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Academic Team: American History
Tippecanoe and Tyler Too
Vote Yourself a Farm
He kept us out of War
Every Man a King
slogan used by the Whig Party in 1840 - William H. Harrison(t…
Republic promise in 1860 campaign to give land in the West to…
1916 - Democratic slogan for Wilson
Huey P Long's slogan for this "Share Our Wealth" movement dur…
Tippecanoe and Tyler Too
slogan used by the Whig Party in 1840 - William H. Harrison(t…
Vote Yourself a Farm
Republic promise in 1860 campaign to give land in the West to…
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Academic Team MASTER: American History
Imperialism
Isolationaism
Manifest Destiny
Joseph Pulitzer
Building an empire by founding colonies or conquering other n…
Avoiding involvement in affairs of other nations
Belief held by many Americans that the US was destined to exp…
New York World
Imperialism
Building an empire by founding colonies or conquering other n…
Isolationaism
Avoiding involvement in affairs of other nations
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Academic Team: American History Trivia
Tippecanoe and Tyler Too
Vote Yourself a Farm
He kept us out of War
Every Man a King
slogan used by the Whig Party in 1840 - William H. Harrison(t…
Republic promise in 1860 campaign to give land in the West to…
1916 - Democratic slogan for Wilson
Huey P Long's slogan for this "Share Our Wealth" movement dur…
Tippecanoe and Tyler Too
slogan used by the Whig Party in 1840 - William H. Harrison(t…
Vote Yourself a Farm
Republic promise in 1860 campaign to give land in the West to…
48 terms
Academic Team American History 2
Imperialism
Isolationaism
Manifest Destiny
Joseph Pulitzer
Building an empire by founding colonies or conquering other n…
Avoiding involvement in affairs of other nations
Belief held by many Americans that the US was destined to exp…
New York World
Imperialism
Building an empire by founding colonies or conquering other n…
Isolationaism
Avoiding involvement in affairs of other nations
21 terms
Academic American History
Adams-Onís Treaty
black codes
persister
republican women
agreement signed in 1819 in which Spain gave control of Flori…
laws intended to keep African Americans under white authority…
small groups of families during the late 1700s to early 1800s…
women educated and trained to serve the United States as moth…
Adams-Onís Treaty
agreement signed in 1819 in which Spain gave control of Flori…
black codes
laws intended to keep African Americans under white authority…
48 terms
Academic American History Unit 2
Imperialism
Isolationaism
Manifest Destiny
Joseph Pulitzer
Building an empire by founding colonies or conquering other n…
Avoiding involvement in affairs of other nations
Belief held by many Americans that the US was destined to exp…
New York World
Imperialism
Building an empire by founding colonies or conquering other n…
Isolationaism
Avoiding involvement in affairs of other nations
35 terms
Academic American History Unit 3
Warren Harding
Trickle Down Economics
Teapot Dome Scandal
"Return to Normalcy"
29th president of the US; Republican; "Return to Normalcy" (l…
Hoover's strategy battling the Great Depression in which the…
A government scandal involving a former United States Navy oi…
After World War I 1919-20s, when Harding was President, the U…
Warren Harding
29th president of the US; Republican; "Return to Normalcy" (l…
Trickle Down Economics
Hoover's strategy battling the Great Depression in which the…
35 terms
Academic American History Unit 3
Warren Harding
Trickle Down Economics
Teapot Dome Scandal
"Return to Normalcy"
29th president of the US; Republican; "Return to Normalcy" (l…
Hoover's strategy battling the Great Depression in which the…
A government scandal involving a former United States Navy oi…
After World War I 1919-20s, when Harding was President, the U…
Warren Harding
29th president of the US; Republican; "Return to Normalcy" (l…
Trickle Down Economics
Hoover's strategy battling the Great Depression in which the…
14 terms
Academic American History Vocab Quiz
Writs of assistance
Albany Plan of Union, 1754
Proclamation of 1763
Sugar Act, 1764
allowed an officer to search the colonists' homes;... "search wa…
a proposal suggested by Be Franklin to create a unified gover…
prohibited the American colonists from settling west of the A…
put a tax on the important foreign molasses
Writs of assistance
allowed an officer to search the colonists' homes;... "search wa…
Albany Plan of Union, 1754
a proposal suggested by Be Franklin to create a unified gover…
14 terms
Chapter 17 American Academic History B
Sitting Bull
George Custer
Chief Joseph
Geronimo
A Hunkpapa Lakota Sioux holy man who led his people as a trib…
Colonel of the 7th Calvery who was sent to subdue the Sioux w…
Leader of Nez Perce. Fled with his tribe to Canada instead of…
Apache chieftain who raided the white settlers in the Southwe…
Sitting Bull
A Hunkpapa Lakota Sioux holy man who led his people as a trib…
George Custer
Colonel of the 7th Calvery who was sent to subdue the Sioux w…
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World War II - Mr. Lamm - Academic American History 1
Totalitarianism
Benito Mussolini
Adolf Hitler
Joseph Stalin
...
