The federal governments role did not change regarding to anything else but also
westward expansion because the West was open to settlement both before and after the
First of all, the Homestead Act (1962) gave 160 acres of wes
The War Starts
1776 The Start & Almost End of War
Dorchester Heights G.B. flees to Nova Scotia
500 B. ships carrying 35,000 Regulars shows up off coast of NYC
land in Staten Island unopposed
Battle of Long Island
Washington has 8000 Continental
The Vietnam Era
The Vietnam Era is largely defined through the lens of ones political persuasion.
Differing evaluations range from conservative interpretations characterizing the period as
one of general social instability and lawlessness to liberal inter
Roger B Taney
Roger B Taney is responsible for the civil war because hes a legitimate villain to deny
Blacks their rights. Integration would not be prevalent until the late 20 th century.
However, he doesnt have the scope of impact or brutality as some of
Revolutionary War in 1777
Spring 3 pronged attack
British plan to attack Albany, NY (goal capture NY & severe New England from rest
Emmanuel Leutze (1851) paints GW crossing DelawareR.
Battle of Princeton
Jan. 3, 1777
GW & Cont. Army surprise
The end of the Civil War, though a momentous occasion in the history of the United
States, did not alter the country very much.
Both the northern states and the southern states, though technically united at the end of
the Civil War, con
Post Civil War
The federal governments role regarding race relations did not change because the North
continued to protest slavery and the South continued to promote slavery, just as each
had done before the Civil War.
Therefore, the federa
Boss Tweed was the most notoriously corrupt politician of the Gilded Age, and there
were a lot of corrupt politicians during this age, so he effectively represents the rest of
the scandalous villains.
With his Tweed Ring extended into the government to in
The American Revolution changed the political ideas and institutions in the U.S.
Went from colony to country
Boycotts, Boston Tea Party
Stamp Act, Sugar Act, etc.
British monarchy enforced unfair laws; colonists remained po
He became a traitor because he wanted to create his own empire out west, which he
would preside over. Burr supposedly formed a conspiracy to steal Louisiana Purchase
Lands. He was charged with treason.
However, he was untrusted by the British.