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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…
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
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…
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…
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US HISTORY IMMIGRATION
ellis island
angel island
tuberculosis
progressive
Immigration processing center that open in New York Harbor in…
Inspection station for immigrants arriving on the West Coast…
An infectious disease that may affect almost all tissues of t…
a person who favors a political philosophy of progress and re…
ellis island
Immigration processing center that open in New York Harbor in…
angel island
Inspection station for immigrants arriving on the West Coast…
37 terms
us history EOC individuals
Mikhail Gorbachev
martin luther king
malcolm x
dwight d eisenhower
Soviet leader that saw improved relations with Reagan, instit…
Civil Rights Leader. Born in Atlanta. Developed a non-violent…
African-American advocate and leader who moved away from Mart…
leader of the Allied forces in Europe during WW2--leader of t…
Mikhail Gorbachev
Soviet leader that saw improved relations with Reagan, instit…
martin luther king
Civil Rights Leader. Born in Atlanta. Developed a non-violent…
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…
195 terms
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…
25 terms
US History Westward Expansion
Monroe Doctrine
Louisiana Purchase
Texas Annexation
Manifest Destiny
1823 - Declared that Europe should not interfere in the affai…
1803 purchase of the Louisiana territory from France. Made by…
On December 29th, 1845, Texas is annexed into the Union as th…
A belief held that US had a mission to expand from Atlantic O…
Monroe Doctrine
1823 - Declared that Europe should not interfere in the affai…
Louisiana Purchase
1803 purchase of the Louisiana territory from France. Made by…
33 terms
STAAR US History Timeline
Growth of Business
Political Machines/Corruption
Nativism
Increase Immigration from Europe
Gilded Age Late 1800's
Gilded Age Late 1800s
Gilded Age Late 1800s
Gilded Age Late 1800s
Growth of Business
Gilded Age Late 1800's
Political Machines/Corruption
Gilded Age Late 1800s
254 terms
US History STAAR EOC
Gilded Age
Technological (Second Industrial) Revo…
Laissez-Faire
Bessemer Process
1870s - 1890s; monopolies, Transcontinental railroad, Homeste…
based on steel, railroads, electricity, oil-based products
Hands off. No government intervention in business.
A process for making steel more efficiently, patented in 1856.
Gilded Age
1870s - 1890s; monopolies, Transcontinental railroad, Homeste…
Technological (Second Industrial) Revo…
based on steel, railroads, electricity, oil-based products
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US HISTORY EOC VOCABULARY
migration
democracy
indentured servants
immigrants
the movement of people from one region to another
a government in which people rule themselves
colonists who received free passage to North America in excha…
people who move to another country after leaving their homeland
migration
the movement of people from one region to another
democracy
a government in which people rule themselves
73 terms
US History
pillar
prosperity
transfixed
coax
n. a slender upright column used to support a roof
n. the state of being successsful or flourishing
v. motionless with amazement or horror
v. to try to persuade by gentle but constant asking or other…
pillar
n. a slender upright column used to support a roof
prosperity
n. the state of being successsful or flourishing
13 terms
US History - Constituional Amendments
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
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…
12 terms
US History
Henry Clay
American System
Era of Good Feelings
Missouri Compromise
American System Leader in house of reps and his system, which…
A movement spearheaded by Speaker of the House Henry Clay tha…
Monroe years, marked by spirit of nationalism, optimism and g…
An 1820 compromise, devised by Henry Clay, to admit Maine as…
Henry Clay
American System Leader in house of reps and his system, which…
American System
A movement spearheaded by Speaker of the House Henry Clay tha…
25 terms
US History
What was the name of the first settlem…
In when did JFK get assassinated?
Which state was the last to become a s…
Which president was it that had bad te…
Jamestown
November 22, 1963
Hawaii, August, 21, 1959
George Washington
What was the name of the first settlem…
Jamestown
In when did JFK get assassinated?
