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1 United States History and Government Regents Review When? Thursday June 14, am Where? Cafeteria Format? 50 multiple choice questions-chronological One Thematic Essay One DBQ Essay w/ short answer

2 United States History and Government-Regents Review What to bring? 2 Pens-Blue or Black ink-No Pencil This Year! How long is the test? 3 hours-You Must Stay the entire time! Answer all; Multiple Choice questions Short Answer DBQ questions Write BOTH essays

3 United States History and Government Regents Review DBQ Essay DO NOT WRITE THE ESSAY USING THE DOCUMENTS ONLY!!!! Use the documents to help you write the essay and prove your point(s). Use the Historical context to help you write your introduction-not word for word!! YOU MUST HAVE OUTSIDE INFORMATION IN YOUR ESSAY. UNDERLINE THIS INFORMATION

4 United States History and Government Regents Review DBQ Essay- Use the A-Z brain storming to help you get outside information for DBQ Place document numbers in parentheses at the end of the sentence or paragraph for which you used it. Example (doc. 1) NOT “In document one”…

5 United States History and Government Regents Review Government-Early History/Concepts Ideas from Greeks + European Enlightenment People born w/Natural Rights-Locke-Limits on power Government gets power from the people- Consent of the Governed 1 st Constitution –Articles of Confederation Weak-feared strong central/national gov’t. states power, no ex/jud branches

6 United States History and Government Regents Review Constitutional Convention-Shay’s Rebellion New Constitution written Debates-1.Representation for states 2. Slavery 3. Commerce 4. President Compromises- 1. Great Compromise 2. 3/5 3. Import tax not export 4. Electoral College indirect

7 United States History and Government Regents Review Ratification- New Const. had to be approved Federalists/Anti-federalists-Bill of Rights The Constitution- 3 Branches-Leg/Ex/Jud-Separate powers- Checks and Balances- Amend/Elastic Clause=Flexibility Ex. Br.-Amends.-12 th,20 th, 22 nd, 23 rd, 25 th Commander-in-Chief-head of military

8 United States History and Government Regents Review War Powers Act-limits presidential power Makes Foreign Policy/Senate approval Leg. Br.-Congress-BiCameral-House/Senate Law makers-Impeaches- Jud Br.-S.C.-Judicial Review-MarburyCase- J.Marshall-increased federal power- Constitutional Rights-Amds.-1 st,4 th,5 th,6 th Rights of the Accused,14th

9 United States History and Government Regents Review SC Justices appointed for life to prevent political pressures/bribes Miranda,Gideon,Escobedo 5 th 6 th amends Warren Court 1950s-1960’s Rights of Accused Schenck/Korematsu –Rights limited during War. Plessy/Brown-Separate but Equal

10 United States History and Government Regents Review Washington-Precedents-Cabinet, 2 terms Foreign Pol.-Neutrality/Isolation- No Entangling Alliances Economic Pol.-Hamilton-Pay off debt TAXES- Whiskey Rebellion-New Gov’t power enforce Louisiana Purchase-Doubles size U.S.-Jefferson War of 1812-Freedom of Seas-War Hawks Manifest Destiny-Expansion-Mex-Am War Seneca Falls Convention-Mott/Stanton New Land/States-Slavery?-Compromises

11 United States History and Government Regents Review Dred Scott Case-Slaves Property- No Comps. Civil War-North vs.South-feared loss of $$$ Lincoln-fights war to Preserve Union North wins-Nat’l Gov’t Supreme to States Reconstruction-Rights former slaves 13 th,14 th,15 th -Free,Citizens,Vote Jim Crow Laws-segregation-Plessy-sep = South denies rights-poll taxes/literacy tests

12 United States History and Government Regents Review Industrialization-Big Business Leaders- Rockefeller, Carnegie, Vanderbuilt Corporations/Assembly line Robber Barons/Captains of Industry Laissez-faire-Trusts/Monopolies allowed corrupt Senators- “Rich Man’s Club” Monopolies-high prices/no competititon Regulations begin- Sherman Anti Trust/Monopoly