...
...
...
Totalitarianism
...
Benito Mussolini
...
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Academic Challenge American Literature
What American poet penned the collecti…
What American poet penned the collecti…
What American poet penned the collecti…
Simon Legree is the primary antagonist…
(Carl) Sandburg
(Robert) Frost
(Walt) Whitman
Uncle Tom's Cabin
What American poet penned the collecti…
(Carl) Sandburg
What American poet penned the collecti…
(Robert) Frost
13 terms
Native American Academic Literature
Oral Tradition
Poetry
Prose
Stanza
Literature that passes by word of mouth from one generation t…
an arrangement of lines in which form and content combine to…
ordinary form of spoken and written language--that is, it is…
A group of lines in a poem
Oral Tradition
Literature that passes by word of mouth from one generation t…
Poetry
an arrangement of lines in which form and content combine to…
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Academic Vocabulary - "Native Americans"
assume
conflict
conflict
diverse
to believe something is true despite not knowing all the fact…
a disagreement, noun
to disagree, differ, or say or do the opposite of, verb
made up of people or items that are not alike, adjective
assume
to believe something is true despite not knowing all the fact…
conflict
a disagreement, noun
29 terms
American History
Macon's Bill Number 2
What are War Hawks?
The War of 1812
The Hartfod Convention
which became law in the United States on May 14, 1810, was in…
A new Congress convened in 1811. Like the previous Congress,…
The War of 1812 was a military conflict, lasting for two and…
The Hartford Convention was a series of meetings from Decembe…
Macon's Bill Number 2
which became law in the United States on May 14, 1810, was in…
What are War Hawks?
A new Congress convened in 1811. Like the previous Congress,…
12 terms
Academic Team: American Plays
Our Town
Long Day's Journey Into Night
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
A Streetcar Named Desire
(Thornton Wilder, 1938). A sentimental story that takes place…
(Eugene O'Neill, 1956). O'Neill wrote it fifteen years earlie…
(Edward Albee, 1962). The author Virginia Woolf has little to…
(Tennessee Williams, 1947). Blanche DuBois and Stanley Kowals…
Our Town
(Thornton Wilder, 1938). A sentimental story that takes place…
Long Day's Journey Into Night
(Eugene O'Neill, 1956). O'Neill wrote it fifteen years earlie…
47 terms
Academic Challenge American Literature
What American poet penned the collecti…
What American poet penned the collecti…
What American poet penned the collecti…
Simon Legree is the primary antagonist…
(Carl) Sandburg
(Robert) Frost
(Walt) Whitman
Uncle Tom's Cabin
What American poet penned the collecti…
(Carl) Sandburg
What American poet penned the collecti…
(Robert) Frost
14 terms
American Literature: Academic Vocabulary
adequate
apparent
confine
conflict
enough to meet a need; sufficient
obvious; seeming, especially without deeper examination
to keep within bounds; limit
to be in opposition; differ; a disagreement or battle
adequate
enough to meet a need; sufficient
apparent
obvious; seeming, especially without deeper examination
29 terms
Early American History-American Revolution
Triangular Trade/Colombian Exchange
Mercantilism
Proclamation of 1763
French and Indian War (1754-1763)
widespread exchange of animals, plants, culture, people (slav…
