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AP US History: Exploration
Vasco da Gama
Christopher Columbus
Henry de Soto
Ponce de Leon
Portuguese explorer. In 1497-1498 he led the first naval expe…
An Italian navigator who was funded by the Spanish Government…
First person to sail into the Miss. River in 1542
Discovered and claimed Florida (Land of the Flowers) for Spai…
Vasco da Gama
Portuguese explorer. In 1497-1498 he led the first naval expe…
Christopher Columbus
An Italian navigator who was funded by the Spanish Government…
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AP US History Vocabulary
Bacon's Rebellion
Tobacco
Chesapeake Bay
Half Way Covenant
William Berkeley the governor of Virginia lamented his lot as…
lucrative crop of the Chesapeake region;, The primary staple…
Where Virginia and Maryland colonies were located, much tobac…
Troubled ministers in 1662 announced a new formula for church…
Bacon's Rebellion
William Berkeley the governor of Virginia lamented his lot as…
Tobacco
lucrative crop of the Chesapeake region;, The primary staple…
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AP US History - Chapter 24 Vocabulary
Triple Alliance
Triple Entente
conscription
Serbia
Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Italy (at first), Alliance betw…
France, Great Britain, and Russia (at first)
a military draft
Country seeking independence from Austria, supported by Russia
Triple Alliance
Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Italy (at first), Alliance betw…
Triple Entente
France, Great Britain, and Russia (at first)
34 terms
AP US History Chapter 13
Manifest Destiny
Californios
"Fifty-four forty or fight"
conscience Whigs
A term coined by John L. O'Sullivan in 1845 to express the id…
The elite Mexican ranchers in the province of California.
Democratic candidate James K. Polk's slogan in the election o…
Whig politicians who opposed the Mexican War (1846-1848) on m…
Manifest Destiny
A term coined by John L. O'Sullivan in 1845 to express the id…
Californios
The elite Mexican ranchers in the province of California.
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AP US History Chapter 14
Crittenden Compromise
total war
Draft (conscription)
habeas corpus
A plan proposed by Senator John J. Crittenden for a constitut…
A form of warfare that mobilizes all of a societies resources…
The system for selecting individuals for compulsory military…
A legal writ forcing government authorities to justify their…
Crittenden Compromise
A plan proposed by Senator John J. Crittenden for a constitut…
total war
A form of warfare that mobilizes all of a societies resources…
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AP US History Chapter 13
Manifest Destiny
Californios
"Fifty-four forty or fight"
conscience Whigs
A term coined by John L. O'Sullivan in 1845 to express the id…
The elite Mexican ranchers in the province of California.
Democratic candidate James K. Polk's slogan in the election o…
Whig politicians who opposed the Mexican War (1846-1848) on m…
Manifest Destiny
A term coined by John L. O'Sullivan in 1845 to express the id…
Californios
The elite Mexican ranchers in the province of California.
