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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…
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,…
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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…
14 terms
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
Manifest Destiny
GI Bill of Rights
Social Darwinism
Iroquois Confederation
- expand... - American virtue... - agrarian west... - irresistible... - c…
- Servicemen's Readjustment... - Act -1944... - mortgage \ ; $ inte…
- strength... - adaptation -> compatible... - Robber Barons (people…
- British... - Long houses
Manifest Destiny
- expand... - American virtue... - agrarian west... - irresistible... - c…
GI Bill of Rights
- Servicemen's Readjustment... - Act -1944... - mortgage \ ; $ inte…
American History
Divided new territory into free areas…
Pilgrims signed this to govern the Col…
The most common theory on how people c…
First President of the United States.
Missouri Compromise
Mayflower Compact
Land Bridge Theory
George Washington
Divided new territory into free areas…
Missouri Compromise
Pilgrims signed this to govern the Col…
Mayflower Compact
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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
16 terms
American history
The stamp acts
Battle of Lexington
Battle of Concord
Battle of bunker hill
1765: legal documents, wills, newspapers, certificates, playi…
1775: first shots of American war of independence fired here
After battle of Lexington. Americans win, British troops retr…
After battle of Concord. British win but suffer many casualti…
The stamp acts
1765: legal documents, wills, newspapers, certificates, playi…
Battle of Lexington
1775: first shots of American war of independence fired here
12 terms
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
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…
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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
American History / Chapter 7
John C. Calhoun
John Marshall
Monroe Doctrine
Missouri Compromise
Republican that proposed the 2nd National Bank and sponsored…
Chief Justice of the Supreme Court whose rulings helped estab…
Did Not allow European powers from settling in North or South…
the compromise did not allow slavery in the territories north…
John C. Calhoun
Republican that proposed the 2nd National Bank and sponsored…
John Marshall
Chief Justice of the Supreme Court whose rulings helped estab…
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American History Chapter 7
Ragtime
assimilate
Jim Crow
Lynching
Style of music consisting of melodies with shifting accents o…
Process by which people of one culture merge into and become…
System of laws that segregated public services by race, begin…
Illegal seizure and execution of a person by a mob
Ragtime
Style of music consisting of melodies with shifting accents o…
assimilate
Process by which people of one culture merge into and become…
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Chapter 14 American History
Axis Powers
Appeasement
Allies
Lend Lease Act
Alliance of Germany, Italy, and Japan during World War II.
Accepting demands in order to avoid conflict
Great Britain, Soviet Union, US and other nations
1941 law that authorized the President to provide aid to any…
Axis Powers
Alliance of Germany, Italy, and Japan during World War II.
Appeasement
Accepting demands in order to avoid conflict
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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
American History / Chapter 9
Manifest Destiny
Squatters
John Deere
Cyrus McCormick
Idea that God had given the continent to Americans and wanted…
Pioneers who settled on lands that they did not own
Designed a plow with sharp-edged steel blades in 1837
Patented a mechanical reaper in 1834
Manifest Destiny
Idea that God had given the continent to Americans and wanted…
Squatters
Pioneers who settled on lands that they did not own
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American History Chapter 21
Conscientious Objector
Pentagon Papers
Ho Chi Minh Trail
Saturation Bombing
Someone who opposes war on moral or religious grounds
Government study of the U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War,…
Supply route that carried troops and supplies from North Viet…
