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US History Chapter 2
cash crop
staple crops
tidewater
piedmont
were grown and were sold for a profit so that colonists could…
these were raw materials that had fairly large and constant m…
Where the largest Southern plantations were located, it was f…
the hilly upland region of the eastern US, located between th…
cash crop
were grown and were sold for a profit so that colonists could…
staple crops
these were raw materials that had fairly large and constant m…
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US History Chapter 2 Vocabulary
Crusade
Classical
Renaissance
Technology
One of a series of expeditions Europeans made to regain contr…
Related to the culture of ancient Greece and Rome
A reawakening of culture and intellectual curiosity in Europe…
The use of scientific knowledge for practical purposes
Crusade
One of a series of expeditions Europeans made to regain contr…
Classical
Related to the culture of ancient Greece and Rome
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US History Chapter 2 Vocabulary
myth
negative
factor
rigid
a traditional story of unknown beginning
opposite of positive
important part of something
not bendable; not flexible
myth
a traditional story of unknown beginning
negative
opposite of positive
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US History - Chapter 2
conquer
mission
convert
joint-stock company
to take over and control
a settlement, built by a church, from which people teach thei…
to change from one religion or belief to another
a company in which people give money to share costs
conquer
to take over and control
mission
a settlement, built by a church, from which people teach thei…
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Chapter 2 Study US History
merchantilism
Navigtion acts
illegal trade
Charles
theory of commerce involving imports and exports
series of laws restricting coloniel trade
results of navigation acts
King who crackdown on mass
merchantilism
theory of commerce involving imports and exports
Navigtion acts
series of laws restricting coloniel trade
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US HISTORY CHAPTER 2
cabinet
enumerated powers
implied powers
judicial review
a group of advisors to the president
powers listed in the Constitution as belonging to the federal…
powers not specifically listed in the Constitution but claime…
power of the Supreme Court to determine whether laws of Congr…
cabinet
a group of advisors to the president
enumerated powers
powers listed in the Constitution as belonging to the federal…
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US History Chapter 2 Vocabulary
Tobacco
Roger Williams
Puritans
Nathaniel Bacon
Cash crop that colonist used for profit grown in Jamestown
Started the colony Rhode Island, believed Puritans should pay…
Came to the New World to escape religious persecution in Engl…
Protesed against Virginia's government in the defense of poor…
Tobacco
Cash crop that colonist used for profit grown in Jamestown
Roger Williams
Started the colony Rhode Island, believed Puritans should pay…
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AP US History Chapter 2 Key people
Philip II
Francis Drake
Opechancanough
Lord Baltimore
(1527-1598) King of Spain from 1556 to 1598. Absolute monarch…
famous English "Sea Dog"; first to circumnavigate the globe;
Powhatan's brother who became the head of the native confeder…
Founded the colony of Maryland and offered religious freedom…
Philip II
(1527-1598) King of Spain from 1556 to 1598. Absolute monarch…
Francis Drake
famous English "Sea Dog"; first to circumnavigate the globe;
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US History Chapter 2
Compass
Globe
Merchant
Mainland
device used to show direction
model of the earth
buyer and seller of goods
the main part of a continent
Compass
device used to show direction
Globe
model of the earth
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Chapter 2 Vocabulary US History
Vigilance committee
Hydraulic mining
Open range
Hacienda
self-appointed volunteers who would track down and punish wro…
method of mining by which water is sprayed at a very high pre…
a vast area of grassland that the federal government owned
a huge ranch
Vigilance committee
self-appointed volunteers who would track down and punish wro…
Hydraulic mining
method of mining by which water is sprayed at a very high pre…
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US History Chapter 2 Vocabulary
Reconstruction
13th Amendment
Freedmen's Bureau
14th Amendment
The period after the Civil War in which the states formerly p…
abolished slavery in the United States and provides that "Nei…
U.S. federal government agency established in 1865 to aid fre…
addresses citizenship rights and equal protection of the laws…
Reconstruction
The period after the Civil War in which the states formerly p…
13th Amendment
abolished slavery in the United States and provides that "Nei…
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US HISTORY Chapter 2
Merchant
Monarch
Territory
Noble
a buyer and seller of goods
a person who rules a kingdom or territory
land belonging to a country or government
someone who is part of a society's upper
Merchant
a buyer and seller of goods
Monarch
a person who rules a kingdom or territory
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US History Chapter 2
cabinet
Bill of Rights
judicial review
John Adams
the president's advisers - they also lead the various departm…
the 1st 10 amendments to the constitution which guard the rig…
the right of the Supreme Court to decide which laws are const…
the 2nd president (after George Washington)
cabinet
the president's advisers - they also lead the various departm…
Bill of Rights
the 1st 10 amendments to the constitution which guard the rig…
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US History Chapter 2-AC
Norsemen
navigate
conquer
colonist
Society~ Raiders and traders from the region now known as Nor…
to steer or direct a ship or airplane
To overcome by force.
