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8th Grade Earth History
geology
paleontology
unconformity
angular disconformity
science dealing with the earth's history as recorded in rocks
STUDY OF PAST GEOLOGICAL ERAS THROUGH FOSSIL REMAINS
a place where an old, eroded rock surface is in contact with…
formed above folded and tilted rocks... the line that goes ov…
geology
science dealing with the earth's history as recorded in rocks
paleontology
STUDY OF PAST GEOLOGICAL ERAS THROUGH FOSSIL REMAINS
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8th Grade History Final
Holding regular press conferences
A tax on whiskey
George Washington
USS Constitution
Which one of the following was not one of the precedents set…
In 1974 western Pennsylvania farmers became upset over
Who is the only president to have a state named after him?
What famous ship was built during the naval buildup called fo…
Holding regular press conferences
Which one of the following was not one of the precedents set…
A tax on whiskey
In 1974 western Pennsylvania farmers became upset over
50 terms
8th Grade History Topic 2
Conquistador
pueblo
presidio
mission
A name for the Spanish explorers who claimed land in the Amer…
A town in the Spanish colonies...Village
fort where soldiers lived in the Spanish colonies
religious settlement run by Catholic priests and friars
Conquistador
A name for the Spanish explorers who claimed land in the Amer…
pueblo
A town in the Spanish colonies...Village
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History 8th U4
revolutionary
patriot
treaty
loyalist
noun relating to, involving, or supporting a political revolu…
Patriots were those colonists of the Thirteen Colonies who vi…
an official agreement that is made between two or more countr…
a person who is loyal to a political cause, government, or le…
revolutionary
noun relating to, involving, or supporting a political revolu…
patriot
Patriots were those colonists of the Thirteen Colonies who vi…
66 terms
History 8th grade Revolutionary period
Roanoke
1607
Mayflower Compact
Virginia House of Burgesses
England's first attempt to settle a colony
Year when Jamestown was founded
First attempt at self-government in the New World
First representative legislature in the colonies
Roanoke
England's first attempt to settle a colony
1607
Year when Jamestown was founded
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history 8th
senate
House of Representatives
Reserved power
Separation of Power
A group of 300 men elected to govern Rome in the Roman Republ…
Gathers evidence and brings charges of impeachment
Powers not specifically granted to the federal government or…
Constitutional division of powers among the legislative, exec…
senate
A group of 300 men elected to govern Rome in the Roman Republ…
House of Representatives
Gathers evidence and brings charges of impeachment
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History 8th
Ferdinand Magellan
Circumnavigation
Amerigo Vespucci
triangular trade
first to travel around the globe (circum-navigation), discove…
to travel around the world
Figured out that the Americas were entirely new continents, n…
trade route between Africa, Europe and America
Ferdinand Magellan
first to travel around the globe (circum-navigation), discove…
Circumnavigation
to travel around the world
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8th history
john deere
elias howe
oliver hazard perry
nicholas biddle
invented the steel plow
invented a much-improved sewing machine
won the battle of lake erie
served as director of the national bank
john deere
invented the steel plow
elias howe
invented a much-improved sewing machine
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8th GRADE TEKS HISTORY Review
1607
1620
1787
1803
The first permanent English settlement. Established in Virgin…
Plymouth is established as the second permanent English settl…
U.S. Constitution written. Ratified in 1789.
