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America History of our Nation
civil service
primary
recall
initiative
system that includes most government jobs, except elected pos…
an election in which voters, rather than party leaders, choos…
a process by which people may vote to remove an elected offic…
a process that allows voters to put a bill before state legis…
civil service
system that includes most government jobs, except elected pos…
primary
an election in which voters, rather than party leaders, choos…
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"America: History of Our Nation"
United States Regions
Rhode Island Counties
Preamble
Grievance
Northeast, Souheast, Southwest, Midwest, and West
Washington, Kent, Providence, Bristol, and Newport Counties
An introduction
A formal complaint
United States Regions
Northeast, Souheast, Southwest, Midwest, and West
Rhode Island Counties
Washington, Kent, Providence, Bristol, and Newport Counties
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America History of Our Nation
John Calhoun
Henry Clay
Daniel Webster
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Senator who was against the compromise. Died from illness.
Wrote the Missouri compromise and named the great compromiser…
Massachusetts Senator who supported clay's proposals and call…
a Northerner who published "Uncle Tom's Cabin" novel
John Calhoun
Senator who was against the compromise. Died from illness.
Henry Clay
Wrote the Missouri compromise and named the great compromiser…
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America History of Our Nation
Republican Party
Precedent
Alien and sedition act
French Revolution
The political faction that believed in strict interpretation…
And example to be followed by others in the future.
Laws passed by Adams term to limit the freedom of immigrants.
This war began in 1789 when revolutionaries rebelled against…
Republican Party
The political faction that believed in strict interpretation…
Precedent
And example to be followed by others in the future.
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America: History of our nation
Continental Congress
States
Last Ordinance of 1785
Northwest Ordinance of 1787
First organized constitution of in independent America
had most of the power under the Articles of Confederation
a system for land scales and settlements. Surveyors were to d…
it guaranteed basic rights for settlers and banned slavery th…
Continental Congress
First organized constitution of in independent America
States
had most of the power under the Articles of Confederation
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AMERICA- History of Our Nation
What did Parliament do in 1215?
What is the Magna Carta?
How did the Magna Carta limit the mona…
What is the Great Council?
they forced King John to sign the Magna Carta
the 1st document to limit an English ruler's power
It made it so they could not change taxes without the consent…
a two-house legislature that became a part of Parliament
What did Parliament do in 1215?
they forced King John to sign the Magna Carta
What is the Magna Carta?
the 1st document to limit an English ruler's power
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America- History of our Nation- Chapter 18
Industry grew because
Black gold
Edison "invention factory"
"Communications Revolution"
1.more natural resources... 2.government policies ... 3. Bessemer p…
Dark oil
where Edison invented the light bulb and other inventions
telegraph then telephone
Industry grew because
1.more natural resources... 2.government policies ... 3. Bessemer p…
Black gold
Dark oil
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America: History of our Nation Chapter 1 Vocabulary
Glacier
Surplus
Civilization
Culture
A thick sheet of ice
Extra
An advanced culture in which people have developed cities, sc…
A way of life
Glacier
A thick sheet of ice
Surplus
Extra
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Chapter 6 America: History of Our Nation
Preamble
Grievance
Resolution
Mercenary
An introduction
A formal complaint
A formal statement of opinion
A soldier who serves another country for money
Preamble
An introduction
Grievance
A formal complaint
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Chapter 3 vocab: America History of our nation
charter
John Smith
representative government
pilgrims
is a document issued by a government that grants specific rig…
A ships captain that took control of the Jamestown colony and…
the form of government in which voters elect people to make l…
is a person who takes a religious journey
charter
is a document issued by a government that grants specific rig…
John Smith
A ships captain that took control of the Jamestown colony and…
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Chapter 6 America: History of Our Nation
Preamble
Grievance
Resolution
Mercenary
An introduction
A formal complaint
A formal statement of opinion
A soldier who serves another country for money
Preamble
An introduction
Grievance
A formal complaint
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America: History of Our Nation Chapter 6
Preamble
Grievance
Resolution
Mercenary
An introduction
A formal complaint
A formal statement of opinion
A soldier who serves another country for money
Preamble
An introduction
Grievance
A formal complaint
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America: History of Our Nation Chapter 2
Accidentally discovered America, An It…
Set out to find an Atlantic Pacific Pa…
To sail around the world
Soldier-Adventurer
Christopher Columbus
Ferdinand Magellan
Circumnavigate
Conquistador
Accidentally discovered America, An It…
Christopher Columbus
Set out to find an Atlantic Pacific Pa…
Ferdinand Magellan
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Chapter 6 America: History of Our Nation
Preamble
Grievance
Resolution
Mercenary
An introduction
A formal complaint
A formal statement of opinion
A soldier who serves another country for money
Preamble
An introduction
Grievance
A formal complaint
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America: History of Our Nation Chapter 9
Thomas Jefferson
Aaron Burr
John Marshall
judicial review
3rd President of the United States of America
Thomas Jefferson's running mate
Chief Justice of the Supreme Court
the authority of the Supreme Court to strike down unconstitut…
Thomas Jefferson
3rd President of the United States of America
Aaron Burr
Thomas Jefferson's running mate
America History of Our Nation - Vocabulary
Glacier
Mayas
Age of Exploration
Henry Cabot
a think sheet of ice
...
