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AMSCO AP US History Chapter 26
Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944…
early marriages
baby boom
suburban growth
Signed into law by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on June 22…
One sign of confidence in post World War II era was an explos…
Between 1945 and 1960, 50 million babies were born. This gene…
Low interest rates on mortgages that were government-insured…
Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944…
Signed into law by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on June 22…
early marriages
One sign of confidence in post World War II era was an explos…
95 terms
AMSCO AP US History Chapter 30
Milton Friedman
political action committees (PACs)
Proposition 13
Arthur Laffer
Free market economist who gave evidence in the 1970s of a ste…
Political action committees which became a force for change.…
In 1978, California voters passed this measure that sharply c…
Conservative economist who believed that tax cuts would incre…
Milton Friedman
Free market economist who gave evidence in the 1970s of a ste…
political action committees (PACs)
Political action committees which became a force for change.…
74 terms
AMSCO AP US History Chapter 27
elections of 1952, 1956
Dwight Eisenhower
Adlai Stevenson
Richard Nixon
In these two presidential elections Dwight Eisenhower and Ric…
The United States general who supervised the invasion of Norm…
An Illinois governor and the Democratic presidential nominee…
He was vice president under Dwight Eisenhower. In 19868, he w…
elections of 1952, 1956
In these two presidential elections Dwight Eisenhower and Ric…
Dwight Eisenhower
The United States general who supervised the invasion of Norm…
74 terms
AMSCO AP US History Chapter 25
Good Neighbor Policy
Pan-American conferences
Soviet Union recognized
Independence for Philippines
President Franklin Roosevelt's foreign policy of promoting be…
In 1933, the United States attended a conference in Montevide…
The Republican presidents of the 1920's had refused to grant…
In 1934, President Roosevelt persuaded Congress to pass the T…
Good Neighbor Policy
President Franklin Roosevelt's foreign policy of promoting be…
Pan-American conferences
In 1933, the United States attended a conference in Montevide…
67 terms
AMSCO AP US History Chapter 29
Henry Kissinger
Vietnamization
Nixon Doctrine
Kent State
Nixon's national security adviser, he later become secretary…
President Nixon announced that he would gradually withdraw U.…
This doctrine declared that Asian allies would receive U.S. s…
In April 1970, President Nixon expanded the war by using U.S.…
Henry Kissinger
Nixon's national security adviser, he later become secretary…
Vietnamization
President Nixon announced that he would gradually withdraw U.…
90 terms
AMSCO AP US History Chapter 28
Election of 1960
John F. Kennedy
New Frontier
Jacqueline Kennedy
In this election, Democrat John F. Kennedy ran against Republ…
In 1960, this 43 year old senator from Massachusetts appeared…
President Kennedy proposed new domestic programs such as aid…
As first lady in the early 1960s, she brought style, glamor,…
Election of 1960
In this election, Democrat John F. Kennedy ran against Republ…
John F. Kennedy
In 1960, this 43 year old senator from Massachusetts appeared…
39 terms
AMSCO AP US History Chapter 13
free-soil movement
Free-Soil party
conscience Whigs
barnburners
This movement did not oppose slavery in the South, but they d…
In 1848, Northerns organized this party to advocate that the…
Whigs that opposed slavery. (p. 248)
Antislavery Democrats, whose defection threatened to destroy…
free-soil movement
This movement did not oppose slavery in the South, but they d…
Free-Soil party
In 1848, Northerns organized this party to advocate that the…
93 terms
AMSCO AP US History Chapter 31
political polarization
Southern white conservatives
gerrymandered "safe seats"
election of 2000
In the 2000s the political parties became regionally divided.…
Southerners Newt Gingrich, Tom DeLay, and Trent Lott took ove…
Democrats and Republicans manipulated congressional districts…
In this presidential race Al Gore won the popular vote, Georg…
political polarization
In the 2000s the political parties became regionally divided.…
Southern white conservatives
Southerners Newt Gingrich, Tom DeLay, and Trent Lott took ove…
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AMSCO AP US History Chapter 23
Warren Harding
