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American Government: Chapter 8 - Terms
terms
continuous body
apportioned
reapportioned
the length of time persons serve in office
name for the Senate because a portion of its members retain t…
distributed
redistributed
terms
the length of time persons serve in office
continuous body
name for the Senate because a portion of its members retain t…
Chapter 8: Reforming American Society
Second Great Awakening
revival
Charles Grandison Finney
Ralph Waldo Emmerson
Widespread spiritual movement
a religious gathering that relied on emotional sermons to awa…
An important preacher in the revivalist movement
Leading transcendental philosopher
Second Great Awakening
Widespread spiritual movement
revival
a religious gathering that relied on emotional sermons to awa…
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Chapter 8 (American History)
The large amount of territory won from…
The novel Uncle Tom's Cabin depicted A…
Dred Scott was Missouri slaveholder wh…
Abraham Lincoln won the election of 18…
True
True
False
True
The large amount of territory won from…
True
The novel Uncle Tom's Cabin depicted A…
True
American History Chapter 8!!
popular sovereignty
secession
transcontinental railroad
referendum
A belief that ultimate power resides in the people.
Formal withdrawal of states or regions from a nation
Completed in 1869 at Promontory, Utah, it linked the eastern…
A state-level method of direct legislation that gives voters…
popular sovereignty
A belief that ultimate power resides in the people.
secession
Formal withdrawal of states or regions from a nation
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American history I - Chapter 8
Second Great Awakening
Charles Grandison Finney
Ralph Waldo Emerson
transcendentalism
A 19th century religious movement in which individual respons…
An evangelist who was one of the greatest preachers of all ti…
American transcendentalist who was against slavery and stress…
A philosophical and literary movement of the 1800s which emph…
Second Great Awakening
A 19th century religious movement in which individual respons…
Charles Grandison Finney
An evangelist who was one of the greatest preachers of all ti…
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Modern American Chapter 8
Florence Kelley
Upton Sinclair
Margret Sanger
Jane Adams
believed that women were by the unfair prices of goods they h…
exposed the meat industry and wrote about how unsanitary it w…
nurse who believed that family life and women's health would…
became a leading figure in the settlement house movement; ope…
Florence Kelley
believed that women were by the unfair prices of goods they h…
Upton Sinclair
exposed the meat industry and wrote about how unsanitary it w…
Chapter 8 (Matching)(American History)
John Brown
Charles Sumner
Levi Coffin
Roger B. Taney
opposed slavery
opposed slavery
opposed slavery
supported slavery
John Brown
opposed slavery
Charles Sumner
opposed slavery
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American Anthem--Chapter 8
Archduke Franz Ferdinand
Kaiser Wilhelm II
militarism
Triple Alliance
Crowned Prince of the Austro-Hungarian empire assassinated in…
King of the German Empire
the policy of military preparedness and building up of weapon…
Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Italy
Archduke Franz Ferdinand
Crowned Prince of the Austro-Hungarian empire assassinated in…
Kaiser Wilhelm II
King of the German Empire
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The American Vision Chapter 8 Terms
popular sovereignty
secession
transcontinental railroad
Wilmot Proviso
Before the Civil War, the idea that people living in a territ…
Withdrawal from the Union
A railway system extended across the continent
An amendment proposed to a war appropriations bill by Represe…
popular sovereignty
Before the Civil War, the idea that people living in a territ…
secession
Withdrawal from the Union
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Chapter 8 American History Vocabulary
Great White Fleet
Roosevelt Corollary
