Be prepared to identify (who, what, when, where) and describe the historical significance of the following terms. Study your text chapters 9-17, lecture notes and ALL assigned readings through Weeks 11-15. NOTE: I have not listed most of the primary documents here, but you are responsible for them.
Land Ordinance of 1785
Northwest Ordinance of 1787
Thomas Jefferson / Jeffersonian Republicans
Louisiana Purchase / Corps of Discovery
Marbury v. Madison
War of 1812 / Hartford Convention
Indian Removal Act
Era of Good Feelings
Henry Clay / American System
Hudson River School
Panic of 1819
Democratic Party / Whig Party
William Lloyd Garrison / radical abolition
Slave Power Conspiracy
2nd Great Awakening
James K. Polk / Mexican-American War
Dred Scott Decision
Free Soil Party
Compromise of 1850 / Fugitive Slave Act
Stephen Douglas / Popular Sovereignty
John Brown / Bleeding Kansas
Republican Party / Election of 1860
Contract v. Romantic Nationalism
Topics and themes for short answer and short essays
1.) What were some of the measures that Jefferson and his supporters took to maintain America as an “agrarian republic?”
2.) In what ways did the Jeffersonian Republicans emulate the Federalists in terms of political or economic policies?
3.) How did the industrial revolution and market expansion help to support or contradict the Jeffersonian vision of America?
4.) What were some of the unintended consequences – good or bad – of democratization in America? Was there a “dark side” to democracy in America?
5.) By what means – political, literary, artistic, economic – did Americans try to promote a unified national identity during the...