The Federalist Era - Notes
US History Glossary
The Federalist Era
I can discuss the social, political, & economic challenges facing the new nation; & I can evaluate the government’s success in dealing with each.
George Washington, John Adams, Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, Bill of Rights, Virginia Declaration of Rights, “The First Report on the Public Credit,” “Elastic Clause,” Strict Interpretation, Broad 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, 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
Today's Learning Target:
I can summarize the strengths and weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation, and I can evaluate the degree to which they were a reaction to the colonists' experiences with Great Britain.
The American Revolution
I can discuss the key military and political turning points of the American Revolution.
Second Continental Congress, Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, Continental Army, Olive Branch Petition, Battle of Bunker Hill, Loyalists, Patriots, Common Sense, Prohibitory Act, “Hessians,” Declaration of Independence, General William Howe, Battle of Long Island, The American Crisis, New Jersey Campaign, General John Burgoyne, Battle of Saratoga, Treaty of Alliance, Valley Forge, Baron von Steuben, General Charles Cornwallis, General Benedict Arnold, Battle of Yorktown, Peace of Paris, Articles of Confederation, Virginia Statute of Religious Freedom, Dunmore’s Proclamation, Abigail Adams, “Republican Motherhood,” John Trumbull, Noah Webster, “Newburgh Conspiracy,” Land Ordinance of 1785, Northwest Ordinance of 1787, Shays’ Rebellion
Create an illustrated timeline depicting the major events on the Road to the American Revolution. Your completed timeline must include the following events, as well as the date, definition, cause, and effect of each. In addition, you add at least 5 images.
History, although sometimes made up of the few acts of the great, is more often shaped by the many acts of the small.
May 5: No School
May 13: Study Session
May 15: EOC Exam
May 17: AP Exam
May 25: Last Day