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
Homework: The Federalist Era
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.
May 4: No School