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U.S.HISTORY The Americans
nomadic
Aztecs
Anasazi
Pueblo
moving from place to place in search of food and water
Native Americans who built an empire in Mexico in the 1200's
Native Americans of the Southwest 100-1300 A.D.
Native Americans in the Southwest
nomadic
moving from place to place in search of food and water
Aztecs
Native Americans who built an empire in Mexico in the 1200's
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U.S American History
Proclamation of 1763
Sugar Act
Quartering Act
Stamp Act
a document prohibiting any settlement beyond the App. Mnts-pr…
the first law ever to be passed to raise money for tax revenu…
this act required certain colonies to give up their home and…
this act was to raise revenues to support the new military-ma…
Proclamation of 1763
a document prohibiting any settlement beyond the App. Mnts-pr…
Sugar Act
the first law ever to be passed to raise money for tax revenu…
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Unit 3: U.S. History-American Revolution
Natural Rights
"Social Contract Theory"
Common Sense
Declaration of Independence
Universal rights, such as life, liberty that, according to ph…
The idea, written by John Locke, that all governments enter i…
The pamphlet written by Thomas Paine that became an instant b…
The document written by the Second Continental Congress that…
Natural Rights
Universal rights, such as life, liberty that, according to ph…
"Social Contract Theory"
The idea, written by John Locke, that all governments enter i…
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U.S. History - Urban American Chapter 6
Old Immigrants
Ireland
Pogroms
Steerage
Came from Western and Eastern Europe
People from there came to USA because of Potato Famine
Organized massacres that immigrants faced
Cheapest accommodations on a steamship
Old Immigrants
Came from Western and Eastern Europe
Ireland
People from there came to USA because of Potato Famine
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U.S. History: Chapter 6: The American Revolution
disarm
militia
resign
petition
Giving up military weapons
A group of civilians trained to fight in emergencies
an act of giving up a job or position
A formal request.
disarm
Giving up military weapons
militia
A group of civilians trained to fight in emergencies
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U.S. History American Revolution
Proclamation of 1763
Intolerable Acts
Stamp Act
Mercantilism
In the Proclamation of 1763, Great Britain forbid the colonis…
After the Boston Tea party, Great Britain became angry with t…
Britain Passed a law stating that all printed materials bough…
Great Britain put a limit on what the Colonies could produce,…
Proclamation of 1763
In the Proclamation of 1763, Great Britain forbid the colonis…
Intolerable Acts
After the Boston Tea party, Great Britain became angry with t…
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U.S. History: American Colonies
Middle Colonies
New England Colonies
Southern Colonies
Virginia
Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Delaware
Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts
Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia,…
-1607... -John Smith... -Joint Stock ... -Chesapeake Bay... -Anglican ... -P…
Middle Colonies
Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Delaware
New England Colonies
Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts
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U.S. History American Revolution
Proclamation of 1763
Stamp act 1765
Townshend Acts 1767
Quartering act 1774
Said settlers to remain east of the Appalachian Mountains
Tax on all printed materials including newspapers, books, cou…
Designed to collect revenue from the colonist in America by p…
Was one of the series of intolerable acts passed as a reprisa…
Proclamation of 1763
Said settlers to remain east of the Appalachian Mountains
Stamp act 1765
Tax on all printed materials including newspapers, books, cou…
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SHHS U.S. History - American Expansionism
Foreign Policy
Spanish-American War (1898-1902)
Reasons why the U.S. entered the Spani…
"Yellow Journalism"
A nation's policies towards other nations.
War between Spain & the United States with the war occurring…
- Yellow Journalism... - De Lome Letter... - Sinking of the U.S.S.…
The exaggeration of facts depicting the Spanish as murderous…
Foreign Policy
A nation's policies towards other nations.
