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AP US History Government
Legislative Branch
House of Representatives
Senate
Executive Branch
-Makes laws... -Congress (House of Representatives and Senate)
-Serve a term of 2 years... -435 members... -Chuck Fleischmann
-Serve a term of 6 years... -2 members from each state for a tot…
-Carries out the law... -President, Vice President, Cabinet
Legislative Branch
-Makes laws... -Congress (House of Representatives and Senate)
House of Representatives
-Serve a term of 2 years... -435 members... -Chuck Fleischmann
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AP US Government History
Gitlow vs New York
Near vs Minnesota
Powell v Alabama
When is it constitutional for our gove…
Freedom of speech...... Incorporation ... First case to use to use…
Freedom of Press... Incorporation Cases... the state were no longer…
Right to counsel in capital cases (death penalty cases)... Incor…
1. it has to have a secular purpose and cannot have a religio…
Gitlow vs New York
Freedom of speech...... Incorporation ... First case to use to use…
Near vs Minnesota
Freedom of Press... Incorporation Cases... the state were no longer…
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AP US History - Government Crises
Nullification Crisis
Venezuelan Boundary Dispute
Little Rock Confrontation
Bay of Pigs
1832-1833: Resulted from the passage of the "Tariff of Abomin…
1893-1895: Dispute over the boundary of British Guiana in Sou…
1957: About 10,000 federal troops and 100 paratroopers were u…
1961: The CIA trained men to invade Cuba and overthrow the Co…
Nullification Crisis
1832-1833: Resulted from the passage of the "Tariff of Abomin…
Venezuelan Boundary Dispute
1893-1895: Dispute over the boundary of British Guiana in Sou…
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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 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 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 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
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 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 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: 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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
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 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 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
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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US History and Government Review
abolitionist
affirmative action
Allies
al-Qaeda
a person seeking the legal end of slavery
steps taken to increase the representation of women and minor…
the WWI alliance of Britain, France, Russia, and later the US…
world terrorist organization responsible for September 11, 20…
abolitionist
a person seeking the legal end of slavery
affirmative action
steps taken to increase the representation of women and minor…
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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 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 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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Revolution- AP US History
Virtual or Actual? British argued that…
Virtual or Actual? Americans thought t…
Which act required Americans to house…
Which acts were passed after Boston Te…
Virtual
Actual
Quartering Act
Intolerable/Coercive Acts
Virtual or Actual? British argued that…
Virtual
Virtual or Actual? Americans thought t…
Actual
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AP US History Review
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 Chapter 22
Vannevar Bush
Clarence Darrow
Japanese
Langston Hughes
American engineer, known for heading the US Office of Scienti…
A famed criminal defense lawyer for Scopes, who supported evo…
Japanese and Japanese Americans from the West Coast of the Un…
African American poet who described the rich culture of afric…
Vannevar Bush
American engineer, known for heading the US Office of Scienti…
Clarence Darrow
A famed criminal defense lawyer for Scopes, who supported evo…
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US History Government/Civics
Legislative Branch
Judicial Branch
Executive Branch
Federalism
The branch of the United States government that has the power…
The branch of the U.S. government that explains the law and o…
The branch of the government responsible for carrying out the…
A system of government in which bodies such as states or prov…
Legislative Branch
The branch of the United States government that has the power…
Judicial Branch
The branch of the U.S. government that explains the law and o…
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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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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 -- The First National Government
Articles of Confederation and Perpetua…
Confederation Congress
Lord Dunmore
Ethiopian Regiment
first constitution of the US
governing body under the Articles of Confederation
last royal governor of Virginia who promised freedom to inden…
group of indentured servants and slaves who fought for the Br…
Articles of Confederation and Perpetua…
first constitution of the US
Confederation Congress
governing body under the Articles of Confederation
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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…
