Essay on War of 1812

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Chapter 8 IDs
1. Bill of Rights- Statement of values and standards, of rights and responsibilities. It is a 'higher law' than those which Parliament passes, and a standard by which to judge these laws.
2. Judiciary Act of 1789- A landmark statute adopted on September 24, 1789 in the first session of the First United States Congress establishing the U.S. federal judiciary. It made no provision, though, for the composition or procedures of any of the courts, leaving this to Congress to decide
3. Alexander Hamilton- Believed that a strong central government should rest on solid financial foundation. He served in the army under George Washington’s command.
4. Federalists- Supported a strong central government that was superior of
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Their hope was to escape the religious persecution they were facing in their countries. The one thing they did not want to do was to establish a church like the Church of England. There were many religious groups, such as the Quakers, Puritans, and Anglicans. Baptists appeared in a majority of the colonies, Roman Catholics and Protestants organized in Maryland and even some German religions surfaced in a few of the colonies.
During this period of neglect the colonists began to develop their own forms of government. In Virginia, the House of Burgesses developed as a representative democracy in which elected officials served as the voice of their regions within the state. In Massachusetts, many towns relied upon New England style town meetings in which all white, land-holding men were allowed to participate. These settlers created an increasingly competitive and free political system based on the development of representative institutions of governance.

Overall, religion was an important aspect in the colonization of America. It became a dominant part of the lives of the colonists and continued to grow over the years.


Chapter 8 Listening Response

1. Listen to the audio on MyHistoryLab "Report on Manufactures, 1791," and write a response.

(under Ch. 7 in MyHistoryLibrary)

. Chapter 9 IDs
1. Marbury v Madison- Madison refused to deliver Marbury’s commission. Marbury

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