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Unit 1 Main Ideas
Joint Stock Companies
Head-right System
Indentured Servants
Puritans
1) different people come together to achieve a purpose... 2) wea…
1) Receive 50 acres for paying for servants to come 2 New Wor…
1) Serve 7 years for 50 acres of land... 2) They provided work i…
1) Strict group of Catholics that wanted to reform the church…
Joint Stock Companies
1) different people come together to achieve a purpose... 2) wea…
Head-right System
1) Receive 50 acres for paying for servants to come 2 New Wor…
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How to find the Main Idea
Step 1
Step 2
Step 3
Step 4
Read the text, or passage.
Find the big topic of the entire text, or passage.
Look for important details about that big topic.
Use the important details of the topic to help you identify t…
Step 1
Read the text, or passage.
Step 2
Find the big topic of the entire text, or passage.
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Unit 4 Main Ideas
John D. Rockefeller
Andrew Carnegie
Vertical Integration
Horizontal Integration
1)Robber baron who obtained a monopoly on oil... 2)Poster child…
1)Captain of industry who had a monopoly on steel... 2)Built man…
1)Buying and controlling every step of making your product... 2)…
1)Buy out your competitors... 2)Rockefeller... 3)This was seen as c…
John D. Rockefeller
1)Robber baron who obtained a monopoly on oil... 2)Poster child…
Andrew Carnegie
1)Captain of industry who had a monopoly on steel... 2)Built man…
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Chapter 2 Main Ideas
Andrew Johnson
Ten Percent Plan
Wade-Davis Bill
Tenure of Office Act
He became president after Lincoln was assassinated.
Lincoln's plan required 10% of voters to pledge an oath of lo…
A plan that required a majority of white males to pledge an o…
A law passed that stopped the president from firing officials…
Andrew Johnson
He became president after Lincoln was assassinated.
Ten Percent Plan
Lincoln's plan required 10% of voters to pledge an oath of lo…
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Unit 3 Main Ideas
Fugitive Slave Act
Dred Scott v. Sanford
Popular Sovereignty
Jefferson Davis
Pair of federal laws that allowed for the capture and return…
The Supreme Court ruled that Americans of African descent, wh…
The doctrine that sovereign power is vested in the people and…
American politician who was a U.S. Representative and Senator…
Fugitive Slave Act
Pair of federal laws that allowed for the capture and return…
Dred Scott v. Sanford
The Supreme Court ruled that Americans of African descent, wh…
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Unit 6 Main Ideas
Communism
Isolationism
Nativism
Installment Plan
1)an "equal" society... 2)Russia... 3)Caused Red Scare
1)staying away from foreign affairs... 2)US tries this... 3)doesn't…
1) protecting the interests of native-born ... 2)America... 3)cause…
1)pay off large purchases over time... 2)Americans... 3)allowed peo…
Communism
1)an "equal" society... 2)Russia... 3)Caused Red Scare
Isolationism
1)staying away from foreign affairs... 2)US tries this... 3)doesn't…
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Unit 2 Main Ideas
Marbury v. Madison
Judicial Review
XYZ Affair
Federalists
An 1803 case, where the Supreme Court ruled that it had the p…
The supreme court's power to declare an act of Congress uncon…
A 1797 incident, in which the French officials demanded a bri…
Those who supported the constitution and of a strong national…
Marbury v. Madison
An 1803 case, where the Supreme Court ruled that it had the p…
Judicial Review
The supreme court's power to declare an act of Congress uncon…
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Unit 6 Main Ideas
Communism
Isolationism
Nativism
Installment Plan
Government ownership of property to equalize wealth and power
Our attitude after the Great War to stay out of Eurpean affai…
Turned into xenophobia and became 100% Americanism during the…
Created the concept of easy credit and made Americans trust g…
Communism
Government ownership of property to equalize wealth and power
Isolationism
Our attitude after the Great War to stay out of Eurpean affai…
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Unit 4 Main Ideas
Political Machine
Horizontal integration
Social Darwinism
Captain of Industry
A political machine is a political organization in which an a…
Where a company creates or acquires production units for outp…
"Survival of the fittest"
Was a business leader whose means of amassing a personal fort…
Political Machine
A political machine is a political organization in which an a…
Horizontal integration
Where a company creates or acquires production units for outp…
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Unit 5 Main Ideas
