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FC: Angie Diaz Ubaldo Palapa | 2012 | History Project p.1

1: The significance of the American Revolution is simply the birth of the American independent state, aka the USA. It was also a challenge to the old monarchies and heritage-based privilege hierarchies of the old systems in Europe.

2: After declaring independence in 1776 congress had tried to unite the states under one national government. They feared that such a gov’t would trample the very rights they were fighting to preserve. Articles of Confederation . The articles created a firm league of friendship in which each state retains its sovereignty, and independence. It contained crucial flaws. It had no power of national taxation, no power to control trade, and it provided for a comparatively weak executive. Therefore, it could not enforce legislation. | This picture show the official singing of creating the constitution

3: One touch of nature makes the whole world kin. -William Shakespeare | This picture shows the bill of rights which represent the amendments | This picture shows James Madison proposing the bill of rights | On September 25, 1789, Congress transmitted to the state Legislatures twelve proposed amendments to the Constitution. Numbers three through twelve were adopted by the states to become the United States (U.S.) Bill of Rights, effective December 15, 1791.

4: Andrew Jackson & The Growth Of American Democracy | Andrew Jackson picture | A lot of people were excited for Andrew Jackson to become president | Andrew Jackson is seen as one of the United State's greatest presidents. He was the first "citizen-president" representing the common man. He believed strongly in preserving the union and in keeping too much power out of the hands of the wealthy. He was also the first President to truly embrace the powers of the presidency.

5: Manifest destiny & the growing nation | this shows how they expanded the United States | This picture shows the idea of growing nation | People believed that God that said nation should grow from east to west. Also, trough out 1840's westward expansion gained pace. People living in the crowded east were lured west with promises of inexpensive land and open spaces. The discovery of gold at Sutter's Mil in 1848 promoted thousands to leave their homes in the east and make the journey west to California

6: African Americans | Harriet Tubman escapes from slavery and becomes one of the most effective and celebrated leaders of the Underground Railroad | Frederick Douglass launches this abolitionist newspaper | African Americans were really segregated and discriminated

7: Don't think: Look! -Ludwig Wittgenstein | this was the way the mapped looked when the nation was being split up | these are two guys who debated and were both presidents | The nation basically divided when Abraham Lincoln was elected for president all this chaos started also when Lincoln said he would let slaves be free.. That's when all the Confederate started to secede. Which split up the nation in two being Union and The Confederate

8: Civil WAr | Two Solders Facing Each Other | These are the confederate and union fighting | Civil war started over issues being over slave states or non-slave states. Also things started when Abraham Lincoln was elected for president. Civil war was one of the dirtiest most long lasting war.

9: The Reconstruction Act | The K.K.K started when there were no more slaves in the confederate side | The freedman's bureau help give the blacks and whites the same rights | After the war ended just five days later the nation will never know Abraham Lincolns plan to achieve peace, because just five days later Lincoln was murdered. The ‘Reconstruction Era’ was to bring the nation back together / to rebuild the south.

10: The Rise Of Industry | The Triangle Co. being burned | The industries had to be by rivers | A big contribution to the rise of industries were immigrants coming from Europe. After the ‘Triangle’ company was burned down industry workers were asking for more rights.

11: Never a day passes but that I do myself the honor to commune with some of nature's varied forms. -George Washington Carver

13: Go and walk with Nature; thou wilt find Full many a gem in her enchanted cup. -Isaac McLellan

18: As long as I live, I'll hear waterfalls and birds and winds sing. I'll interpret the rocks, learn the language of flood, storm, and the avalanche. I'll acquaint myself with the glaciers and wild gardens, and get as near the heart of the world as I can. -John Muir

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