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AP United States History.
Great Columbian/Biological Exchange
Christopher Columbus
Bartolomeo de las Casas
Spanish empire
Exchange of plants and animals between the New World and Euro…
Italian explorer, sailed from Spain in 1492 and reached Ameri…
16th Century Spanish Historian, Dominican Friar, "Protector o…
Empire control in Mexico, South America, and Florida, religio…
Great Columbian/Biological Exchange
Exchange of plants and animals between the New World and Euro…
Christopher Columbus
Italian explorer, sailed from Spain in 1492 and reached Ameri…
830 terms
(AP) United States History
Through the Berring Straight about 40,…
The Sioux; Pawnee; Pueblo; Adena; Hope…
Most were nomadic. The Iroquois were t…
They were Natives in the Andes in Sout…
How did the first Native Americans reach America?
Who were some popular North American tribes?
How did the Northern tribes survive?
Who were the Inca?
Through the Berring Straight about 40,…
How did the first Native Americans reach America?
The Sioux; Pawnee; Pueblo; Adena; Hope…
Who were some popular North American tribes?
56 terms
AP United States History
Joint Stock Company
Jamestown
John Smith
John Rolfe
England Sent people with money to make more money.
First successful settlement in the Virginia Colony.
Jamestown leader. ... - Trade and stability
Introduced tobacco, married Pocahontas, and brought peace.
Joint Stock Company
England Sent people with money to make more money.
Jamestown
First successful settlement in the Virginia Colony.
48 terms
AP United States History
Roanoke
joint-stock company
Jamestown
Maryland colony
the first attempt to colonize in America by the English; it f…
a business in which investors pool their wealth for a common…
1607, first permanent settlement in America; saved by John Sm…
established as a safe haven for Catholics; Maryland Act of To…
Roanoke
the first attempt to colonize in America by the English; it f…
joint-stock company
a business in which investors pool their wealth for a common…
208 terms
AP United States History
Portuguese Exploration of the Americas
Spanish Exploration of the Americas
British Exploration of the Americas
French Exploration of the Americas
Azorean sailor João Fernandes, who was a small landowner, sai…
Christopher Columbus was originally financed by the Spanish Q…
British Exploration of the Americas was prompted by the growt…
French Exploration of North America was prompted by the Spani…
Portuguese Exploration of the Americas
Azorean sailor João Fernandes, who was a small landowner, sai…
Spanish Exploration of the Americas
Christopher Columbus was originally financed by the Spanish Q…
76 terms
AP United States History
Benjamin Franklin
Albany Plan of Union
William Pitt
Peace of Paris
was one of the Founding Fathers of the Unites States
written by Benjamin Franklin; called for a confederation of c…
took over as Prime Minister
the British took control of French Canada and Spanish Florida…
Benjamin Franklin
was one of the Founding Fathers of the Unites States
Albany Plan of Union
written by Benjamin Franklin; called for a confederation of c…
61 terms
AP United States History
Pre-Columbian Agriculture
Tenothititlan
natives of the southwest
Natives of the eastern woodland
Weeded, pruned, irrigated, transplanted, burned the areas... far…
capital city of aztec people... based calender on months... floatin…
Built permanent towns... good agriculture
from mississipi to the Atlantic Ocean... abundant water sources,…
Pre-Columbian Agriculture
Weeded, pruned, irrigated, transplanted, burned the areas... far…
Tenothititlan
capital city of aztec people... based calender on months... floatin…
56 terms
AP United States History
Joint Stock Company
Jamestown
John Smith
John Rolfe
England Sent people with money to make more money.
First successful settlement in the Virginia Colony.
Jamestown leader. ... - Trade and stability
Introduced tobacco, married Pocahontas, and brought peace.
Joint Stock Company
England Sent people with money to make more money.
Jamestown
First successful settlement in the Virginia Colony.