Pearl harbor
Thirst for new markets
Obtaining Alaska
Imperialism
Naval base set up in Hawaii after annexing them to trade with…
Needed raw materials to manufacture which led to us needing n…
Added as a territory in the 1860s purchased from Russia and w…
Strong nations extending control over weaker nations, US took…
Pearl harbor
Naval base set up in Hawaii after annexing them to trade with…
Thirst for new markets
Needed raw materials to manufacture which led to us needing n…
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Chapter 4 Main Ideas
The advice of the father is that
In studying what Jesus revealed about…
Jesus commissioned his followers to te…
The Trinity is a mystery because
we should listen to his son Jesus
God is Father, Son, and Holy Spirit
"in the name of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit
we cannot understand how 3 persons of God are equal, distinct…
The advice of the father is that
we should listen to his son Jesus
In studying what Jesus revealed about…
God is Father, Son, and Holy Spirit
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Chapter 10 Main Ideas
Causes of Great Depression
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Black Thursday
Bonus Army
bank failures, stock market crash, borrowed money, business f…
elected president of the U.S. in 1932
name given to the day of the Stock Market Crash in 1929
World War I veterans who early payment of a bonus due to hars…
Causes of Great Depression
bank failures, stock market crash, borrowed money, business f…
Franklin D. Roosevelt
elected president of the U.S. in 1932
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Chapter 8 Main Ideas
Causes of World War I
Franz Ferdinand
Trench Warfare
Sussex Pledge
militarism, alliances, imperialism, nationalism
his assassination that "sparked" World War I
fighting from protected ditches, caused stalemate
Germany promised to warn neutral ships of future
Causes of World War I
militarism, alliances, imperialism, nationalism
Franz Ferdinand
his assassination that "sparked" World War I
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Main Ideas Test
Topic
Main Idea
Moral
Details
General subject, what it's about
The point about the topic
A lesson that can be learned from a story (usually related to…
Support the Main Idea
Topic
General subject, what it's about
Main Idea
The point about the topic
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Unit 5 Main Ideas
Imperialism
Three Factors of Imperialism
Desire for Military Strength
New Markets
The policy in which stronger nations extended their policies…
Desire for military strength, thirst for new markets, and bel…
Many American leaders wanted a stable military, due to other…
American farms were over producing food, and a new market was…
Imperialism
The policy in which stronger nations extended their policies…
Three Factors of Imperialism
Desire for military strength, thirst for new markets, and bel…
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Unit 5 Main Ideas
Imperialism
Three Factors of Imperialism...
Obtaining Alaska
Obtaining Hawaii
a policy of extending a country's power and influence through…
-Desire for military strength: wanted military presence, stro…
Purchased by Russia. wanted for land and resources
-Hawaii first ruled by queen, but later Americans came for re…
Imperialism
a policy of extending a country's power and influence through…
Three Factors of Imperialism...
-Desire for military strength: wanted military presence, stro…
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Topics & Main Ideas
Topic
main idea
generalization
assertion
subject of a reading: answers the question "what is it about?"
most important point of the reading; a general statement abou…
broad, general statement that covers all the important points…
statement of an opinion or an argument for a particular under…
Topic
subject of a reading: answers the question "what is it about?"
main idea
most important point of the reading; a general statement abou…
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Chapter 11 Main Ideas
Axis Powers
Allies
Leaders of the Axis
Leaders of the Allies
Japan, Italy, Germany
United States, Soviet Union, Great Britain
Hitler, Mussolini, Tojo
Churchill, Roosevelt, Stalin
Axis Powers
Japan, Italy, Germany
Allies
United States, Soviet Union, Great Britain
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Main Ideas chapter
conform (v.)
peer (n.)
chaperone (n.)
sever (v.)
to behave in the way that most other people in your group or…
[usually plural] your peers are the people who are the same a…
a person in the past who went out with a young unmarried woma…
to cut off; to cut something into two parts... "Martin's finger…
conform (v.)
to behave in the way that most other people in your group or…
peer (n.)
