Essential Question

What are the relevant vocabulary terms on the American political system and citizenship?


  • Alexander Hamilton

  • Alien and Sedition Acts

  • Bill

  • Citizenship

  • The common market

  • Democratic-Republicans

  • Economic policy

  • Foreign policy

  • Free Press

  • Hamilton's Financial Plan

  • Land Ordinance of 1785

  • Land Ordinance of 1787

  • Law

  • Political Parties

  • Shay's Rebellion

  • Thomas Jefferson

  • The Whiskey Rebellion

Activity 1: Create a separate circle map on each of the vocabulary words.

In the circle map you must include:

  • A definition of the word,

  • A paraphrased definition of the word,

  • A picture or drawing,

  • A sentence with the vocabulary word used correctly,

  • Synonyms and antonyms OR characteristics and features OR related words

You may complete your vocabulary circle maps in your notebook or using the Thinking Map Learning Community and upload them to Google Classroom.


Vocab Circle Map Example.pdf

Extension Activities