NOTE: Before starting the Timeline project please refer to the "Example Timeline Matrix" document. Instructions: Complete the matrix by providing the Time Period/Date(s) in column B, and the Description and Significance of the People/Event(s) to American History in column C. See complete instructions in the Syllabus for the Module 1 assignment entitled, “Timeline Part I.” NOTE: The timeline project does not need to be submitted to turnitin.
NOTE: Please write your answers in a clear and concise manner. Limit your submission of the Timeline Part I up to 250 words per topic/subtopic. For example, if a topic is divided into 3 subtopics, you may write a maximum of 250 per subtopic listed. Be sure to cite all sources.
Major Event/Epoch in American History| Time Period/Date(s)| Description and Significance of the People/Event(s) to American History| 1) Describe three different American Indian cultures prior to colonization.| | | 2) The effects of British colonization on the Native Americans.| | | 3) The evolution of the socio-political milieu during the colonial period, including Protestant Christianity’s impact on colonial social life.| | | 4) The effects of the Seven Years’ War.| | |
5) The evolution of the concept of “God-given freedom of the individual” stemming from the Protestant Reformation and developing through the American Enlightenment and the Great Awakening, and culminating with the Declaration of Independence.| | | 6) The evolution of the socio-political and cultural milieu that created the conditions necessitating and including the formation of the: a) Declaration of Independence b) U.S. Constitution (including the Bill of Rights)| | | 7) The character of George Washington and his precedent-setting impact for future presidents.| | | 8) The evolution of Jeffersonian Democracy and its legacy, including: c) The Louisiana Purchase d) The Second Great Awakening e) The Embargo Act f) Issues with the courts| | | 9) The War of 1812| | |
10) The Monroe Doctrine| | |
11) The evolution of Jacksonian democracy and its legacy including: g) The Nullification crisis h) The bank crisis i) The Trail of Tears j) The socio-political effects of Manifest Destiny | | | 12) The causes and effects of the Mexican-American War (1846-1848).| | |