Archive for October, 2016

The Effect of the Embargo Act of 1807

Posted in Early National Years on October 27, 2016 by mrkufs

Jefferson’s Embargo Act of 1807 cut off trade with England and France.  It ended up costing America far more than it did the two European powers.  This political cartoon shows the snapping turtle as the Embargo Act nicking American Merchants.Ograbme

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The Duel

Posted in Early National Years on October 27, 2016 by mrkufs

Hamilton and Burr’s famous duel explained in a minute or so.

One Minute Louisiana Purchase

Posted in Uncategorized with tags on October 27, 2016 by mrkufs

Disney’s 3 Minute #2 John Adams Biography

Posted in 1790's on October 24, 2016 by mrkufs

Election of 1800

Posted in Early National Years on October 21, 2016 by mrkufs

The Election of 1800 explained.

Hamilton Explains National Bank

Posted in 1790's on October 20, 2016 by mrkufs

Alexander Hamilton, Secretary of the Treasury under Washington, explains the need for the National Bank-much to the dismay of Thomas Jefferson, Secretary of State.

1790’s Notes- A Checklist

Posted in 1790's on October 20, 2016 by mrkufs

1790’s APUSH NOTES

Hamilton’s Financial Plan:

Citizen Genet Incident:

Jay Treaty:

Pinckney Treaty:

Washington’s Farewell Address:

XYZ Affair:

Alien and Sedition Acts:

Election of 1800:

 

Cabinet Battle #1

Posted in 1790's on October 18, 2016 by mrkufs

Study Guide for Articles/Constitution Exam

Posted in Uncategorized on October 18, 2016 by mrkufs

Here is a study guide for the October 20 Unit Exam on the Constitution and Articles of Confederation:

  1. Reread Amsco Book pages 91-94 and 103-109.
  2. Study Federalism and know the powers that are divided into Fed/State/Both
  3. Know ALL 10 Amendments
  4. Know the terms from the notes like unwritten Constitution, lobbying, the Elastic Clause, census, etc.
  5. Understand checks and balances and the three branches of government
  6. Know all four compromises
  7. Know the key names from the Constitutional Convention and their intent and methods
  8. Understand the “genius” of the Constitution and be able to elaborate