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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…
45 terms
United States History Chapter 19
Black Hand
Archduke Ferdinand
Gavrilo Princip
Central Powers
Serbian terrorist group that planned to assassinate Franz Fer…
Heir to the Austria-Hungarian throne, was assassinated in Sar…
The assassin of Archduke Francis Ferdinand of Austria, a memb…
World War I the alliance of Germany and Austria-Hungary and o…
Black Hand
Serbian terrorist group that planned to assassinate Franz Fer…
Archduke Ferdinand
Heir to the Austria-Hungarian throne, was assassinated in Sar…
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UNITED STATES HISTORY REVIEW Test
The first Navigation Act required that…
The Jamestown colony in Virginia was s…
The Missouri Compromise opened most of…
Coolidge backed immigration restrictio…
FALSE
provide raw materials for England
TRUE
TRUE
The first Navigation Act required that…
FALSE
The Jamestown colony in Virginia was s…
provide raw materials for England
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United States history
New england
Middle
Southern
Enlightenment
Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut
New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware
Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia
intellectual movement stressing the importance of reason and…
New england
Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut
Middle
New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware
16 terms
United States history
Which enlightment thinker influenced t…
What political party supported the ide…
How did we acquire the Louisiana terri…
How did the US Constitution structure…
John Locke
Federalist party
Bought it from France
Executive branch judicial branch legislative branch
Which enlightment thinker influenced t…
John Locke
What political party supported the ide…
Federalist party
30 terms
BJU United States History Chapter 20
Normalcy
Red Scare
Isolationism
Washington Naval Conference
The goal of a people post WWI wishing to distance themselves…
This fear of Communists and anarchists was stirred by the vio…
The general theme of American foreign policy in the 1920s.
Brought foreign diplomats to the nation's capital to negotiat…
Normalcy
The goal of a people post WWI wishing to distance themselves…
Red Scare
This fear of Communists and anarchists was stirred by the vio…
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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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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United States History - English Colonies
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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United States History 2015-2016
Jamestown
First Great Awakening
Enlightenment
French and Indian War
The first permanent English settlement in North America, foun…
Religious revival movement during the 1730s and 1740s; stress…
A popular philosophical movement of the 1700s that focused on…
(1754-1763) War fought in the colonies between the English an…
Jamestown
The first permanent English settlement in North America, foun…
First Great Awakening
Religious revival movement during the 1730s and 1740s; stress…
United States History Chapter 5
Louis Joliet
Jacques Marquette
La Salle
Louisiana
a fur trader who, along with Jacques Marquette, reached the M…
French Jesuit missionary explorer who, with Louis Joliet, tra…
Explored Mississippi to Gulf of Mexico and claimed Louisiana…
vast region at mouth of Mississippi River claimed by La Salle…
Louis Joliet
a fur trader who, along with Jacques Marquette, reached the M…
Jacques Marquette
French Jesuit missionary explorer who, with Louis Joliet, tra…
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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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United States history 2 Final
"Containment"
NSC-68
GI Bill
Daisy Bates & the Little Rock Nine
The United States policy in which it committed itself to prev…
This 1950s manifesto described the Cold War as an epic strugg…
1944, this legislation that provided money for education and…
Daisy Bates and the NAACP took the Little Rock school board t…
"Containment"
The United States policy in which it committed itself to prev…
NSC-68
This 1950s manifesto described the Cold War as an epic strugg…
United States History Exam 1
Jamestown
John Smith
John Rolfe
Indentured Servants
1607 - first permanent English settlement
Helped found and govern Jamestown. His leadership and strict…
He was one of the English settlers at Jamestown (and he marri…
Colonists who received free passage to North America in excha…
Jamestown
1607 - first permanent English settlement
John Smith
Helped found and govern Jamestown. His leadership and strict…
History of the United States
Gilded age
Spoils system
Patronage
James Garfield
Period form 1870s to 1890s
Practice of rewarding politicial supporters with government j…
Good of people
Tried to limit spoil is system
Gilded age
Period form 1870s to 1890s
Spoils system
Practice of rewarding politicial supporters with government j…
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united states history chapter 20
old immigrants
new immigrants
steerage
Ellis Island
Immigrants from Northern Europe, such as the Dutch, English a…
Immigrants from Southern and Eastern Europe such as Germans a…
area below a ships deck where steering mechanisms are located
1892 in NY harbor( east coast) over 40 years, millions of Eur…
old immigrants
Immigrants from Northern Europe, such as the Dutch, English a…
new immigrants
Immigrants from Southern and Eastern Europe such as Germans a…
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United States History 1
What was the first permanent, European…
Who was Martin Luther and what did he…
What king took his entire country out…
Who began the English Reformation?
