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US Government Branches, U.S. Studies: State and Local Government, Debt and Budget Blaster, Macroeconomics, Early American History
Filibuster
majority party in the House of Reps
Necessary and Proper Clause (Elastic C…
Full Faith and Credit Clause
block all legislative action on the senate floor
Republicans
congress is responsible for protecting the people, congress h…
certain duties that each state in the United States have to r…
Filibuster
block all legislative action on the senate floor
majority party in the House of Reps
Republicans
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U.S. History: Native American Study Guide
Olmec
Toltec
Pueblo
Chinook
Mayans, oldest civilization in North America.
Aztecs, human sacrifice, violent nature. Polytheistic.
Southwest. Made buildings to block the sun, agricultural
Pacific Northwest. Totem poles represent things they hold hig…
Olmec
Mayans, oldest civilization in North America.
Toltec
Aztecs, human sacrifice, violent nature. Polytheistic.
36 terms
U.S. History American Expanison Study Guide
Thomas Jefferson
Meriwether Lewis
William Clark
Zebulon Pike
The president at the time of the Lewis and Clarke expedition.…
One of two leaders on the Corp of Discovery.
One of two leaders on the Corp of Discovery.
An explorer of the west who mapped out the middle part of the…
Thomas Jefferson
The president at the time of the Lewis and Clarke expedition.…
Meriwether Lewis
One of two leaders on the Corp of Discovery.
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U.S. History Quiz - Native American Studies
Christoper Columbus
Bureau of Indian Affairs
Arawak
Trail of Broken Treaties
mistreated native americans
government agencies of nartive americans
tribe that was almost wiped out
protest group
Christoper Columbus
mistreated native americans
Bureau of Indian Affairs
government agencies of nartive americans
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U.S American History Exam Study Guide
"Discovery" of America
Native Americans
Jamestown
House of Burgesses
Christopher Columbus sailed the Ocean in 1492 to stumble acro…
A group of settlers that migrated from the land bridge long b…
The first settlement of America
Where American's voted
"Discovery" of America
Christopher Columbus sailed the Ocean in 1492 to stumble acro…
Native Americans
A group of settlers that migrated from the land bridge long b…
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U.S. History Study Guide American Independence
How did France try to protect its clai…
What were the results of the French an…
What did the Proclamation of 1763 do?
How did the colonists react to the Sta…
France tried to protect its claims in the Ohio Valley by buil…
England won the war and received all of Canada and the Ohio V…
King George drew an imaginary line down the Appalachian Mount…
They became very angry and refused to buy the stamps for each…
How did France try to protect its clai…
France tried to protect its claims in the Ohio Valley by buil…
What were the results of the French an…
England won the war and received all of Canada and the Ohio V…
3a. American Imperialism (Study Island Flash Cards, U.S. History)
Cuba
Hawaii
Open Door Policy
Monroe Doctrine
country assisted by the United States while seeking independe…
Pacific islands annexed by the U.S. in 1898 in an effort to p…
policy that opened trade between the U.S. and China in 1899
policy that stated European countries were not allowed to int…
Cuba
country assisted by the United States while seeking independe…
Hawaii
Pacific islands annexed by the U.S. in 1898 in an effort to p…
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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. 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…
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The Americans Chapter 20 and 21 Study Guide U.S. History
William Jennings Bryan
Clarence Darrow
Fundamentalism
Bootlegger
He was called as a witness in the Scopes Trial.
The American Civil Liberties Union hired him to represent Joh…
This Protestant movement was grounded in the literal, word fo…
This was someone who provided illegal alcohol.
William Jennings Bryan
He was called as a witness in the Scopes Trial.
