Chapter #23.1 Political Paralysis in the Gilded Age Big Picture Themes
1. President Ulysses S. Grants administration was riddled with corruption. Grant himself was
clean, but many others were not and Grant was unwilling to fire them.
2. The political part
US HISTORY I
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CIVIL WAR PACKET
1. Why did the Civil War start?
2. How would you describe Lincolns food
for hungry men strategy?
3. What advantages did the North have over the
4. What advantages did the South have over
5. What was the Union
NORTH AND SOUTH BREAKING UP
DO NOW: How can differences among students in school affect the climate of school?
1. How are the North and South different
2. What role did the issue of slavery in the
territories play in the ongoing
Affidavits regarding the Pottawatomie Massacre
Report of the Special Committee appointed to Investigate the Troubles in Kansas; with
the Views of the Minority of Said Committee. House Report No. 200, 34th Cong., 1st
Sess. Washington: Cornelius Wendell, pr
STARTING TO SPLIT
DO NOW: What was Eli Whitneys greatest achievement? Why?
The _ forever changed the United States.
What effects did the Embargo Act of 1807 and the War of 1812 have on the United
Why was slavery
MONROE DOCTRINE & MISSOURI COMPROMISE
DO NOW: What are the differences between primary and secondary sources and why
do we use them when we study history?
PRIMARY SOURCE ANALYSIS
TEACHING EACH OTHER
When we teach each
MISSOURI COMPROMISE Secondary Source
How is it that we hear the loudest yelps for liberty among the drivers of negroes? This
question of English author Samuel Johnson strikes at the core of the slavery controversy
in the American quest for self-government
THE AGE OF JACKSON pgs. 224 - 235
1. How did the Democratic-Republican Party
form? What party is its descendent today?
2. Why did Andrew Jackson appeal to the common
3. Describe the Indian Removal Act 1830 in your
4. How did th
THE RISE OF ANDREW JACKSON
DO NOW: Write down 3 qualities of Barack Obama that were so appealing when he
was running for President in 2008.
ROLE PLAY: Imagine that you have just been elected President of the United States.
The only me