[usually plural] your peers are the people who are the same a…
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Topics and Main Ideas
Topic
Main Idea
General Idea
Specific Idea
The one subject a whole paragraph is about, usually a few words
The point that the whole paragraph makes, usually a complete…
A broad or inclusive idea
A more focused idea
Topic
The one subject a whole paragraph is about, usually a few words
Main Idea
The point that the whole paragraph makes, usually a complete…
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Main Ideas of Chap 19
Expansion of Railroads
New Inventions
Growth of Big Business
Philanthrophy
- From 1860 to 1900 more than 163,000 miles of new railroad t…
-Transatlantic Telegraph... -Telephone... -Camera ... -Vacuum Cleaner…
- U.S. has plentiful resources , including those making up th…
- Carnegie builds Carnegie Hall, one of the world's most famo…
Expansion of Railroads
- From 1860 to 1900 more than 163,000 miles of new railroad t…
New Inventions
-Transatlantic Telegraph... -Telephone... -Camera ... -Vacuum Cleaner…
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Europe Main Ideas Review
Practice in which individual freedom i…
Government by the people; where the su…
Unitary, Federation, Confederation
A geographic area that is owned and co…
Definition of Authoritarian Government
Definition of Democracy
The three types of government structure
Territory
Practice in which individual freedom i…
Definition of Authoritarian Government
Government by the people; where the su…
Definition of Democracy
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Unit 5 Main Ideas
Imperialism
3 factors of imperialism... Desire for mi…
Obtaining alaska
Obtaining hawaii
1)Belief that a country should expand and get more resources…
Desire for military strength... Thirst for new markets... Belief in…
1)added territory to the us for cheap believed as a bad idea…
1)white sugar planters wanted it also wanted pearl harbor... 2)s…
Imperialism
1)Belief that a country should expand and get more resources…
3 factors of imperialism... Desire for mi…
Desire for military strength... Thirst for new markets... Belief in…
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Chapter 20 Main Ideas
How did immigration change after 1865?
What were the working conditions in sw…
During the Gilded Age, how was life di…
What problems did cities face in the 1…
New groups of immigrants came from southern and eastern Europ…
Sweatshops were dark and crowded, work was repetitious and ha…
Poor - lived in tenements in unhealthy and crowded conditions…
Disease, poor sanitation, poverty, crime, fire
How did immigration change after 1865?
New groups of immigrants came from southern and eastern Europ…
What were the working conditions in sw…
Sweatshops were dark and crowded, work was repetitious and ha…
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Chapter 21 Main Ideas
Identify some ways in which political…
Why did reformers want regulation of t…
How did muckrakers bring about reform?
In what ways did middle-class women's…
Many political bosses were dishonest; politicians accepted br…
Railroads controlled their own rates. The government responde…
the muckrakers publicized problems and thus increased public…
Women's lives moved to the public arena. More women achieved…
Identify some ways in which political…
Many political bosses were dishonest; politicians accepted br…
Why did reformers want regulation of t…
Railroads controlled their own rates. The government responde…
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Chapter 18 - Main Ideas
What was life like in the boomtowns?
Why did the government provide subsidi…
Why did the Long Drive develop?
Why do you think cowhands captured the…
Was lively and often lawless. With no police or prisons, vigi…
Building transcontinental railroad was expensive, and the rai…
The price of cattle went up, so cattle ranchers began herding…
Cowhand life was difficult and dangerous, but it probably see…
What was life like in the boomtowns?
