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Lecture 1

HIST 2055 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Underground Railroad, Atlantic Slave Trade, Haitian Revolution


Department
History
Course Code
HIST 2055
Professor
A.Burstein
Lecture
1

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STUDY GUIDE FOR EXAM #2 IN CLASS ON DEC. 1, 2015
* If you have questions or require any clarification, be sure to attend the REVIEW session in class this
coming Tuesday.
Two of the following four questions will be chosen for the short essay part of the exam (40 points each).
(1) Describe the critical domestic and foreign policy issues that preoccupied the President
and Congress during the administrations of George Washington, John Adams, and
Thomas Jefferson. Explain how each issue exerted a significant––or, more than
momentary––influence.
(Hannah Preforms Friday)
-Many Issues both domestic and foreign
-Haitian Revolution (we wanted to stay neutral)
-Washington
-Solution: to supply aid to the Islad’s white populatio
-Adams
-Wanted to become closers to Haiti and did the opposite of Washington
by supplying aid to the rebels
-Jefferson
-he was a slave owner but was supportive against slavery, he supported
France
-Refused to recognize Haiti as independent, imposed trade embargo
-Federalist and Republicans (Political Parties)
-The people were scared of political parties because they had just become free
from the rule of Britain
-Federalist elerated Washigto’s irthday
-Republicans marched on July 4th in honor of the Declaration of Independence
-Washington
-Tried to warn the people about political parties
-Adams
-Was a New England federalist, expansionist of the Democratic,
southerners supported him because of expansion as a whole and more specifically because of
the expansion of slavery
-Jefferson
-Called the federalist oorats those willig to otiue oarhy
-Federalist aimed to strengthen the government and not the voice of the
people
-He was first opposed to political parties but then realized that it helped
the people to understand and see what was happening in the government
-French Revolution
-America took over the sugar trade between France and its West Indian Islands
(American ships went through blockades and could trade with all)
-America profited from the turmoil in Europe, many job opportunities came up,
the economy was doing great
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