AP Learning Objective:
Explain how and why political ideas, institutions, and party systems developed and changed in the new republic.
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
Homework: The Federalist Era Reading