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AP US History Period 5 (1844-1877)
California Gold Rush
popular sovereignty
Kansas Nebraska Act
Free "Soiler"
1849 (San Francisco 49ers) Gold discovered in California attr…
A belief that ultimate power resides in the people.
1854 - Created Nebraska and Kansas as states and gave the peo…
People who opposed expansion of slavery into western territor…
California Gold Rush
1849 (San Francisco 49ers) Gold discovered in California attr…
popular sovereignty
A belief that ultimate power resides in the people.
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AP US History Unit 4
Francis Scott Key
Andrew Jackson
Washington Irving
James Monroe
An American lawyer, author, and amateur poet from Georgetown…
An American statesman who served as the seventh President of…
An American short story writer, essayist, biographer, histori…
The fifth President of the United States, serving between 181…
Francis Scott Key
An American lawyer, author, and amateur poet from Georgetown…
Andrew Jackson
An American statesman who served as the seventh President of…
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AMSCO AP US History Chapter 19
laissez-faire economics and politics
divided electorate
identity politics
"Rum, Romanism, and Rebellion"
The idea that government should do little to interfer with th…
In the late 1800s, Republicans kept memories of the Civil War…
Political activity and ideas based on the shared experiences…
In the 1884 election, the Democratic party was labeled with t…
laissez-faire economics and politics
The idea that government should do little to interfer with th…
divided electorate
In the late 1800s, Republicans kept memories of the Civil War…
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AP US History Period 4 (1800-1848)
Era of Good Feelings
Sectionalism
James Monroe
Nationalism
A name for President Monroe's two terms, a period of strong n…
Different parts of the country developing unique and separate…
The fifth president of the United States. His administration…
A devotion to the interests and culture of one's nation.
Era of Good Feelings
A name for President Monroe's two terms, a period of strong n…
Sectionalism
Different parts of the country developing unique and separate…
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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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AP US History Chapter 5
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: Period 6
American Indians
Conspicuous consumption
Holding companies
Laissez-faire
tribes were being dispersed onto small reservations
the rich continued to bask in their wealth spending money on…
one company owns the majority of stock of a large number of c…
the theory that the government should not interfere in the op…
American Indians
tribes were being dispersed onto small reservations
Conspicuous consumption
the rich continued to bask in their wealth spending money on…
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AP US History Period 2 (1607-1754)
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 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…
AP US History Period 2 (1607-1754)
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…
AMSCO AP US History Chapter 1 - 15
American Indian Societies 1491
European incentives for exploring and…
Columbian Exchange
triangular trade
(PEO) Some time between 10,000 and 40,000 years ago, people m…
(WOR) In the 15th century (1400s) there were three primary mo…
(WOR) The Europeans and the original inhabitants of the Ameri…
(WXT) In the 17th century New England merchant ships would fo…
American Indian Societies 1491
(PEO) Some time between 10,000 and 40,000 years ago, people m…
European incentives for exploring and…
(WOR) In the 15th century (1400s) there were three primary mo…
AP US History Period 4
Federalist
Democratic-Republicans
Election of 1800
Hartford Convention, 1814
political party created in the 1790s led by Alexander Hamilto…
Political party created in the 1790's - led by Thomas Jeffers…
aka Revolution of 1800- election that led to a peaceful trans…
meeting of Federalists during the War of 1812 in which anti-w…
Federalist
political party created in the 1790s led by Alexander Hamilto…
Democratic-Republicans
Political party created in the 1790's - led by Thomas Jeffers…
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AMSCO AP US History Chapter 16
nation's first big business
Cornelius Vanderbilt
Eastern Trunk Lines
transcontinental railroads
Railroads created a nationwide market for goods. This encoura…
He merged local railroads into the New York Entral Railroad,…
In the early days of the railroads, from 1830s to the 1860s,…
During the Civil War, Congress authorized land grants and loa…
nation's first big business
Railroads created a nationwide market for goods. This encoura…
Cornelius Vanderbilt
He merged local railroads into the New York Entral Railroad,…
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AP US History Chapter 9
Changes within society in the pursuit…
Society of the Cincinatti
Disestablished
Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom
- Changed forenames to Mr. and Mrs.... - Master replaced with bo…
Lordly pretensions of the Continental Army officers who forme…
Anglican church was reformed and was named Protestant Episcop…
Religious freedom in Virginia... - Established by Thomas Jefferson
Changes within society in the pursuit…
- Changed forenames to Mr. and Mrs.... - Master replaced with bo…
Society of the Cincinatti
Lordly pretensions of the Continental Army officers who forme…
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AP US History Chapter 23
Ulysses S. Grant
Horatio Seymour
Jim Fisk
Jay Gould
Great military leader whose presidency foundered in corruptio…
Democratic Presidential candidate in 1868 who scuttled the De…
Bold and unprincipled financier whose plot to corner the U.S.…
