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1 U.S. History Chapter 2 – Revolution and the Early Republic 2-4 Launching the New Nation

2 Launching the New Nation Explain how the United States confronted the difficult task of forming a new government. Summarize America’s developing foreign policy with France, Great Britain, and Spain. Identify some of the deep divisions between Federalists and Republicans. CA Standards: Understand the history of the Constitution after 1787 with emphasis on federal vs state authority and growing democratization Objectives:

3 Homework Read Chapter Two Pages The Americans: Reconstruction to the 21 st Century Prepare for Open notebook Quiz Prepare for Chapter Two Test Know Terms & Names on pages 46, 58, 66, and74 in textbook (pages 15, 17, 19, and 21 in workbook) Bring updated notebook

4 Homework Read Pages The Americans: Reconstruction to the 21 st Century Prepare for Open notebook Quiz In Notebook – write definitions for Terms and Names on page 25 in workbook: Preamble Congress House of Representatives Senate Checks & Balances Enumerated Powers Implied Powers Elastic Clause Definitions found on page 25 in Reading Study Guide Workbook

5 Launching the New Nation Main Idea With George Washington as its first president, the United States began creating a working government for its new nation.

6 Launching the New Nation Why It Matters Now The country’s early leaders established precedents for organizing government that the United States still follows.

7 Launching the New Nation Terms & Names pg 21 Judiciary Act of 1789Protective Tariff Alexander HamiltonXYZ Affair CabinetAlien & Sedition Acts Two-party SystemNullification Democratic-Republican

8 Notes: 2-4 Guided Reading Launching a New Nation Read Pages 21 & 22 Reading Study Guide

9 Notes: 2-4 Guided Reading 1. What were the different views of government held by Hamilton and Jefferson? Hamilton wanted a strong central government. Jefferson wanted a weak central government. Hamilton was a leader for the Federalists. Jefferson was a leader for the Democratic- Republicans.

10 Notes: 2-4 Guided Reading 2. How did the United States handle problems with France and Spain? Washington decided that the U.S. would remain neutral in the war between France & Britain. In 1795, Spain and the U.S. signed the Pinckney Treaty. Spain gave up claims to land east of the Mississippi.

11 Notes: 2-4 Guided Reading 3. How did Adams handle the fear of foreign influence at home? Adams supported the Alien & Sedition Acts of 1798 to try to reduce foreign influence.

12 Be prepared for open notebook exam


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