Spanish-American War (1898-1902)
War between Spain & the United States with the war occurring…
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U.S. History American Revolution
George Washington
Ethan Allen
The Midnight Riders
Ben Franklin
- General for Continental Army
- Green Mountain Boys of Vermont (militia)... - "Come out of the…
- Paul Revere... - Samuel Prescott... - William Dawes
- Lobbying France since summer 1776 (after DOI)... - Has been to…
George Washington
- General for Continental Army
Ethan Allen
- Green Mountain Boys of Vermont (militia)... - "Come out of the…
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U.S. History: American Revolution
Patriots
Loyalists
First Continental Congress
Battles of Lexington and Concord
Colonists who wanted independence
Wanted to stay with Britain
56 delegates met to search for a compromise with England
First battles of the revolution
Patriots
Colonists who wanted independence
Loyalists
Wanted to stay with Britain
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U.S. history american revolution
George Washington
Charles Cornwallis
Banastre Tarleton
Friedrich Von Steuben
served as a representative to the Continental congress and co…
British general and commander of the british army at the batt…
was the most feared British officer in the Revolutionary War
a Prussian military officer; trained soldiers at Valley Forge
George Washington
served as a representative to the Continental congress and co…
Charles Cornwallis
British general and commander of the british army at the batt…
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American History (U.S history)
which one of these was most closely re…
What country was not a part of the Bal…
The poem "The Poem Colossus" main idea…
What country is the Statue of Liberty…
Russia
Ireland
pessimism
France
which one of these was most closely re…
Russia
What country was not a part of the Bal…
Ireland
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U.S. History: The American Revolution
1. England gained control of North Ame…
Navigation Acts
Mercantilism
To have enough money for the governmen…
What was significant about 1763
Designed to restrict foreign trade; 1st regulations put on th…
Colbert (Louis XIV's finance advisor) came up with this idea…
The purpose of taxes
1. England gained control of North Ame…
What was significant about 1763
Navigation Acts
Designed to restrict foreign trade; 1st regulations put on th…
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American Revolution (U.S. History)
What is expanding an empire by taking…
What is the root word of imperialism?
What are the two main factors desired…
What is the difference between old imp…
imperialism
Empire
wealth & power
industrialism
What is expanding an empire by taking…
imperialism
What is the root word of imperialism?
Empire
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U.S. History: American Imperialism
What is Imperialism?
Causes of Imperialism
What did Imperialism take place?
Benefits of Imperialism
The policy by which one country takes control of another eith…
Nations made a mad dash to extend influence across the world.…
Mid 1800's and early 1900's
Raw materials and natural resources; tea, rubber, iron, petro…
What is Imperialism?
The policy by which one country takes control of another eith…
Causes of Imperialism
Nations made a mad dash to extend influence across the world.…
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U.S. History - Chapter 4: The American Revolution
First Continental Congress (1774)
Patriots
Minutemen
Redcoats
a meeting of colonial delegates in Philadelphia to decide how…
American colonists who fought for independence from Great Bri…
American colonial militia members ready to fight at a minute'…
British soldiers who fought against the colonists in the Amer…
First Continental Congress (1774)
a meeting of colonial delegates in Philadelphia to decide how…
Patriots
American colonists who fought for independence from Great Bri…
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U.S. History American Revolution
colony
mercantilism
trade and navigation acts
salutary neglect
...
...
...
British practice of neglecting to enforce trade and navigatio…
colony
...
mercantilism
...
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American (U.S.) History I
The Land Bridge Theory
The Clovis People
The Inca
The Aztec
ria to Alaska across a land bridge that spanned the current d…
The Clovis culture is a prehistoric Native American culture t…
The Inca Empire, or Inka Empire (Quechua: Tawantinsuyu), was…
a Pre-Columbian Mesoamerican people of central Mexico in the…
The Land Bridge Theory
ria to Alaska across a land bridge that spanned the current d…
The Clovis People
The Clovis culture is a prehistoric Native American culture t…
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U.S. History American Revolution
stamp act
samual adams
townshend acts
boston masacre
required colonists to purchase special stamped paper for all…
one of the founders of the sons of liberty
indirect taxes. taxes on lead, paper, paint, and glass
british attack on deffenseless colonists. most were drunk and…
stamp act
required colonists to purchase special stamped paper for all…
samual adams
one of the founders of the sons of liberty
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American Revolution U.S. History
How did the Appalachian Mountains affe…
What is Mercantilism?
How did Mercantilism lead to the revol…
What is it and how did it lead to the…
Proclamation Line of 1763... -... England forbade the colonists fro…
Economic theory-supplying the Mother Country with raw materia…
Colonists hated this control, but had no ... say. Navigation Act…
England began to tax the colonists to pay for the cost of the…
How did the Appalachian Mountains affe…
Proclamation Line of 1763... -... England forbade the colonists fro…
What is Mercantilism?
