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  • U.S. CONSTITUTION
  • End of the Civil War brought great economic and technical growth Railroads large factories – enabled greater productionEconomic expansion – brought new immigrants and the population boomed
  • Ch 4 sect 3

    1. 1. Government Sports &History Recreation American Society Arts & Population Literature
    2. 2. NORTHEAST SOUTHEAST HUNTED MISSISSIPPI DEER VALLEY GREW FISHED CORN
    3. 3. GREAT SOUTHWESTPLAINS HUNTED IRRIGATION OF BUFFALO THE LAND USED FOR GREW CORNFOOD, SHELTER AND BEANS & CLOTHING
    4. 4. FOUND RAW MATERIALS 1500 – EUROPEANS ANIMAL FURS BEGAN TO EXPLORE LARGE FORESTS THE AMERICAS RICH SOIL EXPLORERS & COLONIST COLONIES FRENCH-TRADING POST SETTLERS WERE FRUSTRATED WITH BRITISH RULE SPANISH-TOWNS AND BEGAN TO SEE THEMSELVES AS MISSIONS AMERICANSBRITISH-SETTLED ATLANTIC JULY 4TH 1776 DECLARED COAST INDEPENDENCE
    5. 5. 1.REPRESENTATIVE DEMOCRACY – Voters choose leaders who make and enforce the laws2.FEDERAL REPUBLIC – Power divided between the federal government and state governments
    6. 6. THE THREE BRANCHES OF GOVERNMENT EXECUTIVE LEGISLATIVE JUDICIAL
    7. 7. A PERIOD OF GROWTH1800-1900 = 13 states grew to 45 statesSurveyors established plot boundariesSettlers purchased rectangular plotsGold is discovered in California – Gold RushNative Americans were pushed outIndustrial Revolution gave us water powered factories Steamboats1861 – Southern states seceded from the national governmentCivil War – fought to abolish (end) slavery
    8. 8. A NEW WORLD LEADER • U.S. becomes leading economy in the world • Automobile production grows • Electricity becomes very common1900’S • New communication methods – telephone • Radio becomes a part of every day life • U.S. leaders encourage citizens to fight for freedom against dictators • American factories produced tanks, airplanes and weapons • American leaders pushed for democracy and free enterprise in other countriesWorld • Tensions at home grew – women, African Americans and Hispanics wantedWars equal rights • Americans have always felt safe in their own country • Terrorist attack our land – New York city, Washington, D.C., and Shanksburk, PA • Homeland Security Act – established a new department The Department ofSecurity Homeland Security: coordinates actions of federal agencies responsible for protecting our nation
    9. 9. JUST THE FACTS• 292 MILLION PEOPLE LIVE IN THE UNITED STATES• UNITED STATES IS THE 3RD MOST POPULOUS COUNTRY IN THE WORLD• ALMOST ¾ OF THE PEOPLE ARE DECENDENTS OF IMMIGRANTS• AFRICAN AMERICANS MAKE UP ABOUT 12% OF THE POPULATION• HISPANICS ARE THE FASTEST GROWING POPULATION• TODAY MAJORITY OF IMMIGRANTS COME FROM: CHINA, INDIA, AND PACIFIC ISLANDS• NATIVE AMERICANS ARE THE SMALLEST POPULATION
    10. 10. QUESTIONS?????1. WHAT ROUTE DID THE FIRST AMERICANS USE TO REACH NORTH AMERICA?2. WHAT TENSIONS EXISTED AFTER WORLD WAR II?3. HOW DO CLIMATE AND CULTURE INFLUENCE THE POPULARITY OF SPORTS IN LAWTON4. WHAT CULTURAL INFLUENCES WILL YOU FIND IN LAWTON5. WHICH COLONISTS ESTABLISHED THE FIRST TRADING POST IN NORTH AMERICA?6. WHERE WAS THE CONSTITUTION SIGNED?7. WHAT IS A REPRESENTATIVE DEMOCRACY?8. WHAT ARE THE THREE BRANCHES OF GOVERNMENT?

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