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U.S. History SOL Review
Terms in this set (139)
early 1900s civil rights activist that demanded equality?
WEB Du Boise
Union commander that defeated robert e lee
backbone of southern labor force in 1600s and 1700s
President During WWI?
what organiztion tried to help farmers in the new deal
agricultural adjustment acts
FDR's effort to help England before the US officially joined WWII?
which amendment ended slavery?
name of the 1930s tariff that contributed to the great depression?
Hawley Smoot tariff
Religious group that migrated to pennsylvania?
Who had the power in the articles of confederation?
Final battle of the revolution?
Name of the group that challenged the Constitution?
What battle was the turning point in the Pacific in WWII?
What was the name of Wilson's peace plan in WWI?
First two political parties
Democratic-republicnas and Federalists
What was the western boundary of the US in 1800?
What is the name of the religious movement that swept the colinies in the 1700s?
What area did jefferson buy for the US, doubling the size of the nation?
What industrial tycoon created a monopoly in the oil industry
What amendment gave women the right to vote?
What "agreement" ended reconstruction?
comrpomise of 1877
What was the first Britich taz to really anger Americans?
What was the name of the 1840s women's movement?
Seneca Falls convention
What two countries recieved aid from the US as a result of the Truman Doctrine?
Greece and Turkey
What was the turning point in the European Theater during WWII?
Battle of El Alamein/ Stalingrad
What federal agency failed to issue enough money to spark the economy during 1929-1933?
The federal reserve
What president took over after Lincoln was assassinated?
What practice did A. Jackson first use to reward the party faighful with government jobs?
What was the first representative assembly in the colonies?
House of Burgesses
What is the nickname of the forced removal of Native Americans from the Southeast?
Trail of Tears
What Ohio strike against the railroad shut down transportation in 1894?
What amendment extended citizenship rights to African Americans?
What military program proposed by Reagan ended up bankrupting the USSR?
SDI- strategic defensive initiative (lasers in space)
US economic policy during the Industrial Revolution?
Laissez faire economics
Former slave that convinced lincoln to use freedmen in the union army?
1820 law that determined where slavery was legal in the Louisiana Territory?
Nickname of patriots/loyalists?
What document establlished the first covenant community?
What trials prosecuted human rights violations in WWII
What Cold War military alliance was created in Western Europe
Nato (north atlantic treaty organization)
First american to step on the moon?
Term that established that states could decide for themselves whether they would be slave or free?
Business tycoon that revolutionized the steel industry?
the shipment of slaves from new world to old world
Chairman of the Constitutional Convention?
Document that asserted that the western hemisphere was closed to European colonization?
What did Jackson cause when he removed money from the National Bank?
the Panic of 1837
Inventor of the cotton gin?
Abonlitionist book that angered both the North and the South?
Uncle Tom's Cabin
Two womaen who led the Senca Falls Convention?
Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton
What did the 15th Amendment do?
established voting rights for blacks
What law offered free land in the West to people willing to cultivate un-tamed land?
Inventer of the telephone
Alexander Graham Bell
Court case that supported Jim crow Laws (seperate but equal)
Plussy vs. Furgosoun
Union led by Eugene Debs?
American Railway Union
Policy created by William Taft to economically exploit Latin America
Term that describes Wilson's goal for countries to run themselfes after WWI?
Pacific island that enabled the US to bomb Japan in WWII
Iwojima and Okinawa
Name of the African American air corps regiment?
US plan to economically rebuild Western Europe after WII?
"Pay any price, bear any burden..."
Military operation to liverate cuba which failed miserably
Bay of Pigsq
Outspoken senator during 2nd US scare
NAACP lawyer who won the brown court case and later became a supreme court justice
father of constitution?
who first wrote about a social contract?
term for english nobles that settled virginia
established church in virginia prior to the revolution
church of england
law that prohibited colonial settlement west of the appalachians
proclomation of 1763
who negotiate the treaty of alliance with france?
Author of the Virginia Decleration of Rights?
