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17 terms
Foundations of U.S. History
Articles of Confederation
Declaration of Independence
Federalist Papers
U.S. Constitution
A weak constitution that governed America during the Revoluti…
The document recording the proclamation of the second Contine…
A series of essays written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madis…
A set of principles and guidelines that describe the duties a…
Articles of Confederation
A weak constitution that governed America during the Revoluti…
Declaration of Independence
The document recording the proclamation of the second Contine…
9 terms
U.S. history exam
Benjamin Franklin
Bacons rebelion
Marxist Theory of history
Deductive logic
buisnessman, inventor, scientist, writer, publisher, statesma…
Bacon forms a militia. They go to fight Berkeley but he fled…
Marx is attempting to solve the problem of the industiral rev…
Arguments that are not true or false .. they are valid (they…
Benjamin Franklin
buisnessman, inventor, scientist, writer, publisher, statesma…
Bacons rebelion
Bacon forms a militia. They go to fight Berkeley but he fled…
14 terms
U.S. History - Colonial America
Colony
Mayflower Compact
Indentured Servant
Pacifist
a country or area under the full or partial political control…
The Mayflower Compact was the first governing document of Ply…
laborer who agrees to work without pay for a certain period o…
people opposed to the use of war or violence to settle disput…
Colony
a country or area under the full or partial political control…
Mayflower Compact
The Mayflower Compact was the first governing document of Ply…
53 terms
MHS U.S. History
Chinese Exclusion Act
Ellis Island
Angel Island
Assimilation
1882 law that banned additional Chinese immigrants. Was the f…
Spot in New York City harbor where many immigrants were proce…
Many Asian immigrants came through this immigration station i…
The process of blending into another culture. Immigrants blen…
Chinese Exclusion Act
1882 law that banned additional Chinese immigrants. Was the f…
Ellis Island
Spot in New York City harbor where many immigrants were proce…
15 terms
Unit 5: U.S. History
Harlem Renaissance
The Lost Generation
nativism
Prohibition
The name given to the cultural, social, and artistic explosio…
The group of men and women who came of age during or immediat…
A policy of favoring native-born individuals over foreign-bor…
..., the period from 1920 to 1933 when the sale of alcoholic…
Harlem Renaissance
The name given to the cultural, social, and artistic explosio…
The Lost Generation
The group of men and women who came of age during or immediat…
41 terms
U.S. History-- Geography Review
Bay
Cape
Continental Divide
Delta
Body of water smaller than a gulf; partly enclosed by land
Point of land that extends into a body of water
Hydrological divide of an area-- shows how water drains into…
low land near the mouth of a river, usually in the shape of a…
Bay
Body of water smaller than a gulf; partly enclosed by land
Cape
Point of land that extends into a body of water
44 terms
U.S. History Midterm
Settlement House
Vertical Integration
Mass Production
Populist Movement
Jane Addams's Hull house begins this movement
Buying all the pieces of the production process (Carnegie-Car…
Interchangeable parts and production line assembly
Midwestern farm movement that pushes for more silver in circu…
Settlement House
Jane Addams's Hull house begins this movement
Vertical Integration
Buying all the pieces of the production process (Carnegie-Car…
53 terms
U.S. History Final
Imperialism
World Power
Nationalism
U.S. Imperialism 1890's
A policy of extending your rule over foreign countries
a country that is considered very strong by other countries
A strong feeling of pride in and devotion to one's country
Search for markets
Imperialism
A policy of extending your rule over foreign countries
World Power
a country that is considered very strong by other countries
26 terms
U.S. History - 1980s
Mikhail Gorbachev
glasnost
perestroika
tiananmen square
leader of the Soviet Union during the 1980s
Russian for "openness"
a restructuring of Soviet society
pro-democracy movement of university students in China; thous…
Mikhail Gorbachev
leader of the Soviet Union during the 1980s
glasnost
Russian for "openness"
50 terms
50 Must-Know U.S. History Terms
Democracy
Constitution
Federalism
Legislative
A philosophy of government that recognizes the people's right…
Term for a written plan of government.
A system of government in which power is shared between the s…
Branch or section of government whose primary duty is to make…
Democracy
A philosophy of government that recognizes the people's right…
Constitution
Term for a written plan of government.
