US History

Farewell Address: On Factions [excerpt]

Washington, George

“I have already intimated to you the danger of Parties in the State, with particular reference to the founding of them on Geographical discriminations. Let me now … warn you in the most solemn manner against the baneful effects of the spirit of Party, generally…

The alternative domination of one faction over another, sharpened by the spirit of revenge natural to party dissension … is itself a frightful despotism…

Unit 1: 1491-1607

This unit sets the stage for the conflicts and events that cause the colonial system to rise out of the disparate entities that came to the Americas for enterprise, religious freedom and society building, and opportunity that was increasingly scarce in the "old world." This generated conflict with the existing inhabitants of eastern North America, who already had complex social, economic, and inter-tribal systems that operated on different frequencies.

US History 11

This is my on-level US History course. The units are divided up roughly the same as AP, and since those resources are available here on my website too, feel free to go take a look at the APUSH pages when you would like more detail or support for what we are doing in on-level US History.

Unit pages are listed below.