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The Republican Revolution – 1800-1824

1.  Jefferson and his troubles with the Quids
2.  Midnight Judges/ Judiciary Act of 1801/ Marbury v. Madison
3.  Jefferson ‘s pre-presidential values

4.  Louisiana Purchase (why Jefferson acquired it)
5.  Why Federalists opposed the acquisition of Louisiana
6.  Chesapeake Affair
7.  Embargo Act of 1807 (why it was passed, what it did, and what finally happened) / Macon's Bill No. 2 / Non-Intercourse Act
8.  Barbary Pirates and the Tripolitan War
9.  Rule of 1756 / Polly case / Essex case
10.  Causes of the War of 1812 (why the West pressed for war more than other sections)
11.  War Hawks – who they were, what they called for
12.  Rush-Bagot Agreement /Adams-Onis Treaty / Monroe Doctrine
13.  The American System (all the parts - internal improvements, tariff and 2nd National Bank)
14.  Treaty of Ghent
15.  Causes of Industrialization
16.  Era of Good Feelings
17.  Transportation Revolution – causes, and types of transportation
18.  Federal Land policy and its evolution under Jefferson
19.  Missouri Compromise
20.  Panic of 1819
21.  Hartford Convention
22.  Supreme Court decisions – general ideas, and specifics
23.  National Road
24.  Lowell mills

25.  Election of 1800 and the 12th Amendment



With respect to the federal Constitution, the Jeffersonian Republicans are usually characterized as strict constructionists who were opposed to the broad constructionism of the Federalists.  To what extent was this characterization of the two parties accurate during the presidencies of Jefferson and Madison.  In writing your answer use the documents and your knowledge of the period 1801-1817.


Short Answers

1.  As President, was Thomas Jefferson hypocritical to his pre-Presidential values?

2.  United States foreign policy from 1789-1817 can only be described as a moderate success.  Is this a fair statement?