Revolutionary America and the Young Republic

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Revolutionary America and the Young Republic:

Revolutionary America and the Young Republic Michelle Kirsimäe Ly Kuudeberg HTG 10D

A part of the British Empire:

A part of the British Empire Seven Years' War The Sugar Act ( 1764 ) The Currency Act ( 1764 ) The Stamp Act ( 1765 ) The Boston Massacre (1770) The Tea Act ( 1773 )

Boston Tea Party:

Boston Tea Party

1775–1783  American War of Independence:

1775–1783  American War of Independence Kingdom of Great Britain vs. the Thirteen Colonies France, t he Netherlands, Spain Thomas Paine's Common Sense Thomas Jefferson, with help from Benjamin Franklin and John Adams July 4, 1776

December 3, 1775– June 14, 1777:

December 3, 1775– June 14, 1777

The end of the war:

The end of the war The Treaty of Paris (1783) Up to 50,000 Americans dead and wounded Many fled the country

October 28, 1886:

October 28, 1886

The first presidential election:

The first presidential election George Washington - the first President of the United States (1789) John Adams - the first Vice-President The first Congress created three executive departments - state, treasury and war. The first chief of justice was John Jay.

Federalists and Republicans:

Federalists and Republicans The Federalist were led by John Adams and Alexander Hamilton The Republicans by Thomas Jefferson and James Madison

Different visions:

Different visions The Federalists' vision of America: a nation with a wealthy, enlightened ruling class, a vigorous, independent commercial economy, and a thriving manufacturing section. The Republicans' vision: an agrarian republic, in which most citizens would farm their own land - not too much urbanization or commercialization.

The Second Great Awakening:

The Second Great Awakening 1801 The basic message: people must admit God into their daily lives and reject the skeptical or rational attitudes . Native Americans Handsome Lake

Louisiana purchase:

Louisiana purchase In 1800 France regained the title to Louisiana New Orleans April 30, 1803

The Second War of Independence :

The Second War of Independence 1812 Napoleonic Wars The conflict between the white settlers and the Indians

Technological advances:

Technological advances The first modern factory Transportation : steamboat , highways

The question of slavery:

The question of slavery In 1819 there were 11 free states and 11 slave states Missouri compromise

Thank you for listening:

Thank you for listening

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