partner of Jim Fisk, another unprincipled financier whose plo…
Ulysses S. Grant
Great military leader whose presidency foundered in corruptio…
Horatio Seymour
Democratic Presidential candidate in 1868 who scuttled the De…
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AP US History Hot Topics
Puritan motive
Motive of settling Virginia
First Great Awakening
Deism
- Build a "city on a hill"... - provide a model for idealistic s…
- paid for by Virginia Company... - wanted profit... - mercantilism…
- led by charismatic ministers in 1730... - made religion more e…
- 1700 religious revolution which moved away from religious d…
Puritan motive
- Build a "city on a hill"... - provide a model for idealistic s…
Motive of settling Virginia
- paid for by Virginia Company... - wanted profit... - mercantilism…
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AP US History Period 2 (1607-1754)
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…
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AP US History Chapter 5
Sugar Act of 1764
vice-admiralty courts
Stamp Act of 1765
virtual representation
British law that decreased the duty on French molasses, makin…
a maritime tribunal presided over by royally appointed judge,…
British law imposing a tax on all paper used in the colonies
The claim made by the British that the interests of the Ameri…
Sugar Act of 1764
British law that decreased the duty on French molasses, makin…
vice-admiralty courts
a maritime tribunal presided over by royally appointed judge,…
AP US History Unit 1
Christopher Columbus
Treaty of Tordesillas
Conquistadors
Encomienda system
1492 "Discovered" the Americas for European settlement, hired…
1494 established papal line of demarcation in the Americas be…
General term for Spanish explorers in the New World who sough…
King of Spain gave land grants to Spanish Conquistadors in re…
Christopher Columbus
1492 "Discovered" the Americas for European settlement, hired…
Treaty of Tordesillas
1494 established papal line of demarcation in the Americas be…
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ap US history period 3
Washington's farewell address
Thomas Paine
Constitution
federalism
Warns against sectionalism and foreign affairs, wants everyon…
American Revolutionary leader and pamphleteer (born in Englan…
A document which spells out the principles by which a governm…
A system of government in which power is distributed among ce…
Washington's farewell address
Warns against sectionalism and foreign affairs, wants everyon…
Thomas Paine
American Revolutionary leader and pamphleteer (born in Englan…
AP US History Period 5 (1844-1877)
Popular Sovereignty
Fugitive Slave Law
Uncle Tom's Cabin
Emancipation Proclamation
Notion that the sovereign people of a given territory should…
Passed as part of the Compromise of 1850, it set high penalti…
Harriet Beecher Stowe's widely read novel that dramatized the…
1863. Declared all slaves in rebelling states to be free but…
Popular Sovereignty
Notion that the sovereign people of a given territory should…
Fugitive Slave Law
Passed as part of the Compromise of 1850, it set high penalti…
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AP US History Presidents
1. George Washington
2. John Adams
3. Thomas Jefferson
4. James Madison
1789-1797 None
1797-1801 Federalist
1801-1809 Democratic-Republican
1809-1817 Democratic-Republican
1. George Washington
1789-1797 None
2. John Adams
1797-1801 Federalist
AP US History Unit 2
Mercantilism
Navigation Laws
Enumerated Products
Monetary Deflation
idea that a country's economic wealth could be measured by th…
laws that regulated trade to benefit England's Mercantilist s…
products tat had to be sent to Britain, even though there mig…
there wasn't enough money in the colonies- had to print their…
Mercantilism
idea that a country's economic wealth could be measured by th…
Navigation Laws
laws that regulated trade to benefit England's Mercantilist s…
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…
AP US HISTORY CHAPTER 19
1. Harriet Beecher Stowe's novel Uncle…
2. Uncle Tom's Cabin may be described…
3. As a result of reading Uncle Tom's…
4. When the people of Britain and Fran…
A
E
D
A
1. Harriet Beecher Stowe's novel Uncle…
A
2. Uncle Tom's Cabin may be described…
E
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1491 - 1607 AP US History
The Columbian Exchange
The Native Americans: Arrival and Disp…
The Native Americans: Cultivation of c…
State of Native Americans upon Europea…
The exchange of plants, animals, and diseases between Europe…
The earliest North American residents crossed a land bridge b…
The Incas in Peru, Mayas in Central America and Aztecs in Mex…
No dense concentrations of population or complex nation-state…
The Columbian Exchange
The exchange of plants, animals, and diseases between Europe…
The Native Americans: Arrival and Disp…
The earliest North American residents crossed a land bridge b…
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AP US History Period 4: 1800 - 1848
Second Great Awakenings
market revolution
Thomas Jefferson
Battle of New Orleans
Began in the early decades of the 19th century. Partly a reac…
Starting in the early 19th century, this revolution produced…
He was George Washington's first secretary of state. A Democr…
General Andrew Jackson won this battle in New Orleans against…
Second Great Awakenings
Began in the early decades of the 19th century. Partly a reac…
market revolution
Starting in the early 19th century, this revolution produced…
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AP US History Review
Treaty of Tordesillas (1494)
Mercantilism
New Amsterdam
New France (1608)
An agreement between Portugal and Spain which declared that n…
European government policies of the 16th-18th centuries desig…
A settlement established by the Dutch near the mouth of Hudso…
A French colony in North America. Fell to the British in 1763.
