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U.S. History | Chief Justices
Warren Burger
Charles Evan Hughes
John Jay
John Marshall
Roe v. Wade
He lost to Woodrow Wilson in the Election of 1916.
The first Chief Justice and one of the authors of the Federal…
Marbury v. Madison and Judicial Review
Warren Burger
Roe v. Wade
Charles Evan Hughes
He lost to Woodrow Wilson in the Election of 1916.
26 terms
u.s. history
why did Europe's age of exploration be…
renaissance
age of exploration
Colombian exchange
to find an all water route to Asia
great advances in science, economics, political thought and a…
lead to voyages and discoveries such as opening profitable tr…
exchange of goods between America and Europe.
why did Europe's age of exploration be…
to find an all water route to Asia
renaissance
great advances in science, economics, political thought and a…
U.S. History vocabulary
Federalism
Impeach
Veto
Commerce
System of government in which power is distributed between a…
To bring charges against
To chancel
Trade
Federalism
System of government in which power is distributed between a…
Impeach
To bring charges against
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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…
U.S. History Facts
Jamestown
Declaration of Independence
Constitution of the United States
Thomas Jefferson
first permanent English settlement, was founded in 1607.
was signed on July 4, 1776.
written in 1787.
purchased the Louisiana Territory from France in 1803.
Jamestown
first permanent English settlement, was founded in 1607.
Declaration of Independence
was signed on July 4, 1776.
U.S. history vocab
Quartering Act
Boston Massacre
Stamp Act
Proclamation of 1763
Made colonists house british troops and provide them with wea…
After the townshend act, colonists began protesting and led t…
Required colonist to pay a direct tax on all paper used items…
Declared american colonist couldn't settle across the line dr…
Quartering Act
Made colonists house british troops and provide them with wea…
Boston Massacre
After the townshend act, colonists began protesting and led t…
U.S. History
Ellis Island
Angel Island
culture shock
melting pot
it is an island that is in the Upper New York Bay in the Port…
officials detained, inspected, and examined approximately one…
the confusion and anxiety that result from loving in an unfam…
a mixture of people from different culture... and races who blen…
Ellis Island
it is an island that is in the Upper New York Bay in the Port…
Angel Island
officials detained, inspected, and examined approximately one…
29 terms
U.S. and Canadian History
colonize
plantation
fortify
missionary
to build settlements and develop trade in lands that a countr…
a large farm that grows crops for profit
to strengthen
a person sent by a religious organization to convert others t…
colonize
to build settlements and develop trade in lands that a countr…
plantation
a large farm that grows crops for profit
U.S. History Notes
Puritan Church attitude
Puritan church
Middle Colonies
Southern Colonies
ppl had to be examined to be save
Dominated in New England
Middle colonies were more tolerant
Had the church of England
Puritan Church attitude
ppl had to be examined to be save
Puritan church
Dominated in New England
34 terms
U.S. History, Industrialization (1865-1900), WV
entrepeneur
capital
corporation
laissez faire
someone who starts a business
a large amount of money that is invested or is used to start…
a business owned by a group of investors
following a policy of allowing private businesses to develop…
entrepeneur
someone who starts a business
capital
a large amount of money that is invested or is used to start…
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U.S. History-WWI
How were the American Troops accepted/…
What was happening in the war when Ame…
Who were the Bolsheviks?
What did the Bolsheviks accomplish in…
The Americans were greeted enthusiastically and the French tr…
* German Troops occupied Belgium and France... * Allies were in…
They were Communists from Russia.
