LO-02c AFP Indepen, Expan, War-3-1

LO-02c AFP Indepen, Expan, War-3-1 - Independence Expansion...

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Independence, Expansion, and War Part 3 LO-04 1
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Independence, Expansion, and War Part 3 The War of 1812 Background Louisiana Purchase Washington (1789-1797) Succeeded in remaining neutral in Br-Fr War Succeeded in getting Eng to make good on Treaty of Paris 1782 – Jay’s Treaty Nov 1794 Succeeded in getting Sp to sign Treaty of San Lorenzo Adams (1797-1801) Faced w/Fr seizures of Amer ships in War w/ Eng In wake of the XYZ affair Adams began rebuilding America’s strength Jefferson (1801-1809) Foreign Policy Expansionist Willing to use force Seeks freedom of action – no entangling alliances “Peace, commerce, and honest friendship w/all nations, entangling alliances w/none…” Jefferson 1801 But America’s expansion was Jefferson’s most significant interest Had eye on the Mississippi valley Vision that extended to the Pacific, the Floridas, Cuba, and a central Amer canal. 2
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In Europe Napoleon comes to power in Fr Fr military situation improves Oct 1800 Fr acquires Louisiana from Sp – Treaty of San Idlefonso Napoleon wants to establish Fr as pre-eminent in Eur & new world By 1802 Eng tired of War Result = one-side Peace of Amiens
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This note was uploaded on 01/09/2012 for the course INTA 3110 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Georgia Tech.

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LO-02c AFP Indepen, Expan, War-3-1 - Independence Expansion...

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