Dropping of a large concentration of bombs over a certain area
Conscientious Objector
Someone who opposes war on moral or religious grounds
Pentagon Papers
Government study of the U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War,…
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American History People I
Adolph Hitler
Aeschylus
Alexander the Great
Archduke Franz Ferdinand
German - leader of Nazi party
"Father of Greek Tragedy"... wrote "Orestia"
son of Philip of Macedonia... conquered most of known world
heir to Austrian throne... assasignation sparked WWI
Adolph Hitler
German - leader of Nazi party
Aeschylus
"Father of Greek Tragedy"... wrote "Orestia"
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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 Study Guide
Plymouth Colony
boycotts
indentured servants
slave
A colony established by the English Pilgrims, or Separatists,…
refusal to buy or sell goods, The colonists in America Boycot…
People who could not afford passage to the colonies could bec…
A system of enforced servitude in which some people are owned…
Plymouth Colony
A colony established by the English Pilgrims, or Separatists,…
boycotts
refusal to buy or sell goods, The colonists in America Boycot…
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American History 1 Review
Hohokam
Artifacts
Conquistadores
Kino
Native Ameriacans who lived in the Southwest from about 300 B…
products of primitive culture
Spain... Spanish 'conqueror' or soldier in the New World. They w…
set up missions in Arizona
Hohokam
Native Ameriacans who lived in the Southwest from about 300 B…
Artifacts
products of primitive culture
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American History Chapter 24 Vocabulary
Televangelism
Supply Side Economics
Strategic Defense Initiative
AIDS
Use by religious organizations of television, especially for…
Theory that tax reductions will increase investment and there…
President Reagan's proposed defense system against soviet mis…
A virus that killed many people starting in the early 1980s.
Televangelism
Use by religious organizations of television, especially for…
Supply Side Economics
Theory that tax reductions will increase investment and there…
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American History Review
Tariff of 1828/Tariff of Abominations
Nullification
Nat Turner's Rebellion
Abolition Movement
High tariff imposed by Congress which benefited the Industria…
The doctrine that a state can declare null and void a federal…
Unsuccessful slave rebellion in Virginia; planned to overthro…
The movement to end slavery.
Tariff of 1828/Tariff of Abominations
High tariff imposed by Congress which benefited the Industria…
Nullification
The doctrine that a state can declare null and void a federal…
21 terms
American History
Amendment
Characteristic
Conservative
Constitution
To add
A trait
To be more cautious or careful
A written plan of government
Amendment
To add
Characteristic
A trait
American History / Chapter 7
John C. Calhoun
Revenue Tariff
Protective Tariff
John Marshall
Republican that proposed the 2nd National Bank and sponsored…
A tax on goods that provides income for the federal government
A tax on goods to help domestic manufacturers by taxing impor…
Chief Justice of the Supreme Court whose rulings helped estab…
John C. Calhoun
Republican that proposed the 2nd National Bank and sponsored…
Revenue Tariff
A tax on goods that provides income for the federal government
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American History chapter 7
Glided Age
Political machine
Graft
Tammany Hall
A period of cheating in politics
Behind the scenes control of government.
illegal use of political influence for their own wants.
Most famous political machine
Glided Age
A period of cheating in politics
Political machine
Behind the scenes control of government.
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American History Native American Quiz
American Indians
Northwest American Indians
Great Plains American Indians
Southwest American Indians
Who lived in America before the Europeans arrived?
Tribes that lived in the northwestern United States. They sur…
American Indian culture to be nomadic, centered around the Bu…
They lived where there was little rain. They grew beans and c…
American Indians
Who lived in America before the Europeans arrived?
