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8th. grade History Review
Terms in this set (40)
Jamestown is founded
Plymouth is founded, Mayflower Compact is written.
July 4, 1776
Declaration of Independence is written by Thomas Jefferson.
Constitutional Convention meets to replace the ineffective Articles of Confederation.
Jefferson buys the Louisiana Purchase France for $15 million.
The Civil War begins and ends.
First Bill of Rights
Freedom of Speech, Religion, Press, Assembly, Petition.
Second Bill of Rights
Right to own a gun (arms)
Third Bill of Rights
No quartering of soldiers.
Fourth Bill of Rights
No search and seizure without a warrant.
Fifth Bill of Rights
Rights of the accused (Do not have to testify against yourself, no double jeopardy)
Sixth Bill of Rightss
Speedy trial, confront witnesses.
Seventh Bill of Rights
Right to a jury for a civil trial.
Eighth Bill of Rights
No cruel or unusual punishments, right to bail.
Ninth Bill of Rights
Citizens have rights that are not listed in the Constitution.
Tenth Bill of Rights
States have rights not given to the Federal Government.
Slavery is abolished
Former slaves are citizens.
All men can vote (regardless of race)
Reasons for Colonizarion
European rivalries, religious freedom, and economic gain.
Colonial government were in charge without King's interference (House of Burgesses, Mayflower Compact, and Fundamental Orders)
Constitutional Era (people)
Washington, Madison, Hamilton, George Mason, Patrick Henry, Federalist, Anti-federalist.
7 principles of the Constitution, Marbury vs. Madison (Judicial Review)
Age of Jackson (events)
Nullification Crisis, Trail of Tears, Bank War, Election of 1824, Worcester vs. Georgia.
Age of Jackson (people)
Jackson, Calhoun, Webster, Clay, JQ Adams.
Reform Era (reasons)
2nd. Great Awakening
Reform Era (events)
Underground Railroad, Uncle Tom's Cabin, Seneca Falls Convention, Declaration of the Sentiments.
Reform Era (people)
Anthony, Stanton, Douglas, Stanton, Douglas, Stowe, Dix.
Reform Era (movements)
Temperance, Abolition, Prison/Mental Illness, Women's Suffrage.
Revolutionary Era (reasons)
Dispute on taxes to pay for the French and Indian War and Intolerable Acts after Boston Tea Party
Revolutionary Era (events)
Boston Massacre, Boston Tea Party, Intolerable Acts, Lexington/Concord, Declaration of Independence, Saratoga, and Yorktown.
Revolutionary Era (people)
Washington, Jefferson, JP Jones, George III, J Adams, S. Adams
beginning of Political Parties, the USA tries to stays neutral, British Impressment of sailors.
Early Republic (events)
Whiskey Rebellion, Louisiana Purchase (1803), War of 1812 (Washington burns, Star Spangled Banner written, and the Battle of New Orleans) Hartford Convention, and Monroe Doctrine.
Early Republic (people)
Washington, Jefferson, Hamilton, Madison, Monroe, J. Adams.
Causes of Mexican War: Border dispute with Texas and Mexico.
Westward Expansion (events)
Manifest Destiny, Mexican War, Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo, Northwest Ordinance, Polk, Oregon Trail, Mormon Trail.
Sectionalism/Civil War Era (reasons)
reasons for the Civil: Slavery, economic differences.
Sectionalism/Civil War Era (events)
Missouri Compromise, Compromise of 1850, Dred Scott vs. Sandford, Fort Sumter, Bull Run, Gettysburg, Vicksburg. Appomattox, Reconstruction, Lincoln's Assassination, Civil War Amendments ( 13, 14, 15)
Sectionalism/Civil War Era (people)
North (Lincoln, Bazaar, Carney, 54th. Massachusetts)
South (Davis, Lee, Johnson),
Reconstruction (Rhodes, Radical Republicans)
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