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U.S HIstory since 1865
Dr. Kristen Burton
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I. LESSON #1: The New World, Prehistory to 1500 A. The Environment 1. Environmental Determinism a) Mississippi River B. The First Americans 1. Problems with Studying American Indians 2. Early Humans a) Great Leap Forward b) Migration out of Africa (1) Malaria c) The First People in the New World (1) Beringia (2) Hunter gatherers (a) Domesticated Animals 3. American Agricultural Revolution a) Sedentary Societies (1) Andes (a) Inca (2) Mesoamerica (a) Maya (b) Aztecs (3) Teosinte b) New World Disadvantages C. The Indians of North America 1. Pueblo Culture a) Chaco Canyon (1) Pueblo Bonito 2. Mississippi Culture a) Cahokia (1) Monks Mound b) Five “Civilized” Tribes (1) Cherokee (2) Choctaw (3) Chickasaw (4) Creek (5) Seminole 3. Semi-Sedentary Agriculturalists a) Powhatan b) Iroquois 4. Nomadic Indians D. Summary 1. Modern perception of American Indians. a) Smallpox 2. Why Study American Indians? a) Environmentalism? (1) Sustainable Agriculture (2) Slash and Burn Agriculture Required Viewing: Crash Course: U.S. History #1 ( v=6E9WU9TGrec&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtMwmepBjTSG593eG7ObzO7s&index=1) Required Readings: Textbook Chapter #1 II. LESSON #2: The Spanish Conquest of the New World, 1492-1750 A. Spanish History to 1500 1. Early European History a) The Old World (1) Old World Agricultural Revolution b) The Roman Empire (1) Christianity (a) Catholicism c) The Dark Ages (1) Vikings (a) Leif Erickson (b) Newfoundland (2) Religious Wars (a) Islam (i) Constantinople d) The Reconquista (1) Moors (2) Iberia (a) Spain (b) Portugal B. Spain in the New World 1. Christopher Columbus a) First Voyage (1) Bahamas (2) Cuba (3) Hispaniola (a) Taino (b) Carib b) The Black Legend c) Treaty of Tordesilles d) The Columbian Exchange (1) Sugarcane (a) Plantation Agriculture (i) African Slave Trade 2. The Conquest of Mexico a) Hernan Cortes b) Aztec Empire (1) Tenochtitlan (2) Tlaxcalans (3) Montezuma c) Panfilo de Narvaez (1) La Noche Triste d) Fall of Tenochtitlan C. Spanish Exploration in North America 1. Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca a) Appalachia b) Esteban (1) Cibola 2. Francisco Coronado a) Quivira (1) The Turk 3. Hernando De Soto a) Battle of Mabila b) Luis de Moscoso Alvarado D. Spanish Settlement in North America 1. Threats to Spain a) Pirates (1) The Convoy System (2) Saint Augustine b) The Chichimeca War (1) Presidios 2. The Mission System a) New Laws (1) Bartolome de las Casas b) New Mexico (1) Juan de Onate (a) Acoma (2) Plains Indians (a) Apaches (b) Sioux E. Summary 1. Spanish America in 1750 Required Viewing: Crash Course: The Spanish Empire ( v=rjhIzemLdos&list=PLBDA2E52FB1EF80C9&index=25) Crash Course: The Columbian Exchange ( v=HQPA5oNpfM4&list=PLBDA2E52FB1EF80C9&index=23) Required Readings: Textbook Chapter #1 III. LESSON #3: English Settlement of the New World, 1492-1750 A. Early English Attempts to Settle the New World 1. Early English History a) Parliamentary Government b) Protestantism c) Mercantilism (1) Cod 2. The Roanoke Colonies a) Sir Walter Raleigh b) Roanoke (1) Chesapeake Bay c) Destruction of the Spanish Armada B. The Southern Colonies 1. Virginia a) The Virginia Company of London (1) Joint Stock Company b) Jamestown (1) John Smith (a) Pocahontas (2) The “Starving Time” (3) John Rolfe c) House of Burgesses d) Massacre of 1622 e) Labor (1) Indentured Servitude (a) Scotch-Irish (b) Bacon’s Rebellion (2) Slavery (a) The First Middle Passage 2. Maryland 3. Carolinas a) Upper South v. Deep South C. New England 1. Plymouth Colony a) Separatist Puritans (1) Calvinism (a) The Elect b) Wampanoag (1) Squanto (2) Thanksgiving (3) King Phillip’s War 2. Massachusetts Bay Colony a) Non-Separatist Puritans (1) “City on a hill” (a) John Winthrop b) The General Court (1) Rhode Island (a) Roger Williams (2) Connecticut (3) New Hampshire c) The First Great Awakening d) Puritan Influence on U.S. D. The Middle Colonies 1. New York a) Henry Hudson 2. New Jersey 3. Pennsylvania a) Quakers (1) William Penn 4. Delaware E. Summary 1. The English Colonies in 1750 Required Viewing: Crash Course: U.S. History #2 ( v=o69TvQqyGdg&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtMwmepBjTSG593eG7ObzO7s&index=2) Crash Course: U.S. History #3 ( v=TTYOQ05oDOI&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtMwmepBjTSG593eG7ObzO7s&index=3) Crash Course: U.S. History #4 ( v=p47tZLJbdag&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtMwmepBjTSG593eG7ObzO7s&index=4) Required Readings: Textbook Chapter #2, 3 IV. LECTURE #4: France and the Seven Years War, 1492- 1763 