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Preparing for the SOL United States History
Manifest Destiny
Presidential Veto
Inflation
Abolitionism
In the 19th century, manifest destiny was a widely held belie…
A presidential veto is the rejection of a bill passed by the…
The rate at which the general level of prices for goods and s…
The movement to end slavery, whether formal or informal. In W…
Manifest Destiny
In the 19th century, manifest destiny was a widely held belie…
Presidential Veto
A presidential veto is the rejection of a bill passed by the…
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United States history quiz
Andrew Jackson
Fred Douglas
Sojourner Truth
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Seventh president, supoorted minimal government and spoil sys…
Former skave and human rights leader in the abolition mivemen…
An african american abolitionist and women's rig activisr; wa…
An american suffragist, socil activist, abolitionist, and lea…
Andrew Jackson
Seventh president, supoorted minimal government and spoil sys…
Fred Douglas
Former skave and human rights leader in the abolition mivemen…
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Modern United States History
this group had a husband, wife, and tw…
this invention took over the entertain…
this is a network of fast moving roads…
only president to resign from office
the nuclear family
tv
interstate highway
richard m nixon
this group had a husband, wife, and tw…
the nuclear family
this invention took over the entertain…
tv
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united states history 1
paleo Indians
nomadic
agricultural revolution
Iroquouis
came from Siberia on the land bridge 40,000 years ago
...
...
...
paleo Indians
came from Siberia on the land bridge 40,000 years ago
nomadic
...
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united states history final
north vs. south during the civil war
clays compromise
popular sovereignty
fugitive slave act
north: industrial south: agricultural
compromise of 1850 and contained provisions to appease northe…
right to vote against slavery
part of the compromise of 1850, under this fugititves were no…
north vs. south during the civil war
north: industrial south: agricultural
clays compromise
compromise of 1850 and contained provisions to appease northe…
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Modern United States History
Superpower
Holocaust
Civil Rights Act of 1964
Cold War
country that plays dominant economic, political and military…
systematic murder by Nazis of Jews and other "inferiors".
prohibited segregation of religion, race, or national origin…
A conflict that was between the US and the Soviet Union. The…
Superpower
country that plays dominant economic, political and military…
Holocaust
systematic murder by Nazis of Jews and other "inferiors".
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AP United States History
Joint Stock Company
Jamestown
John Smith
John Rolfe
England Sent people with money to make more money.
First successful settlement in the Virginia Colony.
Jamestown leader. ... - Trade and stability
Introduced tobacco, married Pocahontas, and brought peace.
Joint Stock Company
England Sent people with money to make more money.
Jamestown
First successful settlement in the Virginia Colony.
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United States History Final
Gustavus Swift
Interstate Commerce Act
Hearst
Sullivan
Whose company developed the refrigerated railroad car?
What Act did Congress pass to regulate the railroad industry?
What California resident helped popularize "yellow journalism"?
Who, from Chicago, was considered the "Father of the skyscrap…
Gustavus Swift
Whose company developed the refrigerated railroad car?
Interstate Commerce Act
What Act did Congress pass to regulate the railroad industry?
