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A.P. U.S. History
Period 1: 1491-1607
Period 2: 1607-1754
Period 3 1754-1800
Period 4: 1800-1848
Period 5: 1844-1877
Period 6: 1865-1898
Period 7, Part 1 : 1890-1929
Period 7,Part 2: 1929-1945
Period 8: 1945-1980
Period 9: 1980 to Present
Themes at Turn of the 20th Century
World War I
The Jazz Age
The Great Depression
The New Deal
World War II
The Civil Rights Era
The Vietnam War Era
Nixon to Carter
The Modern Era
What is "Government?"
Origins of US Gov't
The Legislative Branch
The Executive Branch
The Judicial Branch
Intro. to Law
The Purpose, Values and Kinds of Law
American Legal System
Consumer and Housing Law
What is Culture?
The Roman Empire
Early Africa & the Americas
The Muslim World
Empires of the Americas
European Middle Ages
Buddhism and Hinduism
The Age of Exploration and Enlightenment
What is Psychology?
All About Oil
APUSH Period 4 1800-1848 Defining the New Republic
"The new republic struggled to define and extend democratic ideals in the face of rapid economic, territorial and demographic changes."
4.1 The United States developed the world's first modern mass democracy and celebrated a new national culture, while Americans sought to define the nation's democratic ideals and to reform its institutions to match them.
I. The nation's transformation to a more participatory democracy was accompanied by continued debates over federal power, the relationship between the federal government and the states, the authority of different branches of the federal government, and the rights and responsibilities of individual citizens.
II. Concurrent with an increasing international exchange of goods and ideas, large numbers of Americans began struggling with how to match democratic political ideals to political institutions and social realities.
III. While Americans celebrated their national progress towards a unified new national culture that blended Old World forms with New World ideas, various groups of the nation's inhabitant developed distinctive cultures of their own.
4.2. Developments in technology, agriculture, and commerce precipitated profound changes in U.S. settlement patterns, regional identities, gender and family relations, political power, and distribution of consumer goods.
I. A global market and communications revolution, influencing and influenced by technological innovations, led to dramatic shifts in the nature of agriculture and manufacturing.
II. Regional economic specialization, especially the demands of cultivating southern cotton, shaped settlement patterns and the national and international economy.
III. The economic changes caused by the market revolution had significant effects on migration patterns, gender relations, and distribution of political power.
4.3. US interest in increasing foreign trade, expanding its national borders, and isolating itself from European conflicts shaped the nation's foreign policy and spurred government and private initiatives.
I. Struggling to create an independent global presence, U.S. policymakers sought to dominate the North American continent and to promote its foreign trade.
II. Various American groups and individuals initiated, championed, and/or resisted the expansion of territory and /or governmental powers.
III. The American acquisition of lands in the West gave rise to a contest over the extension of slavery into the western territories as well as a series of attempts at national compromise.
US Washington to Jefferson.ppt
Age of Jefferson 1800-1816.ppt
Judical Review & Intro to Era of Good Feeling.ppt
American System, Industrialization and Transportation 1815-1850.ppt
muast go lecture.ppt
Corrupt Bargain, Nullification Trail of Tears.ppt
The Bank War and Rise of the Whigs.ppt
Pageant Chapter 15.ppt
Activities and Exercises:
The New Nation: 1783-1815, By Alan Taylor
The New Nation 1790-1815 worksheet.docx
Reading Guides for Pageant:
PBS American Experience: John and Abigail Adams
PBS The American Experience: Thomas Jefferson, Part 2
The War of 1812
Andrew Jackson: Good, Evil and the Presidency and
PBS Series, "God in America": Episode 2, "A New Eden"
1800's : Revivals, Reforms and the Arrival of Catholics: 17:00 to end.
PBS American Experience The Abolitionists
Video Review Links:
Crash Course: Emergence of Political Parties Federalism v. Democratic Republican
Crash Course: The Jeffersonian Era :
Crash Course: Causes and Effects of the War of 1812
Crash Course: The Market Revolution
Crash Course: Slavery
Crash Course: Andrew Jackson
Crash Course: The Reform Movements 1800-1850-
Crash Course: Women in the 19th Century
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