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US History Chapter 1
Christopher Columbus
Jamestown
Joint Stock Company
Pilgrims
An explorer who "discovered" the new world in 1492 and he was…
The first lasting English settlement in Virginia that prosper…
A group of private investors who put their money together to…
A group of separatists who landed in Cape Cod to try and esta…
Christopher Columbus
An explorer who "discovered" the new world in 1492 and he was…
Jamestown
The first lasting English settlement in Virginia that prosper…
10 terms
US Government Chapter 1
government
public policy
legislative power
executive power
A group of people who keep law and order and make laws.
A specific course of action taken by government to achieve a…
The power to make laws
the power to execute, enforce, and administer laws
government
A group of people who keep law and order and make laws.
public policy
A specific course of action taken by government to achieve a…
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US History: Chapter 1
nomad
glacier
civilization
colony
wandering from place to place
A large mass of moving ice and snow on land
A society with cities, a central government, job specializati…
A settlement ruled by another country.
nomad
wandering from place to place
glacier
A large mass of moving ice and snow on land
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US government Chapter 1
government
power
policy
state
(government) the system or form by which a community or other…
government's authority and ability to get things done
any decision made by government in pursuit of a particular goal
a political unit with the power to make and enforce laws over…
government
(government) the system or form by which a community or other…
power
government's authority and ability to get things done
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English For Us Chapter 1
news
How are you doing?
great
happen
uutiset
Miten menee?
mahtava, mahtavasti
tapahtua
news
uutiset
How are you doing?
Miten menee?
10 terms
US Government Chapter 1
government
public policy
legislative power
executive power
A group of people who keep law and order and make laws.
A specific course of action taken by government to achieve a…
The power to make laws
the power to execute, enforce, and administer laws
government
A group of people who keep law and order and make laws.
public policy
A specific course of action taken by government to achieve a…
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US History - Chapter 1 - Vocabulary
economic problem (pg. 1)
peoples rights (pg. 2)
accommodate (pg. 7)
dominate (pg. 6)
difficulty getting and keeping things that people want and ne…
a guarantee of certain freedoms (such as religious freedom, f…
when people or groups of people change how they think or what…
one group has control over another group (used when one group…
economic problem (pg. 1)
difficulty getting and keeping things that people want and ne…
peoples rights (pg. 2)
a guarantee of certain freedoms (such as religious freedom, f…
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US History Chapter 1
Hernando De Soto
Fransisco Coronado
Leif Erikson
Hernan Cortes
Spanish Conquistador in the American Southeast. First Europea…
Spanish Conquistador - explored the American Southwest and se…
Norse explorer who settle in North America around 1001 CE
Spanish Conquistador who took control of central Mexico and t…
Hernando De Soto
Spanish Conquistador in the American Southeast. First Europea…
Fransisco Coronado
Spanish Conquistador - explored the American Southwest and se…
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US Chapter 1 The Nation's Beginnings #1-32
clan
Middle Passage
Christopher Columbus
conquistador
extended family groups related by a common ancestor upon whic…
the forced transport of enslaved persons from Africa to the A…
Italian mariner sailing for Spain who accidentally encountere…
one of the sixteenth century Spanish soldiers who defeated th…
clan
extended family groups related by a common ancestor upon whic…
Middle Passage
the forced transport of enslaved persons from Africa to the A…
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US Government Chapter 1
Government
Public Policy
Constitution
Dictatorship
The institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
All the things the government decides to do
The body of fundamental laws setting out principles, structur…
Ultimate responsibility for the exercise of power may be held…
Government
The institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
Public Policy
All the things the government decides to do
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US History Chapter 1
conquistadores
line of demarcation
Vasco da Gama
John Cabot
leaders of Spanish conquests
imaginary line Pope Alexander VI used to divide the world in…
sailed to India and returned with spices
reached Newfoundland in search of a passage to China
conquistadores
leaders of Spanish conquests
line of demarcation
imaginary line Pope Alexander VI used to divide the world in…
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Chapter 1 US History
Matter
Element
Compound
Mixture
Matter
Element
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English for Us Chapter 1
world
nobody
blond
polar bear
maailma
ei kukaan
vaalea
jääkarhu
world
maailma
nobody
ei kukaan
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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.
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US Government Chapter 1
government
public policy
legislative power
executive power
A group of people who keep law and order and make laws.