Lousiana Purchase made by Thomas Jefferson from Napoleon Bona…
1607
The first permanent English settlement. Established in Virgin…
1620
Plymouth is established as the second permanent English settl…
15 terms
History 8th
Militia
Casualties
Abstain
Unanimous
Civilians serving as soldiers
Killed wounded missing in captured in the battle or war
Not to take part in
All in favor with no votes against
Militia
Civilians serving as soldiers
Casualties
Killed wounded missing in captured in the battle or war
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history 8th
Ku Klux Klan
poll tax
segregation
Abraham lincoln
former confederate cavalry officer Nathan Bedford Forrest fou…
tax Africans and others were required to pay in order to vote
forced separation whites/Africans Americans in public places
the 16th president, died April 15, 1865. his plans for recons…
Ku Klux Klan
former confederate cavalry officer Nathan Bedford Forrest fou…
poll tax
tax Africans and others were required to pay in order to vote
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US History Review - 8th Grade
James Madison
John Adams
Southern Colonies
Middle Colonies
4th president of US... Main author of the US Constitution during…
2nd president of US... Helpes negotiate Treaty of Paris, ending…
Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia... W…
NewYork, Pennsylvania,New Jersey, Delaware... Fertile soil, mild…
James Madison
4th president of US... Main author of the US Constitution during…
John Adams
2nd president of US... Helpes negotiate Treaty of Paris, ending…
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8th History Chapter 2
What were the vikings doing in Europe ??
Why did they leave their settlements i…
How did Henry the Navigator increase e…
Why were countries exploring the world??
They were raiding Europe for riches
They Left North America b/c of Native American attacks, and t…
He funded schools for Navigation; He Paid for explorations
Religion- they wanted to convert people to christianity
What were the vikings doing in Europe ??
They were raiding Europe for riches
Why did they leave their settlements i…
They Left North America b/c of Native American attacks, and t…
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8th History
Tariff
Expenditure
Revenue
Annexation
a tax or duty to be paid on a particular class of imports or…
the action of spending funds.
income, especially when of a company or organization and of a…
the action of annexing something, especially territory.
Tariff
a tax or duty to be paid on a particular class of imports or…
Expenditure
the action of spending funds.
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8th Grade History FINAL <3
War Production Board
draft
jalopy
bootleg
agency of the United States government that supervised produc…
The Selective Service Act-Made it mandatory that all men betw…
old car
transporting hooch
War Production Board
agency of the United States government that supervised produc…
draft
The Selective Service Act-Made it mandatory that all men betw…
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8th History Chapter 6 Vocabulary
Federal System
impeach
veto
executive orders
A system of government that divides power between states and…
to vote to bring charges of serious crimes against a governme…
When the President cancels a bill passed by Congress
Commands of the President with the power of law
Federal System
A system of government that divides power between states and…
impeach
to vote to bring charges of serious crimes against a governme…
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History 8th
parliament
militia
minutemen
smuggling
A body of representatives that makes laws for a nation
A group of civilians trained to fight in emergencies
Member of a militia during the American Revolution who could…
The act of illegally importing or exporting goods
parliament
A body of representatives that makes laws for a nation
militia
A group of civilians trained to fight in emergencies
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Jenna-US History 8th grade
abolitionism
advantage/disadvantage
checks and balances
chronological
a movement to get rid of slavery
something that helps a person get ahead or prevents them from…
a system of the US government that allows the legislative, ex…
Arranged in order of time of occurrence
abolitionism
a movement to get rid of slavery
advantage/disadvantage
something that helps a person get ahead or prevents them from…
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8th History - Chapter 10
Who won the election of 1824?
Who decided?
What is the electoral college and how…
Who won the election of 1828?
John Quincy Adams
House of Representatives
It is a system in which representatives of the states choose…
Andrew Jackson
Who won the election of 1824?
John Quincy Adams
Who decided?
House of Representatives
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8th grade history exam
northwest ordinance of 1787
George Washington
James madison
New Jersey Plan
guaranteed freedom of religion, trial by jury, and public edu…
became the first president of the United States
Father of the Constitution
called for equal representation in congress for each state
northwest ordinance of 1787
guaranteed freedom of religion, trial by jury, and public edu…
George Washington
became the first president of the United States
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8th History - Chapter 7
Who was the only President elected una…
How does the Electoral College work?
What is a cabinet in government?
What were the two major cities in 1793?
