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Famous People in US History
Thomas Jefferson
George Washington
Abraham Lincoln
James Madison
the primary writer of the Declaration of Independence
first President of the United States
president during the American Civil War; wrote the Emancipati…
One of the co-authors of the Federalist Papers and came up wi…
Thomas Jefferson
the primary writer of the Declaration of Independence
George Washington
first President of the United States
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FAMOUS PEOPLE IN AP WORLD HISTORY
Homer
Aesop
Sophocles
Euripides
ancient Greek epic poet who is believed to have written the I…
Greek author of fables
Greek writer of tragedies
Wrote many famous Greek tragedies
Homer
ancient Greek epic poet who is believed to have written the I…
Aesop
Greek author of fables
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AP US History Famous People List Unit 1
Robert de la Salle
Ferdinand of Aragon
Isabella of Castile
Moctezuma
French explorer best known for leading an excursion down the…
King of Spain who helped the Iberian peninsula become free of…
Married to Ferdinand of Aragon and agreed to sponsor Christop…
Leader of the Aztecs and commander of the army
Robert de la Salle
French explorer best known for leading an excursion down the…
Ferdinand of Aragon
King of Spain who helped the Iberian peninsula become free of…
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US History Famous People
Samuel Adams
Abigail Adams
John Adams
Wentsworth Cheswell
Leader of the Boston Sons of Liberty; urged colonists to resi…
Married to John Adams, she took detailed notes about what the…
Lawyer who represented the British soldiers involved in the B…
A slave who was a spy for Marquis de Lafayette. After the war…
Samuel Adams
Leader of the Boston Sons of Liberty; urged colonists to resi…
Abigail Adams
Married to John Adams, she took detailed notes about what the…
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US History Famous People
GI
Omar Bradley
Dwight Eisenhower
Douglas MacArthur
soldiers of the United States Army and airmen of the United S…
was a senior officer of the United States Army who saw distin…
was a five-star general in the United States Army during Worl…
an American five-star general and Field Marshal of the Philip…
GI
soldiers of the United States Army and airmen of the United S…
Omar Bradley
was a senior officer of the United States Army who saw distin…
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Famous people (US History)
John Smith
Matthew Perry
John Cabot
Francis Scott Key
Jamestown
Founded Japan
Founded Canada
Wrote Star Spangled Banner
John Smith
Jamestown
Matthew Perry
Founded Japan
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AP US History People
George Grenville
John Dickinson
Charles Townshend
Lord North
Elected as British prime minister. Created the Sugar Acts. Hi…
Conservative leader who wrote "Letters from a Farmer in Penns…
the Chancellor of the Exchequer had a large hand in creating…
Became Prime Minister in 1770, persuaded Parliament to repeal…
George Grenville
Elected as British prime minister. Created the Sugar Acts. Hi…
John Dickinson
Conservative leader who wrote "Letters from a Farmer in Penns…
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Famous People - US History II 1865 to Present
Abraham Lincoln
Robert E. Lee
Fredrick Douglas
Sitting Bull
Thought preservation of the Union was more important than pun…
Commander of the Confederate forces during the Civil War. Cal…
African American abolitionist that was educated, which made h…
An Indian leader who was opposed to westward expansion. He fo…
Abraham Lincoln
Thought preservation of the Union was more important than pun…
Robert E. Lee
Commander of the Confederate forces during the Civil War. Cal…