They overthrew Czar Nicholas II and took control of Russia's…
How were the American Troops accepted/…
The Americans were greeted enthusiastically and the French tr…
What was happening in the war when Ame…
* German Troops occupied Belgium and France... * Allies were in…
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U.S. History - Founding Documents Vocab
French & Indian War
Stamp Act
Boston Massacre
Lexington & Concord
Conflict between French and their Indian allies against the B…
First direct tax on the colonies. All printed materials were…
March 5, 1770; British soldiers fired upon a mob of colonists…
April 19, 1775; first military engagement of the Revolutionar…
French & Indian War
Conflict between French and their Indian allies against the B…
Stamp Act
First direct tax on the colonies. All printed materials were…
29 terms
U.S. and Canadian History
colonize
plantation
fortify
missionary
to build settlements and develop trade in lands that a countr…
a large farm that grows crops for profit... 대규모 농장
to strengthen... 강화하다, 보강하다
a person sent by a religious organization to convert others t…
colonize
to build settlements and develop trade in lands that a countr…
plantation
a large farm that grows crops for profit... 대규모 농장
U.S. history exam
Who was the man who wrote the book des…
who sailed southward along the coast o…
Who follow through on dias discovery b…
Who miscalculated the path to the east…
Rustichello
Bartholomew Diaz
Vasco Da Gama
Christopher Columbus
Who was the man who wrote the book des…
Rustichello
who sailed southward along the coast o…
Bartholomew Diaz
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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…
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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
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U.S. History - Chapter 14
Bessemer process
Thomas Alva Edison
Alexander Graham Bell
Transcontinental Railroad
Developed Henry Bessemer around 1850. Allowed steel to be mad…
Became a pioneer on the new industrial frontier when he estab…
Invented the telephone in 1876, allowed for world wide commun…
Railroad line linking the Atlantic and Pacific coasts of the…
Bessemer process
Developed Henry Bessemer around 1850. Allowed steel to be mad…
Thomas Alva Edison
Became a pioneer on the new industrial frontier when he estab…
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U.S. History Final
residential mobility
political machine
cultural pluralism
annexation
-migrating to better conditions/greater opportunity... -worked f…
a self-run organization that wanted to get and keep political…
when a large group (American society) holds within it many se…
getting new land and expanding territorially (cities and coun…
residential mobility
-migrating to better conditions/greater opportunity... -worked f…
political machine
a self-run organization that wanted to get and keep political…
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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…
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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
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U.S. History
Woman played a more important role in…
Propaganda became an important tool to…
Trench warfare proved very successful…
The Spanish-American War was fought mo…
True
True
False
False - Cuba
Woman played a more important role in…
True
Propaganda became an important tool to…
True
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LI U.S. History Industrialization
Industry
Factory
Technology
Communication
Taking materials and making something to sell.
A large building that uses people and machines to make things.
Using science to create new ways of doing things
Passing information from one person to another
Industry
Taking materials and making something to sell.
Factory
A large building that uses people and machines to make things.
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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…
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U.S. History Ch. 5 Section 2
free enterprise system
interchangeable parts
labor unions
strike
market economy in which privately owned businesses have the f…
uniform pieces that can be made in large quantities to replac…
an organization of workers formed for the purpose of advancin…
work stoppage by workers to force an employer to meet demands
free enterprise system
market economy in which privately owned businesses have the f…
interchangeable parts
uniform pieces that can be made in large quantities to replac…
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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…
U.S. History Map
Olympia, Washington
Salem, Oregon
Sacramento, California
Boise, Idaho
Olympia, Washington
Salem, Oregon
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U.S. History Chapter 11 Vocab
Stock Market
Bull Market
On Margin
Margin Call
A general term used to describe all transactions involving th…
A period of increased stock trading and rising stock prices
To buy stock by paying only a fraction of the stock price and…
Demand by a broker that investors pay back loans made for sto…
Stock Market
A general term used to describe all transactions involving th…
Bull Market
A period of increased stock trading and rising stock prices
Acts - U.S History
Gibbons vs. Ogden/Interstate Commerce
The Stamp Act
Homestead Act: 1862
Lend-Lease Act
Supreme Court case that gives the National government power o…
One of the unpopular tax laws that the British imposed on the…
Law created by President Lincoln - incredibly popular for ove…
1940, FDR makes deal to help the British who are fighting aga…
Gibbons vs. Ogden/Interstate Commerce
Supreme Court case that gives the National government power o…
The Stamp Act
One of the unpopular tax laws that the British imposed on the…
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U.S. History Chapter 6
Independence
Petition
Minuteman
Bunker Hill
freedom from control by another government or country
a formal written request
a member of the colonial militia who was trained to respond v…
the first important battle of the American War of Independenc…
Independence
freedom from control by another government or country
Petition
a formal written request
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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…
U.S. History State Test
Mark Twain's term for the Industrial Era
theory justification for unethical bus…
act that set up land grand colleges
how government helped promote industri…
Gilded Age
Social Darwinism
1862 Morrill Act
keeping tariff high & allowing lots of immigrants into the U.…
Mark Twain's term for the Industrial Era
Gilded Age
theory justification for unethical bus…
Social Darwinism
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U.S. History - Chapter 6
Bank of the US
cabinet
Democratic-Republicans
Judiciary Act of 1789
either of the two national banks, funded by the federal gover…
the group of department heads who serve as the president's ch…
political party known for its support of strong state governm…
a law that established the federal court system and the Supre…
Bank of the US
either of the two national banks, funded by the federal gover…
cabinet
the group of department heads who serve as the president's ch…
44 terms
U.S. History Chapter 5
John Dickenson
Jean de Crevecoeur
Ohio River Valley
France and England
Author of Letters from a Farmer in Pennsylvania
Author of Letters from an American Farmer
Land disputed in the French and Indian War
Countries that fought in the French and Indian War
John Dickenson
Author of Letters from a Farmer in Pennsylvania
Jean de Crevecoeur
Author of Letters from an American Farmer
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U.S. History
blockhouse
governor
general assembly
plantation
building used for protection from attack; a fort
person chosen to lead a group of people within a given area
group that makes laws for a larger group
large farm that grows huge amounts of a certain crop
blockhouse
building used for protection from attack; a fort
governor
person chosen to lead a group of people within a given area
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U.S. History Chapter 5
Thomas Paine
John Hancock
George Washington
Hessians
wrote Common Sense/thought colonies should split with Great B…
first to sign the Declaration
commander of Continental Army
hired German soldiers
Thomas Paine
wrote Common Sense/thought colonies should split with Great B…
John Hancock
first to sign the Declaration
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U.S. History - Chapter 11
blockade
border state
Robert E. Lee
Shiloh
military tactic in which a navy prevents vessels from enterin…
during the Civil War, the states allowed slavery but remained…
leader of the Confederate Army; he provided the South with in…
This Battle, killing nearly 25,000 Union & Confederate soldie…
blockade
military tactic in which a navy prevents vessels from enterin…
border state
during the Civil War, the states allowed slavery but remained…
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U.S. History - Boom to Bust
Depression
Hooverville
Stock Market
Bull Market
Severe economic downturn, high unemployment and bank failures.