A specific course of action taken by government to achieve a…
The power to make laws
the power to execute, enforce, and administer laws
government
A group of people who keep law and order and make laws.
public policy
A specific course of action taken by government to achieve a…
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US History - Chapter 1 - Main Ideas
Name the three basic needs:
Name examples of economic problems:
Name examples of people's rights probl…
Name the 3 effects:
food, shelter, clothing
1. debt... 2. no money to buy food ... 3. spending more than you ea…
1. not having religious freedom... 2. not having freedom of spee…
1. the problem ends... 2. the problem continues... 3. the solution…
Name the three basic needs:
food, shelter, clothing
Name examples of economic problems:
1. debt... 2. no money to buy food ... 3. spending more than you ea…
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B: US Chapter 1 The Nation's Beginnings #33-64
federalism
separation of powers
checks and balances
popular sovereignty
political system in which power is shared between the nationa…
principle by which the powers of government are divided betwe…
system in which each branch of the government has the power t…
people are the main source of the government's authority (EU…
federalism
political system in which power is shared between the nationa…
separation of powers
principle by which the powers of government are divided betwe…
15 terms
US History Chapter 1 Review
Peter Stuyvesant
Walter Raleigh
Christopher Columbus
1492
Governor of New Netherlands
Attempted to found English colonies
Sailed for Spain and discovered New World
Year of New World's discovery
Peter Stuyvesant
Governor of New Netherlands
Walter Raleigh
Attempted to found English colonies
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US Chapter 1 The Nation's Beginnings
clan
Middle Passage
Christopher Columbus
conquistador
extended family groups related by a common ancestor upon whic…
the forced transport of enslaved persons from Africa to the A…
Italian mariner sailing for Spain who accidentally encountere…
one of the sixteenth century Spanish soldiers who defeated th…
clan
extended family groups related by a common ancestor upon whic…
Middle Passage
the forced transport of enslaved persons from Africa to the A…
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AMSCO AP US History Chapter 1
corn
horses
disease
encomienda system
This was an important cultivated crop of the Mayas and the In…
Not until the 17th century the American Indians acquired thes…
When Europeans came to America they brought smallpox and meas…
King of Spain gave grants of land and natives (as slaves) to…
corn
This was an important cultivated crop of the Mayas and the In…
horses
Not until the 17th century the American Indians acquired thes…
30 terms
US History- Chapter 1 & 2
Colonization
empire
territory
conquistador
The process of expanding a country's empire, setting up colon…
group of countries or regions controlled by one ruler, govern…
area of land owned by or controlled by a government
Spanish military leader; "conqueror"
Colonization
The process of expanding a country's empire, setting up colon…
empire
group of countries or regions controlled by one ruler, govern…
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US History Chapter 1 Review
Funded the first British settlements a…
The economic theory (idea) that a nati…
First successful British colony establ…
Second successful British Colony estab…
Joint Stock Company
Mercantilism
Jamestown
Plymouth
Funded the first British settlements a…
Joint Stock Company
The economic theory (idea) that a nati…
Mercantilism
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Chapter 1 US History
What happened after the Seven Years war
Stamp Act 1765
When colonists rejected the new form o…
Organized to Resistance to British pol…
Parliament votes to increase taxation ... Burden spread to Brit…
turning point for the British colonies already angry over the…
No taxation without representation
Written - "common sense" by Thomas Paine ... Political - commit…
What happened after the Seven Years war
Parliament votes to increase taxation ... Burden spread to Brit…
Stamp Act 1765
turning point for the British colonies already angry over the…
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AMSCO AP US History Chapter 1
corn
horses
disease
encomienda system
This was an important cultivated crop of the Mayas and the In…
Not until the 17th century the American Indians acquired thes…
When Europeans came to America they brought smallpox and meas…
King of Spain gave grants of land and natives (as slaves) to…
corn
This was an important cultivated crop of the Mayas and the In…
horses
Not until the 17th century the American Indians acquired thes…
US Government Chapter 1
constitution
democracy
replublic
liberty
a written set of laws, the rules of government
government of a country by its people
a government in which power is held by representatives electe…
freedom
constitution
a written set of laws, the rules of government
democracy
government of a country by its people
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US History Chapter 1 :)
Christopher Columbus
Jamestown
Joint Stock Company
Pilgrims
An explorer who "discovered" the new world in 1492 and he was…
The first lasting English settlement in Virginia that prosper…
A group of private investors who put their money together to…
A group of separatists who landed in Cape Cod to try and esta…
Christopher Columbus
An explorer who "discovered" the new world in 1492 and he was…
Jamestown
The first lasting English settlement in Virginia that prosper…
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US History Chapter 1-AC
Event
Native American
Anthropologist
adobe
something that happens
A member of the indigenous peoples of North America
A scientist who studies human development and culture
sun dried brick used by the Pueblo Indians for building
Event
something that happens
Native American
A member of the indigenous peoples of North America
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US History Chapter 1
Nomadic
Olmec
Maya
Aztec
moving from place to place.
an ancient people of the southern east coast of Mexico who fl…
Empire of Gutemala and Yucatan Peninsula
a member of a Nahuatl-speaking people that founded the Mexica…
Nomadic
moving from place to place.
