The American Pageant Chapters 10 & 11 Vocabulary

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Chapter 10 & 11 vocab * Louisiana Purchase- The territory sold by France to the US in 1803, comprising the western part of the Mississippi valley. * Farewell Address- written by President George Washington, published in a Philadelphia newspaper in 1796 to announce that he would not run for a third term and to advise against political parties and having permanent foreign alliances * Proclamation of Neutrality- The Proclamation of Neutrality issued by George Washington on April 22, 1793, saying that the United States were going to be neutral in the conflict between France and Great Britain. * XYZ affair- French secret agents demanded a bribe and a loan to France in the middle of negotiating a dispute over the Jay Treaty * Battle of Saratoga- a major battle of the of the American Revolution (1777) * Whiskey Rebellion- a 1794 protest over a tax on all liquor made and sold in the United States * Federalist Papers- eighty-five essays written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay to persuade the voters of New York to adopt the Constitution. * Great Compromise- an agreement between large and small states reached during the Philadelphia Convention of 1787 that in part defined the legislative structure and representation that each state would have under the United States Constitution. It proposed a bicameral legislature * BUS- made to handle the financial needs and requirements of the new central government of the newly formed United States. * Marbury vs Madison- the Supreme Court reaffirmed that the Constitution gave the Court the authority of judicial review * McCulloch vs Maryland- the federal government has "implied powers" to carry out, without state interference, any and all rights given by the Constitution, the Court ruled that the federal government could charter a bank and a state could not tax it.

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