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AP US History Unit 1
Walter Raleigh
Elizabeth I
Treaty of Tordesillas
Pocahontas
Founder of England's first American colony. (Roanoke, it fail…
English Queen during golden age. Reestablished Protestantism…
a 1494 agreement between Portugal and Spain, declaring that n…
a Powhatan woman (the daughter of Powhatan) who befriended th…
Walter Raleigh
Founder of England's first American colony. (Roanoke, it fail…
Elizabeth I
English Queen during golden age. Reestablished Protestantism…
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AP US History Period 1
maize cultivation
hunter-gatherer economy
western hemisphere
west africa
The growing of Indian corn, a staple of many Indians diets, l…
A nomadic way of life with no agriculture focused on followin…
The Americas
A area of Africa that was previously unreachable until the in…
maize cultivation
The growing of Indian corn, a staple of many Indians diets, l…
hunter-gatherer economy
A nomadic way of life with no agriculture focused on followin…
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AP US History Chapter 11
individualism
American Renaissance
utopias
socialism
Word coined by Alexis de Tocqueville in 1835 to describe Amer…
A literary explosion during the 1840s inspired in part by Eme…
Communities founded by reformers and transcendentalists to he…
a system of social and economic organization based on the com…
individualism
Word coined by Alexis de Tocqueville in 1835 to describe Amer…
American Renaissance
A literary explosion during the 1840s inspired in part by Eme…
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AP US History Period 1
maize cultivation
hunter-gatherer economy
western hemisphere
west africa
The growing of Indian corn, a staple of many Indians diets, l…
A nomadic way of life with no agriculture focused on followin…
The Americas
A area of Africa that was previously unreachable until the in…
maize cultivation
The growing of Indian corn, a staple of many Indians diets, l…
hunter-gatherer economy
A nomadic way of life with no agriculture focused on followin…
20 terms
AP US History Period 1
maize cultivation
hunter-gatherer economy
western hemisphere
west africa
The growing of Indian corn, a staple of many Indians diets, l…
A nomadic way of life with no agriculture focused on followin…
The Americas
A area of Africa that was previously unreachable until the in…
maize cultivation
The growing of Indian corn, a staple of many Indians diets, l…
hunter-gatherer economy
A nomadic way of life with no agriculture focused on followin…
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AP US History Vocabulary
Mayflower Compact
Predestination
Visible Saints
Separatists
This document was not a constitution; was a simple agreement…
theory set up by John Calvin saying that God knew who was goi…
Those who sought the signs of conversion or the receipt of Go…
Pilgrims that started out in Holland in the 1620's who travel…
Mayflower Compact
This document was not a constitution; was a simple agreement…
Predestination
theory set up by John Calvin saying that God knew who was goi…
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AP US History Chapter 12
coastal trade
inland system
Chattel principle
benevolent masters
The domestic slave trade with routes along the Atlantic coast…
The slave trade system in the interior of the country that fe…
A system of bondage in which a slave has the legal status of…
Slave owners who considered themselves committed to the welfa…
coastal trade
The domestic slave trade with routes along the Atlantic coast…
inland system
The slave trade system in the interior of the country that fe…
532 terms
AP US History Review
Treaty of Tordesillas (1494)
St. Augustine (1565)
Mercantilism
New Amsterdam
An agreement between Portugal and Spain which declared that n…
The oldest continually inhabited European settlement in Unite…
European government policies of the 16th-18th centuries desig…
A settlement established by the Dutch near the mouth of Hudso…
Treaty of Tordesillas (1494)
An agreement between Portugal and Spain which declared that n…
St. Augustine (1565)
The oldest continually inhabited European settlement in Unite…
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unit 1 - AP US History
Columbian Exchange
John Smith
Jamestown
Joint-Stock companies
exchanges of plants, animals, diseases, and technology transf…
English explorer, soldier and writer; best known for his role…
first permanent English settlement in North America
business entity where different stocks can be bought and owne…
Columbian Exchange
exchanges of plants, animals, diseases, and technology transf…
John Smith
English explorer, soldier and writer; best known for his role…
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AP US HISTORY
Whigs
Parliament
French & Indian War
Albany Plan of Union (1754)
a member of the patriotic party during the Revolutionary peri…
a legislative body in any of various other countries.... a meet…
the war in America in which France and its Indian allies oppo…
a meeting of delegates from seven American colonies, held in…
Whigs
a member of the patriotic party during the Revolutionary peri…
Parliament
a legislative body in any of various other countries.... a meet…
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AP US History Chapter 13
Manifest Destiny
Californios
"Fifty-four forty or fight"
conscience Whigs
A term coined by John L. O'Sullivan in 1845 to express the id…
The elite Mexican ranchers in the province of California.
Democratic candidate James K. Polk's slogan in the election o…
Whig politicians who opposed the Mexican War (1846-1848) on m…
Manifest Destiny
A term coined by John L. O'Sullivan in 1845 to express the id…
Californios
The elite Mexican ranchers in the province of California.
