In Marbury v. Madison, Chief Justice John Marshall argued successfully that the Supreme Court could
declare federal laws unconstitutional
remove federal officials who would not or could not perform their duties
decide whether debts should be considered in contracts.
uphold the authority of the federal government over the states
Which of the following DOES NOT describe the Louisiana Purchase?
The United States purchased Louisiana from France for $15 million
French power expanded in the Western Hemisphere
Jefferson expanded the powers of the Presidency
the United States doubled in size.
Between 1806 and 1809, The Embargo Act and the Non-Intercourse act sought to
bring peace between France and Britain
balance Southern and Northern economic power.
force Great Britain to recognize American rights
help Britain in wars with Napoleon
The Lewis and Clark expedition occurred AFTER which of the following events?
the War of 1812
The Louisiana Purchase
The Embargo Act of 1807
The Treaty of Ghent
The War of 1812
was a disaster for the United States
could be considered the 2nd War for American Independence
was considered a victory for Britain
resulted in the fall of the British government
In the Treaty of Ghent,
most American demands were satisfied
the issues that led to war were finally resolved
nothing was settled beyond a restoration of the prewar conditions
Britain agreed to end the impressment of American sailors
The Embargo Act was a disaster because it hurt
This "midnight judge" lost his case for appointment in a celebrated Supreme Court decision
The process of taking sailors off of American ships and forcing them to help the British is
a strict interpretation
The guide who helped Lewis and Clark on their famous expedition was
The power of the Supreme Court to decide whether laws are constitutional is called
Which of the following allowed the United States to trade with all nations except Britain and France?
As a result of the Louisiana Purchase, the United States
bought land from Spain
went to war with France
lost control of New Orleans
gained land west of the Mississippi River
Bronson Arroyo, former Reds pitcher, won the World Series while playing with the
Boston Red Sox
New York Mets