Clarence Darrow
The American Civil Liberties Union hired him to represent Joh…
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…
U.S. History Study Guide
January 1776
July 9, 1776
December 1776
October 1781
Publication of "Common Sense" pamphlet
Public reading of Declaration of Independence
Washington's troops cross Delaware
Cornwallis surrenders at Yorktown
January 1776
Publication of "Common Sense" pamphlet
July 9, 1776
Public reading of Declaration of Independence
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 Quiz - Native American Studies - Study Guide
Christopher Columbus
Bureau of Indian Affairs
Arawak
Trail of Broken Treaties
Mistreated Native Americans
Oversees issues
Almost wiped out
Protest Group
Christopher Columbus
Mistreated Native Americans
Bureau of Indian Affairs
Oversees issues
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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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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…
Civil War Study Guide: U.S. History/ American Studies
Sojourner Truth
Nat Turner
William Lloyd Garrison:
Harriet Tubman
former slave who traveled around the country for calling abol…
led a slave revolt in Virginia
believed in the immediate emancipation of the slaves
assisted slaves in reaching freedom through the Underground R…
Sojourner Truth
former slave who traveled around the country for calling abol…
Nat Turner
led a slave revolt in Virginia
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U.S. History - American Expansion and World War I Study Guide
IMPERIALISM
REASONS OF IMPERIALSIM
ANNEXATION OF HAWAII
SPHERE OF INFLUENCE
Process of a large dominant nation taking land/territory from…
Land = Power... Natural Resources... Manufacturing ... Alliances ... Coas…
Queen Lili - US threatened to use force ... - Marines/Navy off c…
- Region where a particular country that has exclusive rights…
IMPERIALISM
Process of a large dominant nation taking land/territory from…
REASONS OF IMPERIALSIM
Land = Power... Natural Resources... Manufacturing ... Alliances ... Coas…
U.S. History Study Guide
Common Sense by Thomas Paine
Declaration of Independence
Articles of Confederation
Battle of Saratoga
Common sense was a pamphlet by Thomas Paine in 1776-77 that i…
The Declaration of Independence is defined as the formal stat…
An agreement among the thirteen original states, approved in…
A major battle of the Revolutionary War, fought in 1777 in no…
Common Sense by Thomas Paine
Common sense was a pamphlet by Thomas Paine in 1776-77 that i…
Declaration of Independence
The Declaration of Independence is defined as the formal stat…
U.S. History Final: Study Guide - American Revolution (Part 1)
What did Great Britain's victory in th…
With what did the American Revolution…
What happened when Parliament passed t…
In what way did the Currency Act limit…
it resulted in a huge war dept that forced american colonists…
the american revolution began with the parliament's attempt t…
James Otis protested; "Taxation without representation in a t…
it limited them because it didn't allow them to issue their o…
What did Great Britain's victory in th…
it resulted in a huge war dept that forced american colonists…
With what did the American Revolution…
the american revolution began with the parliament's attempt t…
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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
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
U.S. History Study
Boston Massacre
Tea Act & Boston Tea Party
First Continental Congress
Lexington and Concord
The Boston massacre was a street fight that occurred on March…
An act of defiance toward the British government by American…
The First Continental Congress was a meeting of delegates fro…
The first battle of the Revolutionary War, fought in Massachu…
Boston Massacre
The Boston massacre was a street fight that occurred on March…
Tea Act & Boston Tea Party
An act of defiance toward the British government by American…
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AP U.S. History "The American Pageant"-Chapter 11, AP US History "The American Pageant"- Chapter 12, APUSH- American Pageant: Chapter 10
patronage
war hawks
judicial review
impeachment
(politics) granting favors or giving contracts or making appo…
Southerners and Westerners who were eager for war with Britai…
the power of the Supreme Court to declare laws and actions of…
Formal accusation by the lower house of a legislature against…
patronage
(politics) granting favors or giving contracts or making appo…
war hawks
Southerners and Westerners who were eager for war with Britai…
american revolution study guide part 1 U.S. History
WHEN did British Prime Minister George…
Grenville justified these taxes for wh…
Overall, what happened as a result of…
In what major port city did much of th…
1763
1. the costly french and indian war benefited american coloni…
new taxes increase revenue by increasing taxes
Boston
WHEN did British Prime Minister George…
1763
Grenville justified these taxes for wh…
1. the costly french and indian war benefited american coloni…
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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
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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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 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…