Northwest American Indians
Tribes that lived in the northwestern United States. They sur…
15 terms
Gilded Age (American History)
Gilded Age
Mark Twain
Push Factor
Pull Factor
Coined by Mark Twain, this was a period of time (1870-1900) w…
An American author famous for writing Huck Finn and Tom Sawye…
A bad thing about a place that would make a person either lea…
A good thing about a place that would make a person either wa…
Gilded Age
Coined by Mark Twain, this was a period of time (1870-1900) w…
Mark Twain
An American author famous for writing Huck Finn and Tom Sawye…
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American History - Chapter 2
Christopher Columbus
Ferdinand Magellan
Circumnavigate
The Columbian Exchange
Explorer who hoped to reach Asia by selling west from Spain,…
First explorer to circumnavigate the globe
travel around the earth
exchange of people, products and ideas between the Eastern an…
Christopher Columbus
Explorer who hoped to reach Asia by selling west from Spain,…
Ferdinand Magellan
First explorer to circumnavigate the globe
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American History
emancipation
Confederacy
spies
invaded
the act of freeing slaves
the states that left the Union
people who find out or carry secret information in wartime
led an army into a land to take it over
emancipation
the act of freeing slaves
Confederacy
the states that left the Union
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American History 1 - Unit 2: The American Revolution
French and Indian War
Stamp Act
Boston Massacre
Boston Tea Party
War between the British and French in North America. The Brit…
A British tax enacted to raise money by placing a special sta…
A fight between British soldiers and the people of Boston. Th…
A demonstration where the citizens of Boston, disguised thems…
French and Indian War
War between the British and French in North America. The Brit…
Stamp Act
A British tax enacted to raise money by placing a special sta…
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American History Chapter 3!!
Representative
Ratify
explicit
duty
a person chosen to speak for others.
make an important contract legal... or Approve
fully revealed or expressed and leaving no question as to mea…
A moral or legal obligation; a responsibility
Representative
a person chosen to speak for others.
Ratify
make an important contract legal... or Approve
American History II - Final Exam
Unit I: Reconstruction
Sharecropping
Black Codes
Corruption
This was a time when America rebuilt after the destruction of…
A system used on southern farms after the Civil War. Farmers…
Laws denying most legal rights to newly freed slaves; passed…
When government officials use the government for their own pe…
Unit I: Reconstruction
This was a time when America rebuilt after the destruction of…
Sharecropping
A system used on southern farms after the Civil War. Farmers…
American History
Imperialism
Annexation
most-favored nation
banana republic
A policy by which stronger nations attempt to create empires…
Addition of a new territory to an existing country.
Trade status granting a nation the same trading privileges as…
A Central American country in the early 1900s that depended u…
Imperialism
A policy by which stronger nations attempt to create empires…
Annexation
Addition of a new territory to an existing country.
American History - American Revolution
What is the Trianguler Trade route? Di…
What are the main things of the New En…
What are the main things of the Middle…
What are the main things of the Southe…
The Triangular Trade route was the trading of goods and other…
Soc: Public education, strict religion... Economy: Trade... Land: R…
Soc: Somewhat educated, tolerant... Econ: Trade/farm... Land: Good…
Soc: Private education, relaxed... Econ: Plantation/farm... Land: F…
What is the Trianguler Trade route? Di…
The Triangular Trade route was the trading of goods and other…
What are the main things of the New En…
Soc: Public education, strict religion... Economy: Trade... Land: R…
American History!
ALL TOPICS FOR American History post 1…
Westward Expansion
The Louisiana Purchase and the Steambo…
Louisiana Purchase 1803
The Louisiana Purchase and the Steam boat/ War of 1812/ Misso…
The Louisiana Purchase and the Steamboat
...
15 million; Thomas Jefferson (preseident) sent delegates to n…
ALL TOPICS FOR American History post 1…
The Louisiana Purchase and the Steam boat/ War of 1812/ Misso…
Westward Expansion
The Louisiana Purchase and the Steamboat
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american history
the seven continents are...
The four oceans are...
longitude lines run ______ to _______…
latitude lines run ____ to _____ but m…
North America, South America, Asia, Africa, Australia, antarc…
Pacific, Arctic, Indian, and Atlantic
north to south
West to East
the seven continents are...
North America, South America, Asia, Africa, Australia, antarc…
The four oceans are...
Pacific, Arctic, Indian, and Atlantic
10 terms
American History Chapter 23 Vocabulary
Incumbent
Recession
Camp David Accords
Bicentennial
Person already in office
Period of slow business activity
1978 agreement between Israel and Egypt that made a peace tre…
200th Anniversary
Incumbent
Person already in office
Recession
Period of slow business activity
American History: Government Unit
Executive Branch-Head
Legislative Branch-Head
Judicial Branch-Head
House of Representative-elected
President
Congress (House of Reps. and Senate)
Supreme Court
by state population
Executive Branch-Head
President
Legislative Branch-Head
Congress (House of Reps. and Senate)
American History Chapter 1!!