Charles Evans Hughes
Andrew Mellon
Harry Daugherty
In November 1920, he was elected the 29th president of the Un…
A former presidential candidate and Supreme Court justice who…
A Pittsburgh industrialist and millionaire who was appointed…
Attorney General under President Harding who accepted bribes…
Warren Harding
In November 1920, he was elected the 29th president of the Un…
Charles Evans Hughes
A former presidential candidate and Supreme Court justice who…
40 terms
AMSCO AP US History Chapter 1
corn
horses
disease
encomienda system
The Mayas and the Incas cultivated corn as an important stabl…
It was not until the 17th century that the American Indians a…
When Europeans came to America they brought smallpox and meas…
King of Spain gave grants of land and natives (as slaves) to…
corn
The Mayas and the Incas cultivated corn as an important stabl…
horses
It was not until the 17th century that the American Indians a…
47 terms
AMSCO AP US History Chapter 14
border states
Confederate States of America
Jefferson Davis
Alexander H. Stephens
During the Civil War the term for the the states of Delaware,…
In February 1861, representatives of South Carolina, Georgia,…
He served as President of the Confederate States during the C…
He served as vice president of the Confederate States of Amer…
border states
During the Civil War the term for the the states of Delaware,…
Confederate States of America
In February 1861, representatives of South Carolina, Georgia,…
70 terms
AMSCO AP US History Chapter 11
utopian communities
Shakers
Amana Colonies
Robert Owen
Over one hundred of these experimental communities were start…
This early religious communal movement held property in commo…
A German religious communal movement in Ohio which emphasized…
A Welsh industrialist and reformer who founded the New Harmon…
utopian communities
Over one hundred of these experimental communities were start…
Shakers
This early religious communal movement held property in commo…
61 terms
AMSCO AP US History Chapter 22
Allied Powers
Central Powers
neutrality
submarine warfare
In World War I, Great Britain, France, and Russia were known…
In World War I, Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Ottoman Empire…
A declaration of a country that it will not choose sides in a…
Germany's greatest hope against British sea power was this ne…
Allied Powers
In World War I, Great Britain, France, and Russia were known…
Central Powers
In World War I, Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Ottoman Empire…
80 terms
AMSCO AP US History Chapter 18
causes of immigration
old immigrants
new immigrants
Statue of Liberty
Forces in the United States driving this process were (1) pol…
Through the 1880s, they came to the United States from northe…
From the 1890s to 1914, they came to the United States from s…
Began in the 1870's, by the French sculptor Frederic-Auguste…
causes of immigration
Forces in the United States driving this process were (1) pol…
old immigrants
Through the 1880s, they came to the United States from northe…
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AMSCO AP US History Chapter 21
urban middle class
male and female
white, old stock Protestants
professional associations
Most Progressives were urban middle-class men and women. They…
The Progressive were composed of both men and women. (p. 432)
Native-born, their churches preached against vice and taught…
Groups of individuals who share a common profession and are o…
urban middle class
Most Progressives were urban middle-class men and women. They…
male and female
The Progressive were composed of both men and women. (p. 432)
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AMSCO AP US History Chapter 12
manifest destiny
industrial technology
Elias Howe
Samuel F. B. Morse
The belief that the United States had a divine mission to ext…
After 1840, industrialization spread rapidly throughout most…
The U.S. inventor of the sewing machine, which moved much of…
In 1844, he invented the electric telegraph which allowed com…
manifest destiny
The belief that the United States had a divine mission to ext…
industrial technology
After 1840, industrialization spread rapidly throughout most…
34 terms
AMSCO AP US History Chapter 3
English cultural domination
Benjamin West
John Copley
Benjamin Franklin
In the 18th century, cultural life in the colonies was domina…
Painter who went to England to acquire the necessary training…
Painter who went to England to acquire the necessary training…
