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.
The Life of Elizabeth I
The Life of Elizabeth I, written by Alison Weir, can be compared to a diary that Queen
Elizabeth herself would have written, for all the details, personalization, interest, and
emotion of a diary has been captured.
Each chapter was
Trough out her reign, people disbelieved in Elizabeths capacity to reign, grew frustrated
with procrastination on making decisions, accused her of having lost her honor, yet quite
soon, saw that she was a magnificent ruler.
In fact, the majority of
The statement in the Quran, We made a covenant of old with the children of Israel; you
have nothing of guidance until you observe the Torah and the Gospel, shows that the
Islamic religion is closely related in religious beliefs with Christianity and
Queen of England
The Queen was very vain.
She owned over 2000 dresses, was always adorned with expensive jewelry, and
smothered her face with cosmetics.
She was very sensitive about her age being shown, as she grew older, and always wanted
to hear of her
Queen of Egypt
After Hatshepsuts death, the men who became pharaohs after her tried to erase
her name from history.
They also did so because of an assortment of selfish reasons that had to do with
the belittlement of the successors; those reasons being ex
Elizabeth, as soon as she was crowned, was urged to marry. This would bring about peace
treaties and an heir to the throne.
However, She stated that she had chosen to stay single despite being offered marriage by
most potent princes. (Pg.4
Indeed, the men who became pharaohs after Hatshepsut had their values in mind, that the
rightful heir should have been the one on the throne. Hatshepsut only claimed leadership
because Thutmose III was too young and there was no one else of royal
The Mandate of Heaven grants the king or ruler a mandate to rule fairly.
If the ruler fails at serving his or her people adequately, then the ruler can be removed for
not fulfilling duties.
The Mandate of Heaven can be modified to work today and can also
Indus Valley Civilization
It can be said that the Indus Valley Civilization, based on the excellent urban planning of
the cities Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro, was highly advanced in science and mathematics,
architecture, and had citizens that interacted with
Christianity and Judaism
So, when Christians and Jews were conquered, they did not feel the need to
retaliate and attempt to break away.
So, with less dissatisfaction and less riots to put out, Muslims were able to spread
their culture and religion easily