Republican Ascendancy

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In History
  • Jefferson Elected President

    Jefferson Elected President
    Jefferson beats Adams and Burr for presidency
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  • Judiciary Act repealed

    Judiciary Act repealed
    Repealed to get rid of the midnight judges
  • Marbury v. Madison ruling

    Marbury v. Madison ruling
    Sets precedent on Judicial Review
  • Louisiana Purchase

    Louisiana Purchase
    Doubled the size of America for only $15 million
  • Lewis and Clark Expidition

    Lewis and Clark Expidition
    Louis and Clark are sent out to explore the Louisiana territory
  • Alexander Hamilton's death

    Alexander Hamilton's death
    Aaron Burr kills Hamilton in a duel for perhaps influencing his defeat in the election
  • Justice Samuel Chase acquitted

    Justice Samuel Chase acquitted
    American politicians did not like tampering with the constitution to get rid of specific judges
  • Burr tried for conspiracy

    Burr tried for conspiracy
    Burr tried for trying to separate the west from the Union
  • Embargo Act Passed

    Embargo Act Passed
    Ends U.S. commerce with everyone
  • Slave Trade Ended

    Slave Trade Ended
    Law signed in 1807 prohibited importation of slaves into the U.S. after the New year
  • Madison Elected President

    Madison Elected President
    Madison beats Federalist Pickney
  • Non-Intercourse act passed

    Non-Intercourse act passed
    Authorized the resumption of trade between the US and the rest of the world except Britain and France
  • Victory at Tippecanoe

    Victory at Tippecanoe
    Harrison defeats indians at Tippecanoe
  • War of 1812 Begins

    War of 1812 Begins
    U.S. Declares war against Britain
  • Battle of Put in Bay

    Battle of Put in Bay
    Oliver Hazard Perry destroys British fleet
  • Washington D.C. burned

    Washington D.C. burned
    British marines burn Washington DC
  • Battle of Plattsburgh

    Battle of Plattsburgh
    American Victory
  • Hartford Convention

    Hartford Convention
    moderate federalists meet to recommend constitutional changes
  • Treaty of Ghent

    Treaty of Ghent
    Ends war of 1812. Doesn't do much except agree to end fighting
  • Battle of New Orleans ends

    Battle of New Orleans ends
    Andrew Jackson's army destroys Pakenham's forces