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Terms in this set (25)
Who signed the document that made it illegal for anyone else to settle in the Americas?
Who was the president of the south during the Civil War?
Who was the president of the north during the Civil War?
Who invented the cotton gin?
Whos financial plan helped the north but angered the south?
Who was the leader of the continental army?
Who was the first democrat?
What supreme court case resulted in judicial review?
Marbury vs Madison (in that order)
What is the checks and balances chant?
Executive vetoes, judicial overturns, legislative overrides checks and balances learned
What was the first form of representative government in America?
House of Burgesses
What was the one positive result of the articles of confederation?
How many branches of government are there?
What event was caused because of impressment of American soldiers?
"He who does not work, neither shall he eat!!" who said this quote, where was it said and why was it said?
John Smith, Jamestown, and to get the colonists to stop being lazy and work
What did John Paul Jones say when he was asked to surrender?
"I have not yet begun to fight!!"
"Millions for defense but not one cent for tribute" during what event was this said and why was it said?
Xyz affair and it was said as a response to the French asking for a bribe.
"These are the times that try mens souls. the summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will in this time shrink from the duty of their country" who wrote these words?
What was the last battle of the American revolution?
How did the whiskey rebellion and shays rebellion have an effect on government?
Whiskey Rebellion showed the strengths of the Constitution and Shay's Rebellion showed the weaknesses of the articles of confederation
What is the chant to remember what happened in 1787
...The chant for 1787 is in the hot date chant. 1787 Constitution
Why is the year 1776 so important?
The year 1776 is really important because thats when they declared independence form Britain by writing the Declaration of Independence.
What happened from 1861-1865?
The Civil War happened from the year 1861-1865
What year did the Virginia Company come over to America and why?
The Virginia company came over to America and settled in Jamestown Colony in 1607. They did it for economic purposes.
When was the Mayflower compact signed?
The Mayflower compact was signed in the year 1620.
In what year did the Louisiana Purchase happen? Why and which president purchased it?
The Louisiana Purchase happened in the year 1803 by Thomas Jefferson in order to try and achieve Manifest Destiny. It doubled the size of the US.
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