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 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: 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
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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US Studies - U.S. Representatives
Barack Obama
Joe Biden
Bob Casey
Pat Toomey
U.S. President
U.S. Vice President
U.S. Senator
U.S. Senator
Barack Obama
U.S. President
Joe Biden
U.S. Vice President
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 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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Study - 2017 U.S. American History STAAR Review
1607
1620
July 4th 1776
1787
Jamestown, the first permanent English settlement was founded
Mayflower Compact was signed by the Pilgrims promising to con…
Declaration of Independence was signed
Constitution of the United States was written
1607
Jamestown, the first permanent English settlement was founded
1620
Mayflower Compact was signed by the Pilgrims promising to con…
Chapter 4 - American Revolution Study Guide - U.S History
The British treated the colonies with…
Goods being imported to the colonies w…
Which act gave the East India Company…
What act taxed almost all printed mate…
They let the colonies govern themselves
Townshend Act
Tea Act
Stamp Act
The British treated the colonies with…
They let the colonies govern themselves
Goods being imported to the colonies w…
Townshend Act
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U.S. History - US Expansion
The Maine
Open Door Policy
Josiah Strong
De Lome Letter
The first United States Navy ship to be named after the state…
American approach to China around 1900, favoring open trade r…
A clergyman and writer who preached of the saving power of Pr…
The Spanish ambassador insults President McKinley, accused am…
The Maine
The first United States Navy ship to be named after the state…
Open Door Policy
American approach to China around 1900, favoring open trade r…
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U.S. History Study Guide Colonization and American Revolution
1602
1620
1776
1787
Jamestown (founding of the first permanent English colony in…
Mayflower Compact (Pilgrims agree to work for the common good…
Declaration of Independence (To separate from Great Britain;…
Constitutional Convention (Held at Philadelphia, PA, 1787; Le…
1602
Jamestown (founding of the first permanent English colony in…
1620
Mayflower Compact (Pilgrims agree to work for the common good…
US History: U.S Imperialism
imperialism
Emilio Aguinaldo
Queen Liliuokalani
Pancho Villa
a policy of extending a country's power and influence through…
a Filipino general, politician, and independence leader. He h…
the last monarch and only queen regnant of the Kingdom of Haw…
ruthless Mexican revolutionary general
imperialism
a policy of extending a country's power and influence through…
Emilio Aguinaldo
a Filipino general, politician, and independence leader. He h…
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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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Study Guide U.S. History 1 (The American Civil War)
McDowell
Jackson
Everett
Sherman
General at Bull Run (Northern General)
Was known as "Stone Wall" and was the South's General
Was a well public speaker and gave a 2 hour speech
The guy who burned down Atlanta to Savanna Georgia
McDowell
General at Bull Run (Northern General)
Jackson
Was known as "Stone Wall" and was the South's General
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U.S. History - American Expansion and World War I Study Guide
IMPERIALISM
REASONS OF IMPERIALSIM
ANNEXATION OF HAWAII
SPHERE OF INFLUENCE
Process of a large dominant nation taking land/territory from…
Land = Power... Natural Resources... Manufacturing ... Alliances ... Coas…
Queen Lili - US threatened to use force ... - Marines/Navy off c…
- Region where a particular country that has exclusive rights…
IMPERIALISM
Process of a large dominant nation taking land/territory from…
REASONS OF IMPERIALSIM
Land = Power... Natural Resources... Manufacturing ... Alliances ... Coas…
30 terms
Honors U.S History Study Guide: American Revolution
Ben Franklin
Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Paine
George Washington
American ambassador to France; represented in the treaty of P…
3rd President; wrote the Declaration of Independence
Wrote Common Sense and the Crises
First president; fought at the battle of Trenton and Long Isl…
Ben Franklin
American ambassador to France; represented in the treaty of P…
Thomas Jefferson
3rd President; wrote the Declaration of Independence
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 Unit 1 "The American Revolution" Study Guide
Patriots
Loyalists
Stamp Act
Boston Massacre
They were the colonists ta were rebelling, that didn't want t…
The loyalists were people that didn't mind under the rule of…
It was the act of British Parliament in 1756, people had to p…
An event that was important that led to
Patriots
They were the colonists ta were rebelling, that didn't want t…
Loyalists
The loyalists were people that didn't mind under the rule of…
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
26 terms
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 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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