United States History and Government Regents

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United States History and
Government Regents Review
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When?
Thursday June 14, 2012 7am
Where?
Cafeteria
Format?
50 multiple choice questions-chronological
One Thematic Essay
One DBQ Essay w/ short answer
United States History and
Government-Regents Review
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What to bring?
2 Pens-Blue or Black ink-No Pencil This Year!
How long is the test?
3 hours-You Must Stay the entire time!
Answer all;
Multiple Choice questions
Short Answer DBQ questions
Write BOTH essays
United States History and
Government Regents Review
• DBQ Essay
• DO NOT WRITE THE ESSAY USING THE
DOCUMENTS ONLY!!!!
• Use the documents to help you write the
essay and prove your point(s).
• Use the Historical context to help you write
your introduction-not word for word!!
• YOU MUST HAVE OUTSIDE INFORMATION IN
YOUR ESSAY. UNDERLINE THIS INFORMATION
United States History and
Government Regents Review
• DBQ Essay• Use the A-Z brain storming to help you get
outside information for DBQ
• Place document numbers in parentheses at
the end of the sentence or paragraph for
which you used it.
• Example (doc. 1) NOT “In document one”…
United States History and
Government Regents Review
• Government-Early History/Concepts
• Ideas from Greeks + European Enlightenment
• People born w/Natural Rights-Locke-Limits
on power
• Government gets power from the people• Consent of the Governed
• 1st Constitution –Articles of Confederation
• Weak-feared strong central/national gov’t.
• states power, no ex/jud branches
United States History and
Government Regents Review
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Constitutional Convention-Shay’s Rebellion
New Constitution written
Debates-1.Representation for states
2. Slavery
3. Commerce
4. President
Compromises- 1. Great Compromise
2. 3/5
3. Import tax not export
4. Electoral College indirect
United States History and
Government Regents Review
• Ratification- New Const. had to be approved
• Federalists/Anti-federalists-Bill of Rights
• The Constitution• 3 Branches-Leg/Ex/Jud-Separate powersChecks and Balances• Amend/Elastic Clause=Flexibility
• Ex. Br.-Amends.-12th,20th, 22nd, 23rd, 25th
• Commander-in-Chief-head of military
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Government Regents Review
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War Powers Act-limits presidential power
Makes Foreign Policy/Senate approval
Leg. Br.-Congress-BiCameral-House/Senate
Law makers-ImpeachesJud Br.-S.C.-Judicial Review-MarburyCaseJ.Marshall-increased federal power• Constitutional Rights-Amds.-1st,4th,5th,6th
Rights of the Accused ,14th
United States History and
Government Regents Review
• SC Justices appointed for life to prevent political
pressures/bribes
• Miranda,Gideon,Escobedo 5th 6th amends
• Warren Court 1950s-1960’s Rights of Accused
• Schenck/Korematsu –Rights limited during War.
• Plessy/Brown-Separate but Equal
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Government Regents Review
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Washington-Precedents-Cabinet , 2 terms
Foreign Pol.-Neutrality/IsolationNo Entangling Alliances
Economic Pol.-Hamilton-Pay off debt TAXESWhiskey Rebellion-New Gov’t power enforce
Louisiana Purchase-Doubles size U.S.-Jefferson
War of 1812-Freedom of Seas-War Hawks
Manifest Destiny-Expansion-Mex-Am War
Seneca Falls Convention-Mott/Stanton
New Land/States-Slavery?-Compromises
United States History and
Government Regents Review
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Dred Scott Case-Slaves Property- No Comps.
