Unit III Key Terms List

Unit III Key terms and Concepts

First Bank of the United States

Hamilton’s Reports (Public Credit, the Bank, Manufactures)

Whiskey Rebellion/excise tax

Hamiltonian v. Jeffersonian philosophy

Loose v. strict construction

Federalist Party

Republican (Democratic-Republican) Party

The First Party System

the “elastic clause”


Washington’s Farewell Address

Bill of Rights

Napoleonic Wars and U.S. foreign policy

Neutrality Proclamation of 1793

Jay Treaty

Pinckney Treaty

Citizen Genet

Elections of 1796, 1800, and 1820

X, Y, and Z Affair

The Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions

The Alien and Sedition Acts (know specific acts)

The “Quasi War”

Convention of 1800

Convention of 1818

Adams-Onis Treaty (1819)

Louisiana Purchase

Hartford Convention

Tariff of 1816

Second Bank of the U.S.

Embargo Act

Non-Intercourse Act

Macon’s Bill #2


“War Hawks”

War of 1812 – causes and effects

Monroe Doctrine

Missouri Compromise

Marbury v. Madison (1803)

McCulloch v. Maryland (1819)

Gibbons v. Ogden (1824)

Fletcher v. Peck (1818)

Dartmouth v. Woodward (1817)

The “American System”

Erie Canal

John Quincy Adams

Henry Clay

John C. Calhoun

“Republican motherhood”

The “Era of Good Feelings”

Jefferson’s First Inaugural Address

Hamilton’s Plans