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ESL American History - Chapters 13-18 - People
Thomas Edison
Andrew Carnegie
John D. Rockfeller
Booker T. Washington
invented more things than any other person in history
controlled most of the steel industry during the late 1800s
created Standard Oil company and controlled almost the entire…
African American leader who started the Tuskegee Institute
Thomas Edison
invented more things than any other person in history
Andrew Carnegie
controlled most of the steel industry during the late 1800s
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ESL American History - Chapters 13-18 - Events
labor unions
immigration
Prohibition
Nineteenth Amendment
created by workers to improve poor working conditions and see…
arrival of people to the United States from other countries;…
time period when it was illegal to sell or transport alcohol…
gave women throughout the United States the right to vote
labor unions
created by workers to improve poor working conditions and see…
immigration
arrival of people to the United States from other countries;…
ESL American history People
Thomas edison
Andrew carnegia
Johh D. Rockefeller
Booker T. washington
invented more things than any other person in history
controlled most of the steel industry during the late 1800s
created standard oil company and controlled almost the entire…
African american leader who protested and wanted equal treatm…
Thomas edison
invented more things than any other person in history
Andrew carnegia
controlled most of the steel industry during the late 1800s
ESL B American Names Vocabulary
culture
disfavor
doubt
erase
is a set of beliefs and customs that a group of people share
when you show disfavor you show that you don't like something
you are not sure of something
make something go away
culture
is a set of beliefs and customs that a group of people share
disfavor
when you show disfavor you show that you don't like something
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ESL History Vocabulary
Develop
Civilization
To settle
Craft
To make or become larger or more advanced.
A stage in the development of human society.
To become established, to make your home in a place.
A skill or a technique.
Develop
To make or become larger or more advanced.
Civilization
A stage in the development of human society.
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ESL American History Review Chapters 21-26
Winston Churchill
Adolf Hitler
Manchuria
Benito Mussolini
leader of Great Britain during World War II
leader of the German Nazi party
area that Japan attacked; became a puppet state
Italian dictator that lead the Fascist party
Winston Churchill
leader of Great Britain during World War II
Adolf Hitler
leader of the German Nazi party
ESL 1 Vocabulary Native Americans
Resources
Region
Tribe
Culture
Available supplies
A part or area of the country
A group of families with the same customs
The customs, art, music, food, and language of a group of peo…
Resources
Available supplies
Region
A part or area of the country
ESL History Vocabulary
Develop
Civilization
To settle
Craft
To make or become larger or more advanced.
A stage in the development of human society.
To become established, to make your home in a place.
A skill or a technique.
Develop
To make or become larger or more advanced.
Civilization
A stage in the development of human society.
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ESL History Vocabulary
Frontier
Ratify
Fierce
Pioneer
Border
Give formal "Yes"
Strong, aggressive
First person to do something
Frontier
Border
Ratify
Give formal "Yes"
ESL History Vocabulary
Develop
Civilization
To settle
Craft
To make or become larger or more advanced.
A stage in the development of human society.
To become established, to make your home in a place.
A skill or a technique.
Develop
To make or become larger or more advanced.
Civilization
A stage in the development of human society.
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ESL - Vocabulary - Nouns - Colors (American Spelling) (Basic)
Black
Blue
Brown
Gray
Black
Blue
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Phelps: ESL History 1 Chapter 1 Lesson 2 Vocabulary
Mesoamerica
Civilization
Cultivate
Settlement
The area of land that includes what is now Mexico and other c…
A high level of cultural development
To grow crops
A place or region newly settled
Mesoamerica
The area of land that includes what is now Mexico and other c…
Civilization
A high level of cultural development
ESL American History first semester test
George Washington
Samuel Adams
John Adams
Patrick Henry
1st US president, commander in chief of the Continental Army,…
Founding Fathers of the US, Cousin of US President John Adams…
2nd US president US, Founding Father, leader of American inde…
Former Governor of Virginia, politician (orator during the mo…
George Washington
1st US president, commander in chief of the Continental Army,…
Samuel Adams
Founding Fathers of the US, Cousin of US President John Adams…
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Phelps: ESL History I Chapter 1 Lesson 1 Vocabulary
Archaeologist
Culture
Theory
Ice Age
One who studies the remains of past human life
The values, attitudes, and customs of a group
A best guess
A period of time when much of the Earth and Earth's water was…
Archaeologist
One who studies the remains of past human life
Culture
The values, attitudes, and customs of a group
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Key Vocabulary "Moving West" ESL History
Cheap
Technology
Territory
opportunities
not expensive, costs very little
is the use of new knowledge to make new machines.
new parts of the land. Parts of the U.S. land that are not st…
Chances to live a better life.
