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8th grade US History Vocabulary Study Guide for STAAR
George Washington
Washington's Farewell Address
Federalists vs. Democratic-Republicans
French Revolutionary Wars
The first president of the United States of America. The Fath…
He gave a special address to everyone to be nice, no foreign…
Jefferson and Hamilton wanted to make parties against each ot…
a series of sweeping military conflicts; 1792-1801; part of t…
George Washington
The first president of the United States of America. The Fath…
Washington's Farewell Address
He gave a special address to everyone to be nice, no foreign…
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US History STAAR Study Cards
1607
1763
1775
1776
Jamestown is the first English colony established in the New…
Treaty of Paris that ended the French and Indian War
"Shot heard 'round the world" the Battles of Lexington and Co…
Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence which…
1607
Jamestown is the first English colony established in the New…
1763
Treaty of Paris that ended the French and Indian War
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US History Study Guide
Countries that were imperialist powers…
Jose Marti
Countries under US control after the S…
John J. Pershing
Great Britain, France, Belgium, Germany, Italy, Holland, Spai…
Cuban intellectual, poet, & revolutionary leader who founded…
Cuba, Puerto Rico, Philippines, & Guam.
US army general commanded the American expeditionary force in…
Countries that were imperialist powers…
Great Britain, France, Belgium, Germany, Italy, Holland, Spai…
Jose Marti
Cuban intellectual, poet, & revolutionary leader who founded…
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US History Unit 2 Study Set
Proclamation of 1763
Stamp Act
No taxation without representation
Sons of Liberty
A proclamation from the British government which forbade Brit…
1765 law that taxed printed goods, including: playing cards,…
Slogan reflecting the colonists' belief that they should not…
A radical political organization formed by Samuel Adams after…
Proclamation of 1763
A proclamation from the British government which forbade Brit…
Stamp Act
1765 law that taxed printed goods, including: playing cards,…
US History Vocabulary
sectionalism
chattel slavery
abolition
annex
the growing difference and conflict between the north and the…
chattel slaves are individuals treated as complete property,…
the action or an act of abolishing a system, practice, or ins…
append or add as an extra or subordinate part (especially ter…
sectionalism
the growing difference and conflict between the north and the…
chattel slavery
chattel slaves are individuals treated as complete property,…
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US History Unit 2 Study Guide
Massacre/Battle at Wounded Knee
What things/aspects were central to th…
Exodusters
Bimetallism Supports- Why did they sup…
In 1890, the Seventh Cavalry (Custer's old regiment) rounded…
they had small extended families, men were hunters while wome…
African Americans who moved Kansas to farm the land after the…
Farmers supported bimetallism simply because more money would…
Massacre/Battle at Wounded Knee
In 1890, the Seventh Cavalry (Custer's old regiment) rounded…
What things/aspects were central to th…
they had small extended families, men were hunters while wome…
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Us History study set
reconstruction
emancipate
13th amendment
14th amendment
the period after the civil war in the united states when the…
free from slavery or servitude
abolished slavery
any person born in the us or on us soil is a us citizen
reconstruction
the period after the civil war in the united states when the…
emancipate
free from slavery or servitude
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US History vocab study
Andrew Jackson
John Quincy Adams
Corrupt Bargain
Mudslinging
He was from Tennessee and was the hero of New Orleans. In the…
He was from Massachusetts and Henry Clay chose him to be pres…
Henry Clay and John Adams met privately before the election c…
Jackson, Adams, and their fans would gossip and trash talk ab…
Andrew Jackson
He was from Tennessee and was the hero of New Orleans. In the…
John Quincy Adams
He was from Massachusetts and Henry Clay chose him to be pres…
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US History Unit 3 Vocabulary
Northwest Territory
Land Ordinance
Northwest Ordinance
The Articles of Confederation
Area that included modern-day Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois,…
This dealt more with selling the property than governing it.