Civil War-North vs.South-feared loss of $$$
Lincoln-fights war to Preserve Union
North wins-Nat’l Gov’t Supreme to States
Reconstruction-Rights former slaves
13th,14th,15th-Free,Citizens,Vote
Jim Crow Laws-segregation-Plessy-sep =
South denies rights-poll taxes/literacy tests
United States History and
Government Regents Review
• Industrialization-Big Business LeadersRockefeller, Carnegie, Vanderbuilt
• Corporations/Assembly line
• Robber Barons/Captains of Industry
• Laissez-faire-Trusts/Monopolies allowed
corrupt Senators- “Rich Man’s Club”
• Monopolies-high prices/no competititon
• Regulations beginSherman Anti Trust/Monopoly
United States History and
Government Regents Review
• Immigrants needed to fill jobs-No limits
• Treated poorly by employers +people here
• Nativists- anti-immigrant- Know
Nothings/KKK get Congress to pass laws
Limiting immgration –
• Chinese Ex., Gentlemen’s Agreement,
• Quota Acts,
United States History and
Government Regents Review
• Industrialization-caused many problems• Cities overcrowded, Monopolies, Poor working
conditions, unsafe products
• PROGRESSIVES• try fix problems Industrialization
• Muckrakers-Sinclair, Riis
• Progressive Presidents- TR,Taft,Wilson
• Prog. Laws-Meat Inspection Act, Sherman Anti
Trust Act, 16th, 17th, 18th,19th Amds
United States History and
Government Regents Review
• IMPERIALISM• Monroe Doctrine 1823-No new Euro Colonies
Western Hem.
• Spanish Am. War 1898-Gain P.R., Philippines
• TR-Roosevelt Corollary-Policeman West Hem.
• China-Open Door Policy-Trade$$$
• WWI-Freedom of Seas year of fighting in Europe
100,000+ dead, BACK TO ISOLATIONISM
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Government Regents Review
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20’s- 3 Republican Presidents
Harding, Coolidge, Hoover
All favored Big Business-Trickle Down Theory
“The business of America is Business”
Economy great-Ford-CREDIT-Production up
Harlem Renaissance-Flappers- Red ScareSacco +Vanzetti-Scopes Monkey Trial-JazzWomen’s Suffrage
United States History and
Government Regents Review
• Great Depression-Stock Market Crash-sparks
• Real Causes-Credit, over production, unequal
wealth
• FDR-New Deal-Government Involved Eco.
• 3R’s- Relief, Recovery, Reform• Soc. Sec., SEC, FDIC, Wagner Act(Collective
Bargaining), Fair Labor Standards Actminimum wage, maximum hours.
United States History and
Government Regents Review
• FDR- Court Packing-denied-checks + balances
• WW2- interrupts New Deal-Ends Depression
• Neutral-Cash +Carry, Lend-Lease-Trying to
stay out of war
• Pearl Harbor-Ends Isolationism
• Homefront-Contolled Economy- “Rosie”
• WW2- Ends Depression + Isolationism
United States History and
Government Regents Review
• Cold War-USSR vs. U.S.
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Containment-stop spread of Communism
Marshall Plan, Truman + Eisenhower Doctrine
McCarthyism
NATO/Warsaw Pact
2 Wars-Korea/Vietnam- Undeclared
JFK-Bay of Pigs, Berlin Wall, Cuban Missile
Crisis
United States History and
Government Regents Review
• Civil Rights Movement• Truman, Jackie Robinson, MLK jr.
• Non-Violent Civil Disobedience-Sit ins,
Freedom Rides
• Brown ends Plessy-NAACP fights Jim Crow
• Black Civil Rights Movement becomes
inspiration to Women + Latino Movements
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Government Regents Review
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Vietnam War-undeclared-Domino Theory
LBJ-Gulf of Tonkin Resolution-Escalation
War Powers Act-Limits President’s Power
U.S. loses war-Technology doesn’t always win
LBJ Great Society-War on Poverty-Medicaid/re
Nixon-Watergate-Resigns-U.S. v NixonPresident must follow laws-Disillusioned public
United States History and
Government Regents Review
• Carter-Camp David Accords-Egypt/Israel
Peace Treaty-Peace to Middle East
• Reagan-Supply Side Economics/Trickle Down
• Huge budget deficit building up military, Wins
Cold War
• Bush 1-Desert Storm-Iraq invades Kuwait U.S.
wins
• Clinton-popular-Good Economy-Impeached
United States History and
Government Regents Review
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9/11/2001-Terrorist Attacks-U.S. Responds
Homeland Security Created
Attack Taliban in Afghanistan
Patriot Act-Limited Rights
United States History and
Government Regents Review
• Foreign Policy Today• War on Terror-Iraq-Involved wherever our
interests are at stake.
• Economic Policy Today• Too much credit led to loss of jobs, bank
closings, house foreclosures, stock market
falters-Loss of $$ and Confidence
• $700+ B Stimulus Package-Bail Outs

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