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AP US History Vocabulary
1. Jamestown
2. John Smith
3. John Rolfe
4. Virginia House of Burgesses
The first successful English colony. Founded in 1607.
Helped found and govern Jamestown. His leadership and strict…
He was one of the English settlers at Jamestown (and he marri…
1619 - the first legislative body in colonial America. Later…
1. Jamestown
The first successful English colony. Founded in 1607.
2. John Smith
Helped found and govern Jamestown. His leadership and strict…
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AP US History Dates Test
1492
1607
1619
1754
Columbus sails ocean blue. What a loser.
Jamestown established.
First African slaves brought to North America.
French and Indian War Begins
1492
Columbus sails ocean blue. What a loser.
1607
Jamestown established.
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AP US HISTORY VOCABULARY
Nation-state
Matrilinear
Confederacy
Primeval
The modern form of political society that combines central go…
Form of society where the family line, power, and wealth are…
An alliance or League nations or pplz looser than a federation
Concerning the earliest origin of things
Nation-state
The modern form of political society that combines central go…
Matrilinear
Form of society where the family line, power, and wealth are…
457 terms
AP US History Vocabulary
Abolitionists
Adams, Abigail
Allen, Richard
American Expeditionary Force
a person who favors the abolition of a practice or institutio…
Abigail Adams was the wife of John Adams, the first Vice Pres…
Richard Allen was a minister, educator, writer, and one of Am…
The American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) consisted of the Unit…
Abolitionists
a person who favors the abolition of a practice or institutio…
Adams, Abigail
Abigail Adams was the wife of John Adams, the first Vice Pres…
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AP US History Chapter 22
Adkins v Children's Hospital
Welfare capitalism
Red Scare
Palmer raids
1923 Supreme Court case that voided a minimum a minimum wage…
An approach to labor relations in which companies meet some o…
Term for the communism that swept the country first after WWI…
A series of raids on radical organizations that peaked in Jan…
Adkins v Children's Hospital
1923 Supreme Court case that voided a minimum a minimum wage…
Welfare capitalism
An approach to labor relations in which companies meet some o…
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AP US History: Reconstruction
black codes
black reconstruction
John Wilkes Booth
carpetbaggers
Laws denying most legal rights to newly freed slaves; passed…
Blacks could vote and had rights, but black codes kept them v…
..., was an American stage actor who, as part of a conspiracy…
A derogatory term applied to Northerners who migrated south d…
black codes
Laws denying most legal rights to newly freed slaves; passed…
black reconstruction
Blacks could vote and had rights, but black codes kept them v…
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AP US History Constitution
Shays' Rebellion (1786-87)
Annapolis Convention (1786)
Great (Connecticut) Compromise
Commerce Compromise
An armed uprising that took place in central and western Mass…
Held to discuss the barriers that limited trade or commerce b…
Provisions:... 1) A state's representation in the House of Repre…
Provisions:... The South agreed to federal control over foreign…
Shays' Rebellion (1786-87)
An armed uprising that took place in central and western Mass…
Annapolis Convention (1786)
Held to discuss the barriers that limited trade or commerce b…
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AP US History Vocabulary
Protestant Reformation
Spanish Armada
Primogeniture
House of Burgesses
Religious conflict, moreover, disrupted England in midcentury…
(1588) In this battle Phillip II tried to attack England but…
Laws of primogeniture decreed that only eldest sons were elig…
Representative self government was also born in Virginia in t…
Protestant Reformation
Religious conflict, moreover, disrupted England in midcentury…
Spanish Armada
(1588) In this battle Phillip II tried to attack England but…
8 terms
AP US History People
George Grenville
John Dickinson
Charles Townshend
Lord North
Elected as British prime minister. Created the Sugar Acts. Hi…
Conservative leader who wrote "Letters from a Farmer in Penns…