Was lively and often lawless. With no police or prisons, vigi…
Why did the government provide subsidi…
Building transcontinental railroad was expensive, and the rai…
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Chapter 26 Main Ideas
What are some of the problems that led…
How did the policy of appeasement work…
What was the blitzkrieg, and why was i…
What was the outcome of the presidenti…
Some Europeans resented the Treaty of Versailles, and when th…
Appeasement allowed Hitler to build up his military and take…
The blitzkrieg was a method of swift and fierce warfare used…
Roosevelt was reelected.
What are some of the problems that led…
Some Europeans resented the Treaty of Versailles, and when th…
How did the policy of appeasement work…
Appeasement allowed Hitler to build up his military and take…
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SCLOA Main Ideas
Social Identity Theory
Stereotype
Stereotype Threat
Social Learning Theory
The idea that the way we think about ourselves and others is…
A specific type of schema; thoughts, beliefs and ideas about…
The tendency for people to display stereotypical behaviours e…
A theory of learning based a four stage process: attention, r…
Social Identity Theory
The idea that the way we think about ourselves and others is…
Stereotype
A specific type of schema; thoughts, beliefs and ideas about…
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Unit 3 Main Ideas
Wilmot Proviso
Compromise of 1850
Fugitive Slave Act
Popular Sovereignty
designed to eliminate slavery within the land acquired as a r…
Henry Clay. United north and south by saying Cali would enter…
pair of federal laws that allowed for the capture and return…
the doctrine that sovereign power is vested in the people and…
Wilmot Proviso
designed to eliminate slavery within the land acquired as a r…
Compromise of 1850
Henry Clay. United north and south by saying Cali would enter…
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Monkey Main Ideas
P 1 (10)
P 2 (20)
P 3 (21)
P 4 (30)
Laughter is contagious
Laughter is social
We are connected
Connectedness leads to synchronization leads to empathy
P 1 (10)
Laughter is contagious
P 2 (20)
Laughter is social
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Pre-listening: main Ideas
principle (n)
specifically (adv)
to occur (v)
to transform (v)
basic theory or rule
in an exact way
to happen
to change
principle (n)
basic theory or rule
specifically (adv)
in an exact way
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ch6 main ideas
Jesus experienced ____ as a _____ ____…
genealogy
genealogy in the gospel of ___ emphasi…
_____'s inclusion of women in the gene…
life; human being
a record or a study of the ancestors or decedents of a person…
luke; divinity; jesus; redeemer
Matthew; Jewish; males
Jesus experienced ____ as a _____ ____…
life; human being
genealogy
a record or a study of the ancestors or decedents of a person…
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Main Idea 2016
Main idea
Examples and explanation of the main i…
Stated main idea
Unstated main idea
What the author is trying to tell the reader about the topic.
details
The main idea can be found in the piece of literature.
The main idea is inferred from the details in the piece of li…
Main idea
What the author is trying to tell the reader about the topic.
Examples and explanation of the main i…
details
Biochemistry: Main Ideas
CHAPTER 1
Biology uses mainly six elements plus…
Biochemistry has unitity becacuse of
Biochemistry consists of five classes…
...
C. - black... H. - white... O. - red... N. - blue... P. - orange... S. - yel…
evolution
- Carbohydrates... - Lipids... - Nucleic acids... - Proteins... ---------…
CHAPTER 1
...
Biology uses mainly six elements plus…
C. - black... H. - white... O. - red... N. - blue... P. - orange... S. - yel…
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PLCP Reading Main Ideas
Richard Stubbs, "War and Economic Deve…
Adnan Naseemullah and Caroline Arnold,…
James Scott, "Seeing like a State"
Michael Hechter, "Containing Nationali…
Talks about how east asain countrys were able to build succes…
Argues that maintaing the political support behind developmen…
This article highlights what important functions were impleme…
Talks about direct rule states and how there has been a sligh…
Richard Stubbs, "War and Economic Deve…
Talks about how east asain countrys were able to build succes…
Adnan Naseemullah and Caroline Arnold,…
Argues that maintaing the political support behind developmen…
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Vocab Main Ideas: Thoreau
Dilapidated
Terrestrial
Sublime
Superfluous
In disrepair
Of this world
Noble majestic
Not needed
Dilapidated
In disrepair
Terrestrial
Of this world
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Main ideas and details
Good-Bye, Dinosaurs... What killed the di…
An American Hero Finally Rewarded... Afri…
Saving Water in the Garden... Many people…
Mother Alligators... Alligators are surpr…
Both volcanoes and an asteroid may have caused the death of t…
It took many years for Jesse Owens to be fully recognized for…
People can do many things to cut back on water use in their g…
Female alligators make very caring mothers.