...
...
Glacier
a think sheet of ice
Mayas
...
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The American Revolution & Nation Building in America
Why have the results of the French and…
Why did the colonists in America resis…
What was the Boston Tea Party?
What were the major items in the Parli…
The French & Indian War was costly and the British gvt needed…
"No taxation without representation"... Their assemblies could o…
The Tea Act of of 1773 gave the British East India company a…
Parliament passed the Coercive Acts. It closed Port of Boston…
Why have the results of the French and…
The French & Indian War was costly and the British gvt needed…
Why did the colonists in America resis…
"No taxation without representation"... Their assemblies could o…
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Chapter 7 - America History of Our Nation
constitution
executive
economic depression
Daniel Shays
is a document stating the rules under which a government will…
the person who runs the government and sees that the laws are…
a period when business activity slows, prices and wages drop,…
In August 1786, a former Revolutionary War captain, led an up…
constitution
is a document stating the rules under which a government will…
executive
the person who runs the government and sees that the laws are…
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America: History of Our Nation Chapter 2
Accidentally discovered America, An It…
Set out to find an Atlantic Pacific Pa…
To sail around the world
Soldier-Adventurer
Christopher Columbus
Ferdinand Magellan
Circumnavigate
Conquistador
Accidentally discovered America, An It…
Christopher Columbus
Set out to find an Atlantic Pacific Pa…
Ferdinand Magellan
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IB HISTORY OF THE AMERICAS LATIN AMERICAN AND CANADIAN NATION BUILDING
How many constitutions were created in…
How many successful coups were there i…
United Provinces of Río de la Plata
Constitution of 1825
103
167
Name given to the territories that formed the viceroyalty of…
Argentinian constitution that provided for a strong, central…
How many constitutions were created in…
103
How many successful coups were there i…
167
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America History of Our Nation Chapter 13
frontier
land grant
ranchero
expansion
the land that forms the farthest extent of a nation's settled…
government gifts of land
owners of ranches
extending the nation beyond its existing borders
frontier
the land that forms the farthest extent of a nation's settled…
land grant
government gifts of land
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Chapter 21 AMERICAN history of our nation
Militarism
Nationalism
Trench warfare
Stalemate
the military is highly honored
Being proud of your nation or ethnic group
opposing troops fight from trenches facing each other.
a situation where no one can win.
Militarism
the military is highly honored
Nationalism
Being proud of your nation or ethnic group
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Chapter 5 America: History of Our Nation Chapter 5
Militia
Alliance
Cede
Duty
A force made up of civilians trained as soldiers but not part…
An agreement between nations or groups to help each other aga…
To surrender
A tax on imported goods
Militia
A force made up of civilians trained as soldiers but not part…
Alliance
An agreement between nations or groups to help each other aga…
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America: History of Our Nation Chapter 14
popular sovereignty
secede
fugitive
Henry Clay
meant that people in the territory or state would vote direct…
to withdraw
runaway enslaved people
Senator of Kentucky who had a plan for the crisis
popular sovereignty
meant that people in the territory or state would vote direct…
secede
to withdraw
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America: History of our Nation Chapter 7
Constitution
Constitutional Convention
Ratification
Shays Rebellion
The framework for our current representative form of governme…
The meeting of state delegates in 1787 in Philadelphia called…
making something valid by formally ratifying or confirming it
This uprising in Massachusetts, led by Daniel Shays, was a vi…
Constitution
The framework for our current representative form of governme…
Constitutional Convention
The meeting of state delegates in 1787 in Philadelphia called…
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America History of Our Nation Chapter 18
patent
Thomas Edison
Alexander Graham Bell
Henry Ford
is a document giving someone the sole right to make and sell…
inventor of the light bulb.
inventor of the telephone.
an American manufacturer, made the automobile available to mi…
patent
is a document giving someone the sole right to make and sell…
Thomas Edison
inventor of the light bulb.