Once a territory met certain requirements, then it could beco…
The United States first form of government. It established a…
Northwest Territory
Area that included modern-day Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois,…
Land Ordinance
This dealt more with selling the property than governing it.
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US HISTORY STUDY GUIDE
Essex Junto
Embargo Act
War of 1812
George Washington
(1807) Federalists from MA. planned to un union New England S…
British and France were at war and they were seizing US cargo…
British were still seizing and kidnapping cargo ships and sai…
Federalist 1789- 1797 #1 president 2 terms
Essex Junto
(1807) Federalists from MA. planned to un union New England S…
Embargo Act
British and France were at war and they were seizing US cargo…
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Us history study
Bacons rebellion
Home of burgesses
Royal colonies
Propietary colonies
A revolt in september 1676 where nathaniel bacon marched his…
First represenative body in colonial america
English colonies in America that belonged to the crown
English colonies in America that belonged to powerful individ…
Bacons rebellion
A revolt in september 1676 where nathaniel bacon marched his…
Home of burgesses
First represenative body in colonial america
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US History STAAR Study Cards
1607
1763
1775
1776
Jamestown is the first English colony established in the New…
Treaty of Paris that ended the French and Indian War
"Shot heard 'round the world" the Battles of Lexington and Co…
Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence which…
1607
Jamestown is the first English colony established in the New…
1763
Treaty of Paris that ended the French and Indian War
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AP US History Study
Archaic Period
Mercantalism
Puritans
Encomienda System
History of American people before Europeans arrived. Pre-Colu…
Belief that wealth was finite and one's wealth only came at e…
Separated themselves from Catholic Church and believed they c…
Licenses given to Spanish settlers that granted them the abil…
Archaic Period
History of American people before Europeans arrived. Pre-Colu…
Mercantalism
Belief that wealth was finite and one's wealth only came at e…
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Us History Study Guide
Sitting Bull
Red Cloud
Crazy Horse
Sioux
Indian Chief
Chief of Lakota
Killed George Custer during the battle of Little Big Horn
Indian Tribe
Sitting Bull
Indian Chief
Red Cloud
Chief of Lakota
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US History Study Words
Circumnavigate
Columbian Exchange
Line of Demarcation
Nomad
Means to sail all the way around something, especially the wo…
Is the exchanges between the New and Old Worlds.
a boundary marking something off from something else.
One who travels form place to place
Circumnavigate
Means to sail all the way around something, especially the wo…
Columbian Exchange
Is the exchanges between the New and Old Worlds.
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Unit 4 US History Vocabulary
Industrial Revolution
Laissez-faire economics
Eli Whitney
Interchangeable Parts
Time period in US when we started using machines. New inventi…
People make the decision not the government.
Cotton Gin. Interchangeable parts
Eli Whitney. parts made that could be used in different ways.
Industrial Revolution
Time period in US when we started using machines. New inventi…
Laissez-faire economics
People make the decision not the government.
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US History Vocabulary
Abolitionist
Abrogation
Absolution
Admiralty Court
Before the Civil War, one who believed in the abolition of sl…
The terminating or voiding of a treaty or agreement
Control of a people or nation with no checks on the authority…
A court that has jurisdiction over maritime cases
Abolitionist
Before the Civil War, one who believed in the abolition of sl…
Abrogation
The terminating or voiding of a treaty or agreement
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AP US History Final Study
Northwest Passage
Conversion Experience
Social Reciprocity
Chuch of England
Believed to provide shortcut from Atlantic to Pacific, search…
Required of members of the Puritan Church, took the place of…
Society naturally punishes criminals indiscriminately
Protestant church led by the king of England, independent of…
Northwest Passage
Believed to provide shortcut from Atlantic to Pacific, search…
Conversion Experience
Required of members of the Puritan Church, took the place of…
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US History STAAR Study Cards
1607
1763
1775
1776
Jamestown is the first English colony established in the New…
Treaty of Paris that ended the French and Indian War
"Shot heard 'round the world" the Battles of Lexington and Co…
Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence which…
1607
Jamestown is the first English colony established in the New…
1763
Treaty of Paris that ended the French and Indian War
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US history study guide
Nationalism
Imperialism
Alliances
Militarism
A devotion to the interests and culture of ones nation.
