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AP UNITED STATES HISTORY #18
tenements
Mail-order catalogs
urbanization
Jacob Riis
Urban apartment buildings that served as housing for poor fac…
How did Americans living rural areas become aware of items to…
An increase in the percentage and in the number of people liv…
A Danish immigrant, he became a reporter who pointed out the…
tenements
Urban apartment buildings that served as housing for poor fac…
Mail-order catalogs
How did Americans living rural areas become aware of items to…
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AP United States History Chapter 1-3
The role of the Ice Age in shaping the…
Incas in Peru, Mayans in Central Ameri…
Early reasons why the European coloniz…
There were many "indirect discoverers"…
• creation of river valleys, mountains, Great Lakes, ice melt…
• cultivation of maize (Indian corn)... • development of cities…
•no dense population centers or "nation-states"... •Europeans ar…
•Scandinavians in Newfoundland around 1000 A.D.... •Christian cr…
The role of the Ice Age in shaping the…
• creation of river valleys, mountains, Great Lakes, ice melt…
Incas in Peru, Mayans in Central Ameri…
• cultivation of maize (Indian corn)... • development of cities…
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AP United States History: Dates
1607
1619
1754
1763
Jamestown
First African Americans, House of Burgesses
French and Indian War, Albany Plan
French and Indian War Ends, Pontiac's Rebellion
1607
Jamestown
1619
First African Americans, House of Burgesses
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AP UNITED STATES HISTORY #5
Battle of Yorktown
Thomas Paine
Common Sense
Second Continental Congress
Last major battle of the Revolutionary War. Cornwallis and hi…
American Revolutionary leader and pamphleteer (born in Englan…
1776: a pamphlet written by Thomas Paine that claimed the col…
Convened in May 1775, the Congress opposed the drastic move t…
Battle of Yorktown
Last major battle of the Revolutionary War. Cornwallis and hi…
Thomas Paine
American Revolutionary leader and pamphleteer (born in Englan…
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AP UNITED STATES HISTORY #11
planter aristocracy
slavocracy
slave markets
King Cotton
was the head of the southern society. they determined the pol…
the slave-based economy in the South kept out the industriali…
The slave market (foreign and domestic) was horrible; it sepa…
cotton and cotton-growing considered, in the pre-Civil War So…
planter aristocracy
was the head of the southern society. they determined the pol…
slavocracy
the slave-based economy in the South kept out the industriali…
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AP UNITED STATES HISTORY #4
commercial imperialism
territorial imperialism
colonial boycotts
Treaty of Paris 1763
. ... .
.... .
In response to Stamp Acts. Didn't buy British goods. Merchant…
Treaty between Britain, France, and Spain, which ended the Se…
commercial imperialism
. ... .
territorial imperialism
.... .
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AP United States HIstory Exam Terms
John Foster Dulles
massive retaliation
brinkmanship
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 Dates
1492
1498
1517
1521
Christopher Columbus (Italian, sailing for Spain) arrives in…
Vasco da Gama (Portugal) sails to India
Martin Luther challenges Roman Catholic beliefs and practices…
Spanish forces, led by Hernan Cortes, defeat the Mexica /Azte…
1492
Christopher Columbus (Italian, sailing for Spain) arrives in…
1498
Vasco da Gama (Portugal) sails to India
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AP United States History Semester 1 Final
Constitution
Amendment
Ratify
Impeach
A document which spells out the principles by which a governm…
A change in, or addition to, a constitution or law
Sign or give formal consent to (a treaty, contract, or agreem…
To accuse government officials of misconduct in office
Constitution
A document which spells out the principles by which a governm…
Amendment
A change in, or addition to, a constitution or law