53 terms
AP United States History
What was the primary cause of European…
What were the origins of slavery and t…
What was the economic consequence of C…
How did England's victory over Spanish…
Primary cause was financial gain (precious metals). Other cau…
Arabs and Africans had traded slaves for centuries. Europeans…
Spain became very wealthy from precious metals from the New W…
Helped ensure English naval dominance in North Atlantic. Nati…
What was the primary cause of European…
Primary cause was financial gain (precious metals). Other cau…
What were the origins of slavery and t…
Arabs and Africans had traded slaves for centuries. Europeans…
52 terms
AP United States History 2
Strengths of the Articles of Confedera…
Weakness of the Articles of Confederat…
Land Ordinance of 1785
Northwest Ordinance, 1787
Included a congress that represented the states and protected…
Federal government lacked power to tax without the approval o…
Towns have to be 6 square miles for schools.
Law to form the States into Unions. Applied to lands north of…
Strengths of the Articles of Confedera…
Included a congress that represented the states and protected…
Weakness of the Articles of Confederat…
Federal government lacked power to tax without the approval o…
223 terms
AP United States History
Hitch Tetchy Valley
Society of Cincinnati
Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom
Treaty of Paris
A dam at here was built and caused some controversy.
Started in 1783, a hereditary order.
Drafted in 1777, enacted in 1786, by Virginia General Assembl…
Signed in 1783, recognized U.S. independence.
Hitch Tetchy Valley
A dam at here was built and caused some controversy.
Society of Cincinnati
Started in 1783, a hereditary order.
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AP United States History
President Wilson broke diplomatic rela…
The United States declared war on Germ…
President Woodrow Wilson persuaded the…
Two constitutional amendments, adopted…
b. Germany announced that it would wage unrestricted submarin…
e. after German U-boats sank four unarmed American merchant v…
c. declaring it a crusade to "make the world safe for democra…
c. prohibition; and income tax
President Wilson broke diplomatic rela…
b. Germany announced that it would wage unrestricted submarin…
The United States declared war on Germ…
e. after German U-boats sank four unarmed American merchant v…
121 terms
AP United States History
Frech Explorers: Samuel de Champlain
Chaco Canyon
Cahokia
Tenochtitlan
French Navigator who founded New France and Quebec ... HS
Apartements complex by southwest native american. Had over 50…
Largest native American city untill 1800.... HS
Capital of the Aztect empire.... HS
Frech Explorers: Samuel de Champlain
French Navigator who founded New France and Quebec ... HS
Chaco Canyon
Apartements complex by southwest native american. Had over 50…
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AP UNITED STATES HISTORY
Land bridge theory
Columbian Exchange
The Black Legend
The Clovis
The first people in america migrated across the landbridge
A trade of animals,plants and culture between America,Africa,…
The Spanish way of treating natives was bad so they needed En…
The first native Americans in America and spread around
Land bridge theory
The first people in america migrated across the landbridge
Columbian Exchange
A trade of animals,plants and culture between America,Africa,…
21 terms
AP United States History
THE 17TH AND EARLY 18TH CENTURIES
Jamestown, 1607
House of Burgesses
Mayflower Compact
...
The first settlement of the Virginia Colony, founded by a gro…
The Virginia House of Burgesses was the first legislative ass…
An agreement reached by the Pilgrims on the ship the Mayflowe…
THE 17TH AND EARLY 18TH CENTURIES
...
Jamestown, 1607
The first settlement of the Virginia Colony, founded by a gro…
16 terms
AP United States History
1494
1514
1606
1629
Pope divded the New World between Portugal and Spain to carry…
Spanish Conquistadors read The Requirements to Indians to jus…
King James charters over six million acres and everything the…
King Charles I charters the Massachusetts Bay Company, granti…
1494
Pope divded the New World between Portugal and Spain to carry…
1514
Spanish Conquistadors read The Requirements to Indians to jus…
118 terms
Vocabulary Words for AP United States History
pacifist
correspondence
foster
mercantilism
a person who believes in pacifism or is opposed to war or to…
communication by exchange of letters.
to promote the growth or development of; further; encourage
mercantile practices or spirit; commercialism.
pacifist
a person who believes in pacifism or is opposed to war or to…
correspondence
communication by exchange of letters.