50 terms
US History AP US Map
Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
Alabama
Alaska
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 - Major Government Scandals
Tweed Ring (1869-1871)
Credit Mobilier (1872)
Whiskey Ring (1872-1876)
Teapot Dome (1921)
Embezzled money from the New York State government created a…
A dummy construction company was created to skim money from t…
Grant and his Secretary of State put an excise tax on whiskey…
Secretary of the Interior Albert B. Fall secured the transfer…
Tweed Ring (1869-1871)
Embezzled money from the New York State government created a…
Credit Mobilier (1872)
A dummy construction company was created to skim money from t…
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AP US History -- The US Constitution
James Madison
Great Compromise
Federalists (nationalists)
Anti-Federalists (localists)
central figure at the constitutional convention
created Senate and House of Representatives
advocates of the Constitution
non-advocates of the Constitution
James Madison
central figure at the constitutional convention
Great Compromise
created Senate and House of Representatives
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US History Terms: Government
Congress
Ratified
Republic
Demoncracy
Part of the legislative branch made up of the Senate and the…
Voted to put in place; voted "yes"
A form of government in which citizens choose their leaders b…
a government ruled by the people
Congress
Part of the legislative branch made up of the Senate and the…
Ratified
Voted to put in place; voted "yes"
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AP US History: Experiments With Government Ideas
-Set up a weak central government beca…
to declare war, raise armies, and sign…
Impose taxes... Regulate trade
Wanted the rich states to sell land ho…
Articles of Confederation -
Under the Articles of Confederation, the central government h…
The congress was NOT ALLOWED TO _____ & _____
Articles of Confederation +
-Set up a weak central government beca…
Articles of Confederation -
to declare war, raise armies, and sign…
Under the Articles of Confederation, the central government h…
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US History & Government
Federalism
Checks and Balances
Separation of Power
Veto
A system in which power is divided between the national and s…
A system that allows each branch of government to limit the p…
Constitutional division of powers among the legislative, exec…
Chief executive's power to reject a bill passed by a legislat…
Federalism
A system in which power is divided between the national and s…
Checks and Balances
A system that allows each branch of government to limit the p…
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AP US History Period 3
Olive Branch Petition
2nd Continental Congress
Thomas Paine
Common Sense
petition adopted by the 2nd Continental Congress on July 5, 1…
a convention of delegates from the Thirteen Colonies which me…
lived from 1737 to 1809; American revolutionary writer, most…
pamphlet written by Thomas Paine in 1775 which advocated the…
Olive Branch Petition
petition adopted by the 2nd Continental Congress on July 5, 1…
2nd Continental Congress
a convention of delegates from the Thirteen Colonies which me…
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AP US History Chapter 1
Henry the Navigator
Christopher Columbus
Treaty of Tordesillas
Conquistadors
Portuguese man that sponsored voyages to open trade routes be…
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…
Henry the Navigator
Portuguese man that sponsored voyages to open trade routes be…
Christopher Columbus
1492 "Discovered" the Americas for European settlement, hired…
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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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AP US History Chapter 7
John Hancock
Lord North
George Grenville
Samuel Adams
Boston smuggler and prominent leader of the colonial resistan…
Tory prime minister and pliant aide to George III from 1770 t…
British prime minister who fueled tensions between Britain an…
Boston revolutionary who organized Massachusetts' committees…
John Hancock
Boston smuggler and prominent leader of the colonial resistan…
Lord North
Tory prime minister and pliant aide to George III from 1770 t…
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AP US History Unit 4
Bill of Rights
Judiciary Act of 1789
Assumption
Alexander Hamilton
The first 10 Amendments of the Constitution
Congress passed this Act which created the federal-court syst…
A belief or statement taken for granted without proof... The dog…
First Secretary of the Treasury. He advocated creation of a n…
Bill of Rights
The first 10 Amendments of the Constitution
Judiciary Act of 1789
Congress passed this Act which created the federal-court syst…
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AP US History General Terms
Demographics
Culture
Politics
Social
the statistical data of a population, especially those showin…
the beliefs, customs, arts, etc., of a particular society
activities that relate to influencing the actions and policie…
relationships between people
Demographics
the statistical data of a population, especially those showin…
Culture
the beliefs, customs, arts, etc., of a particular society
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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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