Unit 4-Establishing a New Government Unit 5-Leaders and Challenges of a New Nation Unit 6-Building a New National Identity Unit 7-New Horizons Unit 8-Industrial Expansion and Reform Unit 9-Slavery and the Civil War Unit 10-Reconstruction Unit 11-A Country Transformed
Unit Writing Prompts
Unit 4-Which of the 10 Amendments to the Bill of Rights do you feel is the most important in the functioning of the United States? Unit 5-Whose policies, Alexander Hamilton or Thomas Jefferson, do you feel would have been most beneficial for the early United States? Unit 6-How did the War of 1812 change the sense of unity within citizens of the United States? Unit 7-Do you think the expansion westward, and its subsequent consequences, helped, or hurt, the young United States? Unit 8-Did the benefits of technological advances made during the Industrial Revolution outweigh the costs? Unit 9-Describe the overall advantages and disadvantages of the Union and the Confederacy during the Civil War, then draw a conclusion as to why the Union won the war. Unit 10-Describe how the end of Reconstruction in 1877 affected the lives of African Americans in the United States for the next 100 years. Unit 11-Compare and contrast America in 1800 with America in 1880, focusing on its territory, population, economic changes, and civil rights.