Who led Lewis and Clark?
believe that it was america's right to conquer the area between the pacific and atlantic
term that describes a government in which the elite lead the people
Law that made California a free state?
Compromise of 1850
Abolitionist who rote the liberator newspaper
william lloyd garrison
Congressional group that wanted to punish the south during reconstruction?
what invention quickly moved people to the west
civil rights leader that led an anti-lynching crusade?
what did the 17th amendment do?
direct election of senators
what WWII battle marks the beginning of a western front against hitler
operation overlord/ d-day / normandy
first battles of the revolutionary war?
lexington and concord
what event caused south carolina to secede
the election of 1860 (abraham lincoln)
whad does "glass ceiling" refer to?
the concept that women could not advance up the corporate ladder
what businessman revolutionized banking during the industrial revolution
What is the nickname of Hitler's goal to eradicate Jews and others?
What was the first battle of the Civil War?
What is the name of the early 1900s Civil rights leader that believed that vocational education was the key to equality?
booker t washington
What is the term for japanese american citizens?
What is the name of the State Department spy that created so much tension in the 1940s?
What is Glasnost and Perestroyka associated with?
Collapse of the USSR and end the Cold War
What was Virginia's cash crop in the 1600/1700s
What was the US trying to contain during the Cold War
What is the name of the slave who led a violent rebellion in 1830?
What is the nickname of the time period (early 1900s) when Americans tried to fix the problems of the Industrial Revolution?
who was jackson's opponent in the 1830s who supported the bank?
What President escalated US commitment to Vietnam after JFK was assassinated
Lyndon B. Johnson
what convinced the hesitant state conventions to ratify the Constitution
bill of rights
who said "give me liberty or give me death!"
Who is credited with inventing the assemby line?
First time that all 13 colonies met together?
first continental congress
who withdrew troops from vietnam under the policy of "vietnamization"
what is the term for a company with limited liability (industrial revolution)?
What is the name of the journalists who publicized the abuses of industrialization?
Term for a skilled worker in the 1600/1700s?
least tolerant group of colonists in North America during the 1600s?
Law that was supposed to restrict monopolies during the late 1800s?
Sherman Anti-trust act
Name of the English businesses that led colinzation?
What colony was established as a catholic sanctuary by Lord Baltimore?
Who said that a "house divided against itself cannot stand?"
What Democratic Party leader debated Lincoln and defeated him in the Illinois senate race of 1858
What railroad tycoon developed a transportation network during the late 1800s?
Who created FDIC to stabilize and strengthen banking?
After what battle was the Emancipation Proclomation issued?
What does "Rosie the Riveter" refer to?
Women in the workforce during WWII
What war in the 1950s illustrated America's commitment to contain communism?
What President dropped the atomic bombs during WWII?
What battle was the turning point of the Eastern Front of Europe?
What law created popular sovereignty in the Midwest and caused fighting there?
What is the name of Lincoln's Party?
What slave tried (but failed) to launch a slave rebellion in 1800?
Nickname of the American militia in the Revolution
What event cause the Intolerable Acts?
Boston Tea Party
What structural idea was included in the Constitution to keep the government from becomint to powerful?
seperation of powers/ checks and balances
What colonial region was heavily sttled by the Germans and Dutch?
Pennsylvania (middle colonies)
In what colonial area was fishing and lumber common
What did the French depend on economically?
What New England colony was founded by dissenters fleeing religious persecution?
Who was the Author of the Virginia Statute of Religious Freedom?
Name of the federalist Party leader who formed their economic policies?
What document assrted that the US was a united nation that would represent everyone?
What election marked the first peaceful transfer of power in US history?
Election of 1800
What convinced England to stay out of the Civil War?
Who is considered to be the author of the Bill of RIghts?
From waht nation did the US axquire Florida?
What court case established Judicial Review
What event led to the US acquisition of California Utah Nevada Arizona and New Mexico
Mexican American War
What court case overturned the northern efforts to limit the spread of slavery?
Dred Scoot Case
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