St. Augustine
He was a Catholic Priest who posted the "95 Thesis" giving hi…
King Henry VIII
King Henry VIII
What was the first permanent, European…
St. Augustine
Who was Martin Luther and what did he…
He was a Catholic Priest who posted the "95 Thesis" giving hi…
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United States History First Semester Key Terms
Imperialism
Motivations for U.S Imperialism
U.S Interest in Hawaii
Reasons for Supporting Cuba
The idea that the United States should become a world power a…
1. Thirst for new markets... 2. Desire for military strength... 3.…
1. Hawaii's strategic location... 2. Hawaii's military importanc…
1. desire for a military base there... 2. Desire to start U.S. e…
Imperialism
The idea that the United States should become a world power a…
Motivations for U.S Imperialism
1. Thirst for new markets... 2. Desire for military strength... 3.…
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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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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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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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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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History of the United States
dissenter
Thirteen Colonies
principle
Manifest Destiny
people whose beliefs differed from the official religion in t…
The colonies that composed the original United States in 1776
a rule or standard
the idea that the country should expand across the continent
dissenter
people whose beliefs differed from the official religion in t…
Thirteen Colonies
The colonies that composed the original United States in 1776
47 terms
Review of the History of the United States
archaeologists
Beringia
civilization
farming
scientists that study the tools, bones, and remains of ancien…
land bridge connecting Asia and North America during the Ice…
a large population of people that shared systems of trade, ar…
the reason people settled in one place and stopped following…
archaeologists
scientists that study the tools, bones, and remains of ancien…
Beringia
land bridge connecting Asia and North America during the Ice…
24 terms
US History: United States History
Pre-Columbian Era
Jamestown
The Pequot War
Virginia Colony
Misnomer referring to the period in North America prior to Ch…
Founded in 1607 becoming the first permanent English settleme…
Sparked by the death of John Oldham in 1636. The Massachusett…
Founded 1607
Pre-Columbian Era
Misnomer referring to the period in North America prior to Ch…
Jamestown
Founded in 1607 becoming the first permanent English settleme…
Applied United United States History Chapter 19
Washington's Farewell Address
War of 1812
Texas Revolution
Mexican War
President George Washington's final message to the nation, wh…
The war between the United States and Britain from 1812 to 18…
The 1836 rebellion of Texans against Mexican rule
The war with Mexico from 1846 to 1847, resulting in Mexico ce…
Washington's Farewell Address
President George Washington's final message to the nation, wh…
War of 1812
The war between the United States and Britain from 1812 to 18…
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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
47 terms
Review of the History of the United States
archaeologists
Beringia
civilization
farming
scientists that study the tools, bones, and remains of ancien…
land bridge connecting Asia and North America during the Ice…
a large population of people that shared systems of trade, ar…
the reason people settled in one place and stopped following…
archaeologists
scientists that study the tools, bones, and remains of ancien…
Beringia
land bridge connecting Asia and North America during the Ice…
23 terms
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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Early History of the United States
Mayflower
Pilgrims
Pioneer
Immigrant
The ship the pilgrims came to America on
The people who came to North America from England because the…
The first to settle or make a home in a new place
A person who moves from one country to another
Mayflower
The ship the pilgrims came to America on
Pilgrims
The people who came to North America from England because the…
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History of the United States-Lesson 1
indigenous
Slavery
Treaty
Annex
descendants of the first people to live in a place
the practice of owning people and forcing them to work
a written agreement
to take over
indigenous
descendants of the first people to live in a place
Slavery
the practice of owning people and forcing them to work
6 terms
United States History: Government Basics
Declaration of Independence
Constitution
Legislative Branch
Executive Branch
A formal letter written by Thomas Jefferson declaring indepen…
A document created by the Founding Fathers. It describes the…
Makes laws. Has elected officials from all 50 states.
Enforces laws (makes sure the country follows the laws). Pres…
Declaration of Independence
A formal letter written by Thomas Jefferson declaring indepen…
Constitution
A document created by the Founding Fathers. It describes the…
United States History- Industrialization unit
Henry Bessimer/ Bessimer process
Thomas Edison
Edwin L. Drake
Robber Baron
A way to create steel in an economic way by making it from iron
Established the world's first research lab and the first ligh…
Successfully used a steam engine to drill for oil
A name that critics began calling industrialists because of t…
Henry Bessimer/ Bessimer process
A way to create steel in an economic way by making it from iron
Thomas Edison
Established the world's first research lab and the first ligh…
Final Exam United States History
Bay of Pigs Invasion
Welfare Reform Act
Executive Order 9066
"Brother can you spare a dime?"
