Causes of the War of 1812
The Americans declared war in 1812 for a number of reasons:
o Desire for expansion into the Northwest Territory (Canada and Florida as well)
o Trade restrictions because of Britain's ongoing war with France
o Impressment of Amer
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Weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation
Merely provided a legal basis for authority that the Continental Congress had already
been exercising. Each state, regardless of its size, was to have but one vote.
States remained sovereign over their own aff
Examples of checks and balances
President could veto bills, but Congress could override the veto with a vote.
Congress could pass bill but Supreme Court could declare it unconstitutional.
Congress could check by amending the Constitution or amending th
The terms of Jays Treaty
George Washington sent Jay to negotiate neural treaty with Britain.
The British would evacuate the posts in the West.
Also opening up their colonies in Asia to American ships.
The United States would pay pre-Revolutionary debt
Southern South America: (Argentina, Chile, Peru)
o There was growing resentment between creoles, peninsulars, and spaniards.
o British invasion of La Plata, citizens fight back and gain sense of national pride.
o San Martin won victories at Chacabuco and
Mercantilism: goals and effects
A loosely developed policy to maximize exports and minimize imports, also known as
a favorable balance of trade
Supposed to guarantee the economic self sufficiency of the British empire and the
growth of its wealth and p
Jacksons popularity and success
Hero of New Orleans in war of 1812
Average yet still someone the people could admire
embodied American ideals
popular among all types of people, regardless of class and section
his great success was his personality- pa
American resistance to the Sugar Act of 1764 and Stamp Act
Boycotted British goods, resulting in the Acts being repealed.
Stamp Act was worse because it affected everyone (excise tax on printed matter passed
by Parliament in 1765 designed to raise reve
Reactions to the Tariff of 1828
Protective Tariff passed by Congress to protect industry in the Northern United States.
o The goal of the tariff was to protect industries in the northern United States which
were being driven out of business by low-priced
President Lincolns proposed plan for reconstructing the Union - Ten Percent Plan:
The process of readmission began in 1862 when Lincoln reappointed provisional
governors for those parts of the South that had been occupied by federal troops.
o All Souther