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GENESEE ACADEMY SOCIAL SCIENCE

LESSON SIX-B

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George Washington became President 1789.  This period is one which there are many new beginings.  Explain the development of the party system in light of foreign affairs, the elections of 1789, 1792, 1796, 7 1800, and in the compromise between hamilton's economics and the placement of the national capital.  Develop a chart that illustrates the differences between the two major political parties of this period.

TERMS TO CONSIDER
 
Thomas Jefferson
Alexander Hamilton
Edmond Genet
Jay's treaty
Pinkney Treaty
Whiskey Rebellion
Potomac river
cabinet
XYZ Affair
Alien and Sedition Acts
Virginia & Kentucky Resolutions
Midnight Judges

AP EXAM QUESTIONS
2002 FORM A, PART B
Question 3
Analyze the contributions of TWO of the following in helping establish a stable government after the adoption of the Constitution.
John Adams
Thomas Jefferson
George Washington
2004 FORM A, PART B
Question 2
analyze the impact of the American Revolution on both slavery and the status of women in the period from 1775-1800.
2005 FORM A, PART A
Question 1
To what extent did the American Revolution fundamentally change American society?  In your answer, be sure to address the political, social, and economic effects of the Revolution in the period from 1775 to 1800.
(Use the documents at http://www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/ap/history_us/samp.html?ushist and your knowledge of the period 1775 to 1800 to answer the question.)
2007 FORM A, PART B
Question 2
Settlers in the eighteenth-century American backcountry sometimes resorted to violent protest to express their grievences.  Analyze the causes and significance of TWO of the following:
March of the Paxton Boys
Regulator movement
Shay's Rebellion
Whiskey Rebellion

 
 
READINS TO CONSIDER

1. SOAPS
2. IDENTIFY THE MAJOR THEMES FOR BOTH READINGS  --- MAKE SURE TO LOOK AT EACH PARAGRAPH IN THE FARWELL AS THERE ARE SEVERAL THEMES PRESENTED.

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