the Chancellor of the Exchequer had a large hand in creating…
Became Prime Minister in 1770, persuaded Parliament to repeal…
George Grenville
Elected as British prime minister. Created the Sugar Acts. Hi…
John Dickinson
Conservative leader who wrote "Letters from a Farmer in Penns…
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AP US History Vocabulary
Embargo Act
Louisiana Purchase Treaty
Non-Intercourse Act
Chesapeake Incident
The Embargo Act of 1807 was a law passed by Congress forbiddi…
In 1803 Thomas Jefferson purchased 828,000 square miles of la…
was a watered down version of Jefferson's embargo aimed solel…
An incident that happened on June 22, 1807. Britain's determi…
Embargo Act
The Embargo Act of 1807 was a law passed by Congress forbiddi…
Louisiana Purchase Treaty
In 1803 Thomas Jefferson purchased 828,000 square miles of la…
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AP US History Revolution
First Continental Congress (1774)
Radicals (American Revolution)
Patrick Henry
Samuel Adams
All of the colonies except Georgia sent representatives to de…
Colonists that supported the revolution and Independence from…
Radical from Virginia; delegate at Continental Congress. "Giv…
Radical from Massachusetts; delegate at Continental Congress;…
First Continental Congress (1774)
All of the colonies except Georgia sent representatives to de…
Radicals (American Revolution)
Colonists that supported the revolution and Independence from…
500 terms
AP US History Flashcards
Christopher Columbus
Amerigo Vespucci
Treaty of Tordesillas
New Spain
1451-1506... *Italian-born navigator who found fame when he land…
1454-1512... *Italian member of a Portuguese expedition... *Explore…
1493... *Commitment between Spain and Portugal... *Created a Papal…
1400s and 1500s... *Spain tightly controlled empire in the New W…
Christopher Columbus
1451-1506... *Italian-born navigator who found fame when he land…
Amerigo Vespucci
1454-1512... *Italian member of a Portuguese expedition... *Explore…
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AP US HIstory
Clovis people
Bering Land Bridge
Anasazi
Mound Builders
The name of early residents of North America whose spear poin…
The name given to the land that connected Alaska and Siberia…
Meaning "ancient ones" lived in modern day New Mexico, Arizon…
Name given to Native American tribes yhat built large burial…
Clovis people
The name of early residents of North America whose spear poin…
Bering Land Bridge
The name given to the land that connected Alaska and Siberia…
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Revolution- AP US History
Virtual or Actual? British argued that…
Virtual or Actual? Americans thought t…
Which act required Americans to house…
Which acts were passed after Boston Te…
Virtual
Actual
Quartering Act
Intolerable/Coercive Acts
Virtual or Actual? British argued that…
Virtual
Virtual or Actual? Americans thought t…
Actual
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AP US History Review
Why 1491 - 1607 was chosen as the date…
maize cultivation
Pre-Columbian economy in Northwest and…
Pre-Columbian economy in Great Basin a…
1491 is one year prior to the arrival of Columbus and Europea…
The spread of ____________ from present-day Mexico northward…
a mix of foraging and hunting. EX: Chinook of Pacific Northwest
Societies responded to the lack of natural resources in the _…
Why 1491 - 1607 was chosen as the date…
1491 is one year prior to the arrival of Columbus and Europea…
maize cultivation
The spread of ____________ from present-day Mexico northward…
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AP US History
English found Jamestown, Virginia
Dutch deliver first slaves to Virginia
November 9, Mayflower ship lands at Ca…
French and Indian War erupts as a resu…
1607
1619
1620
1754
English found Jamestown, Virginia
1607
Dutch deliver first slaves to Virginia
1619
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AP US History Summer Vocabulary
Burned Over District
"Citie upon a hill..."
"Free Soil" Movement
"The Great Compromise"
The western and central regions of of New York where religiou…
Said by Winthrop: refers to the idea that the Puritan colonis…
The "Free Soil" party started this in Buffalo, New York. They…
Rolbert Sherman proposed two houses of senate: one that would…
Burned Over District
The western and central regions of of New York where religiou…
"Citie upon a hill..."
