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    impeached for his criticism of President Jefferson. Chase was defended strongly, and was later acquitted by the Senate. Tripolitan War: (1802-5) War between the United States and the North African state of Tripoli, to which the US had been paying tribute, since 1784, for shipping access. The US refused...
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    historical knowledge demonstrate an understanding of historical chronology use historical data to support an argument or position differentiate between historiographical schools of thought interpret and apply data from original documents, including cartoons, graphs, letters, etc. effectively...
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  • Semester 1 Study Guide
    Ch. 5: Changes on the Western Frontier – Inventions on Pg. 233 (know this diagram) FORMAT = (prairie probrem -> farming conditions -> invention -> solution) treeless landscape -> no timber for fences -> barbed wire -> prevent animal from trampling crops root-filled soil -> difficult and time-consuming...
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  • U.S. History Outline
    sir edmund andros 3. in santa fe th epueblo indians rebeled against the spanish 3. Colonial North America, 1690-1754 A. Population growth and immigration 1. the colonies grew from just 250000 to about 25000000 2. colonists moved from england and other european countries to get away from the royalty ...
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    1844–1860 Teaching Resources Chapter Instructional Objectives After you have taught this chapter, your students should be able to answer the following questions: 1. How did western expansion become inextricably linked with sectional identity during the 1840s? 2. How and why did southerners change their...
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  • “The Passage, Extension and the Terminal of the Chinese Exclusion Act”
    hardworking labor. Also, many Chinese men went to work for the construction of the California Central Railroad and the transcontinental railroads in the 1860’s, in which they worked in dangerous conditions and used dangerous explosives to blast openings to build tunnels to continue on laying down steel ties...
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  • The Melting Pot
    subordination, many had no alternative by to emigrate to the United States for relief. Between 1820 and 1860, the Irish were never less than a 1/3 of all immigrants. The British Passenger Acts attempted to deflect the immigration from the British Isles to Canada instead of the U.S., making the fare a cheap 15...
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  • Us Civilization
    A model of Christian Charity – John Winthrop 1630 (published in 1830) The text of John Winthrop, « a Model of Christian Charity » is a very famous text in the colonial history. He gave this sermon in 1630. Indeed, He preached aboard the ship « Arbella » while the first Europeans were immigrating to...
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  • Ap Homework Hafter
    both short and long essay questions please emphasize "change over time" which will be the overarching theme of the course. Focus on the major changes in any given time period. Be able to explain what the change was and why it occurred. Use your own...
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  • Nativism
    Nativism is the feeling that immigration and foreigners are detrimental to native-born Americans. Unfortunately, nativist’s feelings are not based on political convenience or logical theories, but on ignorant assumptions that produce religious, racial, and cultural discrimination. Many nativist groups...
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    political system, until revolting farmers and a major economic depression beginning in 1893 created a growing sense of crisis and demands for radical change. Theme: The Compromise of 1877 made reconstruction officially over and white Democrats resumed political power in the South. Blacks, as well as...
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  • Two centuries of economic growth: Europe chasing the American frontier
    Department of Economics Northwestern University Evanston, IL 60208-2600 and NBER rjg@northwestern.edu I. Introduction This paper is about the gap between the economic performance of the United States as contrasted to the main western European countries over the last two centuries.1 First, why has the ...
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  • The Unfinished Nation Ch 16
    adventure, opportunity, and untrammeled individualism Essential statement: developments in technology, agriculture, and commerce precipitates profound changes in U.S. settlement patterns, regional identities, gender and family relations, political power, and distribution consumer goods The Societies of...
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  • Uprooted
    into a hostile environment. Assimilation and Nativism caused immigrants to struggle to keep their Old World cultures and fit into American Life. There were three major waves of immigration to America. The first major wave came from 1815 to 1860 that were mostly Europeans and heavy percentage...
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  • Labor Unions
    Boston ropemakers were unhappy, because of the competition between off duty British soldiers who sought part-time work. It began as a verbal confrontation between one ropemaker and a soldier, and then escalated to a confrontation between workers and sentries and then ended as a battle for the revolution...
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    Significance of the People/Event(s) to American History 1) The evolution of the institution of slavery from the Colonial Period to the 1860s. 1600-1860’s The evolution of slavery began in the 1600’s when colonist began brining African American slaves from Africa to the American Colonies...
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  • Terms for Test
    with slavery. It had its roots in the North in the 1700s. It became a major issue in the 1830s and dominated politics after 1840. Congress became a battleground between pro and anti-slavery forces from the 1830's to the Civil War. Abraham Lincoln: Alamo: in 1835, Americans living in the Mexican state...
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    pilot, survived the crash. Led to deterioration between US-Soviet relations.| | | |Détente |Easing of strained relations, especially in a political situation. Term often used in reference to relations between the US and Soviets—a “thawing” of | ...
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  • The American Pageant Market Revolution Notes
    Unit 10: The Market Revolution • Westward movement o Rise of AJ as president – first one from beyond the Appalachians – exemplified westward march of people • Disease, depression, premature death, plus loneliness – pioneers illinformed o Rendezvous system: traded beaver pelts with manufactured goods...
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  • Chapter 19
    Chapter 19: Immigration, Urbanization, and everyday Life, 1860-1900 The New American City * most changes in cities with urban growth fueled by * migration from the countryside and immigration, created environment for economic development * b/w 1870 and 1900, population increased, 40%...
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