Unformatted text preview: What sorts of tensions and crises are evident in these early post-war years? What kinds of challenges does this new government face? What propels the United States to craft a new system? What kinds of decisions do they make about how this new government should work? Why? What sorts of concerns and challenges does Washington face during his presidency? How does he shape the country’s future during these years? What sorts of conflicts emerge within the American government? What foreign policy concerns arise during the 1790s? How does President John Adams respond? How is it that the United States comes to expand its territories through the Louisiana Purchase? How does the country’s direction shift during the Republican presidents of the early 19 th century? What changes within the federal government? What changes in terms of foreign policy? How does the United States get pulled into yet another war in 1812? What is the outcome?...
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- Fall '08