Sphere of Influence
Imperialism
A force of United States Navy ships that undertook a world cr…
extension of the Monroe Doctrine in which the right of the Un…
Area of economic and political control exerted by one nation…
Policy by a stronger nation to create an empire by dominating…
Great White Fleet
A force of United States Navy ships that undertook a world cr…
Roosevelt Corollary
extension of the Monroe Doctrine in which the right of the Un…
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Magruders American Government Chapter 8
Public affairs
Public opinion
Mass media
Peer group
Politics, public issues, and the making of public policies -t…
The attitudes held by a significant number of people on matte…
Means of communication that reach large, widely dispersed aud…
Made up of people whom one regularly associates, including fr…
Public affairs
Politics, public issues, and the making of public policies -t…
Public opinion
The attitudes held by a significant number of people on matte…
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Chapter 8: American Imperialism
Spanish-American War
Cuba
Jose Martí
Ostend Manifesto
A war between Spain and the United States fought in 1898. The…
An Island south of the US that is brutally crushed by Spanish…
Led the fight for Cuba's independence from Spain from 1895 th…
Was a secret document written by American diplomats in 1854 a…
Spanish-American War
A war between Spain and the United States fought in 1898. The…
Cuba
An Island south of the US that is brutally crushed by Spanish…
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American History Chapter 8 terms Civil War
Confederate States of America
Jefferson Davis
Fort Sumter
Border States
A republic formed in February of 1861 and composed of the ele…
An American statesman and politician who served as President…
Federal fort in the harbor of Charleston, South Carolina; the…
States bordering the North: Delaware, Maryland, Kentucky and…
Confederate States of America
A republic formed in February of 1861 and composed of the ele…
Jefferson Davis
An American statesman and politician who served as President…
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Chapter 8 terms (American history)
Louis Sullivan
Daniel Burnham
Fredrick Law Olmsted
Orville and Wilbur Wright
Designed the ten-story Wainwright Building in St. Louis
Designed the Flatiron Building in New York
Designed "Greensward" which was selected,to be Central Park i…
Designed and created the first airplane
Louis Sullivan
Designed the ten-story Wainwright Building in St. Louis
Daniel Burnham
Designed the Flatiron Building in New York
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American Ways Chapter 8
accomodate
discrimination
federal
inclined
to help, to make a situation better for someone
Behaving differently, usually unfairly, toward the members of…
national government
willing to
accomodate
to help, to make a situation better for someone
discrimination
Behaving differently, usually unfairly, toward the members of…
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Chapter 8: American Imperialism
Spanish-American War
Cuba
Yellow Journalism
William Randolph Hearst
A war between Spain and the United States fought in 1898. The…
An Island south of the US that is brutally crushed by Spanish…
Journalism that exploits, distorts, or exaggerates the news t…
Newspaper editor in New York City who grew competitive and em…
Spanish-American War
A war between Spain and the United States fought in 1898. The…
Cuba
An Island south of the US that is brutally crushed by Spanish…
American Politics Chapter 8 Terms
Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act (BCRA)
McConnell v. F.E.C.
Suffrage
Voter Turnout
Commonly known as McCain-Feingold, the 2002 BCRA was the firs…
The supreme Court upheld all major elements of the Bipartisan…
Another term for the legal right to vote.
That portion of the voting-age population that actually turns…
Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act (BCRA)
Commonly known as McCain-Feingold, the 2002 BCRA was the firs…
McConnell v. F.E.C.