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US History Final Famous People
Thurgood Marshall
Joseph McCarthy
Harry Truman
Fidel Castro
First African American Supreme Court Justice
Famous anti-communist leader, witch hunt
33rd President famous for Truman Doctrine
Cuban communist leader who had strong ties with Russia
Thurgood Marshall
First African American Supreme Court Justice
Joseph McCarthy
Famous anti-communist leader, witch hunt
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AP US History Chapter 2 Key people
Philip II
Francis Drake
Opechancanough
Lord Baltimore
(1527-1598) King of Spain from 1556 to 1598. Absolute monarch…
famous English "Sea Dog"; first to circumnavigate the globe;
Powhatan's brother who became the head of the native confeder…
Founded the colony of Maryland and offered religious freedom…
Philip II
(1527-1598) King of Spain from 1556 to 1598. Absolute monarch…
Francis Drake
famous English "Sea Dog"; first to circumnavigate the globe;
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AP US History Chapter 22 People
A. Mitchell Palmer
Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti
Leo Frank
Zora Neale Hurston
Attorney General who rounded up many suspects who were though…
Italian anarchists convicted and executed for murder despite…
He was a Jewish superintendent of a company that was charged…
African American writer and folklore scholar who played a key…
A. Mitchell Palmer
Attorney General who rounded up many suspects who were though…
Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti
Italian anarchists convicted and executed for murder despite…
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AP US History Chapter 21 People
Theodore Roosevelt
Alfred Mahan
Queen Liliuokalani
Emilio Aguinaldo
1858-1919. 26th President. Increased size of Navy, "Great Whi…
American Naval officer and historian. He is most famous for h…
Hawaiian Ruler, who called for new constitution to increase t…
Leader of the Filipino independence movement against Spain (1…
Theodore Roosevelt
1858-1919. 26th President. Increased size of Navy, "Great Whi…
Alfred Mahan
American Naval officer and historian. He is most famous for h…
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AP US History Chapter 20 People
Mary E. Lease
William Jennings Bryan
Theodore Roosevelt
Robert La Follette
An advocate of the suffrage movement as well as temperance bu…
Democratic presidential nominee in 1896, gave "Cross of Gold"…
26th president, known for: conservationism, trust-busting,, s…
The Progressive governor of Wisconsin who introduced his stat…
Mary E. Lease
An advocate of the suffrage movement as well as temperance bu…
William Jennings Bryan
Democratic presidential nominee in 1896, gave "Cross of Gold"…
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Famous People Quiz- US History
Omar Bradley
Dwight Eisenhower
Douglas MacArthur
George Marshall
A general of the twentieth century. Bradley commanded the Uni…
(FDR) United States general who supervised the invasion of No…
Commanded Allied troops in the Pacific during World War II. H…
U.S. Secretary of State under President Harry S. Truman who b…
Omar Bradley
A general of the twentieth century. Bradley commanded the Uni…
Dwight Eisenhower
(FDR) United States general who supervised the invasion of No…
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AP US History Chapter 16 Key People
William Seward
Emmeline Wells
John Wesley Powell
Chief Joseph
Secretary of state from 1861 to 1869 under Lincoln and Johnso…
Women's right advocate. Served as president of Mormon church.
Explorer and geologist who warned that traditional agricultur…
Leader of the Nez Perce nation who tried to help them escape…
William Seward
Secretary of state from 1861 to 1869 under Lincoln and Johnso…
Emmeline Wells
Women's right advocate. Served as president of Mormon church.
