Apush midterm review



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APUSH MIDTERM REVIEW

UNIT I (Periods 1 and 2)


  • European exploration:

    • Motivation behind it – Portugal, France, Spain, English

    • Spanish conquistadors

      • Encomienda System

    • The impact of European exploration on Native American settlements

    • The Columbian Exchange – impact on BOTH the New World and Old World (introduction of crops, slavery, horses, DISEASE, etc.)

    • Early settlements in North America –successes and failures, Jamestown, Plymouth, Mass Bay

    • Responses of Native Americans to early settlements




  • Development of the British colonies in America

    • How and why did different colonies develop in different regions?

      • Northern colonies – religious motivation

      • Southern colonies – economic motivation

      • Middle colonies – mixed motivation

        • Know specific people/groups/lifestyles/political structures/economic interests associated with each of the colonies

          • Ie. Anne Hutchinson, John Smith, John Winthrop, Separatists, Non-Separatists (to name a few)

    • Development of the British colonies in America over times

      • Founding of Jamestown ------- French and Indian War

      • Bacon’s Rebellion and class struggle  development of slavery, Stono Rebellion

      • First Great Awakening - development of religion

      • The Enlightenment – overall impact on changing ideas of leaders in the colonies (foreshadow American Revolution)


UNIT II (Period 3)


  • The impact of the French and Indian War (aka Seven Year’s War) on the relationship between the British colonies in American and the British government

  • Proclamation of 1763, Sugar Act, Stamp Act

  • Boston Massacre, Boston Tea Party, Continental Congresses

  • Ideas in the Declaration of Independence (tie them to Enlightenment ideals)

  • Lexington & Concord, Battle of Saratoga, Yorktown

  • Articles of Confederation – why was it so weak? Shay’s Rebellion

  • United States Constitution – how did it address the Articles of Confederation? How is it different from colonial structure of government? How is it similar to colonial governments?

  • George Washington (as president)

    • How did he solidify the ideals of the Constitution?

    • Farewell Address – advice to the nation?

  • Development of political parties

    • John Adams/Alien and Sedition Acts – reaction to this was from TJ – states’ rights (what is this) and why?

  • Republican Motherhood


UNIT III (Period 4)


  • TJ – important events in presidency

  • John Marshall – impact of Supreme Court decisions on the power of the federal government v. state governments – know the key cases (MvM, MvM, GvO, DvW)

  • Henry Clay’s American System

    • New technology that developed American transportation and connected market economy

  • American territorial expansion

  • Antebellum reform movements - women’s suffrage, temperance, abolitionism, rehabilitation

  • Andrew Jackson’s presidency – democratic or tyrant??? Defend either of those with SFI

    • Opposition to Jackson – Whigs, Calhoun


UNIT IV (Period 5)


    • Manifest Destiny

    • Mexican War

    • Different political groups at the time: Democrats (northern v. southern), Free-Soilers, Know-Nothings, Republicans

    • Different views on slavery and abolition – Garrison, Douglass

    • Differences between the northern lifestyle and southern lifestyle during the antebellum era

    • Connect the events leading up to the war and understand how EACH separately and how all of them TOGETHER impacted the impending crisis – Compromises, Bleeding Kansas, Dred Scott, Harpers Ferry

    • Civil War and Reconstruction



UNIT V (Period 6)


    • Westward Expansion, Industrialization, Urbanization, Immigration, Gilded Age Politics



    • Use your reading guides for this!

Directory: cms -> lib4 -> VA01000195 -> Centricity -> Domain -> 14361
14361 -> Abolition and Women’s Rights (Chapter 2 and 3) Read Chapter 8, Section 2 in your book and complete this reading guide
14361 -> After World War II, the United States grappled with prosperity and unfamiliar international responsibilities, while struggling to live up to its ideals
14361 -> The ap u. S. History Curriculum Framework Key Concepts and Learning Objectives
14361 -> I. The Road to the War of 1812
14361 -> Apush period two key concepts review (1607-1754) This review refers to some examples we did not go over in class – so don’t stress about those!
14361 -> Apush period one key concepts review (1491-1607) This review refers to some examples we did not go over in class – so don’t stress about those!
14361 -> Topic 1: American Imperialism Name: Block: Date
14361 -> Key Concept 1 British attempts to assert tighter control over its North American colonies and the colonial resolve to pursue self-government led to a colonial independence movement and the Revolutionary War
14361 -> Study Guide key essential Unit Questions

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