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US History
Precedent
Cabinet
Tariff
Impressment
Any act, decision, or case that serves as a guide or model fo…
A group of department heads who serve as the president's chie…
A tax on imported goods
The act of seizing by force
Precedent
Any act, decision, or case that serves as a guide or model fo…
Cabinet
A group of department heads who serve as the president's chie…
495 terms
US History
Missouri Compromise
Fugitive Slave Act
Kansas-Nebraska Act
Republican Party
Congress orchestrated a two-part compromise, granting Missour…
A law passed as part of the Compromise of 1850, which provide…
The Act of Congress in 1854 annulling the Missouri Compromise…
They were founded by anti-slavery activists in 1854. Original…
Missouri Compromise
Congress orchestrated a two-part compromise, granting Missour…
Fugitive Slave Act
A law passed as part of the Compromise of 1850, which provide…
109 terms
US history
New england colonies
why did the new england colonies settle?
new england colonies economic activity:
Middle Colonies:
massachusetts, connecticut, new hampshire, rhode island
-practice religion without persecution (religion Puritans)
dependent on the ocean
New York Pennsylvania, New Jersey Delaware
New england colonies
massachusetts, connecticut, new hampshire, rhode island
why did the new england colonies settle?
-practice religion without persecution (religion Puritans)
44 terms
US History
Democracy
House of Burgesses... Mayflower Compact
Reasons for American Revolution
Mercantilism
People Power - Elected representatives... System of Government
Early form of Democracy
1- Separation from Home Country, people more self-sufficient…
Colonists supplied raw materials (lumber, cash crops) to home…
Democracy
People Power - Elected representatives... System of Government
House of Burgesses... Mayflower Compact
Early form of Democracy
21 terms
US HISTORY
MAYFLOWER COMPACT
VIRGINIA HOUSE OF BURGESSES
SALUTARY NEGLECT
MERCANTILISM
1620 - The first agreement for self-government in America. It…
An assembly of representatives who worked together with the g…
An English policy of not strictly enforcing laws in its colon…
An economic policy under which nations sought to increase the…
MAYFLOWER COMPACT
1620 - The first agreement for self-government in America. It…
VIRGINIA HOUSE OF BURGESSES
An assembly of representatives who worked together with the g…
25 terms
US History
Constitution
John Locke
Jean-Jacque Rousseau
Great Awakening
Document containing the system of fundamental laws of nation
Enlightenment writer who advocated for everyone to be guarant…
Argue that government should be formed by consent of the people
Period of widespread religious resurgence
Constitution
Document containing the system of fundamental laws of nation
John Locke
Enlightenment writer who advocated for everyone to be guarant…
US History
Missouri Compromise
Fugitive Slave Act
Kansas-Nebraska Act
Republican Party
Congress orchestrated a two-part compromise, granting Missour…
A law passed as part of the Compromise of 1850, which provide…
The Act of Congress in 1854 annulling the Missouri Compromise…
They were founded by anti-slavery activists in 1854. Original…
Missouri Compromise
Congress orchestrated a two-part compromise, granting Missour…
Fugitive Slave Act
A law passed as part of the Compromise of 1850, which provide…
50 terms
US History
What colony was founded in 1607?
What group settled in Plymouth, Massac…
What document was signed in 1620?
What year was Plymouth founded?
Jamestown
Pilgrims
The Mayflower Compact
1620
What colony was founded in 1607?
Jamestown
What group settled in Plymouth, Massac…
Pilgrims
35 terms
US History Chapter 2
cash crop
staple crops
tidewater
piedmont
were grown and were sold for a profit so that colonists could…
these were raw materials that had fairly large and constant m…
Where the largest Southern plantations were located, it was f…
the hilly upland region of the eastern US, located between th…
cash crop
were grown and were sold for a profit so that colonists could…
staple crops
these were raw materials that had fairly large and constant m…
495 terms
US History
Missouri Compromise
Fugitive Slave Act
Kansas-Nebraska Act
Republican Party
Congress orchestrated a two-part compromise, granting Missour…
A law passed as part of the Compromise of 1850, which provide…
The Act of Congress in 1854 annulling the Missouri Compromise…
They were founded by anti-slavery activists in 1854. Original…
Missouri Compromise
Congress orchestrated a two-part compromise, granting Missour…
Fugitive Slave Act
A law passed as part of the Compromise of 1850, which provide…
20 terms
US History ch 3
Peqout War
Metacom
King Pilip's War
Guerilla Warfare
This was an armed conflict between the Pequot tribe and an al…
his adopted English name King Philip, was a Wampanoag and the…
War between New England and the Native Americans where they u…
Hit and run tactics used by the native Americans
Peqout War
This was an armed conflict between the Pequot tribe and an al…
Metacom
his adopted English name King Philip, was a Wampanoag and the…
39 terms
US History Ch 1
Bering Strait
Ice Age
Aztecs
Mayas
36 miles (58 km) wide.