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AP US History - People
Anne Hutchinson
Benjamin Franklin
Congregationalists
George Whitefield
American colonist (born in England) who was banished from Bos…
printer whose success as an author led him to take up politics
The more extreme Puritans who believed every congregation oug…
Credited with starting the Great Awakening, also a leader of…
Anne Hutchinson
American colonist (born in England) who was banished from Bos…
Benjamin Franklin
printer whose success as an author led him to take up politics
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AP US History Vocabulary/People Period 9
Ronald Reagan
Mikhail Gorbachev
Sandra Day O'Connor
Jesse Jackson
first elected president in 1980 and elected again in 1984. He…
Soviet statesman whose foreign policy brought an end to the C…
first woman supreme court justice. appointed by Reagan
an African-American candidate for the Democratic ticket, camp…
Ronald Reagan
first elected president in 1980 and elected again in 1984. He…
Mikhail Gorbachev
Soviet statesman whose foreign policy brought an end to the C…
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AP US History - People
Anne Hutchinson
Benjamin Franklin
Congregationalists
George Whitefield
American colonist (born in England) who was banished from Bos…
printer whose success as an author led him to take up politics
The more extreme Puritans who believed every congregation oug…
Credited with starting the Great Awakening, also a leader of…
Anne Hutchinson
American colonist (born in England) who was banished from Bos…
Benjamin Franklin
printer whose success as an author led him to take up politics
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AP US History Chapter 2 Vocabulary and People
Protestant Reformation
Roanoke Island
Spanish Armada
Primogeniture
Movement to reform the Catholic church launched in Germany by…
Sir Walter Raleigh's failed colonial settlement off the coast…
Spanish fleet defeated in the English Channel in 1588. The de…
Legal principle that the oldest son inherits all family prope…
Protestant Reformation
Movement to reform the Catholic church launched in Germany by…
Roanoke Island
Sir Walter Raleigh's failed colonial settlement off the coast…
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AP US History Chapter 17 Key People
Andrew Carnegie
Gustavus Swift
John D. Rockefeller
Henry George
A Scottish-born American industrialist and philanthropist who…
In the 1800s he enlarged fresh meat markets through branch sl…
Was an American industrialist and philanthropist. Revolutioni…
He wrote Progress and Poverty in 1879, which made him famous…
Andrew Carnegie
A Scottish-born American industrialist and philanthropist who…
Gustavus Swift
In the 1800s he enlarged fresh meat markets through branch sl…
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AP US history PEOPLE
Chester Arthur
James Garfield
Charles Guiteau
Ulysses S. Grant
VP in Stalwart who became Pres. in 1881-Foppish Dandy
President assassinated, assassin wanted job as an ambassador.
assassinated Garfield
Pres 1869-1877, poor president, Union General
Chester Arthur
VP in Stalwart who became Pres. in 1881-Foppish Dandy
James Garfield
President assassinated, assassin wanted job as an ambassador.
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AP US History - People
Anne Hutchinson
Benjamin Franklin
Congregationalists
George Whitefield
American colonist (born in England) who was banished from Bos…
printer whose success as an author led him to take up politics
The more extreme Puritans who believed every congregation oug…
Credited with starting the Great Awakening, also a leader of…
Anne Hutchinson
American colonist (born in England) who was banished from Bos…
Benjamin Franklin
printer whose success as an author led him to take up politics
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AP US History - Famous American Authors
James Fennimore Cooper
Washington Irving
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Henry David Thoreau
First great American author; wrote in the early 19th century;…
Another famous American author writing in early 19th century;…
Transcendentalist essayist and philosopher from New England;…
Follower of Emerson and a believer in the power of the indivi…
James Fennimore Cooper
First great American author; wrote in the early 19th century;…
Washington Irving
Another famous American author writing in early 19th century;…
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AP US History - Famous American Artists
John White
Paul Revere
John Trumbul
Frederic Edwin Church
Leader of the lost colony of Roanoke; his pictures of Native…
One of the Sons of Liberty; published a rabble-rousing but hi…
First great American nationalist painter; painted battle scen…
Famous painter of the mid-19th century; part of the Hudson Ri…
John White
Leader of the lost colony of Roanoke; his pictures of Native…
Paul Revere
One of the Sons of Liberty; published a rabble-rousing but hi…
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AP US History Key People Chapter 10
Martin Van Buren
John Quincy Adams
Francis Preston Blair
Amos Kendall
Chief architect of the emerging system of party government
He was the sixth president of the United States; Andrew Jacks…
Jackson's Kitchen cabinet; editor of the Washington Globe
Part of Andrew Jackson's kitchen cabinet; Jackson's speech wr…
Martin Van Buren
Chief architect of the emerging system of party government
John Quincy Adams
He was the sixth president of the United States; Andrew Jacks…
