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1 America’s History Eighth Edition America: A Concise History Sixth Edition CHAPTER 6 Making War and Republican Governments, 1776–1789 Copyright © 2014 by Bedford/St. Martin’s James A. Henretta Eric Hinderaker Rebecca Edwards Robert O. Self

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3 I. The Trials of War, 1776–1778 A. War in the North 1. Fighting begins 2. Early American retreat

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6 I. The Trials of War, 1776–1778 B. Armies and Strategies 1. Continental soldiers

7 I. The Trials of War, 1776–1778 C. Victory at Saratoga 1. Problems for the British

8 I. The Trials of War, 1776–1778 D. The Perils of War 1. Wartime difficulties

9 I. The Trials of War, 1776–1778 E. Financial Crisis 1. State governments 2. Continental Congress

10 I. The Trials of War, 1776–1778 F. Valley Forge 1. General Washington’s retreat

11 II. The Path to Victory, 1778–1783 A. The French Alliance 1. Support for the Patriots 2. British concerns

12 II. The Path to Victory, 1778–1783 B. War in the South 1. Britain’s Southern Strategy 2. Slave combatants: the “triangular war” 3. Guerrilla Warfare in the Carolinas

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15 II. The Path to Victory, 1778–1783 C. The Patriot Advantage 1. British mistakes

16 II. The Path to Victory, 1778–1783 D. Diplomatic Triumph 1. The Treaty of Paris

17 III. Creating Republican Institutions, 1776–1787 A. The State Constitutions: How Much Democracy? 1. Republicanism 2. Pennsylvania’s Controversial Constitution 3. Tempering Democracy

18 III. Creating Republican Institutions, 1776–1787 B. Women Seek a Public Voice 1. Postwar demands

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20 III. Creating Republican Institutions, 1776–1787 C. The War’s Losers: Loyalists, Native Americans, and Slaves 1. Financial gains and losses 2. Native Americans 3. Slaves

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22 III. Creating Republican Institutions, 1776–1787 D. The Articles of Confederation 1. Approved in Congress November Continuing Fiscal Crisis 3. The Northwest Ordinance

23 III. Creating Republican Institutions, 1776–1787 E. Shays’s Rebellion 1. State governments 2. Rebellion in Massachusetts

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26 IV. The Constitution of 1787 A. The Rise of a Nationalist Faction 1. Money debates

27 IV. The Constitution of 1787 B. The Philadelphia Convention 1. The Virginia and New Jersey Plans 2. The Great Compromise 3. Negotiations over Slavery 4. National Authority

28 IV. The Constitution of 1787 C. The People Debate Ratification 1. The Antifederalists 2. Federalists Respond 3. The Constitution Ratified

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