Jefferson & the judiciary: reminded americans that they agreed on far more than they disagreed. acquittal of chase and pickering ended jefferson s skirmishes with the judiciary y the louisiana purchase. Jefferson sent lewis and clark to explore the newly gained territory; led by sacajawea, a 16 year old shoshone girl stolen by a rival tribe: lewis and clark became diplomats as well as explorers ook 2 years. Ii) gathering storm: how did usa slide into war with great britain? y. American ships for service in the royal navy. royal navies floating hells , brutal and paid poorly. public outrage mounted y embargo act of 1807. James madison and the failure of the peaceable coercion: madison handily won presidency in 1808, madison seemed to be a weak figured (physically) compared the. Iii) the war of 1812: war hawks: members of congress elected from the western states in. 1810 who wanted war with britain; led by henry clay.