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23.) The method that Jefferson employed to bring the judiciary under Republican control wasfirst the repeal of the Judiciary Act of 1801 which would eliminate the judgeships Adams had made. The results of this were that the Judiciary branch ended up becoming equal in power to the legislative and executive branches. Because of the case of Marbury vs. Madison in which Marbury won, power was given to the Supreme Court.
24.) France came into possession of Louisiana by way of signing a secret treaty with Spain called the San Ildefonso in 1800. Napoleon wanted to set up a territory in the new world and had dreams of France being glorified there.
26.) The group in America most concerned that the French had New Orleans were the Westerners. It affected Jefferson politically by making him choose between the support of his people by forcing Spain to let the US use the whole Mississippi river which could start an all out war with France or he would lose his following and become dependent on trade through the ocean through the British fleet.
28.) The reasons behind Jefferson’s reservations over the purchase of Louisiana were that they had not yet been authorized by the government to do so, but he was scared Napoleon might withdraw the offer so he proceeded. He reasoned his doubts away by learning that his treaty making powers under the constitution justified the purchase of Louisiana.
30.) The reaction of the New England Federalists to the Louisiana purchase was one of rage. They realized that the more the country grew and the more states which joined the union spread the power away from the federal government and more to the state governments away from the federalist region. Their plan to overcome these effects was to secede from the Union and form a “Northern Confederacy” but Hamilton would not join the idea and with Burr leading it he failed to win the election and it never worked.
31.) The circumstances that led to the duel

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