Day 31: Launching the New Ship of State 1789-1800. Baltimore Polytechnic Institute October 15, 2012 A/A.P . U.S. History Mr. Green. The New Government. Objective:
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Baltimore Polytechnic Institute
October 15, 2012
A/A.P. U.S. History
By the end of the lesson, students will evaluate the Presidency of Adams by describing Adams’s decision to seek peace rather than declare war with France
Essay will be distributed on Friday, due on Monday
Test will be on Monday.
London wanted to keep fur trade in the Great Lakes Region
Britain supplied Miami Confederacy with firearms/firewater
Miami’s defeated federal soldiers in 1790/1791
Battle of Fallen Timbers-Mad Anthony Wayne
Treaty of Greenville-Natives gave up land in Old Northwest
Britain wanted to starve French West Indies
U.S. to help????
Britain seized 300 American merchant ships
England impressed American seamen
Jeffersonians wanted war with England, at least an embargo
Federalists took no drastic action-Why???
The U.S. wanted Britain out of the posts on U.S. soil-since before Paris in 1783
Britain consented to pay damages for recent seizure, but not future events
Britain demanded repayment to British merchants on pre-Revolutionary accounts
How do you think Americans viewed this treaty with Britain?
What impacts did this treaty have on American politics?
Pinckney’s Treaty 1795
Free navigation on the Mississippi
right of deposit at New Orleans
large disputed territory of western Florida
Thomas Jefferson selected vice-President
Why did this occur? Will this happen in the future
Inherited a violent quarrel with France
France viewed Jay’s Treaty as a step toward alliance with Britain.
Violated the Franco-American Treaty of 1778.
Seized American merchant vessels
Attempted to meet with Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-XYZ affair
Identify the impacts of the XYZ affair.
Navy Department-3 ship navy expanded
Marine Corps re-established
10,000 man army authorized
Fighting limited to the West Indies
France was not interested in war. Why?
Convention of 1800
Napoleon seized power and eager to end squabble in the West Indies
Adams deserves credit for the Louisiana Purchase. Why?
Alien laws never enforced
anyone who impeded the policies of the government or falsely defamed its officials would be liable for a fine and jail-time
Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions
Precursor to the nullification crisis
Nullify federal laws by the states because the states were the final judges if the federal government broke the compact
Place yourself into groups no larger than 4.
Read the front and back of the primary sources.
Complete a pro-con chart about the decision to go to war with France. Each group needs to submit one paper per group. Please use quotes if necessary to support your position for either a pro or con statement. Once you have completed this chart:
1. Each member will write a half-page position on whether or not they would have gone to war with France. Use evidence from the primary sources to support your decision.
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