Reviewing Main Ideas for Final

Chapter 1:
Settlement of the Americas

North American Life (Native Americans)

Shared Customs & Beliefs

Native American Trade

Native Americans & Land

Early Middle Ages

Late Middle Ages


West Africans & Europeans Meet

West African cultures

Kingdoms & Trade

Slavery in Africa

Christopher Columbus

Daring Expedition

Columbus's Impact

Chapter 2:
Building a Spanish Empire

Spanish Push North

Native American resistance to the Spanish

English Explorers

Jamestown Settlement

Growing Tobacco

Conflict with Native Americans

Bacon's Rebellion

French in North America

Plymouth Colony

Massachusetts Bay Colony

Dissent in the Puritan Community

War with the Indians

Dutch in New York

Other Middle Colonies

Southern Colonies

Chapter 3:
English Civil War


Britain's Colonial Policy Early 1700s

Diverse Colonial Economies

Colonial Society

Wealth in Land

Trades & Occupation

Colonial Women

The Nature of Work

Colonial Education

African Americans in the Colonies

Middle Passage

Slavery in the Colonies

Free Blacks

Laws & Revolts

Western Expansion

Native American & French Reaction

Religious Tensions

Chapter 4:
Causes of French & Indian War

British Win War

Weakened Loyalty to Britain

Changing British Policy

Stamp Act Crisis

Rising Tensions in Colonies

Lexington & Concord

Common Sense

Declaration of Independence

"Remember the Ladies"

Siege of Boston

Strengths & Weaknesses during War

Fighting in the North

Victory at Saratoga

Americans Endure Hardships

Victories in West & South

Impact of the Revolution

Chapter 5:
Early Government

Opposition to the Articles

Shay's Rebellion

Constitutional Convention Assembles

"Father of the Constitution"

Divisions at Convention

Reaching Agreements

A Lasting Document

Government Structure

Federalist View

Anti-Federalist View

Why the Federalists Won

Bill of Rights

New Leaders

Washington's Government

Planning a Capital City

Chapter 6:
Hamilton's Program

Foreign Policy Issues

Political Parties Emerge

John Adams as President

Election of 1800

Peaceful Transfer of Power

Reducing Government

Jefferson and the Courts

Jefferson's Program in the West

Election of 1804

Increasing Tensions with Europe

War in the Old Northwest

Native American Reactions

War of 1812 Breaks Out

The War Ends

Postwar Boom & Panic

Missouri Compromise

Chapter 7:
Crossing the Appalachians

Expanding into Florida

Bound for the Pacific

Chapter 8:
Industrial Revolution

Transportation & Communication

Expanding Economy

Role of Banks

Farming in Old Northwest

Industries of the Northeast

Growth of Cities

Labor Disputes in Factories

Economy of the South

Slavery System

Slave Revolts

Jackson as President

Tariff Crisis

Indian Crisis

Bank War

Jackson's Successors

Chapter 10:
Historians & Civil War

Case Against Slavery

Southern Views on Slavery

Differences Between North & South

Effects of Missouri Compromise

Compromise of 1850

Changes in Political Parties

Kansas-Nebraska Act

Creation of Republican Party

Violence Erupts

Slavery and National Politics

Lecompton Constitution

Lincoln-Douglas Debates

John Brown's Raid

Election of 1860

Lower South Secedes

War Starts

Chapter 11:
First Battle of Bull Run

Preparing for War

War in the West

War in the East

South Attacks

Politics in the South

Politics in the North

Emancipation and the War

African Americans Join the War

Hardships of War

Victories for General Lee

Battle of Gettysburg


Importance of 1863

Gettysburg Address

Grant Takes Command

Sherman in Georgia

Election of 1864

New Birth of Freedom

End of the War

Lincoln is Assassinated