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Regions of the US Study Guide
Regions of the US
landforms
climate
Midwest region
Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, Southwest, West
mountains, lakes, rivers, etc..
A place's climate is based on weather averaged over a period…
A lot of the land is made up of plains.
Regions of the US
Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, Southwest, West
landforms
mountains, lakes, rivers, etc..
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US History Study Guide
Highest populated state in the South?
Least populated state in the South?
Largest city in the South? (Locate it)
Four Southern states that were part of…
Texas
Arkansas
Houston, Texas
Virginia.... North Carolina.... South Carolina.... Georgia.
Highest populated state in the South?
Texas
Least populated state in the South?
Arkansas
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US STUDIES REVIEW
Declaration of Independence
Federalism system of checks & balances
Labor Union in U. S.
Industrial Leaders
Drafted by Thomas Jefferson-June 1776 that it is independent…
A system of government in which power is divided between chec…
...
...
Declaration of Independence
Drafted by Thomas Jefferson-June 1776 that it is independent…
Federalism system of checks & balances
A system of government in which power is divided between chec…
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US studies study guide
Mercantilism
Merchants
French and Indian War
Direct Taxes
Economic system British used, colonies dependent on Mother Co…
People who owned companies, made lots of money from the system
British win, war debt results
Income, sales, a tax you can see
Mercantilism
Economic system British used, colonies dependent on Mother Co…
Merchants
People who owned companies, made lots of money from the system
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US History Study Set
Jamestown
Puritans
Tobacco
Massachusetts Charter
1st permanent English settlement in North America in 1607.
A religious group who wanted to purify the Church of England.…
Crop that saved Jamestown. Leads to slavery in the southern c…
Allowed Puritans to establish their own government in the New…
Jamestown
1st permanent English settlement in North America in 1607.
Puritans
A religious group who wanted to purify the Church of England.…
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Us studying
Daniel Boone
Pioneers
Frontier
Thomas Jefferson
Pioneer and hunter, explore west of Appalachian mountains
First group to enter or settle a region
Edge of country or settle area
Elected president in 1800. Purchased the Louisiana territory…
Daniel Boone
Pioneer and hunter, explore west of Appalachian mountains
Pioneers
First group to enter or settle a region
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US studies study guide
Imperialsim
Corollary
Dollar diplomacy
Isolationism
A policy of exstending a countries power and influence throug…
Proposition added to another as a natural consequence or effect
A form of American foreign policy to further its aims in Lati…
Policy of remaining apart from the affairs of interests of ot…
Imperialsim
A policy of exstending a countries power and influence throug…
Corollary
Proposition added to another as a natural consequence or effect
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us study
Subsistence Farming:
Cash/ Extort Cops:
Stale Crops:
Plantains:
Small, personal family farms.
Crops grown to sell (export means to send out of the country).
Crops that is continually in demand sues as west.
large areas of land which specialize in one crop for export.
Subsistence Farming:
Small, personal family farms.
Cash/ Extort Cops:
Crops grown to sell (export means to send out of the country).
