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From Jamestown to the French and Indian War. Students will discuss possible answers to the following essential questions: Identity — What were the chief similarities and differences among the develop of English, Spanish, Dutch, and French colonies in America?
Work, Exchange, and Technology — How did distinct economic systems, most notably a slavery system based on African labor, develop in British North America? What was their effect on emerging cultural and regional differences?
Peopling — Why did various colonists go to the New World? How did the increasing integration of the Atlantic world affect the movement of peoples between its different regions? Politics and Power — In what ways did the British government seek to exert control over its American colonies in the 17th and 18th centuries?
America in the World — How did competition between European empires around the world affect relations among the various peoples in North America?
Environment and Geography — How and why did the English American colonies develop into distinct regions? Colonial society before the war for independence; colonial rivalries; the Seven Years War; pirates and other democrats; role of women before, during, and after ; Articles of Confederation, the Constitution, the rise of political parties, national identity; work and labor free and unfree ; regional economical differences.
In the late eighteenth century, new experiments with democratic ideas and republican forms of government, as well as other new religious, economic and cultural ideas, challenged traditional imperial systems across the Atlantic World. Migration within North America, cooperative interactions and competitions for resources raised questions about boundaries and policies, intensified conflicts among peoples and nations, and led to contests over the creation of a multiethnic, multiracial national identity.
History Log — notes and short answer writings based on readings. Using these articles as well as the primary documents from the period, students will write an essay responding to the following: Based on the arguments provided by Zinn and Wood as well as the primary source documents, to what extent did the American Revolution fundamentally change society?
In your answer, be sure to address the political, economic, and social effects of the Revolution in the period from to Then students will write a short analysis of the significant of both events as a link between the American Revolution and the creation of a new nation.
Students will list 10 events that led directly to the Revolution. Students will defend their choices, the pick the one event that made the Revolution inevitable. Six Degrees of Separation: Unit Exam — multiple choice, short answer questions, long essay, document-based essay.
During this unit students will discuss possible answers to the following essential questions: How did different social group identities evolve during the revolutionary struggle? How did leaders of the new United States attempt to form a national identity?
Work, Exchange, and Technology: How did the newly independent United States attempt to formulate a national economy? How did the revolutionary struggle and its aftermath reorient white-American Indian relations and affect subsequent population movements?
How did the ideology behind the revolution affect power relationships between different ethnic, racial, and social groups? America in the World: How did the revolution become an international conflict involving competing European and American powers?
How did the geographical and environment characteristics of regions open up to white settlements after affect their subsequent development? Ideas, Beliefs, and Culture: Why did the patriot cause spread so quickly among the colonists after ?Essays Related to Constitutional and social developments from 1.
As the Civil War Era came to an end, there wouldn't be any more major constitutional developments until a ways down the road and into the early s.
In what ways and to what extent did constitutional and social developments between and /5(11). The existence of some claimed civil liberties is a matter of dispute, as are the extent of most civil rights.
Controversial examples include property rights, reproductive rights, and civil marriage. The constitutional and social developments during the time period between and mostly amounted to a revolution, but not completely.
There were many constitutional developments in America that amounted close to a revolution.
To what extent did political parties contribute to the development of national unity in the United States between and ? Free response, part C: Compare and contrast the ways that many Americans expressed their opposition to immigrants in the 's– 's with the ways that many Americans expressed their opposition to immigrants in the 's– 's.
Unit Question: How did the Philadelphia Constitutional Convention address the weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation? To what extent and in what way does the system of checks and balances. In what ways and to what extent did constitutional and social developments between and amount to a revolution The actions of the government towarda free slaves, the rebuilding and forming of government programs during Reconstruction, and the rise of Social Conflict during the 's and 70's brought revolution to a society in a.