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American History Chapter 6
Gilded Age
Segregation
Alien
Tenement
1870s - 1890s; time period looked good on the outside, despit…
Forced separation
A noncitizen
A building in which several families rent rooms or apartments…
Gilded Age
1870s - 1890s; time period looked good on the outside, despit…
Segregation
Forced separation
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AMERICAN HISTORY - CHAPTER 6
Common Sense
result of winning Civil War
Canadian involvement
Treaty of Paris
one of the most influential political pamphlet written by Tho…
U.S. received lands between Appalachians and Mississippi River
Americans expected Canadians to join their war efforts agains…
this document was signed on September 3, 1783 and officially…
Common Sense
one of the most influential political pamphlet written by Tho…
result of winning Civil War
U.S. received lands between Appalachians and Mississippi River
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American History Chapter 6!!
nativism
utopia
romanticism
transcendentalism
A policy of favoring native-born individuals over foreign-bor…
A perfect place
19th-century western European artistic and literary movement;…
A philosophy pioneered by Ralph Waldo Emerson in the 1830's a…
nativism
A policy of favoring native-born individuals over foreign-bor…
utopia
A perfect place
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American History Chapter 6
Edwin L. Drake
Bessemer Process
Thomas Alva Edison
Alexander Graham Bell
successfully used a steam engine to drill for oil near Titusv…
a cheap and efficient process for making steel, developed aro…
established the world's first research laboratory, perfected…
invented the telephone with Thomas Watson
Edwin L. Drake
successfully used a steam engine to drill for oil near Titusv…
Bessemer Process
a cheap and efficient process for making steel, developed aro…
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Hon. American History, Chapter 6, A New Industrial Age
Edwin L. Drake
Bessemer Process
Thomas Alva Edison
Christopher Sholes
He successfully used a steam engine to drill for oil near Tit…
Developed by Henry Bessemer and William Kelley around 1850, t…
In 1876, he became a pioneer on the new industrial frontier w…
He invented the typewriter in 1867.
Edwin L. Drake
He successfully used a steam engine to drill for oil near Tit…
Bessemer Process
Developed by Henry Bessemer and William Kelley around 1850, t…
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American History I - chapter 6
Judiciary Act of 1789
Alexander Hamilton
cabinet
Bank of the United States
law that set up the federal court system
An early Federalist leader and first secretary of the treasur…
leaders of the executive department who serve as the advisers…
a national bank funded by the federal government and wealthy…
Judiciary Act of 1789
law that set up the federal court system
Alexander Hamilton
An early Federalist leader and first secretary of the treasur…
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American History-Chapter 6
Steel
Standardized Time Zones
Interstate Commerce Act
Industrial Consolidation & Trust
Made it possible to construct skyscrapers in the 1800s
Introduced in order to benefit railroad companies and train t…
Gave the right to supervise the railroad system to the Federa…
Reduced the competition, in the late 1800s
Steel
Made it possible to construct skyscrapers in the 1800s
Standardized Time Zones
Introduced in order to benefit railroad companies and train t…
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American History Chapter 6 & 7
vertical integration
horizontal consolidation
social darwinism
holding company
Up and down ... (example - you own chipotle and you have your ow…
to buy all of your competitors out
survival of the fittest
company set up to buy other companies (investor that is set u…
vertical integration
Up and down ... (example - you own chipotle and you have your ow…
horizontal consolidation
to buy all of your competitors out
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American History Chapter 6
Revenue:
Writ of Assistance:
Resolution
Effigy:
incoming money from taxes or other sources
a court document allowing customs officers to enter any locat…
: an official expression of opinion by a group
a mocking figure representing an unpopular individual
Revenue:
incoming money from taxes or other sources
Writ of Assistance:
a court document allowing customs officers to enter any locat…
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American History-Chapter 6
Factors leading to American Industrial…
Edwin L. Drake
(Henry) Bessemer Process
New uses for steel
Wealth of natural resources, government support for business,…
First to use a steam engine to drill for oil, making drilling…
A technique that removed carbon from iron to produce a lighte…
