George Dorfman Susan Schrepfer United States Development I November 27, 2007 Stowes Feminine Christ Figure Throughout Harriet Beecher Stowes Uncle Toms Cabin, various feminine characters, such as Mrs. Shelby and Miss Ophelia, take moral stances towar
George Dorfman Emily Renaud Research in the Disciplines October 29, 2007
The Scourge of the New World In the preemptive years before Europeans set foot on the land they later referred to as the New World, another race inhabited the area. These were
The Second War for Independence and the Upsurge of Nationalism
On to Canada over Land and Lakes
The Americans tried to invade Canada from Detroit, Niagara, and Lake Champlain. All were beaten back by the
The Americans then attacked by
The Rise of a Mass Democracy
The "Corrupt Bargain" of 1824
There were 4 main "Republican" candidates in the election of 1824: Andrew Jackson, John Quincy Adams, William
Crawford, and Henry Clay.
No candidate won the majority of the electoral vot
The Planting of English America
The Spanish were at Santa Fe in 1610.
The French were at Quebec in 1608.
The English were at Jamestown, Virginia in 1607.
England's Imperial Stirrings
King Henry VIII broke with the Roman Catholic Church in the 15
The Menace of Secession
President Abraham Lincoln declared that secession was impractical because the North and South were not
geographically divided. He also stated that with secession, new controversies would arise, including the national
The Ferment of Reform and Culture
Thomas Paine promoted the doctrines of Deism. Deists relied on science rather than the Bible and they denied the
divinity of Christ. They did believe in a Supreme Being who had created a univer
Settling the Northern Colonies
The Protestant Reformation Produces Puritanism
German friar Martin Luther denounced the authority of the priests and popes when he nailed his protests against
Catholic doctrines to the door of Wittenberg's cathedra
Launching the New Ship of State
Washington for President
George Washington was unanimously elected as President by the Electoral College in 1789. He took the oath of
office on April 30, 1789. He established the cabinet.
At first, Secretary of St
Forging the National Economy
The Westward Movement
The life as a pioneer was very grim. Pioneers were stricken with disease and loneliness.
Shaping the Western Landscape
Fur trapping was a large industry in the Rocky Mountain area. Each summer,
Colonial Society on the Eve of Revolution
Conquest by the Cradle
In 1775, the most populous colonies were Virginia, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, and Maryland.
About 90% of people lived in rural areas.
A Mingling of the Races
Bull Run Ends the "Ninety-Day War"
President Abraham Lincoln concluded that an attack on a smaller Confederate force at Bull Run would be worth
trying. If successful, the victory would show the superiority of Union arms and might eventually lead to the ca
American Life in the 17th Century
The Unhealthy Chesapeake
Half the people born in early Virginia and Maryland did not survive to celebrate their 20th birthday.
At the beginning of the 18th Century, Virginia was the most populous colony with 59,
America Secedes from the Empire
Congress Drafts George Washington
The Second Continental Congress selected George Washington to head the army besieging Boston.
Bunker Hill and Hessian Hirelings
From April 1775 to July 1776, the colonists were bo
George Dorfman Marika Dunn Law and Politics October 3, 2007 McCulloch v. Maryland 4 Wheat. 316 (1819) Facts: A Bank of the United States was established in 1791, and given a twentyyear charter. In 1811, that charter expired, and the Jeffersonians did
Study Guide for Final Examination, Fall 2007 512: 103, sec. 10 Professor Schrepfer email@example.com The final exam will be cumulative. Consult "Study Guide for the Midterm." Look particularly at the following concepts: the market revolution a
The South and the Slavery Controversy
Slavery was dying out, but the invention of the cotton gin prompted the plantation owners to keep their slaves as
they now produced a high profit harvesting cotton.
"Cotton is King!"
The South controlled Bri