a glacial episode during a past geological period.
A Native American people who ruled Mexico and neighboring are…
A member of a Mesoamerican Indian people inhabiting southeast…
Bering Strait
36 miles (58 km) wide.
Ice Age
a glacial episode during a past geological period.
495 terms
US History
Missouri Compromise
Fugitive Slave Act
Kansas-Nebraska Act
Republican Party
Congress orchestrated a two-part compromise, granting Missour…
A law passed as part of the Compromise of 1850, which provide…
The Act of Congress in 1854 annulling the Missouri Compromise…
They were founded by anti-slavery activists in 1854. Original…
Missouri Compromise
Congress orchestrated a two-part compromise, granting Missour…
Fugitive Slave Act
A law passed as part of the Compromise of 1850, which provide…
8 terms
US History
Checks and Balances
Virginia House of Burgesses
George Washington
Marbury v. Madison
No one branch has all the power...Veto
Colonial self-rule
Two Term Limit, warned of alliances with Europe
Judicial Review
Checks and Balances
No one branch has all the power...Veto
Virginia House of Burgesses
Colonial self-rule
16 terms
US History Chapter 4
Roman Catholic Church
Protestant Church
Puritans
Separatists
The Christians who follow the rules of the Roman Church
A church which believes in the Bible, but does not follow Rome
People who believe in the pure church, and make it simple and…
Didn't want to be a part of the Church of England
Roman Catholic Church
The Christians who follow the rules of the Roman Church
Protestant Church
A church which believes in the Bible, but does not follow Rome
22 terms
US HISTORY
The King of ____________ was the one i…
The king was charging the colonists un…
There were how many colonies
The stamp act was a tax on everything…
England
taxes
13
Paper
The King of ____________ was the one i…
England
The king was charging the colonists un…
taxes
US History SOL Review
Mayflower Compact
House of Burgesses
Great Awakening
Articles of Confederation... (replaced by…
signed by 41 English colonists on the ship Mayflower on Novem…
the first legislative assembly in the American colonies. The…
evangelical and revitalization movement that swept Protestant…
1777-1781. The Articles of Confederation served as the writte…
Mayflower Compact
signed by 41 English colonists on the ship Mayflower on Novem…
House of Burgesses
the first legislative assembly in the American colonies. The…
43 terms
US History
Progressive
Prohibition
Muckraker
NWSA
Sought to improve working conditions created by industrializa…
Believed that alcohol led to many of the moral problems of so…
Journalist who wrote about the corruption in bushiness and so…
National American Women Suffrage Association
Progressive
Sought to improve working conditions created by industrializa…
Prohibition
Believed that alcohol led to many of the moral problems of so…
US History
Anti-federalist
Articles of Confederation
Bill of Rights
Federalist
This series of articles was written in 1787 urging Americans…
The first government of the United States was based on this,…
These are the first ten amendments to the US Constitution, ge…
This early American political party was founded by Alexander…
Anti-federalist
This series of articles was written in 1787 urging Americans…
Articles of Confederation
The first government of the United States was based on this,…
30 terms
US History Chapter 4
Tobacco
Virginia
John Smith
Pocahontas
a plant people smoke
a state in the USA
The hero and leader of Jamestown, saved by Pocahontas
saved John Smith
Tobacco
a plant people smoke
Virginia
a state in the USA
9 terms
US History - Colonial Time
Proclamation Line of 1763
New England Colonies
Southern Colonies
Triangular Trade
Great Britain told American settlers they cannot settle passe…
Colonies in the northeast; ... Had good harbors, a lot of fores…
Colonies in the south;... Had warm climate, fertile (good) soil…
Slaves taken from Africa --> forced into slavery in New World…
Proclamation Line of 1763
Great Britain told American settlers they cannot settle passe…
New England Colonies
Colonies in the northeast; ... Had good harbors, a lot of fores…
56 terms
US History
Manifest Destiny
American Dream
Transcontinental railroad
Pacific Railway Act
A widely held belief in the United States that American settl…
Democracy, Rights, Freedom, Liberty, Opportunity, and Equality.
