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Chapter 8 Study Guide: Jeffersonian Ascendancy Curtiss I. Indian situation in 1790 a. Results of Treaty of Paris (1783) – western boundary = Mississippi River b. 1790: only 200,000 non-Indians west of Appalachian Mountains 1820: 2 million non-Indians west of Appalachian Mountains c. White American attitudes towards Indians: exterminate, assimilate, move d. Formation of Western Confederacy of Indian Peoples i. General “Mad Anthony” Wayne – 1794 – Battle of Fallen Timbers e. Treaty of Greenville (Ohio) 1795 II. Thomas Jefferson’s Presidency ► the “political revolution” of 1800 – how will he try to make gov’t smaller and just as specified in the Constitution? a. b. Naturalization Act – returned to 5 years c. Albert Gallatin (Sec’y of Treasury) – the Swiss who hates debt! i. Pay down national debt from $83 million to $45 million in eight years d. Repeal of direct taxes like Whiskey Tax e. Standing army reduced in size i. Founding of West Point in 1802; Army Corps of Engineers f. Finally accepts idea of federal bank g. Closes down several foreign embassies h. Louisiana Purchase: 1803 i. Why is Napoleon willing to give up his idea of an American empire? ii.
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This note was uploaded on 12/12/2010 for the course HIS History 13 taught by Professor Grids during the Spring '10 term at Highland CC.

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