The Age of Jefferson, 1800-1816

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The Age of Jefferson, 1800-1816 Jefferson’s Presidency LA purchase- wanted New Orleans for $10 million, but got all of LA for $15 It didn’t say in the constitution if he could buy land Barbary Pirates- they demanded more than usual, so Jefferson sent navy Chesapeake-Leopard affair- English took Embargo Act- Prohibited American merchants from sailing to foreign ports (devastating results) J. Marshall- 34 yrs as Chief justice- strengthened the central govt. at the expense of states rights Marbury v. Madison - judicial review Fletcher v. Peck - contracts Martin v. Hunter’s Lease - jurisdiction over states Dartmouth College v. Woodward - contracts McCulloch v. Maryland - national bank Cohens v. VA - jurisdiction over states Gibbons v. Ogden - govt. control of interstate commerce Burr Controversy- wanted NY to secede- killed Hamilton in a duel- tried for treason
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course HIUS 201 taught by Professor Kett during the Spring '08 term at UVA.

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