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European History AP Studies: FAMOUS PEOPLE (Chapter 16)
Albert Einstein
Arthur de Gobineau
Aguste Comte
Carl Jung
(1879-1955)... 1905- published his first epoch- making paper on…
Enunciated first important theory of race as the major determ…
Rouseeanean social scientist... Portrayed woman as bilogically a…
student of Freud and disagreed with his emphasis on the prima…
Albert Einstein
(1879-1955)... 1905- published his first epoch- making paper on…
Arthur de Gobineau
Enunciated first important theory of race as the major determ…
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AP US History- people
Philip 11
Francis drake
Opechancanough
Lord baltimore
Ardent catholic- the most powerful ruler of Spain. He was dye…
Elizabethan "sea dog"- a rough hewn devoutly Protestant farme…
Powhatans brother and successor- 1606 he attacked some of the…
Catholic aristocrat ceilius Calvert- Baltimore granted lands…
Philip 11
Ardent catholic- the most powerful ruler of Spain. He was dye…
Francis drake
Elizabethan "sea dog"- a rough hewn devoutly Protestant farme…
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AP US History - People
Anne Hutchinson
Benjamin Franklin
Congregationalists
George Whitefield
American colonist (born in England) who was banished from Bos…
printer whose success as an author led him to take up politics
The more extreme Puritans who believed every congregation oug…
Credited with starting the Great Awakening, also a leader of…
Anne Hutchinson
American colonist (born in England) who was banished from Bos…
Benjamin Franklin
printer whose success as an author led him to take up politics
AP US History - People
John Brown
William Jennings Bryan
James Buchanan
John C. Calhoun
abolitionist who was hanged after leading an unsuccessful rai…
United States lawyer and politician who advocated free silver…
The 15th President of the United States (1857-1861). He tried…
South Carolina Senator - advocate for state's rights, limited…
John Brown
abolitionist who was hanged after leading an unsuccessful rai…
William Jennings Bryan
United States lawyer and politician who advocated free silver…
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A.P. US History Famous People
Frederick Douglass
Sorjourner Truth
Catherine Beecher
Henry David Thoureau
Former slave from Maryland, escaped slavery and went to becom…
Was born into slavery in New York, and she then in 1826 escap…
Writer, and educator, she fought for women to obtain education.
Basically a hippie, he opposed the modernism that was occurri…
Frederick Douglass
Former slave from Maryland, escaped slavery and went to becom…
Sorjourner Truth
Was born into slavery in New York, and she then in 1826 escap…
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Amsco AP US History Chapter 5 People
Patrick Henry
Samuel Adams
John Adams
George Washington
Radical from Virginia; delegate at Continental Congress. "Giv…
Radical from Massachusetts; delegate at Continental Congress;…
Radical from Massachusetts; delegate at Continental Congress;…
Moderate from Virginia; delegate at Continental Congress; pos…
Patrick Henry
Radical from Virginia; delegate at Continental Congress. "Giv…
Samuel Adams
Radical from Massachusetts; delegate at Continental Congress;…
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AP US History - People
Anne Hutchinson
Benjamin Franklin
Congregationalists
George Whitefield
American colonist (born in England) who was banished from Bos…
printer whose success as an author led him to take up politics
The more extreme Puritans who believed every congregation oug…
Credited with starting the Great Awakening, also a leader of…
Anne Hutchinson
American colonist (born in England) who was banished from Bos…
Benjamin Franklin
printer whose success as an author led him to take up politics
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AP US History - People
Anne Hutchinson
Benjamin Franklin
Congregationalists
George Whitefield
American colonist (born in England) who was banished from Bos…
printer whose success as an author led him to take up politics
The more extreme Puritans who believed every congregation oug…
Credited with starting the Great Awakening, also a leader of…
Anne Hutchinson
American colonist (born in England) who was banished from Bos…
Benjamin Franklin
printer whose success as an author led him to take up politics
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AP US History People
Alexander Graham Bell
Andrew Johnson
Ben Franklin
Booker Washington
invented telephone 1876
Abraham Lincolns VP in 1864, one of two presidents to be impe…
lightning rod, spectacles, writer, foreign diplomat
Freed slave known for "Atlanta compromise" speech, believed e…
Alexander Graham Bell
invented telephone 1876
Andrew Johnson
Abraham Lincolns VP in 1864, one of two presidents to be impe…
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AP US History- people
Pedro Alvares Cabral
Moctezuma
Hernan Cortes
Christopher Columbus
1500 Portuguese commander- surprised to see land lo up in the…
Tenochtilan ruler 1519- received Cortes with great ceremony s…
1519- led and army of 600 men to the yucatan peninsula gather…
Mariner from genoa 1492- believed that the Atlantic Ocean was…
Pedro Alvares Cabral
1500 Portuguese commander- surprised to see land lo up in the…
Moctezuma
Tenochtilan ruler 1519- received Cortes with great ceremony s…
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Ap US History people
Negotiated a Treaty of Alliance during…
Chairman of the Constitutional Convent…
Father of the Constitution.