a person who settles in a new colony or moves into new country
Norsemen
Society~ Raiders and traders from the region now known as Nor…
navigate
to steer or direct a ship or airplane
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US History Chapter 2
Four Main Battles in the Revolution
What was the purpose of the Treaty of…
Who wrote "Common Sense" and Why?
Did American have foreign aid in the w…
Battle of Lexington: 1st Battle with minutemen and redcoats
Ended war and set new boundaries
Thomas Paine to support American Independence
Yes, they had foreign aid. France
Four Main Battles in the Revolution
Battle of Lexington: 1st Battle with minutemen and redcoats
What was the purpose of the Treaty of…
Ended war and set new boundaries
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US History Chapter 2
conquistador (conqueror)
Hernando Cortes
New Spain
mestizo
Spanish explorer who claimed colonies for Spain lured by the…
conquistador who defeated the Aztecs
Spanish colony in the New World
a person of mixed Spanish and Native American ancestry
conquistador (conqueror)
Spanish explorer who claimed colonies for Spain lured by the…
Hernando Cortes
conquistador who defeated the Aztecs
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US History Chapter 2 Standards 4,5
John Locke
natural rights
social contract theory
Enlightenment
17th century English philosopher who opposed the Divine Right…
the idea that all humans are born with rights, which include…
Enlightenment idea that government was created as an agreemen…
A time that featured revolutionary ideas in philosophy and po…
John Locke
17th century English philosopher who opposed the Divine Right…
natural rights
the idea that all humans are born with rights, which include…
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AMSCO AP US History Chapter 2
corporate colonies
royal colonies
proprietary colonies
Jamestown
Colonies operated by joint-stock companies during the early y…
Colonies under the direct authority and rule of the king's go…
Colonies under the authority of individuals granted charters…
1607 Colony in Virginia, The first successful settlement in t…
corporate colonies
Colonies operated by joint-stock companies during the early y…
royal colonies
Colonies under the direct authority and rule of the king's go…
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US History Chapter 2 Study Questions
monarchy
rebulic
oligarchy
confederation
a form of government with a monarch at the head
a state in which supreme power is held by the people and thei…
a small group of people having control of a country, organiza…
an organization that consists of a number of parties or group…
monarchy
a form of government with a monarch at the head
rebulic
a state in which supreme power is held by the people and thei…
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US History Chapter 2
antinomoianism
covenant
Henry Hudson
Ceceilius Calvert, Lord Baltimore
belief that obedience to scripture is not necessary for a rig…
agreement between God and His people
person who explored the area of New York
founder of Maryland
antinomoianism
belief that obedience to scripture is not necessary for a rig…
covenant
agreement between God and His people
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US History Chapter 2 Study Guide
The open-range system of raising lives…
Homesteaders on the plains usually bui…
The population of the west increasing…
The slogan/saying "Rain follows the pl…
Mexican vaqueros
sod
TRUE
weather patterns
The open-range system of raising lives…
Mexican vaqueros
Homesteaders on the plains usually bui…
sod
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Chapter 2 US history
Maryland
"headrights"
Fundamental Orders of Connecticut
Thomas Hooker
colony was established as a place for persecuted Roman Cathol…
grants given to one who could pay for their own passage to Am…
First Constitution of Colonial America
founder of Connecticut
Maryland
colony was established as a place for persecuted Roman Cathol…
"headrights"
grants given to one who could pay for their own passage to Am…
US History Chapter 2
compass
merchant
monarch
noble
device used to show direction (North, South, East, or West)
buyer and seller of goods
person who rules a kingdom or territory
someone who is part of society's upper or ruling class
