The development of sectionalism from the American Revolution through Secession.

  1. Trace the development of sectionalism from the American Revolution through Secession. In what
    respects was the Civil War inevitable or not? Could it have been predicted during the days of the Early
    Republic?
  2. Analyze the key moments in the history of relations between Anglo-Americans and Native Americans
    from the early seventeenth century through the Antebellum era.
  3. Analyze the significance of middle class social reform movements in the Antebellum era.
  4. In your view, which four U.S. presidents had the most consequential administrations between 1789 and
    1865? Be certain to explain in detail why these four presidencies were consequential in U.S. history in
    terms of personal leadership, policies, setting precedents for the role of the president in American
    governance, etc.