On april 17,1961, It was an unsuccessful invasion of Cuba by…
On August 22, President Clinton signed into law "The Personal…
The order given by President Roosevelt to relocate and detain…
song by Yip Harburg, written about the great depression of th…
Bay of Pigs Invasion
On april 17,1961, It was an unsuccessful invasion of Cuba by…
Welfare Reform Act
On August 22, President Clinton signed into law "The Personal…
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United States History
1. Which Indian group established a cu…
2. In what structure did the plains in…
3. What is a nonindigenous group thay…
4. In what year did Columbus reach the…
The Aleuts
Blackfoot idians loved in teepes
Celtic and norse; vikings
He never did
1. Which Indian group established a cu…
The Aleuts
2. In what structure did the plains in…
Blackfoot idians loved in teepes
18 terms
United States History Unit 1
geographer
latitude
Longitude
absolute location
is someone who studies geography
is an imaginary line on earth that goes from East to West and…
is an imaginary line on earth that goes from North to South a…
The exact location of a place.
geographer
is someone who studies geography
latitude
is an imaginary line on earth that goes from East to West and…
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…
U.S. Battleship that exploded in Havana Harbor in 1898; Evide…
a 1763 agreement between britain and france that ended the fr…
Imperialism
A policy of extending a country's power and influence through…
Yellow Journalism
Journalism that exploits, distorts, or exaggerates the news t…
United States History Unit 2
Progressivism
Muckraker
WCTU
Suffrage
The movement in the late 1800s to increase democracy in Ameri…
1906 - Journalists who searched for corruption in politics an…
(Women's Christian Temperance Union) group organized in 1874…
The right to vote
Progressivism
The movement in the late 1800s to increase democracy in Ameri…
Muckraker
1906 - Journalists who searched for corruption in politics an…
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"
United states history - 1950s
Explain what it means to pursue\live t…
What factors contributed to the develo…
Describe the roles that men and women…
Why did Congress vote to print, in God…
Economic stability:... Career/job ... Live in the suburbs... Have a fa…
Economic boom... Wages went up... Built houses quicker... Became consu…
Men:... Work... sexism... Women:... Stay home and be moms
Majority of Americans were Christians believing in God - refl…
Explain what it means to pursue\live t…
Economic stability:... Career/job ... Live in the suburbs... Have a fa…
What factors contributed to the develo…
Economic boom... Wages went up... Built houses quicker... Became consu…
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United States History
True or False. The U.S. corporation sy…
Which president originated the civil r…
The Jamestown colony in Virginia was s…
One shortcoming of the Articles of Con…
False
Johnson
Provide England with raw materials.
the collection of taxes
True or False. The U.S. corporation sy…
False
Which president originated the civil r…
Johnson
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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…
Our United States History
How many colonies were there in americ…
Name the New England colonies.
What did the Puritans want to do with…
Which colony did the Puritans settle i…
thirteen
Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Connecticut
purify it; remove from it all all the things that they though…
Massachusetts Bay Colony
How many colonies were there in americ…
thirteen
Name the New England colonies.
Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Connecticut
BJU United States History Chapter 3
What were the two largest groups of no…
For what two reasons did Ulster's men…
What route did immigrants use to get t…
What is a person who occupies land wit…
Scotch-Irish and Germans (p. 48)
economic hardship and religious persecution (p. 48)
down the Shenandoah Valley and the "Great Philadelphia Wagon…
a squatter (p. 49)
What were the two largest groups of no…
Scotch-Irish and Germans (p. 48)
For what two reasons did Ulster's men…
economic hardship and religious persecution (p. 48)
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Unit 3 United States History
1st President
2nd President
3rd President
4th President
George Washington (Federalist)
John Adams (Federalist)
Thomas Jefferson (Democratic Republican)
James Madison (Democratic Republican)
1st President
George Washington (Federalist)
2nd President
John Adams (Federalist)
United States History Chapter 8
George Washington
Thomas Jefferson
Alexander Hamilton
cabinet
1st POTUS, no party affiliation
Secretary of State under Washington
Secretary of the Treasury under Washington
A group of advisers to the president.
George Washington
1st POTUS, no party affiliation
Thomas Jefferson
Secretary of State under Washington
History of Law in the United States
Hammurabi's Code
Magna Carta
Stare decisis
English Bill of Rights
Hammurabi, the ruler of the Babylonian Empire from 1792-50 B.…
Limited the powers of the monarchy and secured the rights of…
To stand on decided cases
"An Act Declaring the Rights and Liberties of the Subject and…
Hammurabi's Code
Hammurabi, the ruler of the Babylonian Empire from 1792-50 B.…
Magna Carta
Limited the powers of the monarchy and secured the rights of…
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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
69 terms
United States History
Where was the Inca Empire located?
What diseases aided the decline of the…
What Spanish conquistador conquered th…
What is astrolabe (ˈastrəˌlāb)?
Advanced and wealthy civilization.... Centered in the Andes Moun…
Smallpox
1533; Francisco Pizzaro
Instrument that enabled navigators to calculate their latitud…
Where was the Inca Empire located?
Advanced and wealthy civilization.... Centered in the Andes Moun…
What diseases aided the decline of the…
Smallpox
70 terms
United States History Exam
Federalism
Federalist Papers
Federalist Leaders
Democratic Republican Leaders
A System of Government that divides powers between centralize…
A Series of anonymously published essays published in Newspap…
John Jay, James Madison, Alexander Hamilton & John Marshal -…
Thomas Jefferson
Federalism
A System of Government that divides powers between centralize…
Federalist Papers
A Series of anonymously published essays published in Newspap…
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