Do Now: Grab a worksheet from the front and answer the FIRST

Do Now: Grab a worksheet from
the front and answer the FIRST
TWO questions.
Objectives: Objectives: Students will be able to...(1) explain
Jay's Treaty, Pinckney's Treaty, and the Greenville Treaty (2)
write or draw in a chose format to depict the key facts of a story.
• Finish 6.2 DUE WEDNESDAY
• Quarter Assessment WEDNESDAY
Essential Question: Were Washington’s
foreign policies successful?
1. Discussion
2. Jays/Pickney’s/Greenville Treaty
3. Washington Disney Video
Britain vs. France AGAIN!
Jay’s Treaty
 Washington Declared US
“Friendly and Impartial”
 Problem:
1. Britain taking all neutral ships
carrying French goods British
were getting Native Americans
to attack us
 Pushed US to the edge of War
Jay’s Treaty Continued…
 Send John Jay to England to
 Terms of the Treaty:
1. Britain could seize ships
headed for French Ports
2. Britain didn’t have to pay back
goods already stole
3. Britain couldn’t discriminate
against US in trade
to Jay’s
Pinckney’s Treaty
Pinckney’s Treaty
 Problem:
 Spain joined France
 Spain scared that US & Britain will
team up
 Treaty Terms (Negotiated by
Thomas Pinckney):
 US can navigate the Mississippi
River down to New Orleans
 Result: Western Farmers happy! 
Treaty of Greenville
 Problem: Little Turtle (Native American Chief) attacking Western
Settlers. Ambushing and attacking them.
 Solution: Washington sent General Anthony Wayne. He destroys
native Americans.
 Treaty of Greenville: Natives Gave up Ohio/Indiana for $10,000 per
Pickney’s Treaty
John Jay
Jay’s Treaty
Thomas Pickney
Treaty of
Ticket to Leave: Which of these
treaties was the best and why?
Do Now: Grab a worksheet and
answer the ‘Do Now’ Section.
 Objectives: Students will be able to...(1) explain the
important aspects of Washington's Farewell
Address (2) work collaboratively to identify major
themes from primary sources
Essential Question: Was
Adams a good president?
1. Washington Discussion
2. President Adams (History Channel)
3. Positives and Negatives
Homework: Read and answer questions on XYZ Affair
Video (Worksheet on Website)
Farewell Address
 Washington resigned in 1796
 GW wrote a letter to the American
people that was published
 He warned the country against a lot
of different things we are going to
learn about today
Group Activity
 Mr. Collison is going to place you in groups of 3-4
 Mr. Collison will place an excerpt (quote) on the
board from Washington’s Farewell Address with 12 questions that go along with it.
 As a group, you will need to use the quote to
answer the question and write it on your worksheet
Excerpt 1
"The unity (togetherness) of a main
part of your real independence...of your tranquility
(Peacefulness) at home, your peace abroad; of your
safety; of your prosperity; of that very liberty
(freedom) which you so highly prize.”
1. What does GW say makes you truly peaceful and
2. What does GW say you will get if the government
is together?
Excerpt 2 (Talking about Political
Parties: Federalists vs. Democratic –
"It serves to distract the Public Councils, and (make
weak the Public Administration....annoy the
Community with not factual jealousies and false
alarms; makes greater the animosity of one....against opens the door to foreign influence and
1. Does GW think they are good or bad?
2. What are three things GW says will happen if there
are political parties?
Excerpt 3
"It is our true policy to steer clear of permanent
alliances with any portion (part) of the foreign
1. What is GW’s advice for alliances with other
Excerpt 4 (On the military)
"...avoid the need of those overgrown (too large)
military establishments, which, under any form of
government, are not important to liberty, and which
are to be regarded as particularly hostile to Republican
1. Does GW think there should be large military
2. How do you think GW thought a large military
would hurt your freedom or liberty? (Think back to
before the American Revolution
Excerpt 5 (This one’s a little
“In thinking about the causes that may disturb our
Union, it is a serious concern that we would
characterize parties by geographical location:
Northern and Southern; Atlantic and Western; It may
create a belief that there is a real difference of local
1. Does GW think we should use location in the
country to determine parties?