Olmec
an ancient people of the southern east coast of Mexico who fl…
90 terms
US History Chapter 1
Inca
Aztec
Maya
Olmec
Natives in Peru conquered by Fransisco Pizzaro
Natives in Central Mexico, Tenochtitlin was the capital and i…
Natives in Mesoamerica (South Mexico)
First true civilization in North America... Civilization: ... - sta…
Inca
Natives in Peru conquered by Fransisco Pizzaro
Aztec
Natives in Central Mexico, Tenochtitlin was the capital and i…
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Chapter 1 and 2 US History
Columbian Exchange
Colony
Magna Carta
Mercantilism
The transatlantic trade of crops, technology, and culture bet…
An area of land settled by immigrants who continue to be rule…
A "great charter" signed in 1215 that granted certain rights…
Economic theory that argued that a country should try to get…
Columbian Exchange
The transatlantic trade of crops, technology, and culture bet…
Colony
An area of land settled by immigrants who continue to be rule…
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US History Chapter 1
Bering Strait
Christopher Columbus
Jamestown
Plymouth Colony
land bridge -- Native Americans crossed this former land brid…
Italian navigator who discovered the New World in the service…
The first permanent English settlement in North America, foun…
A colony established by the English Pilgrims, or Seperatists,…
Bering Strait
land bridge -- Native Americans crossed this former land brid…
Christopher Columbus
Italian navigator who discovered the New World in the service…
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US History Chapter 1
Aztec
Nomadic
Kinship
Islam
Central American civilization overrun by Herman Cortez
Group of people that follow their food source for survival
Relationship between families, important in the 16th century
Muslim Religion practiced primarily in the Middle East
Aztec
Central American civilization overrun by Herman Cortez
Nomadic
Group of people that follow their food source for survival
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Chapter 1 US History
conquistador
joint-stock company
indentured servant
committee of correspondence
A Spanish conqueror of the Americas
A company made up of a group of shareholders. Each shareholde…
person who agreed to work for a colonial employer for a speci…
colonial organization organized in 1770 to spread news of Gre…
conquistador
A Spanish conqueror of the Americas
joint-stock company
A company made up of a group of shareholders. Each shareholde…
US History Chapter 1
Ice Age
glacier
migrate
theory
a long period of extreme cold
a thick sheet of ice
to move
an explanation for something
Ice Age
a long period of extreme cold
glacier
a thick sheet of ice
28 terms
Chapter 1 US History Geography
Compass Rose
Humid Subtropical
Humid Continental
Steppe
a circle showing the principle directions printed on a map or…
Humid with hot summers and mild winters. Rains year round
Four distinct seasons. (Just like Indiana)
Also known as semiarid, low annual rainfall with scrub vegeta…
Compass Rose
a circle showing the principle directions printed on a map or…
Humid Subtropical
Humid with hot summers and mild winters. Rains year round
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US History Chapter 1
Philosopher (thinker) who believed in…
The ________________ is the supreme la…
The US Constitution is (different from…
Group of investors (men with money) wh…
John Locke
US Constitution
different from
Joint Stock Company
Philosopher (thinker) who believed in…
John Locke
The ________________ is the supreme la…
US Constitution
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Us History Chapter 1
1st English settlement
Treaty Of Tordesillas
Colombian Exchange
Causes Of the Revolution War
The first colony was Jamestown in 1607 on North American soil…
(June 7, 1494), agreement between Spain and Portugal aimed at…
The Columbian Exchange refers to a period of cultural and bio…
1.Disagreements rose over the right of the British colonists…
1st English settlement
The first colony was Jamestown in 1607 on North American soil…
Treaty Of Tordesillas
(June 7, 1494), agreement between Spain and Portugal aimed at…
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BJU US History Chapter 1 Terms
Marco Polo
Compass
Astrolabe
Caravel
A famous European that visited China during the lifetime of K…
Important Innovation for the discovery of the New World: Enab…
Important Innovation for the discovery of the New World: Enab…
Important Innovation for the discovery of the New World: A Po…
Marco Polo
A famous European that visited China during the lifetime of K…
Compass
Important Innovation for the discovery of the New World: Enab…
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US History Chapter 1
3 worlds meet
When did the 1st people come to the Am…
Beringia
How do we know when an how the first A…
1. Native Americans... 2. Europeans... 3. Africans
-as long as 22,000 years ago... -came from Asia: big game hunter…
-landbridge between Russia and Alaska... -how people got to the…
-geologists have identified 2 long periods when big glaciers…
3 worlds meet
1. Native Americans... 2. Europeans... 3. Africans
When did the 1st people come to the Am…
-as long as 22,000 years ago... -came from Asia: big game hunter…
US History- Chapter 1 Terms
Nomadic
Olmec
Mayan
Aztec
moving from place to place in search of food and water
rain forests in the gulf of mexico 1200 B.C.
built a dynamic culture in Guatemala and the Yukotan peninsul…
Valley of Mexico 1200's A.D.