104 terms
U.S. History I: FINAL EXAM Review
Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR)
Goals of the New Deal
Labor Unions
Collective Bargaining
-Elected after Hoover's policies fail to solve Clutch Plague…
-Relief- Immediate action taken to halt economic deterioratio…
-An organization that workers form to protect their rights an…
-Negotiation between labor unions and employers over hours, w…
Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR)
-Elected after Hoover's policies fail to solve Clutch Plague…
Goals of the New Deal
-Relief- Immediate action taken to halt economic deterioratio…
121 terms
U.S. History Class Review - Photos
"American Progress" Painting about the…
Chief Red Cloud of the Lakota Sioux... -…
Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce... - "I wil…
Quanah Parker of the Comanche... 1. Nativ…
"American Progress" Painting about the…
Chief Red Cloud of the Lakota Sioux... -…
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TRMS U.S. History Chapter 5 Vocabulary
militia
tyranny
repeal
boycott
A small army made up of ordinary citizens who are trained to…
The unjust use or misuse of governmental power. ... A ruler who…
To take back or cancel (a law)
(verb) To refuse to buy goods from a certain source; ... (noun)…
militia
A small army made up of ordinary citizens who are trained to…
tyranny
The unjust use or misuse of governmental power. ... A ruler who…
25 terms
1920s U.S. History
Kellog-Briand Pact
Henry Ford
Welfare Capitalism
prohibition
Agreement signed in 1928 in which nations agreed not to pose…
United States manufacturer of automobiles starting with the M…
when companies provide incentives to build better relationshi…
the period from 1920 to 1933 when the sale of alcoholic bever…
Kellog-Briand Pact
Agreement signed in 1928 in which nations agreed not to pose…
Henry Ford
United States manufacturer of automobiles starting with the M…
158 terms
U.S. History to 1877
Migration
Imports
Exports
Neutral
the movement of persons from one country or locality to another
goods and services purchased from other countries
Goods and Services sold to other countries
one who does not side with any party in a war or dispute
Migration
the movement of persons from one country or locality to another
Imports
goods and services purchased from other countries
32 terms
U.S. History Chapter 9
Progressive Movement
Florence Kelley
Prohibition
Muckraker
An early 20th century reform movement seeking to return contr…
Social and political reformer who worked against sweatshops a…
The period from 1920-1933 during which the Eighteenth Amendme…
One of the magazine journalists who exposed the corrupt side…
Progressive Movement
An early 20th century reform movement seeking to return contr…
Florence Kelley
Social and political reformer who worked against sweatshops a…
7 terms
U.S. History- Years
Declaration of Independence/ T. Jeffer…
Drafting of the United States Constitu…
Civil War
Spanish American War
1776
1787
1861 - 1865
1898
Declaration of Independence/ T. Jeffer…
1776
Drafting of the United States Constitu…
1787
63 terms
U.S. History Final
League of Nations
19th Amendment
Yellow Journalism
Civil Rights Movement
A world organization established in 1920 to promote internati…
Amendment to the U.S. Constitution (1920) extended the right…
Journalism that exploits, distorts, or exaggerates the news t…
a social movement in the United States during the 1950s and 1…
League of Nations
A world organization established in 1920 to promote internati…
19th Amendment
Amendment to the U.S. Constitution (1920) extended the right…
10 terms
U.S. History-Reform Vocabulary
Transcendentalism
Second Great Awakening
Reform
abolitionist
a philosophy stating people should go beyond logical thinking…
a revival of religious feelings and beliefs
to make changes to bring about improvement, end abuses, or to…
a person who supported the end of slavery
Transcendentalism
a philosophy stating people should go beyond logical thinking…
Second Great Awakening
a revival of religious feelings and beliefs
47 terms
U.S. History unit 3
2 GREATEST TRENDS 1815-1850
ORPHAN TRAINS
HERMAN MELVILLE
WHALING INDUSTRY
Reform movements and Expansion
A supervised welfare program that transported orphaned and ho…
Author of Moby Dick
Harsh, whale fat used to make oil
2 GREATEST TRENDS 1815-1850
Reform movements and Expansion
ORPHAN TRAINS
A supervised welfare program that transported orphaned and ho…
40 terms
U.S. History Chapter 2
King George III
Sugar Act
Stamp Act
Samuel Adams
British King who had succeeded his grandfather in 1760.