Countries that try to gain more power in the world
A formal agreement or union between nations
when the government puts everything into the military.
Nationalism
A devotion to the interests and culture of ones nation.
Imperialism
Countries that try to gain more power in the world
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STAAR US History Study
James Town
The Constitution
The Magma Carta
Louisiana
First permanent English settlement that was founded in 1607
Was written in 1787 and ratified in 1789
Was written in 1215. It limited King John's power and provide…
POTUS Thomas Jefferson purchased _____ from France in 1803
James Town
First permanent English settlement that was founded in 1607
The Constitution
Was written in 1787 and ratified in 1789
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Us history study 2
13th amendment
14th amendment
15th amendment
Civil Rights Act of 1875
banned slavery
made all those who were born here citizens
gave African American men the right to vote
law that banned segregation in public places
13th amendment
banned slavery
14th amendment
made all those who were born here citizens
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Us history study
The underground railroad
Levi coffin
William Lloyd Garrison
Sojourner Truth
the name of the secret escape route for slaves running north
started the Underground Railroad
started the evolutionists newspaper the Liberator
former slave who went on to become famous speaker
The underground railroad
the name of the secret escape route for slaves running north
Levi coffin
started the Underground Railroad
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US HIstory study
Martha Washington
Strict Construction
Electoral College
Bank of United States
was America's First Lady
way of interpreting the Constitution that allows the federal…
A group of people named by each state legislature to select t…
Proposed by Alexander Hamilton as the basis of his economic p…
Martha Washington
was America's First Lady
Strict Construction
way of interpreting the Constitution that allows the federal…
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US History Study Set
Who were the Puritans?
What was the House of Burgess's?
What city did William Penn create?
What colony was run by James Oglethorpe?
A group of English reformed protestants
The first legislative assembly in the American colonies
He created Philadelphia
Georgia
Who were the Puritans?
A group of English reformed protestants
What was the House of Burgess's?
The first legislative assembly in the American colonies
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Ap US History Study
Major Government Scandal:Tweed Ring
Major Government Scandal:Credit Mobilier
Major Government Scandal:Whiskey Ring
Major Government Scandal:Teapot Dome
...
...
...
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Major Government Scandal:Tweed Ring
...
Major Government Scandal:Credit Mobilier
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Us history study
House legislature
House powers
House members
Terms in the house
Bicameral
Has power to make the laws
435 members
2 year terms
House legislature
Bicameral
House powers
Has power to make the laws
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History US Case Study
Eisenhower and Employment
Eisenhower and Gender
Eisenhower and Education
Eisenhower and health
Didn't do much, Reduced federal spending in 1953- 4 million l…
Suburbs advertised, women encouraged to return to the home
-Reluctantly sent troops to Little rock 1957 b/c constitution…
-1960 Kerr-Mills Bill (federal money to states for healthcare…
Eisenhower and Employment
Didn't do much, Reduced federal spending in 1953- 4 million l…
Eisenhower and Gender
Suburbs advertised, women encouraged to return to the home
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US History Study Cards
Russian Revolution of 1917
Communist
Soviet Union
Joseph Stalin
The year which had two revolutions, the first was in February…
A member of the Communist party, whom made all but the higher…
One of the Axis members, controlled bt Joseph Stalin, and ref…
The Dictator of the Soviet Union during World War II
Russian Revolution of 1917
The year which had two revolutions, the first was in February…
Communist
A member of the Communist party, whom made all but the higher…
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us history study
4
the hole number of senators and rep
35
a natural born citizen and have lived…
the president is elected for how years
the numbers of the electors in each state is equal to..
how old do you have to be to run
what are the other 2 requirements for running for president
4
the president is elected for how years
the hole number of senators and rep
the numbers of the electors in each state is equal to..