economic policy based on the idea that the American colonies…
British announced that the land won during the French & India…
Began over competing interest in the Ohio Valley; conflict be…
Triangular Trade/Colombian Exchange
widespread exchange of animals, plants, culture, people (slav…
Mercantilism
economic policy based on the idea that the American colonies…
8 terms
American Literature - Academic Vocabulary - Set 2
credo
paternity
infantile
vulgar
a set of beliefs
fatherhood; descent from father's ancestors
childish
lacking refinement or taste; crude
credo
a set of beliefs
paternity
fatherhood; descent from father's ancestors
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Academic Team: American Composers
George Gershwin
Aaron Copland
Leonard Bernstein
Arnold Schoenberg
(1898-1937) music blended classical traditions and genres wit…
(1900-1990) was one of a litany of American composers who stu…
(1918-1990) was a prolific composer and conductor who gave nu…
(1874-1951) was an Austrian composer who emigrated to the U.S…
George Gershwin
(1898-1937) music blended classical traditions and genres wit…
Aaron Copland
(1900-1990) was one of a litany of American composers who stu…
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Academic American Government Midterm
Social Contract (definition)
Judicial Branch (what does it do?)
Executive Branch (what does it do?)
Legislative Branch (what does it do?)
citizens agree to follow laws in exchange for protection
interprets laws
enforces laws
makes laws
Social Contract (definition)
citizens agree to follow laws in exchange for protection
Judicial Branch (what does it do?)
interprets laws
46 terms
World History Academic Vocabulary
route
adapt
sacred
develop
a marked way of travel
to change for the better
holy or special to a religious group
to make or create
route
a marked way of travel
adapt
to change for the better
12 terms
History Academic Vocabulary
economics
politics
social
religious
Relating to Money. Specifically to the production, distributi…
The way that individuals decide who controls and manages thei…
Dealing with human society, especially as a body divided into…
Relating to a set of beliefs concerning the origin and purpos…
economics
Relating to Money. Specifically to the production, distributi…
politics
The way that individuals decide who controls and manages thei…
13 terms
American History
Constitution
Declaration of Independence
Paul Revere
Benjamin Franklin
The supreme law of the land. Our founding document with 7 art…
The statement adopted by the Continental Congress meeting at…
an American silversmith, engraver, early industrialist, and a…
was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. Frankli…
Constitution
The supreme law of the land. Our founding document with 7 art…
Declaration of Independence
The statement adopted by the Continental Congress meeting at…
13 terms
Academic Vocabulary: American Revolution
Boycott-
First Continental Congress-
Minutemen-
Redcoats-
...
...
...
...
Boycott-
...
First Continental Congress-
...
15 terms
History Academic Vocabulary
argument
accurate
conclude
draw a conclusion
A statement put forth and supported by evidence.
correct in all details; exact.
to finish; to bring something to an end; to decide after care…
come up with a reasonable ending based off the information pr…
argument
A statement put forth and supported by evidence.
accurate
correct in all details; exact.
