Students will analyze how history is a series of connected events shaped by multiple cause and effect relationships, tying past to present.
I can discuss the social, political, & economic challenges facing the new nation; & I can evaluate the government’s success in dealing with each.
Critical Vocabulary: George Washington, John Adams, Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, Bill of Rights, “The First Report on the Public Credit,” “Elastic Clause,” Strict Interpretation, Loose Interpretation, Bank of the United States, Excise Tax, Whiskey Rebellion, Federalists, Democratic-Republicans, Neutrality Proclamation, Citizen Edmond Genêt, Jay’s Treaty, Pinckney’s Treaty, Little Turtle, Blue Jacket, General ‘Mad Anthony’ Wayne, Battle of the Fallen Timbers, Treaty of Greenville, Farewell Address, “The XYZ Affair,” Alien and Sedition Acts, Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions, Election of 1800, Twelfth Amendment
- Background Question: Using the information from yesterday, decide whether each of the following statements best describes Alexander Hamilton or Thomas Jefferson: Believed the people should have political power, Believed the wealthy and educated should lead, Emphasized agriculture, Emphasized manufacturing and trade, Supported a strong national government, Supported strong state governments
- Guided Instruction - The Federalist Era
- Reflection Question: What one word summarizes George Washington's foreign policy?
Homework: The Federalist Era
Tentative Test Date: October 20