The 1st railway that crosses the US. East coast to West coast.
This act provided Federal government support for the building…
Manifest Destiny
A widely held belief in the United States that American settl…
American Dream
Democracy, Rights, Freedom, Liberty, Opportunity, and Equality.
11 terms
US HISTORY
Alexander Hamilton
Thomas Jefferson
Anti-Sedition Act
Monroe Doctrine
First Secretary of Treasury and leader of the Federalists
First Secretary of State and leader of the Democratic Republi…
law which banned free speech
foreign policy to keep Europe out of the business of the West…
Alexander Hamilton
First Secretary of Treasury and leader of the Federalists
Thomas Jefferson
First Secretary of State and leader of the Democratic Republi…
284 terms
US History EOC Florida
Gilded Age
Technological (Second Industrial) Revo…
Alexander Graham Bell
Thomas Edison
1870s - 1890s; time period looked good on the outside, despit…
based on steel, railroads, electricity, oil-based products
He was an American inventor who was responsible for developin…
American inventor best known for inventing the electric light…
Gilded Age
1870s - 1890s; time period looked good on the outside, despit…
Technological (Second Industrial) Revo…
based on steel, railroads, electricity, oil-based products
105 terms
US History Key Terms
Colony
Mercantilism
Salutary Neglect
Mayflower Compact
Land controlled by a distant nation.
British colonies were moneymakers for the mother country.
Relax the enforcement of strict regulations.
Used to govern Plymouth colony. Example of democracy.
Colony
Land controlled by a distant nation.
Mercantilism
British colonies were moneymakers for the mother country.
US History
mercantilism
Principle of Effective Occupation
Terra Nulis
Isabella & Ferdinand
Colonies exist to provide home countries with raw materials (…
If you cannot defend a colony, you cannot keep it. (Related t…
The thought that any land that lies beyond the sea does not b…
Queen and King of Spain who funded Christopher Columbus' expe…
mercantilism
Colonies exist to provide home countries with raw materials (…
Principle of Effective Occupation
If you cannot defend a colony, you cannot keep it. (Related t…
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History of US: Book 7
Literacy
Assimilation
philanthropist
Niagara Movement
The ability to read or write.
Process by which people of one culture merge into and become…
A person who gives donations to a worthy cause.
Founded in 1905, a group of African Americans that called for…
Literacy
The ability to read or write.
Assimilation
Process by which people of one culture merge into and become…
Midterm Us history vocabulary
monopoly
Labor union
Strike
capitalism
the complete control of an industry by one company or person
a group of workers that tries to help its members
to refuse to work until certain demands are met
a system in which private businesses, farms, and factories co…
monopoly
the complete control of an industry by one company or person
Labor union
a group of workers that tries to help its members
45 terms
US History Chapter 5
guerrilla warfare
Pontiac
Townshend Act
The ideals of freedom and the rights t…
a type of Indian warfare used by the French when sudden surpr…
Ottawa Indian chief who waged a devastating war against Briti…
proposed direct taxes on glass, paint, paper, and tea; streng…
Patrick Henry and John Dickinson argued for this from the Gre…
guerrilla warfare
a type of Indian warfare used by the French when sudden surpr…
Pontiac
Ottawa Indian chief who waged a devastating war against Briti…
40 terms
US History Chapter 4
A wealth of natural resources, governm…
Electricity
Thomas Edison
Henry Bessemer
What factors contributed to the immense industrial boom of th…
What allowed manufacturers to build their factories away from…
Who perfected the incandescent light bulb at his research lab…
20. Who developed an efficient technique for transforming iro…
A wealth of natural resources, governm…
What factors contributed to the immense industrial boom of th…
Electricity
What allowed manufacturers to build their factories away from…
11 terms
US HISTORY GRADE 8
ARTICLES OF CONFEDERATION
DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE
Stamp Act
Sugar Act
required colonist to pay a tax on printed materials including…
George Greenville the duty on foreign molasses however (Prime…
ARTICLES OF CONFEDERATION
DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE
50 terms
US History; 50 States
Oregon
Washington
California
Idaho
Oregon
Washington
VA/US History Review
James Madison
Robert E. Lee
Compromise of 1850
Plessy v. Ferguson
Father of the Constitution; Authored the VA Plan
Confederate general of the Army of Northern Virginia
After the Mexican-American War, this made California a free s…
"Separate, but equal" does not violate the 14th Amendment
James Madison
Father of the Constitution; Authored the VA Plan
Robert E. Lee
Confederate general of the Army of Northern Virginia
109 terms
US history
New england colonies
why did the new england colonies settle?
