1. The Realities of Radical Reconstruction in the South
a. Moderate republicans aimed for freedmen to be citizens without the right to vote
b. Enfranchised blacks formed the Union League
b.i. Political organization that educated members of civic duties an
Chapter 8 Discussion Questions
Who votes in the United States?
Anyone who is 18 years of age and older and a citizen of the U.S. who meets the
residency requirements of his or her state
What should be the qualifications to vote?
The qualifications to vote
Chapter 9 Discussion Questions
What are the functions of the media in our society?
Media of today is playing an outstanding role in creating and shaping of public
opinion and strengthening of society. It reports the news and acts as watchdog to
Chapter 3 Discussion Questions
1. How does the federal government achieve national goals in a federal system?
It achieves national goals in federal system by setting limited goals. The goals are
genuine priorities for the president and the goals focus on
Chinese Revolution Analysis
Collapse of Government (February 12, 1912)
Xinhai Revolution overthrows Qing Dynasty
Thermidorian Reaction (October 1, 1949)
Mao Zedong defeats Nationalists
THE DISARRAY IN THE WEST 1914-1945
1. Describe the political, economic, and social aspects of the Roaring 20s.
Political tension in Europe decreased, and the Kellogg-Briand Fact of 1928 outlawed war.
Nationalism, Revolution, and Reform
You need to read The Tide of Revolution, available on Edmodo, to answer questions 1 and 2.
1. What are some similarities between the American and French Revolution?
The Cold War (1945 1990)
Domino Theory (April 7, 1954)
idea that if one key nation in a region fell to control of communists, others would
follow; justified American interference in Vietnam War
DBQ: The Enlightenment
Beginning in the 1500s and 1600s, scientific innovations during the Enlightenment era
were influential to the European mindset. Drifting away from previous thoughts, Enlightened
The Industrial Revolution
1. What political, economic, social, and natural factors allowed Britain to industrialize in the mid-18 th century?
Britains mercantilism-based economy benefitted from silver, gold,
The West and the World
1. What technological innovations made the global domination of the West possible?
Advances in navigational tools and ship-building facilitated exploration, and
Industrial Revolution and the Law
1. Child Labor
a. Factory Act (1833), Britain
Limited work hours
Prohibited working at night
Set age limit of 9 for workers
Forced 2 hour schooling
a. Wild Birds Protection Act (1872), Britain
Russia and Japan
1. Describe Russian reform between 1861 and 1900.
Serfs were emancipated in 1861. As a result, a larger labor force was established.
Zemstvoes, which were local political councils, acted
Chapter 5 Discussion Questions
1. Why does discrimination against groups exist in the United States?
The discrimination against groups exist in the United States because we ignore it an just see it as
funny games when in reality its not. Nobody does anyth
Chapter 4 Discussion Questions
1. Why is freedom of expression so fundamental to democracy?
Freedom of expression is important for democracy, because it enables the public to participate
in making decisions based on the free flow of information and ideas.
Chapter 2 Discussion Questions
Why does the Constitution divide the powers of government among the three branches?
To make sure they don't abuse their power and provide for checks an balances between
the various branches
What is the purpose of the B
1. The Baleful Black Codes
a. 1st in Mississippi in 1865 to regulate affairs of blacks
b. Mississippis harshest, Georgias the most lenient
c. Aimed to create a subservient labor force
d. Usually contracted to work for one year for an employer; fined or dr
1. Swinging Round the Circle with Johnson
a. Congressional election of 1866 would decide the issue of Reconstruction and 14th
b. Johnson took a swing round the circle to speak for a pro-south congress
b.i. give em hell speeches prompted hecklers
1. President Pierce the Expansionist
a. Pierce prepared to give more land to the South
b. William walker takes control of Nicaragua as a slave territory; overthrown
by Central American nations
c. Britain establishes foothold in Nicaragua at Greytown
1. The Dred Scott Bombshell
a. Dred Scott black slave living in Illinois and Wisconsin Territory who sued
a.i. Basis for case: had lived a long time on free soil
a.ii. Chief Justice: Taney
a.iii. Ruling: slave not a citizen; didnt have the rig
1. Balancing the Compromise Scales
a. North got the advantage in the Compromise of 1850:
a.i. California gave free states the advantage in the Senate
a.ii. Utah and New Mexico territories most likely to choose to be free
states under popular sovereignty
A. Spoils System
a. Term originated from Senator William Marcys remark to the victor belong
the spoils of the enemy
b. According to Jackson, Every man is as good as his neighbor, perhaps
equally better; jobs were easy enough for anybody to learn quickly
1. Twilight of the Senatorial Giants
a. Clay, the Great Pacificator
a.i. Proposed 3rd compromise, aided by Stephen Douglas
a.ii. Both the north and south to make concessions stricter fugitive
b. Calhoun, the Great Nullifier
b.i. Rejected Clays c
When the founding fathers first wrote the constitution, they did not include
anything to protect the slaves. Even though they did not mention anything to abolish
slavery, it is referred to in a couple of places. For example, there was a fugitive slave
Slavery leading the Cold War
As the United States kept on expanding westward in the 1800s, the most intense
controversy between the North and South was the issue of slavery towards the new
Western territories. This slave controversy had a participation wi
Chapter 1 Discussion Questions
Why do governments exist?
To serve its people and be a sort of lubricant to help society function in an organized
and efficient manner
Why does the United States have a representative democracy?
Well we have a Republic
The Anatomy of the Chilean Revolution
AP World History
March 2, 2015
Adas, Michael, Stuart Schwartz, and Mark J. Gilbert. "The Consolidation of Latin America
(1850-1920)." World Civilizations: The Global Experience. By Peter