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American Political Development. It concentrates in the study of the transformation of the political system of the United States. You have to compare and contrast TWO key eras in American Political Development: (i) discuss their characteristics, (ii) the changes generated in these eras, and (iii) the lessons that can be extracted for the present/future.Also keep in mind that our opinion should be placed at the end of the essayPlease use the source attached
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AMERICAN POLITICAL
DEVELOPMENT
Check ‘Foundations of the American Government’
and ‘Federalism & Civil Liberties and Civil Rights’ in
the electronic textbook (Weeks 1-3).
KEY ERAS
THE ORIGINS: WHAT THE FRAMERS DID.
THE JACKSONIAN DEMOCRACY
THE AFTERMATH OF THE CIVIL WAR
THE PROGRESSIVE MOVEMENT (1890-1920)
THE NEW DEAL
THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT AND ITS AFTERMATH
THE ORIGINS: WHAT THE FRAMERS DID ?
WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT THE
FOUNDING FATHERS?

THE ORIGINS: THE Era of the FRAMERS
– THE CONTROVERSY/CLASH WITH GREAT BRITAIN AND THE
DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE (1776).
– THE FOUNDING FATHERS: LANDOWNERS, EDUCATED MEN,
REVOLUTIONARIES, AND CERTAINLY STATESMEN.
-THE CONFEDERATION (LOOSE UNION OF THE 13 STATES, ratified in 1781).
SOME OF THE REASONS FOR THE FAILURE WERE: WEAK
GOVERNMENT,FINANCIAL PROBLEMS, REBELLIONS (SHAYS REBELLION),
AND INEFFECTIVE FOREIGN POLICY (WEEK 2 -FEDERALISM)
THE ORIGINS: THE Era of the FRAMERS
– THE LONG ROAD TO THE CONSTITUTION
(i) The thinkers who inspired the Constitution: the role
of Locke and Montesquieu). (WEEK 2 – SEPARATION OF
POWERS)
(ii) The importance of THE FEDERALIST PAPERS and the
ideas of James Madison.
THE ORIGINS: The era of the FRAMERS
THUS, A NEW POLITICAL SYSTEM (INCLUDED A CONSTITUTION) NEEDED
TO BE IN PLACE: THE GREAT NEGOTIATIONS.
(i)FEDERALiSM/bifurcated government system (Check the textbook)
(ii) SEPARATION OF POWERS (CHECK TEXTBOOK FOR DETAILS)
(iii) SLAVERY
(iv) ELECTORAL COLLEGE
(v) THE BILL OF RIGHTS
THE JACKSONIAN DEMOCRACY- LATE 1820s
– A NEW GENERATION IN POWER
– THE EXPANSION OF THE FRONTIER AND THE
VIOLENCE- THE INDIAN PROBLEM. THE 1830 REMOVAL ACT. (ITS
IMPLEMENTATION PERMITTED THE U.S. EXPANSION
BEYOND THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER).
The Era of Jackson
https://www.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/akh10.socst.
ush.exp.trail/trail-of-tears/
THE JACKSONIAN DEMOCRACY- LATE 1820s

