Match these men with their accomplishments. 1. succeeded james madison as president john quincy adams 2. opposed the tariff of 1816 john marshall 3. sold the louisiana territory to the united states napoleon 4. won the battle of new orleans martin van buren 5. proposed construction of the erie canal oliver hazard perry 6. won the battle of lake erie francis scott key 7. resigned as jackson's vice president dewitt clinton 8. wrote the "star-spangled banner" daniel webster 9. strengthened the influence of the supreme court andrew jackson 10. succeeded andrew jackson as president james monroe 11. the secretary of state who supported the monroe doctrine john c. calhoun
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1: James Monroe: succeeded James Madison as President
James Monroe took to the office as the fifth president of the US in 1817, succeeding James Madison in the month of March of the year -after James Madison had completed his 8 years of presidency. Monroe completed his 8 years of presidency, serving from 1817 till 1825.
2: Daniel Webster: opposed the Tariff of 1816
The Tariff of 1816, more commonly known as the Dallas Tariff, was devised to protect the United States industry by setting 38% tax on 92% of all the goods imported.
Webster was in favor of the tariff, but was not in favor of the high rates it imposed.
3:Napoleon: sold Louisiana Territory to USA
Napolean Bonaparte was the Frenchman who sold Louisiana to the Unites States in 1803, selling one acre for 3 cents, and the complete territory was sold for fifteen million francs.
This territory contributes nearly half of the US today, and includes 15 of the states now, of which some are the Nebraska, Oklahoma and Missouri.
4: Andrew Jackson: won Battle of New Orleans
The battle of New Orleans took place on the 8th of January, in 1815. This was a battle fought between the British Army and the Army of the United States approximately eight kilometers from the city of New Orleans.
The battle was won by the army of the United States, which were lead by Brevet Major General, Andrew Jackson.
5: DeWitt Clinton: proposed construction of the Erie Canal
Erie Canal is a canal located in New York city, which has 36 locks, and is 584 kilometers in length. The project was completed over 8 years, from 1817 to 1825. DeWitt Clinton was the New York Governor who proposed the project, which was allowed 7 million dollars for construction. The Erie Canal served to connect the Atlantic Ocean with the western waterways.
6: Oliver Hazard Perry: won the Battle of Lake Erie
The Battle of Lake Erie, also called the Battle of Put-in-Bay, took place on September of 1813, on Lake Erie. The battle occurred during the War of 1812, and involved the defeat of the British Navy by the United States Navy. This put the United States in a favorable position in the War as they had control of the Lake.
Oliver Hazard Perry was one of the commanders who played a pivotal role in the victory
7: John C. Calhoun: resigned as Jackson's Vice President
Andrew Jackson served as the seventh President of the United States, completing his 8 year term from 1829 to 1837. During this period, Jackson had two vice presidents. John C. Calhoun was his vice president over a period of 1829 to 1832, after which he Calhoun resigned and entered the Senate.
8: Francis Scott Key: wrote the "Star-Spangled Banner"
The Star-Spangled Banner is the name of the national anthem of the United States. The anthem was adopted in March, 1931, with the music being from John Stafford Smith – To Anacreon in Heaven.
The lyrics of the anthem were taken from a poem which was written by Francis Scott Key in 1814.
9: John Marshall: strengthened the influence of the Supreme Court
John James Marshall functioned as the fourth Chief Justice of the United States, over a period of 34 years, from 1801 till 1835 -which is the longest a chief justice has served in the US. Before John Marshall’s term, the Supreme Court had minor powers, but Marshall transformed it over his tenure into a major organ of the government, and making it almost a co-equal branch of government in the United States.
10: Martin Von Buren: succeeded Andrew Jackson as President
Martin Van Buren took office as the eighth president of the United States, over a period of four years, from 1837 to 1841. He succeeded and was endorsed by Andrew Jackson (the seventh president of the US) who was very popular at the time. He was the only President of the United States whose second language was English.
11: John Quincy Adams: was the Secretary of State who supported the Monroe Doctrine
Monroe Doctrine of 1823 is a famous policy of the US which stood as a threat to all European Nations who sought to colonize the United States, or establish their monarchs, and that any attempt to do so would be considered less than friendly. The author of this doctrine was the Secretary of the State at the time, John Quincy Adams.
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The correct answers are:
1. succeeded James Madison as president
2. opposed the Tariff of 1816
3. obtained Florida from the Spanish
4. proposed construction of the Erie Canal
5. strengthened the influence of the Supreme Court
6. supported the Tariff of 1816
John C. Calhoun
7. the Secretary of State who supported the Monroe Doctrine
John Quincy Adams
1-James Madison was the 4th President of the United States (1809-1817) and was succeeded by James Monroe (1817-1825).
After the war of 1812 there was a large trade deficit with Great Britain. The Secretary of the Treasury of James Adams, Alexander Dallas proposed to implement an increase of the customs tariffs that duplicated the effective ones in that moment.
2-Daniel Webster was an important member of the House of Representatives for the State of New England who strongly opposed the implementation of the Tariffs of 1816 and the protectionist economic model called American System.
3-General Andrew Jackson, who later held the position of President (1829-1837), commanded a Georgian-based army that defended the borders of the Union and made several incursions into northwest Florida as part of the Seminole wars (1817-1818) managing to invade a large part of the territory. This allowed Secretary of State John Quincy Adams during the government of James Monroe, to negotiate on favorable terms the Secession of the Territory of Las Floridas by Spain to the United States through the Treaty of Adams-Onís.
4-DeWitt Clinton was a governor of the State of New York (1817-1822) famous for the concretion of major infrastructure works during his tenure. It highlights the work called Canal de Erie that currently joins the Great Lakes with the Atlantic Ocean.
5-John Marshall fue Presidente de la Corte Suprema (1801-1835) y realizó importantes reformas jurídicas y judiciales. Su propósito fue fundamental para consolidar el sistema institucional de la Nación y la máxima importancia en el cumplimiento de la Constitución.
6-South Carolina representative John C. Calhoun called for national unity through the interdependence between industry and the commercialization of raw materials and requested that the United States industry be protected.
7-On the other hand John Quincy Adams also during the presidency of James Monroe drafted the Monroe Doctrine, which was a policy of support to the Latin American countries against the colonial occupation of the European powers.
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