Archive for the Early National Years Category

Market Revolution Era With John Green

Posted in Early National Years on November 13, 2016 by mrkufs

Watch from :30 to 5:00 for a summary of the Nationalism/Economic Growth Era of 1816-1848 in America.

The Missouri Compromise (1820)

Posted in Early National Years on November 7, 2016 by mrkufs
Henry Clay, Chairman of the Select Committee o...

Henry Clay, Chairman of the Select Committee on the Various Propositions for the Admission of Missouri into the Union (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The United States in 1819. The Missouri Compro...

The United States in 1819. The Missouri Compromise prohibited slavery in the unorganized territory of the Great Plains (dark green) and permitted it in Missouri (yellow) and the Arkansas Territory (lower blue area). (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Excellent 7 minute explanation of the Missouri Compromise and past DBQ essays and Free Response Essay questions from APUSH exams about the topic.

Remember, Henry Clay works the Compromise and Maine is admitted as a free state and Missouri as a slave state. All future territory in the west above the 36 30″ line of latitude will be free. It lasts 34 years but DOES NOT solve the problem for good.

The Monroe Doctrine (1823)

Posted in Early National Years on November 7, 2016 by mrkufs

A VERY brief explanation of 5th President James Monroe’s most important accomplishment-a statement that Europe was not to meddle with land in the Western Hemisphere.

Mr. Price Sings About “Marbury v Madison” (1803)

Posted in Early National Years, federalism, Supreme Court on November 1, 2016 by mrkufs

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

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.

Election of 1800

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

The Election of 1800 explained.

Story of the Star Spangled Banner

Posted in Early National Years on November 11, 2014 by mrkufs

The real story behind our National Anthem.

APUSH 1812 Free Response Essay

Posted in Early National Years on November 10, 2014 by mrkufs

APUSH LONG ESSAY: Wednesday, November 19th…timed for 35 minutes/no notes; in class.

Choose one of the following and write an essay including the following:

-intro paragraph w/ a thesis statement (5-8 sentences and the thesis underlined)

-body paragraphs reflecting the thesis (COULD BE TWO or THREE 5-8 sentences each)

-a brief conclusion (2-4 sentences)

REMEMBER TO STRESS THE WHY!

1. Explain the influence of each of the following on the U.S. decision to go to war in 1812: 

EMBARGO POLICIES OF JEFFERSON AND MADISON and the BRITISH IMPRESSMENT OF AMERICAN SEAMEN

SETTLERS CONFLICTS WITH AMERICAN INDIANS

EXPANSIONISTS GOALS OF THE WARHAWKS

 2. Explain the significance of the Louisiana Purchase in American History.  Be sure to include:

our initial motivation; Napoleon’s reason to sell; to what extent did Jefferson violate his avowed Constitutional principles when he accepted the Louisiana Purchase; and the consequences and effects of buying it.