Railroads (biggest consumers), barbed wire, farming implement…
Factors leading to American Industrial…
Wealth of natural resources, government support for business,…
Edwin L. Drake
First to use a steam engine to drill for oil, making drilling…
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American History, Chapter 6
Virginia Plan
New Jersey Plan
Great (Connecticut) Compromise
3/5 Compromise
Called for representation in Congress to be based on populati…
Called for representation in Congress to be equal among state…
Created two house (bicameral) legislature where representatio…
3 out of 5 slaves would count towards population for represen…
Virginia Plan
Called for representation in Congress to be based on populati…
New Jersey Plan
Called for representation in Congress to be equal among state…
American history / Chapter 6
Treaty of Ghent
Battle of New Orleans
First 4 American Presidents
Raid on Baltimore
Ended the War of 1812
Made Andrew Jackson a national hero
1. George Washington... 2. John Adams... 3. Thomas Jefferson... 4. Jam…
British attack Fort McHenry throughout the night
Treaty of Ghent
Ended the War of 1812
Battle of New Orleans
Made Andrew Jackson a national hero
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American History Chapter 6 terms
Manifest Destiny
Oregon Trail
California Gold Rush
The Donner Party
The idea that America was providentially ordained to possess…
In 1843, Marcus Whitman, a missionary, led what came to be ca…
In 1848 an employee of John Sutter found gold in present-day…
A California Trail wagon train of eighty-one American pioneer…
Manifest Destiny
The idea that America was providentially ordained to possess…
Oregon Trail
In 1843, Marcus Whitman, a missionary, led what came to be ca…
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American History - Chapter 6
mercenary
recruit
transfer
previous
hired soldier
to enlist in the military
to move
earlier
mercenary
hired soldier
recruit
to enlist in the military
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AMERICAN HISTORY - CHAPTER 6
Common Sense
result of winning Civil War
Canadian involvement
Treaty of Paris
one of the most influential political pamphlet written by Tho…
U.S. received lands between Appalachians and Mississippi River
Americans expected Canadians to join their war efforts agains…
this document was signed on September 3, 1783 and officially…
Common Sense
one of the most influential political pamphlet written by Tho…
result of winning Civil War
U.S. received lands between Appalachians and Mississippi River
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American History - Chapter 6 Key Concepts/Vocabulary
Hamilton Plan
Tariff
Interest
Whiskey Tax
Proposed by Alexander Hamilton to help United States pay off…
A government tax on imports or exports
A sum paid or charged for the use of money or for borrowing m…
Part of the excise taxes, the whiskey tax added a tax on whis…
Hamilton Plan
Proposed by Alexander Hamilton to help United States pay off…
Tariff
A government tax on imports or exports
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Don't Know Much About American History: Chapter 6
persecute
expanse
resourcefulness
misfit
(v.) to treat cruelly or harshly because of political, religi…
(n.) a wide and open space or area as of surface or land or sky
(n.) the ability to deal with new situations or difficulties…
(n.) someone who is not suited for a situation or is unable t…
persecute
(v.) to treat cruelly or harshly because of political, religi…
expanse
(n.) a wide and open space or area as of surface or land or sky
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American History - Chapter 6
Judiciary Act of 1789
Alexander Hamilton
cabinet
Bank of the United States
law that set up the federal court system
An early Federalist leader and first secretary of the treasur…
leaders of the executive department who serve as the advisers…
a national bank funded by the federal government and wealthy…
Judiciary Act of 1789
law that set up the federal court system
Alexander Hamilton
An early Federalist leader and first secretary of the treasur…
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American History Chapter 6
Olive Branch Petition
Loyalists
Battle of Bunker Hill
refugees
Written document sent to Britain by Congress to try to patch…
American colonists who remained loyal to the British
First major battle of the Revolution
People who flee their homes to seek refuge from war, persecut…
Olive Branch Petition
Written document sent to Britain by Congress to try to patch…
Loyalists
American colonists who remained loyal to the British
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American History chapter 6
judicial Act of 1789
Alexander Hamilton
Cabinet
Bank of the United States
This provided for a Supreme Court consisting of a chief justi…
Secretary of Treasury ... 1757-1804
A group of advisers to the president.