A trade law enacted by Parliament in 1764 in an attempt to re…
A 1765 law in which Parliament established the first direct t…
American Statesman, politician, and founding father of the Un…
King George III
British King who had succeeded his grandfather in 1760.
Sugar Act
A trade law enacted by Parliament in 1764 in an attempt to re…
25 terms
U.S. History Chapter 13
Prohibition
Speakeasy
Bootlegger
Fundamentalism
The period from 1920-1933 during which the Eighteenth Amendme…
A place where alcoholic drinks were sold and consumed illegal…
A person who smuggled alcoholic beverages into the United Sta…
A Protestant religious movement grounded in the belief that a…
Prohibition
The period from 1920-1933 during which the Eighteenth Amendme…
Speakeasy
A place where alcoholic drinks were sold and consumed illegal…
34 terms
U.S. History Ch. 16
Fort Sumter
Major Anderson
Battle of Bull Run
paper blockade
Where the first shots of the Civil War were fired
The man forced to surrender at Fort Sumter
Battle where civilian spectators were trampled by a Union ret…
Early Union blockade of Southern Ports
Fort Sumter
Where the first shots of the Civil War were fired
Major Anderson
The man forced to surrender at Fort Sumter
47 terms
U.S. History Chapter 3
Democratic-Republicans
Jeffersonian Republicanism
Marbury v. Madison
John Marshall
Political party known for its support of strong state governm…
Jefferson's theory of government, which held that a simple go…
An 1803 case in which the Supreme Court ruled that it had the…
The fourth Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the United S…
Democratic-Republicans
Political party known for its support of strong state governm…
Jeffersonian Republicanism
Jefferson's theory of government, which held that a simple go…
31 terms
U.S. History Chapter 11
Nationalism
Militarism
Allies
Central Powers
A devotion to the interests and culture of one's nation.
The policy of building up armed forces in aggressive prepared…
In World War I, the group of nations, originally consisting o…
The group of nations, led by Germany, Austria-Hungary, and th…
Nationalism
A devotion to the interests and culture of one's nation.
Militarism
The policy of building up armed forces in aggressive prepared…
133 terms
H U.S. History Midterm
The effect of BR's policy of salutary…
Describe life in the colonial era
1754 Albany Plan of Union
1763 Treaty of Paris
- This Br. policy led to a burst of growth in American coloni…
- Am colonies bursting w growth... - free to govern themselves... -…
- Ben Franklin - wanted reps from New England, NY, PA, and MD…
- signed after 7 yrs war... - FRANCE - lost Canadian possessions…
The effect of BR's policy of salutary…
- This Br. policy led to a burst of growth in American coloni…
Describe life in the colonial era
- Am colonies bursting w growth... - free to govern themselves... -…
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U.S. History Chapter 3 Industrialization Combo
Industrial Revolution
Electrification
Gross National Product
Transcontinental Railroad
transition to new manufacturing processes
increase in use of electricity
total value of all goods and services produced in a country i…
contiguous railroad line connecting the east coast to the wes…
Industrial Revolution
transition to new manufacturing processes
Electrification
increase in use of electricity
21 terms
U.S. History Chapter 6
Edwin L. Drake
Bessemer Process
Thomas Alva Edison
Christopher Sholes
The first man to successfully drill for oil.
A cheap and efficient process for making steel, developed aro…
American inventor and businessman who developed many devices…
American inventor who invented the first practical typewriter…
Edwin L. Drake
The first man to successfully drill for oil.
Bessemer Process
A cheap and efficient process for making steel, developed aro…
14 terms
U.S. History Chapter 16
Booker T. Washington
Tuskegee Institute
W.E.B. DuBois
Niagara Movement
African American who believed that racism would end once blac…
College aimed to equip African Americans with teaching diplom…
African American who insisted that blacks seek a liberal arts…
Founded by DuBois in 1905. Educated African American leaders.
Booker T. Washington
African American who believed that racism would end once blac…
Tuskegee Institute
College aimed to equip African Americans with teaching diplom…
46 terms
U.S. History 1865-1910
Panama Canal
George Armstrong Custer
Reservations
Rutherford B. Hayes
When completed, this cut ocean travel time by months!
Defeated by Indians at the Battle of the Little Bighorn
Parcels of land set aside for Indians
"Won" the election of 1876
Panama Canal
When completed, this cut ocean travel time by months!
