Objective v. Subjective Truth
-Does objective truth exist, or is truth relative and subjective(not absolute or independent,
pertinent only to the individual)?
-Is there an absolute reality that exist outside the human mind?
-Does the solid worl
Poem Analysis for Emily Dickinsons Tell all the Truth, but Tell It Slant
In the first two lines, Emily discusses the complexity of truth by stating a
contradiction with truth saying we should tell the complete truth, yet skew the truth to
help yourself or
Poem Analysis of The Second Coming
Since William Yeats lived during WWI and the Great Depression in which
skepticism and nihilism flourished, more than likely, these secular view influenced his
writings. In his first stanza, Yeat discusses the shattering
Brook Farm (1841)
An intellectual movement rooted
religiously in New England
People had and inner light
Military Draft in the North and South
Mobilizing Resources and Money
(basically the American System)
Inflation in the South
1. Protected slavery where it already was
2. Expansion of Miss. Comp. to CA
Farming the Plains
Office of Indian Affairs
Battle of Little Big Horn
Black Hills of South Dakota
A century of Dishonor (1881)
Dawes Severalty Act (1887)
Some Souix acquired horses and
The Gilded Age
Pendleton Service Act
Gospel of Wealth
Supremacy of the Courts
Term coined by Mark Twain which refers t
An Emerging World Power (1877-1914)
James Blaine and Pan Americanism
Secretary of state in 1881
Called for the first Pan American
-Latin America and the US could work
Latin American Diplomacy:
-although US bought raw materials
Unit 10 Study Guide
1. What is the Social Gospel? Explain how it relates to the Progressive Era.
-religion plays role in social justice.
2. Who are the muckrakers? What is their ultimate goal? Specifically go over Tarbell, Riis, Sinclair, and Steffens.
Unit 11 Study Guide
1. Who was Alfred T. Mahan? What book did he write? Explain his philosophy & how Roosevelt in connected.
-Naval strategist who wrote The Influence of Sea Power upon History
-Believed nation must expand or die.
-Sell products abroad & n
APUSH Study Guide Unit 1
1. List Chesapeake/Southern Colonies ( 5 total)
Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Maryland, Georgia
2. Describe both pros and cons of the Chesapeake regions general climate/geography.
Near ocean, allowed
APUSH Study Guide Unit 2
1. Explain Quaker beliefs & how it impacted the development of Pennsylvania. What attracted immigrants to
Pennsylvania & where were they from? Explain the Paxton Boys.
Pacifists, religious toleration, equality, friendly with Indi
Unit 3 Study Guide
1. Describe the Olive Branch Petition, the Kings response, and its significance.
Expressed loyalty to King George III & asked King to seek the repeal of oppressive Parliamentary
2nd continental congress met to discuss this
Unit 4 Study Guide
1. Explain the Battle of Fallen Timbers and the Treaty of Greenville.
US defeated Indian allies in an expansion into their lands
Treaty of Greenville=acknowledged American sovereignty over the entire region
diminished Indian alliance
Unit 5 Study Guide
1. Explain the 4 advantages Britain had over Am. with regards to industrialization. Explain the 1 advantage Am. had over Brit.
& the strategy Am. uses to offset Brit.s advantage.
Am: abundance of natural resources. Lowell system & Walth
Unit 6 Study Guide
1. What was transcendentalism? Who was its major proponent? How was civil disobedience related?
People had an inner light that could put them in touch with God
Criticized material consumption
Advocate for nonconf
Unit 7 Study Guide
1. John Browns Raid- reasons, details, impact.
-Southern abolitionist who wanted to incite slave rebellion. Led 18 men in raid to seize fed. arsenal at Harpers Ferry. U.S. Marines
(Colonel Robert E. Lee) captured Brown & sentenced him t
Unit 8 Study Guide
1. What caused the need for and how did the federal govt encourage RR development?
-linked the nation and increased the size of markets
(RRs were huge consumers on their own by spending money on supplies)
2. Discuss the emergence of the
Unit 9 Study Guide
1. Political machines- What are they exactly? What is a boss, a ward, an alderman? How is it democratizing? Why only cities?
How is Tammany Hall & Boss Tweed connected?
-Pol. Party that was organized= pol. machine
-Bosses controlled the
Transition from wartime to peacetime economy was not smooth
3 sick industries: farming, mining, textiles-important because these were the 3 industries that hired
a large percent of Americans
Unequal wealth distribution-in the long run
Unit 16 Study Guide
1. What was the Good Neighbor Policy?
The US voluntarily renounced the use of military force and armed intervention in the Western
FDR thinks the friendship of Latin American countries is essential to the security of the U
Unit 18 & 19 Study Guide
1. Truman and Vietnam Why and how did he support France?
In the early 1900s, Vietnam had been controlled by the French Vietnam didnt want to be
controlled anymore (Ho Chi Minh led movement and organized the Vietminh to get rid of
The Progressive Era (1900-1920)
Industrialization and urbanization had created social
Thought govt should take a role in solving societys
Both parties-usually urban middle class
Journalists who e
-A group of mainly men in
search of gold
-John Smith assumed
dictational powers to save
during starving time
-New generation were
less religiously committed
-HC got more kids to go