compass
device used to show direction (North, South, East, or West)
merchant
buyer and seller of goods
chapter 2 us history
territory
compass
glade
publish
A particular area of land
(n.) sympathy for another's suffering; pity
An open space in a forest
, declare, announce, proclaim
territory
A particular area of land
compass
(n.) sympathy for another's suffering; pity
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US History Chapter 2
Compass
Globe
Monarch
Noble
magnetic tool that tells your direction
A scale model of the earth
A ruler of a kingdom or empire
an upper or ruling class person
Compass
magnetic tool that tells your direction
Globe
A scale model of the earth
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US History Chapter 2
Sir Humphrey Gilbert
Sir Walter Raleigh
Sir Francis Drake
Henry Hudson
First attempted English settlement in 1578 - half brother to…
Established the "lost colony " in Virginia. By 1590 no one co…
First Englishman to circumnavigate the Globe
Gave the Dutch their first claims in the New World
Sir Humphrey Gilbert
First attempted English settlement in 1578 - half brother to…
Sir Walter Raleigh
Established the "lost colony " in Virginia. By 1590 no one co…
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BJU US History Chapter 2
Headrights
Indenture
Joint-stock Companies
London Company
Land grants (usually about 3 acres) that were offered to sett…
A 4-7 year work contract that settlers could agree to the Vir…
-Companies that financed the settlement of America... -investors…
King James I granted this company a charter for colonizing "V…
Headrights
Land grants (usually about 3 acres) that were offered to sett…
Indenture
A 4-7 year work contract that settlers could agree to the Vir…
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US History: Chapter 2 Lighthouse
habeas corpus
attrition
McCulloch vs. Maryland
Nativism
The right of a person to not be held in jail without charged…
The wearing down of one side of a conflict by another through…
Concluded the "necessary and proper" clause gave Congress fle…
A preference for native born people and desire to limit immig…
habeas corpus
The right of a person to not be held in jail without charged…
attrition
The wearing down of one side of a conflict by another through…
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Chapter 2 Vocabulary (US History 1)
Conquistador
Presidio
Hidalgo
Encomienda
Means "conqueror;" Spanish explorers in the Americas
Forts built to protect Spanish settlers in the Americas
Low-ranking Spanish nobles or working-class tradespeople who…
Spanish system of governing the new world by granting control…
Conquistador
Means "conqueror;" Spanish explorers in the Americas
Presidio
Forts built to protect Spanish settlers in the Americas
US History Chapter 2
Alexander Hamilton
Thomas Jefferson
Henry Knox
John Locke
Washington's Secretary of the Treasury
Washington's Secretary of State
Washington's Secretary of War
Thomas Jefferson paraphrased his ideas on natural rights in t…
Alexander Hamilton
Washington's Secretary of the Treasury
Thomas Jefferson
Washington's Secretary of State
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AMSCO AP US History Chapter 2
corporate colonies
royal colonies
proprietary colonies
Jamestown
Colonies operated by joint-stock companies during the early y…
Colonies under the direct authority and rule of the king's go…
Colonies under the authority of individuals granted charters…
1607 Colony in Virginia, The first successful settlement in t…
corporate colonies
Colonies operated by joint-stock companies during the early y…
royal colonies
Colonies under the direct authority and rule of the king's go…
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US History Chapter 2
13th Amendment
14th Amendement
15th Amendement
Abolitionists
Abolished Slavery
Granted citizenship to all persons born or naturalized in the…
1869 No matter your race, color, history as a slave you could…
Anti-slavery activists who demanded the immediate end of slav…
13th Amendment
Abolished Slavery
14th Amendement
Granted citizenship to all persons born or naturalized in the…
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Chapter 2 US History Vocabulary
cutoms duty
inflation
Nonimportation Agreement
Writ of Assistance
a tax on imports and exports