Treaty of Tordesillas (1494)
An agreement between Portugal and Spain which declared that n…
Mercantilism
European government policies of the 16th-18th centuries desig…
AP US History Semester 1 REVIEW
Federalist Party
Anti-Federalist Party
Whigs Party
Marbury v Madison 1803
First American political party formed by George Washington an…
A group of members that opposed the creation of a stronger US…
were conservatives who supported government programs, reforms…
William Marbury had not had his commission delivered by Adams…
Federalist Party
First American political party formed by George Washington an…
Anti-Federalist Party
A group of members that opposed the creation of a stronger US…
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AP US History Period 1 (1491-1607)
Columbian Exchange
Encomienda
Atlantic slave trade
Bartolome de las Casas
An exchange of goods, ideas and skills from the Old World (Eu…
A grant of land made by Spain to a settler in the Americas, i…
Lasted from 16th century until the 19th century. Trade of Afr…
First bishop of Chiapas, in southern Mexico. He devoted most…
Columbian Exchange
An exchange of goods, ideas and skills from the Old World (Eu…
Encomienda
A grant of land made by Spain to a settler in the Americas, i…
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AP US History Period 2
The Protestant Reformation
Triangular trade
Mercantilism, Navigation acts and Salu…
The great awakening
Protestant religions had...... - more emphasis on the bible... -All…
Econamic system that comes after the Columbian Exchange... -Navi…
-Enforce of neglect... Attempts to enforce mercantilism are navi…
-1730's... Jonathan Edward... -"sinners in the hands of an angry go…
The Protestant Reformation
Protestant religions had...... - more emphasis on the bible... -All…
Triangular trade
Econamic system that comes after the Columbian Exchange... -Navi…
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AP US History Chapter 8
The Second Continental Congress
Bunker Hill
Olive Branch Petition
Hessians
Was met in Philadelphia on May 10, 1775 and the full slate of…
Actually known as Breed's Hill, a hill where colonists seized…
Professing American loyalty to the crown and begging the king…
The American mercenaries.
The Second Continental Congress
Was met in Philadelphia on May 10, 1775 and the full slate of…
Bunker Hill
Actually known as Breed's Hill, a hill where colonists seized…
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Period 2: 1607-1754 AP US History
congregationalism
covenant
Richard Hakluyt
Sir Francis Drake
Church and town organization independent (no state control) a…
Agreement between church members to form an independent churc…
English writer who extravagantly exhorted his countrymen to u…
The most famous of the "sea dogs" (English Privateers); Plund…
congregationalism
Church and town organization independent (no state control) a…
covenant
Agreement between church members to form an independent churc…
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AP US History Period 1 (1491-1607)
Columbian Exchange
Feudalism
Capitalism
Joint-Stock Companies
"Triangle Trade: Widespread transfer of animals, plants, cult…
A way of structuring society around relationships derived fro…
An economic and political system in which a country's trade a…
A business entity where different stocks can be bought and ow…
Columbian Exchange
"Triangle Trade: Widespread transfer of animals, plants, cult…
Feudalism
A way of structuring society around relationships derived fro…
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AP US History Progressivism
Progressivism
Teddy Roosevelt
Square Deal
1902 Anthractite Coal Strike
A loosely defined political movement of individuals and group…
This man started out as a Liberal Republican, and when Willia…
Teddy Roosevelt's program that attempted to deal with problem…
During a revolt at a coal mine, Teddy Roosevelt forced labore…
Progressivism
A loosely defined political movement of individuals and group…
Teddy Roosevelt
This man started out as a Liberal Republican, and when Willia…
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AP US History Chapter 15
Dorothea Dix
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Emma Willard
Stephen Foster
A New England teacher and author who spoke against the inhuma…
Elizabeth Cady Stanton was a member of the women's right's mo…
in 1821 founded Troy Female Seminary in New York which was a…
Stephen Foster was a white Pennsylvanian that wrote, ironical…
Dorothea Dix
A New England teacher and author who spoke against the inhuma…
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Elizabeth Cady Stanton was a member of the women's right's mo…
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AP US History Chapter 11
Napoleon Bonaparte
Aaron Burr
Samuel Chase
William Clark
French emporer who waged a series of wars against his neighbo…
Revolutionary War soldier and Vice president under Thomas Jef…
Federalist supreme court justice who drew the ire of the Jeff…
Joined Meriwether Lewis in leading the expedition of Louisian…
Napoleon Bonaparte