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America History of Our Nation Chapter 16
Abraham Lincoln
amnesty
freedman
John Wilkes Booth
16th President of the USA. Wanted to make it easy for the sou…
is a group pardon
enslaved, people who had been freed by the war
A Confederate sympathizer, who killed President Abraham Linco…
Abraham Lincoln
16th President of the USA. Wanted to make it easy for the sou…
amnesty
is a group pardon
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America: History of Our Nation Chapter 15
border state
neutral
martial law
blockade
slave states that did not secede
not favoring either side
the military is in charge and citizens' rights are suspended
military action to prevent traffic from coming into an area o…
border state
slave states that did not secede
neutral
not favoring either side
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America: History of Our Nation Chapter 6
Preamble
Grievance
Resolution
Mercenary
An introduction
A formal complaint
A formal statement of opinion
A soldier who serves another country for money
Preamble
An introduction
Grievance
A formal complaint
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America- History of Our Nation 21
Explain the meaning of "Speak softly a…
What was Taft's "Dollar Diplomacy" pol…
What is nationalism?
What is militarism?
Teddy Roosevelt; use diplomacy and if that doesn't work, use…
Invest a lot in Latin America so they could influence them; l…
pride in one's nation or ethnic group
Glorification of the military
Explain the meaning of "Speak softly a…
Teddy Roosevelt; use diplomacy and if that doesn't work, use…
What was Taft's "Dollar Diplomacy" pol…
Invest a lot in Latin America so they could influence them; l…
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America: History of Our Nation Chapter 2
Accidentally discovered America, A ... na…
Set out to find an Atlantic Pacific Pa…
To sail around the world
spanish Soldier-Adventurer
Christopher Columbus
Ferdinand Magellan
Circumnavigate
Conquistador
Accidentally discovered America, A ... na…
Christopher Columbus
Set out to find an Atlantic Pacific Pa…
Ferdinand Magellan
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America: History of Our Nation Chapter 9
Thomas Jefferson
Aaron Burr
John Marshall
judicial review
3rd President of the United States of America
Thomas Jefferson's running mate
Chief Justice of the Supreme Court
the authority of the Supreme Court to strike down unconstitut…
Thomas Jefferson
3rd President of the United States of America
Aaron Burr
Thomas Jefferson's running mate
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America: History of our Nation Chapter 1 Vocabulary
Glacier
Irrigation
Surplus
Civilization
A thick sheet of ice
A method to water crops by channeling water from streams
Extra
An advanced culture in which people have developed cities, sc…
Glacier
A thick sheet of ice
Irrigation
A method to water crops by channeling water from streams
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AMERICA: THE HISTORY OF OUR NATION CHAPTER 4 VOCABULARY
Legislature
Bill of Rights
Habeas Corpus
Freedom of Press
A group of nobles who have power to make laws.
A written list of freedoms that a government promises to prot…
Principle that a person cannot be held in prison without firs…
The right of journalists to publish the truth with out being…
Legislature
A group of nobles who have power to make laws.
Bill of Rights
A written list of freedoms that a government promises to prot…
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America: History of our Nation Chapter 7
Constitution
Constitutional Convention
Ratification
Shays Rebellion
The framework for our current representative form of governme…
The meeting of state delegates in 1787 in Philadelphia called…
making something valid by formally ratifying or confirming it
This uprising in Massachusetts, led by Daniel Shays, was a vi…
Constitution
The framework for our current representative form of governme…
Constitutional Convention
The meeting of state delegates in 1787 in Philadelphia called…
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America History of Our Nation Chapter 21
militarism
nationalism
stalemate
trench warfare
the glorification of the military.
pride in one's nation or ethnic group.
or deadlock
soldiers fire on one another from opposing lines of dugout tr…
militarism
the glorification of the military.
nationalism
pride in one's nation or ethnic group.
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America History of Our Nation Chapter 29
terrorism
counterterrorism
Osama Bin Landen
external
the use of violence, often against civilian targets, to force…
action taken against terrorism.
a wealthy Saudi Arabian who ran worldwide terrorist network c…
on or from the outside.
terrorism
the use of violence, often against civilian targets, to force…
counterterrorism
action taken against terrorism.