George Washington
It is made up of electors who cast votes to decide the Presid…
a group of advisers who would help run the nation
a. New York... b. Philadelphia
Who was the only President elected una…
George Washington
How does the Electoral College work?
It is made up of electors who cast votes to decide the Presid…
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History 8th
Sir Francis drake
Roanoke
Joint-stock company
Jamestown
A knight who raided Spanish ships
An island where a colony was for six years and then disappear…
A company in which investors buy stock in the company in retu…
The first permanent English settlement in North America, foun…
Sir Francis drake
A knight who raided Spanish ships
Roanoke
An island where a colony was for six years and then disappear…
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8th grade History Bowl
What is Chattel Bondage?
Who wrote Uncle Toms Cabin?
What does "antebellum" literally mean?
When did the Mexican American War begin?
Slavery
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Before the war
1846
What is Chattel Bondage?
Slavery
Who wrote Uncle Toms Cabin?
Harriet Beecher Stowe
8th- Early Louisiana History
Colony
Land Grant
Slave
Plantation
Land owned and controlled by another country
A piece of land given to people in exchange people being sent…
A person who is considered property and must serve others
A large estate or farm
Colony
Land owned and controlled by another country
Land Grant
A piece of land given to people in exchange people being sent…
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8th History 19-3
Progressive Era
The Progressive Presidents
Merger
Monopoly
The time marked by rapid expansion of big business, mergers,…
Theodore Roosevelt (1901-1909), Howard Taft (1909-1913), and…
To join two companies into one stronger one
When one corporate body has control over most or all of a par…
Progressive Era
The time marked by rapid expansion of big business, mergers,…
The Progressive Presidents
Theodore Roosevelt (1901-1909), Howard Taft (1909-1913), and…
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8th History - Chapter 6
What is a federal system?
Name the two houses of Congress and te…
Which state has the most Representativ…
What are the qualifications for both h…
A system of government where power is divided between state a…
a. House of Representatives - based on population... b. Senate -…
California with 45
Lower... 1. 25 years old... 2. Citizen for 7 years... Upper... 1. 30 year…
What is a federal system?
A system of government where power is divided between state a…
Name the two houses of Congress and te…
a. House of Representatives - based on population... b. Senate -…
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8th Grade History Chapter 3
Jamestown Settlement
Virginia Compay
Plymouth Colony
Great Migration
Settlers sent by the Virginia Company of London to settle in…
allowed a representative government to make local laws for Ja…
Puritans sent to Virginia by the Virginia Company on the Mayf…
More than 15,000 Puritans came to America to escape religious…
Jamestown Settlement
Settlers sent by the Virginia Company of London to settle in…
Virginia Compay
allowed a representative government to make local laws for Ja…
16 terms
8th History 22-4
Isthmus
John Hay
Nashville
Yellow Fever and Malaria
a narrow strip of land connecting two larger bodies of land.
Secretary of State who negotiated treaties with Panama to bui…
an American warship that encouraged Panamanians to revolt and…
diseases that struck the workers which slowed down the constr…
Isthmus
a narrow strip of land connecting two larger bodies of land.
