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Assignment:  Unit 3 the Expanding Nation Student Name:   Score:  (___/115)*50= ___/50 1. Thomas Jefferson was a critical player in the formation of U.S. government, authoring the  Declaration of Independence, working under George Washington in the Cabinet, and serving as  the third President.  Based on what you have learned about Jefferson (refer to unit 2 lesson 10 if  necessary), explain how his philosophy of government was reflected in his leadership as  President.  Provide specific examples in your answer. (5 points) 2. The Supreme Court case of Marbury v. Madison was important because it established judicial  review.  Explain how the Supreme Court can check the power of Congress by using judicial  review. (3 points) They could act as final authority on meaning of Constitution 3. Describe John Marshall’s role in establishing the precedent of judicial review. (2 points) He wrote the supreme court’s opinion on the Marbury V. Madison case 4. What stood in the way of Napoleon’s plan of rebuilding France’s empire in North America? The heart of his empire(Hispaniola) had been deemed useless 5. Why did President Jefferson want to keep the French from controlling New Orleans? They could block westward expansion, or interfere with vital U.S. trade on the Mississippi River 6. Explain the impact of the Louisiana Purchase on the United States. The U.S. doubled in size, offered much opportunity for agricultural expansion; an enormous tract of  land would be open to settlement, and the free navigation of the Mississippi would be assured. 7. What was the original purpose of the Lewis and Clark expedition?  Was this goal achieved? (2  points) Lewis and Clark were instructed to observe and record the entire range of natural history and  ethnology of the areas they explored, and note possible resources which would support future  settlement. It was hoped that they would discover a river route to the Pacific Ocean. 8. What was the most important consequence of the expedition? It was that exploration of the Pacific Northwest laid the basis for an American claim to the Oregon 
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This note was uploaded on 11/24/2010 for the course HISTORY eb34 taught by Professor Bonewell during the Winter '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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