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Mission 1 Culminating Assessment

  • Colonization

    Almost immediately upon reaching the New World, European explorers and colonists willingly and unwillingly exchanged material items and ideas. This exchange between Europe and North America that resulted from this contact is called the Columbian Exchange in honor of Christopher Columbus. The greatest impact of this biological transfer was felt in the New World. In addition to domesticated animals and crops, the Europeans brought with them deadly diseases.
  • Revolutionary War

    Revolutionary War
    Fighting broke out between the British and colonists in 1775, beginning the American Revolution. The colonists quickly moved to declare their independence, raise a military, and form a new government to manage the course of the war. Throughout the conflict, the likelihood of an American victory seemed improbable. The Americans lacked supplies and used untrained soldiers against the better-trained and supplied British military. Despite the odds, the Americans proved victorius.
  • Federalist No.9

    Federalist No.9
    Hamilton theoretically examines the flaws of a national government that has multiple sovereigns. As Hamilton said "A FIRM Union will be of the utmost moment to the peace and liberty of the States, as a barrier against domestic faction and insurrection." He explains in this essay some outlining problems of the United States and then he laments about the basic problems of the Articles of Confederation with a particular type of system of government that contains that contains multiple sovereigns.
  • The Bill of RIghts

    The Bill of RIghts
    The Bill of Rights was a very important addition to american society.
  • Know Your Rights

    Know Your Rights
    The 1st Amendment says that Congress cannot make laws establishing a religion or prohibiting the free exercise of religion. The 1st Amendment also protects your right of free speech, press, and the right to assemble and petition the government. The 2nd Amendment protects the right to bear arms. The 3rd Amendment states that we do not have to quarter troops in peacetime. The 4th Amendment protects against unreasonable searches and seizures. The other 5 are very important as well!
  • Florida and the Monroe Doctrine

    Florida and the Monroe Doctrine
    Because the united states feared that more Europeans will settle and control other territories, the U.S, passed the Monroe Doctrine. It meant that all lands in North America are off-limits for European Colonizations.
  • Westward Expansion

    Westward Expansion
    As more and more settlers came, everyone had to start moving to the west. But the west was occupied by Native Americans. So colonists passed a law saying that the indians must move more to the west. The native americans were pushed westward because colonists pushed them to the west.
  • War With Mexico

    War With Mexico
    In February 1845, Texas became part of the United States. Mexico responded by breaking off diplomatic relations. The issue reached a boiling point when the two countries disagreed on the southern boundary of Texas. Mexico claimed it was the Nueces River and the United States argued it was the Rio Grande River. After Mexico refused to meet with US diplomats to discuss the issue, Polk ordered General Zachary Taylor to occupy the region. Mexico immediately responded to the "invasion" with force.
  • Gold Rush

    Gold Rush
    In 1839, John Sutter establish the first American settelement in California, in Sacramento Valley. As time went by, more and more people settled. In 1845, there were 700 people in California. Now, in 1848, James Wilson Marshall discovered gold at Sutter's Mill. After a while, alot of people came because of the gold.
  • Indian Wars

    Indian Wars
    Increased settlements in the west lead to wars between the indians and Americans. The Indian Wars were fought because Americans were taking away land from the natives that were in the country before them. It was completely unfair to them so they started multiple wars with Americans.