John Hay
Secretary of State who negotiated treaties with Panama to bui…
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8th History Chapter 5
Fort Duquesne
George Washington
False
1. Colonial gov't. was strong & unifie…
name of the fort the French attacked & renamed
was sent by the Virginia governor to protect Virginians build…
The French wanted to settle the Ohio Valley & the British wan…
French advantages during the French & Indian War
Fort Duquesne
name of the fort the French attacked & renamed
George Washington
was sent by the Virginia governor to protect Virginians build…
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Islam- 7th/8th History
Jihad
Sultan
Mosque
Bazaar
fair, defensive warfare
Arabic ruler
Islamic place of worship
marketplace
Jihad
fair, defensive warfare
Sultan
Arabic ruler
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8th History: Road to Revolution
Enlightenment
French and Indian War
Proclamation of 1763
Quartering Act
science and reason can improve society and government
European nations, Native Americans and American colonists fou…
Stopped colonists from moving west of the Appalachian Mountains
Forced colonists to shelter & supply British soldiers. Coloni…
Enlightenment
science and reason can improve society and government
French and Indian War
European nations, Native Americans and American colonists fou…
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8th gr. World History
The first shot of the American Revolut…
1767 Townshend Act
Stamp Act
French and Indian War
was the "shot heard around the world"
Britain would tax only imports to the colonies
Colonist resent this act because they didn't think Britain sh…
What started the war was British settlers pushed West into Fr…
The first shot of the American Revolut…
was the "shot heard around the world"
1767 Townshend Act
Britain would tax only imports to the colonies
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8th History 22-3
Yellow Journalism
Armistice
Protectorate
Jose Marti
writing which exaggerates events to attract readers
a temporary peace agreement
a country that is technically independent, but basically belo…
one of the heroes of the Cuban independence movement
Yellow Journalism
writing which exaggerates events to attract readers
Armistice
a temporary peace agreement
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History 8th
civilization
culture
toleration
charter
advanced culture in which people had developed cities, scienc…
way of life.
recognition that all the people have the right to different o…
oficial documents that gives rights to someoneor a group.
civilization
advanced culture in which people had developed cities, scienc…
culture
way of life.
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8th History Chapter 8A
cabinet
Alexander Hamilton
True
1. Gov't. would have to levy taxes... 2.…
a group of advisors
believed the federal government should be quite strong & want…
There were no political parties when Washington became presid…
four (4) steps to Alexander Hamilton's financial program
cabinet
a group of advisors
Alexander Hamilton
believed the federal government should be quite strong & want…
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Colonies 8th grade history
Southern Colonies
Middle Colonies
New England Colonies
New England Colonies
economy-main crops at the time were rice, indigo, and tobacco…
economy-cash crops were wheat, corn, and rye....BREADBASKET C…
economy- ship building along the coastal towns
small towns allowed shop keepers to make a living (commerce a…
Southern Colonies
economy-main crops at the time were rice, indigo, and tobacco…
Middle Colonies
economy-cash crops were wheat, corn, and rye....BREADBASKET C…
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8th History Chapter 8B
John Adams
Thomas Jefferson
False
1. Warned against disputes that would…
perhaps the most qualified man to be president
chosen by Republicans for president in the election of 1796
John Adams replaced all of Washington's cabinet members with…
three (3) pieces of advice Washington gave America in his "Fa…
John Adams
perhaps the most qualified man to be president
Thomas Jefferson
chosen by Republicans for president in the election of 1796
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8th Grade History Unit 1
Geography
Location
Place
Region
The study of the physical features of the earth and its atmos…
Where you can find a particular place.
A specific area or region in the world.
An area that has similar weather, geographical, and cultural…
Geography
The study of the physical features of the earth and its atmos…
Location
Where you can find a particular place.
42 terms
8th December US History Final Review
Constitutional Era
Bill of Rights
Checks and Balances
Patrick Henry and George Mason
During which historical era did events such as the 1787 Phila…
What did the Anti-federalists demand be added to the Constitu…
If a President vetoes a law that the Congress strongly suppor…
Who were the two Anti-federalist leaders?
Constitutional Era
During which historical era did events such as the 1787 Phila…
Bill of Rights
What did the Anti-federalists demand be added to the Constitu…
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history 8th
who fought whom?
leader of france-
leader of germany-
leader of italy-
germany-italy-japan-france-russia-britain-u.s.
charles de gaulle
adolf hitler
benito mussolini
who fought whom?
germany-italy-japan-france-russia-britain-u.s.
leader of france-
charles de gaulle
13 terms
8th History 22-1
Trading
Christian Missionaries
American Rights
Great White Fleet
In the 1790's Americans began trading with the Hawaiians for…
In the 1820's Christian Missionaries from the US began arrivi…
In 1878 Samoa agreed to give Americans special trading rights…
In 1907 President Roosevelt sent 16 gleaming white battleship…
Trading
In the 1790's Americans began trading with the Hawaiians for…
Christian Missionaries
In the 1820's Christian Missionaries from the US began arrivi…
18 terms
LA history 8th.