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United States History: Chapter 7
George Washington
Electoral College
Martha Washington
Judiciary Act of 1789
A Revolutionary War hero from Virginia who became the first p…
A group of voters who represent the people's vote in choosing…
The first First Lady of the United States who some women beli…
A law that created three levels of federal courts and defined…
George Washington
A Revolutionary War hero from Virginia who became the first p…
Electoral College
A group of voters who represent the people's vote in choosing…
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United States History
What concept does Theodore Dreiser's w…
What was the destiny for a newcomer li…
According to Dreiser, Carrie would wor…
Commercial Centers like Chicago drew w…
migration from country to city
shop girl
"something"
those who wanted to make a fortune, those who had lost fortun…
What concept does Theodore Dreiser's w…
migration from country to city
What was the destiny for a newcomer li…
shop girl
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United states history Unit Two
Cold War
United nations
Satellite Nation
Containment
A conflict that was between the US and the Soviet Union. The…
An international organization formed after WWII to promote in…
Communist nations in Eastern Europe on friendly terms with th…
American policy of resisting further expansion of communism a…
Cold War
A conflict that was between the US and the Soviet Union. The…
United nations
An international organization formed after WWII to promote in…
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United States History Mid-term
The correct chronological order of the…
The 17th Amendment was one of the Prog…
As the U.S. expanded to the West, conf…
What was a major result of both immigr…
1, 4, 3, 2
It gave people in the states the right to vote for their Unit…
Chinese immigrants... Exodusters... Japanese Immigrants... White Settl…
The rapid expansion of cities
The correct chronological order of the…
1, 4, 3, 2
The 17th Amendment was one of the Prog…
It gave people in the states the right to vote for their Unit…
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United States History unit five
Credit
Speculation
Buying on the margin
Black Tuesday
An arrangement to receive cash, goods, or services now and pa…
An involvement in risky business transactions in an effort to…
buying stocks with a little money and using a stockbroker to…
October 29, 1929; date of the worst stock-market crash in Ame…
Credit
An arrangement to receive cash, goods, or services now and pa…
Speculation
An involvement in risky business transactions in an effort to…
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United States History unit 3
imperialism
yellow journalism
U.S.S. Maine
treaty of Paris
A policy of extending a country's power and influence through…
Journalism that exploits, distorts, or exaggerates the news t…
Ship that explodes off the coast of Cuba in Havana harbor and…
1783... agreement signed by British and American leaders that st…
imperialism
A policy of extending a country's power and influence through…
yellow journalism
Journalism that exploits, distorts, or exaggerates the news t…
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United States History unit 4
Red Scare
Ku Klux Klan
isolationism
Sacco and Vanzetti
A period of general fear of communists
A secret society created by white southerners in 1866 that us…
A policy of nonparticipation in international economic and po…
In 1920 these two men were convicted of murder and robbery. T…
Red Scare
A period of general fear of communists
Ku Klux Klan
A secret society created by white southerners in 1866 that us…
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Unit 2 United States History
Magna_Carta
Constitution
Virgina Statue for Religion Freedom
Suffrage
limited power of kings 1215,... laid the foundation for more dem…
Document that sets out the laws and principles of a governmen…
Document declared that no person could be forced to attend a…
The right to vote
Magna_Carta
limited power of kings 1215,... laid the foundation for more dem…
Constitution
Document that sets out the laws and principles of a governmen…
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Wars in United States History
DATES: WW1
DATES: WW2
DATES: Korean War
DATES: Vietnam War
1917-1918
1941-1945
1950-1953
1950-1975
DATES: WW1
1917-1918
DATES: WW2
1941-1945
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The History of the United States 5
13
Puritans
Massachusetts Bay Colony
John Winthrop
the number of original colonies
group of people who wanted to change the church of England
Colony was started by the Puritans
he was elected governor of the Puritans 12 times
13
the number of original colonies
Puritans
group of people who wanted to change the church of England
45 terms
AGS United States History Chapter 1
archeologist
Beringia
Caribou
culture
One who studies the remains of past human life.
A thousand-mile-wide land bridge that connected Siberia to Al…
large deer that lives in arctic regions
the same values, attitudes, and customs of a group
archeologist
One who studies the remains of past human life.
Beringia
A thousand-mile-wide land bridge that connected Siberia to Al…
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United States history
Who found virgina?
What town was first discovered in virg…
Who did the virginia company recieve t…
How many settlers came to Jamestown ?
Virginia company ... Joint-stock company ... Wanted money
Jamestown
James 1
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Who found virgina?
Virginia company ... Joint-stock company ... Wanted money
What town was first discovered in virg…
Jamestown
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AGS United States History Chapter 4
complex
cultural
delegate
independence
something that has many details or parts
having to do with the arts
a person elected to serve in government
ability to take care of oneself
complex
something that has many details or parts
cultural
having to do with the arts
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Chapter 5: History and Cultures of the United States
U.S. Constitution
Hunters crossed a land bridge between…
United States and Soviet Union
10 provinces and 3 territories
What plan explains how the U.S. government is set up and works?
