EARLY REPUB 1789
EARLY REPUB 1789 AMH 4160
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AMH 4160 Democracy and Individualism Study Guide 11 Review the questions found in Wilentz at the following pages 188 238 334 and 372373 General Review Questions 1 2 Describe the major campaigns of the War of 1812 What were the results of the war What legislative initiatives and programs at the federal level followed the War of 1812 What were the origins of these proposals Which proposals were enacted and why What were the provisions of the Missouri Compromises Describe the origins of the compromises the reasons for them and their significance Why was the period of the Monroe presidency called the Era of Good Feelings Was it an era of political harmony What caused the era to end Describe the origins and provisions of the Monroe Doctrine What were the developments made in transportation during the 1800 1840 period Did these amount to a transportation revolution Why do many historians and economists consider that the roots of the United States sustained economic growth are found in the period following the War of 1812 Was there a market revolution What were the effects of the increasing commercialization of agriculture What were the changes occurring in American commerce and industry during this period What was the factory system How and why did it develop Describe the nature of the early labor movement How did the North and the South differ in the years 18001840 How were they similar What were the effects of the Industrial Revolution in both the North and the South What were the economic effects of slavery in the South What was the effect of slavery on the slaves Describe the conditions of slave life during this period 14 How did government land policy affect the course of western settlement Describe the land acts of the period as well as the government of the territories and the process of the admission of new states 15 Explain federal Indian policy during the 18001840 period and the assumptions upon which it was based Explain the policy of removal Who advocated this policy how and why was it opposed and how was it implemented Explain the policy of civilizing the Indians How did this policy affect the Cherokees 16 Who were the major contenders for the presidency in 1824 and what were their backgrounds and proposed programs 17 Compare and contrast the political goals ideas and methods of Andrew Jackson with those of Henry Clay 18 Explain the rise of political parties in the 1820 s and 1830 s 19 Explain the course and consequences of the nullification crisis of 18321833 20 What was the significance of the Bank War Why did Jackson and other groups oppose the Bank of the United States 21 What were the differing positions on public issues of the Democrats and National Republicans and later Whigs What groups supported these parties How were they similar to or different from the Republicans and Federalists 22 In what ways can the Jacksonian era be considered the age of the common man Is this a helpful description of these years or does it hinder one s understanding of the era Questions on Alexis de Tocqueville Democracy in America 1 Review the questions for analysis on pages 23 of your syllabus Apply these questions to Tocqueville s work 2 What were Tocqueville s observations about the subjects addressed in questions 11 12 13 15 17 18 19 20 21 and 22 above 3 Explain and analyze the following statement of Tocqueville s But freedom is not the chief and continual object of their desires it is equality for which they feel an eternal love they rush on freedom with quick and sudden impulses but if they miss their mark they resign themselves to their disappointment but nothing will satisfy them without equality and they would rather die than lose i 4 What did Tocqueville see as the most important aspects of the judicial power in the United States How did he see the legal profession as a counterbalance to democracy What did he consider to be the significance of the jury system According to Tocqueville why were newspapers and associations so important in American society How did he describe these institutions and their activities How did Tocqueville see the omnipotence of the majority expressed in the United States What were the dangers of this tyranny of the majority What did Tocqueville consider to be the three main causes for the maintenance of a democratic republic in the United States How did Tocqueville describe and analyze the effects of the westward movement of AngloAmericans How did Tocqueville describe the place of religion in American life and politics What did he consider the main cause for the power of religion in the United States How did Tocqueville describe the position and attributes of American Indians and AfricanAmericans in the United States Analyze his conclusions and compare his observations with other primary documents from this period found in Wilentz Tocqueville asked the question What are the chances that the American union will last How did he answer this question What were Tocqueville s observations on position of women in the United States What did Tocqueville describe as the political and religious principles and philosophical opinions that were generally espoused by Americans What did Tocqueville mean when he stated that the Americans combat individualism by the doctrine of selfinterest properly understood Analyze and evaluate Tocqueville s views
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