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USHistory Chapter 3 Vocabulary
French and Indian War
Pontiac's Rebellion
Proclamation of 1763
Albany Plan of Union
1754-1763 Britain and their colonies defeated France and its…
uprising in 1763 by American Indians in the Great Lakes region
declaration by the British king ordering all colonists to rem…
Benjamin Franklin's 1754 proposal to form one government for…
French and Indian War
1754-1763 Britain and their colonies defeated France and its…
Pontiac's Rebellion
uprising in 1763 by American Indians in the Great Lakes region
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USHistory Ch.6 Vocabulary
Edwin L. Drake
Bessemer Process
Thomas Edison
Christopher Sholes
Used a steam engine to drill for oil
Cheap and efficient process for making steel in 1850
Invented light bulb and established 1st research laboratory
Invented typewriter in 1867
Edwin L. Drake
Used a steam engine to drill for oil
Bessemer Process
Cheap and efficient process for making steel in 1850
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USHistory Dupuis' Vocabulary Quizlet
turnpike
National Road
Erie Canal
Industrial Revolution
a road that one must pay to use; the money is used to pay for…
The first highway built by the federal government. Constructe…
a 363-mile-long artificial waterway connecting the Hudson Riv…
A series of improvements in industrial technology that transf…
turnpike
a road that one must pay to use; the money is used to pay for…
National Road
The first highway built by the federal government. Constructe…
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USHistory Vocabulary 2
Natural rights
Customs duty
Due process
Inflation
Belief all peiple are born possessing the right to life, libe…
A tax on imports and exports
Rules requiring courts to follow proper procedures and rules…
The loss of value of money
Natural rights
Belief all peiple are born possessing the right to life, libe…
Customs duty
A tax on imports and exports
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USHistory Vocabulary 3
Legislative branch
Executive branch
Judicial branch
Impeach
Make laws
Enforce laws
Interpret laws
To formally charge an elected official with wrongdoing
Legislative branch
Make laws
Executive branch
Enforce laws
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USHistory vocabulary 4
Cabinet
Bonds
Speculators
Aliens
Group of advisors to the president
Paper notes promising to repay money after a certain length o…
People willing to take a risk in hopes of a future financial…
People living in the country who are not citizens
Cabinet
Group of advisors to the president
Bonds
Paper notes promising to repay money after a certain length o…
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Vocabulary 1 (USHISTORY)
Nomad
Hunter-Gatherer
Olmec
maya
people who move from place to place
people who hunt animals and gather wild plants to provide for…
One of the first major American Indian societies in mesoamerica
Mesoamerican society that lived in present day Mexico from ab…
Nomad
people who move from place to place
Hunter-Gatherer
people who hunt animals and gather wild plants to provide for…
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AP USHistory M1L1 Vocabulary
Francisco Pizarro
Hernan Cortes
Bartoleme de la Casas
Jacques Cartier
European who conquered the Incas in 1532 and gained wealth fo…
Conquered the Aztec empire in 1521 and established Veracruz,…
Spanish missionary who was angry about the encomienda in Hisp…
French explorer who traveled many miles on the St. Lawrence r…
Francisco Pizarro
European who conquered the Incas in 1532 and gained wealth fo…
Hernan Cortes
Conquered the Aztec empire in 1521 and established Veracruz,…
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Reconstruction Vocabulary USHistory .3a,b,c
Civil Rights Act of 1866
Reconstruction (with a capital R)
Black Codes
Jim Crow Laws
Passed to grant equal rights to African Americans and authori…
Time period following the Civil War when the U.S. was reunite…
Laws that were passed after the Civil War to limit the freedo…
Laws that made it legal to discriminate against African Ameri…
Civil Rights Act of 1866
Passed to grant equal rights to African Americans and authori…
Reconstruction (with a capital R)
Time period following the Civil War when the U.S. was reunite…
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USHistoryHonors Chapter 8 Section 1 Vocabulary
Charles Grandison Finney
Second Great Awakening
Revival
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The most famous preacher of the era who inspired emotional fa…
Broad religious movement that swept the United States after 1…
An emotional meeting designed to awaken religious faith throu…
A New England writer who nurtured new pride in his emerging c…
Charles Grandison Finney
The most famous preacher of the era who inspired emotional fa…
Second Great Awakening
Broad religious movement that swept the United States after 1…
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USHistoryHonors Chapter 11 Vocabulary 1, 2, 3, & 4
Fort Sumter
Anaconda Plan
Bull Run
Stonewall Jackson
On an island in Charleston harbor. S1
Northern newspapers dubbed this after a snake that suffocates…
Little creek miles from the Union Capital where the Confedera…
A general who got his nickname from a phrase saying "There is…
Fort Sumter
On an island in Charleston harbor. S1
Anaconda Plan
Northern newspapers dubbed this after a snake that suffocates…
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USHistory Cha 5 Test Review
Voices Missing
Patrick Henry
George Washington
James Madison
African Americans, native Americans, women
was invited but said no because he was against the convention.
