Social Studies New Nation/Growth & Division

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Social Studies New Nation/Growth & Division
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  1. What is foreign Policy?
    "Rules" with other couintries that a country follows
  2. What are precedents
    Examples for others to follow
  3. List 2 precedents that Washington set
    • So help me God
    • Neutrality
    • Creation of cabinet
    • Use military force for domestic issues
    • 2 terms
    • Farewell Address
  4. What are 3 pieces of advice that Washington gave in his Farewell Address?
    • Stay neutral
    • Avoid Political parties
    • Don't align with other countries (they could turn and they could cause problems with other countries)
  5. What is Manifest Destiny?
    The belief the Us should expand Coast to Coast
  6. How did we acquire the Louisiana Territory?
    thomas Jefferson bought it. Doubled the size of U.S. paid $15 for it
  7. How did we acquire the Mexican Cession?
    We received it after the Mexican War but paid a little bit of money to avoid more anger from Mexico
  8. How did we acquire the Texas Annexation?
    Texas seceded from Mexico and then asked to join the US, which we took in 1845
  9. What are 2 bodies of water that the Erie Canal Connects?
    Hudson River and Lake Erie (Great Lakes), but the Hudson River lead to the Atlantic Ocean so it was a way to bring things in and out easily
  10. What 2 cities did the Erie Canal connect?
    Albany to Buffalo
  11. How did the Erie Canal change New York?
    It increased trade and population. Helped bring things East to West
  12. What was the Indian Removal Act
    It was a law that removed naitives from the US into reservations
  13. What are reservations?
    Poor land in Oklahoma for Native Americans to live in.
  14. What was the Trail of Tears?
    The forced removal of the Cherokee from Georgia where people died from starvation and weather. About 2,00 died.
  15. What was the importance of John Adams?
    • Alien Sedition Acts
    • XYZ Affair
    • 2nd President
  16. What were the Alien & Sedition Acts?
    • Alien- Had to wait 15 years to become a citizen (s cared he wouldn't get support from immigrants)
    • Sedition- You can't criticize the government
  17. What was the XYZ Affair?
    3 French people wanted a bribe to stop impressments. US wouldn't pay it. Foreign Policy=No bribes!
  18. What was the importance of Thomas Jefferson?
    • 3rd President
    • Wrote the Declaration of Independence
    • Louisiana Purchase
    • Embargo Act of 1807
    • Laissez-Faire
  19. What was the Louisiana Purchase?
    a territory of land that Jefferson bought from France for $15,000,000. It doubled the size of the U.S. and encouraged the belief of Manifest Destiny
  20. What was the importance of Lewis & Clark?
    They explored the Louisiana Purchase
  21. What was the importance of Sacajawea?
    She helped Lewis and Clark explore the Louisiana Territory
  22. What was the importance of James Madison?
    • 4th President
    • President during the War of 1812
    • Dealt with impressments
  23. What were impressments?
    They were capturing of US ships, holding them captive, and making them work for them. Slowed down trade
  24. What was the importance of James Monroe?
    • 5th President
    • Gained Florida
    • Monroe Doctrine
  25. What was the Monroe Doctrine?
    said that the US would prevent colonization of other European Countries
  26. What was the importance of Andrew Jackson?
    • Spoils Sytem
    • Campaigning became hardcore
    • 7th President
    • Indian Removal Act
    • Close the National Bank
    • Increased the belief of a democracy
  27. What was the Spoils System?
    Giving jobs to people who helped you get elected
  28. What is mudslinging?
    Getting dirt on your opponent in a campaign
  29. What does neutrality mean?
    To stay neutral or not take sides in a situation.
  30. If you were in the North, would you like the sale of public lands? Why?
    • No
    • you would lose population, less reps in HoR
    • Less control of Congress
    • Less factories were used and could put factories bankrupt if they didn't have enough workers or money
  31. If you were in the North, would you like internal improvements? Why?
    • Yes
    • Brought in settlers
    • Increased trade
    • Built cities
  32. If you were in the North, would you like the protective tariff? Why?
    • Yes
    • Usually bought within the country
    • Used for internal improvements
  33. If you were in the North, would you like slavery? Why?
    • No
    • Not necessary for economy
    • Felt that it wasn't right
  34. If you were in the South, would you like the sale of public lands? Why?
    • Yes
    • more farm land, refresh the cotton land
    • More settling
  35. If you were in the South, would you like internal improvements? Why?
    • No
    • Incresed the tariff
    • Already owned slow, navigable rivers
    • The improvements were made manily in the north and west
  36. If you were in the South, would you like the protective tariff? Why?
    • No
    • You had been making money from British credit and it made it more expensive to import those goods.
    • You didn't manufacture as much and therefore made it hard to live without any imports.
    • They were used for internal improvements
  37. If you were in the South, would you like slavery? Why?
    • Yes
    • It maintained a good balance of trade
    • The basis of your economy
    • You would have to do all the work without them

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