Please give thorough, detailed answers, and address every question with a thesis and evidence to back it. These are essay questions, so please try not to be brief.
What were the major phases of revolution, and what
increased tensions at each level?
What were the strategic advantages and disadvantages of
the Colonists in fighting with the British?
What role did the French play in this?
Once the revolution was over and the colonies became
the United States, what problems were faced in terms of putting together a government? How were these overcome?
Discuss the political, economic and social differences
between Federalists and anti-Federalists.
How did Jeffersonianism differ from those two? Who adhered to which party and why?
Why did Shay’s Rebellion and the Whiskey rebellion
resonate so deeply among the Americans?
What were the arguments both in the individual cases, as well as the
“big picture” importance?
Explain Jefferson’s vision of America. How did the Louisiana Purchase affect that
vision? What obstacles were met and how
were they dealt with?