Mesoamerica
Pueblo
Circumnavigate
astrolabe
Another name for Central America.
A city in Central Colorado.
to sail around the world.
An instrument used by sailors to determine their location by…
Mesoamerica
Another name for Central America.
Pueblo
A city in Central Colorado.
American History Chapter 8!!
popular sovereignty
secession
transcontinental railroad
referendum
A belief that ultimate power resides in the people.
Formal withdrawal of states or regions from a nation
Completed in 1869 at Promontory, Utah, it linked the eastern…
A state-level method of direct legislation that gives voters…
popular sovereignty
A belief that ultimate power resides in the people.
secession
Formal withdrawal of states or regions from a nation
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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
Declassified
Retaliation
Hysteria
Containment
Removal of top secret classification for a document.
An action in return for another offense.
A state of excessive panic or fear.
Efforts to stop the expansion of a hostile power or ideology.
Declassified
Removal of top secret classification for a document.
Retaliation
An action in return for another offense.
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American History
Armistice
Espionage
Nationalism
Reparations
An agreement or truce
Practicing spying or using spies to get information from the…
People who support and/or participate in the government
Making up for something wrong that has been done with money o…
Armistice
An agreement or truce
Espionage
Practicing spying or using spies to get information from the…
American History
Abolitionist Movement
Albany Congress (1754)
Alien & Sedition Acts
American Colonization Society
Movement dedicated to the abolition of slavery that existed p…
Meeting of representatives of seven colonies to coordinate th…
Proposed and supported by John Adams, gave the president the…
Formed in 1817, stated that the best way to end the slavery p…
Abolitionist Movement
Movement dedicated to the abolition of slavery that existed p…
Albany Congress (1754)
Meeting of representatives of seven colonies to coordinate th…
American History Chapter 2!!
committee of correspondence
minutemen
customs duty
inflation
A 21 member committee responsible for keeping the colonies an…
Member of a militia during the American Revolution who could…
a tax on certain items purchased abroad
A general and progressive increase in prices
committee of correspondence
A 21 member committee responsible for keeping the colonies an…
minutemen
Member of a militia during the American Revolution who could…
American History - Chapter 9
Thomas Jefferson
Washington D.C.
Marbury v. Madison
Judicial Review
Tied with Aaron Burr in 1800 election but won and was inaugur…
New capital of USA; burned during War of 1812
Marbury sued for judgeship, but court could not force preside…
Allows Supreme Court to rule laws constitutional or not
Thomas Jefferson
Tied with Aaron Burr in 1800 election but won and was inaugur…
Washington D.C.
New capital of USA; burned during War of 1812
9 terms
american history
a cat
mayflower compact
virginia house of burgesses
fundamental orders of Connecticut
magna cat
An agreement reached by the Pilgrims on the ship the Mayflowe…
The Virginia House of Burgesses was the first democratically-…
The Fundamental Orders were adopted by the Connecticut Colony…
a cat
magna cat
mayflower compact
An agreement reached by the Pilgrims on the ship the Mayflowe…
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American History Unit 5
sectionalism
fugitive
secede
abstain
loyalty to a particular region of the country
runaway enslaved person
to leave the Union
to not vote
sectionalism
loyalty to a particular region of the country
fugitive
runaway enslaved person
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American History Chapter 5!!
extraction
free enterprise system
interchangeable parts
labor union
process of removal or something removed.
An economic system in which individuals depend on supply and…
Identical components that can be used in place of one another…
An organization of workers in a particular industry or trade,…
extraction
process of removal or something removed.
free enterprise system
An economic system in which individuals depend on supply and…
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