November 22, 1963
99 terms
Us History STAAR Review
Jamestown
Mayflower Compact
Amendments
George Washington
First successful US settlement
First US Constitution
Additions to the Constitution
First US president; Leader of the US Military during the Revo…
Jamestown
First successful US settlement
Mayflower Compact
First US Constitution
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…
9 terms
US History
draft
Thirteenth Amendment
Reconstruction
Fourteenth Amendment
the selection of men who have to serve in the military
this abolished of slavery added to the Constitution
rebuilding the south
this made blacks citizens and guaranteed them the same legal…
draft
the selection of men who have to serve in the military
Thirteenth Amendment
this abolished of slavery added to the Constitution
13 terms
us history
robber barons
immigration
nativists
Sherman antitrust act 1890
used ruthless business practices ... laissez-farire (hands off)…
banded together in ethnic neighborhoods assimilated into U.S…
believed that people in america were the natives and there sh…
outlawed business monopolies / trusts
robber barons
used ruthless business practices ... laissez-farire (hands off)…
immigration
banded together in ethnic neighborhoods assimilated into U.S…
15 terms
US History
Abraham Lincoln
John Breckinridge
Stephen Douglas
Missouri Compromise
Won the 1860 presidential election
Southern Democratic Nominee
Democratic nominee
Extend all the way to CA... Slavery illegal in North of the line…
Abraham Lincoln
Won the 1860 presidential election
John Breckinridge
Southern Democratic Nominee
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
23 terms
Presidents Us History Final
George Washington
John Adams
Thomas Jefferson
James Madison
General in revolutionary war
1st vice president
Made Louisiana purchase
President of us during war of 1812
George Washington
General in revolutionary war
John Adams
1st vice president
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
US History
Containment
East Germany
Iron Curtain
Long Telegram
American policy of resisting further expansion of communism a…
German Democratic Republic
A political barrier that isolated the peoples of Eastern Euro…
The message written by George Kennan in 1946 to Truman advisi…
Containment
American policy of resisting further expansion of communism a…
East Germany
German Democratic Republic
47 terms
US History Standard 7
Adolf Hitler
Appeasement
Joseph Stalin
Benito Mussolini
This dictator was the leader of the Nazi Party. He believed t…
Satisfying the demands of dissatisfied powers in an effort to…
Russian leader who succeeded Lenin as head of the Communist P…
Fascist dictator of Italy (1922-1943). He led Italy to conque…
Adolf Hitler
This dictator was the leader of the Nazi Party. He believed t…
Appeasement
Satisfying the demands of dissatisfied powers in an effort to…
28 terms
US History 8 Vocab
Framers
Founding Fathers
Patriotism
Colonialism
The Framers of the Constitution were delegates to the Constit…
The delegates to the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphi…
Devoted love, support, and defense of one's country; national…
The control or governing influence of a nation over a depende…
Framers
The Framers of the Constitution were delegates to the Constit…
Founding Fathers
The delegates to the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphi…
22 terms
US History 1
Electoral College
John Adams
James Madison
George Washington
Number of Votes each state can have for president. This is =…
-Alien and Sedition Acts... -Stayed neutral... -Federalist - Hamilt…
Bill of Rights... Father of the Constitution... Virginia Plan... Feder…
First President... -Set precedents that no person could serve mo…
Electoral College
Number of Votes each state can have for president. This is =…
John Adams
-Alien and Sedition Acts... -Stayed neutral... -Federalist - Hamilt…
12 terms
US History
discover
Indians
French
Dutch
discover
Indians
144 terms
US History
Columbus (Spain)
Spanish settlements
Magellan (Spain)
England
1 - Sailed W. for King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella (Spain);…
Central and S. America; ... 1565 - N. America - St. Augustine, F…
1519 - looking for S. route to Pacific onward to India; Franc…
1497 - Cabot... 1583 1nd 1585 Tries to establish colonies in New…
Columbus (Spain)
1 - Sailed W. for King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella (Spain);…
Spanish settlements
Central and S. America; ... 1565 - N. America - St. Augustine, F…
30 terms
US History
Squanto
Pocohontas
Sacagawea
Crazy Horse and Sitting Bull
Algonquian who helped early English settlers survive hard win…
Algonquian famous for liaison with John Smith's Plymouth colo…
Shosone vital role in Lewis & Clark expedition hired as guide…
led Sioux and Cheyenne troops in Battle of Little Bighorn in…
Squanto
Algonquian who helped early English settlers survive hard win…
Pocohontas
Algonquian famous for liaison with John Smith's Plymouth colo…
133 terms
Review US History GS
How did the first peoples arrive in th…
Culture
Hohokam
Ancient tribe that created irrigation…
They came across the land bridge. Siberia to Alaska
customary beliefs, social forms and material traits of a raci…
This name means vanished ones
Hohokam
How did the first peoples arrive in th…
They came across the land bridge. Siberia to Alaska
Culture
customary beliefs, social forms and material traits of a raci…
20 terms
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…
68 terms
CP US History I
Articles of Confederation