George Armstrong Custer
Defeated by Indians at the Battle of the Little Bighorn
411 terms
U. S. History SOL terms
Invasion of Poland (1939)
Pearl Harbor (1941)
"a date that will live in infamy"
Battle of Britain (1940)
Germany invaded, breaking their agreement, so Britain and Fra…
United States military base on Hawaii that was bombed by Japa…
regarding the attack on pearl harbor, FDR asked in his addres…
the prolonged bombardment of British cities by the German air…
Invasion of Poland (1939)
Germany invaded, breaking their agreement, so Britain and Fra…
Pearl Harbor (1941)
United States military base on Hawaii that was bombed by Japa…
22 terms
U.S. History WWII
Adolf Hitler
Lebensraum
Fascism
Benito Mussolini
Came to power in 1933 - National Socialist German Worker's Pa…
Living space/room to live
Extreme nationalism... Far Right... Totalitarian government... Expa…
Il Duce... 1922 March on Rome - became Prime Minister... ... Sought…
Adolf Hitler
Came to power in 1933 - National Socialist German Worker's Pa…
Lebensraum
Living space/room to live
34 terms
U.S. History Unit 1
Why did Spain & France come to the New…
Where are the 4 major regions of Briti…
Where did the slave culture come from…
What role did religion play in the col…
God, Glory, & Gold & France for fur trade
New England, Middle, Southern, Caribbean
Barbados
New England: Puritans wanted religious freedom for themselves…
Why did Spain & France come to the New…
God, Glory, & Gold & France for fur trade
Where are the 4 major regions of Briti…
New England, Middle, Southern, Caribbean
27 terms
U.S. History Chapter 9
Judiciary Act of 1789
State Department
Treaty of Greenville
Democratic-Republicans
established a federal court system
handles relations with other countries
Natives were forced to sign and give up land in Ohio to Ameri…
favored state banks, feared a strong national government
Judiciary Act of 1789
established a federal court system
State Department
handles relations with other countries
77 terms
U.S. History: Chapter 5
Horse and Buffalo
Silver and Gold
Sand Creek Massacure
Bozeman Trail
What two animals were most important to the Indians?
Prospectors came west in 1858 for what two materials?
Indians were massacred in the American Indian Wars when they…
Trail that cut through the Sioux territory
Horse and Buffalo
What two animals were most important to the Indians?
Silver and Gold
Prospectors came west in 1858 for what two materials?
23 terms
U.S. History - the 20's
Louis Armstrong (trumpet player, scat…
Duke Ellington (jazz composer, band di…
Bessie Smith (most famous blue's singe…
The Cotton Club (jazz club in Harlem,…
Louis Armstrong (trumpet player, scat…
Duke Ellington (jazz composer, band di…
19 terms
U.S. History, 5th installment, Industrial Revolution
Monopoly
Trust
Laissez-faire capitalism
Robber Barron
when a specific person or enterprise is the only supplier of…
means a large business. It was a legal instrument used to con…
is an economic environment in... which transactions between priv…
name for industrialists that acquired their... wealth from explo…
Monopoly
when a specific person or enterprise is the only supplier of…
Trust
means a large business. It was a legal instrument used to con…
232 terms
U.S. History Final Exam Review
Charles Evans Hughes
Isolationism
Joseph Stalin
Totalitarinism
A reformist Republican governor of New York, who had gained f…
A policy of nonparticipation in international economic and po…
Bolshevik revolutionary, head of the Soviet Communists after…
An ideology where all social, economic, and political powers…
Charles Evans Hughes
A reformist Republican governor of New York, who had gained f…
Isolationism
A policy of nonparticipation in international economic and po…
15 terms
U.S. History: Vocab Terms Chapter2
Leif Eriksson
Vikings
Christopher Columbus
Prince Henry the Navigator
First European to make contact with North American continent.…
any of the Scandinavian seafaring pirates and traders who rai…
A sailor/explorer from Genoa, Italy, convinced he could find…
Started a navigation school, paid for adventurers/explorers,…
Leif Eriksson
First European to make contact with North American continent.…
Vikings
any of the Scandinavian seafaring pirates and traders who rai…
25 terms
U.S. History-Chapter 1
Glaciers
Irrigation
Surplus
Civilization
Thick sheets of ice.
A method to water crops by channeling water from rivers or st…
Extra.
