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History Final Reivew
Terms in this set (15)
This was the first person to lead an expedition that circumnavigated the world
An incident in 1770 in which British troops fired on and killed 5 American colonists
Patriot Advantages During the American Revolution
Knew the land, greater motivation, and better military leader (Washington)
Articles of Confederation
A weak form of government for the US that proceeded the US government we have today.
A system in which power is divided between the national and state governments
Lewis and Clark Expedition
An expedition sent by Thomas Jefferson to explore the northwestern territories of the United States.
The power of the courts to declare laws unconstitutional.
A period of rapid growth in the use of machines in manufacturing and production that began in the 1800s in the US.
A political period that was influenced by the policies and beliefs of Andrew Jackson.
Led to the closing of the Bank of the US and forced removal of Native Americans.
1800s belief that Americans had the right to spread across the continent.
Phases of Industrialization
1. Devision of Labor
2. Factories are built
3. Machines are used to complete tasks
*Explosion in the number of colleges (Oberlin college in Ohio became the first do-ed college)
*Expansion of state-supported elementary schools and other public schooling, in part due to the leadership of Horace Mann
*Dorothea Dix led in the establishment of asylums of humane treatment of the insane
*Prisons were also reformed
What was the main issue that lead to the Civil War?
Who has the final say concerning laws in the US?
A body of representatives from the British colonies who met to respond to England's Intolerable Acts. They declared independence in July 1776 and later drafted the Articles of Confederation.
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