the boss lead the convention, George universally well liked a…
wrote the bill of rights that could be added to constitution…
Voices Missing
African Americans, native Americans, women
Patrick Henry
was invited but said no because he was against the convention.
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USHistory Cha 3 Test Review
Indentured
May flower compact
Staple crops
Mercantilism
These are colonists who signed a contract to work from four t…
Mayflower passengers agreed on this contract that created fai…
Theses are crops that are always needed, such as barley, whea…
This is a practice in which nations controlled trade in order…
Indentured
These are colonists who signed a contract to work from four t…
May flower compact
Mayflower passengers agreed on this contract that created fai…
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USHISTORY VOC
pilgrim
puritan
epic
chastity
n. 朝聖者; (美) 最初的移民
n. 清敎徒
n. 史詩
n. 純潔; 貞潔
pilgrim
n. 朝聖者; (美) 最初的移民
puritan
n. 清敎徒
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USHistory Cha 4 Test Review
Patriots
Loyalists
Thomas Pain
Common Sense
colonists who chose to fight for independence from Great Brit…
colonists who chose to side with the British.
author of 'common sense' and he argued that citizens, not kin…
a 47- page pamphlet that was distributed in Philadelphia in J…
Patriots
colonists who chose to fight for independence from Great Brit…
Loyalists
colonists who chose to side with the British.
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USHistory final vocab
committee of reconstruction
black codes
14 ammendment
radical reconsstruction
members of both houses of congress formed a group of 15 to dr…
laws that limited rights for non white americans
a change to the constitution that defined US citizenship and…
republicans in congress with strong abolitionist viewpoints i…
committee of reconstruction
members of both houses of congress formed a group of 15 to dr…
black codes
laws that limited rights for non white americans
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USHistory Exam Chap 2-5
Christopher Columbus
Hernando Cortes
Amerigo Vespucci
Francisco Pizarro
Italian navigator who looked for a faster water route to Asia
Conquistador who brought the Aztecs to ruin
Italian sailor who explored what is now the Americas
Conquistador who defeated the Inca
Christopher Columbus
Italian navigator who looked for a faster water route to Asia
Hernando Cortes
Conquistador who brought the Aztecs to ruin
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USHistory MUN Ch 10 and 11
Queen Liliuokalani
imperialism
three factors of American imperialism
Alfred T Mahan
ruler of Hawaii in 1893 around the time the US became interes…
policy in which stronger nations extend their economic, polit…
desire for military strength, thirst for new markets, belief…
Admiral of the US Navy who urged government officials to buil…
Queen Liliuokalani
ruler of Hawaii in 1893 around the time the US became interes…
imperialism
policy in which stronger nations extend their economic, polit…
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Reconstruction vocabulary
Reconstruction Act 1867
Radical Republicans
13th Amendment
14th Amendment
divided the South into 5 military districts/ How to readmit t…
Group of Congressmen who forced Radical Reconstruction plan o…
Abolished slavery in the USA
established citizenship to all Americans, equality under the…
Reconstruction Act 1867
divided the South into 5 military districts/ How to readmit t…
Radical Republicans
Group of Congressmen who forced Radical Reconstruction plan o…
American Revolution
John Locke
Consent of the governed
Baron de Montesquieu
Jean Jacque-Rousseau
Enlightenment philosopher, known for natural rights and right…
by John Locke, power to govern comes from the people, he used…
known for separation of powers (US borrowed from him for thre…
known for social contract (power to govern comes from people)…
John Locke
Enlightenment philosopher, known for natural rights and right…
Consent of the governed
by John Locke, power to govern comes from the people, he used…
Unit 1 Geography and Colonization
Geography
government
colony
trade
study of the lands-specifically features and people
group of people that has power to make laws and important dec…
a country or area under the full or partial control of anothe…
the act of exchanging something for something else
Geography
study of the lands-specifically features and people
government
group of people that has power to make laws and important dec…
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STAAR Review 3 - Westward Expansion 1812-1846
Mexican Cession
James Monroe
Monroe Doctrine
Mercantilism