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AP United States History: The American Revolution
Treaty of Paris 1763
Pontiac Rebellion
Proclamation of 1763
Sugar Act
England gets some territory in the West Indies and most of Fr…
Indians mad that the colonists were rushing over the mountain…
No settlement west of the Appalachian Mountains
Stop the illegal sugar trade between the colonies and themsel…
Treaty of Paris 1763
England gets some territory in the West Indies and most of Fr…
Pontiac Rebellion
Indians mad that the colonists were rushing over the mountain…
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AP United States History Exam
Christopher Columbus
Amerigo Vespucci
Treaty of Tordesillas
New Spain
-Italian born navigator who found fame when he landed in the…
-Italian member of a Portuguese expedition... -Explored South Am…
-Commitment between Spain and Portugal... -Created a Papal Line…
-Spain's tightly controlled empire in the New World... -Mainly l…
Christopher Columbus
-Italian born navigator who found fame when he landed in the…
Amerigo Vespucci
-Italian member of a Portuguese expedition... -Explored South Am…
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AP United States History Exam
Navigation Acts (1651)
Ben Franklin's Albany Plan of Union (1…
Treaty of Paris
Proclamation of 1763
Dutch success taught the English that expanding colonial comm…
at the outbreak of the F&I war ... wanted the creation of a gran…
Ended F&I war ... British victory ... US gets everything east of th…
Issued by London government ... Attempt to resolve back country…
Navigation Acts (1651)
Dutch success taught the English that expanding colonial comm…
Ben Franklin's Albany Plan of Union (1…
at the outbreak of the F&I war ... wanted the creation of a gran…
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AP United States History Midterm
American Indian Groups
Role of Geography
Maize/Three Sisters
Early Migration
Northeast- Iroquois Confederation & Powhatan... Southeast- Chero…
Settlers of the New World typically searched for fertile land…
Maize, or corn, was a staple crop grown by Native Americans,…
Wave One- Siberians during the Ice Age crossing the Pacific O…
American Indian Groups
Northeast- Iroquois Confederation & Powhatan... Southeast- Chero…
Role of Geography
Settlers of the New World typically searched for fertile land…
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AP United States History final
Native Americans in the Southwest
Native Americans in Great Basin/Plains
Native Americans in Atlantic Seaboard
Christopher Columbus
-Pueblo/Anasazi people... -Cultivated maize... Migrated due to clim…
-GB: Shoshone, Piute, Ute... -GP: Sioux, Blackfoot, Arapaho, Che…
-Formed Iroquois Great League Of Peace... -Became a powerful force
-Italian born navigator... -Came to the Americas in 1492 with Ni…
Native Americans in the Southwest
-Pueblo/Anasazi people... -Cultivated maize... Migrated due to clim…
Native Americans in Great Basin/Plains
-GB: Shoshone, Piute, Ute... -GP: Sioux, Blackfoot, Arapaho, Che…
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AP United States History (Chapter 18 Vocab)
Gilded Age
Interstate Commerce Act & Commission (…
J.P. Morgan
Andrew Carnegie
Who:... What:... When:... Where:... Significance:... Other Details:
Who:... What:... When:... Where:... Significance:... Other Details:
Who:... What:... When:... Where:... Significance:... Other Details:
Who:... What:... When:... Where:... Significance:... Other Details:
Gilded Age
Who:... What:... When:... Where:... Significance:... Other Details:
Interstate Commerce Act & Commission (…
Who:... What:... When:... Where:... Significance:... Other Details:
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AP United States History Review
Who sponsored the first colony in Amer…
What company sponsored Jamestown?
Who pioneered the growth of tobacco in…
What was the Headright system?
Sir Walter Raleigh
The Virginia Company
John Rolfe
Gave a plot of land (Headright) to any new settler
Who sponsored the first colony in Amer…
Sir Walter Raleigh
What company sponsored Jamestown?
