Timeline Part I Timeline Part I

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Instructions: Complete the matrix by providing the Time Period/Date(s) in column B, and the Description and Significance of the People/Event(s) to American History in column C. See complete instructions in the Syllabus for the Module 1 assignment entitled, “Timeline Part I.” NOTE: The timeline project does not need to be submitted to turnitin.

 

 

 

NOTE: Please write your answers in a clear and concise manner. Limit your submission of the Timeline Part I up to 250 words per topic/subtopic. For example, if a topic is divided into 3 subtopics, you may write a maximum of 250 per subtopic listed. Be sure to cite all sources.

 

 

 

 

Major Event/Epoch in American History

Time Period/Date(s)

Description and Significance of the People/Event(s) to American History

1)       Describe three different American Indian cultures prior to colonization.

 

                

2)       The effects of British colonization on the Native Americans.

 

 

3)       The evolution of the socio-political milieu during the colonial period, including Protestant Christianity’s impact on colonial social life.

 

 

4)       The effects of the Seven Years’ War.

 

 

5)       The evolution of the concept of “God-given freedom of the individual” stemming from the Protestant Reformation and developing through the American Enlightenment and the Great Awakening, and culminating with the Declaration of Independence.

 

 

6)       The evolution of the socio-political and cultural milieu that created the conditions necessitating and including the formation of the:

a)       Declaration of Independence

b)       U.S. Constitution (including the Bill of Rights)

 

 

7)       The character of George Washington and his precedent-setting impact for future presidents.

 

 

8)       The evolution of Jeffersonian Democracy and its legacy, including:

a)       The Louisiana Purchase

b)       The Second Great Awakening

c)       The Embargo Act

d)       Issues with the courts

 

 

9)       The War of 1812

 

 

10)   The Monroe Doctrine

 

 

11)   The evolution of Jacksonian democracy and its legacy including:

a)       The Nullification crisis

b)       The bank crisis

c)       The Trail of Tears

d)       The socio-political effects of Manifest Destiny

 

 

 

12)   The causes and effects of the Mexican-American War (1846-1848).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Instructions: Complete the matrix by providing the Time Period/Date(s) in column B, and the Description and Significance of the People/Event(s) to American History in column C. See complete instructions in the Syllabus for the Module 1 assignment entitled, “Timeline Part I.” NOTE: The timeline project does not need to be submitted to turnitin.

 

 

 

NOTE: Please write your answers in a clear and concise manner. Limit your submission of the Timeline Part I up to 250 words per topic/subtopic. For example, if a topic is divided into 3 subtopics, you may write a maximum of 250 per subtopic listed. Be sure to cite all sources.

 

 

 

Major Event/Epoch in American History

Time Period/Date(s)

Description and Significance of the People/Event(s) to American History

1)       Describe three different American Indian cultures prior to colonization.

 

                

2)       The effects of British colonization on the Native Americans.

 

 

3)       The evolution of the socio-political milieu during the colonial period, including Protestant Christianity’s impact on colonial social life.

 

 

4)       The effects of the Seven Years’ War.

 

 

5)       The evolution of the concept of “God-given freedom of the individual” stemming from the Protestant Reformation and developing through the American Enlightenment and the Great Awakening, and culminating with the Declaration of Independence.

 

 

6)       The evolution of the socio-political and cultural milieu that created the conditions necessitating and including the formation of the:

a)       Declaration of Independence

b)       U.S. Constitution (including the Bill of Rights)

 

 

7)       The character of George Washington and his precedent-setting impact for future presidents.

 

 

8)       The evolution of Jeffersonian Democracy and its legacy, including:

a)       The Louisiana Purchase

b)       The Second Great Awakening

c)       The Embargo Act

d)       Issues with the courts

 

 

9)       The War of 1812

 

 

10)   The Monroe Doctrine

 

 

11)   The evolution of Jacksonian democracy and its legacy including:

a)       The Nullification crisis

b)       The bank crisis

c)       The Trail of Tears

d)       The socio-political effects of Manifest Destiny

 

 

 

12)   The causes and effects of the Mexican-American War (1846-1848).