47 terms
AP United States History 5
Ulysses S. Grant
Black Friday, 1869
Credit Mobilier
Panic of 1873, depression
American General.... Admired Throughout the North.... Little skill…
Short-Lived Financial crisis.... Occurred when an attempt to cor…
Fake constructions company made in order to cheat the governm…
Panic triggered 5 year depression. ... Depression began, and dem…
Ulysses S. Grant
American General.... Admired Throughout the North.... Little skill…
Black Friday, 1869
Short-Lived Financial crisis.... Occurred when an attempt to cor…
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Egan AP United States History Exam Terms
John Foster Dulles
massive retaliation
brinksmanship
Eisenhower Doctrine
Secretary of state under Eisenhower; he used the threat of nu…
Term that Secretary of State John Foster Dulles used in a 195…
Practice of seeking to win disputes in international politics…
Policy formulated by Eisenhower of providing military and eco…
John Foster Dulles
Secretary of state under Eisenhower; he used the threat of nu…
massive retaliation
Term that Secretary of State John Foster Dulles used in a 195…
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AP United States History Terms
Virginia House of Burgesses
Anglicanism
Mayflower Compact
Proprietary Colony
1619- the first legislative body in colonial America. Later o…
The national religion of England, founded by King Henry VIII.…
1620 - The first agreement for self-government in America. It…
Colonies run by powerful English politicians, who profited fr…
Virginia House of Burgesses
1619- the first legislative body in colonial America. Later o…
Anglicanism
The national religion of England, founded by King Henry VIII.…
268 terms
AP United States History / Reconstruction to present
January 31, 1865... Outlawed involuntary…
political party that kept the money is…
The federal agency designed to assist…
Gave former slaves citizenship and civ…
Thirteenth Amendment
Greenback Labor Party
Freedmen's Bureau
14th Amendment
January 31, 1865... Outlawed involuntary…
Thirteenth Amendment
political party that kept the money is…
Greenback Labor Party
533 terms
AP United States History Key Words Review
Separatist vs. non-Separatist Puritans
Northwest Passage
Conversion Experience
Social Reciprocity
Radical Calvinists against the Church of England; Separatists…
believed to provide shortcut from Atlantic to Pacific, search…
required of members of the Puritan Church; took the place of…
society naturally punishes criminals indiscriminantly
Separatist vs. non-Separatist Puritans
Radical Calvinists against the Church of England; Separatists…
Northwest Passage
believed to provide shortcut from Atlantic to Pacific, search…
53 terms
AP United States History: THE EXAM!!!!
