The Triumphs and
Travails of the
TIM I D MEN . . . PREFER THE CALM OF DESPOTISM
TO THE BOISTEROUS SEA OF L I BERTY.
T H OMAS JE F F E RSON , 1796
n the critical presidential contest of 1800, the first in
War on the Horizon
Study the political cartoon and use your knowledge of U.S.
History to answer the following questions.
What are the two ways the cartoonist shows who the
two groups of students are?
What point is the cartoonist making by having
Cartoon Analysis Guide
Use this guide to identify the persuasive techniques used in political cartoons.
Cartoonists Persuasive Techniques
Cartoonists use simple objects, or symbols, to stand for larger
concepts or ideas.
Chapter 24: Industry Comes of Age (1865-1900)
Thesis: As America's Industrial Revolution slipped into high gear, talented men ached for profits, not the presidency and also
that they were being lured away from public life by the lusty attractions of the b
Chapter 11 (1800-1812) The Triumphs and Travails of the Jeffersonian Republic
Thesis: Adams's Federalists waged a defensive struggle for strong central government and
public order. Jeffersonians (Thomas Jefferson) in power were confronted with a series of
Responses to Questions (Politics in the Gilded Age)
1. Schurz Exposes the Spoilsmen
The evils he finds in the existing spoils system are yielding him to the peculiar pressure
characteristic of the existing system and declaring him to fit
Chapter 22 (1865- 1877): The Ordeal of Reconstruction
Thesis: After the Civil War, one of the key challenges was helping the South
become a part of the Union again and this was called Reconstruction, which
lasted from 1865 to 1877. During this time work,
Chapter 23: Political Paralysis in the Gilded Age (1869-1896)
in the post war era spilled their blood for the union, emancipation, and Abraham
Lincoln, who had promised "a new birth of freedom in which they got a bitter dose of corruptio
Chapter 21(1861-1865): The Furnace of Civil War
Theme: America in the World
This theme focuses on the interactions between nations that affected North American
history in the colonial period, and on the influence of the United States on world affairs.
Supreme Court Cases by Topic
Fletcher v. Peck (1810) - Landmark United States Supreme Court decision in which the Supreme
Court first ruled a state law unconstitutional. The decision also helped create a growing precedent
for the sanctity of l
The Industrial Revolution 1869-1896
Ch:23- Depression, Deflation, Inflation
Over Speculation became the primary cause of the panic of 1873 in
America. When profits failed to materialize, people were unable to
and its significance to 19th
The Triumphs of the Jeffersonian Republic
During this time period the Federalist and Democratic Republicans were going head to
head for presidency. Soon, after a majority o
AUTHORS ARGUMENT: Ch 28
THESIS: The ethnically mixed American people were convulsed by the
Progressive movement which sought to use the government as an agency of human
welfare waging wars on many evils, notably monopolies, corrup
AUTHORS ARGUMENT: Ch 29
THESIS: Woodrow Wilson filled with righteous indignation revealed irresistible
reforming zeal, burning eloquence, superb powers of leadership, and a refreshing
habit of appealing over the heads of the sche
Woodrow Wilsons: The
Argument and Influence
WOODROW WILSON The New Freedom
What effect did Wilsons New Freedom have on American politics and social structure?
Was it continuous?