Chapter 21 Notes
Monitor vs. Merrimack
Boats needed to be steam-powered and armored.
What: Freed slaves in the South. Lincoln used this to make the Civ
Chapter 20 Notes
Where: Charleston Harbor
When: April 12-14, 1861
What: Significant for in the South that was anti-Union. North lost Fort Sumter.
Johnny Reb (pg. 440-441)
What: Typical confederate that was jocular, emotional, religious, and pe
Chapter 16 Notes
Frederick Douglas (pg. 356-357, 365, 366-367)
Who: Former Slave
Where: from Maryland to escaped north
What: Abolitionist that tried to use politics to help abolitionist movement/abolish slavery.
He wrote Narrative: Life o
Chapter 13 Notes
Divorce Bill (pg. 274-275)
Who: Van Buren
Where: United States
What: Not passed by Congress, it called for the dividing of the government and banking
Why: Whigs were against it because it stopped hopes of reviving the Bank of
Chapter 12 Notes
Constitution (pg. 234)
Who: Hamilton and Jefferson
What: Hamilton wanted a loose constitution while Jefferson wanted a strong
constitution. It established the rules and principles of an autonomous political entity.
Why: It helps define th
Chapter 11 Notes
Macons Bill II (pg. 228-29)
Where: France, England, and American Colonies.
What: While permitting American trade with the entire world, also promised American
restoration of trade to France and/or England if either dropped thei
Chapter 10 Notes
Compact Theory (pg. 206)
Who: Jefferson and Madison
When: 1798-1799 (seventeenth and eighteenth centuries)
Where: English Colonies
What: The thirteen states in creating the federal government, had entered into a
regarding its jur
Chapter 9 Notes
Ratification (pg. 168)
Where: 13 Colonies
What: Process by which people or legislatures express their official approval of a
proposed document or plan.
Why: Amendments to the US Constitution cannot become part of the Constitutio
Chapter 8 Notes
John Jay (pg.159, 160)
What: He signed a peace treaty with Ben Franklin and John Adams.
Why: He thought that France wanted too much and decides to negotiate a treaty with
Great Britain. There were problems because the contract
Chapter 7 Notes
The Royal Veto
Who: Members of Parliament
What:A royal veto was when legislation passed by the colonial assemblies conflicted with
British regulations. It was then declared void by the Privy Council. It was resented by the
Who: Same countries as where.
When: 18th century
Where: American colonies, West Indies, Africa, and England/Europe
What: The triangular trade was between colonies, Africa, and England/Europe for resources. (pg.
Why: This trade was importa
Chapter 4 Notes
Who: Taken from Jeremiah
When: Middle of Seventeenth century
What: Jeremiad (pg. 79, 80)
Why: People used stories, myths and prophets taken from the Old Testaments, Jeremiah, to use
in preaches and sermons.
Who: African slaves