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Hamiltons vision from Jeffersons
- Watch short video #1 and watch the 13-minute chunk I marked out for you in video #2 New
York: The Documentary Film by Ric Burns.
Video 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CupGQrUNOkU
Video 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V1omW-OPlRk&t=24s
- Watch the documentary film from time-stamp 1:01:00 up to 1:14:30 (1hr 14 minutes 30
- Read through PowerPoint show #3 and follow the threads as best you can. (There is info
about the problems regarding hostility between Great Britain and France in this PPT.)
- Uploaded in materials called “A New Nation FALL 2020”
- Watch video #4 and/or read PDF #5 (the two together will give you the fullest picture).
Video 4: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bP1pDUwV5hE&feature=youtu.be
PDF document – uploaded in material called “5. Lecture #13 PDF “Supreme Authority: Marbury
USING YOUR NOTES, write a substantive reflection that answers all or most of the prompts.
Concrete well-chosen discussion is more important than writing lots and lots 🙂
Write down your takeaways from Unit 7.
- What are the important debates of these early years?
- Try to identify relevant issues and conflicts that are detailed in the overview videos, the
PPT presentation, and in the info about Marbury v. Madison.
- What separated Hamilton’s vision from Jefferson’s?
- Why were Southerners opposed to NYC being the capital of the new nation, and why
was Hamilton willing to give up having the capital in NYC?
- Why were people so divided over friendliness towards France vs. friendliness vs. Great
Britain, and why did some think neutrality was the wisest course?
- What significant conflicts internally in the new Republic did these differences lead to?
- How did John Marshall’s Supreme Court become so important in the early 1800s (the
case of the midnight judges, “judicial review”….)?