The Second War for Independence and the Upsurge of Nationalism
On to Canada Over Land and Lakes
1. The War of 1812 was very divisive to America. Sections were staunchly for it or
against it. Generally, the West and South were for the war, the Northeast
Ch. 13 Notes
The Corrupt Bargain election of 1824
1. The election of 1824 was the last of the old-style politics. The big winner of this
transformation was the common man. The political game would soon be changed.
Specifically, the common white man as
Ch. 42 Notes
In the modern era, heavy industry waned and the information age kicked into high
o Companies like Microsoft Corp. and the internet brought about the
o Entrepreneurs led the way to makin
Ch. 14 Notes
1. The Westward Movement
1. Americans continued to move westward in large numbers. The trip though,
proved to have lots of difficulties, hardships, and diseases.
2. Generally speaking, the westerners were (independent, stubborn, uneducated, a
Ch. 29 Notes
I. Progressive Roots
1. In the beginning of the 1900s, America had 76 million people, mostly in good condition.
Then before the first decade of the 20th century, the U.S. would be influenced by a
Progressive movement that fought against mon
The Menace of Secession
Abraham Lincoln was sworn into office March 4, 1861. The backdrop of the
occasion was the half-finished dome of the Capitol buildingsymbolic of the
At his inauguration, Lincoln made clear the primary go
Study Aid for the Unit 1 Short Answer Test
Know all about the Columbian Exchange
Diseases (smallpox, measles, chickenpox, influenza, malaria, and yellow fever)
Potatoes, tomatoes, corn, sweet potatoes to Europe (population surges)
Horses, cattle, pigs, wh
Long Essay Question Notes
Evaluate the extent to which the Seven Years War (French and Indian War, 17541763)
marked a turning point in American relations with Great Britain, analyzing what changed and
what stayed the same from the period before the war to
Ch. 37 Notes
Postwar Economic Anxieties
Many feared a return to the Great Depression or at least a post-war recession.
o When the war time price controls ended, inflation did increase
Labor unions had made steady gains during the Depre
Ch. 27 Notes
I. Imperialist Stirrings
From the end of the Civil War to the 1880s, the United States was very isolationist, but in
the 1890s, due to rising exports, manufacturing capability, power, and wealth, it began to
expand onto the world stage, usi
Name: Rachel Kidd
The Thirteen English ColoniesThis is your chapter 3/4 quiz. Use your book, your notes,
and other reference materials to complete the chart. Each correct response is worth 6
points. Due the day you take Test # 1.
Ch. 2 Notes
I. Englands Imperial Stirrings
North America in 1600 was largely unclaimed, though the Spanish had much control
in Central and South America.
Spain had only set up Santa Fe, while France had founded Quebec and Britain had
The Road to Revolution
1. The Deep Roots of Revolution
1. It could be said that the American Revolution started long before 1775back to
when colonists first came to America. They essentially revolted from England and
moved to America.
2. And, those Americ
As a review for the VA/US History SOL, you should identify, define, and/or explain the historical significance of each of the following.
Major People & Groups in
United States History
to the new
Unit 4 Study Guide
Chapter 13-17 in your American Pageant
Most of Period 4 in your AMSCO book
At LEAST 30 of the 50 questions come from the ACE practice test questions.
About 7 questions come from the AP US History Exam which is accessible on the AP
First Public Womens
rights meeting in the
Declared women had
the right to suffrage
Mentor to Elizabeth
Ch. 16 Notes
"Cotton Is King!"
Eli Whitney's 1793 cotton gin invention revolutionized the Southern economy.
Added to mechanical jennies to spin yarn, power looms to weave, and sewing
machines to sew, the demand (and profits) for cotton fiber skyrockete