HST155 Week3: Imagine you are a reporter covering political events of the time.
Complete the New Nation worksheet to trace the development of political parties in the new republic. As you complete the worksheet, you will also have the opportunity to describe Jeffersonian democracy in relation to significant events from Jefferson’s presidency. Finally, you will discuss the relationship between the military events and outcomes of the War of 1812.
A New Nation
Complete all three parts of this worksheet.
Part 1: Matrix
Complete the chart below by describing the beliefs and ideals of each of the parties.
Generate a list of at least 5 of President Jefferson’s decisions and actions. Decide which party’s ideals are most aligned with the decision or action and provide an explanation of why the decision or action aligns with that party.
Decisions and Actions
Democratic-Republican Party’s Beliefs and Ideals
Federalist Party’s Beliefs and Ideals
Part 2: Jeffersonian Democracy
Write a 125-word response to the following question: How “Jeffersonian” was Thomas Jefferson as president?
Part 3: Outcomes of the War of 1812
Write a 125-word response to the following question: What was the relationship between the military events and outcomes of the War of 1812?