13 United States History and Government Regents Review Immigrants needed to fill jobs-No limits Treated poorly by employers +people here Nativists- anti-immigrant- Know Nothings/KKK get Congress to pass laws Limiting immgration – Chinese Ex., Gentlemen’s Agreement, Quota Acts,

14 United States History and Government Regents Review Industrialization-caused many problems- Cities overcrowded, Monopolies, Poor working conditions, unsafe products PROGRESSIVES- try fix problems Industrialization Muckrakers-Sinclair, Riis Progressive Presidents- TR,Taft,Wilson Prog. Laws-Meat Inspection Act, Sherman Anti Trust Act, 16th, 17 th, 18 th,19 th Amds

15 United States History and Government Regents Review IMPERIALISM- Monroe Doctrine 1823-No new Euro Colonies Western Hem. Spanish Am. War 1898-Gain P.R., Philippines TR-Roosevelt Corollary-Policeman West Hem. China-Open Door Policy-Trade$$$ WWI-Freedom of Seas year of fighting in Europe 100,000+ dead, BACK TO ISOLATIONISM

16 United States History and Government Regents Review 20’s- 3 Republican Presidents Harding, Coolidge, Hoover All favored Big Business-Trickle Down Theory “The business of America is Business” Economy great-Ford-CREDIT-Production up Harlem Renaissance-Flappers- Red Scare- Sacco +Vanzetti-Scopes Monkey Trial-Jazz- Women’s Suffrage

17 United States History and Government Regents Review Great Depression-Stock Market Crash-sparks Real Causes-Credit, over production, unequal wealth FDR-New Deal-Government Involved Eco. 3R’s- Relief, Recovery, Reform- Soc. Sec., SEC, FDIC, Wagner Act(Collective Bargaining), Fair Labor Standards Act- minimum wage, maximum hours.

18 United States History and Government Regents Review FDR- Court Packing-denied-checks + balances WW2- interrupts New Deal-Ends Depression Neutral-Cash +Carry, Lend-Lease-Trying to stay out of war Pearl Harbor-Ends Isolationism Homefront-Contolled Economy- “Rosie” WW2- Ends Depression + Isolationism

19 United States History and Government Regents Review Cold War-USSR vs. U.S. Containment-stop spread of Communism Marshall Plan, Truman + Eisenhower Doctrine McCarthyism NATO/Warsaw Pact 2 Wars-Korea/Vietnam- Undeclared JFK-Bay of Pigs, Berlin Wall, Cuban Missile Crisis

20 United States History and Government Regents Review Civil Rights Movement- Truman, Jackie Robinson, MLK jr. Non-Violent Civil Disobedience-Sit ins, Freedom Rides Brown ends Plessy-NAACP fights Jim Crow Black Civil Rights Movement becomes inspiration to Women + Latino Movements

21 United States History and Government Regents Review Vietnam War-undeclared-Domino Theory LBJ-Gulf of Tonkin Resolution-Escalation War Powers Act-Limits President’s Power U.S. loses war-Technology doesn’t always win LBJ Great Society-War on Poverty-Medicaid/re Nixon-Watergate-Resigns-U.S. v Nixon- President must follow laws-Disillusioned public

22 United States History and Government Regents Review Carter-Camp David Accords-Egypt/Israel Peace Treaty-Peace to Middle East Reagan-Supply Side Economics/Trickle Down Huge budget deficit building up military, Wins Cold War Bush 1-Desert Storm-Iraq invades Kuwait U.S. wins Clinton-popular-Good Economy-Impeached

23 United States History and Government Regents Review 9/11/2001-Terrorist Attacks-U.S. Responds Homeland Security Created Attack Taliban in Afghanistan Patriot Act-Limited Rights

24 United States History and Government Regents Review Foreign Policy Today- War on Terror-Iraq-Involved wherever our interests are at stake. Economic Policy Today- Too much credit led to loss of jobs, bank closings, house foreclosures, stock market falters-Loss of $$ and Confidence $700+ B Stimulus Package-Bail Outs


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