THE FOUNDATION OF THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY
CHANGES IN THE ELECTORAL COLLEGE (CITIZENS SELECT DELEGATES)
EXPANSION IN NUMBER OF VOTERS ( NO PREREQUISITE OF
PROPERTY.
MORE POWER TO THE PRESIDENCY (USE OF VETO POWER, KITCHEN
CABINET).
THE SPOILS SYSTEM.
THE AFTERMATH OF THE CIVIL WAR
-THE HERITAGE OF LINCOLN (1861-1865): MORE POWER TO THE
PRESIDENT: THE EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION, THE FOUNDATION OF
THE REPUBLICAN PARTY.
-“Civil War Amendments” : AMENDMENTS 13th, 14th AND 15th. CHECK THE
TEXTBOOK FOR MORE DETAILS.
-NEW ROLE FOR WOMEN IN POLITICS
– PARTY REALIGNMENT
THE PROGRESSIVE MOVEMENT (1890-1920)
A MYRIAD OF SOCIAL MOVEMENTS:
(I) PARTICIPATORY DEMOCRACY: ADOPTION OF STATE AND LOCAL
INITIATIVE AND REFERENDUM PROCEDURES
(II) IN FAVOR OF MORE OPEN AND EFFICIENT GOVERNMENT
(III) ANTI-MONOPOLIES AND IN FAVOR OF LABOR RIGHTS.
(IV) ANTI CORRUPTION (SPOILS SYSTEM)
(V) PRO-WOMEN’S RIGHTS
Children at work
Women’s Rights
THE NEW DEAL
-THE RESPONSE TO THE GREAT DEPRESSION: THE GOVERNMENT NEEDED TO “STEP IN” IN A
VARIETY OF AREAS. FOR EXAMPLE: A WIDE ARRAY OF PROGRAMS WERE ESTABLISHED
REGARDING TO AGRICULTURE, UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS, SOCIAL SECURITY, AID FOR
FAMILIES.
-THE EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT WAS CREATED.
-PARTY REALIGNMENT (DEMOCRATIC PARTY)
-PRESIDENT F.D. ROOSEVELT CULTIVATED THE PUBLIC OPINION: FIRESIDE CHATS. THE ORIGINS
OF THE “POWER OF PERSUASION.”
Social Security
CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT I
HOW can a social movement start?
–grievances, e.g. segregation
-leadership, e.g. Martin Luther King
–catalyst (s), E.G. Brown v. the Board of Education
CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT
ITS MANY AGENDAS AND LEADERSHIP. (CHECK WEEK 4 – Reading:
How
to Get Away with a Social Movement.
-DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING AND HIS MOVEMENT
-THE LEADERS OF THE CHICANO MOVEMENT: CESAR CHAVEZ, REIES LOPEZ
TIJERINA
-WOMEN’S MOVEMENT
-ANTI-WAR MOVEMENT
CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT
-I
Have a Dream Speech
-Chicano! History of the Mexican-American Civil
Rights Movement. The Struggle in the Fields
[KANOPY]
-ON SELMA to MONTGOMERY MARCH (1965).
www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pt6zM9s1cjw
THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT AND ITS AFTERMATH
KEY RESPONSES:
-USE OF VIOLENCE, ESPECIALLY IN THE SOUTH
(MISSISSIPPI BURNING, SELMA)
– NEW ACTIONS (TAKEN BY PRESIDENT JOHNSON AND
THE CONGRESS), such as:
THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT AND ITS AFTERMATH
(i) The GREAT SOCIETY PROGRAMS, INCLUDING:
-MEDICARE and MEDICAID [MEDICAL] (SOCIAL SECURITY
ACT OF 1965);
-HEADSTART (ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION
ACT OF 1965) ;
-ANTI-POVERTY PROGRAMS (ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY
ACT OF 1964..
THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT AND ITS AFTERMATH
(ii) CIVIL RIGHTS ACT (1964). End of segregation in [ALL]
public places.
(iii) VOTING RIGHTS ACT (1965). Removing of “invisible
barriers” (the result was an impressive surge in the
number of Blacks and other minorities that
participated in elections).
THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT AND ITS AFTERMATH
THUS, THIS WAS AN ERA OF MAJOR TRANSFORMATION
IN AMERICAN POLITICS: end of segregation, MORE
POLITICAL participation of women and
minorities,enhancement of human rights and
liberties, creation of new organizations, etc.
Group EXERCISE 1
IN ORDER TO DO THIS EXERCISE, IMAGINE THAT YOU HAVE TO EXPLAIN A
GROUP OF HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS THREE KEY TOPICS RELATED TO
AMERICAN POLITICS (IN ONE PARAGRAPH PER TOPIC). YOUR SOURCE OF
INFORMATION SHOULD BE OUR TEXTBOOK (MATERIAL FROM WEEK 1 AND
3). THE TOPICS THAT YOU CAN SELECT ARE:
-CONFEDERATION,
-SEPARATION OF POWERS,
-FEDERALIST PAPERS,
-JAMES MADISON’S CONTRIBUTIONS.
-FEDERALISM, & – Locke and Montesquieu’s contributions to U.S. politics.
Group EXERCISE 2
QUESTIONS ON: I HAVE A DREAM SPEECH and THE
STRUGGLE IN THE FIELDS
-ARE THEY RELATED TO THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT,
how?
-WHAT DID WE [I] LEARN?

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