TEST 2 STUDY GUIDE
1) Describe the new governments created during the Revolution-the state
constitutions and the Articles of Confederation. Be sure to show how they
reflected both Americans' past experience and their political philosophy of
STUDY THEMES; SECOND TEST, Wednesday, Oct. 29
Be able to:
4 main values of republicanism
- Pop sovereignty
- Balancing lib and power
- Virtue- idea of the common good
1) Describe the new governments created during the Revolution-the state c
- Question of what side to go to? Remain loyal? Commit treason?
- Dont know exact numbers of what sides people chose.
- People with ties to the crown usually remained loyal. Aristocrats
differed. Merchants, clos
Final Exam SI Session
1920s and 1930s Politics
o Invented cotton gin
o This drove up the wealth of slaves
o Nativists- against immigration
Nat Turners Rebellion
Westward Expansion/Manifest Destiny
U.S. History to 1865
LSU Fall 2015
Prof. Aaron Sheehan-Dean
Office: 231A Himes Hall
Office Phone: 578-4507
Office Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:00-10:30, or by appt.
Why the British lost?
Different wars with other countries
Why did America win?
Knew when to back out to save the military
Too much land for Britain to hold ground
Americans had more k
September 10, 2015
I. City upon a Hill
A. A model for the world?
B. The uncertainty of empire
II. Colonial New England
G. The Myth of Plymouth Rock
III. New F
New England: Plymouth and Massachusetts Bay
1. The Plymouth Colony and the Pilgrims
Puritans/separatists-wanted to separate from the church of England
Established a community in Holland. Religion was not enforced.
History 2055 Exam 1 SI
Early Americans/ First Colonial Expansion:
South Am Civ.
East Woodland People
Columbian Exchange- new crops i.e. tobacco, spices, and animals (horses)
brought into the new world; diseases
ORIGINS OF SLAVERY AND RACISM
IV. ORIGINS IN THE LOWER SOUTH
V. A SLAVE SOCIETY IN THE SOUTH
B. SLAVE CULTURE
SOCIETIES WITH SLAVES OUTSIDE THE SOUTH
A. NEW ENGLAND
B. MIDDLE COLONIES
TWO MOVEMENTS IN THE LATE CO
STUDY SUGGESTIONS: FIRST TEST: Wednesday, September 23
The test will consist of two parts, a series of short answer questions (50 points) and one essay (50
points). You will have a choice from two essay questions to do one. Each part should take about hal
THE DECISION FOR INDEPENDENCE
III. DEVELOPING A REVOLUTIONARY MENTALITY
A. REPUBLICANISM (4 PARTS)
the prpoper government balances power and liberty (see previous
1. popular sovereignty
i. the people should rule themselves
ii. they excis
GOVERNMENT AND DEFENTIAL SOCIETY IN THE COLONIES
I. GOVERNMENT WITHIN THE COLONIES
Most had two houses
A council appointed by Gov.
Lower houses were elected by the people
There was a struggle for power between govenors and
Historic memory/Historical amnesia
Distortion of historic memory reflects a subconscious need to make the past simple.
- Slavery was strictly a southern phenomenon.
- Abolitionists were a majority in the North.
- Talked a lot about genocide and ma
What was Rorabaughs thesis?
Know the title. Why he claims the US this. Know how this affects the consumption of
alcohol over the period that he covers. What kind of change occurs? Industrial
change. Change in transportation. Social attitude. Social moveme
Williams founds providence, Rhode island
Anne Hutchinson shows up and has people over to study bible
She starts to talk against what the church says
Seen as a divisive character
Got put on trial
Notes 2 8
Beginning of European Overseas Expansion, II
Spain and Christopher Columbus
i. From Genoo, Italy
b. Spanish and Portuguese Spheres (far East/Indies)
c. King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella- find Christopher that is in charge to find
The First Americans
Europeans were not the first Americans;
Estimates of the number of natives vary widely from 8 to 10 million
o They are very diverse
o They either migrated by boat from Asia or by the Bering Land
bridge from Siberia to Al