A. French Settlement of the New World 1. Early French Exploration a) Jacques Cartier (1) Saint Lawrence River (2) Saguenay 2. The Fur Trade a) Samuel Champlain (1) Quebec (a) Montreal (b) Acadia (2) The Great Lakes (a) Green Bay (b) Detroit (3) Iroquois Expansion b) Robert La Salle (1) Louisiana (a) Fort Saint Louis (b) New Orleans 3. New France in 1750 a) Haiti B. The Seven Years War 1. North America in 1750 a) The War of Austrian Succession b) The Ohio Valley (1) The Ohio Company (2) George Washington (a) Fort Necessity (b) Militia v. Professional Soldiers (i) British Redcoats (3) Braddock’s March c) Acadian Deportation (1) Cajuns 2. The First World War? 3. The French and Indian War a) Fort William Henry Massacre 4. English Retaliation a) The Battle of the Plains of Abraham C. Summary 1. The Treaty of Paris 1763 a) North America in 1763 Required Viewing: Crash Course: U.S. History #5 ( v=5vKGU3aEGss&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtMwmepBjTSG593eG7ObzO7s&index=5) Required Readings: Textbook Chapter #4 V. LESSON #5 Prelude to Revolution, 1763-1775 A. The English Colonies in 1763 1. The Enlightenment a) Republicanism b) John Locke 2. Salutary Neglect a) Colonial Assemblies b) Navigation Acts (1) Duty v. Tax B. Britain Changes the System 1. Enforcing the Navigation Acts 2. Proclamation of 1763 a) Pontiac’s Rebellion b) Land Speculators 3. Sugar Act 1764 4. Stamp Act 1765 a) Sons of Liberty b) Stamp Act Congress (1) No Taxation without Representation (2) Declaratory Act 5. Townsend Duties 1767 a) The Boston Massacre 6. Tea Act 1773 a) British East India Company b) The Boston Tea Party (1) King George III (2) Coercive Laws (Intolerable Acts) (a) Quartering Act (b) Quebec Act (c) First Continental Congress C. Fighting Breaks Out 1. Boston a) Thomas Gage b) Lexington and Concord (1) Paul Revere (2) Samuel Prescott c) Bunker Hill 2. Second Continental Congress a) Olive Branch Petition b) Continental Army c) Benjamin Franklin 3. The Declaration of Independence a) Common Sense (1) Thomas Paine b) The Articles of Confederation D. Summary 1. A Conservative Revolution? a) Tories v. Patriots 2. Who caused the war? Required Viewing: Crash Course: U.S. History #6 ( v=Eytc9ZaNWyc&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtMwmepBjTSG593eG7ObzO7s&index=6) Required Readings: Textbook Chapter #5 VI. LESSON #6: The American Revolution, 1775-1783 A. The War in the North 1. The Siege of Boston 2. The Invasion of Canada a) Benedict Arnold 3. The Invasion of New York a) William Howe (1) Hessians b) The Battle of Trenton (1) Washington Crossing the Delaware 4. The Saratoga Campaign a) John Burgoyne b) Saratoga Battles c) The Treaty of Alliance B. The War in the South 1. The Interlude 2. The British Offensive a) The Siege of Charleston (1) Henry Clinton (2) Charles Cornwallis b) The Battle of Camden (1) West Point 3. American Counteroffensive a) Nathaniel Greene b) Disease in the American Revolution (1) Variolation (2) Seasoning c) The Battle of Kings Mountain d) Yorktown 4. The Treaty of Paris 1783 C. North America in 1783 1. The Independent United States a) The South b) New England c) The Middle Colonies d) The West (1) Vermont (2) Kentucky (a) The Cumberland Gap 2. Native North America a) The Northwest Territory b) Sioux Expansion c) The Comanche Empire 3. Russian North America a) Alaska b) Oregon? 4. Spanish North America a) California D. Summary Required Viewing: Crash Course: U.S. History #7 ( v=3EiSymRrKI4&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtMwmepBjTSG593eG7ObzO7s&index=7) Required Readings: Textbook Chapter #6 VII. LESSON #7: Confederation and Constitution, 1783- 1789 A. The Articles of Confederation 1. The Northwest Territory a) The Northwest Ordinance (1) Territory v. State 2. Foreign Affairs a) Problems with Britain (1) Forts in the Northwest Territory (2) Punitive Tariffs b) Problems with Spain (1) Mississippi Access (a) John Jay (2) Chickamauga Wars 3. Economic Affairs a) Paper Money v. Specie b) Shays’s Rebellion (1) Daniel Shays B. Writing the Constitution 1. Constitutional Convention, 1787 a) James Madison (1) Dolly Madison b) Religious Influence (1) Deism c) Federalism (1) “A Sovereign Union of Sovereign States” 2. Legislative Branch a) Necessary and Proper Clause b) Representation (1) The Great Compromise (a) Virginia Plan (b) New Jersey Plan (2) Bicameral Legislature (a) House of Representatives (b) Senate (3) 3/5ths Compromise (a) Fugitive Slave Clause 3. Executive Branch a) President of the United States (1) Commander in Chief (2) Head of State (3) Chief Legislator? (a) Veto b) Electoral College (1) Vice President of the United States 4. Judicial Branch a) Supreme Court b) Who Interprets the Constitution? (1) Constitutional Amendments 5. Seeking Approval a) The Federalist Papers C. The First United States Congress, 1789 1. Washington’s Cabinet a) John Adams b) Secretary of War (1) Henry Knox c) Secretary of State (1) Thomas Jefferson d) Secretary of Treasury (1) Alexander Hamilton 2. The Judiciary Act of 1789 3. The Bill of Rights D. Summary 1. Democracy v. Republic? 