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the movement w/a religious POV by stressing a return to
traditional moral values [no more alcohol].
- But by 1808 the pair, encouraged by the alliance-eager
British to resist American land claims, was talking more
about American aggression than about religion.
Tecumseh took over and began traveling about to unify
Indians in resistance against the Americans. 72 - Tecumseh led the Indians [who became British allies]
against the Americans in the War of 1812 until his death
at the Battle of the Thames, which marked the end of
*Political Factionalism and Jefferson’s Reelection*
- Before the DR victory in 1800, Federalists objected to
popular campaigning. After their loss, however, a new
generation of Federalists began imitating their rivals,
attacking the DRs for being autocratic Southern planters
and stimulating fears of an overly weak army and navy.
- Competition between Federalists and DRs led to
increasing participation in government, and grassroots
campaigning efforts really began taking root [political
- Since most Federalist never really got the hang of
popular campaigning, the Federalists were weak at he
nat’l level. Extremists like Timothy Pickering, who
suggested the secession of NE in 1803/1804 [plan never
worked b/c co-conspirator Burr wasn’t elected NY
Governor], did not help the Federalist position.
- When DRs weren’t busy fighting Feds they fought
among themselves. The Hamilton-Burr Duel illustrates
the explosiveness of the era’s personal/political conflicts,
but is *surprisingly* the only example where the situation
deteriorated to the point to actual violence.
- On to the Presidential Election of 1804: Jefferson and
Clinton [NY Governor] totally creamed Charles Pinckney
and Rufus King [also of NY]. Jefferson campaigned by
taking credit for the return of republican values and for
the Louisiana Purchase. 73 *Prelude to the War of 1812*
- Jefferson’s goals included non-involvement w/European
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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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