Evaluate the role of compromise and crisis in bringing about the American Civil War.
States attempted compromise when accepting new states, but ultimately it failed
and when the South left the Union arose a crisis and more tension between the
1. What were the goals and guiding principles of the founders?
2. How did they attempt to create a government that reflected those goals and principles?
3. In what ways did the process of implementing the Constitution begin to divide
1. How it was the colonist who, for the most part, had enjoyed benefits unattainable by their
European counterparts rose in rebellion against the nation that was responsible for their
2. How the 13 American colonies were able t
1. What economic, political, and migratory factors led to the end of the Western Frontier by
2. How did the South change after the Reconstruction era?
3. How did the Second Industrial Revolution transform the US during the Gilded Age?
1. The differences between the Jamestown and Plymouth colonies in terms of objectives,
types of settlers, early problems, and reasons for success.
2. How the lives of colonists were shaped by contact with Native Americans and how the
insular cases A series of opinions by the US Supreme Court in 1901
about the status of US territories acquired in the Spanish American
war. They extended to all places under American control which meant
that inhabitants of unincorporated territ
1. The United States and the First World War
a. Wilson saw the issues driving Europe to war as issues that were not of American
b. US didnt see themselves as an imperialist power (especially under Wilson)
c. US army was modern, but half the size
Henry Fords assembly line
Radio/film for entertainment
19th Amendment womens right to vote
League of Nations
Characteristics of Democracy
Demos = of people
Rule of many/poor
Rights of revolt
1st example of rule of people
Equal share of government
No competition parties
No absolute ruler
Comparing the Chan