2. What does he say will happen if we characterize
parties by geographical location?
Who was the second
president of the US?
History Channel – John Adams
 Answer the questions that go along with the video
Quasi-War Timeline
 France mad at USA for
Jay’s Treaty (What did
Jay’s treaty allow Britain to
 Began seizing goods going
to Britain on American
 XYZ Affair
 Congress stops trade with
France and sends Navy
 Convention of 1800 – US
forgave France for
damages and France let
Alien and Sedition Acts
 Federalists wanted to strike back at
 Aliens – People lining in country
who aren’t citizens
 Sedition – starting a rebellion
 Laws:
1. 14 years before citizenship
2. President could deport people
without trial
3. Couldn’t say anything back about
government people
Which acts are these
scenarios dealing with?
 Scenario 1: You are a Irish immigrant
looking to vote for the next election,
but you first need to become a citizen.
You have been here 10 years, and are
told that you can not until you’ve
been here 14 years.
Scenario 2
 You are an French immigrant in the US,
and a hard worker at a local iron store. John
Adams finds out that you once talked to
someone who was involved in a plot to
overthrow the government. In order to
protect the country, the President has
deported you without a trial.
Scenario 3
 You are a Republican furious at the laws passed by
the government. You have always been afraid of
the government getting too much power, and these
laws help to prove your point. As the writer of a
local news paper writer in Peabody, you write an
article about the ridiculousness of the Federal
government. A week later you are arrested and put
in jail for 3 years.
Virginia and Kentucky
 Virginia and Kentucky (Republican
Controlled) HATED laws
 States created Constitution, so we
can declare federal laws
 Virginia Resolution:
 Interposition – If government did
something illegal, states could step in
and protect citizens
 Kentucky Resolution:
 Nullification – If government passed
unconstitutional law, states could
nullify or cancel it
Disney Channel – John Adams
TICKET TO LEAVE: After watching the video, do you
think Adams had a good presidency? Why or why
Do Now: Grab the Anticipation
survey up front…
 Objectives: Students will be able to…(1) explain
how elections work (2) analyze a chart for key
information and facts (3) describe how the Election
of 1800 changed elections from that point on .
Do Now: Answer these questions TO THE BEST OF YOUR
ABILITY with a simple ‘True’ or ‘False’ :
1. When you vote for President you are actually giving your
opinion to someone who votes on your behalf.
1. If you win a state by just one person’s vote, you get EVERY
electoral vote that state has.
1. It’s possible to become President while having less people
vote for you than the person you’re running against.
2. You can become President by only winning the vote in only
11 out of the 50 states.
1. We have never had a tie for President in any election since
the writing of the Constitution.
Do Now: How do Presidential
Elections work?
 Objectives: Students will be able to…(1) explain how
elections work (2) analyze a chart for key information and
facts (3) describe how the Election of 1800 changed
elections from that point on .
Homework: Worksheet on the Election of 1800
Essential Question: Do you think the
Electoral College is a good way to elect a
 How elections work?
 Short Video on Elections
 Map Activity on the Election of 1800
How do elections work
(CGP – Grey )
(Ted Talks)
Electoral College Map
Election Facts
 270 Electoral Votes to Win!!!!
 Washington DC has 3 votes, even though it’s not a
 Territories (Puerto Rico, Guam, etc.) can’t vote
 You can win the election by winning only 11 states
 A president can win the most votes in the country,
but not president.
Election of 1800 – What
 Complete the Map Activity
How did they decide who
became president?
 Look in the Constitution for the answer….
 What could possibly be an issue with their
Election of 1800
 Close election, but there was a tie between Jefferson
 It was up to the House of Representatives to decide
 The House was Federalists, who didn’t like either.
 40-50 TIE votes
 Jefferson finally convinced someone to vote for him
Disney Channel – John Adams
Let us say goodbye to the great John Adams !

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