Juan de Sepulveda
Bartolome de Las Casas
Navigation Acts
John Hancock was the main one and Engl…
Supported the Encomeinda System
Felt the Encomienda System was wrong
England wanted to enforce Mercantilism so you could only trad…
Smuggling to get around Mercantilism
Juan de Sepulveda
Supported the Encomeinda System
Bartolome de Las Casas
Felt the Encomienda System was wrong
33 terms
AP United States History: Midterm
What did the Maryland Act of Toleratio…
First legislative body in the New World
New England representative government…
Significance of Bacon's Rebellion
Religious tolerance for any Christians ... Protestants and Catho…
House of Burgesses
Town Meetings
Ended Indentured Servitude
What did the Maryland Act of Toleratio…
Religious tolerance for any Christians ... Protestants and Catho…
First legislative body in the New World
House of Burgesses
81 terms
AP United States History Exam
Mayflower Compact
Stamp Act
French and Indian War
Declaratory Act
1620- Agreement to form a majoritarian government in Plymouth…
assembly of delegates from 9 colonies who met in New York Cit…
9 year war between the British and the French in North Americ…
1766- passed alongside the repeal of the stamp act, it reaffi…
Mayflower Compact
1620- Agreement to form a majoritarian government in Plymouth…
Stamp Act
assembly of delegates from 9 colonies who met in New York Cit…
140 terms
AP United States History Notecards
Christopher Columbus
Columbian Exchange
Treaty of Tordesillas
Spain in the Americas
Norse seafarers from Scandinavia came to North American near…
The transfer of goods, crops, and diseases between the New an…
1494: Treaty of Tordesillas divided Spain and Portugal's shar…
Spain was unified by the marriage of Ferdinand of Aragon and…
Christopher Columbus
Norse seafarers from Scandinavia came to North American near…
Columbian Exchange
The transfer of goods, crops, and diseases between the New an…
18 terms
AP United States History Unit VII Vocabulary
Social and political reformer who succ…
Created by the state's progressives to…
The use of a country's financial power…
An American political organization for…
Florence Kelley
Wisconsin Plan
Dollar Diplomacy
Liberty League
Social and political reformer who succ…
Florence Kelley
Created by the state's progressives to…
Wisconsin Plan
510 terms
AP Exam: United States History
Theodore Roosevelt
Settlement houses
Tuskegee Institute
Yellow Journalism
1858-1919. 26th President. Leader of Rough Riders. Increased…
Centers set up by progressive-era reformers in the poorest se…
A normal and industrial school led by Booker T. Washington in…
One of the causes of the Spanish-American War (1898) - this w…
Theodore Roosevelt
1858-1919. 26th President. Leader of Rough Riders. Increased…
Settlement houses
Centers set up by progressive-era reformers in the poorest se…
60 terms
AP United States History--Unit Four Vocabulary
John Brown's Raid on Harpers Ferry
Daniel Webster
Compromise of 1850
Fugitive Slave Act
Who: John Brown and his gang, who were anti-slavery... What: an…
Who: Daniel Webster... What: Secretary of State (appointed durin…
Who: North States and the Southern States fought about the Mi…
Who: Passed by Congress... What: a pair of federal laws that all…
John Brown's Raid on Harpers Ferry
Who: John Brown and his gang, who were anti-slavery... What: an…
Daniel Webster
Who: Daniel Webster... What: Secretary of State (appointed durin…
74 terms
AP UNITED STATES HISTORY #1
maize cultivation
capitalism
mercantilism
Great Basin
the domestication of beans and corn made this very popular in…
An economic and political system in which a country's trade a…
Economic policy common to many absolute monarchies. Governmen…
A desert region of the Western United States includes most of…
maize cultivation
the domestication of beans and corn made this very popular in…
capitalism
An economic and political system in which a country's trade a…
533 terms
AP United States History Key Words Review
Separatist vs. non-Separatist Puritans
Northwest Passage
Conversion Experience
Social Reciprocity
Radical Calvinists against the Church of England; Separatists…
believed to provide shortcut from Atlantic to Pacific, search…
required of members of the Puritan Church; took the place of…
society naturally punishes criminals indiscriminantly
Separatist vs. non-Separatist Puritans
Radical Calvinists against the Church of England; Separatists…
Northwest Passage
believed to provide shortcut from Atlantic to Pacific, search…
8 terms
AP United States History Unit IX Vocabulary
A prominent American political organiz…
A popular term used to refer to the ec…
Signed in 1992 by Canada, Mexico, and…
A landmark United States Supreme Court…
Moral Majority
Reaganomics
NAFTA
Obergefell v Hodges
A prominent American political organiz…
Moral Majority
A popular term used to refer to the ec…
Reaganomics
74 terms
AP United States History Exam
Columbian Exchange
Roanoke Island
Jamestown
Captain John Smith
The widespread exchange of plants, animals, foods, diseases,…
The "Lost Colony" sponsored by Sir Walter Raleigh.
