CH11 – The Triumphs & Travails of the Jeffersonian Republic
There were more travails than triumphs.
– Mr. Waldron
Time Frame: 1800-1812
Objectives: At the end of this chapter, you should be able to:
- Explain how Jefferson’s idealistic Revolution of 1800 proved to be more moderate and practical once he began exercising presidential power.
- The Presidents — Thomas Jefferson’s Presidential Style — History.com Videos
- The Revolution of 1800
- The Jeffersonian Revolution (1800–1820) for AP US History | Education.com
- Describe the conflicts between Federalists and Republicans over the judiciary and how John Marshall turned the Supreme Court into a bastion of conservative, federalist power to balance the rise of Jeffersonian democracy
- Marbury v. Madison — History.com Articles, Video, Pictures and Facts
- Describe Jefferson’s basic foreign-policy goals and how he attempted to achieve them.
- American President: Thomas Jefferson: Foreign Affairs
- Foreign Policy Under Thomas Jefferson
- Analyze the causes and effects of the Louisiana Purchase.
- The Presidents — Thomas Jefferson Expands Presidential Power — History.com Videos
- Describe how America was gradually drawn into the turbulent international crisis of the Napoleonic Wars.
- Diplomatic Challenges in an Age of European War [ushistory.org]
- Office of the Historian – Milestones – 1801-1829 – Napoleonic Wars and the United States
- Describe the original goal of Jefferson’s embargo, and explain why it failed.
- #7: Thomas Jefferson’s Embargo (Top 10 Mistakes by U.S. Presidents) | Britannica Blog– A take on Jefferson’s decision
- Embargo of 1807–1809 – Thomas Jefferson – policy, war, domestic, foreign, second
- Embargo of 1807 « Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello
- Explain why President Madison became convinced that a new war with Britain was necessary to maintain America’s experiment in republican government.
- American President: James Madison: Foreign Affairs
- James Madison and the War of 1812