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HIST 150 Week 7 Notes 2/29-3/4

by: Whitney Kendall

HIST 150 Week 7 Notes 2/29-3/4 Hist 150-002

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First week of notes for second unit. Articles of Confederation up to George Washington's Presidency.
U.S. History to 1876
Tracy L Brady
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history, hist, george washington, Bill of Rights, Articles of Confederacy
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Date Created: 03/06/16
2/29/16 Movie 3/2/16 Governing a New Republic Articles of Confederation  People were not super loyal to America yet  Land ordinance passed by congress in 1785  Allowed the government to survey and look at land, assess it, and divide it evenly. Sort of a grid system used while we start to expand.  Also said a certain amount of land had to be set aside for education o Thomas Jefferson thought it was very important. A good community/ man is one who is educated  Northwest Ordinance 1787 o Sets up a system of government for the North West territories- the way we govern a territory until it becomes a state. o Next set up a governor, then once there is 5000 white males, they can begin to elect for a territorial government o Once a total population of 60,000 people you can apply for statehood  Come together to make a state constitution then go to Federal Government for approval- Kansas was denied o Most states follow this process o NW prohibited slavery  Not a practical document- prerequisite to the constitution  3/4/16 The New Constitution Shays’ Rebellion: 1786 Back country/ Frontier Areas  Daniel Shays  Farmers are being taxed, can’t pay them  Courts are seizing land to satisfy farmer’s debts or putting them in jail  Against Massachusetts government- protesting this MA attacks protesters  Rebellions are all over country- maybe the revolution isn’t over  All this is due to the flaws in the Articles of Confederation  Leads to Constitutional Convention Constitutional Convention 17  George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, etc. were all there  All attendees were wealthy powerful men  Want to keep these debates or sessions secret- closed to public o Don’t want to worry people Virginia Plan or Large State Plan  James Madison  2 house legislature  Decide how many people states can send people to the legislature- do it by population  Judges serve for life New Jersey Plan or Small State Plan  William Patterson  Unicameral- one house legislature’  Delegates were equal- everyone would send the same amount  Alexander Hamilton proposed that the federal government has all the power o No one liked that Connecticut Plan- Eventually becomes the Constitution  Bicameral legislature  Congress- based on population  Senate- equal representation between states Slavery  Some states wanted to count slaves as part of the population, North did not like this o Would say they are property until it came to population matters  Come up with the 3/5 Compromise o For every 5 slaves, three of them count as a person  Also south decides there can be no legislature ending slave trade- lasts 20 years  Article legitimizes the return of runaways to their masters  Allowed slavery because they thought that it was more of a sin to let the new USA fall apart than to have slavery legal September of 1787  Finalize and sign the constitution  Must have unanimous support for amendments  After 9 of 13 states ratify, it becomes the law Ratification  The Federalists- pro constitution o More urban people, wealthy merchants, business men, and plantations owners o Thought it would provide more stability and bring economic growth  Antifederalists- against the constitution o People more concerned about local issues, thought federal government would become too powerful and oppressive o Mostly rural people like farmers Bill of Rights  First 10 amendments of the Constitution  Protections of individual liberties  This helps convince some of the antifederalists  George Washington says that if they ratify it, he will agree to be the first President  Happens during the very first session of the new congress, all ratified by states in 172 Washington’s Presidency  One of the issues- what are we going to call our president? Need the perfect name, can’t be like a monarch  Washington thinks to call him Mr. President o Mark of respect without royalty  He is unanimously chosen, vice president is John Adams  Inaugurated April 30 , 1789 in Federal Hall in the temporary capitol in New York City o Wore simple clothing but not a common man- wealthy and reserved o Not much of a people person- lived elegantly o Delivered addresses to congress like people did to parliament  Works hard to adhere to the constitution- only vetoes when he sees it as unconstitutional even if he doesn’t agree with it


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