Vocab Review - Littlemiamischools.org

January 6, 2018 | Author: Anonymous | Category: History, US History, Revolution And Post-Independence (1775-1820), War Of 1812
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Power of the Supreme Court to declare an act of Congress to be unconstitutional and therefore without any legal authority.

Judicial review

Forcing people to serve in the army or navy.

impressment

Banning of trade.

embargo

Law passed by Congress that banned U.S. trade nly with Britain and France.

Non-Intercourse Act

Battle in which U.S. soldiers led by William Henry Harrison defeated American Indian forces led by Tecumseh.

Battle of Tippecanoe

U.S. victory that forced the British to withdraw from the Great Lakes and gave the U.S. army new hope

Battle of Lake Erie

Battle that broke British power in the Northwest and secured the Canadian border for the United States.

Battle of the Thames

Battle fought two weeks after a peace treaty had been signed.

Battle of New Orleans

Gathering of Federalists in Connecticut to protest the War of 1812.

Hartford Convention

Agreement signed in Belgium on December 24, 1814, to end the war.

Treaty of Ghent

Purchase of French land between the Mississippi River and Rocky Mountains that doubled the size of the U.S.

Louisiana Purchase

Expedition led by Lewis & Clark that began in 1804 to explore the lands bought from France by the U.S. in the Louisiana Purchase

Lewis and Clark expedition

Law that prohibited American merchants from trading with other countries.

Embargo Act

Members of Congress who wanted to declare war against Britain in early 1800’s

War Hawks

U.S. victory in the War of 1812 in which Jackson’s troops forced Creek Indians to give up much of their land in the South.

Battle of Horseshoe Bend

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