an ongoing increase in prices and decrease in the value of mo…
a pledge by merchants not to buy imported goods from a partic…
a search warrant enabling customs officers to enter any locat…
cutoms duty
a tax on imports and exports
inflation
an ongoing increase in prices and decrease in the value of mo…
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US History: Chapter 2 Vocabulary
vigilance committees
extract
hydraulic mining
adapted
self-appointed volunteers who would track down and punish wro…
remove or take out by effort or force
process of removing large quantities of earth and processing…
make something suitable for a new use or purpose
vigilance committees
self-appointed volunteers who would track down and punish wro…
extract
remove or take out by effort or force
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US HISTORY CHAPTER 2 vocabulary
Hernán Cortés
mestizo
Encomienda
Juan Ponce de León
A Spanish conquistador who took over the Aztec's capital city…
Mixed Spanish and Native American races.
A Spanish system in which natives farmed, ranched, or mined f…
A Spanish soldier who had conquered Puerto Rico and explored…
Hernán Cortés
A Spanish conquistador who took over the Aztec's capital city…
mestizo
Mixed Spanish and Native American races.
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US History Chapter 2 Spanish-English
John Smith
Joint Stock Companies
Jamestown
Powhatan
Leader of Jamestown (established in 1607).... Líder de Jamestow…
Several investors pool their wealth in support of a colony th…
Small Virginian peninsula that became the first English colon…
Chief of the Native Americans living nearby Jamestown... Jefe d…
John Smith
Leader of Jamestown (established in 1607).... Líder de Jamestow…
Joint Stock Companies
Several investors pool their wealth in support of a colony th…
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US History 1, Chapter 2
Leif Ericksson
Henry the Navigator
Marco Polo
Vikings
A viking explorer who discovered the North American coastline…
A Portuguese prince who built a school for navigation, sailin…
An Italian explorer who published a book about his adventures…
Scandinavian sailors who were the first known Europeans to la…
Leif Ericksson
A viking explorer who discovered the North American coastline…
Henry the Navigator
A Portuguese prince who built a school for navigation, sailin…
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Chapter 2 US History I
1. What did the settlers of Georgia ha…
2. What was the word that means for th…
3. Who conquered the Aztec Empire with…
4. How did the Quakers and the Native…
THEY WERE ALL DEBTORS
CHARTER
HERNAN CORTES
THEY SIGNED A PEACE TREATY
1. What did the settlers of Georgia ha…
THEY WERE ALL DEBTORS
2. What was the word that means for th…
CHARTER
US History Chapter 2
pueblo
lodge
tepee
travois
a village
a large round hut built over a deep hole
a tent made of poles with buffalo hides
two poles that hold a load between them
pueblo
a village
lodge
a large round hut built over a deep hole
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US History Vocabulary Chapter 2
Captain John Smith
John Rolfe
The Headright system
Sir William Berkley
A famous world traveler who lead the colony of Jamestown in 1…
Jamestown planter who experimented on a harsh strain of tobac…
Virginia Company's effort to recruit new settlers. Offered 50…
Appointed governor of Virginia. Organized a force to put down…
Captain John Smith
A famous world traveler who lead the colony of Jamestown in 1…
John Rolfe
Jamestown planter who experimented on a harsh strain of tobac…
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US History Chapter 2
Territory
Thomas Jefferson
Water Shed
Napoleon Bonaparte
Land owned by the United States but is not a state
First Secretary of State and 3rd President of the US
an area of land that drains into a body of water
- Took over Louisiana... - No longer allowed American farmers to…
Territory
Land owned by the United States but is not a state
Thomas Jefferson
First Secretary of State and 3rd President of the US
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US History Chapter 2
John Smith
Joint Stock Companies
Jamestown
Powhatan
A vital English man to the survival of Jamestown
Several investors pool their wealth in support of a colony th…
