18 terms

social stud war final

alien and sedition acts
4 laws passed by the congress to make th federal government stronger
stap act
a british la placing tax on various colonial material and requiring a stamp to show that the tax wa spaid
monroe doctrine
a doctrine that stated americas foreign policy's
seneca falls convention
Elizabeth cady stanton was part of the women suffrage movement led a convention in seneca falls new york for women suffrage and they wrote the seneca falls decleration which asked for the right that women had been denied
california gold fever
gold was found in cal. and everyone began to move there to take a risk to find gold
Uncle tom's cabin
harriet beacher stowe wrote a book about slavery
gettysburg adress
after the battle of gettysburg president lincoln was asked to dedicate part of the battlefield as a cemetery for those who were lost in the battle he gave a brief speech that told us what the union was struggling to preserve(four score seven years ago)
great compromise
an agreement reached at the constitutional convention creating the senate and house of rep.
french and indian war
a conflict between the british and the french fought for control of north america
judicial review
the supreme courts power to declare war unconstitutional
townshend acts
the laws that extended britians economic and legal control over the colonies
manifest destiny
a doctrine stating that the united states was meant to span the entire north american continent from east to west
xyz affair
an attempt by the french to bribe american diplomats trying to negotiate a treaty for neutrality
alien and sedition acts
a set of laws limiting the right of foreigners and outlawing words or actions disloyal to or critical of the goverment
embargo act
a law banning american ships form sailing to foreign ports and closing american ports to foreign ships
war of 1812
a three year conflict started becase of british interference with american ships
trail of tears
the harsh westward journey of cherokee indians form georgia forced to leave their homelands
adams onis treaty
an agreement in which spain sold east and west florida to the united states