would issue paper money and handle tax receipt and other gove…
judicial Act of 1789
This provided for a Supreme Court consisting of a chief justi…
Alexander Hamilton
Secretary of Treasury ... 1757-1804
American history / Chapter 6
Treaty of Ghent
Battle of New Orleans
First 4 American Presidents
Raid on Baltimore
Ended the War of 1812
Made Andrew Jackson a national hero
1. George Washington... 2. John Adams... 3. Thomas Jefferson... 4. Jam…
British attack Fort McHenry throughout the night
Treaty of Ghent
Ended the War of 1812
Battle of New Orleans
Made Andrew Jackson a national hero
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American History Chapter 6
Seventeenth Amendment
Sixteenth Amendment
Nineteenth Amendment
Theodore Roosevelt
Provided the U.S. senators
Made it legal for the federal government to tax the income of…
Guarenteed women the right to vote.
Established five new national parks and 51 wildlife reservati…
Seventeenth Amendment
Provided the U.S. senators
Sixteenth Amendment
Made it legal for the federal government to tax the income of…
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American History, Chapter 6
Cornwallis
Deborah Sampson
General William Howe
privateers
British commander at Yorktown
disguised as a man to fight
British General captured New York City and Philadelphia in 1777
merchant warships
Cornwallis
British commander at Yorktown
Deborah Sampson
disguised as a man to fight
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American History Chapter 6
A declaration of loyalty and a plead f…
A band of Vermonters led by Ethan Alle…
An army set in place by the Second Con…
A colonist who favored war against Bri…
Olive Branch Petition ... 1775
Green Mountain Boys
Continental Army
Patriot
A declaration of loyalty and a plead f…
Olive Branch Petition ... 1775
A band of Vermonters led by Ethan Alle…
Green Mountain Boys
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A Beka American Government Chapter 6-A
II
electoral college
12th
23rd
Article _________ - the article of the Constitution that disc…
the collective electors from all states who chose the Preside…
_________ Amendment - provided for separate ballots for Presi…
_________ Amendment - granted the District of Columbia three…
II
Article _________ - the article of the Constitution that disc…
electoral college
the collective electors from all states who chose the Preside…
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Chapter 6 American History
Patents
Transcontinental Railroad
Bessemer Process
Mass Production
A license that gives an inventor the exclusive right to make…
Railway extending from coast to coast.
A process fro making steel more efficiently patented in 1856
Production of goods in great amounts
Patents
A license that gives an inventor the exclusive right to make…
Transcontinental Railroad
Railway extending from coast to coast.
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American History Chapter 6
Edwin L. Drake
Bessemer process
Thomas Alva Edison
Christopher Sholes
In 1859, he successfully used a steam engine to drill for oil…
Developed independently by the British manufacturer Henry Bes…
In 1876, he became a pioneer on the new industrial frontier w…
Invented the typewriter in 1867 and change the world of work
Edwin L. Drake
In 1859, he successfully used a steam engine to drill for oil…
Bessemer process
Developed independently by the British manufacturer Henry Bes…
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American History Chapter 6
federal system
impeach
veto
executive orders
a system that divided powers between the states and the feder…
to bring charges against a public official
to cancel a law
nonlegislative directives issued by the U.S. president in cer…
federal system
a system that divided powers between the states and the feder…
impeach
to bring charges against a public official
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US History: Chapter 6- The American Revolution
mercenary
recruit
inflation
desert
hired soldier
to enlist in the military
when it takes more and more money to buy the same amount of g…
to leave without permission or intent to come back
mercenary
hired soldier
recruit
to enlist in the military
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Chapter 6 American History
Coercive Acts
Thomas Gage
Intolerable Acts
Continental Congress
Acts intended to punish and subjugate the troublesome colony
Military governor sent to replace Thomas Hutchinson
The nickname the colonists gave to the coercive acts due to t…
A meeting in place of the dismissed House of Burgesses
Coercive Acts
Acts intended to punish and subjugate the troublesome colony
Thomas Gage
Military governor sent to replace Thomas Hutchinson
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U.S. History: Chapter 6: The American Revolution
disarm
militia
resign
petition
Giving up military weapons
A group of civilians trained to fight in emergencies
an act of giving up a job or position
A formal request.
