Napoleon French General who was a national hero participated in the new

Napoleon french general who was a national hero

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Napoleon : French General who was a national hero, participated in the new government (consult), became the sole consult of France, made himself the emperor of France. “recreates’ the French empire, wanted to take back Haiti, and New Orleans (gulf port) Berlin/Milan Decree : all neutral ships trading with an enemy of France was subject to French seizure -> enforced the decree after the goods were traded, ended with 500 American ships impounded Orders in Council : reaction to Berlin and Milan Decrees: all neutral ships trading with an enemy of England was subject to British seizure Embargo 1807 : (Jefferson) Stopped American trade with any other foreign nation, embargoed our own trade -> our merchants will not have any distribution or trade -> hoped to affect England so badly that they would give in to American policy Non-intercourse Act : (Madison) Congress passed this after repealing the Embargo act:
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Stated the US would not have trade relations with England or France, fears that it would still limit trade -> didn’t work lmao Macon’s Bill : Let’s everyone ship what they want, merchants can reap as much profit as they want under the threat of impressment; Included a provision that if England or France stops their shit, they will stop embargoing their trade -> Napoleon lied about lifting restrictions of trade -> Duty bound to embargo only England, cancels neutrality Tecumseh’s B ill: binch the fuk?? War Hawks : Consisted of Henry Clay, Calhoun, Benton, etc; Western War Hawks, most notably the new Speaker of the House, Henry Clay of Kentucky, called for war against England and eyed Canada as a possible target of expansion. The Southern War Hawks, led by John C. Calhoun of South Carolina, cast longing glances at Texas and Florida. Henry Clay : Speaker of the House from Kentucky, War Hawk, member of the Whig party, pushed for expansion into Canada and war against England. John Calhoun : Leader of the Southern War Hawks, pushed Madison to go to war and wanted to expand into florida and texas War of 1812 : 1. Fighting the war (US vs UK + Indians + Canada) a. We attacked them and failed 1) Attacked Canada in hopes of weakening Britain b. They attacked and failed 1) 1813 – invade the US from Canada and capture Washington etc -> withdraws bc of lack of supplies, 2 nd invading army c. Let’s call the whole thing off d. Treaty of Ghent, 1814 1) Between the US and England 2) Ended the War of 1812 3) Things as they were before the war; antebellum 4) No change in territorial acquisitions or impressment etc Election of 1812 : Vote for Madison for war (wants to continue the fight against England, had support from the south and the West) OR vote for Dewitt for peace (anti war republican who had support from the North east) Treaty of Ghent 1814 : Between the US and England, Ended the War of 1812, Things as they were before the war; antebellum, No change in territorial acquisitions or impressment etc Hartford Convention : a. Last political mistake, called a protest meeting about nullification and secession from the Union, suggested amendments and introduce it at a bad time lmao
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b. Last presidential candidate in 1816, party dissipates afterwards
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