A collection of crudely built buildings used by the homeless.…
System of buying and selling shares in businesses.
Long period of rising stock prices.
Depression
Severe economic downturn, high unemployment and bank failures.
Hooverville
A collection of crudely built buildings used by the homeless.…
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U.S. History Chapter 12 Vocab
Polio
Gold Standard
Bank Holiday
Fireside Chats
Highly infectious disease that causes inflammation of the ner…
A monetary system in which paper money and coins are equal to…
in an attempt to restore trust in the nation's banks, FDR clo…
During the depression years of the 1930s, President Roosevelt…
Polio
Highly infectious disease that causes inflammation of the ner…
Gold Standard
A monetary system in which paper money and coins are equal to…
29 terms
U.S. History 1920's
Teapot Dome
Red Summer
Red Scare
Butler Act
A scandal under the Harding administration in which his Secre…
The summer of 1919 was called this because of the large numbe…
An era of paranoia and fear that communists were infiltrating…
Tennessee law that forbade the teaching of evolution in schools
Teapot Dome
A scandal under the Harding administration in which his Secre…
Red Summer
The summer of 1919 was called this because of the large numbe…
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U.S. History Chapter 7
Ellis Island... Page 256
Angel Island... Page 257
Melting Pot... Page 258
Nativism... Page 258
An immigrant receiving station that opened in 1892, where imm…
The immigration station on the west coast where Asian immigra…
The mixing of cultures, ideas and peoples that has changed Am…
Was when the interest of native-born people came before forei…
Ellis Island... Page 256
An immigrant receiving station that opened in 1892, where imm…
Angel Island... Page 257
The immigration station on the west coast where Asian immigra…
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
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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…
8 terms
U.S. History Vocb
Blitkrieg
Luftwaffe
Lebensraum
Schutstaffel
German Lightning Warfare
German airforce
German - "Living space"
Nazi party's army
Blitkrieg
German Lightning Warfare
Luftwaffe
German airforce
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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…
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.
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8th Grade U.S. History Test 2
English
Philadelphia
Anglican Church
Moravians
largest group of people in the colonies
largest city in the colonies
southern colonies
composed the first classical music in America
English
largest group of people in the colonies
Philadelphia
largest city in the colonies
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…
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Inventors in U.S. History
Samuel Slater
Robert Fulton's
Samuel F.B. Morse's
Elias Howe's
brought new manufacturing technologies from Britain to the U.…
establishment of steamboat service on the Hudson River
invention of the telegraph
invention of the sewing machine , all before the Civil War.
Samuel Slater
brought new manufacturing technologies from Britain to the U.…
Robert Fulton's
establishment of steamboat service on the Hudson River
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MVMS U.S. History Review
Mercantilism
Colonies established for religious fre…
Jamestown, VA
Transatlantic slave trade (triangular…
An economic system in which a mother country controls the tra…
Massachusetts - John Winthrop (Puritans)... Pennsylvania - Willi…
First permanent English settlement founded in 1607 for gold.
Brought the first slaves to the Southern colonies because of…
Mercantilism
An economic system in which a mother country controls the tra…
Colonies established for religious fre…
Massachusetts - John Winthrop (Puritans)... Pennsylvania - Willi…
History of U.S Terms
isolate
data
indigenous
nomadic
to make separate from others
information
people who believed to be the first people to settle an area
describes a way of life in which a person or group moved from…
isolate
to make separate from others
data
information
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