APUSH- Ch. 8 Vocab

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APUSH- Ch. 8 Vocab
2012-10-11 22:04:00

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  1. Battle of the Thames
    Battle at which Tecumseh died in, which ended the Indian confederation
  2. Battle of New Orleans
    battle in 1815 between american and british troops for control of New Orleans, ending in an american victory
  3. Treaty of Ghent
    Treaty that ended the War of 1812 and maintained prewar conditions
  4. “Blue Light” Federalists
    term used by people who believed that certain federalists signaled the british when americans were coming
  5. Hartford Convention
    Meeting of Federalists near the end of the War of 1812 in which the party listed it's complaints against the ruling Republican Party. These actions were largley viewed as traitorous to the country and lost the Federalist much influence
  6. Rush-Bagot agreement
    a treaty between the United States and Britain limiting naval armaments on the Great Lakes andLake Champlain, following the War of 1812
  7. nationalism
    Pride in one's country
  8. Tariff of 1818
    A protective tariff designed to help American industries
  9. American System
     a mercantilist economic plan that played a prominent role inAmerican policy during the first half of the 19th century.
  10. Era of Good Feelings
    An political era when the Federalist party faded away and there were almost no divisions; James Monroe was President
  11. Panic of 1819
    A natural post-war depression caused by overproduction and the reduced demand for goods after the war. However, it was generally blamed on the National Bank
  12. Missouri Compromise
    an agreement in 1820 between pro-slavery and anti-slavery factions in the United States concerning the extension of slavery into new territories
  13. McCulloch v. Maryland
    Maryland was trying to tax the national bank and Supreme Court ruled that federal law was stronger than the state law
  14. Gibbons v. Ogden
    steamboat case that gave broad interpretation to "interstate commerce"
  15. Fletcher v. Peck
    Supreme Court has the power to declare state laws unconstitutional (Yazoo Land Act)
  16. Treaty of 1818
    This treaty between the Spanish and the Americans ceded Spanish-claimed Florida to America in return for the cession of Texas to the Spanish
  17. Monroe Doctrine
    A statement of foreign policy which proclaimed that Europe should not interfere in affairs within the United States or in the development of other countries in the Western Hemisphere.