Exam #1 Essay Questions

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Essay (50 points): Thoroughly explain four differences between the Federalists (Hamiltonians) and the Democratic-Republicans (Jeffersonians). Do not simply contrast the two ideologies but explain why each party held each idea. Write at least full paragraph on five issues, placing each in historical context and giving the reasoning behind each position. Be sure to include the one-word theme that best explains the rationale behind these different views. At the end, explain which of the two visions for the United States you believe to be the better one at the time and why. Which one best applies to today? In order to earn a majority of the points, you must have at least three to four pages of correct information in average-sized handwriting and include your own evaluation of these competing visions.
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Unformatted text preview: If you write larger, I will expect more pages. I also expect to see information from the textbook that was not in lectures. Essay (50 points): The Declaration of Independence is one of the most important documents in Western Civilization. Explain why. Your answer should include but not be limited to the following, placing each in proper historical context: 1. Purpose 2. Jeffersons views of the purpose of government 3. The social contract 4. Specific legitimate claims against the King of England (3) 5. Rationale for independence In order to earn a majority of the points, you must have at least three to four pages of correct information in average-sized handwriting. I also expect to see information from the textbook that was not in lectures....
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This note was uploaded on 09/29/2011 for the course HIST 1103 taught by Professor Rohrer during the Fall '06 term at Oklahoma State.

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