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187 terms
US History EOC #2
Gilded Age
Laissez-Faire
Bessemer Process
Entrepreneurship
1870s - 1890s; monopolies, Transcontinental railroad, Homeste…
Hands off. No government intervention in business.
A process for making steel more efficiently, patented in 1856.
Accepting the risk of starting and running a business.
Gilded Age
1870s - 1890s; monopolies, Transcontinental railroad, Homeste…
Laissez-Faire
Hands off. No government intervention in business.
38 terms
US History Quarter 2
William Graham Sumner
Social Darwinism
Laissez-Faire
Socio-economic
He was an advocate of Social Darwinism claiming that the rich…
The application of ideas about evolution and "survival of the…
Policy that government should interfere as little as possible…
A person's position in society as determined by income, wealt…
William Graham Sumner
He was an advocate of Social Darwinism claiming that the rich…
Social Darwinism
The application of ideas about evolution and "survival of the…
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…
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US History Segment 2 Review
Conscientious Objectors
Fascism
Nazism
Benito Mussolini
A person who for reasons of conscience objects to serving in…
A system of government characterized by strict social and eco…
The body of political and economic doctrines held and put int…
Fascist dictator of Italy (1922-1943). He led Italy to conque…
Conscientious Objectors
A person who for reasons of conscience objects to serving in…
Fascism
A system of government characterized by strict social and eco…
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US History SC Standard 2
Northwest Ordinance
Louisiana Purchase
War of 1812
Andrew Jackson
defined the process by which new states could be admitted int…
territory in western United States purchased from France in 1…
A war (1812-1814) between the United States and England which…
The seventh President of the United States (1829-1837), who a…
Northwest Ordinance
defined the process by which new states could be admitted int…
Louisiana Purchase
territory in western United States purchased from France in 1…
33 terms
US History 2
barren
found
Jamestown
settle
empty, not fertile (infertile)
to start a new place or government
the first successful English colony
to move to a new place
barren
empty, not fertile (infertile)
found
to start a new place or government
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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…
20 terms
US History 2
Democracy
Mayflower Compact
American Revolution
Mercantilism
People Power - Elected representatives... System of Government
Early form of Democracy. The first governing document of Plym…
Reasons for it: ... 1- Separation from Home Country, people more…
Colonists supplied raw materials (lumber, cash crops) to home…
Democracy
People Power - Elected representatives... System of Government
Mayflower Compact
Early form of Democracy. The first governing document of Plym…
36 terms
US History Quarter 2
William Graham Sumner
Social Darwinism
Laissez-Faire
Social Gospel
He was an advocate of Social Darwinism claiming that the rich…
The application of ideas about evolution and "survival of the…
Policy that government should interfere as little as possible…
A movement in the late 1800s / early 1900s which emphasized c…
William Graham Sumner
He was an advocate of Social Darwinism claiming that the rich…
Social Darwinism
The application of ideas about evolution and "survival of the…
56 terms
US History 2 Midterm
Reconstruction
Reconstruction
Radical Republicans
Thaddeus Stevens of PA
The period during which the United States began to rebuild af…
Refers to the process the federal government used to readmit…
One of the congressional Republicans who, after the Civil War…
Leader of the Radical Republicans
Reconstruction
The period during which the United States began to rebuild af…
Reconstruction
Refers to the process the federal government used to readmit…
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2. US History - American Revolution
Enlightenment Ideas
John Locke
Declaration of Independence
Thomas Jefferson
A philosophy that says that all people have certain natural r…
A Enlightenment Philosopher who talked about the right to "li…
A list of reasons for separating from Britain by the American…
Wrote the Declaration of Independence; he was the third presi…
Enlightenment Ideas
A philosophy that says that all people have certain natural r…
John Locke
A Enlightenment Philosopher who talked about the right to "li…
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2. US History - American Revolution
Enlightenment Ideas
John Locke
Declaration of Independence
Thomas Jefferson
A philosophy that says that all people have certain natural r…
A Enlightenment Philosopher who talked about the right to "li…
A list of reasons for separating from Britain by the American…
Wrote the Declaration of Independence; he was the third presi…
Enlightenment Ideas