Good-Bye, Dinosaurs... What killed the di…
Both volcanoes and an asteroid may have caused the death of t…
An American Hero Finally Rewarded... Afri…
It took many years for Jesse Owens to be fully recognized for…
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Articles/ Main Ideas
Legislative Branch
Executive Branch
Judicial Branch
Checks and Balances
-Article 1... -Branch of government that makes the laws... -House o…
-Article 2... -Carries out the laws... -President... (2.7 others/ V.p.…
-Article 3... -Branch of government that decides if laws are car…
insures one branch does not get too much power
Legislative Branch
-Article 1... -Branch of government that makes the laws... -House o…
Executive Branch
-Article 2... -Carries out the laws... -President... (2.7 others/ V.p.…
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Chapter 14 Main Ideas
What problems spurred reform in the ar…
What themes did the transcendentalists…
What effect did the American Colonizat…
How did enslaved African Americans vie…
Problems included poorly trained teachers, poorly funded scho…
The themes included 1) the relationship between humans and na…
The society did not stop the growth of slavery; in fact, the…
Resettlement in Africa was not liked by most African American…
What problems spurred reform in the ar…
Problems included poorly trained teachers, poorly funded scho…
What themes did the transcendentalists…
The themes included 1) the relationship between humans and na…
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Chapter 19 Main Ideas
How did railroad barons build their fo…
Do you think Congress should have allo…
What was the significance of the trans…
How did George Westinghouse build upon…
By consolidating small companies into large companies; indivi…
rebates? pools? Should Congress regulate business?
Previously, messages from the United States to Europe had to…
Westinghouse developed transformers that could send electric…
How did railroad barons build their fo…
By consolidating small companies into large companies; indivi…
Do you think Congress should have allo…
rebates? pools? Should Congress regulate business?
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Chapter 29 Main Ideas
What was the relationship between guer…
Why did the Soviet Union build the Ber…
What the responsibility of NASA?
What was the domino theory, and how di…
The "flexible response plan was a response to the guerrilla t…
to prevent East Germans from fleeing to the West.
to run the space program of the U.S.
The domino theory held that if South Vietnam fell to communis…
What was the relationship between guer…
The "flexible response plan was a response to the guerrilla t…
Why did the Soviet Union build the Ber…
to prevent East Germans from fleeing to the West.
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Chapter 16 Main Ideas
Why were the border states important t…
What was the purpose of the Anaconda P…
What factors helped the Confederates w…
What was the final outcome of the Batt…
These were strategic locations because they were near major c…
To split the Confederacy in two and cut Southern supply lines.
Confederates were aided by the leadership of "Stonewall" Jack…
The Union won a narrow victory; both sides had heavy casualti…
Why were the border states important t…
These were strategic locations because they were near major c…
What was the purpose of the Anaconda P…
To split the Confederacy in two and cut Southern supply lines.
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Ch 11, Main Ideas
What key issue split the Republican Pa…
Why did Andrew Jackson fire many gover…
Why was the issue of states' rights ve…
Why did white settlers want the govern…
DEMOCRATIC-REPUBLICANS - supported Jackson favored states' ri…
Jackson felt that ordinary citizens could handle any governme…
States' rights were important to the South, and Jackson's vic…
White settlers wanted more fertile land to settle and to end…
What key issue split the Republican Pa…
DEMOCRATIC-REPUBLICANS - supported Jackson favored states' ri…
Why did Andrew Jackson fire many gover…
Jackson felt that ordinary citizens could handle any governme…
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Chapter 13 Main Ideas
How were messages sent via telegraph?…
List innovations in farming methods in…
List some of the early attempts at wor…
Why did some Americans object to immig…
The telegraph used electric signals as dots and dashes to sen…
Steel-tipped plow, mechanical reaper, thresher.
formation of trade unions, organization of unskilled workers,…
Some Americans feared that immigrants were changing the chara…
How were messages sent via telegraph?…
The telegraph used electric signals as dots and dashes to sen…
List innovations in farming methods in…
Steel-tipped plow, mechanical reaper, thresher.