Economic theory-supplying the Mother Country with raw materia…
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U.S. History American Revolution
Proclamation of 1763
Sugar Act
Stamp Act
Quartering Act
After F+I war American colonists could not cross the Applachi…
English Parliament placed a tariff on sugar, coffee, wines, a…
Colonists had to pay for an additional stamp, or seal, when t…
Required colonists to house British soldiers
Proclamation of 1763
After F+I war American colonists could not cross the Applachi…
Sugar Act
English Parliament placed a tariff on sugar, coffee, wines, a…
American Revolution U.S. History
Intolerable Acts
Stamp Act
Navigation Acts
Townshend Acts
Series of laws to punish the colonists from Massachusetts aft…
Placed a tax on all printed materials to raise money to cover…
A series of laws that restricted the use of foreign ships to…
Allowed officials to seize property under circumstances. it a…
Intolerable Acts
Series of laws to punish the colonists from Massachusetts aft…
Stamp Act
Placed a tax on all printed materials to raise money to cover…
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U.S. History American Revolution
Colony
Mercantilism
Trade and Navigation
Smuggling
Settlement distant from ¨mother country" controlled by that c…
theory of economics
Laws that restricted people from trading in and out of their…
Moves good illegally
Colony
Settlement distant from ¨mother country" controlled by that c…
Mercantilism
theory of economics
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U.S. History American Revolution
propaganda
civil disobedience
boycott
writs of assistance
ideas or information intentionally spread to harm or help a c…
the refusal to obey laws considered unjust
to refuse to buy items in order to show disapproval or force…
a court document allowing customs officers to enter any locat…
propaganda
ideas or information intentionally spread to harm or help a c…
civil disobedience
the refusal to obey laws considered unjust
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Chapter 1 Vocab of U.S. American History
Ice Age
glaciers
nomads
Agricultural Revolution
A period of extremely cold temperatures when part of the plan…
A huge ice sheet
A person who moves from place to place, usually in search of…
The change from food gathering to food production that occurr…
Ice Age
A period of extremely cold temperatures when part of the plan…
glaciers
A huge ice sheet
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U.S American history Vocab
inalienable rights
primary sorces
secondary sorces
amendments
created by john Locke they are life, liberty, and property/pu…
Are the raw materials of history. Such as documents, and obje…
Materials of history after the original copy. in someone else…
A changeor additions in a major document. Part of the deceler…
inalienable rights
created by john Locke they are life, liberty, and property/pu…
primary sorces
Are the raw materials of history. Such as documents, and obje…
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U.S. History: American Imperialism
What is imperialism?
What is expansionism?
Manifest Destiny
Colony
When a strong country politically and economically controls a…
The act of enlarging something.... The policy of taking over ano…
The god given right for a nation to expand to it's content. J…
A group of people living in a new territory (place) but still…
What is imperialism?
When a strong country politically and economically controls a…
What is expansionism?
The act of enlarging something.... The policy of taking over ano…
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U.S. History: American Revolution
Actual Representation
Salem Witch Trials (1692-1693)
Battle of Quebec (Dec. 31, 1775)
Cherokee War (1759-1761)
•Opinion of the Americans regarding taxation... o In order to be…
•A series of hearings and prosecutions of people accused of w…
•American Continental army fought British defense forces at Q…
•Conflict on the southern frontier between the Cherokee India…
Actual Representation
•Opinion of the Americans regarding taxation... o In order to be…
Salem Witch Trials (1692-1693)
•A series of hearings and prosecutions of people accused of w…
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U.S. History: American Colonies
England's experience with Ireland
political/economic motives to explore/…
joint stock companies
John Smith
• English fought to impose Elizabeth's rule in Ireland (Engli…
• hunt for gold/plant crops... • joint-stock companies... • settlem…
• rise of exploring (bunch of explores funded a trip, sent ou…
• leader of Jamestown (Virginia)... • drew on military backgroun…
England's experience with Ireland
• English fought to impose Elizabeth's rule in Ireland (Engli…
political/economic motives to explore/…
• hunt for gold/plant crops... • joint-stock companies... • settlem…
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U.S. History American Colonies
New England Colonies
Massachusetts
New Hampshire
Connecticut
Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Connecticut, Rhode Island
William Bradford & John Winthrop; religious freedom
Ferdinando Gorges & John Mason; profit from trade and fishing
Thomas Hooker; extend trade, religious and political freedom
New England Colonies
Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Connecticut, Rhode Island
Massachusetts
William Bradford & John Winthrop; religious freedom
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U.S. History- American Revolution
1492
1588
1763
1776
Colmbus arrived in America
Defeat of the Spanish Armada
End of the French and Indian War
Declare independence
1492
Colmbus arrived in America
1588
Defeat of the Spanish Armada
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U.S. History American Revolution
Nathaniel Bacon
Navigation Acts
Fort Necessity
George Whitefield
West Virginian farmer who led a rebellion.