new england colonies economic activity:
Middle Colonies:
massachusetts, connecticut, new hampshire, rhode island
-practice religion without persecution (religion Puritans)
dependent on the ocean
New York Pennsylvania, New Jersey Delaware
New england colonies
massachusetts, connecticut, new hampshire, rhode island
why did the new england colonies settle?
-practice religion without persecution (religion Puritans)
IMPORTANT US HISTORY DOCUMENTS
MAYFLOWER COMPACT
COMMON SENSE
DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE
ARTICLES OF CONFEDERATION
DIRECT DEMOCRACY; 1ST EXAMPLE OF AMERICAN SELF GOVERNMENT
OUTLINED ABUSES OF BRITISH RULE; THOMAS PAINE; SUPPORT FOR IN…
THEORY OF GOVERNMENT; LIST OF GRIEVANCES; RESOLUTION DECLARIN…
FIRST OFFICIAL CONSTITUTION; REFLECTED FEARS OF STRONG CENTRA…
MAYFLOWER COMPACT
DIRECT DEMOCRACY; 1ST EXAMPLE OF AMERICAN SELF GOVERNMENT
COMMON SENSE
OUTLINED ABUSES OF BRITISH RULE; THOMAS PAINE; SUPPORT FOR IN…
10 terms
us history
boycott
grievance
intolerable
petition
the abstain from buying or using something
a compliant or resentem
not to be accepted
something that is sought by request
boycott
the abstain from buying or using something
grievance
a compliant or resentem
13 terms
US History
1st Amendment
2nd Amendment
4th Amendment
5th Amendment
Freedom of Speech, press, assembly, religion, & petition
Right to bear arms
no illegal searches and seizures "search warrant"
"due process of law"; double jeopardy (can't be tried for the…
1st Amendment
Freedom of Speech, press, assembly, religion, & petition
2nd Amendment
Right to bear arms
18 terms
US History- Imperialism
Spanish American War
Yellow Journalism
De Lome Letter
USS Maine
War fought between the US and Spain in Cuba and the Philippin…
Is news that blurs fact from fiction. Manly used in the 1800'…
Spanish Ambassador's letter that criticized President McKinley.
