1. How did Thomas Jefferson’s presidency differ from Adams’s? 2. Why did William Marbury Challenge James Madison in court? What was the Supreme Court’s decision? 3. Why did Jefferson want to purchase the Louisiana Territory? Why was he not completely sure about the purchase? 4. Who were Lewis and Clark? Why was their expedition important? 5. How did a war between Great Britain and France involve the U.S.? 6. What was the Embargo Act and how did it effect the American economy? 7. Who were the War Hawks? What were they upset about? What did they want? 8. How was the beginning of the War of 1812 a disaster for the U.S.? 9. How did the war come to and end? Why is the Battle of New Orleans important and unique? 10. How was sectionalism displayed during the War of 1812? 11. How did the Treaty of Ghent and later treaties bring about a warming of relations between the U.S. and Great Britain? 12. How was the U.S. able to gain control of Florida?
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