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The Jefferson Era Section 1
Transcript of The Jefferson Era Section 1
President Adams Destroys the Federal Judgeship
Right before President Adams left office he appointed 16 federalist judges to the judiciary. Republican Press called them "Midnight Judges" since they were appointed so late. Some of the appointments were made so late that the documents authorizing them were not delivered in time. This led to many controversies when Republican President Jefferson took office. William Marbury was one of the many who did not receive his documents. When Jefferson took office, Marbury demanded the documents that authorized his appointment, but Secretary of State James Madison refused to deliver them and argued the appointment was invalid.
Marbury brought suit and asked the Supreme Court to order Madison to deliver the appointment papers
, a Federalist appointed by John Adams, wrote the Supreme Court opinion that established the Court's power to check the power of the other branches of government
Marbury vs. Madison
was an important Supreme Court ruling because it confirmed the Court's power to declare acts of Congress illegal
The principle of
made the judiciary a much stronger part of the national government
As president, Jefferson believed the National Government should be
Wednesday, December 3 1800
Quiz + Review
In the presidential election of 1800, Republicans Thomas Jefferson and
each received the same number of electoral votes, they each received 73.
The House, like the electoral college also tied
House of Representatives
broke the tie when Jefferson won on the thirty-sixth vote.
The election of 1800 was important because it was the first time that one
had replaced another in power in the United States.
1. In the presidential election of 1800, Republicans Thomas Jefferson and ________ each received the same number of electoral votes
2. The _______ broke the tie in the election of 1800 when Jefferson won on the thirty-sixth vote
3. Jefferson wanted to limit the powers of the national __________
4. The election of 1800 was important because it was the first time that one _________ had replaced another in power in the United States.
5. Under Jefferson, Congress allowed the _________ to expire.
6. Even though he had originally opposed it, Jefferson agreed to support the ___________ which the Federalists had created
7. Chief Justice _______ wrote the Supreme Court opinion that established the Court's power to check the power of the other branches of government
8. ________ was an important Supreme Court ruling because it confirmed the Court's power to declare acts of Congress illegal
9. The principle of ________ made the judiciary a much stronger part of the national government
10. As president, Jefferson believed the national government should be ____.
Ye Olde Post
Jefferson and Burr Tie!
Jefferson wanted to limit the powers of the national
Under Jefferson, Congress allowed the
Alien & Sedition Acts
Even though Jefferson originally opposed it, he agreed to support the
Bank of the United States
which the Federalists had created.
Tea Prices Go Up After Election!
Tea prices skyrocket after federal elections this month. "Times are mad I say. The nerve of these people to raise the tea prices. If I was in charge, I wouldn't raise the prices." Says Mr. Ratburn. Many citizens this evening are rioting in the docks. Hopefully we won't see another Boston Tea Party.