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America's History in the Making

The New Nation

General Washington at Christ Church, Easter Sunday, 1795

Following the War of Independence, Americans disagreed—often passionately—about the form and function of the federal government. This unit explores how those conflicts played out as the new Republic defined its identity in relation to other nations. Start Here

Themes

John Adams proposing George Washington for Commander-in-Chief of the American Army

In the period following the Revolution, Americans disagreed over the nature and extent of federal power and representative government. More

Women working at home

White women, free blacks, slaves, yeoman farmers, and others sought their own place in the new nation. More

Gen. Toussaint LĠOuverture meeting with European General

The development of the United States was shaped by international contexts: relations with various Native American nations, revolutions in Haiti and France, and another war with Great Britain. More

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