2. A Betrayal of the Revolution? a) George Mason b) Charles A. Beard Required Viewing: Crash Course: U.S. History #8 ( v=bO7FQsCcbD8&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtMwmepBjTSG593eG7ObzO7s&index=8) Required Readings: Textbook Chapter #7 VIII. LESSON #8: The Formation of Political Parties, 1789- 1801 A. Hamilton’s Reforms 1. Hamilton’s beliefs a) Federalist Party b) Industry c) Elite v. the Mob d) Strong National Government (1) Large Standing Army e) England 2. Report on Public Credit a) Debt Assumption b) James Madison (1) Washington D.C. 3. Whiskey Tax 4. First Bank of the United States a) Broad v. Strict Constructionists 5. Report on Manufactures a) Tariff of 1792 6. Militia Act of 1792 a) The Northwest Indian War (1) The Battle of Wabash (a) Arthur St. Clair B. The Rise of the Republican Party 1. Jefferson’s Beliefs a) Republican Party b) Education c) Weak National Government (1) Small Standing Army d) Liberty (1) Sally Hemings e) Agriculture (1) Distrust of Banks f) France 2. Mr. Jefferson’s Party a) Aaron Burr b) Vermont and Kentucky Statehood c) The Election of 1792 (1) The Maria Reynolds Affair C. The French Revolution 1. The French Revolutionary Wars a) Impartiality 2. French Violations of U.S. Neutrality a) Edmond Genet 3. British Violations of U.S. Neutrality a) Ship Seizures b) The Northwest Indian War (1) The Whiskey Rebellion (2) The Battle of Fallen Timbers c) Jay’s Treaty (1) Pinckney’s Treaty (2) The Treaty of Greenville 4. The Election of 1796 a) Hamilton’s Resignation 5. The Quasi War a) The XYZ Affair (1) Charles Talleyrand b) Alien and Sedition Acts (1) Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions (a) The Compact Theory (i) Nullification (ii) Secession c) Napoleon Bonaparte 6. The Election of 1800 a) Jefferson v. Adams b) Jefferson v. Burr (1) 12 Amendment D. Summary 1. The Revolution of 1800? 2. Hamilton Burr Duel a) 1804 New York Gubernatorial Election Required Viewing: Crash Course: U.S. History #9 ( v=r161cLYzuDI&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtMwmepBjTSG593eG7ObzO7s&index=9) Required Readings: Textbook Chapter #8 IX. LESSON #9: Securing the Republic, 1801-1815 A. The Louisiana Purchase 1. Jefferson’s First Term a) Marbury v. Madison (1) John Marshall 2. The Haitian Revolution a) Battle of Vertieres 3. Lewis and Clark Expedition a) Meriwether Lewis b) William Clark c) Oregon Territory (1) Alexander Mackenzie 4. The Burr Conspiracy a) James Wilkinson (1) Freeman and Custis Expedition (2) Zebulon Pike (3) The Neutral Ground Agreement B. The First Barbary War 1. The Barbary Pirates 2. Capture of the U.S.S. Philadelphia a) Stephen Decatur 3. The Siege of Tripoli a) James Decatur 4. The Battle of Derne C. The Napoleonic Wars 1. British Violations of U.S. Neutral Rights a) Impressments (1) Keelhauling b) The Chesapeake Affair (1) U.S.S. Chesapeake (2) H.M.S Leopard c) The Embargo Act of 1807 (1) Election of 1808 2. The Northwest Territory a) William Henry Harrison (1) Treaty of Fort Wayne b) Tecumseh (1) The Prophet (2) Prophetstown c) The Battle of Tippecanoe d) War Hawks (1) Henry Clay (2) John C. Calhoun D. The War of 1812 1. The Canadian Frontier a) “A matter of walking”? b) The Siege of Detroit c) Frenchtown Massacre 2. The War at Sea a) Constitution v. Guerriere (1) Old Ironsides b) Battle of Lake Erie (1) Oliver Hazard Perry (2) The Battle of the Thames 3. The Creek War a) Fort Mims Massacre b) Andrew Jackson c) The Battle of Horseshoe Bend (1) Sam Houston (2) Treaty of Fort Jackson 4. The War in 1814 a) Hartford Convention b) The Burning of Washington (1) Battle of Bladensburg c) Fort McHenry (1) Francis Scott Key d) Treaty of Ghent (1) Status quo antebellum E. Summary 1. The Battle of New Orleans a) Edward Packenham 2. The Second American Revolution? a) 49 Parallel b) The Era of Good Feelings Required Viewing: Crash Course: U.S. History #10 ( v=_3Ox6vGteek&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtMwmepBjTSG593eG7ObzO7s&index=10) Crash Course: U.S. History #11 ( v=qMXqg2PKJZU&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtMwmepBjTSG593eG7ObzO7s&index=11) Required Readings: Textbook Chapter #9 X. LESSON #10: The Era of Good and Bad Feelings, 1815-1828 A. The Era of Good Feelings 1. The American System a) James Monroe (1) John Quincy Adams (2) The Election of 1816 and 1820 B. The Market