U.S. History

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U.S. History by Mind Map: U.S. History

1. The English Colonies (1620-1763)

1.1. The New England Colonies

1.1.1. The Pilgrims

1.1.2. Massachusetts Bay Colony

1.1.3. New England Life

1.1.4. Conflicts in the Colony

1.2. The Southern Colonies and Slavery

1.2.1. Settling the Chesapeake

1.2.2. Chesapeake Society

1.2.3. Bacon's Rebellion

1.2.4. Slavery

1.3. The Colonies During the Restoration

1.3.1. The Carolinas

1.3.2. New York and New Jersey

1.3.3. Colonial Experiments

1.3.4. Trade

1.3.5. James II and the Glorious Revolution

1.4. The Struggle for Land

1.4.1. The French in North America

1.4.2. Cultures Clash

1.4.3. The French and Indian War

2. Independence (1763-1783)

2.1. The Seeds of Unrest

2.1.1. Governing the New Territories

2.1.2. Financing the Empire

2.1.3. Colonial Protests

2.1.4. The Townshend Acts

2.2. The Shot Heard Round the World

2.2.1. Continuing Unrest

2.2.2. The Revolutinary War Begins

2.3. Independence Declared

2.3.1. Reasons for Independence

2.3.2. The Declaration of Independence

2.3.3. Reactions to Independence

2.3.4. Fighting the War

2.3.5. Those Who Served

2.4. An American Victory

2.4.1. The War Heats Up

2.4.2. Fighting in the West and South

2.4.3. The Patriots Emerge Victorious

3. From Confederation to Federal Union (1776-1789)

3.1. The Articles of Confederation

3.1.1. Republican Ideals and the State Constitutions

3.1.2. Republicanism and Women

3.1.3. A Plan for Confederation

3.1.4. Weaknesses in the Confederation

3.1.5. Shays' Rebellion

3.2. Drafting and Ratifying the Constitution

3.2.1. The Call to Philadelphia

3.2.2. Federal Power Versus States' Rights

3.2.3. Compromise at the Convention

3.2.4. The Federalists and Antifederalists

3.2.5. The Ratification Struggle

3.3. The Constitution: A Living Document

3.3.1. Federalism

3.3.2. Separation of Powers

3.3.3. Flexibility and Change

4. A Strong Start for the Nation (1789-1815)

4.1. A Federal Government is Established

4.1.1. The First President

4.1.2. Restoring the Nation's Credit

4.1.3. Hamilton's Bank Proposal

4.1.4. Domestic Difficulties

4.2. Dealing with a Dangerous World

4.2.1. The French Revolution

4.2.2. Negotiating Peace

4.2.3. The Election of 1796