 

 

 

 

 

 

Resources

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Mayflower Compact: 1620,” located on The Avalon Project page of the Yale Law School Web site at http://avalon.law.yale.edu/17th_century/mayflower.asp

 

 

 

“Overview of the First Americans,” located on the Digital History Web site at http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/era.cfm?eraid=1&smtid=1

 

 

 

“Native American Voices,” located on the Digital History Web site at http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/voices/voices_content.cfm?vid=4

 

 

 

“Overview of the Colonial Era,” located on the Digital History Web site at http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/era.cfm?eraID=2&smtid=1

 

 

 

“Slavery in America,” located on the History.com Web site at http://www.history.com/topics/slavery

 

 

 

“A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies: 1542,” located on the University of Virginia in Southwest Virginia Web site at http://web.archive.org/web/19980116133031/http://pluto.clinch.edu/history/wciv2/civ2ref/casas.htm

 

 

 

“Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death,” located on the University of Oklahoma College of Law Web site at http://www.law.ou.edu/ushistory/henry.shtml

 

 

 

“America’s Founding Fathers: Delegates to the Constitutional Convention,” located on the National Archives and Records Administration Web site at http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/charters/constitution_founding_fathers.html

 

 

 

“Overview of the Early National Period,” located on the Digital History Web site at   http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/era.cfm?eraID=4&smtid=1

 

 

 

“Overview of the Pre-Civil War Era,” located on the Digital History Web site at   http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/era.cfm?eraID=5&smtid=1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The following Readings can be accessed as resources for the Timeline assignment.

 

 

 

Locke to the rescue. (2005, Summer). Wilson Quarterly. Retrieved August 28, 2009, from Academic Search Premier database. http://library.gcu.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a9h&AN=17662266&site=ehost-live&scope=site

 

 

 

Social contract. (2009, January). Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th Edition. Retrieved August 28, 2009, from Academic Search Premier database. http://library.gcu.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a9h&AN=39032855&site=ehost-live&scope=site

 

 

 

Natural rights. (2009, January). Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th Edition. Retrieved August 28, 2009, from Academic Search Premier database. http://library.gcu.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a9h&AN=39023676&site=ehost-live&scope=site

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Mayflower Compact: 1620,” located on The Avalon Project page of the Yale Law School Web site at http://avalon.law.yale.edu/17th_century/mayflower.asp

 

“Overview of the First Americans,” located on the Digital History Web site at http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/era.cfm?eraid=1&smtid=1

 

“Native American Voices,” located on the Digital History Web site at http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/voices/voices_content.cfm?vid=4

 

“Overview of the Colonial Era,” located on the Digital History Web site at http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/era.cfm?eraID=2&smtid=1

 

“Slavery in America,” located on the History.com Web site at http://www.history.com/topics/slavery

 

“A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies: 1542,” located on the University of Virginia in Southwest Virginia Web site at http://web.archive.org/web/19980116133031/http://pluto.clinch.edu/history/wciv2/civ2ref/casas.htm

 

“Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death,” located on the University of Oklahoma College of Law Web site at http://www.law.ou.edu/ushistory/henry.shtml

 

“America’s Founding Fathers: Delegates to the Constitutional Convention,” located on the National Archives and Records Administration Web site at http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/charters/constitution_founding_fathers.html

 

“Overview of the Early National Period,” located on the Digital History Web site at   http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/era.cfm?eraID=4&smtid=1

 

“Overview of the Pre-Civil War Era,” located on the Digital History Web site at   http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/era.cfm?eraID=5&smtid=1

 

 

 

 

 

The following Readings can be accessed as resources for the Timeline assignment.

 

Locke to the rescue. (2005, Summer). Wilson Quarterly. Retrieved August 28, 2009, from Academic Search Premier database. http://library.gcu.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a9h&AN=17662266&site=ehost-live&scope=site

 

Social contract. (2009, January). Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th Edition. Retrieved August 28, 2009, from Academic Search Premier database. http://library.gcu.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a9h&AN=39032855&site=ehost-live&scope=site

 

Natural rights. (2009, January). Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th Edition. Retrieved August 28, 2009, from Academic Search Premier database. http://library.gcu.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a9h&AN=39023676&site=ehost-live&scope=site

 

 

 

 

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