The supreme Court upheld all major elements of the Bipartisan…
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American Ways Chapter 8
integrate
eliminating
political bosses
abolish
combining different groups of people or things
Removing, doing away with something
people who helped immigrants find employment, food, and housi…
to get rid of a law or legislation
integrate
combining different groups of people or things
eliminating
Removing, doing away with something
Chapter 8 American History
Fredrick Law Olmsted
Orville and Wilbur Wright
George Eastman
Brooklyn Bridge
Main designer of Central Park in new York City, who wanted ci…
These brothers were bicycle mechanics from Dayton, Ohio who b…
1888, lightweight Kodak camera that make photography an affor…
Designed by John Roebling. Combines two structural systems, s…
Fredrick Law Olmsted
Main designer of Central Park in new York City, who wanted ci…
Orville and Wilbur Wright
These brothers were bicycle mechanics from Dayton, Ohio who b…
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American Government Chapter 8
Bipartisan
Caucus
Coalition
Conservative, Conservatism
Two major parties working together to support an issue (Ch. 8)
(1) Historically, a small meeting of a political party's top…
A temporary alliance of several groups (Ch. 8, 11)
A political philosophy that defends against major changes by…
Bipartisan
Two major parties working together to support an issue (Ch. 8)
Caucus
(1) Historically, a small meeting of a political party's top…
American Government Chapter 8 Terms
Dealignment
Democratic Party
Divided Government
Electoral College
Weakening of partisan preferences that points to a rejection…
One of the two major U.S political party;founded in 1828 by A…
Governance divided between the parties, as when one holds the…
A group of people named by each state legislature to select t…
Dealignment
Weakening of partisan preferences that points to a rejection…
Democratic Party
One of the two major U.S political party;founded in 1828 by A…
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Chapter 8 The American Revolution
Townshend Acts
tariff
Stamp Act
repeal
laws calling for a tax on imported goods
a tax on imported goods
law that placed a tax on printed materials in the colonies
to cancel
Townshend Acts
laws calling for a tax on imported goods
tariff
a tax on imported goods
35 terms
Chapter 8: American Imperialism
Spanish-American War
Cuba
Jose Martí
Ostend Manifesto
A war between Spain and the United States fought in 1898. The…
An Island south of the US that is brutally crushed by Spanish…
Led the fight for Cuba's independence from Spain from 1895 th…
Was a secret document written by American diplomats in 1854 a…
Spanish-American War
A war between Spain and the United States fought in 1898. The…
Cuba
An Island south of the US that is brutally crushed by Spanish…
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The American Chapter 8: Reforming American Society
Second Great Awakening
revival
Charles Grandison Finney
Ralph Waldo Emerson
widespread spiritual movement
a religious gathering that relied on emotional sermons to awa…
an important preacher in the revivalist movement
leading transcendental philosopher
Second Great Awakening
widespread spiritual movement
revival
a religious gathering that relied on emotional sermons to awa…
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Chapter 8 Review - American Anthem
Charles Grandison Finney
Second Great Awakening
Reform Era
Temperance Movement
Charles Grandison Finney is known as the 'Father of Modern Re…
The Second Great Awakening was a Protestant religious revival…
A. Women's rights. B. Temperance. C. Education. D. Tr…
The temperance movement was an attempt to eliminate the evils…
Charles Grandison Finney
Charles Grandison Finney is known as the 'Father of Modern Re…
Second Great Awakening
The Second Great Awakening was a Protestant religious revival…
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Chapter 8: "The American Revolution"
Drafted by the Second Continental Cong…
Written by Thomas Paine. Extremely pop…
3,000 Miles from home... Months of travel…
An armed private ship, these made up t…
The Declaration of Independence
Common Sense
British Disadvantages
Privateer
Drafted by the Second Continental Cong…
The Declaration of Independence
Written by Thomas Paine. Extremely pop…
Common Sense
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American Nation Chapter 8
Preamble
justice
domestic tranquility
Liberty
The opening statement of the Constitution.
Fairness
Peace at home.
Freedom to live as you please, as long as you obey the laws a…
Preamble
The opening statement of the Constitution.
