ch_5 - QUIT 5 Shaping a New Nation CHAPTER OBJECTIVE...

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5 Shaping a New Nation QUIT CHAPTER OBJECTIVE INTERACT WITH HISTORY TIME LINE VISUAL SUMMARY SECTION Experimenting with Confederation 1 SECTION Drafting the Constitution 2 SECTION Ratifying the Constitution 3 MAP
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5 Shaping a New Nation HOME CHAPTER OBJECTIVE To examine the domestic challenges faced by the young Republic; to understand American beliefs and principles reflected in the U.S. Constitution
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5 W I T H H I S T O R Y I N T E R A C T How much power should the national government have? Examine the Issues The year is 1787. You have recently helped your fellow patriots overthrow decades of oppressive British rule. However, it is easier to destroy an old system of government than to create a new one. In a world of kings and tyrants, your new republic struggles to find its place. • How can the new nation avoid a return to tyranny? • Which should have more power—the states or the national government? HOME • How can the rights of all people be protected? Shaping a New Nation
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5 The United States The World 1781 Joseph II allows religious toleration in Austria. 1781 The Articles of Confederation, which John Dickinson helped write five years earlier, go into effect. 1785 New York state outlaws slavery. The Treaty of Hopewell concerning Native American lands is signed. 1785 Jean-Pierre Blanchard and John Jeffries cross the English Channel in a balloon. TIME LINE HOME continued . . . 1782 Rama I founds a new dynasty in Siam, with Bangkok as the capital. 1783 Russia annexes the Crimean Peninsula. Ludwig van Beethoven’s first works are published. 1783 The Treaty of Paris at the end of the Revolutionary War recognizes United States independence. 1784 Russians found colony in Alaska. Spain closes the Mississippi River to American commerce. Shaping a New Nation
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5 The United States The World 1786 Charles Cornwallis becomes governor- general of India. 1786 Daniel Shays leads a rebellion of farmers in Massachusetts. The Annapolis Convention is held. The Virginia legislature guarantees religious freedom. 1788 The Constitution, which James Madison helped write at the Pennsylvania State House, is ratified. 1788 Austria declares war on Turkey. Bread riots erupt in France. TIME LINE
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This note was uploaded on 02/02/2010 for the course GOVT 131 taught by Professor Kenroberts during the Fall '07 term at Cornell.

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ch_5 - QUIT 5 Shaping a New Nation CHAPTER OBJECTIVE...

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