Series of laws designed to protect British trade with the col…
Fort whose construction was ordered by George Washington beca…
Preacher of the Great Awakening.
Nathaniel Bacon
West Virginian farmer who led a rebellion.
Navigation Acts
Series of laws designed to protect British trade with the col…
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Native American U.S. History
Dakota Sioux (sue) Uprising
Red Clouds War
Sand Creek Massacre
Battle of Little Bighorn
1862... Minnesota... The Dakota Sioux were suppose to be given meds…
1866... Dakota Territory ... group of Sioux, the Lakota, nomads who…
1864... Colorado... Fort Lyon's commander, Major Scott Anthony, all…
1876... Montana ... On June 25th General Custer lead his men agains…
Dakota Sioux (sue) Uprising
1862... Minnesota... The Dakota Sioux were suppose to be given meds…
Red Clouds War
1866... Dakota Territory ... group of Sioux, the Lakota, nomads who…
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The American Revolution (U.S. History)
Who won the battle of Saratoga?
Who won the battle of Lexington?
Who won the battle of Concord?
Who won the battle of Yorktown?
British
British
Patriots
Patriots
Who won the battle of Saratoga?
British
Who won the battle of Lexington?
British
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U.S. history american revolution
George Washington
Charles Cornwallis
Banastre Tarleton
Friedrich Von Steuben
served as a representative to the Continental congress and co…
British general and commander of the british army at the batt…
was the most feared British officer in the Revolutionary War
a Prussian military officer; trained soldiers at Valley Forge
George Washington
served as a representative to the Continental congress and co…
Charles Cornwallis
British general and commander of the british army at the batt…
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U.S. History American Revolution
Colony
Mercantilism
Trade and Navigation Acts
Smuggling
A settlement distant from the mother country that is controll…
Theory of economics.
Laws that restricted people from trading in and out of their…
Moving goods in and out of the country illegally.
Colony
A settlement distant from the mother country that is controll…
Mercantilism
Theory of economics.
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U.S. history- American Imperialism
The age of Imperialism was during thes…
Reasons for Imperialism
Monroe Doctrine
Desire to Expand
1890-1909
Monroe Doctrine... Desire to Expand... Darwinism... Colonialism
-5th President (James...) created it... -US feared European coun…
-US experienced agricultural and industrial boom ... -Rapid Grow…
The age of Imperialism was during thes…
1890-1909
Reasons for Imperialism
Monroe Doctrine... Desire to Expand... Darwinism... Colonialism
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Chapter 2 Vocab of U.S. American History
Protestant Reformation
Puritans
enclosure movement
joint-stock companies
A religious movement of the 16th century that began as an att…
Someone who wanted to purify the Anglican Church during the 1…
An economic change in England in the 1500s in which landowner…
Form of business organization in which many investors pool fu…
Protestant Reformation
A religious movement of the 16th century that began as an att…
Puritans
Someone who wanted to purify the Anglican Church during the 1…
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U.S. History : American Revolution
The Intolerable Acts
Sons of Liberty
What were the Sons of Liberty against?