Author of the Virginia Declaration of…
Benjamin Franklin
George Washington
James Madison
Thomas Jefferson
Negotiated a Treaty of Alliance during…
Benjamin Franklin
Chairman of the Constitutional Convent…
George Washington
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People for AP US History
Rachel Carson
Cesar Chavez
Father Charles Coughlin
Eugene Debs
Writer, scientist, and environmentalist who wrote Silent Spri…
Latino leader of California farm workers from 1962 until his…
Roman Catholic priest who attacked FDR and his New Deal progr…
Union organizer and Socialist presidential candidate in every…
Rachel Carson
Writer, scientist, and environmentalist who wrote Silent Spri…
Cesar Chavez
Latino leader of California farm workers from 1962 until his…
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Key People AP US History
George Washington
Thomas Jefferson
Andrew Jackson
Abraham Lincoln
1789-1797
1801-1809
1829-1837
1861-1865
George Washington
1789-1797
Thomas Jefferson
1801-1809
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AP US History Vocabulary/People Period 9 King
Ronald Reagan
Mikhail Gorbachev
Sandra Day O'Connor
Jesse Jackson
He ran on a campaign based on the common man and "populist" i…
Soviet statesman whose foreign policy brought an end to the C…
first woman supreme court justice. appointed by Reagan
an African-American candidate for the Democratic ticket, camp…
Ronald Reagan
He ran on a campaign based on the common man and "populist" i…
Mikhail Gorbachev
Soviet statesman whose foreign policy brought an end to the C…
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AP US HISTORY IMPORTANT PEOPLE
John Smith
Pocahontas
John Winthrop
James 1, Charles 1
introduced work ethic to Jamestown colony, sanitation, diplom…
key to English-Native American relationship, dies in England…
Calvinist, devised concept of "city on a hill" ("A Model of C…
reluctant to give colonists their own government, preferred t…
John Smith
introduced work ethic to Jamestown colony, sanitation, diplom…
Pocahontas
key to English-Native American relationship, dies in England…
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AP US History Chapter 16 Key People
William Seward
Emmeline Wells
John Wesley Powell
Chief Joseph
Secretary of state from 1861 to 1869 under Lincoln and Johnso…
Women's right advocate. Served as president of Mormon church.
Explorer and geologist who warned that traditional agricultur…
Leader of the Nez Perce nation who tried to help them escape…
William Seward
Secretary of state from 1861 to 1869 under Lincoln and Johnso…
Emmeline Wells
Women's right advocate. Served as president of Mormon church.