Some of Mexico's territory was added to the U.S. after the Me…
5th president of the United States famous for the foreign pol…
Foreign policy issued in 1823 that denied the right of Europe…
A doctrine was England used trade policy and taxation to try…
Mexican Cession
Some of Mexico's territory was added to the U.S. after the Me…
James Monroe
5th president of the United States famous for the foreign pol…
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STAAR Review 8 - Compromises on Slavery
Missouri Compromise
Compromise of 1850
Dawes Act
Homestead Act
"Compromise of 1820" over the issue of slavery in Missouri. I…
..., (1) California admitted as free state, (2) territorial s…
1887 law that distributed reservation land to individual Nati…
Passed in 1862, it gave 160 acres of public land to any settl…
Missouri Compromise
"Compromise of 1820" over the issue of slavery in Missouri. I…
Compromise of 1850
..., (1) California admitted as free state, (2) territorial s…
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Chapter 10 - The Early Republic
George Washington
Cabinet
Alexander Hamilton
Hamilton's Financial Plan
Former leader of the Continental Army; The nation's first Pre…
an important precedent set by George Washington, these men we…
the nation's first Secretary of the Treasury whose 4 part eco…
1) repay revolutionary war debt 2) create a national bank 3)…
George Washington
Former leader of the Continental Army; The nation's first Pre…
Cabinet
an important precedent set by George Washington, these men we…
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Chapter 11: The Age of Jackson
Andrew Jackson
Henry Clay
Battle of New Orleans
Age of "Common Man"
(1767-1845) President from 1829-1837 republican and South Car…
Senator from Kentucky called the Great Compromiser because he…
Andrew Jackson led a battle that occurred when British troops…
Jackson's presidency where he felt that government should be…
Andrew Jackson
(1767-1845) President from 1829-1837 republican and South Car…
Henry Clay
Senator from Kentucky called the Great Compromiser because he…
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4th Gr American Revolution Vocabulary
Colonial Assembly
Taxes
Boston Tea Party
Colonist
An elected assembly that sets the laws for the colonies.
Money collected by the government from people and businesses.
Colonists protest against a British tax on tea.
People living in a distant territory.
Colonial Assembly
An elected assembly that sets the laws for the colonies.
Taxes
Money collected by the government from people and businesses.
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People of the American Revolution
Crispus Attucks
Abigail Adams
John Adams
Samuel Adams
African American who was killed in the Boston Massacre. First…
Wife of John Adams. Wrote many letters to her husband pushing…
Defended British soldiers involved Boston Massacre and helped…
Bostonian who helped organize the Sons of Liberty and the Bos…
Crispus Attucks
African American who was killed in the Boston Massacre. First…
Abigail Adams
Wife of John Adams. Wrote many letters to her husband pushing…
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New England Colonies: Important People and Vocabulary
Pilgrim
Puritans
Separatist
expel
A person who makes a journey for religious reasons
started the MASSACHUSETTS BAY COLONY so they could live accor…
Wanted a "separate" church... They wanted the freedom to worship…
To cast out or force to leave
Pilgrim
A person who makes a journey for religious reasons
Puritans
started the MASSACHUSETTS BAY COLONY so they could live accor…
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STAAR Review 1 - Colonies & Revolution (1492-1783)
Jamestown
Plymouth
Mayflower Compact
Virginia House of Burgesses
1607, first permanent English settlement, Virginia, John Smit…
(New England Colony) It was founded in 1620 by Seperatist Pil…
1620 - The first agreement for self-government in America. It…
first legislative assembly in America
Jamestown
1607, first permanent English settlement, Virginia, John Smit…
Plymouth
(New England Colony) It was founded in 1620 by Seperatist Pil…
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Chapter 6 - Life in Colonial America
New England
Triangular Trade
Mid-Atlantic Colonies (Middle Colonies)
Southern Colonies
Beginning with the Pilgrims at Plymouth and followed by the P…
A three way system of trade during 1600-1800s Africa sent sla…
Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Diversity, tole…
Colonies whose rich soil, warm weather, and long growing seas…
New England
Beginning with the Pilgrims at Plymouth and followed by the P…
Triangular Trade
A three way system of trade during 1600-1800s Africa sent sla…