Revolution 1. The Market Revolution in the North a) The Industrial Revolution (1) Watermills (2) Replaceable Parts (a) Eli Whitney (3) Steam Engines (a) Steam Boats (i) Robert Fulton (b) Railroads b) The Transportation Revolution (1) Turnpikes (2) The Erie Canal c) Immigration and Expansion (1) Tambora Eruption 2. The Market Revolution in the South a) The Cotton Revolution (1) Upland Cotton (2) Cotton Gin/ Spinning Jenny b) The American Colonization Society (1) Liberia (a) Monrovia c) The Second Middle Passage 3. The Second Great Awakening a) Revivals (1) Methodists (2) Baptists C. The Era of Bad Feelings 1. Jackson’s Invasions of Florida a) Spanish Florida in 1815 (1) Seminoles (2) Maroon Communities b) Battle of Negro Fort c) The First Seminole War (1) Pensacola d) The Adams-Onis Treaty (1) The Mexican War for Independence (a) Miguel Hidalgo (b) Augustín de Iturbide (2) Monroe Doctrine 2. Panic of 1819 3. The Missouri Compromise a) Tallmadge Amendment b) Missouri-Compromise Line 4. The Election of 1824 a) The “Corrupt Bargain” b) The Democratic Party (1) Martin Van Buren (2) The Tariff of 1828 D. Summary 1. Democracy in America. Required Viewing: Crash Course: U.S. History #12 ( v=RNftCCwAol0&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtMwmepBjTSG593eG7ObzO7s&index=12) Required Readings: Textbook Chapter #9, 12 XI. LESSON #11: The Age of Jackson, 1828-1840 A. Jackson’s Presidency 1. The Election of 1828 a) Modern Election Tactics (1) “Judicious Tariff” (2) “Old Hickory” b) Rachel Jackson c) Jackson’s Inauguration 2. Jackson’s Kitchen Cabinet a) Spoils System (1) John Eaton b) Washington Globe 3. Indian Removal a) Indian Removal Act 1830 (1) Indian Territory (a) Trail of Tears 4. Jackson v. Calhoun a) South Carolina Exposition and Protest b) Peggy Eaton Affair (1) Peggy Eaton c) Nullification Crisis (1) The Election of 1832 (2) 1832 Tariff (3) Force Bill B. Opposition to Jackson 1. The Whig Party a) John Tyler 2. The Bank War a) Nicolas Biddle b) Roger B. Taney 3. The Attempted Assassination of Andrew Jackson a) Richard Lawrence 4. The Election of 1836 C. Martin Van Buren’s Presidency 1. Panic of 1837 a) Treasury System 2. The Amistad 3. The Second Seminole War 4. The Election of 1840 a) Tippecanoe and Tyler Too (1) Log Cabin Campaign b) Curse of Tippecanoe? D. Summary 1. The Man without a Party Required Viewing: Crash Course: U.S. History #14 ( e5O8&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtMwmepBjTSG593eG7ObzO7s&index=14) Required Readings: Textbook Chapter #10 XII. LESSON #12: Texas and the U.S.-Mexico War, 1841- 1848 A. Fulfilling Our Manifest Destiny 1. Manifest Destiny? a) John L. O’Sullivan B. The Texas Question 1. Mexican Texas a) Centralists v. Federalists b) Stephen F. Austin (1) Constitution of 1824 (a) Coahuila y Texas c) Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna 2. The Texas Revolution a) Sam Houston b) The Alamo c) Battle of San Jacinto (1) Treaty of Velasco 3. The Republic of Texas a) Annexation Debate 4. The Election of 1844 a) James K. Polk (1) 54’ 40’ or Fight (a) The Oregon Trail b) Texas Statehood C. The U.S.-Mexico War 1. Polk’s Presidency a) James Buchannan b) John Slidell c) John C. Fremont d) Zachary Taylor (1) “American Blood on American Soil” (a) Abraham Lincoln 2. The War in Northern Mexico a) The Bear Flag Republic? b) Taylor’s Campaign (1) The Battle of Monterrey c) Polk’s Gamble (1) Winfield Scott (2) Battle of Buena Vista (a) San Patricios 3. The March to Mexico City a) Invasion of Veracruz b) Battle of Cerro Gordo 4. The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo a) Nicolas Trist (1) Annex Mexico b) Mexican Cession D. Summary 1. The Election of 1848 a) Free Soil Party b) Lewis Cass (1) Popular Sovereignty c) Millard Fillmore Required Viewing: Crash Course: U.S. History #17 ( v=tkdF8pOFUfI&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtMwmepBjTSG593eG7ObzO7s&index=17) Required Readings: Textbook Chapter #13 XIII. LESSON #13: The United States in 1850 A. Life in the South 1. The Peculiar Institution a) “Can see to can’t see” (1) “Hog meat and hoecake” b) Freed People of Color c) Nat Turner 2. Planters and Plain Folk a) “A positive good” B. Life in the North 1. Abolitionism (1) William Lloyd Garrison (2) Frederick Douglas 2. Free Soil, Free Men a) Cyrus McCormick (1) Mechanical Reaper 3. “Wage Slaves” a) Irish Potato Famine b) The American (Know Nothing) Party 4. The Women’s Rights Movement a) Cult of Domesticity b) Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1) Seneca Falls Convention C. The West 1. Millennialism a) Utopian Movements (1) Shakers b) Millerism c) Mormonism (1) Joseph Smith (a) The Book of Mormon (2) The Mormon War (a) Zion (b) Nauvoo (3) Mormon Exodus (a) Brigham Young 2. The California Gold Rush a) 49ers b) The Coolie Trade 3. The 100 Parallel a) Kansas Territory D. Summary Required Viewing: Crash Course: U.S. History #13 ( v=Ajn9g5Gsv98&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtMwmepBjTSG593eG7ObzO7s&index=13) Crash Course: U.S. History #15 ( v=t62fUZJvjOs&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtMwmepBjTSG593eG7ObzO7s&index=15) Crash Course: U.S. History #16 ( v=fM1czS_VYDI&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtMwmepBjTSG593eG7ObzO7s&index=16) Required Readings: Textbook Chapter #11-12 XIV. LESSON #14: The Road to Secession, 1850-1861 A. Slavery Divides the Union 1. The Compromise of 1850 a) Fugitive Slave Act (1) Underground Railroad (2) Uncle Tom’s Cabin (a) Harriet Beecher Stowe 2. The Kansas-Nebraska Act a) Stephen Douglas b) Bleeding Kansas (1) Lecompton (2) The Republican Party 3. Canning of Charles Sumner a) Charles Sumner b) Andrew Butler c) Preston Brooks 4. The Election of 1856 5. Filibustering in Latin America a) Knights of the Golden Circle b) William Walker 6. Dred Scott Decision a) Dred Scott 7. The Raid on Harpers Ferry a) John Brown b) Harpers Ferry (1) John Wilkes Booth 8. Lincoln-Douglas Debates B. Secession 1. The Election of 1860 a) Democratic Nominating Convention (1) John C. Breckenridge 2. The Confederate States of America a) Deep South Secession b) Upper South Secession (1) Fort Sumter (2) Richmond c) Jefferson Davis C. Summary 1. Why did the South leave the Union? 2. Why did non-slave holders fight for the South? 3. Why not let the South leave? Required Viewing: Crash Course: U.S. History #18 ( v=roNmeOOJCDY&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtMwmepBjTSG593eG7ObzO7s&index=18) Required Readings: Textbook Chapter #14 XV. LESSON #15: The Civil War, 1861-1865 A. The War from 1861 to 1863 1. North v. South a) Robert E. Lee b) Radical Republicans 2. The Anaconda Plan a) George McClellan (1) First Battle of Bull Run (2) Trench Warfare b) Ironclads 3. The Battle of Antietam a) Emancipation Proclamation (1) Copperheads (2) New York Draft Riots 4. Gettysburg 5. The Fall of Vicksburg a) Ulysses S. Grant B. The War from 1863 to 1865 1. The Homestead Act 2. Election of 1864 a) Andrew Johnson b) Sherman’s March to the Sea (1) William Tecumseh Sherman (2) The Burning of Atlanta 3. The South Collapses a) Appomattox Courthouse b) Lincoln’s plan for Reconstruction (1) 10 Percent Plan (2) 13 Amendment (a) Freedmen’s Bureau C. Summary 1. The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln a) John Wilkes Booth Required Viewing: Crash Course: U.S. History #19 ( v=25HHVDOaGeE&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtMwmepBjTSG593eG7ObzO7s&index=19) Crash Course: U.S. History #20 ( v=rY9zHNOjGrs&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtMwmepBjTSG593eG7ObzO7s&index=20) Crash Course: U.S. History #21 ( v=GzTrKccmj_I&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtMwmepBjTSG593eG7ObzO7s&index=23) Required Readings: Textbook Chapter #15 XVI. LESSON #16: Reconstruction, 1865-1874 A. Presidential Reconstruction 1. Lincoln’s 10 Percent Plan a) 13 Amendment b) Freedmen’s Bureau 2. The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln a) John Wilkes Booth 3. Johnson’s Plan for Reconstruction a) Andrew Johnson b) State Reconstruction (1) “Black Codes” (2) Alexander Hamilton Stephens c) Radical Republican Opposition (1) Thaddeus Stevens (2) Charles Sumner B. Congressional Reconstruction 1. Congress v. Johnson, 1866 a) Civil Rights Act 1866 th b) 14 Amendment c) Congressional Election of 1866 2. Congress Takes Over Reconstruction a) Reconstruction Act (1) Seward’s Folly b) Tenure of Office Act c) Presidential Election of 1868 (1) Ulysses S. Grant d) 15 Amendment 3. Southern Opposition to Reconstruction a) Carpetbaggers/ Scalawags b) Ku Klux Klan (1) Enforcement Acts C. The End of Reconstruction 1. Republican Party Splinters a) Liberal Republicans (1) Amnesty Act of 1872 (2) Presidential Election of 1872 b) Corruption under Grant (1) Spoils System (2) The Whiskey Ring Scandal (a) Orville Babcock (b) Benjamin Bristow (3) Wall Street (a) Panic of 1873 c) Resurgent Democratic Party (1) Tammany Hall (2) The 1872 and 1874 Congressional Elections (a) Conservation Party 2. Presidential Election of 1876 a) Rutherford B. Hayes b) Samuel J. Tilden 3. Worse than Slavery? a) Poll Taxes and Literacy Tests b) Jim Crow Laws (1) Homer Plessy (2) Plessy v. Ferguson (a) “Separate but equal” c) Lynching (1) Henry Smith D. Summary 1. Was Reconstruction a failure? a) Booker T. Washington (1) Tuskegee Institution b) W.E.B. Dubois (1) N.A.A.C.P. Supplementary Material: Readings: Of the People Chapter 16 Viewings: Crash Course