The Virginia Company
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AP United States History: Constitution Unit
Principles of the Declaration of Indep…
Principles of the Declaration of Indep…
Popular Sovereignty
Representative Government
1. All men are created equal.... 2. We have certain unalienable…
1. Government derive their powers from the consent of the gov…
Sovereignty in government means supreme power or authority. U…
The Constitution establishes a representative democracy in wh…
Principles of the Declaration of Indep…
1. All men are created equal.... 2. We have certain unalienable…
Principles of the Declaration of Indep…
1. Government derive their powers from the consent of the gov…
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AP United States History unit 3
Republicanism
radical whig
sugar act
quartering act
political theory of representative government based on the pr…
18th-century British political commentators who agitated agai…
Duty on imported sugar from the west Indies it was the first…
Required colonies to provide food in quarters for British tro…
Republicanism
political theory of representative government based on the pr…
radical whig
18th-century British political commentators who agitated agai…
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AP United States History Exam
Maize
Diversification
Caste System
Feudalism
An early form of corn grown by Native Americans
...
...
A social, political, and economic system that dominated all a…
Maize
An early form of corn grown by Native Americans
Diversification
...
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AP United States History Exam
Navigation Acts (1651)
Ben Franklin's Albany Plan of Union (1…
Treaty of Paris
Proclamation of 1763
Dutch success taught the English that expanding colonial comm…
at the outbreak of the F&I war ... wanted the creation of a gran…
Ended F&I war ... British victory ... US gets everything east of th…
Issued by London government ... Attempt to resolve back country…
Navigation Acts (1651)
Dutch success taught the English that expanding colonial comm…
Ben Franklin's Albany Plan of Union (1…
at the outbreak of the F&I war ... wanted the creation of a gran…
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AP United States History Midterm
Discovery and Settlement of the New Wo…
Europe and the Impulse for Exploration
Spanish and French Exploration
The First English Settlements
- The first Americans came from Asia over a land bridge that…
-... -... -... -
-... -... -... -
-... -... -... -
Discovery and Settlement of the New Wo…
- The first Americans came from Asia over a land bridge that…
Europe and the Impulse for Exploration
-... -... -... -
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AP United States History Midterm
Differences of New England vs Chesapeake
What made up New England?
What made up Chesapeake?
What was big boy Bacon's Rebellion?
Goals: religion vs. money... Religion: protestant vs. anglican... M…
Massachusetts... New Hampshire... Connecticut... Rhode Island
Maryland... Virginia... North Carolina... South Carolina... Georgia
(1676) Poor farmers led by Nathaniel Bacon; initially a respo…
Differences of New England vs Chesapeake
Goals: religion vs. money... Religion: protestant vs. anglican... M…
What made up New England?
Massachusetts... New Hampshire... Connecticut... Rhode Island
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AP United States History - Chapter Six (Terms)
St. Bartholomew's Day 1572 (Massacre)
Huguenots
Edict of Nantes
Louis XIV
Men, women, and children Huguenots were all viciously murdere…
French Protestants
This gave Huguenots limited religious tolerance in 1598 after…
The French King who reigned for seventy-two years. He had a d…
St. Bartholomew's Day 1572 (Massacre)
Men, women, and children Huguenots were all viciously murdere…
Huguenots
French Protestants
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AP United States History - Chapter Five (Terms)
Thirteen original colonies
Scots-Irish
Paxton Boys
Regulator Movement
Located in the Eastern seaboard, these were the revolting col…
? people who spoke English and made up the 7 percent of the c…
An armed march led by the Scots-Irish in Philadelphia in 1764…
Direct effect of the Paxton Boys. An uprising in North Caroli…
Thirteen original colonies
Located in the Eastern seaboard, these were the revolting col…
Scots-Irish
? people who spoke English and made up the 7 percent of the c…
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AP United States History - Chapter Seven (Terms)
Republicanism
Radical Whigs
Mercantilism
Navigation Law of 1650
Derived from the Greeks and Romans. The representatives of th…
This was the second idea that shaped the American Revolution.…
British supported this theory to justify their control over t…
These laws said that the colonies could only trade with Engla…
Republicanism
Derived from the Greeks and Romans. The representatives of th…
Radical Whigs
This was the second idea that shaped the American Revolution.…
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AP United States History: Term Sheet V
Election of 1824
Corrupt Bargain
Tariff of Abominations
South Carolina Exposition and Protest
an American presidential election held in 1824, in which John…
the alleged deal between Adams and Clay after Adams was inaug…
the name given by its southern opponents to the Tariff of 182…
an explanation written by John C. Calhoun in 1828 that reinfo…
Election of 1824
an American presidential election held in 1824, in which John…
Corrupt Bargain
the alleged deal between Adams and Clay after Adams was inaug…
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AP UNITED STATES HISTORY EXAMINATION
Despite the claims of the author of th…
One of the strongest arguments in favo…
Which of the following developments of…
Which of the following best explains t…
The Mexican War
a belief in American cultural and... white racial superiority.