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America: History of Our Nation Chapter 6
Preamble
Grievance
Resolution
Mercenary
An introduction
A formal complaint
A formal statement of opinion
A soldier who serves another country for money
Preamble
An introduction
Grievance
A formal complaint
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America: History of our Nation Chapter 1 Vocabulary
Glacier
Irrigation
Surplus
Civilization
A thick sheet of ice
A method to water crops by channeling water from streams
Extra
An advanced culture in which people have developed cities, sc…
Glacier
A thick sheet of ice
Irrigation
A method to water crops by channeling water from streams
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America: History of our Nation- Chapter 8
inauguration
precedent
bond
spectacular
ceremony in which the President officially take the oath of o…
example to be followed by others in the future
certificate issued by a government for a certain amount of mo…
person who invests in a risky venture in the hope of making a…
inauguration
ceremony in which the President officially take the oath of o…
precedent
example to be followed by others in the future
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America: History of Our Nation Chapter 17
subsidy
reservation
open range
cattle drive
grants of land or money
land set aside for Native Americans to live on
unfenced land
the herding and moving herds of cattle over long distances
subsidy
grants of land or money
reservation
land set aside for Native Americans to live on
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America History of Our Nation Chapter 22
Warren Harding
Calvin Coolidge
disarmament
communism
Republican nominee for President, from Ohio. Promised to retu…
Vice-President under Harding. Became President as Harding die…
the reduction or limitation of military armaments.
is an economic and political system in which the state owns t…
Warren Harding
Republican nominee for President, from Ohio. Promised to retu…
Calvin Coolidge
Vice-President under Harding. Became President as Harding die…
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America: History of our Nation Chapter 16
Lincoln's 10 Percent plan
Amnesty
Wade-Davis Bill
Radical Republicans
1. 10% of the voters swore an oath of loyalty to the US... 2. Vo…
A group Pardon
1. 50% of the voters would have to sign a loyalty oath... 2. Any…
Republican supporters of a strict policy toward the South wit…
Lincoln's 10 Percent plan
1. 10% of the voters swore an oath of loyalty to the US... 2. Vo…
Amnesty
A group Pardon
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America: History of Our nation Chapter 5.1
George Washington
alliance
cede
militia
surveyor, and member of the Virginia militia.
An agreement between nations to work together for common inte…
To surrender
Civilians trained as soldiers but not part of the regular army
George Washington
surveyor, and member of the Virginia militia.
alliance
An agreement between nations to work together for common inte…
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AMERICA: History of Our Nation, Chapter 12
impulse
convert
eliminate
via
n. a sudden push or driving force
v. to change from one political party, religion, way of life,…
v. to get rid of
prep. by way of
impulse
n. a sudden push or driving force
convert
v. to change from one political party, religion, way of life,…
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America History of Our Nation Chapter 7 Review
Constitution
State Constitutions
Articles of Confederation
Limited Government
Document Stating the rules under which a government will oper…
Plan for each individual state's government. Creators made th…
Constitution Adopted in 1777 (weaknesses-no executive, no jud…
Provided a limited central government that took away power fr…
Constitution
Document Stating the rules under which a government will oper…
State Constitutions
Plan for each individual state's government. Creators made th…
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AMERICA: THE HISTORY OF OUR NATION CHAPTER 4 VOCABULARY
Legislature
Bill of Rights
Habeas Corpus
Freedom of Press
A group of nobles who have power to make laws.
A written list of freedoms that a government promises to prot…
Principle that a person cannot be held in prison without firs…
The right of journalists to publish the truth with out being…
Legislature
A group of nobles who have power to make laws.
Bill of Rights
A written list of freedoms that a government promises to prot…
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Chapter 3 vocab: America History of our nation
charter
John Smith
representative government
pilgrims
is a document issued by a government that grants specific rig…
A ships captain that took control of the Jamestown colony and…
the form of government in which voters elect people to make l…
is a person who takes a religious journey
charter
is a document issued by a government that grants specific rig…
John Smith
A ships captain that took control of the Jamestown colony and…
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Chapter 7 - America History of Our Nation
constitution
executive
economic depression
Daniel Shays
is a document stating the rules under which a government will…
the person who runs the government and sees that the laws are…
a period when business activity slows, prices and wages drop,…
In August 1786, a former Revolutionary War captain, led an up…
constitution
is a document stating the rules under which a government will…
executive
the person who runs the government and sees that the laws are…
26 terms
Prentice Hall: America History of Our Nation: Unit 2 Forming a New Nation -Chapter 6 The American Revolution
The defeat of the British at which bat…
What were the years of the American Re…
When did British troops drive American…
What battle Occured in December 1776 a…
Battle of Yorktown
1775-1781
August 1776
Battle of Trenton
The defeat of the British at which bat…
Battle of Yorktown
What were the years of the American Re…
1775-1781
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