The next attempt at establishing a presence after Roanoke Isl…
A leader in the Jamestown settlement who imposed the code "La…
Columbian Exchange
The widespread exchange of plants, animals, foods, diseases,…
Roanoke Island
The "Lost Colony" sponsored by Sir Walter Raleigh.
12 terms
AP United States History Unit V Vocabulary
Several United States federal laws tha…
Controversial surprise attack upon a s…
Series of acts of Congress that promot…
A landmark United States Supreme Court…
Homestead Act
Sand Creek Massacre
Pacific Railway Act
Plessy v Ferguson
Several United States federal laws tha…
Homestead Act
Controversial surprise attack upon a s…
Sand Creek Massacre
92 terms
AP United States History Review
Encomienda System
Puritans (also called Congregationalis…
Indentured Servants
Pueblo Revolt (also called Pope's Rebe…
This allowed the government to commend Indians to certain col…
were English protestant reformers who sought to purify the Ch…
were migrants who bound themselves to a colonial employer for…
an Indian uprising in 1680 that was provoked by the Roman Cat…
Encomienda System
This allowed the government to commend Indians to certain col…
Puritans (also called Congregationalis…
were English protestant reformers who sought to purify the Ch…
13 terms
AP United States History Unit VI Vocabulary
Oldest and largest grassroots environm…
Approved in 1890, it was the first Fed…
A nationwide railroad strike in the Un…
Adopted by Congress in 1887, authorize…
Sierra Club
Sherman Antitrust Act
Pullman Strike (1893-94)
Dawes Act
Oldest and largest grassroots environm…
Sierra Club
Approved in 1890, it was the first Fed…
Sherman Antitrust Act
20 terms
AP United States History Unit VIII Vocabulary
A landmark United States Supreme Court…
Group of countries exporting petroleum…
A military doctrine and nuclear strate…
A law passed in 1973 which allows Cong…
Brown v Board of Education
OPEC
Massive Retaliation
War Powers Act (1973)
A landmark United States Supreme Court…
Brown v Board of Education
Group of countries exporting petroleum…
OPEC
12 terms
AP United States History Unit IV Vocabulary
Principle of US policy, originated by…
A legal theory that a state has the ri…
The route along which the United State…
Religious revival movement during the…
Monroe Doctrine
Theory of Nullification
Trail of Tears
Second Great Awakening
Principle of US policy, originated by…
Monroe Doctrine
A legal theory that a state has the ri…
Theory of Nullification
12 terms
AP United States History Unit III Vocabulary
Four bills that were passed by the Fed…
Collective name for the first ten amen…
A document that embodies the fundament…
Act that created the Northwest Territo…
Alien and Sedition Acts
Bill of Rights
Constitution
NW Ordinance
Four bills that were passed by the Fed…
Alien and Sedition Acts
Collective name for the first ten amen…
Bill of Rights
72 terms
AP United States History- Constitution
Post-War Economy
Virginia Statute on Religious Freedom…
Northwest Ordinance of 1787
Debtor Relief
Commercial depression: urban areas struggled to manufacture,…
Foundation for First Amendment, offered free choice of religi…
Defined process for territories to become states (population…
Congress promised Continental Army soldiers land, failed to f…
Post-War Economy
Commercial depression: urban areas struggled to manufacture,…
Virginia Statute on Religious Freedom…
Foundation for First Amendment, offered free choice of religi…
12 terms
AP United States History Unit II Vocabulary
Mercantilism
Triangular Trade
Navigation Acts
Jamestown
Belief in the benefits of profitable trading
Multilateral system of trading in which a country pays for it…
Series of laws that restricted the use of foreign ships for t…
First permanent English settlement in North America
Mercantilism
Belief in the benefits of profitable trading
Triangular Trade
Multilateral system of trading in which a country pays for it…
61 terms
AP United States History Fall Final
Colonial America
Columbian Exchange
Encomienda System
Triangular Trade
Period One.
The exchange of plants, animals, diseases, and technologies b…
It gave settlers the right to tax local Native Americans or t…
A three way system of trade during 1600-1800s Africa sent sla…
Colonial America
Period One.
