American Government 100

American Government 100 - British or Americans didnt know...

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American Government 100 30/08/2007 13:10:00 jalexand@fandm.edu 215- 805- 2294 Time     1787 –Constituition formed o Franklin College Started 1790 -4 million people in the USA o Atlantic shore to Appalachian Mountains Pittsburg was considered frontier Great Powers in the World were o England o France o Spain o Prussia o Russia o Portugal o Dutch/ Netherlands o Belgium o Sweden  Took news 4-5 Mph o World went by that fast War of 1812 officialy ended Dec 24, 1814 in Gent, Belgium  Jan 8 th , 1815   battle of New Orleans  o Control of New Orleans = Control of Central USA o Obvious military target
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American/Pirates vs. British Regulars o 71 killed            2880 Killed
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Unformatted text preview: British or Americans didnt know the war was over! ** Devastating for Britain** KNOWLEDGE 1787 people of mild intelligence would try learning everything there is to know! Expect presidents to make reasoned Judgements o Presidents not really spet Liberty Maximization of Liberty goal of Society Most countries do not put a premium on individual liberty o Need written law (ie. Constitution) Democracy Government by the peopleof the people for the people. 30/08/2007 13:10:00 30/08/2007 13:10:00...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course GOV 100 taught by Professor Stephenson during the Fall '08 term at F & M.

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