An advanced culture in which people have developed cities, sc…
Glaciers
Thick sheets of ice.
Irrigation
A method to water crops by channeling water from rivers or st…
52 terms
U.S. History Chapter 2 Settling the West
Comstock Lode (Henry Comstock)
Boomtowns (Virginia City, Leadville, T…
ghost towns
Vigilance Committees
brought a flood of prospectors to Virginia City
rowdy places that had rapid economic growth
what boomtowns were called when the gold and silver ran out a…
a group of ordinary citizens who organize to find criminals a…
Comstock Lode (Henry Comstock)
brought a flood of prospectors to Virginia City
Boomtowns (Virginia City, Leadville, T…
rowdy places that had rapid economic growth
U.S. History Midterm
Barter
10th Amendment
Loyalist
Great Awakening
___ is a term used that means to trade without the use of mon…
___ is the amendment that is also known as the reserved power…
___ is a colonist who sided with Britain in the American Revo…
___a religious movement in the American colonies in the 1730s…
Barter
___ is a term used that means to trade without the use of mon…
10th Amendment
___ is the amendment that is also known as the reserved power…
30 terms
U.S. History Chapter 4
George Washington
Jonathan Edwards
Ben Franklin
Pontiac
he was defeated at Fort Necessity
preacher during the Great Awakening
proposed the Albany Plan of Union
declared war on the English because they threatened Natives'…
George Washington
he was defeated at Fort Necessity
Jonathan Edwards
preacher during the Great Awakening
16 terms
U.S. History WWII
Holocaust
Appeasement
Ghetto
Nazism
the systematic mass murder of Jewish people during World War II
to concede to the demands of a nation or group after losing,…
a section of a city in which all Jews were required to live
Germany's form of Fascism, they believed in totalitarian gove…
Holocaust
the systematic mass murder of Jewish people during World War II
Appeasement
to concede to the demands of a nation or group after losing,…
Johnson's U.S. History Unit 9
Great Society
Judicial Review
Landmark Cases
Due Process
President Lyndon B. Johnson's plan to create programs such as…
A constitutional doctrine that gives toa court system the pow…
Supreme Court Case that has an extended influence over other…
Fair treatment through the judicial process.
Great Society
President Lyndon B. Johnson's plan to create programs such as…
Judicial Review
A constitutional doctrine that gives toa court system the pow…
19 terms
U.S. History - World War I
Triple Alliance
Triple Entente
Militarism
Imperialism
Germany, Italy, Austria-Hungary
Russia, France, Great Britain
policy of aggressive military build up
economic and political domination of a strong nation over a w…
Triple Alliance
Germany, Italy, Austria-Hungary
Triple Entente
Russia, France, Great Britain
15 terms
U.S. History Ch. 17
Andrew Johnson
Freedmen's Bureau
Carpet Baggers
13th
became President after Lincoln's assassination
organization formed to feed and clothe freed blacks
Name given to Northern politicians who went south after the w…
amendment that abolished slavery
Andrew Johnson
became President after Lincoln's assassination
Freedmen's Bureau
organization formed to feed and clothe freed blacks
63 terms
U. S. History Timeline
1492
1513
Christopher Columbus
Juan Ponce de Leon
Columbus "discovers" America
Juan Ponce de Leon "discovers" Florida.
An Italian navigator who was funded by the Spanish government…
Spanish Explorer who was searching for the "Fountain of Youth."
1492
Columbus "discovers" America
1513
Juan Ponce de Leon "discovers" Florida.
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U.S. History Industrialization
Sharecroppers
Tenant Farmers
Laissez-faire
Corporation
People who pay rent by paying in crops
People who rent a farm by paying cash
Let business be free of government interference
A common form of business organization
Sharecroppers
People who pay rent by paying in crops
Tenant Farmers
People who rent a farm by paying cash
21 terms
U.S. History
Well known Native Americans
Native American Groups
Algonquians
Iroquois
Squanto- an Algonquian, helped early English settlers survive…
The major regional Native American groups are the Algonquians…
*from the eastern part of the U.S.... *lived in wigwams... *norther…
*East Coast tribe... *lived in rectangular longhouses
Well known Native Americans
Squanto- an Algonquian, helped early English settlers survive…
Native American Groups
The major regional Native American groups are the Algonquians…
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