Colonial leaders began extending voting right to all citizens
The First Continental Congress determined a need for a federal bill of rights.
Colonial leaders began advocating the adoption of a stat-supported church.
Colonists began to question the authority of the British monarchy.
The Missouri Compromise
The Great Compromise
The Federalist papers
The Articles of Confederation
Try cases between states.
Accept appeals from lower court judges.
Try cases involving foreign diplomats.
Review the constitutionality of states and federal laws.
Power of the government to make and ratify peace treaties.
Role of the President as Commander in Chief.
Constitutional rights of the inhabitants of the new American territories.
Rights of American businesses to operate in the territories.
Disfranchisement of most African Americans in the South.
Movement to repeal the 14th Amendment to the Constitution.
Strengthening of the Republican Party in the South.
Expansion of free public education to all children.
Increasing agricultural production in the Northeast.
The establishment of trade relations with Mexico.
Dramatic population decreases in Southern cities.
The rapid industrialization of the United States.
Movement to increase colonial loyalty to the British monarchy.
Revival of evangelical religion that spread through the colonies.
Process of assimilating immigrants into colonial American culture.
Period of economic prosperity brought about by colonial trade.
Spanish attempts to seize lands along the Chesapeake Bay.
The overcrowding of England's large industrial centers.
The growing demand for cotton in English textile mills.
Discrimination against Roman Catholics in England.
The Catholic faith of John F. Kennedy.
Richard Nixon’s upbringing as a Quaker.
The teaching of creationism in public schools.
The Mormonism of George Romney.
Attempts by Maryland to make Catholicism the official state religion.
Increasing number of Puritans arriving in the country.
Religious persecution exhibited by the Church of England.
Anti-religious sentiments expressed during the Great Awakening.
It aided the growth of federal social services.
It contributed to the development of settlement houses.
It influenced the passage of the Meat Inspection Act.
It led to the development of child labor laws.
Assimilate ethnic immigrant groups into the dominant culture.
Restrict the military involvement of the United States in foreign conflicts.
Protect domestic businesses from foreign competition.
Diminish the role of government in the regulation of industry.
Discouraged the new immigrants from participating in civic affairs.
Were usually supported by urban reformers.
Provided essential services to the immigrants.
Reminded immigrants of political practices in their homelands.
Willingness to expose the corruption of U.S. society.
Articles supporting the economic benefits of laissez-faire economics.
Use of the media to advocate the passage of the Equal Rights Amendment.
Support for the formation of U.S. military alliances with European countries.
Reduced labor demand.
Greater efficiencies in production.
Higher production costs.
Decreased union organization.
Placing high tariff barriers on foreign imports.
Encouraging the growth of labor unions.
Repealing the Sherman Antitrust Act.
Providing subsidies to small businesses.
Reconstructing American society.
Supporting the Populist Party.
Stopping immigration to the United States.
Increasing industrial production led to support for an isolationist foreign policy.
Increasing demand for natural resources led to the U.S. acquisition of African colonies.
Increasing demand for markets contributed to support for an Open Door policy in China.
Increasing need for trading partners encouraged the United States to lower tariff rates.
The Chinese were secretly negotiating trade privileges with European countries.
Japan might conquer China and cut off all foreign trade.
All countries should have equal trading rights in China.
American consumers would be hurt by international trade.
Enforce legislation regulating railroad rates.
Construct a national canal system.
Impose lower import tariffs on foreign goods.
Mint a national currency.
System of military alliances.
Tax on imports.
Stop human rights abuses in Latin American countries.
Prevent the spread of communism in Latin America.
Secure the right to build a canal through Central America.
End European colonialism in Central America.