* John Quincy Adams = * Drafted a "circular letter" for Massachusettes assembly to pass and circulate to other colonies. * Abolition = * The act of abolishing a system or practice or institution (especially abolishing slavery) * Missouri Compromise = * an agreement in 1820 between pro-slavery and anti-slavery factions in the United States concerning the extension of slavery into new territories * Henry Clay = * United States politician responsible for the Missouri Compromise between free and slave states (1777-1852) * Annexation = * the formal act of acquiring something (especially territory) by conquest or occupation * Nullification = * the states'-rights doctrine that a state can refuse to recognize or to enforce a federal law passed by the United States Congress * Manifest Destiny = * This expression was popular in the 1840s. Many people believed that the U.S. was destined to secure territory from "sea to sea," from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean. This rationale drove the acquisition of territory. * McCulloch v. Maryland * 1819, Chief justice John Marshall limits of the US constitution and of the authority of the federal and state govts. One side was opposed to establishment of a national bank and challenged the authority of federal govt to establish one. Supreme court ruled that power of federal govt was supreme that of the states and the states couldn’t interfere * Worcester v. Georgia = * Supreme Court Decision - Cherokee Indians were entitled to federal protection from the actions of state governments which would infringe on the tribe's
AP American History Free Response Essays
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Honors US History I
Americans must stay on the East side of the Appalachian Mountains.
Imposed by British
Olive Branch Petition
Last petition to British to leave the U.S. alone
All federal documents must be approved and stamped with British Stamp
U.S. (Gates) defeated British at Saratoga, NY
French arrive and help
Treaty of Paris 1763
borders are: Canada (North) to FL(South)…
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1. Colonist came from England to free themselves from religious persecution.
2. The Virginia House of Burgesses marked the beginning of a Representative Democracy, in what is now the United States.
3. The Mayflower Compact was the first example of self-government. Pilgrims needed to govern themselves if they were going to survive in the new colony they were about to form.
4. The French and Indian War was when the British and American colonist…
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that the study of history is relevant to our daily lives. History can guide our lives today in some way. Nevertheless, they are not merely related to daily lives, they meet the needs of future generations. In my view, the study of history is not only relevant to our daily lives, but also has close connections with future generations.
The study of history is close to our daily life. After all, history is similar to current life today under some circumstances and thus it is able to guide life today…
terms of description. (Gergen, 1973, p.311). But, don’t our values sometimes guide us into making decisions about ourselves and other people? Doesn’t it guide us as to how we live our lives and view ourselves every day? Our values can sometimes be biased and it is hard to put our values aside and look at the whole picture without already assuming we know the causes of the problem. We are human beings and our values do guide us as to how we can relate to one another and how we perceive one another and…
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1. Know: Hermeneutics is the art and science, or as some would say the theory and practice, of interpretation.
2. What do they say is the aim of a good interpretation? To get at the “plain meanings of the text.” Ant the most important ingredient on brings to the task is…
place that humanity has in it. The sun, which is the largest celestial body to our eye, has throughout our history represented the strongest and most reverent. It is our home star, but even it too has only a small place in a universe that contains billions of stars just like our own. Astronomy is the study of this universal expanse. It is to look up at the stars, planets, and moons above us and to organize them enough to provide some understanding of what the universe is, where the universe is going…
Saddam threatens the oil reserves of the entire region.
The practice of appeasement only fosters even bigger tyrants.
By removing Saddam Hussein, the world of the future is safer from terrorist attacks.
The creation of another nation favorable to US interests in the Middle-east.
The removal of Saddam Hussein would uphold previous UN resolutions and give the body some credibility.
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