The acquisition of territories outside... the borders of the Uni…
Fierce competition between the... British and their growing colo…
Despite the claims of the author of th…
The Mexican War
One of the strongest arguments in favo…
a belief in American cultural and... white racial superiority.
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AP United States History - Chapter Four (Terms)
Indentured servants
Headright system
William Berkeley
Royal African Company
When someone bound themselves to servitude in order for passa…
Virginia and Maryland enabled wealthy people to acquire 50 ac…
The governor who resented indentures servants and bachelor men.
Lost its monopoly to sell slaves in 1689.
Indentured servants
When someone bound themselves to servitude in order for passa…
Headright system
Virginia and Maryland enabled wealthy people to acquire 50 ac…
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AP United States History: Period 3
Patrick Henry
Stamp Act Congress
Sons and Daughters of Liberty
John Dickinson
A founding father. He protested against the King, which many…
A congress of delegates from nine assemblies that met in New…
(Sons of Liberty) Colonists - primarily middling merchants an…
A founding Father. He was a writer and drafted petitions as w…
Patrick Henry
A founding father. He protested against the King, which many…
Stamp Act Congress
A congress of delegates from nine assemblies that met in New…
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AP United States History - Chapter Three (Terms)
Martin Luther/Protestant Reformation
John Calvin/Calvinism
Puritans/Presbyterians/Huguenots
Predestination/Conversion
? was a German friar that nailed his protest against the Cath…
Influenced by Martin Luther, he believed god's sole word came…
These were the majority who believed in Calvinism.
The Calvinist theology that from the moment you are born, god…
Martin Luther/Protestant Reformation
? was a German friar that nailed his protest against the Cath…
John Calvin/Calvinism
Influenced by Martin Luther, he believed god's sole word came…
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AP United States History: Unit 1
nation-state
matrilinear
confederacy
primeval
The modern form of political society that combines centralize…
the form of society in which family line, power, and wealth a…
An alliance or league of nations or peoples looser than a fed…
Concerning the earliest origin of things. "...the whispering,…
nation-state
The modern form of political society that combines centralize…
matrilinear
the form of society in which family line, power, and wealth a…
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AP United States History Chapter 21
Charles Lindbergh
Sacco & Vanzetti
John Scopes
Langston Hughes
Aviator, first to fly a plane across the Atlantic Ocean, Amer…
...
...
poet during the Harlem Renaissance
Charles Lindbergh
Aviator, first to fly a plane across the Atlantic Ocean, Amer…
Sacco & Vanzetti
...
