Things To know from the Simulation…. ** The more notes you take the better you will do on the quiz tomorrow. Why the hurry to colonize the Americas?.
Things To know from the Simulation….
** The more notes you take the better you will do on the quiz tomorrow.
The Puritans settled in the New England Colonies
The Quakers settled in Pennsylvania because William Penn was a Quaker.
The Pilgrims settled in Plymouth Mass.
They were way far away from England because of this they needed a way to uphold laws and keep order. This led to the creation of representative government. They wanted everyone (except women) to have a say in the rules and laws of the colony. So the distance away from England led to the creation of Colonial Government.
They represented colonists’ participation in government and set up the precedents for future governments based on democracy and representatives.
North can’t grow crops but the South can. So the North had to do other things to make money like ship building, fur trade building things.
Ans. The economy was based on agriculture so they needed more cheap/free labor to be more profitable.
It is when a country or place (the Colonies) get raw materials (lumber, cotton, etc) then they send it to the mother country (England) who then turns it in to finished goods (a desk, chair or t-shirt) then sales it back to the place it came from (The Colonies)
All to make lots of $$$$$$$$$$
A movement during the 1700’s that used reason and logic in order to improve the world.
John Locke stressed the idea that there was a social contract between government and citizens. (He believed that people had natural rights such as liberty and equality and that it was the Governments job to ensure that these were protected.)
Why was it important?
It had an impact on social and political life (The way the Government ran was starting to change now).
People started to question the authority of church and government leaders.
Well we’re kind of busy Can you call Arkansas instead?
I need some help quick.
First Government over America.
Closely resembled a treaty or agreement between the states.
(Remember the Hand)
All these added together means no power or Control for the Government.
Everyone thought or at least a lot of people thought that the Articles of Confederation (AOC) was too weak and needed to be replaced.
So they went to the Convention of 1787 and ended up creating the Constitution.
***They knew the Government needed to be stronger so that’s why they met.
To raise money Congress passed the Land Ordinance of 1785 which set up a plan to sell off the land to the public. (They did give some of the land to War veterans to pay off their debt as well.)
The 2nd thing the Congress did was pass the Northwest Ordinance of 1787 this ordinance created the Northwest Territory and also a system for bringing new states into the Union. Slavery was banned in the new territory. **All of this led to the rapid westward expansion of the U.S.
Question. What is the most important factor the supreme court uses when conducting a Judicial Review?
Ans…...The laws of the US Constitution.
What were the Federalist Papers??
Popular essays written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison and John Jay that tried to convince the general public that the Constitution was a good thing. It argued that the new federal government would not overpower the states.
George Washington (1789-1797)
John Adams (1797-1801)
Thomas Jefferson (1801-1809)
James Madison (1809-1817)
James Monroe (1817-1825)
Beat out Thomas Jefferson to become the 2nd President of the U.S.
In 1790’s France started attacking our ships in the Atlantic Ocean. (John Adams was the current president)
Adams had to get involved to avoid a full scale war with France. (XYZ affair Remember???)
Key writer of the Declaration of Independence.
Jefferson was all about protecting the powers of the individual states as opposed to giving to much power to the central government.
He believed in farmers and agriculture and didn’t want to depend on business and manufacturing.
Jefferson believed in a strict construction of the Constitution. (Follow very closely no bending of rules)
Bought the Louisiana territory (From France) while President.
1619- House of Burgesses
1754 French and Indian War
1763-Treaty of Paris (Ended above war)
1773 Boston Tea Party
1775-1783 American Revolution
1776 Declaration of Independence
1783 Treaty of Paris (Different one) (Which officially ended the American Revolution)
1787 US Constitution written
1803 Louisiana Purchase