A philosophy that says that all people have certain natural r…
John Locke
A Enlightenment Philosopher who talked about the right to "li…
9 terms
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 Unit 2
Treaty of Paris 1763
Proclamation of 1763
Stamp Act
Intolerable Acts
Treaty between Britain, France, and Spain, which ended the Se…
A proclamation from the British government which forbade Brit…
an act passed by the British Parliment in 1756 that raised re…
in response to Boston Tea Party, 4 acts passed in 1774, Port…
Treaty of Paris 1763
Treaty between Britain, France, and Spain, which ended the Se…
Proclamation of 1763
A proclamation from the British government which forbade Brit…
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US History Ch. 2
Advantage of Viking Longships
Jacques Cartier
Columbian Exchange
Columbus' travels to the Americas crea…
More stable, stability
claimed land for France when he went to Canada
Plants and animals were transferred among Europe, Asia, Afric…
Spain and Portugal
Advantage of Viking Longships
More stable, stability
Jacques Cartier
claimed land for France when he went to Canada
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US History Unit 2 Vocabulary
Powhatan
John Smith
John Rolfe
House of Burgesses
Indian Leader, Leader of a confederacy of Algonquian tribes,…
English explorer who helped found the colony at Jamestown, Vi…
He is credited with the first successful cultivation of tobac…
the first legislative assembly in the American colonies; Burg…
Powhatan
Indian Leader, Leader of a confederacy of Algonquian tribes,…
John Smith
English explorer who helped found the colony at Jamestown, Vi…
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WW2 US HISTORY
1935 Neutrality Act
Winston Churchill
Kristallnacht
Blitzkrieg
Congress voted to stop the President from selling weapons, ma…
Leader of Britian
Thousand of Jewish synagogues, businesses, and homes never va…
Lighting war
1935 Neutrality Act
Congress voted to stop the President from selling weapons, ma…
Winston Churchill
Leader of Britian
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US History 2
Truman Doctrine
Marshall Plan
N.A.T.O.
Berlin Airlift
1947-proposed by Pres. Truman to fight the spread of Communis…
1948-proposed by Secretary of State, George C Marshall ... Plan…
1949-North Atlantic Treaty Organization formed for collective…
1948-Soviets closed all access into West Berlin (blockade) ... W…
Truman Doctrine
1947-proposed by Pres. Truman to fight the spread of Communis…
Marshall Plan
1948-proposed by Secretary of State, George C Marshall ... Plan…
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US History - Chapter 2
conquer
mission
convert
joint-stock company
to take over and control
a settlement, built by a church, from which people teach thei…
to change from one religion or belief to another
a company in which people give money to share costs
conquer
to take over and control
mission
a settlement, built by a church, from which people teach thei…
11 terms
US History Set 2
Settlers
Colonists
Region
Resources
a person who settles in an area, typically one with no or few…
a settler in or inhabitant of a colony.
an administrative district of a city or country.
a stock or supply of money, materials, staff, and other asset…
Settlers
a person who settles in an area, typically one with no or few…
Colonists
a settler in or inhabitant of a colony.
38 terms
Pre-WW2 US history
Treaty of Versailles
War Guilt Clause
November Criminals
Woodrow Wilson
June 28th, 1919. This sparked German discontent by embarrassi…
Part of the treaty that inflicted the blame upon the Germans,…
Germans felt as if the Weimar Republic government stabbed the…
This United States president sought to reduce the risk of war…
Treaty of Versailles
June 28th, 1919. This sparked German discontent by embarrassi…
War Guilt Clause
Part of the treaty that inflicted the blame upon the Germans,…
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US History Unit 2
John Locke
Thomas Paine
Thomas Jefferson
George Washington
English philosopher who advocated the idea of a "social contr…
Revolutionary leader who wrote the pamphlet Common Sense (177…
He was a delegate from Virginia at the Second Continental Con…
1st President of the United States; commander-in-chief of the…
John Locke
English philosopher who advocated the idea of a "social contr…
Thomas Paine
Revolutionary leader who wrote the pamphlet Common Sense (177…
36 terms
US HISTORY CHAPTER 2
cabinet
enumerated powers
implied powers
judicial review
a group of advisors to the president
powers listed in the Constitution as belonging to the federal…
powers not specifically listed in the Constitution but claime…
power of the Supreme Court to determine whether laws of Congr…
cabinet
a group of advisors to the president
enumerated powers
powers listed in the Constitution as belonging to the federal…
14 terms
US History Standard 1.2
Westward Movement
immigrant
Chinese Exclusion Act
Nativism
Movement to move to the west in the U.S....
