Reading Review Questions: Chapter 5: The American Revolution
AMERICAN SOCIETY AT WAR
What was one of Washingtons greatest strategic accomplishments of the war?
1777: SETBACKS FOR THE BRITISH
Perhaps the most important factor in Americas winning the war wa
In January 1791, President George
Washington's Secretary of the
Hamiltonproposed a seemingly
innocuous excise tax "upon spirits
distilled within the United States,
and for appropriating the same."
What Congress fai
Reading Review Questions: Chapter 7: The Federalist Era
A NEW NATION
What did the first national census reveal about the African American population in the new United States? (p. 207)
In addition to a political revolution, the debates over the Constitutio
The Great Biological Exchange greatly affected both Native Americans and Europeans.
For this answer: First, offer a definition of the Great Biological Exchange; Second, describe
some of the significant features of the exchange, and Finally, explain the wa
Reading Review Questions: Chapter 8: The Early Republic (part 2)
THE WAR OF 1812
Why did Tecumseh seek to form a confederation of Indian tribes? (p. 253)
What were the twin goals of the Conquest of Canada?
What was the major significance of the Battle of
The Whiskey Rebellion
CHANGE OVER TIME
The Whiskey Rebellion was a tax protest that took place in the western frontier regions of
the United States in 1791 through 1794, under the presidency of George Washington. After the
Ratification of the
Explain the Articles of Confederation- what was the basis of the government, and what were its flaws?
Explain how the constitution was superior to the Articles, making sure to describe its main features.
What were the major differences between the federal
Reading Review Questions: Chapter 10: Nationalism and Sectionalism
What were the trinity of ideas promoting postwar economic nationalism?
What was the significance of the National Road and other privately funded turnpikes?
Why did New
The Shot Heard Round The World
This primary source is an actual document, the person who wrote it is William Emerson,
who was there when the events were occurring. He was one of the troops in the army that was
fighting for their independence fro