U.S. Battleship that exploded in Havana Harbor in 1898; Evide…
Spanish American War
War fought between the US and Spain in Cuba and the Philippin…
Yellow Journalism
Is news that blurs fact from fiction. Manly used in the 1800'…
25 terms
US History Chapter 20
Ho Chi Minh
domino theory
South East Asia Treaty Organization (S…
Vietcong
idea that if a nation falls to communism, its closest neighbo…
defensive alliance aimed at preventing communist aggression i…
South Vietnamese communist rebels that waged a guerrilla war…
Ho Chi Minh
domino theory
idea that if a nation falls to communism, its closest neighbo…
10 terms
AP US History: Exploration
Vasco da Gama
Christopher Columbus
Henry de Soto
Ponce de Leon
Portuguese explorer. In 1497-1498 he led the first naval expe…
An Italian navigator who was funded by the Spanish Government…
First person to sail into the Miss. River in 1542
Discovered and claimed Florida (Land of the Flowers) for Spai…
Vasco da Gama
Portuguese explorer. In 1497-1498 he led the first naval expe…
Christopher Columbus
An Italian navigator who was funded by the Spanish Government…
38 terms
The Industrial Revolution-US History
2nd American Industrial Revolution
Bessemer Process
stocks
trust
A period of rapid economic growth in the use of machines in m…
A way to manufacture steel quickly and cheaply by blasting ho…
A "share" of ownership in a company. Sold by companies privat…
When one group of trustees runs more than 1 company in an ind…
2nd American Industrial Revolution
A period of rapid economic growth in the use of machines in m…
Bessemer Process
A way to manufacture steel quickly and cheaply by blasting ho…
40 terms
Q3 US History
Radio Broadcasts
Model T
Jazz Music
Ragtime
Along with motion pictures, the most important aspect of mass…
Most important car manufactured by the early Ford Motor Compa…
Musical style developed by African-Americans at the beginning…
A type of music featuring melodies with shifting accents over…
Radio Broadcasts
Along with motion pictures, the most important aspect of mass…
Model T
Most important car manufactured by the early Ford Motor Compa…
22 terms
US History SOL Review
C
D
C
A
American Indian populations were most impacted by the introdu…
Which factor was significant to cavaliers in the early coloni…
During the American Revolution, this cartoon by Benjamin Fran…
One major element of George Washington's military strategy du…
C
American Indian populations were most impacted by the introdu…
D
Which factor was significant to cavaliers in the early coloni…
43 terms
US History- Geographic Features
basin
bay
canyon
cape
a low place in the surface of the land, usually with a body o…
a body of water connected to an ocean or lake, formed by an i…
a deep valley with steep sides often carved from the earth by…
A strip of land projecting into a body of water.
basin
a low place in the surface of the land, usually with a body o…
bay
a body of water connected to an ocean or lake, formed by an i…
17 terms
US History Chapter 21
counterculture
generation gap
Beatles
commune
movement that upheld values different from those of mainstrea…
lack of understanding and communication between older and you…
small communities where people share resources
counterculture
movement that upheld values different from those of mainstrea…
generation gap
lack of understanding and communication between older and you…
33 terms
Q4 US History
United Nations
United Nations Charter
Berlin Airlift
Truman Doctrine
An international organization formed after WWII to promote in…
A document that created the United Nations after WWII. It ded…
Joint effort by the US and Britain to fly food and supplies i…
1947, President Truman's policy of providing economic and mil…
United Nations
An international organization formed after WWII to promote in…
United Nations Charter
A document that created the United Nations after WWII. It ded…
188 terms
US History EOC TERMS
the belief (theory) that it was the ri…
The Census of 1890 announced the offic…
this war between the states (CSA v. US…
railroad baron, a true symbol of the "…
Manifest Destiny
Turner's Frontier Thesis
The Civil War
Cornelius Vanderbilt
the belief (theory) that it was the ri…
Manifest Destiny
The Census of 1890 announced the offic…
Turner's Frontier Thesis
Finals US history
3 branches of the US government
Federalism
Tariff
Judicial Review
executive, legislative, judiciary
government power is divided between national (federal), state…
Tax on an imported goods
Supreme Court can declare a law passed by Congress to be unco…
3 branches of the US government
executive, legislative, judiciary
Federalism
government power is divided between national (federal), state…
US History: Separatism and Slavery
Abolistionist
Antebellum Period
Manifest Destiny
The Alamo
a movement that began in the Northeast to abolish/get rid of…
Increasing sectionalism between the North and the South
Sea to shining sea, the belief that it was right for American…
Texas was won through the battle of the Alamo
Abolistionist
a movement that began in the Northeast to abolish/get rid of…
Antebellum Period
Increasing sectionalism between the North and the South
28 terms
US History Quarter 1
Religious Freedom
England and France
The People
Enlightenment Philosophers
The reason why many of the New England colonies were establis…
The American colonists developed a new culture in the New Wor…
According to the US Constitution, the source of the governmen…
The US founding fathers were highly influenced by intellectua…
Religious Freedom
The reason why many of the New England colonies were establis…
England and France
The American colonists developed a new culture in the New Wor…
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