• Hamilton and Lincoln
    attended Kings College, which is now Columbia University, in New York. Throughout his career(s), he was a military officer, lawyer, financier, and political theorist. Hamilton was elected to the Continental Congress from New York, but he resigned to study law. He served in the New York Legislature, and...
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  • History Stydguide
    first half of the nineteenth century characterized by great emotionalism in large public meetings * Spoils System * Awarding jobs within the party of the president * President elects supporters with government jobs * Trail of Tears * Referred to the horrible conditions Cherokees...
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  • Hamiltonian vs Jeffersonian Democracies
    Republican parties, respectively. The Federalists, led by Alexander Hamilton, advocated the importance of a strong central government in leading the country forward, while the Democratic Republicans, led by Thomas Jefferson, promoted increasing the common man’s role in government. Although both political parties...
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  • Thomas Jefferson
    returned to Virginia and was elected governor from 1779-1781. In 1784, Jefferson began to serve the public in France as a trade commissioner and in 1790 he took on the job as secretary of state under the authority of his friend George Washington. Running for president in 1796, representing the Democratic...
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  • French Revolution Notes
    his financial leadership in France. During the conflict of the American Revolution, France had supported the colonies immensely, and by doing this it led France into more financial trouble, and eventually bankrupt the nation. Although the aftermath of the revolution had inspired France’s search for equality...
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  • To What Extent Does the Reform Act of 1832 Deserve Its Title “Great”?
    reform had been achieved. The fact that finally after so much time and so much fight, a reform measure had been brought in, it did not so much matter what was contained in the act, or if it benefited anyone. The symbolic victory and relief that ‘reform had begun’ was enough for most people to perceive...
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  • Adam Smith Essay 12
    Adam Smith (baptized June 5, 1723 O.S. / June 16 N.S. – July 17, 1790) was a Scottish moral philosopher and a pioneering political economist. One of the key figures of the intellectual movement known as the Scottish Enlightenment, he is known primarily as the author of two treatises: The Theory of Moral...
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  • Cat vs Dogs
    Republican vision of America?" 2. What effect did Republican ideology have on education in the United States? 3. Explain the "cultural independence" that Jeffersonian Americans sought.  What means of expression did this "independence" find? 4. What were the obstacles faced by Americans...
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  • The Supreme Court Through History
    subsequently established by the first bill introduced in the United States Senate, the Judiciary Act of 1789. The court convened for the first time in February 1790 in New York City, then serving as the nation’s capital. From 1791 to 1800, it assembled in Philadelphia, which served as the capital while Washington...
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  • french revolution
    ourselves that these ideas also have a history. By looking at the French Revolution you will read a small part of that history. The French Revolution led to the end of monarchy in France. A society based on privileges gave way to a new system of governance. The Declarations of the Rights of Man during...
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  • Formation of Political Parties
    Origins The development of what we know as today's two primary U.S. political parties, the Democrats and the Republicans, appears to have gotten off to an ambiguous start. While the Republican Party can more precisely trace its roots back to the 1850's, the Democratic Party seems to have several sources...
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  • 2001 Released Test Exam
    that (A) an aristocracy posed no danger to the Republic (B) the National Republicans alone knew what was right for the people (C) political participation by the common man should be increased (D) political rights should be granted to women (E) franchise restrictions should be racially neutral. 3...
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  • Evaluate the Relative Importance of Domestic and Foreign Affairs in Shaping American Politics in the 1790's
    Evaluate the relative importance of domestic and foreign affairs in shaping American politics in the 1790's The American politics and policy were shaped by both domestic and foreign affairs during the 1790’s, though most of the influence came from domestic affairs. During the run of President Washington...
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  • Political Parties and Unfair Elections
    Political Parties and Unfair Elections The Civil War and the Vietnam era of the 1960s forever changed the political party systems of our country. Those two time periods and the issues involved led to America embracing a two-party system, which is intact to this day. Due to the two-party system...
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  • Us History
    developments opened the West to settlement and trade between 1790 and 1830? A.Turnpikes and canals B.Railroads and steamships C.Turnpikes and railroads D.Clipper ships and turnpikes E.Canals and railroads 3."Reaganomics," or supply-0side economics, led to which of the following? A.A decline in unemployment...
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  • History and Evolution of Newspapers in Uk and Usa
    reflected the issues of the society through peoples voice keeping away from the doctrine of the opinions and Pamphleteers. In the year 1711-1712 Swift led a Pamphleteer nrevolution against the establishment. His brilliantly written Pamphlet on “Conduct of Allies in the present war’ sold 10,000 copies in...
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  • Chapter 10 Concepts
    could create a bank they should not be given that power. This is the philosophy of strict construction. Thomas Jefferson's beliefs led to the creation of the political party, Democratic Republicans. They believed in an extremely weak central government, no special privileges for special classes, especially...
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  • Founding Brothers
    READING GUIDE INTRODUCTION 1. Why were major accomplishments of the Founding Brothers during the Revolution unprecedented? (3 Reasons) 2. What were the assets and liabilities of the men in New York in 1789 as they began to govern under the new Constitution? The assets and liabilities of men...
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  • Hi There How R U
    Revolution – Early Republic ( 1776 – 1800) 1. Analyze the extent to which the American Revolution represented a radical alteration in American political ideas and institutions. Confine your answer to the period 1775 to 1800. (97) 2. Analyze the degree to which the Articles of Confederation...
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  • Exam 2 Study Guide
    FRENCH REVOLUTION Old Regime Aristocratic, social, and political system established in France before the French Revolution Clergy (First estate) 10% of land “voluntary gift” instead of taxes every 5 years Nobles (Second estate) Descendants of “those who found” in Middle Ages 25% of land Lightly...
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