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US Revolution Fall 1774

Creates national militia, votes to boycott British trade

US Revolution 1760s

Merchants wanted expanded tradeaArtic

Articles of Confederation 1781

Types of Powers




Unitary power

Single power

Confederal power

States have power

Federal power

States and government


US Revolution Problems


National military

National debt


Why constitution important?

Separation of power

Inalienable rights

1787 key questions to constitutional convention

Slavery (half population were slaves)

State demands for power

Key answers to constitutional convention

Federalism-dual sovereignty

Separation of power(bicameral legislature and 3 branches of government)

Republic representatives (electoral college)

Bill of rights

Amendments like freedom of religion or speech

Trail of tears 1548

Confederation and Empires(trading routes)

Constant battles:trade

Huron confederacy

Worcester v Georgia

Cherokee assimilation policy

Georgia’s Cherokee removal act

Final resistance occurs during and after civil war

1860 soldiers leave frontier and Great Plains move south west

Northwest ordinance

New states

Ohio river slavery boundary

Necessary and proper clause

Federal government has authority to execute its powers

Nullification doctrine

Right of states to nullify federal laws

Missouri compromise

Prevent slavery from expanding outside the south

Congressional effort to balance slaves and free states

Scott v Sanford

Slaves are property

Not obtain citizenship

Missouri compromise is unconstitutional

The south responds

Legal separation by states (Jim crow laws)

Terror/intimidation by state police militias

Plessy v Ferguson

Separate but equal doctrine

Reasonable to separate citizens as long as the facility is equal

National bank acts of 1863/1865

Created system of federally charted banks supervised by the office of the comptroller of currency

National bank acts

Purchased treasury bonds and issued “greenbacks” for up to 90% of their bond holdings

The Pendleton act

Examination(take a test)

Tenure (protected in their jobs)

Australian ballet reforms 1887

Secret ballers


Democratic Party splits

Northern organize immigrants concentrates on local governments

Working people and the rise of the cities


Bigness In government and businesses


Use of government authority to reform society

Women’s rights

Right to vote

Women’s suffrage movement

19th amendment

Federal reserve act of 1914

Established 12 regional federal reserve districts

Roaring twenties

General improvement in prosperity

1933 federal depository insurance act

Guaranteed bank deposits

1935 social security act

Retirement and disability

1935 labor relations act

Right to form unions

Right to strike

Cooperative federalism

Federal funds to the states and federal rules accompany the funds

American empire arises: takes over from the British

4 trillion spend on the wars in the Middle East and Afghan war

Breton woods conference 1944

Lower trade barriers

New institutions

——international monetary fund and world bank

International Monetary Fund

Stabilize currency

World banknation

Infrastructure development

National security act

Establish a large military

Intelligence agency

Intelligence agency

National security act NSA, electronic spying

Central Intelligence Agency CIA, human spying

Truman doctrine 1947 - president Truman

Containment theory

Us drew lines