Compose tightly argued, well-supported essays of 3-4 paragraphs each responding to the following questions:
1. Trace the development of sectionalism from the American Revolution through Secession. In what respects was the Civil War inevitable or not? Could it have been predicted during the days of the Early Republic?
2. Analyze the key moments in the history of relations between Anglo-Americans and Native Americans from the early seventeenth century through the Antebellum era.
3. Analyze the significance of middle class social reform movements in the Antebellum era.
4. In your view, which two U.S. presidents had the most consequential administrations and which two U.S. presidents had the least consequential administrations between 1789 and 1865? Be certain to explain in detail why these four presidencies were consequential or inconsequential in U.S. history in terms of personal leadership, policies, setting precedents for the role of the president in American governance, etc.