a person who comes to a country where they were not born in o…
first U.S. law that excluded a minority group from entering t…
- Belief that native-born white Americans are superior to imm…
Westward Movement
Movement to move to the west in the U.S....
immigrant
a person who comes to a country where they were not born in o…
131 terms
SATP2 US History
African Americans and women have both…
After WW II the U.S. abandoned ____ to…
As the need for agricultural laborers…
Organizations that are not owned and/o…
economic
isolationism
urban areas (cities)
private
African Americans and women have both…
economic
After WW II the U.S. abandoned ____ to…
isolationism
23 terms
US History Unit 2
First Continental Congress
Sovereignty
Articles of Confederation
Constitutional Convention
In September of 1774 colonial leaders met in Philadelphia and…
Having complete authority to make decisions and act upon them
Described the former colonies a collection of sovereign state…
A meeting between American states that devised a more effecti…
First Continental Congress
In September of 1774 colonial leaders met in Philadelphia and…
Sovereignty
Having complete authority to make decisions and act upon them
34 terms
Benchmark 2, US History
1. What brought an end to Reconstructi…
2. What did the Supreme Court rule in…
3. What was the significance of Plessy…
4. What was the 13th amendment?
The Compromise of 1877
Missouri Compromise was unconstitutional
Ruled segregation was constitutional
Outlawed slavery in all states
1. What brought an end to Reconstructi…
The Compromise of 1877
2. What did the Supreme Court rule in…
Missouri Compromise was unconstitutional
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US History Unit 2: The Constitution
Delegate
Federalist
Anti-Federalist
The New Jersey Plan
A person who is authorized to act as a representative for oth…
A supporter of the Constitution that created a federal system.
Someone who opposed the Constitution and feared a supreme cen…
A plan that proposed the States would have equal representati…
Delegate
A person who is authorized to act as a representative for oth…
Federalist
A supporter of the Constitution that created a federal system.
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Benchmark 2, US History
1. What brought an end to Reconstructi…
2. What did the Supreme Court rule in…
3. What was the significance of Plessy…
4. What was the 13th amendment?
The Compromise of 1877
Missouri Compromise was unconstitutional
Ruled segregation was constitutional
Outlawed slavery in all states
1. What brought an end to Reconstructi…
The Compromise of 1877
2. What did the Supreme Court rule in…
Missouri Compromise was unconstitutional
28 terms
US History Chapter 2
conquistador (conqueror)
Hernando Cortes
New Spain
mestizo
Spanish explorer who claimed colonies for Spain lured by the…
conquistador who defeated the Aztecs
Spanish colony in the New World
a person of mixed Spanish and Native American ancestry
conquistador (conqueror)
Spanish explorer who claimed colonies for Spain lured by the…
Hernando Cortes
conquistador who defeated the Aztecs
38 terms
US History Quarter 2
William Graham Sumner
Social Darwinism
Laissez-Faire
Socio-economic
He was an advocate of Social Darwinism claiming that the rich…
What was the name of the application of ideas about evolution…
What was the name of the Policy that government should interf…
A person's position in society as determined by income, wealt…
William Graham Sumner
He was an advocate of Social Darwinism claiming that the rich…
Social Darwinism
What was the name of the application of ideas about evolution…
35 terms
US History WW2
Benito Mussolini
Adolf Hitler
Emperor Hirohito
President Roosevelt
Facist dictator of italy who tried to take over Ethiopia. He…
Dictator who was also head of Nazi Party. Believed in totalia…
Emperor who forced the Japanese government to surrender, whic…
The President of the United States during the Depression and…
Benito Mussolini
Facist dictator of italy who tried to take over Ethiopia. He…
Adolf Hitler
Dictator who was also head of Nazi Party. Believed in totalia…
17 terms
US History Chapter 2
Four Main Battles in the Revolution
What was the purpose of the Treaty of…
Who wrote "Common Sense" and Why?
