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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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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Pontiac’s War

What did the Native American’s think of the British victory in the French and Indian War? Not a lot…

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