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U.S. History Chapter 2 – Revolution and the Early Republic 2-4 Launching the New Nation
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: 11.1.3 Understand the history of the Constitution after 1787 with emphasis on federal vs state authority and growing democratization Objectives:
Homework Read Chapter Two Pages 44-79 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
Homework Read Pages 84-90 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
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.
Launching the New Nation Why It Matters Now The country’s early leaders established precedents for organizing government that the United States still follows.
Launching the New Nation Terms & Names pg 21 Judiciary Act of 1789Protective Tariff Alexander HamiltonXYZ Affair CabinetAlien & Sedition Acts Two-party SystemNullification Democratic-Republican
Notes: 2-4 Guided Reading Launching a New Nation Read Pages 21 & 22 Reading Study Guide
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.
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.
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.