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I can explain foreign and domestic challenges and successes during the Adams Administration.
The French built a chain of forts in the Ohio River Valley for fur trade with the natives for money. The French then wanted to halt the expansion westward of the British
Explain the causes of the French and Indian War.
Colonists It developed a treaty with Native Americans and it was a plan of defense of colonies against the French.met together for the first time.
I can explain the significance of the Albany Congress: its goals and shortcomings.
Britain went into debt which caused them to tax colonists and that led to them rebelling against all british taxes and laws caused a revolution.
Natives lost land and a lot of their freedom.
I can describe the effects of the French & Indian War on colonists, Britain & Native Americans.
Economic issues- stamp act sugar act
Political Grievances- declaratory act-ability to tax and make laws
Philosophy+Ideas- Enlightenment must respect natural rights
British Tyranny- Quartering Act, Boston Massacre, Intolerable Acts.
I can evaluate the relative importance of the 4 main causes for American independence.
Quartering Act- House and provide for British Troops
Boston Massacre- Shot colonist John Adams acquitted them
Intolerable Acts- Boston Tea Party caused colonist to dump Tons of tea into the harbour making British mad
I can explain examples of colonial resistance to British policies, including actions taken and groups formed.
the colonies rebelled for many reasons,
He has refused his assent to laws, the most wholesome and necessary for the public good.
He has dissolved representative houses repeatedly, for opposing with manly firmness his invasions on the rights of the people.
I can analyze the reasons given in the Declaration of Independence for the colonies rebelling.
Colonist: Strength- Fighting defensively, Eventually receive help from France and Spain, Know the landscape, common cause Weakness- Untrained & poorly equipped
British: Strength- Well trained, very disciplined, Better equipped, World's best navy Weakness- Have to cross Atlantic Ocean, Do not know landscape, Divided government without strong leadership, Hire Mercenaries (Hessians)
I can evaluate how the colonists won the American Revolution, including relative strengths and weaknesses of each side.
Successes: They formally ended the revolutionary war (Treaty of Pari), Shortcoming: Hard to pass laws, no was no head of government, couldn't tax people directly, no national court, Shays rebellion because the farmers viewed the new government as another form of tyranny
I can explain the successes and shortcomings of the Articles of Confederation and why a Constitutional Convention was called.
The three fifths compromise was An agreement added to the Constitution that would count each enslaved person as three-fifths of a white person for purposes of representation in the House of Representatives.
I can explain the compromises in the Constitutional Convention.
Anti federalists - wanted power in the states not the central government.
Federalists- wanted a strong central government.
The key to ratification of the constitution was that the federalists were against the Bill of Rights and the Anti-federalists were for the bill of rights.
I can describe the debates between Federalists & Anti-Federalists and how the Bill of Rights was key to ratification of the Constitution.
Hamilton's financial plan was to deal with debt by taking it on by replacing old value bonds with new interest bearing bonds.
This was to take on 25 million dollar revolution war dept
Pass tariffs to bring in revenue to US
And Washington added a tax on whiskey to bring in revenue
I can explain the government structure created under Washington, including Hamilton's financial system.
1. French Revolution: Angered the people by not joining
2. Proclamation of Neutrality: Lost Thomas Jefferson's support, should have joined french,
3. Jay treaty: American ships seized and angered France,
4. Pinckney treaty: Good for both Spain and American land.
I can explain foreign and domestic challenges and successes during the Washington Administration
Diplomatic conflict when US envoy was asked to pay a hefty bribe for the "privilege" of meeting with the French foreign minister → "Quasi War" with France
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