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AP US History Ch. 19 People
Scott Joplin
Tom Johnson
Jacob Riis
Jane Addams
American pianist and composer of Ragtime, which is the musica…
A successful civic reformer, Mayor of Cleveland from 1901 to…
A Danish immigrant, he became a reporter who pointed out the…
Prominent social reformer who was responsible for creating th…
Scott Joplin
American pianist and composer of Ragtime, which is the musica…
Tom Johnson
A successful civic reformer, Mayor of Cleveland from 1901 to…
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AP US Vocabulary/People
land bridge
nation states
joint stock companies
mound builders
a strip of land connecting two continents
a politically independent state whose people have a common cu…
Businesses owned by shareholders that invested in exploration…
Native American groups who built earthen mounds
land bridge
a strip of land connecting two continents
nation states
a politically independent state whose people have a common cu…
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AP US History Chapter 16 Key People
William Seward
Emmeline Wells
John Wesley Powell
Chief Joseph
Secretary of state from 1861 to 1869 under Lincoln and Johnso…
Women's right advocate. Served as president of Mormon church.
Explorer and geologist who warned that traditional agricultur…
Leader of the Nez Perce nation who tried to help them escape…
William Seward
Secretary of state from 1861 to 1869 under Lincoln and Johnso…
Emmeline Wells
Women's right advocate. Served as president of Mormon church.
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AP US History Chapter 10 Vocabulary and Important People
Bill of Rights
Judiciary Act of 1789
funding at par
assumption
First 10 amendments of the constitution, secure key rights fo…
Organized the federal legal system, established the Supreme C…
Payment of debts, such as government bonds, at face value. In…
Transfer of debt from one party to another. In order to stren…
Bill of Rights
First 10 amendments of the constitution, secure key rights fo…
Judiciary Act of 1789
Organized the federal legal system, established the Supreme C…
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AP US History Chapter 2 Key people
Philip II
Francis Drake
Opechancanough
Lord Baltimore
(1527-1598) King of Spain from 1556 to 1598. Absolute monarch…
famous English "Sea Dog"; first to circumnavigate the globe;
Powhatan's brother who became the head of the native confeder…
Founded the colony of Maryland and offered religious freedom…
Philip II
(1527-1598) King of Spain from 1556 to 1598. Absolute monarch…
Francis Drake
famous English "Sea Dog"; first to circumnavigate the globe;
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AP US History Chapter 4 Vocabulary and Important People
Indentured servants
Headright system
Bacon's Rebellion
Royal African Company
Migrants who, in exchange for transatlantic passage, bound th…
Employed in the tobacco colonies to encourage the importation…
Uprising of Virginia backcountry farmers and indentured serva…
English joint-stock company that enjoyed a state-granted mono…
Indentured servants
Migrants who, in exchange for transatlantic passage, bound th…
Headright system
Employed in the tobacco colonies to encourage the importation…
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AP US History Chapter 5 Vocabulary and Important People
Paxton Boys
Regulator movement
Triangular trade
Molasses Act
Armed march on Philadelphia by Scotts-Irish frontiersmen in p…
Eventually violent uprising of backcountry settlers in North…
Exchange of rum, slaves, and molasses between the North Ameri…
Tax on imported molasses passed by Parliament in an effort to…
Paxton Boys
Armed march on Philadelphia by Scotts-Irish frontiersmen in p…
Regulator movement
Eventually violent uprising of backcountry settlers in North…
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AP US history chapter 2&3 vocab & key people
Protestant reformation
Roanoke Island
Spanish Armada
primogeniture
movement to reform the catholic church launched by Martin Lut…
Island colony founded by Sir Walter Raleigh that mysteriously…
spanish fleet defeated in the english channel in 1588. it mar…
laws that state only the eldest sons we eligible to inherit l…
Protestant reformation
movement to reform the catholic church launched by Martin Lut…
Roanoke Island
Island colony founded by Sir Walter Raleigh that mysteriously…
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Ap us history terms and people
Pre-columbian era
Bering strait
Mesoamerica
Pueblo people
The time before christopher columbus's arrival
The land bridge from Russia to america that allowed people to…
The are that will eventually have become the united states
Native americans who lived in the desert in the southwest and…
Pre-columbian era
The time before christopher columbus's arrival
Bering strait
The land bridge from Russia to america that allowed people to…
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