A New Nation: Constitution, Slavery, Democracy
Q: What were the major concerns for governance expressed at the Constitutional Convention in 1787?
Key Words: Republicanism, Democracy, Civic Virtue, Liberties, Shays Rebellion, 1788, Articles of
What were the factors to revolution?
British Empire and Resurgence
A. Impact of Glorious Revolution
1. Catholic to Protestant
a. Protestants coming to America
2. Parliament & Power
a. Gradually taking power away from the parliament and more was given t
Democracy and Nationalism
What issues led to the different political parties and what visions did they have for America?
1. Competing Visions Among Americans (Jefferson, Madison, Hamilton)
a. Political S
Slave Labor: an ancient enterprise
A. Sugar: its role
- Far east, sold to west
- Limited market
- Expensive, slaves needed
- Producers cut supply
- Conquered South Europe
- Muslims used slaves in Mediter