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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 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 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…
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 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…
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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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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 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 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 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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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
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 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 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: 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 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 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 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…
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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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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
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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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 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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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
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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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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
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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…
AP US History: Colonization & Settlement
Jamestown
John Smith
John Rolfe
Pocohontas
1st permanent English settlement in North America in 1607...W…
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...W…
John Smith
A captain famous for world travel. As a young man, he took co…
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AP US History Chapter 2 Key people
Philip II
Francis Drake
Opechancanough
Lord Baltimore
(1527-1598) King of Spain from 1556 to 1598. Absolute monarch…
famous English "Sea Dog"; first to circumnavigate the globe;
Powhatan's brother who became the head of the native confeder…
Founded the colony of Maryland and offered religious freedom…
Philip II
(1527-1598) King of Spain from 1556 to 1598. Absolute monarch…
Francis Drake
famous English "Sea Dog"; first to circumnavigate the globe;
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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…
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AP US History Chapter 22 People
A. Mitchell Palmer
Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti
Leo Frank
Zora Neale Hurston
Attorney General who rounded up many suspects who were though…
Italian anarchists convicted and executed for murder despite…
He was a Jewish superintendent of a company that was charged…
African American writer and folklore scholar who played a key…
A. Mitchell Palmer
Attorney General who rounded up many suspects who were though…
Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti
Italian anarchists convicted and executed for murder despite…
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AP US History Chapter 16 Terms
transcontinental railroad
protective tariff
Treaty of Kanagawa
Burlingame Treaty
Completed in 1869 at Promontory, Utah, it linked the eastern…
A tax on imported goods that raises the price of imports so p…
a treaty signed between the U.S. and Japan allowing Japan to…
An 1868 treaty that guaranteed the rights of U.S. missionarie…
transcontinental railroad
Completed in 1869 at Promontory, Utah, it linked the eastern…
protective tariff
A tax on imported goods that raises the price of imports so p…
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AP US History Chapter 20 People
Mary E. Lease
William Jennings Bryan
Theodore Roosevelt
Robert La Follette
An advocate of the suffrage movement as well as temperance bu…
Democratic presidential nominee in 1896, gave "Cross of Gold"…
26th president, known for: conservationism, trust-busting,, s…
The Progressive governor of Wisconsin who introduced his stat…
Mary E. Lease
An advocate of the suffrage movement as well as temperance bu…
William Jennings Bryan
Democratic presidential nominee in 1896, gave "Cross of Gold"…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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,…
AP US HISTORY CHAPTER 18
1. In order to maintain the two great…
2. The U.S.' victory in the Mexican Am…
3.The Wilmot Proviso, if adopted, woul…
4. The debate over slavery in the Mexi…
C
E
D
A
1. In order to maintain the two great…
C
2. The U.S.' victory in the Mexican Am…
E
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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)
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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…
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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 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…
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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…
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…
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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…
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