Students will analyze how history is a series of connected events shaped by multiple cause and effect relationships, tying past to present.
I can summarize the emerging sectionalism and shifting political loyalties that followed the War of 1812.
Critical Vocabulary: James Monroe, “Virginia Dynasty,” Henry Clay, American System, National Road, Tariff of 1816, Daniel Webster, John C. Calhoun, Second Bank of the United States, Panic of 1819, Specie, Election of 1820, Tallmadge Amendment, Missouri Compromise, Rush-Bagot Agreement, Treaty of 1818, General Andrew Jackson, Adams-Onís Treaty, Congress of Vienna, John Quincy Adams, Monroe Doctrine
Homework: The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass Essay
Tentative Test Date: October 27
History, although sometimes made up of the few acts of the great, is more often shaped by the many acts of the small.
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