US History #22: Reconstruction ( v=nowsS7pMApI&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtMwmepBjTSG593eG7ObzO7s&index=24) XVII. LESSON #18: The Gilded Age, 1874-1882 A. The Politics of the Gilded Age 1. The Philosophy of the Gilded Age a) Corruption (1) Spoils System b) Laissez Faire 2. The Gilded Age Presidents a) James Garfield (1) The 1880 Republican Convention (a) Chester Arthur (2) The Assassination of James Garfield (a) Charles Guiteau (b) Pendleton Civil Service Act (c) Joseph Lister b) Grover Cleveland (1) Presidential Election of 1884 (a) “Ma, Ma, Where’s My Pa?” B. Industry during the Gilded Age 1. The Robber Barons a) Monopolies b) John D. Rockefeller (1) Standard Oil (2) “Trusts” (a) Interstate Commerce Commission (b) Sherman Anti-Trust Act 2. The Plight of Industrial Workers a) Avondale Mine Disaster 3. Unions a) Knights of Labor b) The American Federation of Labor (1) Samuel Gompers c) Strike-breaking (1) Pinkertons (2) Homestead Strike 4. Alternatives to Capitalism a) Socialist Party of America (1) Karl Marx (2) Eugene Debs b) Anarchism-Communism C. Technology of the Gilded Age 1. Electrification a) Thomas Edison (1) Menlo Park (2) Filament Bulb b) Nikola Tesla c) The War of the Currents (1) George Westinghouse D. Summary Supplementary Material: Of the People Chapters 17, 18, 19 Viewings: Crash Course US History #23: The Industrial Economy  (­ zRUJs&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtMwmepBjTSG593eG7ObzO7s&index=25) Crash Course US History #25: Growth, Cities, and Immigration ( v=RRhjqqe750A&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtMwmepBjTSG593eG7ObzO7s&index=27) Crash Course US History #26: Gilded Age Politics  ( v=Spgdy3HkcSs&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtMwmepBjTSG593eG7ObzO7s&index=28) XVIII. LESSON #18: The New South and the Old West, 1865-1890 A. The Opening of the West 1. Manifest Destiny? a) Homestead Act b) Agricultural Advancements (1) Windpumps (a) Ogallala Aquifer (2) Moldboard Plough (3) Fertilizer Improvements (a) Guano Islands (b) Fritz Haber c) The Railroad (1) Promontory Point (2) Buffalo Hunters B. The Indian Wars 1. The Fall of the Comanche Empire a) Quanah Parker (1) Cynthia Anne Parker b) Ranald Slidell “Bad Hand” Mackenzie (1) Llano Estacado (2) Palo Duro Canyon 2. The Sioux a) The Black Hills (1) The Treaty of Fort Laramie b) The Battle of the Little Big Horn (1) George Armstrong Custer (2) Sitting Bull 3. The “Last” Indians a) Apaches (1) Geronimo b) Ishi c) Indian Reservations 4. Outlaws a) Billy the Kid (1) Lincoln County Wars b) Gunfight at the OK Corral 5. Border Troubles a) Juan Cortina C. The Farm Problem 1. Tenant Farming 2. Solving the farm problem a) Cattle Drives b) The Grange c) The Farmer’s Alliance 3. The Populist Party a) The Subtreasury System b) Free Silver c) 1892 Presidential Election (1) James Weaver (2) Benjamin Harrison 4. The 1896 Presidential Election a) William Jennings Bryan b) William McKinley (1) Front Porch Campaign c) D. Summary 1. Why do we talk so much about the Old West? Supplementary Material: Readings: Of the People Chapter 17, 18, 19 Viewings: Crash Course US History #24: Westward Expansion  ( v=Q16OZkgSXfM&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtMwmepBjTSG593eG7ObzO7s&index=26) XIX. LESSON #19: Imperial America, 1896-1903 A. Unaggressive Expansion 1. Alaska a) A Polar Bear Garden? b) Yukon Territory 2. Guano Islands a) Midway Island 3. Hawaii a) Early Hawaiian History (1) James Cook (2) The Kingdom of Hawaii b) Queen Liluokalani (1) “Hawaii for Hawaiians” (2) The Republic of Hawaii B. Colonialism 1. The Cuban War of Independence a) Yellow Journalism? (1) William Randolph Hearst (2) Joseph Pulitzer b) The Move to War (1) The DeLome Letter (2) The Sinking of the Maine (3) Teller Amendment 2. The Spanish American War a) The Philippines (1) Emilio Aguinaldo b) Guam c) Puerto Rico d) Cuba (1) Teddy Roosevelt 3. Expansion in the Pacific a) Annexation of Hawaii b) American Samoa c) Wake Island 4. The Philippine-American War a) William Howard Taft (1) Dollar Diplomacy C. Neocolonialism 1. The Boxer Rebellion a) Open Door Policy b) Society of the Harmonious Fist 2. Presidential Election of 1900 3. The U.S. in Latin America a) Monroe Doctrine b) “Banana Republics” (1) United Fruit c) Panama Canal D. Summary 1. The Assassination of William McKinley a) Leon Czolgosz Supplementary Material: Readings: Of the People Chapter 20 Viewings: Crash Course US History #28: American Imperialism  ( v=QfsfoFqsFk4&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtMwmepBjTSG593eG7ObzO7s&index=30) XX. LESSON #20: The Progressive Era, 1901-1917 A. Roosevelt’s Presidency 1. A “Square Deal” a) The Bully’s Bully (1) Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine (2) “Speak softly and carry a big stick” b) Progressivism 2. The Trust Buster a) Bureau of Corporations 3. The Meddler a) Anthracite Coal Mine Strike b) Hepburn Act c) Meat Inspection Act (1) Muckrakers (a) Nellie Bly (b) Upton Sinclair (i) The Jungle d) Pure Food and Drug Act (1) Food and Drug Administration e) Federal Bureau of Investigation 4. The Conservationist a) Conservation v. Environmentalism (1) Gifford Pinchot b) 1907 Agricultural Appropriations Bill 5. The Retiree? a) Presidential Election of 1908 (1) William Howard Taft B. Taft’s Presidency 1. The True Trust Buster? 