How did the first people arrive in the Americas?
Which countries became major world powers after World War II?
How many provinces and territories make up Canada today?
U.S. Constitution
What plan explains how the U.S. government is set up and works?
Hunters crossed a land bridge between…
How did the first people arrive in the Americas?
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AGS United States History Chapter 6
disarm
militia
petition
resign
to take weapons away from someone
an organized group of citizens who serve as soldiers in times…
a written paper asking for a right of benefit from someone in…
to give up an office or job
disarm
to take weapons away from someone
militia
an organized group of citizens who serve as soldiers in times…
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AGS United States History Chapter 3
Jamestown
Captain John Smith
blockhouse
governor
first English settlement in North America to survive, settled…
Leader who saved the Jamestown colony who by putting in place…
building used for protection from attack; a small fort
person chosen to lead a group of people within a given area,…
Jamestown
first English settlement in North America to survive, settled…
Captain John Smith
Leader who saved the Jamestown colony who by putting in place…
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Unit 3 United States History, Valdosta
War Hawks
Washington DC
New York City
Lewis &Clark
Politicians who wanted war with Great Britain; Calhoun and Clay
Capital of the United States
home of big banks, Became big economic, trading center
Jefferson sent these two men to explore the Lousiana Territory
War Hawks
Politicians who wanted war with Great Britain; Calhoun and Clay
Washington DC
Capital of the United States
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United States History Review 1
northwest passage
Protestant Reformation
charter
burgess
a waterway through or around North America.
movement to reform the Catholic Church in the 1500s, led to t…
legal document giving certain rights to a person or company.
representative to the colonial Virginia government.
northwest passage
a waterway through or around North America.
Protestant Reformation
movement to reform the Catholic Church in the 1500s, led to t…
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United States History Test
Jingoism
Rough Riders
Platt Amendment
Yellow Press/yellow journalism
aggressive nationalism; support for warlike foreign policy
group of men, consisting of rugged westerners and upper-class…
set of conditions under which Cuba was granted independence i…
Newspapers that used sensational headlines and exaggerated st…
Jingoism
aggressive nationalism; support for warlike foreign policy
Rough Riders
group of men, consisting of rugged westerners and upper-class…
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Early History of the United States Vocabulary
agriculture
annex
colonists
establish
the practice of growing crops and raising livestock
to declare ownership of an area
a person sent to live in a new place and claim land for his o…
to start
agriculture
the practice of growing crops and raising livestock
annex
to declare ownership of an area
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US History Ch 11 Postwar United States
GI bill
400,000
United Nations
Taft-Hartley Act
helped former soldiers go to college
the number of men and women the US lost in WWII
the main goal was to prevent wars
allowed employers to hire non-union members
GI bill
helped former soldiers go to college
400,000
the number of men and women the US lost in WWII
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Abeka United States History Test 4
1820
Monroe
Congress of Verona
John Quincy Adams
Congress passed a protective tariff
Presidency was known as the "Era of Good Feelings"
Meeting of European nations that threatened to help Spain rec…
Secretary of State during the Monroe Doctrine
1820
Congress passed a protective tariff
Monroe
Presidency was known as the "Era of Good Feelings"
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Chapter 1: United States History
The most famous ruler of Mali
Period of renewed interest in learning…
This person was successful in circling…
Spanish soldier in North and South Ame…
Mansa Musa
Renaissance
Ferdinand Magellan
Conquistador
The most famous ruler of Mali
Mansa Musa
Period of renewed interest in learning…
Renaissance
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United States History CA #2
Common Man, Veto'd 2nd National Bank,…
British neglect of colonial affairs
John Locke's influence
Great Compromise led to:
Andrew Jackson
Growth of representative government in the 13 colonies
Declaration of independence, Constitution, Magna Carta