Nomadic
moving from place to place in search of food and water
Olmec
rain forests in the gulf of mexico 1200 B.C.
11 terms
Chapter 1: US Geography
Contiguous
Region
Population
Climate
Share a border, are touching
An area that has a common location and features.
Number of people that live in an area
Average weather over time
Contiguous
Share a border, are touching
Region
An area that has a common location and features.
66 terms
BJU US History Gr11 Chapter 1
Set originally by StephenDev
Marco Polo
Description of the world
Safety, and Cost efficiency
Set originally by StephenDev
Who explored China for twenty years?
What is the title of the travel log Marco Polo wrote that bec…
For what reasons did explorers pursued water routes to China?
Set originally by StephenDev
Set originally by StephenDev
Marco Polo
Who explored China for twenty years?
11 terms
AP US Government Chapter 1
authority
bureaucratic view
democracy
direct (participatory) democracy
The right to use power.
View that the government is dominated by appointed officials.
Rule by the many.
A government in which all or most citizens participate direct…
authority
The right to use power.
bureaucratic view
View that the government is dominated by appointed officials.
42 terms
Join Us Chapter 1
ago
agree
כל הזמן
already
לפני
להסכים
all the time
כבר
ago
לפני
agree
להסכים
43 terms
US History Chapter 1 Standard 1,2,3
Quebec
Jamestown
tobacco
Chief Powhatan
First permanent French settlement in North America, founded b…
1607, first permanent English settlement, Virginia, John Smit…
Cash crop that made a profit and saved Jamestown
"Chief-of-the-Chiefs" who lead 30 Algonquian tribes known as…
Quebec
First permanent French settlement in North America, founded b…
Jamestown
1607, first permanent English settlement, Virginia, John Smit…
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US Chapter 1
Beringia
Cahokia
Iroquois Confederacy
Columbian Exchange
The land bridge over which the first Americans crossed
An ancient settlement of native Americans, located near prese…
A powerful group of Native Americans in the eastern part of t…
An exchange of goods, ideas and skills from the Old World (Eu…
Beringia
The land bridge over which the first Americans crossed
Cahokia
An ancient settlement of native Americans, located near prese…
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US History Foundations: Chapter 1 The Founding Fathers
Thomas Jefferson
George Washington
John Hancock
John Witherspoon
1743-1826; Owner 5,000 Acre plantation (Monticello); Primary…
1732-1799. Weathly plantation owner; Commander- in-Chief of C…
1737-1793; Wealthy Merchant; participated in Boston Tea Party…
1723-1794: From New Jersey... Member of Continental Congress; He…
Thomas Jefferson
1743-1826; Owner 5,000 Acre plantation (Monticello); Primary…
George Washington
1732-1799. Weathly plantation owner; Commander- in-Chief of C…
15 terms
US1 - Chapter 1
Paleo-Indians
migrate
ice age
Bering Strait
first humans to live in the Americas
move from one place to another
a time lasting thousands of years during which the Earth was…
place where a land bridge allowed the migration of early humans
Paleo-Indians
first humans to live in the Americas
migrate
move from one place to another
43 terms
Us History Chapter 1
Nomadic
Aztec
Anasazi
Pueblo
Having no fixed home, moving from place to place according to…
A native American people that settled in the valley of Mexico…
A Native American group that lived on the mesa tops, cliffsid…
A group of native peoples >descendants of the Anasazi >inhabi…
Nomadic
Having no fixed home, moving from place to place according to…
Aztec
A native American people that settled in the valley of Mexico…
37 terms
US History Chapter 1
Christopher Columbus
Jamestown
Joint Stock Company
Pilgrims
An explorer who "discovered" the new world in 1492 and he was…
The first lasting English settlement in Virginia that prosper…
A group of private investors who put their money together to…
A group of separatists who landed in Cape Cod to try and esta…
Christopher Columbus
An explorer who "discovered" the new world in 1492 and he was…
Jamestown
The first lasting English settlement in Virginia that prosper…
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