disarm
Giving up military weapons
militia
A group of civilians trained to fight in emergencies
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American History Chapter 6 Vocabulary
King George III
Quartering Act
Sugar Act
Stamp Act
British monarch who reigned during the American Revolution.
Act requiring the colonists to quarter, or house, British sol…
Law placing a tax on sugar, molasses, and other products ship…
Law requiring all legal and commercial documents to carry an…
King George III
British monarch who reigned during the American Revolution.
Quartering Act
Act requiring the colonists to quarter, or house, British sol…
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American History Chapter 6 Vocabulary
Nativism
Utopia
Romanticism
Charles Grandison Finney
Hostility towards immigrants.
an imagined place or state of things in which everything is p…
Also known as the Romantic Era, A move that began in Europe i…
The basic message of the second Great Awakening was that indi…
Nativism
Hostility towards immigrants.
Utopia
an imagined place or state of things in which everything is p…
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Chapter 6 Vocabulary American History
Bernardo de Galvez
Charles Cornwallis
Richard Henry Lee
Alliance
Spanish military leader who secretly supplied money and arms…
Commander of British forces at the Battle of Yorktown
Leader of the American Revolution who proposed the Virginia R…
Agreement between two or more countries to aid and support on…
Bernardo de Galvez
Spanish military leader who secretly supplied money and arms…
Charles Cornwallis
Commander of British forces at the Battle of Yorktown
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American History Chapter 6
Ethan Allen
John Hancock
Patrick Henry
William Dawes
Leader of the Green Mountain boys
elected President of the Second Continental Congress
patriot who made the famous statement "I know not what course…
one of the men who rode through the night to warn his country…
Ethan Allen
Leader of the Green Mountain boys
John Hancock
elected President of the Second Continental Congress
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American History Chapter 6 People
Thomas Jefferson
William Dawes
Patrick Henry
Thomas Paine
He was the author of the Declaration of Independence.
He helped Paul Revere alert the countryside that the British…
He was a member of the Virginia House of Burgesses who spoke…
He is often referred to as the "Penman of the Revolution" bec…
Thomas Jefferson
He was the author of the Declaration of Independence.
William Dawes
He helped Paul Revere alert the countryside that the British…
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US History: Chapter 6- The American Revolution
mercenary
recruit
inflation
desert
hired soldier
to enlist in the military
when it takes more and more money to buy the same amount of g…
to leave without permission or intent to come back
mercenary
hired soldier
recruit
to enlist in the military
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American History Chapter 6
Sons of Liberty (image)
Sons of Liberty
Samuel Adams (image)
Samuel Adams
Group of colonists forming a secret society to oppose British…
Part of the Massachusetts legislature... He was mad about the St…
Sons of Liberty (image)
Sons of Liberty
Group of colonists forming a secret society to oppose British…
American History 1 - Chapter 6 Vocabulary
cabinet
Judiciary Act of 1789
strict construction
loose construction
Group of advisors that heads the executive branch of government
Legislation passed by Congress that created the federal court…
A way of interpreting the Constitution that allows the federa…
A way of interpreting the Constitution that agrees with the f…
cabinet
Group of advisors that heads the executive branch of government
Judiciary Act of 1789
Legislation passed by Congress that created the federal court…
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Chapter 6 A New Industrial Age 11th grade American History
Edwin L. Drake
Eugene V. Debs
Christopher Sholes
John D. Rockefeller
First successfully to use a steam engine to remove oil from b…
Ran the American Railway Union and later ran for President se…
invented the typewriter
Created Trusts and was criticized as a robber baron while ser…
Edwin L. Drake
First successfully to use a steam engine to remove oil from b…
Eugene V. Debs
Ran the American Railway Union and later ran for President se…
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American History Chapter 6
Why did patriot leaders favor a defens…
Saratoga
The Battle of Trenton
Great Britian
Defensive wars require less resources, men and materials, tha…
Winning this battle was important because it convinced Europe…
Winning this battle was important because many of the soldier…
What country did the colonies declare independence from?
