Praxis II social studies 5004
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Was a tax protest in the United States beginning in 1791 during the presidency of George Washington. The so-called whiskey tax was the first tax and pulls on a domestic product by the newly-formed federal government.
The state of tension without actual fighting between the US and the Soviet Union
Believe that all historical change was caused by a serious of class struggle between the Haves and Have Nots. He describe communism as a form of complete socialism in which all property and the means of production would be owned by the people. All goods and services will be equally shared.
The process by which a person acquire the social and psychological characteristics of a group
Lewis and Clark chief goal
To find a direct route to the Pacific.
To collect and record new plant and animal species.
To make new and accurate maps
To make peace with the natives
Part of the Himalayas. Highest mountain on Earth
The Sun never ends on Britain
Has been used with variations to describe certain Global Empires that was so extensive that there was always at least one part of their territory that was in daylight
0 degrees longitude
Passed thru Greenwich England
Discover natural rights. Believe the social contract when it came to government.
All men were created equal.
Father of liberalism.
Wrote "two treatises of government".
Believe that one government violated right people should rebel.
A senator's job
Legislative branch of government that makes laws.
To represent people living in his state.
To write laws and vote on new laws called bills.
The passing of bills
If a bill has passed in both the US House of Representatives and the US Senate and has been approved by the president the bill becomes a law and is enforced by government.
Who can declare war?
Emancipation of proclamation
Issued by Lincoln on January 1st 1863.
Freeing the slaves in those territories still in Rebellion against the Union.
Declaration of Independence
A formal statement written by Jefferson declaring the freedom of the Thirteen American colonies from Great Britain.
Geographic area with highest concentration, characteristics, cultural identity and economic activity. Example :Indian Square
Cultural diffusion (spread)
The spread of cultural beliefs and social activities from one group to another. The mix in the world cultures through different ethnicities, religions and nationalities has increased with advanced communication, transportation, and Technology.
A system of government by the whole population or all the eligible members of a state, typically through elected Representatives. "Ruled by the people"
Representatives were elected.
Pure market economy (distribution)
An economy or economic system that relies exclusively on markets allocate resources and to answer all three questions of allocation. This theoretical ideal has no government, markets are used to make all the allocation decisions.
Eco climatic and biogeographic zone of transition in Africa between the Sahara to the North and the sudanian savanna to the South
The desertification of the Sahel
Human activities such as over grazing.
Collection of firewood
What country can experience monsoons and heavy summer rain?
What event took place due to the election of Andrew Jackson?
Indian Removal Act.
Vetoes the Maysville Road bill.
French government agrees to a treaty.
Passes Force bill
Announces to terminate national debt.
What country has the highest percentage of population in the 20th century?
China followed by India and then the United States.
Why did George Washington write a letter to Martha Washington?
To carefully detail his reasons for accepting the commission despite his stated desire to remain at Mount Vernon with Martha
How did the Soviet Union win the space race against United States?
They launched the first artificial satellite. Sputnik 1 replica in 1957.
An economy in which production, investment, prices and incomes are determined centrally by a government.
Offered military aid to countries in danger of communist upheaval.
North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)
Formed in 1949 for the purposes of opposing communist aggression.
Erupted in May 18th 1980 in Washington.
Approximately 57 people killed.
Cause the destruction of bridges, homes, Timber, Railways, and highways
What nation was a satellite for the Soviet Union?
What country is the closest to the equator?
Why did the US enter World War 1?
Because of the Germans decision to resume the policy of unrestricted submarine warfare and the so-called Zimmermann Telegram intercepted by the British in which Germany floated the idea of an alliance with Mexico.
A raw material or primary Agricultural Product that can be bought and sold such as copper or coffee
Missouri Compromise of 1820
In an effort to preserve the balance of power in Congress between slave and free states the Missouri Compromise was passed in 1820 admitting Missouri as a slave State and Maine as a free state. In 1854 the Missouri Compromise was repealed by the Kansas-Nebraska Act.
The action of clearing a wide area of trees
How did the Aztec empire differ from the Spanish empire?
Is the percentage of eligible voters who cast a ballot in an election
Women's rights 1960 to 1970
-National Organization for Women (NOW)
The presence of, or support for the presence of, several distinct cultural or ethnic groups within a society.
Kennedy inaugural speech
Kennedy use his speech to warn the Soviets and their allies against pushing the world again to the brink of a possible nuclear war. He also made clear the US's intentions to protect freedom and democracy in the Western Hemisphere against Soviet incursions or influence seeking.
Location of Mississippi River. borders or passes what states?
-Invented mass production -assembly line
-first car was Model T Ford -hated labor unions because he believed his employees should be happy and have no need for Union
Constructs that reflect human feelings and attitudes about areas and is therefore defined by peoples shared subjective images of those areas
Traditional and mixed economy
Traditional economy is based on customs and beliefs.
Mixed economy is a combination of command and Market principles
Example of ethnic Enclave
Development of Rome
The Federalist #51 meaning (if men were angels)
James Madison explains and defends checks and balances system in the Constitution. He also discusses the way Republican government can serve as a check on the power of factions and tyranny of the majority.
Why did African Americans move to North America after World War 1?
(The Great Migration.) They wanted to take advantage of the need for industrial workers
Which direction on the map is the best for agriculture?
North East or north
World War II
World War II was caused by the Treaty of Versailles and the German people's resentment toward the League of Nations.
Japan, italy Germany