Lesson 4.1 President Washington

Lesson Goals

  • 8.5A Describe major domestic problems faced by the leaders of the new republic
    such as maintaining national security, building a military, creating a stable economic system, setting up the court system, and defining the authority of the central government.

  • 8.22A Analyze the leadership qualities of elected and appointed leaders of the United States such as George Washington

  • 8.5B Summarize arguments regarding protective tariffs, taxation, and the banking system.

  • 8.5C Explain the origin and development of American political parties.

  • 8.5E Identify the foreign policies of presidents Washington through Monroe and explain the impact of Washington's Farewell Address.

  • 8.29D Identify points of view from the historical context surrounding an event and the frame of reference which influenced the participants.

 
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1 Read The Presidency of George Washington.​ Read Lesson Goals 8.5A and 8.5E before reading the article and try to organize your thoughts from the article based on the goal.

2 View the Presidential Election of 1789 Map. Be prepared to discuss.

3 Group Activity: We are going to create 4.1 Global Notes using Miller Center articlesU of H Federalist Era Chps. 1-6, and the Comic Textbook Section 13

4 Partner Activity: You and your partner are going to use 4.1 Global Notes to answer questions about Washington's presidency on OnTrack. When you finish, watch Where US Politics Came From: Crash Course US History #9

 

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