Columbian Exchange
The exchange of plants, animals, diseases, and technologies b…
38 terms
AP United States History | Chapter 22-24
AP UNITED STATES HISTORY... CHAPTER 22-2…
Causes of the Great Depression
Herbert Hoover
*** Hawley-Smoot Tariff (Hoover)
...
- people investing money they don't have ... - unemployment rate…
- believed everything would work out... - TOO conservative and d…
- law mechanism by which the US exported its depression to th…
AP UNITED STATES HISTORY... CHAPTER 22-2…
...
Causes of the Great Depression
- people investing money they don't have ... - unemployment rate…
77 terms
To the present - AP United States History
Oliver North
Oslo Accord
glasnost
Americans with Disabilities Act
Member of the National Security Council under President Ronal…
An agreement in 1993 in which Israeli prime minister Rabin gr…
A policy of Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev which called for…
Passed by Congress in 1991, this act banned discrimination ag…
Oliver North
Member of the National Security Council under President Ronal…
Oslo Accord
An agreement in 1993 in which Israeli prime minister Rabin gr…
12 terms
AP United States History Vocab I
Juan de Onate
Iroquois Confederacy
Joint Stock Company
Columbian Exchange
A conquistador from New Spain, explorer, and colonial governo…
A powerful and important northeast Native American confederacy
A company whose stock is owned jointly by the shareholders
The transfer of plants, animals, culture, technology, peoples…
Juan de Onate
A conquistador from New Spain, explorer, and colonial governo…
Iroquois Confederacy
A powerful and important northeast Native American confederacy
50 terms
AP United States History Vocabulary
Analyze
Interpret
Geography
Economics
Examine something for purposes of explanation and interpretat…
To explain or understand the meaning of
The study of the physical features of the earth and it's atmo…
The branch of knowledge concerned with the production, consum…
Analyze
Examine something for purposes of explanation and interpretat…
Interpret
To explain or understand the meaning of
201 terms
AP United States History Terms
Virginia House of Burgesses
Anglicanism
Mayflower Compact
Proprietary Colony
1619- the first legislative body in colonial America. Later o…
The national religion of England, founded by King Henry VIII.…
1620 - The first agreement for self-government in America. It…
Colonies run by powerful English politicians, who profited fr…
Virginia House of Burgesses
1619- the first legislative body in colonial America. Later o…
Anglicanism
The national religion of England, founded by King Henry VIII.…
63 terms
AP United States History Vocabulary
1919 steel strike
40 acres and a mule
9th and 10th U.S. Calvary
Abolitionism
Walkout by 300,000 steelworkers in the Midwest demanding unio…
Largely unfulfilled hope of many former slaves that they woul…
African-American army units in the Spanish-American war.
Movement begun in the North about 1830 to abolish slavery imm…
1919 steel strike
Walkout by 300,000 steelworkers in the Midwest demanding unio…
40 acres and a mule
Largely unfulfilled hope of many former slaves that they woul…
35 terms
AP United States History Terms
Mercantilism
House of Burgess
Indentured servitude
John Winthrop
Belief in the benefits of profitable trading; commercialism
The lower house of the colonial Virginia legislature.
Labor system where people, mostly youth, paid for their passa…
A wealthy English puritan lawyer and one of the leading figur…
Mercantilism
Belief in the benefits of profitable trading; commercialism
House of Burgess
The lower house of the colonial Virginia legislature.
51 terms
AP UNITED STATES HISTORY #16
rancheros
Myth of the Cowboy
Transcontinental railroad
Juan Cortina
Mexican ranch owners
A misconception that all cowboys were tough, self-motivated w…
Completed in 1869 at Promontory, Utah, it linked the eastern…
this is the name of the Tejano rebel who in a 1859 proclamati…
rancheros
Mexican ranch owners
Myth of the Cowboy
A misconception that all cowboys were tough, self-motivated w…
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