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Thursday, Dec. 8 1. Update your table of contents if you did not yesterday DateTitle Entry # 11/29The Legacy of War notes 67 12/2Chapter 8 Timeline68 12/5Issues.

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1 Thursday, Dec Update your table of contents if you did not yesterday DateTitle Entry # 11/29The Legacy of War notes 67 12/2Chapter 8 Timeline68 12/5Issues After the War notes69 12/5Chapter 8 Vocabulary70 12/6Analyzing Primary Sources worksheet 71 12/7Articles of Confederation notes 72 12/7Articles of Confederation political cartoon Turn to entry 72

2 Dec. 7: Articles of Confederation Notes I.States Write Constitutions 1. Most states wrote constitutions to spell out rights of all citizens and to limit the power of government

3 Dec. 7: Articles of Confederation Notes I.States Write Constitutions 1. Most states wrote constitutions to spell out rights of all citizens and to limit the power of government 2. Constitutions were similar to colonial governments – they divided the power between the legislature and executive (governor)

4 Dec. 7: Articles of Confederation Notes I.States Write Constitutions 1. Most states wrote constitutions to spell out rights of all citizens and to limit the power of government 2. Constitutions were similar to colonial governments – they divided the power between the legislature and executive (governor) 3. More people could vote – white, male, over 21, land owner/tax payer

5 Articles of Confederation Notes II. Articles of Confederation 1. First United States constitution created in 1777 Strengths 1. Make war and peace 2. Print money 3. Set up postal system

6 Articles of Confederation Notes II. Articles of Confederation 1. First United States constitution created in 1777 Strengths 1. Make war and peace 2. Print money 3. Set up postal system 4. Won independence

7 Articles of Confederation Notes II. Articles of Confederation 1. First United States constitution created in 1777 Strengths 1. Make war and peace 2. Print money 3. Set up postal system 4. Won independence 5. Land Ordinance of Divided NW territory into townships

8 Articles of Confederation Notes II. Articles of Confederation 1. First United States constitution created in 1777 Strengths 1. Make war and peace 2. Print money 3. Set up postal system 4. Won independence 5. Land Ordinance of Divided NW territory into townships 6. Northwest Ordinance – Set up government in NW territory Outlawed slavery Provided a way to admit new states

9 Articles of Confederation Notes Weakness’s 1. Couldn’t raise taxes

10 Articles of Confederation Notes Weakness’s 1. Couldn’t raise taxes 2. 9 states to make a law

11 Articles of Confederation Notes Weakness’s 1. Couldn’t raise taxes 2. 9 states to make a law states to amend the articles

12 Articles of Confederation Notes Weakness’s 1. Couldn’t raise taxes 2. 9 states to make a law states to amend the articles 4. Other nations took advantage

13 Articles of Confederation Notes Weakness’s 1. Couldn’t raise taxes 2. 9 states to make a law states to amend the articles 4. Other nations took advantage 5. Depression – Continental money wasn’t worth

14 Articles of Confederation Notes Weakness’s 1. Couldn’t raise taxes 2. 9 states to make a law states to amend the articles 4. Other nations took advantage 5. Depression – Continental money wasn’t worth 6. No executive branch

15 Articles of Confederation Notes Weakness’s 1. Couldn’t raise taxes 2. 9 states to make a law states to amend the articles 4. Other nations took advantage 5. Depression – Continental money wasn’t worth 6. No executive branch 7. No national courts

16 Dec. 7: Articles of Confederation Notes III. A Call for Change1. Depression hit farmers hard – could not pay back loans from Revolution

17 Dec. 7: Articles of Confederation Notes III. A Call for Change1. Depression hit farmers hard – could not pay back loans from Revolution 2. Massachusetts raised taxes and courts seized farm land

18 Dec. 7: Articles of Confederation Notes III. A Call for Change1. Depression hit farmers hard – could not pay back loans from Revolution 2. Massachusetts raised taxes and courts seized farm land 3. Daniel Shay organized an uprising of more than 1,000 farmers

19 Dec. 7: Articles of Confederation Notes III. A Call for Change1. Depression hit farmers hard – could not pay back loans from Revolution 2. Massachusetts raised taxes and courts seized farm land 3. Daniel Shay organized an uprising of more than 1,000 farmers 4. Shay’s Rebellion – farmers attacked courthouses and prevented the state from seizing farms – militia was sent and drove them off 4 questions Summary: Political Cartoon (homework)


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