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Academic Language for History Classes
analyze
evaluate
classify
sequence
To examine carefully by separating into parts and studying ho…
To carefully judge the value or character of something; discu…
To arrange (a group of people, places, events, things) in cla…
To put things in the order in which they happen or should hap…
analyze
To examine carefully by separating into parts and studying ho…
evaluate
To carefully judge the value or character of something; discu…
98 terms
Academic American Gov. - Final
social contract
judicial branch
executive branch
legislative branch
agreement that we will follow the laws for protection (is the…
(Supreme Court - 9 people) serve for life - determine laws co…
(president, VP, 14 Cabinet members) veto laws - nominate supr…
(Congress - Senate, HOR) create laws
social contract
agreement that we will follow the laws for protection (is the…
judicial branch
(Supreme Court - 9 people) serve for life - determine laws co…
9 terms
American Literature - Spring 2016 - Academic Vocabulary - Set 1
camaraderie
manifestos
Iconoclastic
Monographically
(n.) Friendship
(n.) Aided in the dissemination of the movement's aesthetics…
(adj.) attacking or seeking to overthrow popular or tradition…
(adv.) A scholarly piece of writing of essay or book length o…
camaraderie
(n.) Friendship
manifestos
(n.) Aided in the dissemination of the movement's aesthetics…
40 terms
Academic American Government - Economics
Economics
Macroeconomics
The Black Market
Market System
The study of how people satisfy their needs and wants through…
the performance, structure, behavior and decision making of t…
...
~Capitalism; main goal is to make Profit; America is a Market…
Economics
The study of how people satisfy their needs and wants through…
Macroeconomics
the performance, structure, behavior and decision making of t…
47 terms
Academic Challenge American Literature
What American poet penned the collecti…
What American poet penned the collecti…
What American poet penned the collecti…
Simon Legree is the primary antagonist…
(Carl) Sandburg
(Robert) Frost
(Walt) Whitman
Uncle Tom's Cabin
What American poet penned the collecti…
(Carl) Sandburg
What American poet penned the collecti…
(Robert) Frost
31 terms
Academic American Government
Republican Party
Democrat Party
Libertarian Party
Green Party
Conservative on social issues
Liberal on social issues
strong individual responsibility
equality, respect for diversity.
Republican Party
Conservative on social issues
Democrat Party
Liberal on social issues
16 terms
American Literature Academic Vocabulary
Irony
Juxtoposition
Oxymoron
Allusion
The use of words to convey a meaning that is the opposite of…
Two or more ideas, places, characters and their actions are p…
A figure of speech by which a locution produces an incongruou…
A passing or casual reference; an incidental mention of somet…
Irony
The use of words to convey a meaning that is the opposite of…
Juxtoposition
Two or more ideas, places, characters and their actions are p…
36 terms
American Expansionism Academic Vocabulary
Imperialism
Northwest Ordinance of 1787
"Trail of Tears"
Reservation System
The policy of extending the rule or authority of an empire or…
Outlined the process for admitting a new state to the Union,…
The relocation of the Cherokee, Chickasaw, Creek, Seminole, a…
A tract of public land set apart for a special purpose, as fo…
Imperialism
The policy of extending the rule or authority of an empire or…
Northwest Ordinance of 1787
Outlined the process for admitting a new state to the Union,…
5 terms
US History Academic Vocabulary
anti-Semitism
appeasement
arms race
assimilation
hostility to or prejudice against Jews
the action or process of appeasing, to pacify or placate
a competition between nations for superiority in the developm…
process by which a person or persons acquire the social and p…
anti-Semitism
hostility to or prejudice against Jews
appeasement
the action or process of appeasing, to pacify or placate
9 terms
American History Chapter 25
Contract with America
Whitewater Affair
Apartheid
Economic Sanction
Pledge, made by Republican candidates in the 1994 election ca…
Charges that President Clinton had engaged in improper busine…
South Africa's systematic separation of the white and black r…
Trade restrictions and other economic measures intended to pu…
Contract with America
Pledge, made by Republican candidates in the 1994 election ca…
Whitewater Affair
Charges that President Clinton had engaged in improper busine…
10 terms
Academic Vocabulary/American Revolution Terms
Boycott
Ratify
Declaration
Patriot
to refuse to buy, use, or participate in something as a way o…
to approve
a statement to get a point across
American colonists who fought for independence from Great Bri…
