National Growing Pane Essay

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STUDENTS: Please add explanations, thumbnail pictures, and links as appropriate... James Madison-Much narrower in his interests than Jefferson but in many aspects a deeper thinker, honor meant a lot to him. Came to power during a difficult time where there was constant warfare between European countries. Tried to solve United States problems with Britain and France but was no more effective than Jefferson. Eventually went to war with Britain in the War of 1812.-Nicole Scapicchio Non-Intercourse Act- The Non-Intercourse Act forbid trade only with Great Britain and France, it also authorized the president to end the boycott against either power by proclamation when and if it stopped violating the rights of Americans. -Claire Oswald Macon’s Bill No. 2- It authorized the president to reapply the principle of nonintercourse to either Britain or France if the other should "cease to violate the neutral commerce of the United States." -Claire Oswald Tecumseh and the Prophet- American political leaders popularized the belief that Indians should become farmers and adopt the lives of whites, but Tecumseh, a Shawnee chief, attempted to oppose the movement by establishing a confederation between all tribes east of the Mississippi. Tecumseh was supported by his brother Tenskwatawa or "The Prophet", who promoted that tribes reinvigorate their own culture by boycotting white ways, white clothes, and white liquor. Tecumseh was incredibly smart and a superb hunter whereas "The Prophet" was a religious symbol that boosted the morale of the Indians. - Allison Hoffman William Henry Harrison- A tough, relentless soldier, was the governor of the Indiana Territory. He took land from Indians by tricking them into believing he promised aid against any enemy tribe. His aggressiveness, together with the corroding effects of white civilization, would soon eliminate the

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