2. The Progressive a) 16 Amendment b) 17 Amendment 3. Ballinger-Pinchot Controversy a) Richard Ballinger 4. The 1912 Presidential Election a) Teddy’s “New Nationalism” (1) The Progressive (Bull Moose) Party b) Woodrow Wilson (1) “New Freedom” c) The Attempted Assassination of Teddy Roosevelt (1) John Schrank C. Wilson’s Presidency 1. Wilson’s New Freedom a) Federal Reserve Act b) Federal Trade Commission Act 2. Continuing Social Reform a) Keating-Owen Child Labor Act D. Summary 1. Welfare Capitalism a) Henry Ford (1) Ford Motor Company (a) Combustion Engine (b) Assembly Line 2. The Dark Side of the Progressive Era a) Social Darwinism (1) Eugenics Supplementary Material: Readings: Of the People Chapter 21 Viewings: Crash Course US History #27: The Progressive Era  ( v=i0Q4zPR4G7M&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtMwmepBjTSG593eG7ObzO7s&index=29) Crash Course US History #31: Women's Suffrage ( v=HGEMscZE5dY&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtMwmepBjTSG593eG7ObzO7s&index=33) XXI. LESSON #21: The Great War, 1917-1920 A. The Outbreak of WWI 1. The Rise of Germany a) Secret Alliances b) U-boats 2. The Assassination of Archduke Ferdinand a) Austria-Hungary b) Serbia (1) Black Hand (a) Gavrilo Princip 3. Trench Warfare a) Over the Top b) Chemical Warfare (1) Mustard Gas c) Aerial Warfare (1) Biplanes (2) Zeppelins d) Mechanized Warfare 4. United States Neutrality a) International Law b) Submarine Warfare (1) Lusitania (a) Liner Pledge (b) Sussex Pledge (2) United States Virgin Islands 5. U.S. Entry into WWI a) Russian Revolution (1) Vladimir Lenin b) Zimmerman Telegram c) The Great Crusade B. The United States in WWI 1. U.S. Contribution to War a) Eddie Rickenbacker b) Quentin Roosevelt 2. The Meuse Argonne Offensive a) Alvin York 3. The Treaty of Versailles a) Wilson’s Fourteen Points (1) Peace without Victory (2) League of Nations b) Henry Cabot Lodge C. Social Change and WW1 1. The Mexican Revolution a) Porfirio Diaz (1) Francisco Madero (2) Victoriano Huerta b) The Invasion of Veracruz (1) Tampico Incident c) Border Troubles (1) Plan de San Diego (2) Pancho Villa 2. The Great Migration a) Oscar de Priest 3. Ellis Island 4. Women’s Suffrage a) 18 Amendment (1) Temperance Movement b) 19 Amendment D. Summary 1. What if the U.S. had stayed out of the war? Supplementary Material: Readings: Of the People Chapter 22 Viewings: Crash Course US History #30: America in WWI ( v=y59wErqg4Xg&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtMwmepBjTSG593eG7ObzO7s&index=32) XXII. LESSON #22: The Return to Normalcy, 1920- 1929 A. The Return to Normalcy 1. The First Red Scare a) September 16, 1920 2. Second Ku Klux Klan a) Birth of a Nation b) Superman v. the Klan of the Fiery Cross B. Resurgent Republican Party 1. Election of 1920 a) Warren G. Harding (1) Calvin Coolidge b) James Cox c) The First Red Scare (1) September 16, 1920 2. Warren G. Harding’s Presidency a) Tariff of 1922 b) Teapot Dome Scandal (1) Albert Fall 3. Calvin Coolidge’s Presidency a) “The business of America is business” (1) Herbert Hoover b) Stamping out Radicalism (1) J. Edgar Hoover (2) National Immigration Act (a) Immigration Quotas (b) U.S. Border Patrol c) The Election of 1924 C. The Roaring Twenties 1. Sports in America a) American Indian Sports (1) Mesoamerican Ball Game (2) Lacrosse (3) Horseracing b) Boxing (1) Jack Johnson (2) Boxing in the 1920s and 1930s (a) James Braddock (b) Max Baer (c) Max Schmelling (d) Joe Louis c) Baseball (1) Who invented Baseball? 