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The Jefferson Era
A little game to review the presidency of Thomas Jefferson
In the presidential election of 1800, Republicans Thomas Jefferson and ______________ each received the same number of electoral votes.
The ______________________ broke the tie in the election of 1800 when Jefferson won on the thirty-sixth vote.
House of Representatives
Jefferson wanted to limit the power of the national ____________.
The election of 1800 was important because it was the first time that one _____________ had replaced another in power in the United States.
Under Jefferson, Congress allowed the ___________ to expire.
Alien and Sedition Acts
Even though he had originally opposed it, Jefferson agreed to support the ___________ which the Federalists had created.
Bank of the United States
Chief Justice _____________ wrote the Supreme Court opinion that established the Court's power to check the power of the other branches of government.
_________________ was an important Supreme Court ruling because it confirmed the Court's power to declare acts of Congress illegal.
Marbury v. Madison
The principle of ____________ made the judiciary a much stronger part of the national government.
The ___________________ nearly tripled the size of the United States
_________________ of France offered to sell Louisiana to the United States because he needed money for his war with Great Britain
Expeditions into western territories greatly increased American knowledge of the ______
President Jefferson sent _____________ and ____________ to explore the Louisiana Territory and to look for a river route to the Pacific Ocean.
Meriwether Lewis and William Clark
___________ was very important because many American good passed through its port at the mouth of the Mississippi River
Many Americans believed that this country was behind efforts to provide military aid to Native Americans in the western frontier.
Americans were angered by this British practice of forcing people to serve in their army or navy.
He asked Congress to declare war against Great Britain in 1812
This law passed in 1807 greatly damaging American trade and hurt President Jefferson's popularity
This Shawnee chief hoped to unite American Indians in the Northwest Territory against the United States
He was the governor of Indiana Territory who defeated a union of Native Americans at the Battle of Tippecanoe
William Henry Harrison
Members of Congress who called for war against Britain were known as this.
This U.S. warship was built to protect American merchant ships from attack.
War between Great Britain and this country led to many problems for the United States
This law, which replaced a previous ban on trade, outlawed trade with Britain, France, and their colonies.
In 1812, the United States and _____________ went to war.
As a result of the decline in trade during the war, _____________ in the United States was forced to grow.
Captain ________________ was given the task of breaking Britain's control of Lake Erie
Oliver Hazard Perry
The Battle of ________________ was the last major conflict of the War of 1812.
As commander of the Tennessee militia, ______________ defeated the Creek Indians at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend.
President Madison was forced to flee when the British attacked ________ and set fire to many government buildings.
A disadvantage the United States faced in the war was that its __________ was not as large or as powerful as that of Great Britain.
The ____________ was a gathering of New England Federalists who opposed the war.
Signed in Belgium on December 24, 1814, the ___________ ended the War of 181.
Treaty of Ghent
One of the positive effects of the war was that it increased a feeling of _________ among Americans.
How to Play
Separate students into teams.
Teams take turns choosing random questions.
button after an answer has been given.
If the answer is correct press
, if not, press the
Tip: When in-game, click team names a few times to rename them!
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