He was the most popular and successful American writer of the…
English cultural domination
In the 18th century, cultural life in the colonies was domina…
Benjamin West
Painter who went to England to acquire the necessary training…
72 terms
AMSCO AP US History Chapter 16
nation's first big business
Cornelius Vanderbilt
Eastern Trunk Lines
transcontinental railroads
Railroads created a nationwide market for goods. This encoura…
He merged local railroads into the New York Entral Railroad,…
In the early days of the railroads, from 1830s to the 1860s,…
During the Civil War, Congress authorized land grants and loa…
nation's first big business
Railroads created a nationwide market for goods. This encoura…
Cornelius Vanderbilt
He merged local railroads into the New York Entral Railroad,…
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AMSCO AP US History Chapter 20
William Seward
Monroe Doctrine
French in Mexico
Alaska Purchase
Secretary of State who was responsible for purchasing Alaskan…
This doctrine stated that European powers could not interfere…
In 1865, Secretary of State William Seward invoked the Monroe…
In 1867, Secretary of State William Seward bought Alaska from…
William Seward
Secretary of State who was responsible for purchasing Alaskan…
Monroe Doctrine
This doctrine stated that European powers could not interfere…
69 terms
AMSCO AP US History Chapter 24
stock market crash
Black Tuesday
Dow Jones index
buying on margin
A boom stock market of 1928 led to a sell off starting in Oct…
On October 29, 1929, millions of panicky investors sold, as t…
The Wall Street stock market index. In September 1929 the ind…
This purchase method allowed people to borrow most of the cos…
stock market crash
A boom stock market of 1928 led to a sell off starting in Oct…
Black Tuesday
On October 29, 1929, millions of panicky investors sold, as t…
69 terms
AMSCO AP US History Chapter 17
The Great American Desert
100th meridian
buffalo herds
Great Plains
Name given to lands between the Mississippi and the Pacific C…
The plains west of this meridian had few trees and usually re…
These animals were essential to the nomadic Native American t…
The region west of the Mississippi River and east of the Rock…
The Great American Desert
Name given to lands between the Mississippi and the Pacific C…
100th meridian
The plains west of this meridian had few trees and usually re…
64 terms
AMSCO AP US History Chapter 2
Cecil Calvert, Second Lord Baltimore
Act of Toleration
Roger Williams
Providence
In 1634, Cecil Calvert (Second Lord Baltimore) was the son of…
The first colonial statue granting religious freedom to all C…
A respected Puritan minister who believed that the individual…
This settlement has founded in 1636 by Roger Williams. (p. 29)
Cecil Calvert, Second Lord Baltimore
In 1634, Cecil Calvert (Second Lord Baltimore) was the son of…
Act of Toleration
The first colonial statue granting religious freedom to all C…
41 terms
AMSCO AP US History Chapter 7
Thomas Jefferson
Louisiana Purchase
war hawks
Henry Clay
He was George Washington's first secretary of state. A Democr…
In 1803, President Thomas Jefferson purchased the Louisiana t…
The 1810 congressional election brought a group of young Demo…
In 1810, he was a Kentucky member of the House of Representat…
Thomas Jefferson
He was George Washington's first secretary of state. A Democr…
Louisiana Purchase
In 1803, President Thomas Jefferson purchased the Louisiana t…
43 terms
AMSCO AP US History Chapter 15
Civil Rights Act of 1866
14th Amendment
equal protection of the laws
due process of law
This act declared that all African Americans were U.S. citize…
Ratified in 1868, this Constitutional amendment, declares tha…
Part of the 14th amendment, it emphasizes that the laws must…
Part of the 14 Amendment, it denies the government the right,…
Civil Rights Act of 1866
This act declared that all African Americans were U.S. citize…
14th Amendment
Ratified in 1868, this Constitutional amendment, declares tha…
72 terms
AMSCO AP US History Chapter 19
laissez-faire economics and politics
divided electorate
identity politics
"Rum, Romanism, and Rebellion"
The idea that government should do little to interfer with th…
In the late 1800s, Republicans kept memories of the Civil War…
Political activity and ideas based on the shared experiences…
In the 1884 election, the Democratic party was labeled with t…
laissez-faire economics and politics
The idea that government should do little to interfer with th…
