Taking Sides Summary by Thomas A. Bailey
Thomas Bailey argues that president Woodrow Wilson is responsible for the
failure of the United States to join the League of Nations after World War I. Wilson was
a great as a war leader. He would fight a war to en
ain article: Constitutional Convention (United States)
Washington's retirement to personal business at Mount Vernon was short-lived. He made an exploratory trip to the western frontier in 1784 and inspected his land holdings in Western Pennsylvania that h
Allies close in (1944)
American troops approaching Omaha Beach, during the Invasion of Normandy on D-Day, 6 June 1944
On 6 June 1944 (known as D-Day), after three years of Soviet pressure, the Western Allies invaded northern France. After reassigning
Hamilton Revives the Corpse of Public Credit
Alexander Hamilton had to overcome the money-problem
Plan: Paying off all debts in full, A tariff (tax on imports), A tax on whiskey, A National Bank.
Pay debts at face value and do Funding at Par
Chapter 14 Notes
The Westward Movement
Americans continued to move westward in large numbers. The trip though,
proved to have lots of difficulties, hardships, and diseases.
Westerners independent, stubborn, uneducated, individualistic and ambitious
I. Colonial America
Southern Colonies (wkst on 13 colonies)
Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia
Jamestown May 24, 1607
chartered by VA Company of London (quick money) w/ joint stock companies competing
King James I of England
AWYL # 2, 3, 4
(2) As a result from the War of 1812, there were many broad consequences to the United States.
One major consequence was that the Federalist Party was finally wiped out on a national level
from the United States after the Hartford Conventio
Federalist and Republican Mudslingers
1. Election of 1800: Federalists had many enemies because of the Alien and Sedition
2. Also damaged by Adams not declaring war
2.a.However, Adams known as: Father of the American
AWYL # 6,7,8
(6) Clay, of the west, Webster, of the North, and Calhoun, of the South, had important roles in the
period of 1815- 1824. Clay developed the American System which was a system that to created a
strong banking system which created national cre
History Notes Chapter 17
1. The Accession of Tyler Too
1. William Henry Harrison, the Whig president elected in 1840, suddenly died after
only one month in office.
2. Harrison's campaign slogan had been "Tippecanoe and Tyler Too." Now, with
History Notes Chapter 16
1. "Cotton Is King!"
1. Eli Whitney's 1793 cotton gin invention revolutionized the Southern economy.
Added to mechanical jennies to spin yarn, power looms to weave, and sewing
machines to sew, the demand (and profits) for cotton f
Taking Sides Summaries
The frontiers in the east were categorized as type I frontiers. As compared to the
west, there were much more families in this area and therefore it was much more
socially stable. Men came ahead to scout the land,
Taking Sides: YES
The Wild West is always portrayed in movies, tv shows, and comic books
as the place where all the dramatic violence seems to gather in one place. Its a
place where every crook and cowboy can carry a gun around like a toy
Republican Ditches Local Campaign to Challenge Payne
In this article, incoming challenger, GOP candidate Michael J. Alonso, takes on long time
Democratic congressman, Donald M. Payne. Payne is the first African American congressman in
We fought with France, on our side, to form a great new nation,
But now you come, with this brand new, Neutrality Proclamation .
Now you went and changed the rules,
And our mighty document.
Now you went and created
History Notes Chapter 18
1. The Popular Sovereignty Panacea
1. The Mexican Cession lands opened a "can of worms" with the question, "What
should be done about slavery in these lands?"
2. Further, with this question, the political parties (Whig and Democra
1492 - Columbus lands in the Bahamas.
Possibly 3/5 of the crops cultivated around the world today originated in the Americas.
Within 50 years of the Spanish arrival in Hispaniola, the Taino natives decreased from 1 million people
to 200 people d