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U.S. History - American Revolution
Articles of Confederation
Anti-Federalists
Battle of Yorktown
Bill of Rights
first national constitution, created a weak central governmen…
were people who opposed ratification of the Constitution. The…
1781, last large scale battle of the Revolutionary War where…
added to the Constitution to list many of the rights that wer…
Articles of Confederation
first national constitution, created a weak central governmen…
Anti-Federalists
were people who opposed ratification of the Constitution. The…
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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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
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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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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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…
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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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
26 terms
U.S. History American Dream
Social Contract Theory
John Locke
Salem Witch Trials
Spectral evidence
- 1690... - During 1685 Enlightenment "Age of Reason" period... - S…
Created Social Contract Theory
- Followed concept of "guilty before proven innocent"... - Condu…
When evidence comes from an assumed victim's "experiences"
Social Contract Theory
- 1690... - During 1685 Enlightenment "Age of Reason" period... - S…
John Locke
Created Social Contract Theory
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
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…
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 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
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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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 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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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
12 terms
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 Dream
Social Contract Theory
John Locke
Salem Witch Trials
Spectral evidence
- 1690... - During 1685 Enlightenment "Age of Reason" period... - S…
Created Social Contract Theory
- Followed concept of "guilty before proven innocent"... - Condu…
When evidence comes from an assumed victim's "experiences"
Social Contract Theory
- 1690... - During 1685 Enlightenment "Age of Reason" period... - S…
John Locke
Created Social Contract Theory
26 terms
U.S. History American Dream
Social Contract Theory
John Locke
Salem Witch Trials
Spectral evidence
- 1690... - During 1685 Enlightenment "Age of Reason" period... - S…
Created Social Contract Theory
- Followed concept of "guilty before proven innocent"... - Condu…
When evidence comes from an assumed victim's "experiences"
Social Contract Theory
- 1690... - During 1685 Enlightenment "Age of Reason" period... - S…
John Locke
Created Social Contract Theory
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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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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. History: American Revolution
July 4, 1776
Enlightenment
Declaration of Independence
Unalienable Rights
The Declaration of Independence was signed on July 4, 1776.
European movement during the 2700's that generated new ideas…
A document written by Thomas Jefferson, declaring the colonie…
Natural rights possessed by all people such as life, liberty…
July 4, 1776
The Declaration of Independence was signed on July 4, 1776.
Enlightenment
European movement during the 2700's that generated new ideas…
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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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 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…
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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
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…
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 Dream
Social Contract Theory
John Locke
Salem Witch Trials
Spectral evidence
- 1690... - During 1685 Enlightenment "Age of Reason" period... - S…
Created Social Contract Theory
- Followed concept of "guilty before proven innocent"... - Condu…
When evidence comes from an assumed victim's "experiences"
Social Contract Theory
- 1690... - During 1685 Enlightenment "Age of Reason" period... - S…
John Locke
Created Social Contract Theory
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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
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 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…
U.S. History: American Revolution
Colonial Assembly
Mercantilism
Boston Tea Party
Common Sense
Institution that represented the colonists before the revolut…
Economic system-British controlled trade of the colonies, ben…
Colonial reaction to the Tea Act
Thomas Paine persuaded colonists to declare independence from…
Colonial Assembly
Institution that represented the colonists before the revolut…
Mercantilism
Economic system-British controlled trade of the colonies, ben…
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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 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
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…
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…
U.S. History- American Revolution
Abigail Adams
John Adams
Sam Adams
James Armistead
Suppoted womens' rights. Married to John Adams. Encouraged Jo…
On committee to write declaration of independence; diplomat a…
Cousin to John Adams. Leader of Sons of Liberty, key organize…
African- American who volunteered in British army camps to sp…
Abigail Adams
Suppoted womens' rights. Married to John Adams. Encouraged Jo…
John Adams
On committee to write declaration of independence; diplomat a…
College U.S. American History
Miguels Hidalgo
Tejanos
Empresarios
Steven Austin
the catholic priest who inspired the Mexican war for independ…
the settlers of Spanish descent living in what is now souther…
agents who received large land grants in return for bringing…
He helped establish a colony in Texas. The promise of cheap o…
Miguels Hidalgo
the catholic priest who inspired the Mexican war for independ…
Tejanos
the settlers of Spanish descent living in what is now souther…
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…
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…
35 terms
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.
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
U.S american history chapter 5
soddy
Assimilation
exoduster
greenbacks
a frontier home usually dug into a hill or made from sod
name of plan to make Native Americans part of white culture
African- American settlers in the west
money
soddy
a frontier home usually dug into a hill or made from sod
Assimilation
name of plan to make Native Americans part of white culture
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 Documents
1st Amendment
2nd Amendment
3rd Amendment
4th Amendment
-Freedom of speech... -Freedom of religion... -Freedom of press... -Fr…
Right to bear arms
No quartering of soldiers during Peace Time
Search and seizure:... -No unreasonable searches w/o warrant or…
1st Amendment
-Freedom of speech... -Freedom of religion... -Freedom of press... -Fr…
2nd Amendment
Right to bear arms
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…
24 terms
U.S. American History WWI
Triple Alliance
Triple Entente
MAIN
What caused the War?
Germany, Austria-Hungary and Italy
England, France and Russia
Militarism, Alliance, Imperialism, Nationalism
The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand at Sarajevo on…
Triple Alliance
Germany, Austria-Hungary and Italy
Triple Entente
England, France and Russia
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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