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Chapter 7 Vocabulary
Jim Crow Laws
Poll Tax
Literacy Tests
Grandfather clause
Segregation laws enacted in the south after reconstruction
Sum of money to be paid before a person could vote
Reading and writing tests formerly used in some southern stat…
Law to disqualify African American voters by allowing to vote…
Jim Crow Laws
Segregation laws enacted in the south after reconstruction
Poll Tax
Sum of money to be paid before a person could vote
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STAAR Review 2 - Early Republic (1789-1812)
Anti-Federalist
Federalist
War of 1812
Popular Sovereignty
Anti-Federalists rose up as the opponents of the Constitution…
A term used to describe supporters of the Constitution during…
(JM), 1812-1815, Resulted from Britain's support of Indian ho…
Basic principle of the American system of government that ass…
Anti-Federalist
Anti-Federalists rose up as the opponents of the Constitution…
Federalist
A term used to describe supporters of the Constitution during…
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Chapter 8 Vocabulary Sections 1-3
Progressivism
Muckracker
Social Gospel
Settlement House
Movement that responded to the pressures of industrialization…
Writer who uncovers and exposes misconduct in politics and bu…
Reform movement that emerged in the late nineteenth century t…
Community center organized at the turn of the twentieth centu…
Progressivism
Movement that responded to the pressures of industrialization…
Muckracker
Writer who uncovers and exposes misconduct in politics and bu…
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World History World War 1
The assassination of Archduke Franz Fe…
Woodrow Wilson
Austria-Hungary
The Black Hand
This was the spark that started World War I. Archduke Ferdina…
This was the president who was elected in 1912, and led the U…
This Central Power empire during WWI, started the war with th…
This Serbian rebel group tassassinated Archduke Ferdinand aft…
The assassination of Archduke Franz Fe…
This was the spark that started World War I. Archduke Ferdina…
Woodrow Wilson
This was the president who was elected in 1912, and led the U…
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Chapter 9 - The Rights and Responsibilities of American Citizens
Bill of Rights
First Amendment
Freedom of Speech
Right to Petition
The first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution that guarant…
guarantees the five freedoms of - religion, free speech, free…
1st amendment right, allows for freedom of expression and spe…
citizens have the right to complain to their government about…
Bill of Rights
The first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution that guarant…
First Amendment
guarantees the five freedoms of - religion, free speech, free…
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STAAR Review 5 - Civil War and Reconstruction (1860-77)
Abraham Lincoln
Jefferson Davis
Ulysses S. Grant
Robert E. Lee
President of the United States during the Civil War. (Emancip…
President of the Confederate States of America. Inaugural add…
Commanding Union General - won major victories for the Union…
Confederate General - commander of the Norther Army of Virgin…
Abraham Lincoln
President of the United States during the Civil War. (Emancip…
Jefferson Davis
President of the Confederate States of America. Inaugural add…
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STAAR Review 6 - Key People
John Brown
John C. Calhoun
Henry Clay
Dorothea Dix
Militant abolitionist who led the raid at Harper's Ferry
Vice President of the U.S.; created a doctrine of nullificati…
Politician known as the "Great Compromiser" Created the Misso…
Reformer who fought to improve the care of the mentally ill
John Brown
Militant abolitionist who led the raid at Harper's Ferry
John C. Calhoun
Vice President of the U.S.; created a doctrine of nullificati…
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Chapter 8 Vocabulary Sections 4-5
Square Deal
Hepburn Act
Meat Inspection Act
Pure Food and Drug Act
President Theodore Roosevelt's program of reforms to keep the…
1906 law that gave the government the authority to set railro…
1906 law that allowed the federal government to inspect meat…
1906 law that allowed federal inspection of food and medicine…
Square Deal
President Theodore Roosevelt's program of reforms to keep the…
Hepburn Act
1906 law that gave the government the authority to set railro…
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STAAR Review 4 - Antebellum Era 1836-1860
Abolition Movement
Public Education
Labor Reform Movement
Women's Rights
Movement led by Fredrick Douglass and others to end slavery.