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Us study
Nat Turners rebellion
Frederick Douglas
Harriet Tubman
John L O'sullivan
Put fear into southerners
Editor of the north star
Assisted fugitive slaves to escape
Manifest destiny, expansion in the west
Nat Turners rebellion
Put fear into southerners
Frederick Douglas
Editor of the north star
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US Studies Weekly - Week 10
Four Middle Colonies
Delaware
Poor Richard's Almanack
Freedom of the Press
New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware
Colony founded by the English after American Indians killed t…
a book on various subjects by Benjamin Franklin
was result of the Zenger-Cosby trial in Colonial New York
Four Middle Colonies
New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware
Delaware
Colony founded by the English after American Indians killed t…
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US Studies Weekly - Week 8
Roanoke
outnumber
Jamestown
Plymouth
lost colony where John White's family disappeared
to have more people
was the first settlement to have a representative government…
present-day Massachusetts
Roanoke
lost colony where John White's family disappeared
outnumber
to have more people
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Social Studies- US Goverment
Qualifications for US President
Veterans Affairs Department
Judicial Branch
A congressional Bill Dies if
35 years old, Natural Born Citizen; 9 years US Resident
Runs Programs for Former Soldiers and their Families for home…
Can declare that a law is Unconstitutional
President Vetoes bill and Congress does not override veto
Qualifications for US President
35 years old, Natural Born Citizen; 9 years US Resident
Veterans Affairs Department
Runs Programs for Former Soldiers and their Families for home…
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US study
In the United States, the decade of th…
In the 1920's, the depressed situation…
The economic boom and the financial sp…
Which combination of factors contribut…
increased consumer borrowing and spending
mechanization and overproduction
installment buying and an unregulated stock market
overproduction and the excessive use of credit
In the United States, the decade of th…
increased consumer borrowing and spending
In the 1920's, the depressed situation…
mechanization and overproduction
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Social Studies Unit 1: Major US Waterways
Pacific Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
Great Lakes
Gulf of Mexico
early exploration route
served as the highway for explorers, early settlers, and late…
Inland port cities grew in the Midwest along the Great Lakes.
Provided the French and Spanish with exploration routes to Me…
Pacific Ocean
early exploration route
Atlantic Ocean
served as the highway for explorers, early settlers, and late…
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Social Studies US Constitution
The Constitution
Each state
amendment
Bill of Rights
The highest law in the United States and all other laws come…
has it's own constitution.
The way the Constitution can be changed.
First ten amendments are called this
The Constitution
The highest law in the United States and all other laws come…
Each state
has it's own constitution.
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US Studies revolution war
how do u know solidarity has been achi…
Spring 1775
April 19,1775(shot heard around the wo…
what important(most known) thing did P…
they decided that an attack on one is a attack on all
men get trained to fight as malitia men. (farmers,blksmith,st…
900 redcoats head to lexington to capture leaders/someone mys…
he rode ahead and warned the cities saying "the british are c…
how do u know solidarity has been achi…
they decided that an attack on one is a attack on all
Spring 1775
men get trained to fight as malitia men. (farmers,blksmith,st…
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Social Studies: The Land Around Us
North America
location
landforms
rural
A continent where our country is located
The place where something is
A kind of land with a special shape, such as mountain, hill,…
In the country, far away from the city
North America
A continent where our country is located
location
The place where something is
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US studies Unit 3
President of the North
President of the South
Union's reason for fighting
Confederacy's reason for fighting
Abraham Lincoln
Jefferson Davis
Preserve the Union
States' rights
President of the North
Abraham Lincoln
President of the South
Jefferson Davis
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Chapter 12 US Studies
blue eagle
keynesianism
sit down strike
Charles Coughlin
businesses who followed the NRA received these signs to displ…
Government spending heavily during a recession/depression, al…
type of strike that was very effective for the UAW at General…
popular US priest who became an outspoken critic of the New D…
blue eagle
businesses who followed the NRA received these signs to displ…
keynesianism
Government spending heavily during a recession/depression, al…
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Unit 3 US Studies
New Immigrants
Steerage Class
Ellis Island
Angel Island
Many entered the US lured by the promise of a better life. So…
Many immigrants traveled in steerage, the cheapest accommodat…
When immigrants arrived they had to pass inspections at immig…
Immigrants arriving on the West Coast arrived at Angel Island…
New Immigrants
Many entered the US lured by the promise of a better life. So…
Steerage Class
Many immigrants traveled in steerage, the cheapest accommodat…