Bicameral Legislature
Common Man, Veto'd 2nd National Bank,…
Andrew Jackson
British neglect of colonial affairs
Growth of representative government in the 13 colonies
ABEKA United States History Quiz 14
1820
Richard Allen
Francis Asbury
Lott Carey
first American missionaries arrived in Hawaii
founded the African Methodist Episcopal Church
began the circuit-riding movement in the Northeast
the "Father of West African Missions"
1820
first American missionaries arrived in Hawaii
Richard Allen
founded the African Methodist Episcopal Church
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United States History Chapter 3
Chronology
Primary Source
Secondary Source
Point of View
the order of events
Original material from a time period being studied
an account of an event written by someone who did not witness…
a particular attitude about someone or something
Chronology
the order of events
Primary Source
Original material from a time period being studied
30 terms
United States Domestic History
Election of 1896
Dingley Tariff of 1897
Progressive Party
Accomplishments of the Progressive Party
Republican: McKinley***... -Platform- Laissez Faire... -Support fro…
-helped bug business... -no foreign competition led to raised pr…
Led by Lafollette (gov of Wisconsin)... -goals=... 1. end corruptio…
1. Australian Ballot (secret ballot)... 2. Referendum (question…
Election of 1896
Republican: McKinley***... -Platform- Laissez Faire... -Support fro…
Dingley Tariff of 1897
-helped bug business... -no foreign competition led to raised pr…
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AP United States History 2
Strengths of the Articles of Confedera…
Weakness of the Articles of Confederat…
Land Ordinance of 1785
Northwest Ordinance, 1787
Included a congress that represented the states and protected…
Federal government lacked power to tax without the approval o…
Towns have to be 6 square miles for schools.
Law to form the States into Unions. Applied to lands north of…
Strengths of the Articles of Confedera…
Included a congress that represented the states and protected…
Weakness of the Articles of Confederat…
Federal government lacked power to tax without the approval o…
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Unites States History A
Christopher Columbus
Henry Hudson
Louis Joliet
English Territory
In 1492 he landed in the Caribbean
Made 2 attempts on behalf of England and 1 on behalf of Dutch…
A french Canadian explore known for his discoveries in North…
Claimed land in the northern sections of North America includ…
Christopher Columbus
In 1492 he landed in the Caribbean
Henry Hudson
Made 2 attempts on behalf of England and 1 on behalf of Dutch…
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United States History Chapter 3 English Colonies Are Created
Blockhouse
Governor
Plantation
General assembly
A building used for protection from attack; fort.
A person chosen to lead a group of people within a given area…
A large farm that grows huge amounts of a certain crop.
A group that makes laws for a larger group.
Blockhouse
A building used for protection from attack; fort.
Governor
A person chosen to lead a group of people within a given area…
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Holt United States History Chapter 2 Terms
Erik the Red
Leif Eriksson
Prince Henry the Navigator
astrolabe
a Viking who founded the first Norse settlement in Greenland
regarded as the first European to land in North America (excl…
king of Portugal; responsible for advances that would make ex…
a device that enabled navigation to learn their ship's locati…
Erik the Red
a Viking who founded the first Norse settlement in Greenland
Leif Eriksson
regarded as the first European to land in North America (excl…
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The History of the United States 4
John Smith
Separatist
Elizabeth the first
Miles Standish
A leader of Jamestown
A group that wanted to separate from the Church of England
A powerful queen who said that Sir Walter Raleigh could not g…
A soldier who helped the Pilgrims deal with the Indians
John Smith
A leader of Jamestown
Separatist
A group that wanted to separate from the Church of England
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The History of the United States 6
New York
Peter Stuyvesant
New York City
Sweden
colony was claimed by 3 different countries
He was the brave governor of New Netherland who refused to su…
New Amsterdam was changed to this name
Delaware was settled by the country
New York
colony was claimed by 3 different countries
Peter Stuyvesant
He was the brave governor of New Netherland who refused to su…
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AP United States History
What was the primary cause of European…