divided electorate
In the late 1800s, Republicans kept memories of the Civil War…
38 terms
AMSCO AP US History Chapter 4
Patrick Henry
Stamp Act Congress
Sons and Daughters of Liberty
John Dickinson; Letters from a Farmer…
Young Virginian lawyer who coined the phrase "No taxation wit…
Representatives from nine colonies met in New York in 1765 an…
Secret society organized to intimidated tax agents. Sometimes…
In 1767 and 1768, he argued that the idea of no taxation with…
Patrick Henry
Young Virginian lawyer who coined the phrase "No taxation wit…
Stamp Act Congress
Representatives from nine colonies met in New York in 1765 an…
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AMSCO AP US History Chapter 10
Indian Removal Act
Cherokee Nation v. Georgia
Worcester v. Georgia
Cherokee trail of tears
In 1830, this act forced the resettlement of thousands of Nat…
In 1831, this Supreme Court case ruled that the Cherokees wer…
In 1832, this Supreme Court case ruled that the laws of Georg…
In 1838, the U.S. Army forced 15,000 Cherokees to leave Georg…
Indian Removal Act
In 1830, this act forced the resettlement of thousands of Nat…
Cherokee Nation v. Georgia
In 1831, this Supreme Court case ruled that the Cherokees wer…
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AMSCO AP US History Chapter 6
James Madison
Alexander Hamilton
Framers of the Constitution
Gouverneur Morris
He is one of the people who wrote the Constitution, and he is…
One of the authors of the Federalist Papers. He favored a str…
In the summer of 1787, 55 delegates met in Philadelphia to cr…
Leader who helped write the Constitution. (p. 105)
James Madison
He is one of the people who wrote the Constitution, and he is…
Alexander Hamilton
One of the authors of the Federalist Papers. He favored a str…
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AMSCO AP US History Chapter 5
Intolerable Acts
Patrick Henry
Samuel Adams
John Adams
In 1774, the British Parliament passed the Intolerable Acts,…
Radical delegate from Virginia to the Continental Congress. R…
Radical delegate from Massachusetts to the Continental Congre…
Radical delegate from Massachusetts to the Continental Congre…
Intolerable Acts
In 1774, the British Parliament passed the Intolerable Acts,…
Patrick Henry
Radical delegate from Virginia to the Continental Congress. R…
42 terms
AMSCO AP US History Chapter 9
Northeast
Old Northwest
sectionalism
Nativists
In the early 19th century, the area which included New Englan…
In the early 19th century, the territory which stretched from…
Loyalty to a particular region of the country. (p. 173)
Native-born Americans who reacted strongly against the immigr…
Northeast
In the early 19th century, the area which included New Englan…
Old Northwest
In the early 19th century, the territory which stretched from…
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AMSCO AP US History Chapter 8
Era of Good Feelings
sectionalism
James Monroe
cultural nationalism
Term to describe James Monroe's period as president (1817-182…
The Era of Good Feelings was damaged by the sectional controv…
The fifth President of the United States (1817-1825). His adm…
A new generation was interested in expanding west, had little…
Era of Good Feelings
Term to describe James Monroe's period as president (1817-182…
sectionalism
The Era of Good Feelings was damaged by the sectional controv…
41 terms
AMSCO AP US History Chapter 7
Thomas Jefferson
Louisiana Purchase
war hawks
Henry Clay
He was George Washington's first secretary of state. A Democr…
In 1803, Jefferson purchased the Louisiana territory from Fra…
The 1810 congressional election brought a group of young Demo…
In 1810, he was a Kentucky member of the House of Representat…
Thomas Jefferson
He was George Washington's first secretary of state. A Democr…
Louisiana Purchase
In 1803, Jefferson purchased the Louisiana territory from Fra…
70 terms
AMSCO AP US History Chapter 11
utopian communities
Shakers
Amana Colonies
Robert Owen
Over one hundred of these experimental communities were start…
This early religious communal movement held property in commo…
A German religious communal movement in Ohio which emphasized…
A Welsh industrialist and reformer who founded the New Harmon…
utopian communities
Over one hundred of these experimental communities were start…
Shakers
This early religious communal movement held property in commo…
41 terms
AMSCO AP US History Chapter 12
manifest destiny