Which act was considered apart of the…
created an "us" --> united front--> U.S.A
a group of patriots; vigilanties; a secret organization; 1st…
british laws and taxes
the Quartering Acts
The Intolerable Acts
created an "us" --> united front--> U.S.A
Sons of Liberty
a group of patriots; vigilanties; a secret organization; 1st…
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U.S. History Native Americans
Indian Removal Act of 1830
Dawes Act
Cultural Assimilation
Indian American Boarding schools
-May 28, 1830, by President Andrew Jackson... -Grantled unsettl…
aimed to "Americanize" the Native Americans... -Broke up reserv…
a plan under which Native Americans would give up their belie…
-Indians had to cut their hair, wear uniforms, and speak Engl…
Indian Removal Act of 1830
-May 28, 1830, by President Andrew Jackson... -Grantled unsettl…
Dawes Act
aimed to "Americanize" the Native Americans... -Broke up reserv…
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U.S. history american revolution
served as a representative to the Cont…
British general and commander of the b…
was the most feared British officer in…
a Prussian military officer; trained s…
George Washington
Charles Cornwallis
Banastre Tarleton
Friedrich Von Steuben
served as a representative to the Cont…
George Washington
British general and commander of the b…
Charles Cornwallis
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U.S. History - American Imperialism
Define Imperialism
Why do nations act in imperialism?
What is expansionism (two definitions)?
What is Manifest Destiny?
The economic and political domination of a strong nation over…
To gain control of the land or resources of another nation.
1. The act or process of increasing or enlarging the extent,…
The belief that it was a nation's God-given right to expand a…
Define Imperialism
The economic and political domination of a strong nation over…
Why do nations act in imperialism?
To gain control of the land or resources of another nation.
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U.S. History Chapter 3: The American Revolution
First Continental Congress
minutemen
Redcoats
Second Continental Congress
a gathering of delegates from throughout the colonies, minus…
members of the civilian volunteer militia
The British soldiers because they wore red uniforms
a gathering of delegates from throughout the colonies; create…
First Continental Congress
a gathering of delegates from throughout the colonies, minus…
minutemen
members of the civilian volunteer militia
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North American and U.s history
What event led to the Lewis and Clark…
What are the functions of the US Const…
What state does the Mississippi River…
What state does the Mississippi River…
The Louisiana Purchase
To make sure the government power is shared equally among the…
Minnesota
Louisiana
What event led to the Lewis and Clark…
The Louisiana Purchase
What are the functions of the US Const…
To make sure the government power is shared equally among the…
28 terms
The American Revolution (U.S. History)
Who won the battle of Saratoga?
Who won the battle of Lexington?
Who won the battle of Concord?
Who won the battle of Yorktown?
British
British
Patriots
Patriots
Who won the battle of Saratoga?
British
Who won the battle of Lexington?
British
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U.S. History - Developing American Identity
Popular Sovereignty
Republicanism
federalism
Separation of powers
gives individuals the right to vote
citizens vote for representatives for congress at state and n…
powers shared between the state government and national gover…
constitution separates power in 3 branches
Popular Sovereignty
gives individuals the right to vote
Republicanism
citizens vote for representatives for congress at state and n…
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U.S. history American Revolution
George Washington
Charles Cornwallis
Benedict Arnold
Banastre Tarleton
served as a representative to the Continental congress and co…
British general and commander of the british army at the batt…
He was an American General during the Revolutionary War (1776…
was the most feared British officer in the Revolutionary War
George Washington
served as a representative to the Continental congress and co…
Charles Cornwallis
British general and commander of the british army at the batt…
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U.S History - Pre-American Revolution
Chief Pontiac
Samuel Adams
Committees of Correspondence
Stamp Act (1765)
An Ottawa chief who helped France in the French and Indian War.
American revolutionary leader and patriot. He founded the Com…
Committees created in the 1760s to help towns and colonies sh…
A law passed by the British that required colonists to buy a…
Chief Pontiac
An Ottawa chief who helped France in the French and Indian War.
Samuel Adams
American revolutionary leader and patriot. He founded the Com…
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U.S. History 3- American Revolution Beginnings
Magna Carta
William Tucker
Civil Body Politic
Pilgrims and Native Americans
Created by English nobles and normal citizens since King John…
First African to be born in the 13 colonies
Fancy way to say self-government where a group of people esta…
Pilgrims taught Native Americans to cook... Native Americans tau…
Magna Carta
Created by English nobles and normal citizens since King John…
William Tucker
First African to be born in the 13 colonies
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