French emporer who waged a series of wars against his neighbo…
Aaron Burr
Revolutionary War soldier and Vice president under Thomas Jef…
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 CHAPTER 2
Chattel slavery
neo-Europes
encomienda
outwork
a system of bondage in which a salve has the legal status of…
where colonists sought to replicate, or at least approximate,…
a grant of Indian labor in Spanish America given in the sixte…
a system of manufacturing, merchants bought woodland then hir…
Chattel slavery
a system of bondage in which a salve has the legal status of…
neo-Europes
where colonists sought to replicate, or at least approximate,…
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AP US History Semester 1
Federalist Party
Anti-Federalist Party
Democratic Party
Republican Party
First American political party formed by George Washington an…
A group of members that opposed the creation of a stronger US…
A political party that favors greater government action than…
A political party that believed in equality among all men dur…
Federalist Party
First American political party formed by George Washington an…
Anti-Federalist Party
A group of members that opposed the creation of a stronger US…
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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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AP US History Timeline
14,000 - 12,000 BCE
1347
1480s
1492
Asians begin migrating to North America across the Bering Str…
Black Death begins in Europe
Portuguese explorers travel down west coast of Africa in sear…
Columbus sails west from Spain in search of Asia, reaches Bah…
14,000 - 12,000 BCE
Asians begin migrating to North America across the Bering Str…
1347
Black Death begins in Europe
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AP US History Unit 1
Benjamin Rush
Smallpox
The Great Dying
Benjamin Franklin
Sons of Liberty Member, signed Declaration of Independence, s…
One of the most deadly diseases in early America. Wiped out t…
Native American name for the smallpox disease that killed off…
Second most important enlightenment thinker, Albany plan of u…
Benjamin Rush
Sons of Liberty Member, signed Declaration of Independence, s…
Smallpox
One of the most deadly diseases in early America. Wiped out t…
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AP US History Period 4 (1800-1848)
Federalist
Democratic-Republicans
Election of 1800
Hartford Convention, 1814
Political party created in the 1790s led by Alexander Hamilto…
Political party created in the 1790's; led by Thomas Jefferso…
(AKA Revolution of 1800) election that led to a peaceful tran…
Meeting of Federalists during the War of 1812 discuss strateg…
Federalist
Political party created in the 1790s led by Alexander Hamilto…
Democratic-Republicans
Political party created in the 1790's; led by Thomas Jefferso…
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: 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…
AP US History Period 3, 1754-1800
Enlightenment
Benjamin Franklin
The Patriot Movement
The Declaration of Independence
a philosophical movement which dominated the world of ideas i…
One of the founding fathers, famous for presence in the Ameri…
Movement or push toward independence in the colonies. Those t…
the statement adopted by the Second Continental Congress meet…
Enlightenment
a philosophical movement which dominated the world of ideas i…
Benjamin Franklin
One of the founding fathers, famous for presence in the Ameri…
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AP US History Chapter 10
Characteristics of America at the time…
George Washington won the election ___…
George Washington's Cabinet
Three department heads at the time
- Population doubling every 25 years... - Still 90% rural ... - 5%…
unanimously
- Constitution didn't mention it... - Washington's administratio…
- Secretary of State Thomas Jefferson... - Secretary of the Trea…
Characteristics of America at the time…
- Population doubling every 25 years... - Still 90% rural ... - 5%…
George Washington won the election ___…
unanimously
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Period 1 - AP US HISTORY
Clovis People
Olmec
Meso-Americans
Tenochtitlan
a prehistoric Paleo-Indian culture, named after distinct ston…
The first Mesoamerican civilization. Between ca. 1200 and 400…
The peoples of what is now Mexico and much of Central America…
Capital of the Aztec Empire, located on an island in Lake Tex…
Clovis People
a prehistoric Paleo-Indian culture, named after distinct ston…
Olmec
The first Mesoamerican civilization. Between ca. 1200 and 400…
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AP US History Period 1
maize cultivation
hunter-gatherer economy
plantation-based agriculture
great basin
The growing of Indian corn, a staple of many Indians diets, l…
A nomadic way of life with no agriculture focused on followin…
Large scale agriculture worked by slaves (mostly sold tobacco…
Desert area with no drainage to the ocean
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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