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Section 4: AMERICAN HISTORY (continued)
Terms in this set (20)
Who is the "Father of Our Country"?
Who was the first President?
What is one thing Benjamin Franklin is not famous for? (writer of "Poor Richard's Almanac", started the first free libraries, being President, first Postmaster General of the United States)
The Federalist Papers supported the passage of the U.S. Constitution. Who was one of the authors?
What territory did the United States buy from France in 1803?
Which war was NOT fought by the United States in the 1800s? (Civil War, War of 1812, Mexican-American War, World War II)
World War II
Name the U.S. war between the North and the South.
What were three main causes of the U.S. Civil War?
slavery, state's rights, economic factors
What was one important thing Abraham Lincoln did?
ordered the Emancipation Proclamation
What did the Emancipation Proclamation do?
freed slaves in the Confederacy
What did Susan B. Anthony do?
fought for women's rights
Name one war which was NOT fought by the United States in the 1900s. (Revolutionary War, Korean War, Vietnam War, World War I)
Who was President during World War I?
Who was President during the Great Depression and World War II?
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Who did the United States fight in World War II?
Germany, Japan, Italy
Before he was President, Eisenhower was a general. What war was he in?
World War II
What was the main concern of the United States during the Cold War?
What movement tried to end discrimination?
What did Martin Luther King, Jr. do?
Fought for civil rights and equality
What major event happened on September 11, 2001, in the United States?
Terrorists attacked the United States
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