Where US Politics Came From ~ Crash Course US History #9 by John Green Name____________________ Date___________ Period___ As you watch the program, answer the following questions. 1. Describe Alexander Hamilton’s vision for America. Give specific examples. 2. What was Thomas Jefferson’s vision for America? Give specific examples. 3. What was Hamilton’s Five Point Plan? List each & briefly describe. _____________________ _____________________ _____________________ _____________________ _____________________ 4. As President Washington left office, what was his warning about political parties and the future of the United States? 5. Who wrote the mystery document? 6. What flaw in the US Constitution did the Presidential Election of 1796 expose? 7. What did the Alien & Sedition Acts do? 8. How did Virginia & Kentucky respond to the Alien & Sedition Acts? Name ____________________ Date___________ Period___ Where US Politics Came From ~ Crash Course US History #9 by John Green As you watch the program, answer the following questions. 1. Describe Alexander Hamilton’s vision for America. Give specific examples. 2. What was Thomas Jefferson’s vision for America? Give specific examples. Power Point Notes Political Parties in America: Our two party System Realignment after the War of 1812 1) Federalist Party 2) Democratic- Republicans Birth of the Republican Party Historic Changes Birth of the Democratic Party Historic Changes Functions of the two party system 1) 2) 3) 4) Minor Parties Crash Course US History #41 1. Rise of Conservatism (modern) The Southern states were mainly D or R until the 1960/70s and then became mainly D or R. (circle) 2. Despite the stereotypes of the 1960s, there was actually a strong undercurrent of ________________ based on the idea of a free market economy, sometimes called ___________________. 3. How are (were) Libertarians and Moral Conservatives similar and different? 4. Why was the 1964 election so important? 5. Who used the term “silent majority”? What was the philosophy behind this strategy? 6. Even though Nixon was a conservative Republican, what were a few of the big government programs enacted under his administration? 7. Who was Justice Burger? What important court cases were decided by the Burger Court? And why is this somewhat ironic?