people who brought settlers from America to Texas when it was under Mexican rule
English Bill of Rights
The ____ __ ___ _____ was created to limit the power of the monarch and led to the idea of sharing power between the King and the English Parliament.
time period when people valued the use of reason
At the Seneca Falls Convention, women tried to get ___ ___.
the branch of the government, including the president, that makes sure laws are carried out
In Washington's ___ ___ he warned of the dangers of political parties, a national debt and forming foreign alliances.
the sharing of power between a central (federal) government and the states
political party, co-founded by Alexander Hamilton, that wanted a strong central government
amendment that gave African Americans the right to vote
site where The Civil War began when Confederate soldiers opened fire on Union troops in 1861
agency that provided relief for poor black and white people in the South
Fugitive Slave Act
law that made it a crime to help runaway slaves and allowed slaves to be arrested in free areas, supported by the South
famous speech by Lincoln at the Gettysburg battlefield cemetery
a religious movement that became widespread in the American colonies in the 1730s and 1740s
famous leader of the Underground Railroad, known as the black Moses for leading slaves to freedom
U.S. Representative who developed the American System
House of Representatives
Jackson did not win enough electoral votes in 1824, so the ___ ___ ___ decided the election and selected JQ Adams.
Indian Removal Act
The ___ ___ ___ benefited American farmers because it opened up millions of acres of land for settlement.
a period of rapid growth in the use of machines that began in the mid-1700s
trade between two or more states
The ___ were pushed from their homeland because of a potato famine.
President of the Confederacy, tried to win foreign allies through "cotton diplomacy"
Jim Crow laws
laws that enforced segregation
John Brown's Raid
uprising during which John Brown and his men took over a supply of weapons in Harper's Ferry, West Virginia
John D. Rockefeller
a successful businessperson who owned an oil refining company and was known for owning almost all of the businesses in the industry
believed government was a contract between the ruler and his people and believed in natural rights
the branch of government that interprets (explains) laws, punishes criminals, and settles arguments between states
the power to say an act of Congress is unconstitutional