The Revolutionary War destroyed Andrew Jackson's childhood and killed off the rest of his
close family. Hugh, Jackson's older brother, died at Stono Ferry just after he enlisted in the
patriot regiment from a heatstroke. Since he was a bit too you
AMH2010 MidTerm Study Guide
All lecture notes are subject exam questions. Review PowerPoints and notes.
Review in Your Book/PowerPoints: (dont worry about the parenthesis they are alignments with
your course objectives)
Unit 2 Week 1
Robert Livingston Was the chancellor of New York when George Washington was elected. More
importantly as the American minister to France, He negotiated the purchase of nearly 830,000 square
miles of land on the lower Mississippi that could b
Unit 2 Week 2
Horace Mann He started the reform of state education for white children in 1837 by pressing for
graded schools, uniform curricula, and teacher training and also fought the local control that often
blocked progress. Young woman started becomi
Unit 4 Week 1
William J. Simmons A preacher and a salesmen that revived the KKK after the war. He appointed
himself the imperial Wizard of the new Klan which was thoroughly protestant, antiforeigner, antiSemitic, and anti-Catholic. His new Klan grew slowl
Unit 1 Week 2
1. You are an indentured servant living in the Virginia colony in 1650. Describe your background,
current conditions, and future prospects.
Well an indentured servants background from around that time period could hav
Unit 3 Week 1
John Muir A nature preservation champion. Had a role in the creation of the Yosemite National Park in
1890, the Forest Reserve Act of 1891 and in 1892 he established the Sierra Club.
Joseph Glidden Developed barbed wire fencing as a cheap al
Because of the activities of Handsome Lake, the Iroquois:
In the early 1800s, slaves were imported into, Georgia and:
The majority of free blacks lived and worked in:
The crisis that ultimately sparked Shays Rebellion in Massachusetts began with
What aspect of the 'taming of the West' had the greatest impact
on America as a whole? Why?
From the beginning of the colonization of America, the desire to move westward
burned within the hearts of the colonists. As the population of the country increase
How did Manifest Destiny fundamentally change America?
Manifest Destiny is a term used to describe the attitude exhibited by the
American people during the 19th century. In fact, President Polks entire four year
presidential term was focused on the prefac
How did institutional human slavery affect the three main groups of Southerners in the
I like the overall direction and logical explanation. It lacked much specificity though.
Paragraph 2 is logical, but vague. The rest has some good us
Why was the Age of Jackson so important in American history?
This is a really good first draft. You need to clarify your thesis, but maybe only a little. Is change AND
prosperity your thesis? You may need to clarify what change means in your intro if so.
President Harry S. Truman
Although we appreciate your dedication and concern for the United States of America, we
would like you to no longer continue with the use of the atomic bomb to wipe out Japan. We
understand that Japan has given us
Quiz Three 25 points
1. (4 points) Match the following men with their political parties:
a. John Adams (Federalist, vice president: Thomas Jefferson)
b. George Washington (independent, vice president: John Adams)
c. James Madison (co-founder of the Democr