Texas
Stephen Austin
Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna
The belief that the United States had a divine mission to ext…
The Republic of Texas was an independent nation, it's annexat…
Known as the Father of Texas, led the second and ultimately s…
A Mexican general and dictator, who dominated Mexican politic…
manifest destiny
The belief that the United States had a divine mission to ext…
Texas
The Republic of Texas was an independent nation, it's annexat…
38 terms
AMSCO AP US History Chapter 15
Civil Rights Act of 1866
14th Amendment
equal protection of the laws
due process of law
This act declared that all African Americans were U.S. citize…
Ratified in 1868, this Constitutional amendment, declares tha…
Part of the 14th amendment, it emphasizes that the laws must…
Part of the 14 Amendment, it denies the government the right,…
Civil Rights Act of 1866
This act declared that all African Americans were U.S. citize…
14th Amendment
Ratified in 1868, this Constitutional amendment, declares tha…
36 terms
AMSCO AP US History Chapter 13
Free-Soil party
conscience Whigs
barnburners
New England Emigrant Aid Company
In 1848, Northerns organized this party to advocate that the…
Whigs that opposed slavery. (p. 248)
Antislavery Democrats, whose defection threatened to destroy…
Northern abolitionist and Free-Soilers set up this company to…
Free-Soil party
In 1848, Northerns organized this party to advocate that the…
conscience Whigs
Whigs that opposed slavery. (p. 248)
20 terms
AMSCO AP US History Chapter 8
Era of Good Feelings
sectionalism
cultural nationalism
economic nationalism
Term to describe James Monroe's period as president (1817-182…
Identifying more with a certain section of the country rather…
pride and love of one's country and the characteristics that…
Political movement to subsidize internal improvements such as…
Era of Good Feelings
Term to describe James Monroe's period as president (1817-182…
sectionalism
Identifying more with a certain section of the country rather…
33 terms
AMSCO AP US History Chapter 14
Jefferson Davis
Alexander H. Stephens
greenbacks
Morrill Tariff Act
He served as President of the Confederate States during the C…
He served as vice president of the Confederate States of Amer…
Name given to paper money issued by the Union government duri…
In 1861, this tariff act raised rates to increase revenue and…
Jefferson Davis
He served as President of the Confederate States during the C…
Alexander H. Stephens
He served as vice president of the Confederate States of Amer…
49 terms
Amsco AP US History
Dominion of New England
Navigation Acts
royal colonies
proprietary colonies
James II wanted to increase royal control in the colonies, so…
The colonies could only trade with England, and only ship goo…
Colonies under the direct authority and rule of the king's go…
Colonies under the authority of individuals granted charters…
Dominion of New England
James II wanted to increase royal control in the colonies, so…
Navigation Acts
The colonies could only trade with England, and only ship goo…
30 terms
Rojas AMSCO AP US History Chapter 4
French and Indian War
George Washington
Albany Plan of Union
Peace of Paris (1763)
War fought in the colonies from 1754 to 1763 between the Engl…
Led a small militia from Virginia to stop work on French Fort…
British government attempt to unite colonies against French a…
Peace treaty signed to end the French and Indian War (The Sev…
French and Indian War
War fought in the colonies from 1754 to 1763 between the Engl…
George Washington
Led a small militia from Virginia to stop work on French Fort…
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AMSCO AP US History Chapter 2
corporate colonies
royal colonies
proprietary colonies
Jamestown
Colonies operated by joint-stock companies during the early y…
Colonies under the direct authority and rule of the king's go…
Colonies under the authority of individuals granted charters…
1607 Colony in Virginia, The first successful settlement in t…
corporate colonies
Colonies operated by joint-stock companies during the early y…
royal colonies
Colonies under the direct authority and rule of the king's go…
95 terms
AMSCO AP US History Chapter 30
Milton Friedman
political action committees (PACs)
Proposition 13
Arthur Laffer
Free market economist who gave evidence in the 1970s of a ste…
Political action committees which became a force for change.…
In 1978, California voters passed this measure that sharply c…