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Ap United States History Ch 7 Vocabulary
Judiciary Act of 1789
Bill of Rights
Report on the Public Credit
Bank of the United States
Act that established a federal district court in each state a…
The first ten amendments to the constitution, officially rati…
Alexander Hamilton's 1790 report recommending that the federa…
A bank chartered in 1790 and jointly owned by private stockho…
Judiciary Act of 1789
Act that established a federal district court in each state a…
Bill of Rights
The first ten amendments to the constitution, officially rati…
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AP United States History Unit VII Vocabulary
Social and political reformer who succ…
A philosophy embraced by the Universit…
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
A philosophy embraced by the Universit…
Wisconsin Plan
AP United States History Unit 5
Lincoln-Douglas Debates
Compromise of 1850
Fugitive Slave Law
Kansas-Nebraska Act
Series of debates in the 1858 Illinois senatorial campaign du…
The four-step compromise which admitted California as a free…
Part of the Compromise of 1850 that required the authorities…
Law passed in 1854 creating the Kansas and Nebraska territori…
Lincoln-Douglas Debates
Series of debates in the 1858 Illinois senatorial campaign du…
Compromise of 1850
The four-step compromise which admitted California as a free…
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AP United States History Unit 1 Review
European exploration and conquest were…
New crops from the Americas stimulated…
Improvements in technology and more or…
With little experience dealing with pe…
new sources of wealth, increased power and status, and conver…
Corn and potatoes
the sextant and joint-stock companies
Juan de Sepúlveda and Bartolomé de Las Casas, both Spanish pr…
European exploration and conquest were…
new sources of wealth, increased power and status, and conver…
New crops from the Americas stimulated…
Corn and potatoes
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AP United States History: Cold War Unit
Struggle of US and USSR in Cold War
Yalta Conference
Potsdam Conference
"Iron Curtain" Speech
1. Political, military, and economic struggles... 2. Capitalism…
February 1943: Final meeting of Big Three: Stalin, Churchill,…
July 1945: ... New Group of Constituents: Truman, Attlee (Britis…
1946: Fulton, Missouri... Winston Churchill described the divisi…
Struggle of US and USSR in Cold War
1. Political, military, and economic struggles... 2. Capitalism…
Yalta Conference
February 1943: Final meeting of Big Three: Stalin, Churchill,…
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AP United States History Chapter 10
Franchise (p. 316)
Notables (p. 316)
Political machine (p. 317)
Spoils system (p. 318)
The right to vote. Between 1820 and 1860, most states revised…
Northern landlords, slave-owning planters, and seaport mercha…
A complex, hierarchical party organization such as New York's…
The widespread award of public jobs to political supporters a…
Franchise (p. 316)
The right to vote. Between 1820 and 1860, most states revised…
Notables (p. 316)
Northern landlords, slave-owning planters, and seaport mercha…
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AP United States History Chapter 2
Spanish Armada
Roanoke Island
Virginia Company
Anglo-Powhatan War
"Invincible" group of ships sent by King Philip II of Spain t…
(1585) Sir Walter Raleigh's failed colonial settlement off th…
The first joint-stock company in the colonies; founded Jamest…
Declared by Lord De La Warr after tense relations and the rai…
Spanish Armada
"Invincible" group of ships sent by King Philip II of Spain t…
Roanoke Island
(1585) Sir Walter Raleigh's failed colonial settlement off th…
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AP United States History Chapter 20
Robert Lansing
Victoriano Huerta
General John J. Pershing
Jeanette Rankin
After William Jennings Bryan resigned (because he thought Wil…
After a radical uprising in Mexico in which Madero overthrew…
Sent to attack Mexico, Mexicans were scared that Pershing had…
First female Congressperson in Montana, voted against declara…
Robert Lansing
After William Jennings Bryan resigned (because he thought Wil…
Victoriano Huerta
After a radical uprising in Mexico in which Madero overthrew…
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Key Terms AP United States History
Treaty of Tordesillas 1494
Encomienda System 1512
Pope's Rebellion 1680
Virginia Company of London 1606
-Pope separated the Spanish and Portuguese routes... -Route arou…
-Created by Spanish monarchs... - Native Americans could be used…
-Pueblo Indians revolt against Spanish by killing priest and…
-1st company given charter to establish colony
Treaty of Tordesillas 1494
-Pope separated the Spanish and Portuguese routes... -Route arou…
Encomienda System 1512
-Created by Spanish monarchs... - Native Americans could be used…
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AP United States History Chapter 6
Battle of Long Island (p. 184)
Battle of Saratoga (1777) (p. 187)
Valley Forge (p. 189)
Philipsburg Proclamation (p. 190)
First major engagement of the new Continental army, defending…
A multistage battle in New York ending with the surrender of…
A military camp in which George Washington's army of 12,000 s…
A 1779 proclamation that declared that any slave who deserted…
Battle of Long Island (p. 184)
First major engagement of the new Continental army, defending…
Battle of Saratoga (1777) (p. 187)
A multistage battle in New York ending with the surrender of…
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Ap United States History chapter 10
Indian Removal Act
Cherokee Nation v Georgia
Worchester v Georgia
Cherokee Trail of Tears
Forced the resettlement of many thousands of American Indians.