Said by Winthrop: refers to the idea that the Puritan colonis…
25 terms
AP US History Chapter 22
Vannevar Bush
Clarence Darrow
Japanese
Langston Hughes
American engineer, known for heading the US Office of Scienti…
A famed criminal defense lawyer for Scopes, who supported evo…
Japanese and Japanese Americans from the West Coast of the Un…
African American poet who described the rich culture of afric…
Vannevar Bush
American engineer, known for heading the US Office of Scienti…
Clarence Darrow
A famed criminal defense lawyer for Scopes, who supported evo…
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US AP History Period 1
How did early Americans reach North an…
When was the land bridge formed? What…
What were the Indians doing when they…
What were the most complex Indian comm…
They crossed a land bridge from Asia
During the ice age, ice/land
Following food or herds
Mayan, Inca and Aztecs
How did early Americans reach North an…
They crossed a land bridge from Asia
When was the land bridge formed? What…
During the ice age, ice/land
532 terms
AP US History Review
Treaty of Tordesillas (1494)
St. Augustine (1565)
Mercantilism
New Amsterdam
An agreement between Portugal and Spain which declared that n…
The oldest continually inhabited European settlement in Unite…
European government policies of the 16th-18th centuries desig…
A settlement established by the Dutch near the mouth of Hudso…
Treaty of Tordesillas (1494)
An agreement between Portugal and Spain which declared that n…
St. Augustine (1565)
The oldest continually inhabited European settlement in Unite…
48 terms
US AP History Period 1
How did early Americans reach North an…
When was the land bridge formed? What…
What were the Indians doing when they…
What were the most complex Indian comm…
They crossed a land bridge from Asia
During the ice age, ice/land
Following food or herds
Mayan, Inca and Aztecs
How did early Americans reach North an…
They crossed a land bridge from Asia
When was the land bridge formed? What…
During the ice age, ice/land
43 terms
AP US History: Colonization & Settlement
Jamestown
John Smith
John Rolfe
Pocohontas
1st permanent English settlement in North America in 1607.
A captain famous for world travel. As a young man, he took co…
He was one of the English settlers at Jamestown (and he marri…
An American Indian princess who saved the life of John Smith…
Jamestown
1st permanent English settlement in North America in 1607.
John Smith
A captain famous for world travel. As a young man, he took co…
36 terms
AP US History - Chapter 21 Vocabulary
The Gilded Age
Carry Nation
George Washington Plunkitt
Stalwarts
Mark Twain and Charles Dudley Warner's 1873 novel, the title…
A prohibitionist. She believed that bars and other liquor-rel…
A corrupt politician who was a leader of the corrupt politica…
Conservative Republican party faction during the presidency o…
The Gilded Age
Mark Twain and Charles Dudley Warner's 1873 novel, the title…
Carry Nation
A prohibitionist. She believed that bars and other liquor-rel…
66 terms
GVHS AP US History Chapter 12 vocabulary
Transcontinental Railroad
protective tariff
Treaty of Kanagawa
Burlingame Treaty
The railway line completed on May 10, 1869, that connected th…
A tax or duty on foreign producers of goods coming into or im…
An 1854 treaty that, in the wake of a show of military force…
An 1868 treaty that guaranteed the rights of U.S. missionarie…
Transcontinental Railroad
The railway line completed on May 10, 1869, that connected th…
protective tariff
A tax or duty on foreign producers of goods coming into or im…
42 terms
AP US History - Chapter 18 Vocabulary
Second Industrial Revolution
Charles Francis Adams Jr.
Union Pacific Railroad
Central Pacific Railroad
Begun in the mid-nineteenth century and centered in the Unite…
Head of the Union Pacific Railroad.
1,086 miles of railroad built along a north-central route wes…
689 miles of railroad built along a north-central route eastw…
Second Industrial Revolution
Begun in the mid-nineteenth century and centered in the Unite…
Charles Francis Adams Jr.