Did American have foreign aid in the w…
Battle of Lexington: 1st Battle with minutemen and redcoats
Ended war and set new boundaries
Thomas Paine to support American Independence
Yes, they had foreign aid. France
Four Main Battles in the Revolution
Battle of Lexington: 1st Battle with minutemen and redcoats
What was the purpose of the Treaty of…
Ended war and set new boundaries
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Period 1/2/3 - AP US History
Columbian Exchange
John Smith
Jamestown
Joint-Stock companies
exchanges of plants, animals, diseases, and technology transf…
English explorer, soldier and writer; best known for his role…
first permanent English settlement in North America
business entity where different stocks can be bought and owne…
Columbian Exchange
exchanges of plants, animals, diseases, and technology transf…
John Smith
English explorer, soldier and writer; best known for his role…
26 terms
US History Chapter 2
antinomoianism
covenant
Henry Hudson
Ceceilius Calvert, Lord Baltimore
belief that obedience to scripture is not necessary for a rig…
agreement between God and His people
person who explored the area of New York
founder of Maryland
antinomoianism
belief that obedience to scripture is not necessary for a rig…
covenant
agreement between God and His people
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US History Connect 4 Terms Q2
Lend-Lease Act
Allies in WWII
Axis Powers in WWII
appeasement
allowed the United States to lend weapons to allies
France, Great-Britain, Russia, & United States
Germany, Italy, Japan
A policy of making concessions to an aggressor in the hopes o…
Lend-Lease Act
allowed the United States to lend weapons to allies
Allies in WWII
France, Great-Britain, Russia, & United States
18 terms
US History Chapter 2
Compass
Globe
Merchant
Mainland
device used to show direction
model of the earth
buyer and seller of goods
the main part of a continent
Compass
device used to show direction
Globe
model of the earth
38 terms
US History Quarter 2
William Graham Sumner
Social Darwinism
Laissez-Faire
Socio-economic
He was an advocate of Social Darwinism claiming that the rich…
The application of ideas about evolution and "survival of the…
Policy that government should interfere as little as possible…
A person's position in society as determined by income, wealt…
William Graham Sumner
He was an advocate of Social Darwinism claiming that the rich…
Social Darwinism
The application of ideas about evolution and "survival of the…
30 terms
US History Standard 2
invention of the cotton gin
Erie Canal
Henry Clay's American System
sectionalism
increased southern planters' reliance on slaves
linked the manufacturing of the North to the farming of the w…
protective tariffs; internal improvements; federal funding of…
loyalty to a particular region; sharp regional divisions with…
invention of the cotton gin
increased southern planters' reliance on slaves
Erie Canal
linked the manufacturing of the North to the farming of the w…
23 terms
Period 1/2/3 - AP US History
Columbian Exchange
John Smith
Jamestown
Joint-Stock companies
exchanges of plants, animals, diseases, and technology transf…
English explorer, soldier and writer; best known for his role…
first permanent English settlement in North America
business entity where different stocks can be bought and owne…
Columbian Exchange
exchanges of plants, animals, diseases, and technology transf…
John Smith
English explorer, soldier and writer; best known for his role…
20 terms
US History Vocabulary 2
Baby Boom
Balance of Payments
Balance of Power
Bear Market
The sudden rise in the birth rate after World War II that las…
Specie, credit, or exchange of goods needed by one nation to…
Policy that attempts to balance a nation's power either by al…
A period of declining prices on the stock market or any market
Baby Boom
The sudden rise in the birth rate after World War II that las…
Balance of Payments
Specie, credit, or exchange of goods needed by one nation to…
34 terms
US History Chapter 2
cabinet
Bill of Rights
judicial review
John Adams
the president's advisers - they also lead the various departm…
the 1st 10 amendments to the constitution which guard the rig…
the right of the Supreme Court to decide which laws are const…