Boycott
to refuse to buy, use, or participate in something as a way o…
Ratify
to approve
34 terms
US History Academic Vocabulary
constitution
bicameral
republic
petition
A plan of government
A two-house legislature
A government in which citizens rule through elected represent…
To make a formal written request
constitution
A plan of government
bicameral
A two-house legislature
40 terms
American History Unit 3
precedent
cabinet
national debt
bond
tradition
the president's group of advisors
the amount of money a national government owes to other gover…
a note issued by the government, which promises to pay off a…
precedent
tradition
cabinet
the president's group of advisors
49 terms
Academic Bowl: History Bee
John Adams
William Henry Harrison
Assassinated presidents
Impeached presidents
First to live in White House
First to die in office and shortest term of service
Lincoln, Garfield, McKinley and JFK
Andrew Johnson and Bill Clinton
John Adams
First to live in White House
William Henry Harrison
First to die in office and shortest term of service
36 terms
World History: Academic Words
acquire
affect
agreement
aspect
to get
to change or influence
a decision reached by two or more people
part
acquire
to get
affect
to change or influence
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American History
mayflower compact
the fundamental order of connecticut
puritans
quakers
framework for the self-government of the plymouth colony sign…
americas first written constitution
english protestants who believed in strict religious discipli…
pacifists who opposed slavery and favored decent treatment of…
mayflower compact
framework for the self-government of the plymouth colony sign…
the fundamental order of connecticut
americas first written constitution
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American History Chapter 5
Morrill Land Grant Act
Homestead Act
Reservation
Dawes Act
1862 law in which the federal government distributed millions…
1862 law that offered 160 acres of western land to settlers
Area that the federal government set aside for Native America…
1887 law that divided Native American land into private famil…
Morrill Land Grant Act
1862 law in which the federal government distributed millions…
Homestead Act
1862 law that offered 160 acres of western land to settlers
57 terms
American History Unit 4
majority
plurality
spoils system
caucus
more than half
the largest single share of votes
replacing government employees with the winner's supporters
presidential candidates are chosen by Congress
majority
more than half
plurality
the largest single share of votes
49 terms
Academic Bowl: History Bee
John Adams
William Henry Harrison
Assassinated presidents
Impeached presidents
First to live in White House
First to die in office and shortest term of service
Lincoln, Garfield, McKinley and JFK
Andrew Johnson and Bill Clinton
John Adams
First to live in White House
William Henry Harrison
First to die in office and shortest term of service
28 terms
Oklahoma History Academic Vocabulary
Archaic Indians
Cattle industry
Cultural perspectives
Dawes Commission
- the earliest settlers of Oklahoma, usually small bands or f…
the process of raising, transporting, and selling of cattle
The complex set of meanings, attitudes, values, and ideas bel…
created by the Dawes Act, dissolved tribal ownership of land…
Archaic Indians
- the earliest settlers of Oklahoma, usually small bands or f…
Cattle industry
the process of raising, transporting, and selling of cattle
8 terms
American Literature - Spring 2016 - Academic Language - Set 12
corporeal
inexorable
self-effacement
abjection
having to do with the body
inflexible; unyielding
modesty; humility
A state of misery and degradation
corporeal
having to do with the body
inexorable
inflexible; unyielding
43 terms
Academic Decathlon History
Adibasi/Adivasi
Ahimsa
Aligarh Movement
Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar
Original inhabitants; used to describe India's tribal populat…
Term meaning nonviolence.
Movement fouded by Sir Sayyid Ahmed Khan to prove Muslim loya…
Most important leader of India's untouchables. Was a lawyer a…
Adibasi/Adivasi
Original inhabitants; used to describe India's tribal populat…
Ahimsa
Term meaning nonviolence.
10 terms
American History Chapter 22
Silent Majority
Detente
Deficit Spending
Watergate Scandal
Term used by President Nixon to describe Americans who disapp…
A relaxation in political tensions between nations
Government spending of borrowed money
Scandal involving illegal activities that led ultimately to t…
Silent Majority
Term used by President Nixon to describe Americans who disapp…
Detente
A relaxation in political tensions between nations
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