Presentation on theme: "Endgame Review II. A Brief History of Unit 2 Seven Years War (or the French-Indian War) French expand into the Ohio River Valley Washington goes to remove."— Presentation transcript:
A Brief History of Unit 2 Seven Years War (or the French-Indian War) French expand into the Ohio River Valley Washington goes to remove them Causes massive British army and debt Imperial Policy to pay off that debt Sugar/Currency/Stamp/Quartering/Townshend Acts Resistance – Boston Massacre/TP Intolerable Acts and Continental Congress
American Revolution Opening fights – Lex/Concord, Common Sense Declaration of Independence Difficulties of fighting the war for both sides Saratoga, the French, and Yorktown Republican Womanhood Slaves fighting for (white) freedom Freedom of Religion
Articles of Confederation and the Constitution Articles – thrown together during the war Strong Congress, handled state disputes, pragmatic No executive, no power to levy taxes, no supremacy Constitutional Convention – 1787 VA vs NJ Plans – small vs big state; CT Compromise Legislative, Executive, Judicial branches Federalists vs Anti-Federalists
Washington and Adams Washington - Mr. President Cabinet – VP John Adams, State Jefferson, Treasury Hamilton Bill of Rights Crises – French Rev, Genet, Jay Treaty, Whiskey Rebellion John Adams Avoided war with France – Alien/Sedition Acts XYZ Affair Nullification Crisis Election of 1800 – Adams/Pinckney vs Jefferson/Burr
APPARTS Analysis Tool A – Author P – Place/time P – Purpose A – Audience R – Reason T – The Main Idea S – Significance
Practice APPARTS Question Was U.S. Imperialism at the turn of the twentieth century based on arrogance and superiority, or did it reflect a humanitarian concern for the nations of South America and the Pacific?