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Oliver D'Amore
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This 3 page Class Notes was uploaded by Oliver D'Amore on Saturday September 26, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to GHIST 225 at James Madison University taught by Staff in Fall. Since its upload, it has received 16 views. For similar materials see /class/214086/ghist-225-james-madison-university in OTHER at James Madison University.


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Date Created: 09/26/15
Study Guide for Exam 1 The exam on Friday October 7 is worth 100 points It will consist of short answer items listing items and multiplechoice items I don t know how many questions are on the exam yet since I have not designed it Please review the syllabus and my strict exam A policy All information presented on my PowerPoint slides now uploaded to Blackboard under course documents is fair game but I will not ask you anything date related or obscure The terms people concepts and questions below are featured in Understanding the American Promise They should help you focus attention on the most important sections of the textbook Many of these terms are defined in the margins of the textbook Some though represent actual section headings and you should read the information relevant to the section The questions also serve as section headings in the text and you should be able to answer said question after reading the relevant pages I am providing this guide as a service I am not going to answer individual questions about which section or pages one needs to read in further detail It should be obvious what my intent is as the terms concepts and questions are listed in the order in which they appear in the textbook But when in doubt read it all Chapter 3 Founding the Southern Colonies 160171700 Jamestown John Smith and Pocahontas Indentured servants The Virginia Colony and Tobacco When and why did Virginia move toward a slave labor system Chapter 4 Creating the Northern Colonies 160171700 Puritans Pilgrims and Plymouth Colony Massachusetts Bay Colony Church Covenant and Conformity Salem witch hysteria also see PowerPoint What made the English colonization of North America distinctive Chapter 5 The Changing World of Colonial America 170071770 The Atlantic Slave Trade and the growth of slavery What were the unifying experiences for British American colonists Chapter 6 The Making of an American Revolution 175471755 Seven Years War The War and Its Consequences Proclamation of 1763 The Stamp Act and resistance to it Liberty and Property Sons of Liberty Daughters of Liberty Boston Massacre Coercive Intolerable Acts Lexington and Concord What changes did Americans want in 1775 Chapter 7 Fighting the American Revolution 17751783 Second Continental Congress General George Washington Thomas Paine and Common Sense Declaration of Independence Continental army The British Strategy Loyalists The French Alliance The Southern Strategy Battle of Yorktown Treaty of Paris Why did the British lose the war Radicalism of the American Revolution Chapter 8 Building a Republic 177571789 See PowerPoint since this chapter was optional Articles of Confederation Northwest Ordinance of 1787 Shay s Rebellion Constitutional Convention The Constitution Federalists and Antifederalists Chapter 9 Forming the New Nation 178971800 See PowerPoint as this chapter was optional President George Washington The Bill of Rights Alexander Hamilton Federalists and Republicans John Adams Chapter 10 A Maturing Republic 180071824 Thomas Jefferson The Louisiana Purchase From Property to Democracy Missouri Compromise Chapter 11 The Expanding Republic 181571840 The market revolution Improvements in transportation Lowell Mills The election of 1828 Andrew Jackson Jackson s Democratic Agenda Whigs and Democrats Indian Removal Act of 1830 Trail of Tears The Family and Separate Spheres Second Great Awakening American Temperance Society William Lloyd Garrison and abolitionist movement Age of Jackson or era of reform Chapter 12 The New West and Free North 184071860 What factors contributed to America s industrial evolution Freelabor ideal Immigrants and the FreeLabor Ladder Manifest Destiny Oregon and the Overland Trail The MexicanAmerican War 184671848 Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo The California Gold Rush Also study content from the documentary Speck of the Future Elizabeth Cady Stanton Seneca Falls Declaration of Sentiments Frederick Douglas Harriet Tubman


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