Small Virginian peninsula that became the first English colon…
Chief of the Native Americans living nearby Jamestown
John Smith
A vital English man to the survival of Jamestown
Joint Stock Companies
Several investors pool their wealth in support of a colony th…
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US History: Chapter 2 - Vocabulary
Extract
Adapt
Prior
Vigilance committee
To remove by force
To change in order to meet the demands of a certain environme…
Before or previous
Group of ordinary citizens who organize to find criminals and…
Extract
To remove by force
Adapt
To change in order to meet the demands of a certain environme…
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US History- Chapter 2- Exploring the Americas
technology
compass
strait
circumnavigate
the use of scientific knowledge for practical purposes
navigation tool that shows the direction in which a person or…
a narrow water passage between larger bodies of water
to go (sail) around (the world) completely
technology
the use of scientific knowledge for practical purposes
compass
navigation tool that shows the direction in which a person or…
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US History Chapter 2
Restoration Colonies
King Philip's War
Bacon's Rebellion
Middle Economies
1. Stuart Monarchy... 2. Proprietary Colony... 3. New York - Africa…
1. NA vs. Europeans... 2. Two years... 3. Fought over land... 4. Massa…
1. Against Poor Virginians... 2. Over NA land... 3. War declared on…
1. Diversified Crops... 2. War = food demand... 3. No Food in Europ…
Restoration Colonies
1. Stuart Monarchy... 2. Proprietary Colony... 3. New York - Africa…
King Philip's War
1. NA vs. Europeans... 2. Two years... 3. Fought over land... 4. Massa…
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Chapter 2 US History Vocabulary
nationalism
primogeniture
joint-stock companies
charter
fervent belief and loyalty to the political unit of the natio…
the legal principle that the oldest son inherits all family p…
an economic arrangement by which a number of investors pool t…
a legal document granted by a government to some group or age…
nationalism
fervent belief and loyalty to the political unit of the natio…
primogeniture
the legal principle that the oldest son inherits all family p…
32 terms
Chapter 2 US history
Maryland
"headrights"
Fundamental Orders of Connecticut
Thomas Hooker
colony was established as a place for persecuted Roman Cathol…
grants given to one who could pay for their own passage to Am…
First Constitution of Colonial America
founder of Connecticut
Maryland
colony was established as a place for persecuted Roman Cathol…
"headrights"
grants given to one who could pay for their own passage to Am…
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US history Chapter 2 Vocabulary
Common sense
Loyalist
Articles of Confederation
Judiciary Act of 1789
A Pamphlet by Thomas Paine published in 1776 for ... separation…
Colonist who supported British
It gave the individual state governments more power than the…
A law that established federal court system
Common sense
A Pamphlet by Thomas Paine published in 1776 for ... separation…
Loyalist
Colonist who supported British
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Chapter 2-3 vocabulary study guide- US history
Northwest Passage
Quebec
Samuel de Champlain
Coureurs de bois
A hypothetical water route to Asia through the cold waters of…
The first permanent European settlement in Canada built by a…
The founder of Quebec who helped the local Indians in a battl…
French fur traders who intermarried with the native Indians
Northwest Passage
A hypothetical water route to Asia through the cold waters of…
Quebec
The first permanent European settlement in Canada built by a…
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AP US History Chapter 2 study guide
shape of early America
slash and burn
population patterns
social status
diverse, massive (most indentured servants), convicts, few we…
halted forest growth, decimated animals growth
cheaper land; earlier marriage; more pregnancies; lower death…
deferential--few wealthy people make decisions for everybody
shape of early America
diverse, massive (most indentured servants), convicts, few we…
slash and burn
halted forest growth, decimated animals growth
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