Conservative economist who believed that tax cuts would incre…
Milton Friedman
Free market economist who gave evidence in the 1970s of a ste…
political action committees (PACs)
Political action committees which became a force for change.…
38 terms
Rojas AMSCO AP US History Chapter 13
Free-Soil party
conscience Whigs
barnburners
New England Emigrant Aid Company
In 1848, Northerns organized this party to advocate that the…
Whigs that opposed slavery. (p. 248)
Antislavery Democrats, whose defection threatened to destroy…
Northern abolitionist and Free-Soilers set up this company to…
Free-Soil party
In 1848, Northerns organized this party to advocate that the…
conscience Whigs
Whigs that opposed slavery. (p. 248)
74 terms
AMSCO AP US History Chapter 27
elections of 1952, 1956
Dwight Eisenhower
Adlai Stevenson
Richard Nixon
In these two presidential elections Dwight Eisenhower and Ric…
The United States general who supervised the invasion of Norm…
An Illinois governor and the Democratic presidential nominee…
He was vice president under Dwight Eisenhower. He would becom…
elections of 1952, 1956
In these two presidential elections Dwight Eisenhower and Ric…
Dwight Eisenhower
The United States general who supervised the invasion of Norm…
28 terms
Amsco AP US History Chapter 18
"Old" Immigrants vs. "New" Immigrants
Statue Of Liberty
Chinese Exclusion Act
American Protective Association
Old: Northern European (English, Germans, Irish Catholics), a…
The Statue of Liberty is a colossal neoclassical sculpture on…
(1882) Denied any additional Chinese laborers to enter the co…
Major anti-immigrant organization founded by Henry Bowers who…
"Old" Immigrants vs. "New" Immigrants
Old: Northern European (English, Germans, Irish Catholics), a…
Statue Of Liberty
The Statue of Liberty is a colossal neoclassical sculpture on…
55 terms
AMSCO AP US History Chapter 6
James Madison
Alexander Hamilton
Framers of the Constitution
Gouverneur Morris
He is one of the people who wrote the Constitution, and he is…
One of the authors of the Federalist Papers. He favored a str…
In the summer of 1787 55 delegates met in Philadelphia to cre…
Leader who helped write the Constitution. (p. 105)
James Madison
He is one of the people who wrote the Constitution, and he is…
Alexander Hamilton
One of the authors of the Federalist Papers. He favored a str…
60 terms
AMSCO AP US History Chapter 22
Allied Powers
Central Powers
neutrality
submarine warfare
In World War I, Great Britain, France, and Russia were known…
In World War I, Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Ottoman Empire…
A declaration of a country that it will not choose sides in a…
Germany's greatest hope against British sea power was this ne…
Allied Powers
In World War I, Great Britain, France, and Russia were known…
Central Powers
In World War I, Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Ottoman Empire…
40 terms
AMSCO AP US History Chapter 1
corn
horses
disease
encomienda system
This was an important cultivated crop of the Mayas and the In…
Not until the 17th century the American Indians acquired thes…
When Europeans came to America they brought smallpox and meas…
King of Spain gave grants of land and natives (as slaves) to…
corn
This was an important cultivated crop of the Mayas and the In…
horses
Not until the 17th century the American Indians acquired thes…
38 terms
AMSCO AP US History Chapter 3
English cultural domination
John Copley
Benjamin West
Benjamin Franklin
Most of the population of the colonies was English, but Afric…
Painter who went to England to acquire the necessary training…
Painter who went to England to acquire the necessary training…
Writer and scientist; author of Poor Richard's Almanack and i…
English cultural domination
Most of the population of the colonies was English, but Afric…
John Copley
Painter who went to England to acquire the necessary training…
39 terms
Amsco AP US History Chapter 5
First Continental Congress (1774)
Patrick Henry
Samuel Adams
John Adams
convened on September 5, 1774, to protest the Intolerable Act…
Radical from Virginia; delegate at Continental Congress. "Giv…
Radical from Massachusetts; delegate at Continental Congress;…
Radical from Massachusetts; delegate at Continental Congress;…
First Continental Congress (1774)
convened on September 5, 1774, to protest the Intolerable Act…
Patrick Henry
Radical from Virginia; delegate at Continental Congress. "Giv…
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