Cheap
not expensive, costs very little
Technology
is the use of new knowledge to make new machines.
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American History Chapter 24 Vocabulary
Televangelism
Supply Side Economics
Strategic Defense Initiative
AIDS
Use by religious organizations of television, especially for…
Theory that tax reductions will increase investment and there…
President Reagan's proposed defense system against soviet mis…
A virus that killed many people starting in the early 1980s.
Televangelism
Use by religious organizations of television, especially for…
Supply Side Economics
Theory that tax reductions will increase investment and there…
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American History Chapter 23 Vocabulary
Incumbent
Recession
Camp David Accords
Bicentennial
Person already in office
Period of slow business activity
1978 agreement between Israel and Egypt that made a peace tre…
200th Anniversary
Incumbent
Person already in office
Recession
Period of slow business activity
Chapter 5 Vocabulary- ESL History Winter Term
Relationship
Proclamation
Repeal
Boycott
Two or more things or groups connected in some way
a public or official announcement, especially one dealing wit…
To remove something, especially a law
To refuse to have dealings with a person, country, or group
Relationship
Two or more things or groups connected in some way
Proclamation
a public or official announcement, especially one dealing wit…
Early American History Vocabulary
civilization
culture
matrilineal
artifact
a form of culture characterized by city trade centers, specia…
a way of life shared by people with similar arts, beliefs, an…
a society in which ancestry is traced through the mother
a tool or other object made by humans
civilization
a form of culture characterized by city trade centers, specia…
culture
a way of life shared by people with similar arts, beliefs, an…
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ESL 5 -Vocabulary - Brief History of Whaling
Antarctic
Arctic
blubber
ceremony
region at Earth's extreme south, encompassed by the Antarctic…
region at Earth's extreme north, encompassed by the Arctic Ci…
thick layer of fat under the skin of marine mammals.
activities to celebrate or commemorate an event.
Antarctic
region at Earth's extreme south, encompassed by the Antarctic…
Arctic
region at Earth's extreme north, encompassed by the Arctic Ci…
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American History Top 90 Vocabulary
1607
1620
July 4, 1776
1787
Jamestown founded; 1st permanent English settlement
Mayflower Compact; an agreement signed by Pilgrims promising…
Declaration of Independence signed
U.S. Constitution written
1607
Jamestown founded; 1st permanent English settlement
1620
Mayflower Compact; an agreement signed by Pilgrims promising…
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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…
Chapter 3 American History Vocabulary
Indentured servant
Puritans
cash crops
Quakers
An agreement to work for a master for a period of years to pa…
People who wanted to simplify the Church
crops such as tobacco, sugar and cotton, raised in large quan…
people who were part of a religious movement , who believe Ch…
Indentured servant
An agreement to work for a master for a period of years to pa…
Puritans
People who wanted to simplify the Church
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Native American History Vocabulary
pastoral nomadic people
cultural tradition
culture
culture group
People who herd livestock in open areas to find grasslands an…
The beliefs and practices held or observed by specific human…
The set of beliefs, values, and practices that group of peopl…
People who live in a certain region and share the same belief…
pastoral nomadic people
People who herd livestock in open areas to find grasslands an…
cultural tradition
The beliefs and practices held or observed by specific human…
AMERICAN HISTORY VOCABULARY
George Washington
Abraham Lincoln
Franklin Roosevelt
Bill of Rights
George Washington
Abraham Lincoln
American History Vocabulary
taxation
liberty
independence
minutemen
British Parliament requiring the colonist to pay a tax for va…
freedom
freedom from being ruled and controlled by someone else
a colonist who was trained to be a soldier and could be ready…
taxation
British Parliament requiring the colonist to pay a tax for va…
liberty
freedom
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American History Vocabulary - 1
Amendment
Bill of Rights
Impeachment
Reconstruction
a change in the words or meaning of a law or document (such a…
is the collective name for the first ten amendments to the Un…
is a formal process in which an official is accused of unlawf…
generally refers to the period in United States history immed…
Amendment
a change in the words or meaning of a law or document (such a…
Bill of Rights
is the collective name for the first ten amendments to the Un…
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American History Vocabulary
discrimination
Eli Whitney
Cotton Kingdom
Cotton gin
a policy or an attitude that denies equal rights to a certain…
A Connecticut schoolteacher who invented a machine to remove…
An area of the United States referring to cotton plantations…
An engine "gin" that used 2 rollers and thin wire teeth to se…
discrimination
a policy or an attitude that denies equal rights to a certain…
Eli Whitney
A Connecticut schoolteacher who invented a machine to remove…
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American History Vocabulary
intersect
tenement
