The depression that followed the American Revolution caused farmers to start losing their farms. About 2,000 farmers followed ______________ __________________ in a rebellion during 1786.
____________ _________________ arrived with Virginia, the large state plan; this person is credited with being the writer of the Constitution.
What is meant by the term popular sovereignty?
power of the government rest in the people
During ratification of the Constitution the Federalists, who supported the Constitution, compromised with the anti-Federalist, who opposed the Constitution, and they added the_________________________________, which are the basic freedoms of United States citizens during the first session of Congress.
Bill of Rights
Following the ratification of the Constitution there was another rebellion in 1791, farmers this time rebelled because of tax on a product farmers were producing with corn. This rebellion is known as the ________________________ _____________________.
President Washington warned the nation not to become involved in what?
foreign treaties or alliances
or to this war the United States tried to compromise by sending three diplomats to speak with the foreign government . The foreign government demanded a bribe to speak with them. This became known as the ___________ __________________.
What does the United States buy in 1803 and from whom?
Louisiana Purchase, France
Also in 1803 the case of Marbury v. Madison establishes the Supreme Courts ability to have the policy of ________________ where the Supreme Court can decide if the, laws are unconstitutional.
United States declared war on England in 1812. The results of the War of 1812 are relatively insignificant except England moves their troops out of the Ohio River Valley. However, there are a few significant events, such as, the nation's capital ________________________ was invaded and the _____________________ was burned.
Washington DC and White House
This First Lady _______________ ____________________ saves the original copy of the Declaration of Independence and a portrait of George Washington.
General Jackson becomes hugely popular when he defeats the British at the ______________________.
Battle of New Orleans
The time when all these factories were being built in the United States and England is known as the ______________________.
Robert Fulton perfects what?
Eli Whitney invented what?
Eli Whitney's invention caused a positive increase in the production of cotton. What was the unexpected consequence of this invention?
slavery increased in the south
In the factories mostly ________________ and ______________________ where employed because you only had to pay them half as much as a man.
women and children
What was the impact of the Monroe Doctrine?
The United States would not allow further European colonization in the Western Hemisphere.
Ideas of John Locke: "Rulers receive the right to govern from the people. Unjust rulers can be forced from power." Based on the quotation above, which form of government would John Locke most oppose?
What is a telegraph?
an apparatus that used electric signals to transmit messages in Morse Code
What did John Deere invent in 1837?
a steel-tipped plow
What was the MAIN cause of the Irish immigration?
What is an overseer?
What was Harriet Tubman known as?
Who was Fredrick Douglas?
best known male abolitionist
What do you think an abolitionist is?
reformers who wanted to end slavery in the United States.
What did women demand at the Seneca Falls Convention?
women demanded equality with men at work, school and church.
In Henry Clay's plan, Missouri would remain a slave state and Maine would be admitted to join the Union as a free state. What was this compromise called?
This author wrote Uncle Tom's Cabin:
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Who was the slave that moved to a free territory and argued to the Supreme Court for his freedom?
In 1859 more bloodshed pushed the North and South apart. This person carried antislavery campaign to the East. He led a group of African Americans to Harpers Ferry, Virginia. There, they raided a federal arsenal or gun warehouse. He and his followers were captured and later hanged. Who led this raid?
What was the name of the war that broke out between the north and south?
What was the "MAIN" reason for the Civil War?
He was the President of the United States during the Civil War:
The South was known by this other name?
Who was the General of the Union Army. This general that defeated the confederate army general Robert E. Lee?
General Ulysses S. Grant
Abraham Lincoln decided to issue this Proclamation to free enslaved African Americans living in the Confederacy on January 1, 1863
This is the place General Robert E. Lee surrendered.
This battle was the turning point of the Civil War.
Battles of Gettysburg/Vicksburg
What was the term was used to describe the period of time when the south was rebuilt after the Civil war ended?
What was the name given to freed slaves?
What did the government give to confederates who swore loyalty to the Union?
What was the name of the bureau, which provided food, clothing, and medical care to the former Confederate states (the former slaves)?
What is the term used to describe a southerner that helped African Americans?
What was the name of the man who assassinated President Lincoln?
John Wilkes Booth
This amendment banned slavery in the United States of America.
The 13th Amendment
What was the term used to describe laws that limited the rights of Freedmen? This term forbade African Americans to vote, own guns, or serve on juries during reconstruction?
This amendment stated..."All persons born or naturalized in the United States are subject to the jurisdiction there of, are citizens of the United States and of the state in which they reside," grants equal protection under the law.
The 14h Amendment
What was the Amendment that forbade any state from denying African Americans the right to vote because of their race?
The 15th Amendment
What group used violence and murder to scare African Americans and their allies? They wore white hoods
the KKK or Klu Klux Klan
What restrictions were NOT placed on African Americans to stop them from voting?
This term was widely used to describe the separation of people by their race?