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1799 when a Seneca named Handsome Lake had
visions and preached that Indians should redistribute
their work for survival, but not give up their culture].
- Meanwhile, African Americans were also adapting parts
of American culture to help them [the liberty, equality
deal] and, as evangelicals became less egalitarian,
began forming their own Baptist/Methodist
congregations. These were sometimes used to plan
revolts, such as Gabriel’s Revolt (1800) and Sancho’s
Conspiracy. Neither plan worked [they were found out]
and they only resulted in increasingly severe laws
68 The Democratic-Republicans in Power (1801 – 1815)
*The “Revolution” of 1800*
- In the Presidential Election of 1800, Jefferson and
Burr both received 73 votes, soundly defeating the
Federalist candidates, Adams and Pinckney. Since J&B
tied, the decision was thrown into the House of
Representatives. Due to Hamilton’s anti-Burr sentiments,
the House chose Jefferson.
- Anyhow, years later, Jefferson referred to his election
as the “Revolution of 1800” b/c it marked the restoration
of a limited and frugal gov’t. Besides his beliefs in a
simple, limited central gov’t, Jefferson called for unity in
his First Inaugural Address.
- In reality, though, Jefferson was consolidating the DRs
hold on power by refusing to recognize appointments
Adams made in the last days of his presidency and by
placing DR’s in vacant seats formerly held by Federalists.
The election of a DR Congress in 1800 completed the
*Jefferson’s Domestic Policies*
- So how did the DR’s put their beliefs into policies for the
country? A&S Acts – the Alien and Sedition Acts, which
the DRs had opposed from the start, were let
expire in 1801 and 1802. Jefferson also refused
to use the acts against his opponents, and
pardoned all those indicted under the acts during
the Adams administration.
69 Naturalization Act of 1802 – this replaced the
Naturalization Act of 1798, setting the requirement
for citizenship back to 5 years only [mo...
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2014 for the course APUSH AP United taught by Professor Orban during the Fall '10 term at Harrison High School, Harrison.
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