profound
viragoes
meet
a city apartment for poorer families that is usually unclean,…
deep
loud, harsh-sounding women
intersect
meet
tenement
a city apartment for poorer families that is usually unclean,…
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American History-Native American Vocabulary
ancient
culture
desert
technology
ancient
culture
1960s American history vocabulary
Missile Gap
Flexible Response
Peace Corps
Space Race
Fear that there was a gap in the amount of nuclear weapons be…
United States' policy of using strategic warfare, conventiona…
New Frontier program that sent young Americans to foreign cou…
The scientific competition between the United States and the…
Missile Gap
Fear that there was a gap in the amount of nuclear weapons be…
Flexible Response
United States' policy of using strategic warfare, conventiona…
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American History Chapter 1 Section 3 Vocabulary
Anti - Federalist
Checks and Balances
Republic
Electoral College
An opponent of the Constitution during the debate over ratifi…
System in which each of the branches of the federal governmen…
A government run by the people through their elected represen…
Group of electors, chosen by the voters, who vote for President
Anti - Federalist
An opponent of the Constitution during the debate over ratifi…
Checks and Balances
System in which each of the branches of the federal governmen…
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vocabulary american history
the bering land bridge
the Aztec
the inca
the maya
theory used by scientist to explain how the first inhabitants…
a native american people that settled in the valley of mexico…
a native american people that created an empire reaching near…
a native american people whose civilization flourished in Gua…
the bering land bridge
theory used by scientist to explain how the first inhabitants…
the Aztec
a native american people that settled in the valley of mexico…
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American History Important Vocabulary
Three Branches Of Government
Checks and Balances
Free Enterprise
Federalism
Are the Legislative Branch, the Judicial Branch, and the Exec…
is a system set up by the Constitution in which each branch o…
is the freedom of private businesses to operate competitively…
is sharing of power between states and the national government
Three Branches Of Government
Are the Legislative Branch, the Judicial Branch, and the Exec…
Checks and Balances
is a system set up by the Constitution in which each branch o…
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american history vocabulary #7
The Second Great Awakening
Abolition
William Lloyd Garrison
Fredrick Douglass
Was a religious revival movement during the early 19th centur…
The legal prohibition and ending of slavery, especially of Af…
Publisher of the Anti-Slavery newspaper the liberator and fou…
An African-American social reformer, abolitionist, orator, an…
The Second Great Awakening
Was a religious revival movement during the early 19th centur…
Abolition
The legal prohibition and ending of slavery, especially of Af…
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American History--Geography Review Vocabulary
mountain
climate
river
lake
a very high hill
weather over a long period
a continuous flow of water that goes into a lake or ocean
a large area of water with land all around it
mountain
a very high hill
climate
weather over a long period
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Unit 3 American History Vocabulary
Battles of Lexington and Concord
Valley Forge
Battle of Saratoga
Articles of Conferderation
first battle of the American Revolution
Americans endured a harsh (bad) winter with little supplies/c…
Turning point of the American Revolution; France agreed to he…
First American constitution; governed the country during the…
Battles of Lexington and Concord
first battle of the American Revolution
Valley Forge
Americans endured a harsh (bad) winter with little supplies/c…
Early American History Vocabulary
civilization
culture
matrilineal
artifact
a form of culture characterized by city trade centers, specia…
a way of life shared by people with similar arts, beliefs, an…
a society in which ancestry is traced through the mother
a tool or other object made by humans
civilization
a form of culture characterized by city trade centers, specia…
culture
a way of life shared by people with similar arts, beliefs, an…
American History Vocabulary
Jamestown founded; 1st permanent Engli…
Mayflower Compact; an agreement signed…
Declaration of Independence signed
U.S. Constitution written
1607
1620
July 4, 1776
1787
Jamestown founded; 1st permanent Engli…
1607
Mayflower Compact; an agreement signed…
1620
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American History: Reconstruction Vocabulary
Carpetbagger
Reconstruction
Scalawag
Tenant Farmer
name given to many Northerners who moved to the South after t…
the reorganization and rebuilding of the former Confederate S…
name given to Southerners who supported Republican Reconstruc…
farmer who works land owned by another and pays rent either i…
Carpetbagger
name given to many Northerners who moved to the South after t…
Reconstruction
the reorganization and rebuilding of the former Confederate S…
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American History Vocabulary
alliance
delegate
Parliament
proclamation (1763)
A formal agreement among groups or individuals
A person who is chosen or elected to represent a person or gr…
The lawmaking body of the British government.
