APUSH Period 3

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Period 3 Overview

Get a broad overview of the key things to know for Period 3.

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Topic-Specific

The XYZ Affair

The XYZ Affair was one of the first ripples of sectionalism and party divides. Read the article to get the full contextualization and synthesis of the Affair.

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Shay’s Rebellion

APUSH master Warren Hierl breaks down Shay’s Rebellion and how it catalyzed the downfall of the Articles of Confederation.

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Alien and Sedition Acts

How did the Alien and Sedition Acts create a political conundrum that led the U.S. into war? Find out here.

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The Articles of Confederation

Articles of Confederation for APUSH

Why did America’s first government fail? Could it be it just wasn’t strong enough?

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The French and Indian War

French and Indian War for APUSH

How did the French and Indian War make Britain the most powerful country on Earth- and push the colonies to rebel?

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American Revolutionaries

The stories of the untold heroes of the Revolutionary War

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