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Election of 1800
Thank you for electing me I promise to do what is best for the country.
Marbury v. Madison
We should have a way to make sure that unconstitutional laws can be stopped
That law seems unconstitutional. Glad the supreme court can stop it.
Jefferson is elected and it is the first transfer of political power in the government.
Pleasure doing business with you. Hope we can continue.
The court case established the idea of Judicial Review.
Lewis and Clarke
This is a perfect area for a new settlement
Judicial review states that the supreme court can declare federal laws unconstitutional.
Embargo Act 1807
The US buys territory from France for 15 million. This includes the port of New Orleans.
A scientific expedition into the territory of Louisiana Purchase to gather information.
An act passed that prevented Merchants from sailing to foreign ports.
We can no longer trade with Britain and this should be law