What were the origins of slavery and t…
What was the economic consequence of C…
How did England's victory over Spanish…
Primary cause was financial gain (precious metals). Other cau…
Arabs and Africans had traded slaves for centuries. Europeans…
Spain became very wealthy from precious metals from the New W…
Helped ensure English naval dominance in North Atlantic. Nati…
What was the primary cause of European…
Primary cause was financial gain (precious metals). Other cau…
What were the origins of slavery and t…
Arabs and Africans had traded slaves for centuries. Europeans…
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United States History #9
Who was President when the Civil War b…
What event sparked the beginning of th…
Why did the Confederacy want Fort Sumt…
Name the key "border states"-slave sta…
Abraham Lincoln
The firing of Confederate guns on Fort Sumter in Charleston,…
They were determined to size the fortress because it controll…
Wedged between the North and the South were Delaware, Kentuck…
Who was President when the Civil War b…
Abraham Lincoln
What event sparked the beginning of th…
The firing of Confederate guns on Fort Sumter in Charleston,…
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United States History #1
Begun in 1607, what was the first perm…
Why did the population of Jamestown pl…
Explain how the London Company's, "Hea…
Give two reasons why many Catholics ca…
Jamestown; King James and the London company; 40 miles up the…
That winter, disease and famine once again hit the colony hard
Under this system, colonists who paid their own way to Virgin…
English Catholics came to America to escape religious persecu…
Begun in 1607, what was the first perm…
Jamestown; King James and the London company; 40 miles up the…
Why did the population of Jamestown pl…
That winter, disease and famine once again hit the colony hard
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United States History #2
What was the last major battle of the…
What were some results of the Treaty o…
British general Cornwallis made a fata…
What colony was the last to join the r…
Battle of Yorktown
British leaders accepted Americans rights to settle and trade…
Hoping to stay in communication with the British Navel fleet,…
Georgia
What was the last major battle of the…
Battle of Yorktown
What were some results of the Treaty o…
British leaders accepted Americans rights to settle and trade…
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American History #4- United States Constitution
Why were the Articles of Confederation…
What is the New Jersey Plan?
What is the Virginia Plan?
What is the Great Compromise?
They were weak. At first the Constitutional Convention tried…
One of the plans proposed at the Constitutional Convention to…
One of the plans proposed at the Constitutional Convention to…
A compromise that was proposed by Connecticut that combined e…
Why were the Articles of Confederation…
They were weak. At first the Constitutional Convention tried…
What is the New Jersey Plan?
One of the plans proposed at the Constitutional Convention to…
The History of Our United States
What is a wilderness?
To whom did Queen Elizabeth give permi…
What was the name given to England's l…
What English colony is known as "The L…
a wild, empty land that has not been settled
Sir Walter Raleigh
Virginia
Roanoke
What is a wilderness?
a wild, empty land that has not been settled
To whom did Queen Elizabeth give permi…
Sir Walter Raleigh
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History / Western & Mid Western United States
California
Nevada
Alaska
Colorado
California
Nevada
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The History of the United States Chapter 6
Maryland
Peter Stuyvesant
New York City
Quakers
The founding of this colony meant Catholics could worship fre…
He was the brave governor of New Netherland who refused to su…
New Amsterdam was changed to this name.
This group started the colony of Pennsylvania.
Maryland
The founding of this colony meant Catholics could worship fre…
Peter Stuyvesant
He was the brave governor of New Netherland who refused to su…
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Holt United States History Chapter 2 Terms
Erik the Red
Leif Eriksson
Prince Henry the Navigator
astrolabe
a Viking who founded the first Norse settlement in Greenland
regarded as the first European to land in North America (excl…
king of Portugal; responsible for advances that would make ex…
a device that enabled navigation to learn their ship's locati…
Erik the Red
a Viking who founded the first Norse settlement in Greenland
Leif Eriksson
regarded as the first European to land in North America (excl…
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