Chapter 1

Size of Incan Empire
Maize
Anasazi
Iroquois League


Renaissance
Gutenberg
Catholic Church involvement
Black Death
Printing Press
Democracy

Joint Stock Company


Chapter 2

Sea routes to Asia
Marco Polo
Leif Eriksson
Astrolabe

Purposes of Exploration
Columbus (Spain)
Vespucci (Spain – 1501)
Magellan (Portugal)
Line of Demarcation
Treaty of Tordesillas moves line 800 miles

Columbian Exchange

Spanish Conquistadors
Cortes
Moctezuma
Aztecs
Pizarro
Incas
Juan Ponce de Leon
Cabeza de Vaca
Coronado
Encomienda System
Bartolome de las Casas 1516 Account

Northwest Passage
English Piracy
Cabot
Charter
Roanoke Colony


Cartier
Champlain
La Salle Claimed French colony – Louisiana

Hernan De Soto

Hudson
Middle Passage


Chapter 3

Southern Colonies
Virginia
Maryland
North Carolina
South Carolina
Georgia
Jamestown
John Smith
Pocahontas
Powhatan Confederacy much like Iroquois League
“Headright” System
Toleration Act of 1649
South – Farming
Slaves vs. Indentured Servants
Slave Codes
Bacon’s Rebellion





New England Colonies
Connecticut
Massachusetts
New Hampshire
Rhode Island
Religious Freedom
Puritans
Pilgrams
Mayflower Compact
Thomas Hooker
Roger Williams
Anne Hutchinson
North – Mercantilism

Salem Witch Trials



Chapter 4

Redcoats

Samuel Adams
“Taxation without Representation”

First Continental Congress

King George III
Patriots
Minutemen
Paul Revere
Sons of Liberty

Second Continental Congress (Discussion and Opinion)
Thomas Paine

Common Sense

Thomas Jefferson
Declaration of Independence
Slavery vs. Declaration of Independence
Some African-Americans become soldiers for British


George Washington
Battle of Bunker Hill
Battle of Trenton (New Jersey)

Battle of Saratoga

British Navy vs. Patriot Navy
John Paul Jones
Spain becomes allies to Confederacy
Marquis de Lafayette
France loans money to Confederacy
Battle of Yorktown

1783 Treaty of Paris



Chapter 5

Magna Carta
English Bill of Rights
Virginia’s Statute for Religious Freedom
Article of Confederation
Pros and Cons of Articles of Confederation
Northwest Ordinance of 1787
Land Ordinance of 1785


International Trade Problems
Tariff
Blockade
1784 Spanish close Mississippi River trade route

Interstate Trade Problems
Inflation
Northern States Ban Slavery

Shay’s Rebellion

Call for “Federalism”
Alexander Hamilton & James Madison
Great Compromise
3/5th Compromise
Checks and Balances

Anti-Federalists
Thomas Jefferson & George Mason
Reason for Bill of Rights
Popular Sovereignty



Chapter 6

Federal System
U.S. Constitution
Articles in Constitution
Federal Supremacy Clause
Doctrine of Separation of Powers


Legislative Branch
Congress’ function in Federal Government
How can Congress override President’s Veto
Senate
House of Representatives

Judicial Branch
Supreme Court
Unconstitutional Laws and the Supreme Court

Executive Branch
U.S. President and Vice President
Cabinet Members
Vice-President’s role in Legislative Branch
Veto Power


Bill of Rights
How to Amend the Constitution
Majority Rule

Due Process

Rights of Legal Immigrants
Selective Service and the Draft
Interest Groups
Political Action Committees

Voting is our privilege and duty



Chapter 7

George Washington as First President
Electoral College
Federal Government “established as a precedent”

Alexander Hamilton-Strong Federalist
Strict Constructionist
U.S. Bonds
National Debt
Thomas Jefferson- Anti-Federalist
Loose Constructionist
Debate of National Bank and Mint


Protective Tariff
Neutrality Proclamation
U.S. Policy toward France in war with British
Jay’s Treaty
Pickney’s Treaty
Whiskey Rebellion


British Supply Native Americans with Guns
Washington’s Farewell Address warned of:
Burdening future generations with debt
Political Conflicts
Making Permanent Foreign Allies
Washington - “political unity” key to U.S. success



First U.S. Political Parties-Federalist and Democratic Republicans
Election of President and Vice-President in 1796
XYZ Affair
Alien and Sedition Acts



Chapter 8



Election of 1800
Transition of Political Power
Jefferson Pushes Bipartisanship
Marbury v. Madison

Bordering U.S. States benefit from Mississippi River
Louisiana Purchase
Why does Napoleon want to sell Louisiana territory?


Meriwether Lewis
William Clark
Lewis and Clark Expedition
Lewis and Clark Route


1803 U.S. Ships goods to France and Great Britain
Southern and Western Legislators promoted War of 1812
Federalists’ argument against the War of 1812
Impressment
Trade Restrictions
Impressment
Embargo Act
Treaty of Greenville
Tecumseh
“War Hawks”


War of 1812
Battle of New Orleans
Andrew Jackson
Treaty of Ghent