2. The Motion Picture Industry a) Hollywoodland b) Silent Films (1) The Jazz Singer c) Talkies (1) Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (2) The Wizard of Oz (3) Gone With the Wind 3. Music in the United States a) Jazz D. Summary Supplementary Material: Readings: Of the People Chapter 23 Viewings: Crash Course US History #32: The Roaring 20's ( v=VfOR1XCMf7A&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtMwmepBjTSG593eG7ObzO7s&index=34) XXIII. LESSON #23: The Great Depression, 1929-1940 A. The Economic Collapse 1. The Election of 1928 a) Al Smith 2. The Crash of 1929 a) Speculation (1) Bear Market (2) Bull Market (a) Buying on the Margin b) Run on Banks 3. Hoover’s Presidency a) Hoovervilles (1) Committee on Unemployment Relief b) Smoot-Hawley Tariff c) Bonus Army (1) Douglas MacArthur 4. The Election of 1932 a) Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1) Eleanor Roosevelt (2) A “New Deal” B. The New Deal 1. Banks a) Banking Holiday (1) Fireside Chats b) Emergency Banking Act c) Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 2. Wall Street a) Security Exchange Act 3. Labor a) Federal Emergency Relief Act b) Civilian Conservation Corps c) Works Progress Administration 4. Farming and Industry a) Agricultural Adjustment Act b) Fair Labor Standards Act 5. Electrification a) Tennessee Valley Authority b) Rural Electrification Administration 6. Social Security Act C. Opposition to the New Deal 1. American Liberty Party 2. Huey Long a) “Share our Wealth Society” 3. FDR v. Supreme Court a) Judiciary Reorganization Bill (1) “Court Packing Scheme” D. Summary 1. Did the New Deal get the U.S. out of the Great Depression? Supplementary Material: Of the People Chapter 24 Viewings: Crash Course US History #33: The Great Depression  ( v=GCQfMWAikyU&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtMwmepBjTSG593eG7ObzO7s&index=35) Crash Course US History #34: The New Deal  ( v=6bMq9Ek6jnA&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtMwmepBjTSG593eG7ObzO7s&index=36) XXIV. LESSON #24: The Coming of the Second World War, 1937-1941 A. Europe between the World Wars 1. The Third Wave a) Ron Jones 2. The Soviet Union a) Joseph Stalin B. The Rise of Nazi Germany 1. The National Socialist Party a) Adolf Hitler b) Fascism 2. German Expansion before December 1941 a) Austria b) Czechoslovakia (1) Sudetenland (a) Peace for our time c) Poland (1) Non-Aggression Pact (a) The Winter War (2) Blitzkrieg d) Scandinavian Interlude e) France (1) Invasion of France (a) Maginot Line (b) Ardennes Forest (2) Vichy France (3) Tripartite Pact f) The Battle of Britain (1) Winston Churchill g) Operation Barbarossa 3. FDR and German Expansion a) Selective Service Act b) Support for Britain (1) Destroyers for Bases (2) Lend-Lease Act c) Shoot on Sight (1) U.S.S. Greer C. Imperial Japan 1. The Rise of Japan a) Mejii Restoration b) “Asia for Asians” (1) Bushido Code (a) Human Bullets c) Emperor Hirohito 2. Japanese Expansion before December 1941 a) Korea b) Manchuria c) China (1) The Rape of Nanking (2) Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere d) Indochina 3. U.S. Reaction to Japanese Expansion a) Hideki Tojo 4. December 7-8 Attacks a) Attacks on U.S. possessions (1) Pearl Harbor (2) Wake Island (3) Guam (4) Philippines b) Attacks on British possessions (1) Hong Kong (2) Malaya c) Thailand D. Summary Supplementary Material: Of the People Chapter 25 Viewings: Crash Course US History #35: World War II Part 1 ( v=Objoad6rG6U&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtMwmepBjTSG593eG7ObzO7s&index=37) Crash Course US History #36: World War II Part 2 ­ The Homefront ( v=HofnGQwPgqs&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtMwmepBjTSG593eG7ObzO7s&index=38) XXV.LESSON #25: The Second World War, 1941-1945 A. The U.S. Homeland in W.W.2 1. Soldiers a) Bond Drives 2. Rationing a) Victory Gardens b) Rubber (1) Fordlandia 3. Labor and Industry a) Rosie the Riveter b) Bracero Program 4. Diplomacy 5. Military Bases a) Japanese Internment Camps B. The War in Europe 1. The Eastern Front a) The Caucasus Peninsula (1) Stalingrad 2. The Battle of the Atlantic 3. Operation Torch a) Morocco b) Kasserine Pass (1) Erwin Rommel 4. The Invasion of Italy a) Sicily 5. Strategic Bombing Campaign 6. The Second Front a) Operation Overlord (1) Dwight D. Eisenhower (2) Atlantic Wall (a) Normandy (3) D-Day (a) 101 Airborne (b) Omaha Beach b) Liberation of France (1) Audi Murphy c) Battle of the Bulge 7. The Fall of Nazi Germany a) Yalta Conference (1) United Nations (a) Security Council (2) Harry S Truman b) The Race to Berlin (1) Operation Paperclip c) The Holocaust C. The War in the Pacific 1. Japanese Expansion in 1942 a) New Guinea b) Philippines (1) Bataan Death March c) Australia? (1) The Battle of Coral Sea d) Midway? (1) The Doolittle Raid (a) James Doolittle (2) The Battle of Midway 2. Japanese Contraction, 1943-1944 a) Island Hopping (1) U.S. Army (a) Guadalcanal (2) U.S. Marines (a) Tarawa (b) Iwo Jima b) Japanese Super Weapons (1) Kamikazes 3. Assault on Mainland Japan a) Firebombing of Tokyo b) Manhattan Project (1) Hiroshima (2) Nagasaki c) V-J Day D. Summary Supplementary Material: Readings:  Of the People Chapter 25 Viewings: Crash Course


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