When the Cherokees challenged Georgia in the courts, the Supr…
In a second case involving the natives, the court ruled that…
In 1838, after Jackson had left office, the US army forced 15…
Indian Removal Act
Forced the resettlement of many thousands of American Indians.
Cherokee Nation v Georgia
When the Cherokees challenged Georgia in the courts, the Supr…
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AP United States History Chapter 4
Tenancy (p. 116)
Competency (p. 117)
Household Mode of Production (p. 120)
Squatters (p. 121)
The rental of property. To attract tenants in New York's Huds…
The ability of a family to keep a household solvent and indep…
The system of exchanging goods and labor that helped eighteen…
Someone who settles on land he or she does not own or rent. m…
Tenancy (p. 116)
The rental of property. To attract tenants in New York's Huds…
Competency (p. 117)
The ability of a family to keep a household solvent and indep…
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AP United States History: Chapter 2 Glossary
Nationalism
Primogeniture
Joint-Stock Companies
Charter
Fervent belief and loyalty given to the political unit of the…
The legal principle that the oldest son inherits all family p…
An economic arrangement by which a number of investors pool t…
A legal document granted by a government to some group or age…
Nationalism
Fervent belief and loyalty given to the political unit of the…
Primogeniture
The legal principle that the oldest son inherits all family p…
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AP United States History Chapter 23
Smoot-Hawley Tariff (p. 736)
Bonus Army (p. 738)
Fireside chats (p. 740)
Hundred Days (p. 740)
A high tariff enacted in 1930 during the Great Depression. By…
A group of 15,000 unemployed World War I veterans who set up…
A series of informal radio addresses Franklin Roosevelt made…
A legendary session during the first few months of Franklin R…
Smoot-Hawley Tariff (p. 736)
A high tariff enacted in 1930 during the Great Depression. By…
Bonus Army (p. 738)
A group of 15,000 unemployed World War I veterans who set up…
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AP United State History Exam
Thomas Paine's Common Sense
Stamp Act Congress
Stamp Act
First Continental Congress
1776- Paine argued for independence and believed Parliament w…
1765- Meeting of nine of the thirteen colonies held the meeti…
Parliament could not tax the colonists due to lack of represe…
Delagates from all colonies except Georgia met to discuss pro…
Thomas Paine's Common Sense
1776- Paine argued for independence and believed Parliament w…
Stamp Act Congress
1765- Meeting of nine of the thirteen colonies held the meeti…
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AP United States History: Chapter 3 Glossary
Predestination
Elect
Conversion
Visible Saints
The Calvinist doctrine that God has foreordained some people…
In Calvinist doctrine, those who have been chosen by God for…
A religious turn to God, thought by Calvinists to involve an…
In Calvinism, those who publicly proclaimed their experience…
Predestination
The Calvinist doctrine that God has foreordained some people…
Elect
In Calvinist doctrine, those who have been chosen by God for…
AP United States History Unit 4
Marbury v. Madison
Embargo Act of 1807
War Hawks
Nullification
Landmark United States Supreme Court case in which the Court…
General Embargo that made illegal any and all exports from th…
A term used in politics for someone favoring war in a debate…
Legal theory that a state has the right to nullify, or invali…
Marbury v. Madison
Landmark United States Supreme Court case in which the Court…
Embargo Act of 1807
General Embargo that made illegal any and all exports from th…
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AP United States History Test 1
History
Historiography
Artifact
Archive
Change, the study of change through time
The study of what happened in the past, how that has affected…
Something you can touch or feel to examine history analytically
A collection of historical documents or records providing inf…
History
Change, the study of change through time
Historiography
The study of what happened in the past, how that has affected…
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