Topic #6 Overview Sheet
 

  Assignment #1
 

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Questions:

  1. Identify the elements that made up the "Jeffersonian vision" of America.  Why didn't the America they envisioned actually pan out?
  2. Why was education "central to the Republican vision of America?"
  3. What effect did Republican ideology have on education in the United States?
  4. What was the status of female education in the early 19c?    of Native Indian education?
  5. What was the nature of higher education in early 19c America?  Why was this education very limited in its scope?
  6. Explain the "cultural independence" that Jeffersonian Americans sought.  What means of expression did this "independence" find?
  7. What were the obstacles faced by Americans who aspired to create a more elevated national literary life?  What efforts were made to overcome these obstacles?
  8. What sort of works by American authors were most influential?  Why?
  9. How did the American Revolution affect traditional forms of religious practice?  What challenges to religious traditionalism arose during this period?
  10. What caused the Second Great Awakening?
  11. Why were the Methodists, the Baptists, and the Presbyterians so successful on the frontier?
  12. What was the "message" and the impact of the Second Great Awakening?  What impact did it have on women?  on African Americans?  on Native Americans?
  13. Explain the reasons for the initial American ambivalence toward British industrialism.  What technological advances helped change this attitude?
  14. What role did Eli Whitney play in America's Industrial Revolution?  What impact did his inventions have on the South?  on the North?
  15. How could a nation solve its problem of having only small markets?
  16. What effect did America's transportation system have on industrialization?
  17. What were the characteristics of American population growth and expansion in the years between 1790 and 1800?
 

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  Assignment #2
 

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Questions:

  1. How did Jefferson reduce the size of the federal government?
  2. Why did the United States go to war with the Barbary Pirates?  How was this conflict resolved?
  3. What was the gist of the constitutional issues over judicial review?  How was it resolved?
  4. Why did the Republicans want to impeach Supreme Court Justice Samuel Chase?  What was the larger issue illustrated by this move?
  5. How did Jefferson naively assert a very pro-French policy early on in his administration?  What incidents made him change course?
  6. What were the terms of the Louisiana Purchase treaty?
  7. Why did the purchase of the Louisiana Territory from France put Jefferson in a quandry?
  8. What were the goals of the Essex Junto? Why didn't Alexander Hamilton support them?
  9. Why did Aaron Burr hate Alexander Hamilton so much?  What was the "Burr Conspiracy?"  What was the larger issue at stake here for the nation?
 

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  Assignment #3
 

Sources:

  • textbook:  mid-pg. 204 to pg. 213; pg. 223 {John Quincy Adams & Florida}.
  • AMSCO Review:  p. 137 to mid-p. 143;  mid-p. 157 to mid-p. 158.
  • PowerPoint:  "The War of 1812."
 

Questions:

  1. Why did the United States feel that its neutrality rights were being violated by Britain and France in 1805-1807?
  2. What was the impact of the Chesapeake-Leopard Incident on Anglo-American relations?
  3. How economically and politically effective was the Embargo Act?
  4. What problem was solved/not solved by the Non-Intercourse Act?  by Macon's Bill #2?
  5. What role did Tenskwatawn [the "Prophet"] play in Native American resistance to further American westward expansion in the early 19c?
  6. What was Tecumseh's agenda?  Was it achieved?Why did the United States feel that is neutrality rights were being violated by Britain and France in 1805-1807?
  7. Who were the "War Hawks?"
  8. What were the successes and failures of the American military in the first year of the war?
  9. How was Andrew Jackson already making a military name for himself in the first years of the war?
  10. What were the causes/effects of the British invasion of 1814?
  11. What effect did the Battle of New Orleans have on the war?   on Andrew Jackson's career?
  12. Why did New England oppose the War of 1812?
  13. What effect did the Hartford Convention have on Federalist policy?
  14. List the provision of the Treaty of Ghent?
  15. Identify the effects of the War of 1812 on Natives Americans.
  16. Was the War of 1812 "America's Second War for Independence?"
  17. What role did Andrew Jackson play in the annexation of Florida?
  18. Why did the United States want to annex Florida?  How did the Adams-Onis negotiations resolve the issue?
 

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Assignment #4

 

Sources:

 

Questions:

  1. Why was the period of Monroe's presidency called the "Era of Good Feeling?"
  2. What were the causes of the Panic of 1819?  What political and economic issues did the Panic raise?
  3. What was the purpose of the Tallmadge Amendment introduced in the House in 1819?
  4. What were the major elements of disagreement in the debate over the admission of Missouri into the Union?
  5. What were the provisions of the Missouri Compromise of 1820?
  6. How was this "compromise" not a long-term solution to the problem of slavery in the Western territories?  What other problems did it create for the future?
  7. What was the net effect of the opinions delivered by the Marshall Court?  How did these opinions reflect John Marshall's philosophy of government?
  8. How were the nationalist inclinations of the Marshall Court visible in its decisions concerning the legal status of Indian tribes within the United States?
  9. Why did the United States come down on the side of the revolutionaries in Latin America as they fought for their independence from France and Spain?
  10. Why was the caucus system viewed with such disdain before the election of 1824?
  11. Who were the candidates in the 1824 presidential election?  What "problem" arose during this election?  How was it resolved?  How did the election of 1824 signal the end of the "Era of Good Feelings?"
  12. What did John Quincy Adams plan to accomplish during his presidency?  What role was the federal government to play in these plans?  How successful was he?
  13. Why did New England wool manufacturers want a new tariff on imported goods in 1828?  Why did the South call it the "Tariff of Abomination?"
  14. Who were the National Republicans?  the Democratic Republicans?  What programs did each support?  From what areas of the country did they draw their support?
  15. What were the issues in the 1828 presidential election?  Why was this called on of the dirtiest campaigns of the 19c?
 

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Quizzes:
  1. Textbook Quizzes --> chapter 8
  2. My Quizzes -->  A    B    C    D
     
Outlines / Lecture Notes / Review Sheets:
  1. APUSH Review Timeline (interactive)
  2. Giant AHAP Review Sheet by a student from the class of '04, Horace Greeley HS
  3. Lecture outline --> "The Eras of Federalists and Good Feelings" (Prof. David McGee, Central Virginia Community College)
  4. Presidential Election Data --> 1800    1804    1808    1812    1816    1820    1824
  5. Note Cards -->  301-350  ;   351-400
  6. War of 1812 - outline
  7. War of 1812 - chart


 

 


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