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Army General James Wilkinson, then the military governor of Louisiana. The two men hatched a scheme, which appears to have involved Burr establishing a western nation around himself, perhaps in the Mississippi Valley or even in Spanish-held territory, such as California, modernday Texas, or New Mexico. S. control. But before Burr and his men could pull off their plot, Wilkinson betrayed him, informing Jefferson of the conspiracy. When Burr received word of this, he called off his plans. S. government soon placed a reward of $2,000 for Burr’s capture.

As the Federalists had lost the presidency and control of the Congress, they tried to prop up their political power by appointing new Federalist judges under the recently created Judiciary Act. ” Jefferson refused to recognize many of these appointments, and supported the repeal of the Judiciary Act of 1801 the following year. Foreign Challenges and Successes Among the successes of Jefferson’s first term was the purchase of the Louisiana Territory from the French leader, Napoleon Bonaparte. When the Spanish closed the port of New Orleans to American trade traffic in October 1802, Jefferson moved quickly.

They included Representative Henry Clay of Kentucky and a southern Representative from South Carolina, John C. Calhoun—young, fiery men who were just beginning to have an impact on American history, but one that would continue over the next 30 years. 37 38 Early National America Perhaps ironically, despite Madison’s call to fight for sea rights, many Easterners did not vote for the war. In the House, representatives from the New England states, plus New York and New Jersey, voted against war by 34 to 14.

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