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US History Study Guid
13th Amendment
19th Amendment
Declaration of Independents
First 10 Amendments
Abolished Slavery
On August 18, 1920 women are able to vote at age 21.
July 4, 1776
Bill of Rights
13th Amendment
Abolished Slavery
19th Amendment
On August 18, 1920 women are able to vote at age 21.
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Us history study
Muckrakers
17th ammendment
Populist party
William Jennings beyan
Writers who dramatized the need to reform
Direct election of us senators
Political platform formed im 1892 on a platform of silver coi…
Democrat nominee in 1896
Muckrakers
Writers who dramatized the need to reform
17th ammendment
Direct election of us senators
19 terms
Study US History
Transcontinental Railroad
Promontory Summit, Utah
Homestead Act
William Tecumsah Sherman
Railroad network that streched from coast to coast. Two compa…
A middle spot were two railroads met.
An act passed by the governmetn to encourage people to move w…
Man put in charge of controlling the native americans by Grant.
Transcontinental Railroad
Railroad network that streched from coast to coast. Two compa…
Promontory Summit, Utah
A middle spot were two railroads met.
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US History "EOI" Study Guide
13th Amendment
14th Amendment
15th Amendment
Jim Crow Laws
Ended slavery - Amendement abolishing and continually prohibi…
Citizenship - Declared that all persons born in the US were g…
Right to Vote - Amendment to the United States Constitution s…
Any of the laws legalizing racial segregation of blacks and w…
13th Amendment
Ended slavery - Amendement abolishing and continually prohibi…
14th Amendment
Citizenship - Declared that all persons born in the US were g…
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US History Study Set
Steerage
Ellis Island
Nativism
Chinese Exclusion Act
basic and cheapest part of a steam ship
tiny island in New York that controls immagration
limit immagration feelings
chinese can't be citizens
Steerage
basic and cheapest part of a steam ship
Ellis Island
tiny island in New York that controls immagration
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Us history 1 study
Voting, protesting, boycotting
Punishment must fit crime
President signing a treaty , congress…
Court forcing children to say flag sal…
Popular sovereignty
Limited government
Separation of powers
Checks and balances
Voting, protesting, boycotting
Popular sovereignty
Punishment must fit crime
Limited government
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Us History study guide
George Washington
John Adams-
Alexander Hamilton(Federalist)
Thomas Jefferson(Republican)
commander n chief of continental army during revolutionary wa…
2nd president, federalist
secretary of treasurer, ... friends of order ,... for strong centra…
secretary of state... Friends of liberty ... Decentralized govt. ... F…
George Washington
commander n chief of continental army during revolutionary wa…
John Adams-
2nd president, federalist
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us history review study
French and Indian war
quartering act
stamp act
Boston massacre
A war between the French and the Native Americans against the…
Stated that the colonies had to house and feed the British so…
A tax on all legal and paper items. It led to the Stamp Act C…
Rioting mob confronts British soldiers-a gun is accidentally…
French and Indian war
A war between the French and the Native Americans against the…
quartering act
Stated that the colonies had to house and feed the British so…
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US History Study cards
Cause of US Imperialism
Puerto Rico Citizenship (1917)
Hearst Impaction ~ Spanish American War
Boxer Rebellion
Angelo Superiority (economic/political/military competition)
Juin Ruiz Rivera
Yellow Journalism
Remove foreign influence in china
Cause of US Imperialism
Angelo Superiority (economic/political/military competition)
Puerto Rico Citizenship (1917)
Juin Ruiz Rivera
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study us history
j.d rockefelller
cornelius vanderbelt
j.p morgan
thomas edison
the king of oil/ standard oil
the king of railroads
one if not the richest man in america
the first person to make the long lasting lightbulb
j.d rockefelller
the king of oil/ standard oil
cornelius vanderbelt
the king of railroads
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Us history Study Set
Tariffs
Interstate
inflation
depression
Taxes on imports
Commerce
A rise in price of goods now caused by an increase of money i…
A steep drop in economic activity
Tariffs
