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GENESEE ACADEMY SOCIAL SCIENCE

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1763?
Discuss the events that represent the following ideas: tax/economics, enforcement/civil disobediance, and punishment/armed resistance during the years between 1764 and 1775.
Discuss the flow of the American Revolutionary War. Include places and leaders.
Why were the Articles of Confederation weak? What event demonstrated this? Explain.
What are some of the connections between the Declaration of Independance and the US Constitution?
What was the Great Compromise? To answer this you need to talk about the opposing view points.
Why did James Mason not sign the Constitution? Was there a consequence to his concerns? Your discussion should include New York and Virginia.
Why was George Washington a good choice to the first President? Give specific examples of his leadership.
Discuss the differences between the Federalists and the Democratic-Republicans. How was the placement of the District of Columbia a part of a compromise between these two groups? How do the Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions fit into this discussion?
Discuss the development of political parties in light of the Presidential elections from 1788 through 1800.
  

 
 
 
 
"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal,..." Declaration of Independence, 1776