the 2nd president (after George Washington)
cabinet
the president's advisers - they also lead the various departm…
Bill of Rights
the 1st 10 amendments to the constitution which guard the rig…
40 terms
US HIstory-2
The battle of Yorktown
Sons and Daughters of Liberty
The Second Continental Congress
Common Sense
The year 1781 found a large squadron of British troops led by…
They were the ones who were not afraid. They knew instinctive…
As the seasons changed and hostilities continued, cries for i…
Published in January 1776 in Philadelphia, nearly 120,000 cop…
The battle of Yorktown
The year 1781 found a large squadron of British troops led by…
Sons and Daughters of Liberty
They were the ones who were not afraid. They knew instinctive…
512 terms
SAT 2 US HISTORY
Regan's rise to power
Regan Revolution
Reganomics
Success of Reganomics
only in America--mediocre actor defeats incumbent Jimmy Carte…
most conservative era since 1920s... -contrast to hippies--mater…
Slumping economy when he entered office:... Anti- Robin Hood: ta…
Unsuccessful... -highest homelessness since 1965... -Recessions of…
Regan's rise to power
only in America--mediocre actor defeats incumbent Jimmy Carte…
Regan Revolution
most conservative era since 1920s... -contrast to hippies--mater…
32 terms
Chapter 2 US history
Maryland
"headrights"
Fundamental Orders of Connecticut
Thomas Hooker
colony was established as a place for persecuted Roman Cathol…
grants given to one who could pay for their own passage to Am…
First Constitution of Colonial America
founder of Connecticut
Maryland
colony was established as a place for persecuted Roman Cathol…
"headrights"
grants given to one who could pay for their own passage to Am…
13 terms
US HISTORY CREDIT 2
trust busting
Square Deal
Emancipation Proclamation
Civil War Causes
Teddy Roosevelt's campaign to break up trusts and monopolies…
Teddy Roosevelt's 1904 campaign slogan and framework for his…
Freed all enslaved people in areas that were in rebellion aga…
Causes: 1)California's admission to the Union as a free state…
trust busting
Teddy Roosevelt's campaign to break up trusts and monopolies…
Square Deal
Teddy Roosevelt's 1904 campaign slogan and framework for his…
14 terms
2. US History - American Revolution
Enlightenment Ideas
John Locke
Declaration of Independence
Thomas Jefferson
A philosophy that says that all people have certain natural r…
A Enlightenment Philosopher who talked about the right to "li…
A list of reasons for separating from Britain by the American…
Wrote the Declaration of Independence; he was the third presi…
Enlightenment Ideas
A philosophy that says that all people have certain natural r…
John Locke
A Enlightenment Philosopher who talked about the right to "li…
15 terms
US History Vocabulary #2
Mayflower Compact
New England Town Meetings
Virginia House of Burgesses
Albany Plan of Union
Agreement signed by Pilgrims before landing at Plymouth
An early example of colonial self-rule where democracy was va…
An assembly of elected representatives from Virginia which wa…
An early attempt to form a union of the colonies by Benjamin…
Mayflower Compact
Agreement signed by Pilgrims before landing at Plymouth
New England Town Meetings
An early example of colonial self-rule where democracy was va…
87 terms
1960s US History 2
Indochina
US support for France
Ho Chi Minh
Domino Theory
Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia
Vietnam was in trouble for communism; we wanted France's help…
Leader of the Indochinese Communist Party (Vietminh)
Eisenhower compared the countries on the brink of the communi…
Indochina
Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia
US support for France
Vietnam was in trouble for communism; we wanted France's help…
58 terms
US History WWII Part #2
Wolf pack
Methods used by Allies to get rid of u…
Operation Fortitude
Allies
A group of Nazi subs (U-boats)
1. Convoy... 2. Depth charges... 3. Hedgehogs... 4. Leigh Lights... 5. Ai…
Allied plan to trick the Axis about the location of the D-Day…
US, Soviet Union, United Kingdom, France, Australia
Wolf pack
A group of Nazi subs (U-boats)
Methods used by Allies to get rid of u…
1. Convoy... 2. Depth charges... 3. Hedgehogs... 4. Leigh Lights... 5. Ai…
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