Head of the Union Pacific Railroad.
18 terms
AP US History Vocabulary
Mayflower Compact
Predestination
Visible Saints
Separatists
This document was not a constitution; was a simple agreement…
theory set up by John Calvin saying that God knew who was goi…
Those who sought the signs of conversion or the receipt of Go…
Pilgrims that started out in Holland in the 1620's who travel…
Mayflower Compact
This document was not a constitution; was a simple agreement…
Predestination
theory set up by John Calvin saying that God knew who was goi…
15 terms
AP US History Vocabulary
Protestant Reformation
Spanish Armada
Primogeniture
House of Burgesses
Religious conflict, moreover, disrupted England in midcentury…
(1588) In this battle Phillip II tried to attack England but…
Laws of primogeniture decreed that only eldest sons were elig…
Representative self government was also born in Virginia in t…
Protestant Reformation
Religious conflict, moreover, disrupted England in midcentury…
Spanish Armada
(1588) In this battle Phillip II tried to attack England but…
37 terms
AP US History Vocabulary
Colombian Exchange
European Colonies in North Americs
Mercantilism
Jamestown
A period of cultural and biological exchanges between the New…
France, Britain Canadian Colonies, Denmark, Netherlands, Norw…
Belief in the benefits of profitable trading, commercialism
A settlement in the colony of Virginia that was the first per…
Colombian Exchange
A period of cultural and biological exchanges between the New…
European Colonies in North Americs
France, Britain Canadian Colonies, Denmark, Netherlands, Norw…
15 terms
AP US History Vocabulary
Protestant Reformation
Spanish Armada
Primogeniture
House of Burgesses
Religious conflict, moreover, disrupted England in midcentury…
(1588) In this battle Phillip II tried to attack England but…
Laws of primogeniture decreed that only eldest sons were elig…
Representative self government was also born in Virginia in t…
Protestant Reformation
Religious conflict, moreover, disrupted England in midcentury…
Spanish Armada
(1588) In this battle Phillip II tried to attack England but…
59 terms
AP US History Vocabulary
Abolitionist Movement
Abolitionists
Abigail Adams
Jane Addams
first aimed to stop the slave trade, but eventually supported…
a person who advocated or supported the abolition of slavery…
Abigail Adams was the wife of second president John Adams. Sh…
a middle-class woman dedicated to uplifting the urban masses;…
Abolitionist Movement
first aimed to stop the slave trade, but eventually supported…
Abolitionists
a person who advocated or supported the abolition of slavery…
111 terms
AP US History Vocabulary
Abolitionists
American Indians
American Revolution
American system
People who favor the abolition of a practice or institution,…
Members of any of the indigenous peoples of North, Central, a…
The war of 1775-83 in which the American colonists won indepe…
The policy of promoting industry in the U.S. by adoption of a…
Abolitionists
People who favor the abolition of a practice or institution,…
American Indians
Members of any of the indigenous peoples of North, Central, a…
77 terms
AP US History Vocabulary
American Expeditionary Force
American System
Articles of Confederation
Axis Powers
American force of 14,500 that landed in France in June 1917 u…
The program of government subsidies favored by Henry Clay to…
First structure of newly-freed US government, set up loose co…
Opponents of US and Allies during World War II (Germany, Japa…
American Expeditionary Force
American force of 14,500 that landed in France in June 1917 u…
American System
The program of government subsidies favored by Henry Clay to…
171 terms
AP US History Vocabulary
Pueblo
Iroquois
Smallpox
Mestiza
Name for the Native Americans of southwestern United States t…
Confederation of Indian tribes living in Northeastern U.S.
Infectious disease brought to American by the Spanish. Devast…
Mixed European and American Indian
Pueblo
Name for the Native Americans of southwestern United States t…
Iroquois
Confederation of Indian tribes living in Northeastern U.S.
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