Taxes on imports
Interstate
Commerce
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Praxis Study - US History
Five Native Americans
Algonquians
Iroquois
Plains tribes
Squanto, Pocahontas, Sacajawea, Crazy Horse and Sitting Bull,…
Eastern U.S. lived in wigwams ... Northern tribes hunted and ga…
East coast ... rectangular longhouses
Nomadic, tepees, followed buffalo. ... Sioux, Cheyenne, Comanch…
Five Native Americans
Squanto, Pocahontas, Sacajawea, Crazy Horse and Sitting Bull,…
Algonquians
Eastern U.S. lived in wigwams ... Northern tribes hunted and ga…
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US history study guide
Wilmot Proviso
American Colonization Society
American Anti-Slavery Society
Dred Scott Case
A document created by David Wilmot... He proposed a resolution t…
An organization to encourage the colonization of free blacks…
(1833-1870) was an abolitionist society founded by William Ll…
A U.S. Supreme court case vs. Sanford where Chief Justice Rog…
Wilmot Proviso
A document created by David Wilmot... He proposed a resolution t…
American Colonization Society
An organization to encourage the colonization of free blacks…
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Us history study
"scramble for Africa"
"Talented Tenth"
"white man's burden"
How the Other Half Lives
The taking of African territory by European nations in the la…
An article written in 1903 by W. E. B. DuBois, an important A…
The idea that white people had a responsibility to rule over…
A book of photographs taken by Jacob Riis. It showed the terr…
"scramble for Africa"
The taking of African territory by European nations in the la…
"Talented Tenth"
An article written in 1903 by W. E. B. DuBois, an important A…
us history study set
inalienable rights
primary sources
secondary sources
amendments
Rights that cannot be taken away.
Man source or the direct source
Books, not direct person, movies ect Not the direct source
A small change in a document, a correction or edit.
inalienable rights
Rights that cannot be taken away.
primary sources
Man source or the direct source
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US History Study Flashcards
Vigilance Committee
Hydraulic Mining
Open Range
Hacienda
A group formed of private citizens to administer law and orde…
Mining process where land is blasted w/ water to remove soil…
A vast area of grassland owned by the federal government wher…
A large Spanish-owned estate in the Americas, often run as a…
Vigilance Committee
A group formed of private citizens to administer law and orde…
Hydraulic Mining
Mining process where land is blasted w/ water to remove soil…
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US History Study Terms
Visual Representation
Revolutionary War
* Articles of Confederation
U.S. Constitution
...
Great Britian vs. 13 American Colonies... American Victory.... End…
The Articles of confederation was the original constitution o…
The supreme law of the US. Divides the government into three…
Visual Representation
...
Revolutionary War
Great Britian vs. 13 American Colonies... American Victory.... End…
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US history study sets
Patent
Transcontinental Railroad
Bessemer Process
Mass Production
a government authority or license
A train route across the United States, finished in 1869. It…
a steel-making process
the manufacture of goods in large quantities by machinery
Patent
a government authority or license
Transcontinental Railroad
A train route across the United States, finished in 1869. It…
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Us history study guide
George A. Custer
William McKinley (Republican)
Henry Bessemer
Thomas Edison
He and 200 of his troops were killed when he attacked at Litt…
Ran in the 1896 presidential election. Was the 25th President…
Developed Bessemer process an industrial process for making s…
American inventor best known for inventing the electric light…
George A. Custer
He and 200 of his troops were killed when he attacked at Litt…
William McKinley (Republican)
Ran in the 1896 presidential election. Was the 25th President…
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Us history study guide
Virgina Company...gold
House of Burgesses
Indentured servants
Powhatan
An english firm that planned to make money by sending people…
Firs European type legislative body in the new world
Worked for a period of time in return for a voyage to america
Native American chieftain
Virgina Company...gold
An english firm that planned to make money by sending people…
House of Burgesses
Firs European type legislative body in the new world
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