Between 1830-1850, many northern states opened free public sc…
The social/reform movement that argued for issues like higher…
A movement that argued women should have the same rights as men
Abolition Movement
Movement led by Fredrick Douglass and others to end slavery.
Public Education
Between 1830-1850, many northern states opened free public sc…
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Chapter 7 - The American Revolution: The Road to Independence
French and Indian War
Proclamation Line (1763)
King George III
Samuel Adams
(1754-1763) War fought in the colonies between the English an…
prohibited colonial settlement west of the Appalachian Mounta…
King of England during the American Revolution, highly dislik…
American Revolutionary leader and patriot, Founder of the Son…
French and Indian War
(1754-1763) War fought in the colonies between the English an…
Proclamation Line (1763)
prohibited colonial settlement west of the Appalachian Mounta…
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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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US history Ch 9 vocab
Thomas Jefferson
John Marshall
Marbury v. Madison
judicial review
He was a delegate from Virginia at the Second Continental Con…
American jurist and politician who served as the chief justic…
This case establishes the Supreme Court's power of Judicial R…
Allows the court to determine the constitutionality of laws
Thomas Jefferson
He was a delegate from Virginia at the Second Continental Con…
John Marshall
American jurist and politician who served as the chief justic…
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Texas History Final Exam (U.S. History Themes from Texas History)
Manifest Destiny
slavery
U.S. Constitution
Bill of Rights
A notion held by a nineteenth-century Americans that the Unit…
A system of enforced servitude in which some people are owned…
The document written in 1787 and ratified in 1788 that sets f…
The first ten amendments of the U.S. Constitution, containing…
Manifest Destiny
A notion held by a nineteenth-century Americans that the Unit…
slavery
A system of enforced servitude in which some people are owned…
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American Revolution
act
ally
boycott
confederation
a law which has been officially accepted by law makers such a…
when a country agrees to help or support another country in a…
to refuse to buy a product or service as a protest
a group of independent governments who are united in a common…
act
a law which has been officially accepted by law makers such a…
ally
when a country agrees to help or support another country in a…
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STAAR Vocabulary for 1st Six Weeks
Popular Sovereignty
Republicanism
Federalism
Separation of Powers
A belief that ultimate power resides in the people.
A form of government in which people elect representatives to…
A system in which power is divided between the national and s…
Constitutional division of powers among the legislative, exec…
Popular Sovereignty
A belief that ultimate power resides in the people.
Republicanism
A form of government in which people elect representatives to…
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AP US History Period 2 (1607-1754)
Jamestown
John Smith
John Rolfe
Pocohontas
1st permanent English settlement in North America in 1607.
A captain famous for world travel. As a young man, he took co…
He was one of the English settlers at Jamestown (and he marri…
An American Indian princess who saved the life of John Smith…
Jamestown
1st permanent English settlement in North America in 1607.
John Smith
A captain famous for world travel. As a young man, he took co…
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US history Ch 2 vocab
New Netherland
Peter Minuit
Indenture
Charter colony
first Dutch settlement in the New World located at the mouth…
Dutch colonist who bought Manhattan from the Native Americans…
A man who was willing to work, no matter how poor when he arr…
Colony established by a group of settlers who had been given…
New Netherland
first Dutch settlement in the New World located at the mouth…
Peter Minuit
Dutch colonist who bought Manhattan from the Native Americans…
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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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US History Regents Exam Review with pictures
self-government (or representative gov…
Proclamation Line of 1763
checks and balances
electoral college
Mayflower Compact and Virginia House of Burgesses
established the Appalachian Mountains as the western boundary…
each branch of government has power over other branches; exam…
presidential election decided by states; president can be ele…
self-government (or representative gov…
Mayflower Compact and Virginia House of Burgesses
Proclamation Line of 1763
established the Appalachian Mountains as the western boundary…
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Veronica Ch. 2 Vocab :O
Charter Colonies
Proprietary Colonies
Royal Colonies
Indenture
financed by companies as an investment and populate a region
land granted by king to a proprietor to control the land
charter granted and controlled by king
poor immigrants who paid for passage to the colonies by agree…
Charter Colonies
financed by companies as an investment and populate a region
Proprietary Colonies
land granted by king to a proprietor to control the land
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