Presentation on theme: "He was a skilled Confederate general from Virginia."— Presentation transcript:
1 He was a skilled Confederate general from Virginia.
2 He was a major author of the Declaration of Independence He was the leader of the Democratic Republicans. He favored a weak national government. He supported states’ powers and small business and farmers. He opposed a national bank.He bought Louisiana from France (Louisiana Purchase).Lewis and Clark explored this new land west of the Mississippi River.
3 He was the leader of the Army of Northern Virginia He was the leader of the Army of Northern Virginia. He was offered command of the Union forces at the beginning of the war but chose not to fight against Virginia. He opposed secession, but did not believe the union should be held together by force. He urged Southerners to accept defeat at the end of the war and reunite as Americans when some wanted to fight on.
4 He was the author of the Bill of Rights He was the author of the Bill of Rights. The War of l812, which was fought during his presidency, caused European nations to gain respect for the United States.
7 He claimed the Mississippi River Valley for France.
8 He was Commander of the Continental Army He was Commander of the Continental Army. During his presidency the federal court system was established, political parties grew out of the disagreements between Hamilton and Jefferson over the proper role of the national government, the Bill of Rights was added to the Constitution of the United States of America, plans were initiated for development of the national capital in Washington, D.C.
9 He was the British general who surrendered at Yorktown.
10 He championed the cause of independence He championed the cause of independence. A two-party system emerged during his term as president.
11 He was an outspoken member of House of Burgesses He was an outspoken member of House of Burgesses. He inspired colonial patriotism with “Give me liberty or give me death” speech.
12 He was President of the United States He was President of the United States. He opposed the spread of slavery and issued the Emancipation Proclamation. He was determined to preserve the Union—by force if necessary. He believed the United States was one nation, not a collection of independent states. He wrote the Gettysburg Address that said the Civil War was to preserve a government “of the people, by the people, and for the people.”Following Lincoln’s election, the southern states seceded from the Union. Lincoln and many Northerners believed that the United States was one nation that could not be separated or divided.
13 He was a prominent member of Continental Congress; he helped frame the Declaration of Independence.
14 He was a journalist and author of Common Sense.
15 A former slave who wrote poems and plays supporting American independence.
16 Patriot who made a daring ride to warn colonists of British arrival.
17 He was general of the Union army that defeated Robert E. Lee.
29 This gentleman explored this new land west of the Mississippi River This gentleman explored this new land west of the Mississippi River. In the Lewis and Clark expedition, Meriwether Lewis and William Clark explored the Louisiana Purchase from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean.
30 African American sailor and later a Union naval captain, was highly honored for his feats of bravery and heroism. He became a Congressman after the Civil War.
35 The cotton gin was improved by this guy The cotton gin was improved by this guy. It increased the production of cotton and thus increased the need for slave labor to cultivate and pick the cotton.
36 He explored this new land west of the Mississippi River He explored this new land west of the Mississippi River. In the Lewis and Clark expedition, Meriwether Lewis and William Clark explored the Louisiana Purchase from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean.
37 He was President of the Confederate States of America.
38 He was a slave who worked with Cyrus McCormick to invent the reaper.
39 He was the man whose ideas include: people have natural rights to life, liberty, and property; government is created to protect the rights of people and has only the limited and specific powers the people consent to give it.