justice
Fairness
35 terms
Chapter 8 Review - American Anthem
Charles Grandison Finney
Second Great Awakening
Reform Era
Temperance Movement
Charles Grandison Finney is known as the 'Father of Modern Re…
The Second Great Awakening was a Protestant religious revival…
A. Women's rights. B. Temperance. C. Education. D. Tr…
The temperance movement was an attempt to eliminate the evils…
Charles Grandison Finney
Charles Grandison Finney is known as the 'Father of Modern Re…
Second Great Awakening
The Second Great Awakening was a Protestant religious revival…
Chapter 8 (True & False)(American History)
The large amount of territory won from…
The novel Uncle Tom's Cabin depicted A…
Dred Scott was Missouri slaveholder wh…
Abraham Lincoln won the election of 18…
True
True
False
True
The large amount of territory won from…
True
The novel Uncle Tom's Cabin depicted A…
True
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American History chapter 8
A ceremony in which the president take…
Precedent
Bond
Spectaculors
Inauguration
An example to be followed by others in future
A certificate issued by government for an amount of money tha…
People who invest in a risky venture in the hope in making a…
A ceremony in which the president take…
Inauguration
Precedent
An example to be followed by others in future
The American Vision Chapter 8 Terms
popular sovereignty
secession
transcontinental railroad
Wilmot Proviso
Before the Civil War, the idea that people living in a territ…
Withdrawal from the Union
A railway system extended across the continent
An amendment proposed to a war appropriations bill by Represe…
popular sovereignty
Before the Civil War, the idea that people living in a territ…
secession
Withdrawal from the Union
American Lit Chapter 8
agape
conciliatory
beguile
floundering
adj. wide open; openmouthed
v. to soothe anger
v. trick
n. awkward struggling
agape
adj. wide open; openmouthed
conciliatory
v. to soothe anger
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Chapter 8 Terms - American Gov
Bicameral
Census
Reapportionment
Gerrymandering
Legislative branch of the national government or of state gov…
Official government count of the USA population taken every 1…
The process of redrawing the boundaries of congressional dist…
The redrawing of district boundaries to favor a particular pa…
Bicameral
Legislative branch of the national government or of state gov…
Census
Official government count of the USA population taken every 1…
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American History-Chapter 8
Changes in Public Education around 1900
Howard, Atlanta, and Fisk Universities
Disparities in education
Booker T. Washington
Increased attendance, growth of high schools, development of…
Colleges specifically for African Amerians who were excluded…
White students attended better schools in much higher numbers…
A prominent African American educator who believed that racis…
Changes in Public Education around 1900
Increased attendance, growth of high schools, development of…
Howard, Atlanta, and Fisk Universities
Colleges specifically for African Amerians who were excluded…
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Chapter 8 (Multiple Choice #1)(American History)
Conscience Whigs were Northern Whigs w…
The original purpose of the Gadsden Pu…
After the Kansas-Nebraska Act passed,…
The Lecompton constitution...
opposed slavery
create a route for a railroad
they wanted to create an antislavery majority there
was proslavery
Conscience Whigs were Northern Whigs w…
opposed slavery
The original purpose of the Gadsden Pu…
create a route for a railroad
Chapter 8: American Imperialism
Spanish-American War
Cuba
Jose Martí
Ostend Manifesto
A war between Spain and the United States fought in 1898. The…
An Island south of the US that is brutally crushed by Spanish…
Led the fight for Cuba's independence from Spain from 1895 th…
Was a secret document written by American diplomats in 1854 a…
Spanish-American War
A war between Spain and the United States fought in 1898. The…
Cuba
An Island south of the US that is brutally crushed by Spanish…
American history I - The Americans Chapter 8
Second Great Awakening
Charles Grandison Finney
Ralph Waldo Emerson
transcendentalism
A 19th century religious movement in which individual respons…
An evangelist who was one of the greatest preachers of all ti…
American transcendentalist who was against slavery and stress…
A philosophical and literary movement of the 1800s which emph…
Second Great Awakening
A 19th century religious movement in which individual respons…
Charles Grandison Finney
An evangelist who was one of the greatest preachers of all ti…
Chapter 8 (Fill in the blank)(American History)
____________________________ was the i…
_____________ Whigs were Northern Whig…
Many historians consider the publicati…
Anger over the Kansas-Nebraska Act res…
Popular sovereignty
Cotton
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Republican
____________________________ was the i…
Popular sovereignty
_____________ Whigs were Northern Whig…
Cotton
American Ways: Chapter 8
Assimilation
Assassination
Civil Rights
Victim
the process of adapting to the culture of a group or nation
the murder of an important person
rights that every person should have
someone who suffers bad treatment
Assimilation
the process of adapting to the culture of a group or nation
Assassination
the murder of an important person