A law forbidding English colonists to settle west of the Appa…
alliance
A formal agreement among groups or individuals
delegate
A person who is chosen or elected to represent a person or gr…
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Vocabulary American history #2
the judiciary act of 1789
the bill of rights
hamilton's financial plan
the whiskey rebellion
this act of congress created the federal judiciary; it solved…
the first ten amendments to the constitution; these were adde…
Alexander Hamilton proposed creating a national bank, paying…
farmer led rebellion in western Pennsylvania. the farmers wer…
the judiciary act of 1789
this act of congress created the federal judiciary; it solved…
the bill of rights
the first ten amendments to the constitution; these were adde…
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"American History" Vocabulary
discreet
profound
vigilant
elation
adj. careful in one's speech, especially respecting privacy o…
adj. very great or intense
adj. - keeping careful watch for possible danger or difficult…
noun. great happiness and exhilaration
discreet
adj. careful in one's speech, especially respecting privacy o…
profound
adj. very great or intense
American History I Vocabulary
nullify
secession
suffrage
federalism
to make invalid; to cancel
the act of withdrawing membership from a federation, especial…
the right to vote
the division of power between different levels of government…
nullify
to make invalid; to cancel
secession
the act of withdrawing membership from a federation, especial…
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American History - Chapter 2 Key Concepts/Vocabulary
Colony
Hidalgo
Isthmus
Conquistador
A group of people who leave their native country to form in a…
Spanish noblemen; had one role: fight.
A narrow strip of land connecting two larger land areas.
Spanish explorers who claimed lands in the Americas for Spain…
Colony
A group of people who leave their native country to form in a…
Hidalgo
Spanish noblemen; had one role: fight.
American History Vocabulary Terms
tenement
Sacred
Immigrants
Emerged
a rundown apartment house barely meeting minimal standards
Holy; having to do with religion
a person who comes to live permanently in a foreign country
to come into view; to become known
tenement
a rundown apartment house barely meeting minimal standards
Sacred
Holy; having to do with religion
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American History - Unit 3 The American Revolution Vocabulary
Thomas Paine
Fredrich Von Steuben
cavalry
grievance
wrote an 80 page pamphlet to convince the colonists that a re…
German Baron who help train Washington's army at Valley Forge
soldiers on hoseback
a formal complaint, in this case against the King of England
Thomas Paine
wrote an 80 page pamphlet to convince the colonists that a re…
Fredrich Von Steuben
German Baron who help train Washington's army at Valley Forge
American History Vocabulary Practice
monstrous
sacred
altar
halo
very big, gigantic
blessed
a special table in church
a ring of light around someone's head
monstrous
very big, gigantic
sacred
blessed
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OGT Prep American History Vocabulary
Federalism
Natural rights
Precedent
Ratification
The division of power between the national and state governme…
Rights that all individuals have, given to you by God
Anything that serves as a guide or justification for subseque…
The process of approving something
Federalism
The division of power between the national and state governme…
Natural rights
Rights that all individuals have, given to you by God
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American History Vocabulary
manifest destiny
Mobilization
holocaust
communist
As America grew and people settled west, President James K. P…
the industry of a nation combines with military objectives to…
A systematic murder of millions of people in Europe by nazi G…
government controls the means of production and follows the g…
manifest destiny
As America grew and people settled west, President James K. P…
Mobilization
the industry of a nation combines with military objectives to…
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