Northwest Ordinance
Preamble
United States Constitution
First American constitution of a loose confederation of state…
created policy for administering the Northwest Territories. I…
Introductory statement of the Constitutions's fundamental pur…
written to establish a stronger national government by replac…
Articles of Confederation
First American constitution of a loose confederation of state…
Northwest Ordinance
created policy for administering the Northwest Territories. I…
20 terms
US History - Colonial and Founding
Great Compromise
Articles of Condereation
New Jersey Plan
Virginia Plan
Settled the issue of representation in Congress
first weak government
supported by small states, wanted equal representation in gov…
supported by large states, wanted representation based on pop…
Great Compromise
Settled the issue of representation in Congress
Articles of Condereation
first weak government
11 terms
us history
cash crop
farmers alliance
civil rights act 1875
reservations
crops grown not for personal use but for sell
organization created by farmers to force rail roads to lower…
guaranteed black patrons the right to ride rail ways
specific areas set aside by government for Indian use
cash crop
crops grown not for personal use but for sell
farmers alliance
organization created by farmers to force rail roads to lower…
22 terms
US History
Propensity
Zenith
Urbanization
Expedition
natural tendency or ability to act in a certain way
a particular position or point, usually the high point
moving from from rural to urban
a journey for a specific purpose
Propensity
natural tendency or ability to act in a certain way
Zenith
a particular position or point, usually the high point
11 terms
US History Ch. 3
Fundamental Orders of ... Connecticut
colonists demanded more land from Nati…
was a movement f the puritans from Eng…
William Penn
A constitution that some Puritan colonists wrote to govern th…
King Philip's war erupted when
The Great Migration
Founded a colony that promised religious freedom, equality to…
Fundamental Orders of ... Connecticut
A constitution that some Puritan colonists wrote to govern th…
colonists demanded more land from Nati…
King Philip's war erupted when
15 terms
WWII - US History
Isolationism
Appeasement
Internment
Island Hopping
A policy of nonparticipation in international economic and po…
Accepting demands in order to avoid conflict
The imprisonment of Japanese Americans in special camps durin…
A military strategy used during World War II that involved se…
Isolationism
A policy of nonparticipation in international economic and po…
Appeasement
Accepting demands in order to avoid conflict
39 terms
US History
Four Horsemen
assinated
died in office
Missouri Compromise of 1820
Nickname given to 4 Supreme Court Justices who were against F…
Lincoln, Garfield, McKinley, Kennedy
Harrison, Taylor, Harding, FDR
Created balance in the Union by allowing Maine to be admitted…
Four Horsemen
Nickname given to 4 Supreme Court Justices who were against F…
assinated
Lincoln, Garfield, McKinley, Kennedy
19 terms
US History - Ch. 4
protectorate
Anglo-Saxonism
Matthew C. Perry
annexation
different than a colony because local rulers stayed in place,…
the idea that English-speaking countries were superior and wo…
Went to Japan to negotiate a trade treaty with the U.S.
when a country adds new territory
protectorate
different than a colony because local rulers stayed in place,…
Anglo-Saxonism
the idea that English-speaking countries were superior and wo…
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
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
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
98 terms
US History
Prince Henry of Portugal
The Protestant Reformation
The Federalist Paper
For a source of timber
Founded the school that advanced the science of Navigation an…
altered colonial American by compelling a variety of dissenti…
written to persuade the citizen of New York to support the ra…
The purchase of Alaska
Prince Henry of Portugal
Founded the school that advanced the science of Navigation an…
The Protestant Reformation
altered colonial American by compelling a variety of dissenti…
68 terms
US history
Lexington and Concord
Patriot
George Washington
Valley Forge
Which barrel had the shot heard around the world?
A person who did not agree with the British taxation policies…
This person was chosen by the Continental Congress to command…
Where Washington and his men spent a long winter without basi…
Lexington and Concord
Which barrel had the shot heard around the world?
Patriot
A person who did not agree with the British taxation policies…
9 terms
US History
Black Tuesday
Smoot-Hawley Tariff
Bank run
Inflation
A name given to October 29, 1929, when stock prices fell shar…
1930 - U.S. legislation that raised import duties by as much…
A situation in which many depositors simultaneously decide to…
A rise in the general level of prices in an economy.
Black Tuesday
A name given to October 29, 1929, when stock prices fell shar…
Smoot-Hawley Tariff
1930 - U.S. legislation that raised import duties by as much…
15 terms
US History
colony
indenture
lord
slave
A land ruled by another country
Colonists who received free passage to North America in excha…
a nobleman
A human being owning another human being for the purpose of l…
colony
A land ruled by another country
indenture
Colonists who received free passage to North America in excha…
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
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