US I HOMEWORK 06

These questions are designed to prepare you for Exam #2, which will be based on the short answers and essays you submit for homework.You should submit complete, detailed answers so you can use the homework assignment to help you prepare for the exam.

I will correct and grade your homework and return it to you so you will know if you missed something before you take the exam.You will lose points for submitting incomplete homework.

Short Answers:Write a brief paragraph for each term that explains who, what, when, where, how, why, and the significance of each of the following terms.

Bill of Rights

first Report on the Public Credit

National Bank

Second Report on the Public Credit

Report on Manufactures

Jay’s Treaty

Whiskey Rebellion

Pinckney’s Treaty

Land Act of 1796

Land Act of 1800

Land Act of 1804

Washington’s Farewell Address

Election of 180012th Amendment to the Constitution

Non-Intercourse Act

Macon’s Bill #2

Essays:Write an essay that answers each of the following questions.Write a separate essay for each topic.

1.Discuss the presidency of John Adams.Who was Adams vice-president and how did he get the position? What was the XYZ affair, how did it begin and what was the result? What were the Naturalization Act, the Alien Act, and the Sedition Act? What were the Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions and why were they written? What was the Convention of 1800?

2. Discuss the presidency of Thomas Jefferson.What was the Supreme Court case of Marbury v. Madison and what events led to the case?How was the case resolved and who resolved it? What were Jefferson’s domestic reforms? What was the Louisiana Purchase, how did it come about, and how was it accomplished? What was the Lewis and Clark expedition and what were it goals? What were the Barbary Wars? What were the issues involved Aaron Burr and what were the results? What was the Embargo Act of 1807?

3. Discuss the War of 1812.What was the main cause of the War of 1812? What Indian problems contributed to the war? How was the U.S. prepared financially and militarily? What happened on the Great Lakes? What happened in Washington, DC? What was the Battle of New Orleans and what was the result? What was the Treaty of Ghent and the Hartford Convention?