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US Constitution Study Guide
Legislative Branch
Executive Branch
Judicial Branch
Impeachment
Makes the laws
Enforces the laws
Interprets the laws
Two step process to remove a federal official:... Impeachment by…
Legislative Branch
Makes the laws
Executive Branch
Enforces the laws
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3rd Grade - Social Studies - US Government
Flag
Statue of Liberty
Uncle Sam
National Anthem
- 50 stars for the 50 states... - 13 stripes for the first 13 co…
- a gift from France... - a symbol of Freedom... - located in New Y…
- symbol of Freedom in the United States... - not a real person
- The Star Spangle Banner... - national song
Flag
- 50 stars for the 50 states... - 13 stripes for the first 13 co…
Statue of Liberty
- a gift from France... - a symbol of Freedom... - located in New Y…
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US Studies Standard 11 Vocabulary and Biographies
American Federation of Labor (AFL)
Collective Bargaining
Company Town
Haymarket Riot
Labor union that organized skilled workers in a specific trad…
Process in which employers negotiate with labor unions about…
Community whose residents rely upon one company for jobs, hou…
1886 labor-related protest in Chicago which ended in deadly v…
American Federation of Labor (AFL)
Labor union that organized skilled workers in a specific trad…
Collective Bargaining
Process in which employers negotiate with labor unions about…
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US History First Quiz Study
primary source
secondary source
imperialism
political cartoon
An original document written or physical object created durin…
Textbooks or articles where authors offer perspectives, opini…
When a stronger country takes over a weaker country or uses s…
Pictures or comics, usually related to current events, that c…
primary source
An original document written or physical object created durin…
secondary source
Textbooks or articles where authors offer perspectives, opini…
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US Studies Study Guide.
When was the 17th amendment ratified.
The national American women suffrage m…
Jacob Riis was a?
Interstate commerce act happened in?
1917
1937
photographer.
1887
When was the 17th amendment ratified.
1917
The national American women suffrage m…
1937
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US Studies: World War II
appeasement
Neutrality Acts
Cash-and-Carry Policy
Destroyers-for-Bases Deal
Giving in to an aggressor to keep peace
1939 laws designed to keep the United States out of future wars
1939. Law passed by Congress which allowed a nation at war to…
A deal where Britain received 50 older but still serviceable…
appeasement
Giving in to an aggressor to keep peace
Neutrality Acts
1939 laws designed to keep the United States out of future wars
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Global Studies US and Canada
Immigration
Sunbelt
Urbanization
Metropolitan Area
The movement of people into one country from another
Mild climate region in the souther United States
The movement of people from rural areas to cities
Region that includes a central city and its surrounding suburbs
Immigration
The movement of people into one country from another
Sunbelt
Mild climate region in the souther United States
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US Studies Vocabulary
Alexander Hamilton
Andrew Jackson
Jane Addams
Robert E. Lee
a delegate to the Constitutional Convention and major author…
the seventh President of the United States from 1829 to 1837,…
won worldwide recognition in the first third of the twentieth…
served as a military officer in the U.S. Army, a West Point c…
Alexander Hamilton
a delegate to the Constitutional Convention and major author…
Andrew Jackson
the seventh President of the United States from 1829 to 1837,…
US Studies Unit 11
Ho Chi Minh
Vietminh
Domino Theory
Dine Bien Phu
Vietnamese Communist revolutionary leader
An organization of Vietnamese communists and other nationalis…
The idea that if a nation falls under communist control, near…
Where the Vietnamese overran the French outpost
Ho Chi Minh
Vietnamese Communist revolutionary leader
Vietminh
An organization of Vietnamese communists and other nationalis…
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US Government Study Guide
Limited Govenment
Early England
The Magna Carta (The Great Charter)
The Magna Carta limited the power of K…
The idea that government is not all powerful and no one perso…
a monarchy with seemingly unlimited power
1.The first written document that limits the power of kings... 2…
1. Trial by jury ... 2.due process of law... 3.protection against t…
Limited Govenment
The idea that government is not all powerful and no one perso…
Early England
a monarchy with seemingly unlimited power
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Study Guide: US Constitution
Who was the primary author of the Decl…
What was the name of the first US Cons…
What were 3 weaknesses of the Articles…
At the constitutional convention, a pl…
James Madison
Articles of Confederation
-No Executive Branch... -No Federal Judiciary... -No Federal Taxes
the "Virginia Plan"
Who was the primary author of the Decl…
James Madison
What was the name of the first US Cons…
Articles of Confederation
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Vocabulary for US Studies
Dainel Boone
Pioneer
Frontier
Thomas jefferson
Daniel Boone was an American pioneer, explorer, woodsman, and…
a person who is among the first to explore or settle a new co…
a line or border separating two countries.
