Period 4: 1800-1848

Nick Long

The Louisiana Purchase - 1803

The Louisiana Purchase was a land deal between the United States and France, the U.S. acquired approximately 827,000 square miles of land west of the Mississippi River for $15 million.

Embargo Act of 1807

  • Act issued by President Thomas Jefferson.
  • Embargo Act was to forbade American ships from leaving U.S.
  • Hurt National Economy
  • Goal: Get France and Britain to respect the U.S.
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Webster-Ashburn Treaty

  • Webster–Ashburton Treaty was signed August 9, 1842
  • The treaty resolved several border issues between the United States and the British North American colonies.
  • Signed under John Tyler's presidency, it resolved the Aroostook War, a nonviolent dispute over the location of the Maine–New Brunswick border.
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Corrupt Bargain -1825

  • The 1824 election ended without either candidate gaining majority in the electoral college.
  • Clay sided with JQ Adams and all Clay's followers sided with JQ Adams also.
  • Led To Quincy Adams becoming president.
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The Second Great Awakening

Work Exchange Trade (WXT)

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Geography(GEO)

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