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Unformatted text preview: March 12, 2009 Outline: Jefferson and the 2 nd War for Independence-Election of 1800-Revolution of 1800-Principles of 98-Republican America different from Monarchical Europe-Limited Central Government-Louisiana Purchase, 1803-Jeffersons war of war: Embargo-Tecumseh-Mr. Madisons War-Old Villains and New Heroes-Hartford Convention-Andrew Jackson *Patriot and Two Page Analysis Up to 3 extra credits points (narrative with a critical eye of a historian, relationship of enslaved, American forces and British forces, what they get fractionally wrong) *Study Guide is posted with the IDs and the Essay Election of 1800- huge deal, there have been 3 terms of federalist, (two for Washington and 1 for adams) would there be a peaceful exchange of power? Much like election of 2000, vicious campaigning, backroom negotiating, 4 canidates on the ticket. Federelist- adams and Charles C. Pinkckney, and Jeffersonian Rep-jefferson and Aaron Burr Hamilton negotinating and trying to throw the election. It ends of backfiring, instead of cancelling out jeff and burr, they cancel out adams and pickney, there is a tie between Jefferson and burr. They spend entire winter, waiting while congress working it out. Jefferson is the Vice President, and finally the tie is broken Jefferson elected by near margin and Aaron Burr is V.P. Adams gets his revenge by appointing federal chief justices. Midnight Appointees-Included Chief Justice John Marshall. T.J has been elected and he saw his own election as saving the spirit of the Revolution. Watch America pull away from absolutism and move away from that forever. The capitol, in March 1801, he walked from his house to the white house, he walked instead of riding to break away from the Pomp and Circumstance, it is practical, Washington was built on a swamp, congressmen got lost in the forest. Unfinished path that went from the excecutive mansion to the capitol and this is how is walked. He was swarned in by Marshall, adams was not there, and it reminded everyone of the bitterness. This was time to mend fences. Americans need to reckonize, every difference from opinion. We are all federalist, we are all republicansa wise and frugal government.the revolution he is talking about is restoring liberty and the tranquility from 1776. Jeffersons ideals cast a long shadow from 1801-1824, but administration sets forth some real problems. President Jeffersons Vision 1. Principles of 98-directly responding to Kentucky/Virginian acts1.fight against corruption and special interests, centralization. 2. Responsibility to protect liberties and rights of individuals. 3.Calls for strict construction of Constitution, stick to the Constitution. 4.Will allow alien and sedition acts to expire. 5. He will abolish the tax on Whiskey....
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