Guide to help you study for the test: Look for main ideas "big pictures". Study and you will succeed on the test!!



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Use with Caution! You can’t possible memorize everything in these chapters. Use these as a guide to help you study for the test: Look for main ideas “big pictures”. Study and you will succeed on the test!!
Chapter 7 BPQ’s and ID’s

The Road to Revolution (1763-1775)

1) What economic, political and social causes led to the Revolution?

2) Compare and contrast the British and American strengths and weaknesses on the Eve of the Revolution.

Identifications:

Mercantilism Boston Tea Party committees of correspondence Townshend Acts

First Continental Congress Radical Whigs Republicanism Non-Importation Agreements

Virtual representation Republicanism Samuel Adams Declaratory Act

Stamp Act Congress Boston Massacre Sons & Daughters of Liberty

Stamp Act Intolerable Acts Sugar Act Admiralty courts

Lexington & Concord 1st Continental Congress Quebec Act

Chapter 8 BPQ’s and ID’s

America Secedes from the Empire (1775-1783)


  1. Analyze the political, diplomatic, and military reasons for the United States victory in the Revolutionary War. Confine your answer to the period 1775-1783.

  2. What arguments did colonial revolutionaries put forth to persuade the colonists to support the Revolution?

  3. List the arguments and characteristics of the loyalists and the patriots.

  4. What impact did the Revolution have outside the colonies and with what result?

Identifications:

Second Continental Congress Declaration of Independence Olive Branch Petition Armed Neutrality

Thomas Paine’s Common Sense Samuel Adams Loyalists/Tories Benedict Arnold

Treaty of Stanwix Treaty of Paris (1783) Hessians

Loyalists Saratoga Model Treaty

Chapter 9 BPQ’s and ID’s

The Confederation and the Constitution (1776-1790)


  1. What were the characteristics of the government under the Articles of Confederation? What were its successes and weaknesses?

  2. Why were the Articles of Confederation abandoned, and why was the Constitution adopted? What specific problems from the Articles of Confederation did the Constitution seek to correct?

  3. The Constitution was series of Compromises. Defend or refute that statement.

  4. What were the arguments between the Federalists and Anti-Federalists over the Constitution?

Identifications:

Republican motherhood Constitutional Convention Sovereignty

Articles of Confederation Great Compromise Virginia Plan

Land Ordinance of 1785 3/5 Compromise New Jersey Plan

Northwest Ordinance of 1787 (Old Northwest) Antifederalists vs. Federalists

Shays’ Rebellion The Federalist Papers Civic Virtue





Chapter 10 BPQ’s and ID’s

Launching the New Ship of State (1789-1800)

Big Picture” Questions:

  1. What were the political, economic, and foreign policies of George Washington? What were the struggles that Washington faced as president and how did he handle these challenges?

  2. What were the political, economic, and foreign policies of John Adams? What were the struggles that Adams faced as president and how did he handle these challenges?

  3. What were the differences between the Hamiltonian Federalists and the Jeffersonian Democratic-Republicans? How did these differences lay the foundation for the political party system?

Identifications:

Bill of Rights XYZ Affair Tariff of 1789 Excise Tax of 1791

Judiciary Act of 1789 Convention of 1800 Hamilton’s Economic Policies Alien and Sedition Acts

Bank of the United States (BUS) Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions (compact theory) Whisky Rebellion

Neutrality Proclamation (1793) Democratic-Republicans (Jefferson) Federalists (Hamilton)

Jay’s Treaty Pinckney’s Treaty “funding at par” assumption

Miami Confederacy Treaty of Greenville

Chapter 11 BPQ’s and ID’s

The Triumphs and Travails of the Jeffersonian Republic

Big Picture” Questions:


  1. What were the political, economic, and foreign policies of Thomas Jefferson? What were the struggles that Jefferson faced as president and how did he handle these challenges?

  2. What is meant by the Revolution of 1800? How did Jefferson’s policies lead to a smooth transition of power from a Federalist administration under Adams to a Democratic-Republican administration?

  3. Why did Madison see a war with Britain as essential to maintaining America’s experiment in republican government? Why didn’t he try to avoid war in Europe like his predecessors?

Identifications:

“Revolution of 1800” Lewis and Clark expedition Midnight Judges



Marbury v Madison – judicial review Non-Intercourse Act Tripolitan Wars

John Marshall Haitian Revolution Lewis and Clark

Louisiana Purchase Orders in Council Impressment

Embargo Act of 1807 Macon’s Bill #2 War Howks

Techumseh

Chapter 12 BPQ’s and ID’s

The Second War for Independence and the Upsurge of Nationalism

Big Picture” Questions:


  1. Why was the War of 1812 so politically divisive and poorly fought? What were the terms of the Treaty of Ghent? What were the long-term consequences of this conflict?

  2. What were the political, economic, and foreign policies of James Monroe? What were the struggles that Monroe faced as president and how did he handle these challenges?

  3. What were the most important cases of the Supreme Court from 1800-1825? Look at cases from other chapters as well. What was the significance of each of these cases? How did these rulings specifically increase the power of the federal government?

Identifications:

War of 1812 Tallmadge Amendment Francis Scott Key

Battle of New Orleans Missouri Compromise (1820) Hartford Convention

Treaty of Ghent (1814) McCulloch v. Maryland (1819) Rush-Bagot Agreement

Hartford Convention Gibbons v. Ogden (1824) Tariff of 1816

American System Adams-Onis Treaty Panic of 1819



Era of Good Feelings Monroe Doctrine Fletcher v Peck (1810)

Dartmouth College v Woodward (1819) Russo-American Treaty


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