American History 1 - Chapter 8 Vocabulary
Charles Grandison Finney
Second Great Awakening
Reform Era
temperance movement
American clergyman and educator; he became influential in the…
Period of religious evangelism that began in the 1790s and be…
Period during which thousands of Americans sought to reshape…
Social reform effort begun in the mid-1800s to encourage peop…
Charles Grandison Finney
American clergyman and educator; he became influential in the…
Second Great Awakening
Period of religious evangelism that began in the 1790s and be…
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American History chapter 8 terms
George Washington
Battle of Bunker Hill
Olive Branch Petition
Hessians
chosen by Second Continental Congress to lead a new Continent…
Americans lost this batter and were forced to retreat because…
drafted by Second Continental Congress and begged George III…
German troops, hired by George III, to fight in the colonies
George Washington
chosen by Second Continental Congress to lead a new Continent…
Battle of Bunker Hill
Americans lost this batter and were forced to retreat because…
Chapter 8-The American Nation (key terms)
preamble
domestic tranquility
civilian
general welfare
opening statement (of the Constitution)
peace and order at home
nonmilitary
well-being (of citizens)
preamble
opening statement (of the Constitution)
domestic tranquility
peace and order at home
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American History Chapter 8
Gilded Age
laissez-faire
subsidy
blue law
post-Reconstruction era
business operating without government regulation
payment made by the government to encourage the development o…
regulations that prohibited certain private activities that s…
Gilded Age
post-Reconstruction era
laissez-faire
business operating without government regulation
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American Ways Chapter 8
accomodate
discrimination
federal
inclined
oblige or help someone; adjust or bring into harmony; adapt
Behaving differently, usually unfairly, toward the members of…
A sharing of power between local government and a strong cent…
disposed; willing
accomodate
oblige or help someone; adjust or bring into harmony; adapt
discrimination
Behaving differently, usually unfairly, toward the members of…
Chapter 8 Terms - American History
Supply-side economics
Cooperative individualism
Isolationism
Mass Production
If taxes were lower, businesses and some consumers would spen…
Involved encouraging businesses to form trade associations th…
a national policy of avoiding involvement in world affairs
the production of large quantities of goods using machinery a…
Supply-side economics
If taxes were lower, businesses and some consumers would spen…
Cooperative individualism
Involved encouraging businesses to form trade associations th…
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American History Terms chapter 8
Wilmot Proviso
Popular Sovereignty
Secession
Compromise of 1850
Proposed that in any territory that the United States gained…
Government subject to the will of the people
Withdrawal from the Union
Eased the tensions over slavery
Wilmot Proviso
Proposed that in any territory that the United States gained…
Popular Sovereignty
Government subject to the will of the people
Chapter 8 American History Terms
Supply-side economics
Cooperative individualism
Isolation
Mass production
an economic theory that lower taxes will boost the economy as…
President Hoover's policy of encouraging manufacturers and di…
a national policy of avoiding involvement in world affairs
the production of large quantities of goods using machinery a…
Supply-side economics
an economic theory that lower taxes will boost the economy as…
Cooperative individualism
President Hoover's policy of encouraging manufacturers and di…
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Chapter 8 American History terms
Wilmont Proviso
Popular Sovereignty
Secession
Compromise of 1850
Amendment that proposed that any territory gained from Mexico…
The idea that people living in a territory had the right to d…
Withdrawal from the Union
"final settlement" between the North and South
Wilmont Proviso
Amendment that proposed that any territory gained from Mexico…
Popular Sovereignty
The idea that people living in a territory had the right to d…
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American Government Chapter 8 Terms
political parties
major parties
minor parties
third party
organization that tries to influence gov. policy by promoting…
dominant political parties in the United States
smaller political parties-have little impact on national elec…
a political party organized in opposition to the major partie…
political parties
organization that tries to influence gov. policy by promoting…
major parties
dominant political parties in the United States
Chapter 8 Terms: American History
Supply-side economics
Cooperative individualism
Isolation
Mass production
Economic theory that lower taxes will boost the economy as bu…
Policy of encouraging manufacturers and distributors to from…
A national policy of avoiding involvement in world affairs.
The production of large quantities of goods using machinery a…
Supply-side economics
Economic theory that lower taxes will boost the economy as bu…
Cooperative individualism
Policy of encouraging manufacturers and distributors to from…
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