Thomas Jefferson was an American Founding Father and the prin…
Dainel Boone
Daniel Boone was an American pioneer, explorer, woodsman, and…
Pioneer
a person who is among the first to explore or settle a new co…
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Regions of the US. SOCIAL STUDIES
Southwest
Northeast
Southeast
West
Desert, dry and hot... Cacti and small plants... Grand Canyon. Gulf…
Hot summers. Cold winters... Fishing and lobster... Maple trees for…
Crops like cotton and peanuts... Everglades marsh ... Rainy but hot…
Mountains volcanoes... Large forests with many trees... Pacific Oce…
Southwest
Desert, dry and hot... Cacti and small plants... Grand Canyon. Gulf…
Northeast
Hot summers. Cold winters... Fishing and lobster... Maple trees for…
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Us studies 14
Inaugural address
The Hundred Days
Moratorium
Bank holiday
"The only thing we have to fear is fear itself"... FDR
FDR's first 100 days in office
Temporary shutdown of operations
All banks closed
Inaugural address
"The only thing we have to fear is fear itself"... FDR
The Hundred Days
FDR's first 100 days in office
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Social Studies 1: Unit 1 Lesson 4 The Government Helps Us
tax
volunteers
police officer
firefighter
money that citizens pay to the government
people that do work with no pay
people that keep us safe by making sure we follow laws
people that save us when there is a fire
tax
money that citizens pay to the government
volunteers
people that do work with no pay
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Studies Weekly: US History Week 5 - Spanish/Portuguese Explorers Vocabulary
astronomy
navigator
cartographer
circumnavigate
study of solar system
sailor or other traveler who guides ship or other vehicle
mapmaker
go all the way around Earth by ship or plane
astronomy
study of solar system
navigator
sailor or other traveler who guides ship or other vehicle
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Studies Weekly: US History Week 9 - The New England Colonies
colony
flog
state
laureate
a land or settlement owned and ruled by a different country
to beat, as a punishment
a region within a country
someone who has won an award or honor
colony
a land or settlement owned and ruled by a different country
flog
to beat, as a punishment
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Us study
What was President Truman's policy tow…
What was the Marshall Plan? Why did it…
What was the impact of the Interstate…
What were the 3 court cases of the 196…
He desegregated the armed forces in an executive order.
gave aid to war-torn European nations in order to prevent com…
It linked outlying areas to cities, in turn creating suburbs…
Mapp v. Ohio, Gideon v. Wainwright, Miranda v. Arizona
What was President Truman's policy tow…
He desegregated the armed forces in an executive order.
What was the Marshall Plan? Why did it…
gave aid to war-torn European nations in order to prevent com…
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Us studies 12
Standard of living
Surplus of crops led to ___ prices for…
The __________ defined the U.S. more t…
Buying on credit
Th material well-being of an individual or a group
Low prices for farmers
Automobile
Putting money down and paying the rest in installments... Cou…
Standard of living
Th material well-being of an individual or a group
Surplus of crops led to ___ prices for…
Low prices for farmers
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Us studies new
Annex
Not all Americans favored ___________
Imperialism
Teddy Roosevelt's policy
To add or put under the dominion of the U.S. new territories
Imperialism
The policy of establishing economic, political, and military…
"Big Stick"
Annex
To add or put under the dominion of the U.S. new territories
Not all Americans favored ___________
Imperialism
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US Studies Exam
Family Leave Act
Affirmative Action
Jean Bertrand Aristide
-battle over oil... -Iraqi forces invaded…
gave workers up to 12 weeks per year of unpaid family leave f…
giving preferntial treatment to minorities in hiring and admi…
President of Haiti in the election of 1990
Explain the Persian Gulf War...
