"US History: VHS Summer: Dave Marcel"

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    "US History: VHS Summer: Dave Marcel"

    Understanding US History from year 1942 to 1877 during Summer 2020, an amazing experience. Going back to that time frame, reminiscing it. This week US History was about the 13 Colonies, Boston massacre, and the American Revolution. Having to read again about it and considering the multiple aspects of it such as societal, political and cultural.
    Understanding where USA is are coming from, and able to rethink about several steps of the Revolution.
  • American Identity

    American Identity
    In the 1770, several people from different Nations of the world were living in the US; however, Michel-Guillaume De Crevecoeur, a settler in the US colonies could not believe how varied the colonies were racially. Coming from France originally, He must have seen several race, but the US History reported that: “but he knew it to be different from anything that could be found on the European side of the Atlantic.”
  • The American Revolution

    The American Revolution
    This week the story become intense with the American Revolution, and the events surrounding it, such as the Boston Massacre, Understanding the American Revolution and USA today, we were able to demonstrate that the Revolution was not completely radical.
  • The Founding Fathers Personality

    The Founding Fathers Personality
    This week was interesting with FF Personality game. At first I did not understand the game; but I found out later that my FF Personality was Alexander Hamilton. I was able to clarify the real picture of :Signing the Constitution".
  • The Federal Superstructure

    The Federal Superstructure
    The Federalists added Massachusetts State Constitution to the Colonies. Understanding the Federalism, which is based on a system of Government be-headed: State and Federal. And the Federalists “implied a commitment to a loose, decentralized system of government”
  • African slaves

    African slaves
    “The slave ship Brooks was first drawn in 1788, the architectural plan showed how the slaves were stacked like Sardines, storing them in the lower deck. “Two by two forced beneath the deck, no room to breath, elbows and wrists will be scraped to the bones by the motion of rough sea”,
  • Slavery

    Slavery know as Peculiar Institution, how it started in the US, by transporting Africans via ships in the US to sell them one by one like animals. The abolition of slavery was the cause of free African-Americans.
  • Thomas Jefferson

    Thomas Jefferson
    Co-Founder of the Democratic-Republican Party. His greatest vision was to unite the Government and Stated with American Nation https://muse.jhu.edu/article/547690
  • nationalism

    Nationalism as a sense of Loyalty and devotion to a nation, looking out for its own interests, despite any repercussions it may cause to other Nations. The term Nationalism is understood better during the American Revolution based on the facts that the Americans having to defend their rights against the Colonists: French and particularly the British’s.
  • Andrew Jackson

    Andrew Jackson
    US History described it as: “Jackson's inauguration in 1828 seemed to many the embodiment of "MOB RULE" by uneducated ruffians. And also although he was a populist, military man, and would charmed the common man, his political views were alarming; the political, social and economic elite was frightening. And the 3rd motive is the way Andrew Jackson went after the Native American, forcing them to relocate, this was the apogee of his political views.
  • American Westward Expansion

    American Westward Expansion
    Looking back at Westward Expansion, for the American to cross the Mississippi River, some political leader had to put in place certain strategies, building at the same time the American Empire across the continent. Polk was the perfect example at the time there were some controversies about the western territory. Therefore, the US History explained that Polk “used the manifest destiny…..
  • The US Civil War and certain aspects of it

    The US Civil War and certain aspects of it
    The US Civil war from 1861 to 1865, between the Southern and the Northern in regards of slavery and questions regarding pros and cons of State of the Union.
    The KANSAS-NEBRASKA ACT leading to the Civil War. And the Senator Stephen Douglas of Illinois at that time playing an important role in the conflict between the North and the South.
  • Failure of the Reconstruction

    Failure of the Reconstruction
    The Reconstruction Act divided the South into five military districts under commanders empowered to employ the army to protect black property and citizens.” Therefore, the Reconstruction was really an ultimate failure in US History.
  • Global Connections

    Global Connections
    German Unification/the US Civil War
    Silarites: -Got rid of the Decentralized Germain just like the US Civil war got rid of the Union Confederation.
    Differences: several wars in Germany leading to Unification, but in US at that time, there was one war leading to the Reconstruction.
    German wars had political and social problems The US Civil War was in US, while the German Wars involved another country.
  • golden Rule

    golden Rule
    , Rockwell was creating the “melting pot” meaning different races, people, nations, and cultures, living together with the Golden Rule: “do unto others as you would have them done unto you”. This rule reflect the kindness, the respect of living together despite our differences, our culture, our skin of color, our objectives, our opinions.
  • Reconstruction

    Considering the how the US Civil War ended, it was about time for the Americans to reconstruct the Nation after all the fissures caused by the war. The divergences were military, and racial, economic, etc...
  • Compromise

    Nast describes the compromise with the South and North post the election taken place after US Civil War. Seeing the defeated soldier of the North, standing behind the Lady who represented the Union who was still mourning a soldier. The defeated soldier was shaking the proud revolutionist of the South; who had his right foot on the grave of a soldier who lost his life during the US Civil war, the tombstone displaying that soldier had died in a useless war.