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Chapter 15 Main Ideas
How did the Missouri Compromise preser…
How did Stephen Douglas help win appro…
What were some ways that Northerners d…
How would the issue of slavery in Kans…
By admitting two states at the same time, Missouri as a slave…
He divided Clay's plan into parts that members of Congress co…
They ran the underground Railroad; tried to rescue pursued or…
By popular sovereignty - the settlers would decide by voting.
How did the Missouri Compromise preser…
By admitting two states at the same time, Missouri as a slave…
How did Stephen Douglas help win appro…
He divided Clay's plan into parts that members of Congress co…
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Chapter 17 Main Ideas
Why did Lincoln disagree with the hars…
Under Johnson's Restoration plan, how…
What requirement was necessary for Afr…
Why was President Johnson unable to st…
Lincoln believed punishment served no useful purpose and woul…
Only by appealing to Johnson.
They had to be born in the United States.
Radical Republicans had enough votes in Congress to override…
Why did Lincoln disagree with the hars…
Lincoln believed punishment served no useful purpose and woul…
Under Johnson's Restoration plan, how…
Only by appealing to Johnson.
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Chapter 24 - Main Ideas
What was the outcome of the Boston pol…
What was the UNIA? What was its purpose
Why did President Harding give importa…
What did the Harding and Coolidge admi…
The National Guard was called in, the strike collapsed and th…
Universal Negro Improvement Association.... To promote pride in…
Harding was rewarding them for their political support.... Some…
Harding's administration hosted discussions about the arms ra…
What was the outcome of the Boston pol…
The National Guard was called in, the strike collapsed and th…
What was the UNIA? What was its purpose
Universal Negro Improvement Association.... To promote pride in…
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Chapter 23 Main Ideas
Why did nations form alliances with ot…
Discuss the role of the Slavic nationa…
How did the Central Powers and the All…
Why did many Americans favor the Allies?
To create a balance of power and keep peace.
The Slavic people in Austria-Hungary wanted independence. Ser…
Both went on the offensive---Germany with the Battle of Verdu…
Many people had come from Allied countries, felt cultural tie…
Why did nations form alliances with ot…
To create a balance of power and keep peace.
Discuss the role of the Slavic nationa…
The Slavic people in Austria-Hungary wanted independence. Ser…
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Chapter 28 Main Ideas
What was the major difference in the r…
What impact did the Montgomery bus boy…
What did the Civil Rights Act of 1964…
What message did President Kennedy sen…
Plessy found that "separate but equal" was legal. Brown found…
stuck down the bus segregation law in that city and sparked t…
It banned discrimination against minority groups in employmen…
Kennedy wanted Americans to get involved in making the nation…
What was the major difference in the r…
Plessy found that "separate but equal" was legal. Brown found…
What impact did the Montgomery bus boy…
stuck down the bus segregation law in that city and sparked t…
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Chapter 10 Main Ideas
What effects did the Industrial Revolu…
How did inventions like the cotton gin…
Why were Southern plantations able to…
How did land and water transportation…
New inventions, patents and factories, free enterprise (capit…
cotton gin - simple machine that quickly removed the seeds fr…
invention of cotton gin made it possible to clean cotton fast…
It allowed more people to travel westward in greater numbers…
What effects did the Industrial Revolu…
New inventions, patents and factories, free enterprise (capit…
How did inventions like the cotton gin…
cotton gin - simple machine that quickly removed the seeds fr…
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