Why did patriot leaders favor a defens…
Defensive wars require less resources, men and materials, tha…
Saratoga
Winning this battle was important because it convinced Europe…
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chapter 6 American History
Muckrakers
The NAACP and ADL
Lochner v. New York
Muller v. Oregon
Exposed the filth of society.
Fought against injustices and inequality.
Refused to uphold the law establishing a 10 hour workday.
Upheld the law establishing a 10 hour workday to protect wome…
Muckrakers
Exposed the filth of society.
The NAACP and ADL
Fought against injustices and inequality.
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American History Chapter 6
cash crop
Farmers' Alliance
Civil Rights Act of 1875
reservation
crop grown for sale
network of farmers' organizations that worked for political a…
law that banned discrimination in public facilities and trans…
public lands where Native Americans were forced to live by th…
cash crop
crop grown for sale
Farmers' Alliance
network of farmers' organizations that worked for political a…
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Jinks US History: Chapter 6- The American Revolution
mercenary
recruit
inflation
desert
hired soldier
to enlist in the military
when it takes more and more money to buy the same amount of g…
to leave without permission or intent to come back
mercenary
hired soldier
recruit
to enlist in the military
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American History (Chapter 6)
Robert Morris
Alexander Hamilton
Northwest Ordinance
Shay's Rebellion
Closest thing to an executive leader of the Confederation. De…
A founding father of the United States, promoters of the U.S.…
The ordinance created the Northwest Territory, the first orga…
A series of protests in 1786 and 1787 by American farmers aga…
Robert Morris
Closest thing to an executive leader of the Confederation. De…
Alexander Hamilton
A founding father of the United States, promoters of the U.S.…
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Chapter 6 (American history)
Edwin L. Drake
Bessemer process
Thomas Edison
Christopher Sholes
First to successfully drill for oil in 1859
A cheap and effective process for making steel
Invented the incandescent light bulb and invented an entire e…
Invented the typewriter in 1867
Edwin L. Drake
First to successfully drill for oil in 1859
Bessemer process
A cheap and effective process for making steel
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American History: Chapter 6
civilian
alliance
Richard Henry Lee
resolution
people not in the military
a formal agreement between two powers to work together toward…
introduced "resolution" to congress
formal statement of opinion
civilian
people not in the military
alliance
a formal agreement between two powers to work together toward…
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Jinks US History: Chapter 6- The American Revolution
mercenary
recruit
inflation
desert
hired soldier
to enlist in the military
when it takes more and more money to buy the same amount of g…
to leave without permission or intent to come back
mercenary
hired soldier
recruit
to enlist in the military
28 terms
American History Chapter 6
administration
precedent
Cabinet
tariffs
staff of the executive branch
an act or statement that becomes an example, rule, or traditi…
group of senior officials appointed by the President that hea…
tax on imported goods
administration
staff of the executive branch
precedent
an act or statement that becomes an example, rule, or traditi…
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American History chapter 6
Neutral
Mercanary
Nathan Hale
William Howe
Not taking a side in the conflict.
hired soldiers
A patriot spy that disguised himself as a dutch school teache…
British commander that led 32,00 troops across the atlantic t…
Neutral
Not taking a side in the conflict.
Mercanary
hired soldiers
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