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- Alabama, history : History of Alabama, a State of the United States since 1819. Previously a territory.
- Albert Gallatin : 1761-1849, Swiss born American statesman and anthropologist
- Alexander Hamilton : (1757-1804) American politician, financier and political theorist who authored the Federalist Papers.
- Battle of New Orleans : A battle in 1815 in which General Andrew Jackson defeated an invading British army at the end of the War of 1812.
- Canada : The world's second-largest country by total area, occupying most of northern North America; officially a bilingual nation, in English and French (population approx. 27 million).
- Cruiser : While definitions vary with time and doctrine, a large warship capable of acting independently, as a flagship, or a major escort; capabilities include anti-air warfare, anti-surface warfare, anti-submarine warfare, land attack, and possibly ballistic missile defense
- Daniel Webster : (1782-1852) Leading American politician of the antebellum Whig Party, famous for his oratory, his legal and diplomatic skills, and his efforts to prevent the Civil War in the name of American nationalism.
- Democratic-Republican Party : A United States political party during the First Party System, 1792-1820s, founded by Thomas Jefferson and James Madison.
- Embargo of 1807 : Add brief definition or description
- Era of Good Feelings : Approximately 1816-1824; an era of very weak partisanship during the administration of U.S. President James Monroe.
- Essex Junto : A group of New England Federalists who opposed the national policies of Adams, Jefferson, and Madison.
- Federal Reserve System : The authority to which the United States government has assigned responsibility for the conduct of monetary policy and the supervision of member banks.
- Federalist Party : An American political party during the First Party System, in the period 1791 to 1816, with remnants lasting into the 1820s.
- First Party System : U.S. political system (1792-early 1820s) pitting Alexander Hamilton's Federalist Party against the Democratic-Republican Party of Thomas Jefferson and James Madison.
- Fiscal conservatism : A political position (primarily in the United States) that calls for lower levels of public spending, lower taxes and lower government debt.
- Florida : A State in the south-eastern USA.
- Frontier, American : Add brief definition or description
- Halifax, Nova Scotia : Largest urban community in Atlantic Canada, whose residents are known as Haligonians.
- Hamilton, Ontario : Ontario's third-largest city, with a population over 500,000, located at the head of Lake Ontario.
- Henry Clay : (1777-1852) American Whig Party leader, 3-time failed presidential candidate, and broker of North/South compromises that held the Union together.
- Jacksonian Democracy : The political philosophy of the Second Party System in the United States in the 1820s to 1840s, especially the positions of President Andrew Jackson and his followers in the new Democratic Party.
- James Madison : (March 16, 1751 – June 28, 1836), An American politician, political theorist, Secretary of State, fourth President of the United States of America (1809–1817) and one of the most influential Founding Fathers of the United States.
- James Monroe : (1758-1831) The fifth president of the United States (1817-1825), best known for sponsoring the Monroe Doctrine, and for presiding over a lessening of partisan tensions known as the "Era of Good Feelings."
- Jay Treaty : Treaty between U.S. and Britain, ratified 1795, which settled numerous commercial and other issues left over from the American Revolution.
- Jeffersonville, Indiana : Add brief definition or description
- John C. Calhoun : (1782 – 1850) American statesman and political theorist from South Carolina; a strong advocate of southern state's rights and a defender of the institution of slavery.
- John M. Clayton : Add brief definition or description
- John Quincy Adams : (1767-1848) was the sixth president of the United States (1825-1829), and the son of President John Adams (1797-1801).
- Library of Congress : The world's largest library, which has a division that provides research for the U.S. Congress; although the United States has no official library, the Library of Congress has the role in practice, especially as a cataloging authority and containing the Copyright Office
- Naval guns and gunnery : Artillery weapons on ships, and techniques and devices for aiming them.
- Nova Scotia, history : Add brief definition or description
- Ontario : A province in eastern Canada, the second largest in area and with approximately 12,000,000 people (2006 census) the most populous.
- Ottawa : Capital city of Canada, population 812,129.
- Pittsburgh, History since 1800 : Add brief definition or description
- Rideau Canal : Waterway, opened in 1832, connecting the city of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada with the city of Kingston.
- Second Bank of the United States : Add brief definition or description
- Second Party System : Term used by historians and political scientists referring to the United States' political system from about 1828 to 1854.
- South Carolina, History : One of the original states of the United States.
- Thaddeus Stevens : Add brief definition or description
- Thomas Jefferson : (1743-1826) Third President of the United States; author of the Declaration of Independence and the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom; father of the University of Virginia
- Thomas McKean : (March 19, 1734 - June 24, 1817) American lawyer and politician who was a delegate to the Continental Congress and a signer of the Declaration of Independence.
- U.S. Civil War, Origins : The U.S. Civil War emerged from the expansion of slavery in the U.S. and its implication in all aspects of U.S. society, economy, and politics.
- U.S. Democratic Party, history : Add brief definition or description
- U.S. Demographic History : Historic trends in population growth, geographical distribution by states and urban-rural, internal migration, and components of change (births, deaths, immigration), as well as race and ethnicity, and population policy as they relate to the United States.
- U.S. History : The history of the United States from the colonial era to the present.
- U.S. Navy : The branch of the United States Armed Forces charged with sea operations
- U.S. foreign policy : The foreign relations and diplomacy of the United States since 1775.
- United States Army : Branch of the United States Armed Forces with the principal responsibility of conducting large-scale ground combat
- War Department, U.S. : One of the three original cabinet departments of the U.S.A., created by the Congress in 1789.
- War of 1812, Causes : This War was caused by British strategic needs of the Napoleonic Wars, primarily its need for sailors to fight Napoleon, and its plan to restrict foreign trade entering France
- White House : The official residence and offices of the President of the United States; also used to describe Presidential level activity
- Zachary Taylor : (1784–1850) President of the United States from 1849 to 1850, led the U.S. army in the Mexican-American War.