Family Leave Act
gave workers up to 12 weeks per year of unpaid family leave f…
Affirmative Action
giving preferntial treatment to minorities in hiring and admi…
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US History Study Guide
The Iroquois Society
Jamestown
The Pilgrims
Puritan Life
1500's, New York, Iroquois, Political/ military organization/…
The investors had one goal in mind: gold. They hoped to repea…
John Winthrop was a spiritual and political leader of the Mas…
1600's, Puritans, Massachusetts,
The Iroquois Society
1500's, New York, Iroquois, Political/ military organization/…
Jamestown
The investors had one goal in mind: gold. They hoped to repea…
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unit 1 us studies
trunk lines
telegraph
Edwin Drake
Elijah McCoy
a main line of a railroad, telephone system or other network
developed by Samuel Morse as a means of communicating over wi…
used a steam engine t drill for oil near titusville
invented a lubrication cup that fed oil to different parts of…
trunk lines
a main line of a railroad, telephone system or other network
telegraph
developed by Samuel Morse as a means of communicating over wi…
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Studies Weekly: US History Week 7 - Dividing the New World Vocabulary
fertile
raw materials
laborers
agricultural
good for growing crops
natural resources such as timber
workers
having to do with farming
fertile
good for growing crops
raw materials
natural resources such as timber
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Studies Weekly: US History Week 8 - Early English Colonies
viruses
"Three Sisters"
empire
settlement
Germs that cause illnesses
Corn, beans, and squash; named for their importance to Natives
A large holding of land or power
A village built by people from another area
viruses
Germs that cause illnesses
"Three Sisters"
Corn, beans, and squash; named for their importance to Natives
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US Constitution Study Guide
Legislative Branch
Executive Branch
Judicial Branch
Amendment Process
Makes the laws
Enforces the laws
Interprets the laws
Changing the Constitution is a Two step process: ... National Pr…
Legislative Branch
Makes the laws
Executive Branch
Enforces the laws
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US Studies Exam Review
Mobilization
Homestead
Tenement
Recall
Preparation for war- both military and civilian efforts *pg 315
Land awarded by the U.S. government to settlers who would liv…
A city apartment building that is often crowded rundown renta…
A procedure that allows citizens to remove an elected officia…
Mobilization
Preparation for war- both military and civilian efforts *pg 315
Homestead
Land awarded by the U.S. government to settlers who would liv…
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US Region Study Set
Climate (Midwest)
Natural Resources (Midwest)
Landforms (Midwest)
Industries (Midwest)
Hot summers and cold winters, all 4 seasons, Great Lakes affe…
Fertile soil, wheat, corn
Plains, Great Lakes
Agriculture, manufacturing automobiles
Climate (Midwest)
Hot summers and cold winters, all 4 seasons, Great Lakes affe…
Natural Resources (Midwest)
Fertile soil, wheat, corn
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US Studies Midterm
electoral college
checks and balances
separation of power
expansionary policy
the elected representatives from each state that ultimately e…
authorities that each branch of government has to make sure t…
the responsibilities of the US government are split into 3 br…
the fed increases the rate of growth in money supply, weakens…
electoral college
the elected representatives from each state that ultimately e…
checks and balances
authorities that each branch of government has to make sure t…
US Studies Final
Gettysburg Address
13th Amendment
Freedmen's Bureau
40 acres and a mule
A speech given by Lincoln after the Battle of Gettysburg
Abolished slavery and involuntary servitude unless as punishm…
A federal agency set up to help former slaves and poor whites…
General Sherman promised freed slaves who followed his army 4…
Gettysburg Address
A speech given by Lincoln after the Battle of Gettysburg
13th Amendment
Abolished slavery and involuntary servitude unless as punishm…
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