What river borders the Northeastern pa…
What river borders the Southeastern pa…
What river borders the Western side of…
the difference between absolute and re…
mississppi
pearl
sabine
absolute tells you exactly where and relative describes the l…
What river borders the Northeastern pa…
mississppi
What river borders the Southeastern pa…
pearl
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8th Grade History Vocabulary
Civil disobedience
Cause and Effect
Predict
Compare and Contrast
Not obeying the law , but not causing harm or damage, and acc…
Because something happened, it resulted in another event
To think of an expected outcome
Telling the differences and simularities between things
Civil disobedience
Not obeying the law , but not causing harm or damage, and acc…
Cause and Effect
Because something happened, it resulted in another event
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8th Grade US history STAAR review
James Madison
John Adams
Southern Colonies
Middle Colonies
4th president of US... Main author of the US Constitution during…
2nd president of US... Helpes negotiate Treaty of Paris, ending…
Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia... W…
NewYork, Pennsylvania,New Jersey, Delaware... Fertile soil, mild…
James Madison
4th president of US... Main author of the US Constitution during…
John Adams
2nd president of US... Helpes negotiate Treaty of Paris, ending…
27 terms
8th Grade History - chapter 8
Bank of the United States
Jefferson's Inaugural Address
Battle of Tippecanoe
Louisiana Purchase
Federalist policy that President Jefferson kept when he took…
The major theme for this speech was protecting civil liberties.
This battle caused Tecumseh to lose hope for a great Indian c…
Napoleon Bonaparte decided to make this transaction to gain U…
Bank of the United States
Federalist policy that President Jefferson kept when he took…
Jefferson's Inaugural Address
The major theme for this speech was protecting civil liberties.
16 terms
8th Grade History Chapter 11
Industrial Revolution
factory system
capitalists
mass production
Change in technology, brought about by improvements in machin…
Brings workers and machinery together in one place
People who invest capital, or money, in a business to earn a…
The rapid manufacture of large numbers of identical objects
Industrial Revolution
Change in technology, brought about by improvements in machin…
factory system
Brings workers and machinery together in one place
19 terms
History 8th
Georgia laws
Tommochichi
Trustee period
Royal period
No rum,No slaves,No catholics,No lawyers
Chief of the Yamacraw
1733-1752
1752-1776 The Start of Governments
Georgia laws
No rum,No slaves,No catholics,No lawyers
Tommochichi
Chief of the Yamacraw
8th History - Test 4 Review
DeWitt Clinton
Robert Fulton
Samuel Clemens
John Deere
New York governor who promoted the construction of the Erie C…
developed the first successful steamboat
steamboat pilot and author
invented the steel plow
DeWitt Clinton
New York governor who promoted the construction of the Erie C…
Robert Fulton
developed the first successful steamboat
186 terms
8th grade History STAAR Vocabulary
mercantilism
colonization
founded
charter
an economic theory that believe the colonies should benefit t…
system of settling new lands that remain under the government…
set up or laid the groundwork for, to establish or set up
A document that gives the holder the right to organize settle…
mercantilism
an economic theory that believe the colonies should benefit t…
colonization
system of settling new lands that remain under the government…
80 terms
8th History Chapter 6
Loyalists
Fort Ticonderoga
True
2nd Continental Congress
colonists who favored Britain's cause
fort that was taken without a shot being fired & all artiller…
The Continental Army never again attacked Canada.
met in Philadelphia on May 10, 1775 & sent the Olive Branch P…
Loyalists
colonists who favored Britain's cause
Fort Ticonderoga
fort that was taken without a shot being fired & all artiller…
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