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1 HOLT, RINEHART AND WINSTON The American Nation HOLT 1 Chapter 6 A STRONG START FOR THE NATION Section 1: A Federal Government is Established Section 2: Dealing with a Dangerous World Section 3: The Nation Expands Section 4: The War of 1812

2 HOLT, RINEHART AND WINSTON The American Nation HOLT 2 Objectives: What key decisions did the first Congress make, and how did they affect the nation? What key decisions did the first Congress make, and how did they affect the nation? What were the arguments for and against Hamilton’s debt proposal? What were the arguments for and against Hamilton’s debt proposal? Why did some Americans oppose a national bank? Why did some Americans oppose a national bank? What conflicts occurred on the frontier in the 1790s? What conflicts occurred on the frontier in the 1790s? Section 1: A Federal Government is Established

3 HOLT, RINEHART AND WINSTON The American Nation HOLT 3 Key decisions passed the Bill of Rights passed the Bill of Rights set up the federal court system with the Judiciary Act set up the federal court system with the Judiciary Act created State, War, and Treasury Departments created State, War, and Treasury Departments Section 1: A Federal Government is Established

4 HOLT, RINEHART AND WINSTON The American Nation HOLT 4 Hamilton’s debt proposal Arguments for Arguments for strengthen the economy strengthen the economy restore the government’s credit restore the government’s credit Arguments against Arguments against speculators would make a fortune speculators would make a fortune Patriot soldiers and early investors in the U.S. government would get nothing Patriot soldiers and early investors in the U.S. government would get nothing Section 1: A Federal Government is Established

5 HOLT, RINEHART AND WINSTON The American Nation HOLT 5 Opposition to a national bank southern planters feared control by northeastern merchants southern planters feared control by northeastern merchants strict constructionists believed it was illegal strict constructionists believed it was illegal some were suspicious of all banks some were suspicious of all banks Section 1: A Federal Government is Established

6 HOLT, RINEHART AND WINSTON The American Nation HOLT 6 Conflicts of the 1790s the Whiskey Rebellion the Whiskey Rebellion the Battle of Fallen Timbers and other conflicts with American Indians in the Northwest Territory the Battle of Fallen Timbers and other conflicts with American Indians in the Northwest Territory Section 1: A Federal Government is Established

7 HOLT, RINEHART AND WINSTON The American Nation HOLT 7 Objectives: How did Americans respond to political events in France? How did Americans respond to political events in France? How did political parties affect the election of 1796? How did political parties affect the election of 1796? How did conflicts with France increase tensions between Republicans and Federalists? How did conflicts with France increase tensions between Republicans and Federalists? Section 2: Dealing with a Dangerous World

8 HOLT, RINEHART AND WINSTON The American Nation HOLT 8 American response to the French Revolution some were pleased at the French following the American example some were pleased at the French following the American example many shocked at violence and beheadings many shocked at violence and beheadings Section 2: Dealing with a Dangerous World

9 HOLT, RINEHART AND WINSTON The American Nation HOLT 9 Political parties in 1796 made the election very contentious made the election very contentious Hamilton’s cheating resulted in the president and vice-president being from different parties Hamilton’s cheating resulted in the president and vice-president being from different parties Section 2: Dealing with a Dangerous World

10 HOLT, RINEHART AND WINSTON The American Nation HOLT 10 Conflicts with France threats of war allowed passage of Alien and Sedition Acts threats of war allowed passage of Alien and Sedition Acts Federalists used Alien and Sedition Acts to arrest and punish Republicans Federalists used Alien and Sedition Acts to arrest and punish Republicans challenging the Acts meant challenging the federal government for Virginia and Kentucky challenging the Acts meant challenging the federal government for Virginia and Kentucky Section 2: Dealing with a Dangerous World

11 HOLT, RINEHART AND WINSTON The American Nation HOLT 11 Objectives: How did judicial decisions affect the balance of power among the three branches of government? How did judicial decisions affect the balance of power among the three branches of government? Why did Thomas Jefferson want to purchase Louisiana, and why did Napoleon want to give it up? Why did Thomas Jefferson want to purchase Louisiana, and why did Napoleon want to give it up? What was the national and international significance of the Louisiana Purchase? What was the national and international significance of the Louisiana Purchase? Section 3: The Nation Expands

12 HOLT, RINEHART AND WINSTON The American Nation HOLT 12 Judicial decisions increased the power of the Supreme Court: Marbury v. Madison established the court as final interpreter of the Constitution Marbury v. Madison established the court as final interpreter of the Constitution position of loose constructionists expressed regarding the national bank position of loose constructionists expressed regarding the national bank Section 3: The Nation Expands

13 HOLT, RINEHART AND WINSTON The American Nation HOLT 13 Jefferson wanted to buy Louisiana: to expand U.S. land to expand U.S. land to appeal to Republican farmers to appeal to Republican farmers Section 3: The Nation Expands

14 HOLT, RINEHART AND WINSTON The American Nation HOLT 14 Napoleon wanted to sell Louisiana: to leave behind the slave revolts and disease of the Western Hemisphere to leave behind the slave revolts and disease of the Western Hemisphere to get money to expand his war chest to get money to expand his war chest Section 3: The Nation Expands

15 HOLT, RINEHART AND WINSTON The American Nation HOLT 15 Significance of the Louisiana Purchase added all or part of 13 states added all or part of 13 states opened the interior of the continent to settlement opened the interior of the continent to settlement helped transform the U.S. into a world nation helped transform the U.S. into a world nation removed the French threat removed the French threat Section 3: The Nation Expands

16 HOLT, RINEHART AND WINSTON The American Nation HOLT 16 Objectives: How did Tecumseh hope to hold American Indian lands? How did Tecumseh hope to hold American Indian lands? Why did the United States declare war on Great Britain in 1812? Why did the United States declare war on Great Britain in 1812? How did the War of 1812 affect the United States and Great Britain? How did the War of 1812 affect the United States and Great Britain? Section 4: The War of 1812

17 HOLT, RINEHART AND WINSTON The American Nation HOLT 17 Tecumseh hopes to protect American Indian lands: by forming a military alliance by forming a military alliance by recruiting British support by recruiting British support by urging American Indians not to sell their lands by urging American Indians not to sell their lands Section 4: The War of 1812

18 HOLT, RINEHART AND WINSTON The American Nation HOLT 18 U.S. declares war on Great Britain in 1812 due to: British impressments of U.S. sailors British impressments of U.S. sailors British support of American Indian uprisings British support of American Indian uprisings general violations of neutrality general violations of neutrality Republican fear that not resolving the crisis would return the Federalists to power Republican fear that not resolving the crisis would return the Federalists to power Section 4: The War of 1812

19 HOLT, RINEHART AND WINSTON The American Nation HOLT 19 Effects of War of 1812 conquered territory restored conquered territory restored stronger U.S. control over Northwest Territory stronger U.S. control over Northwest Territory peace alliance between U.S. and Great Britain peace alliance between U.S. and Great Britain destruction of the Federalist Party destruction of the Federalist Party Section 4: The War of 1812


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