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20 terms
US History Civil War
Abolitionist:
Ambush:
Armory:
Cavalry:
Someone who wishes to abolish or get rid of slavery.
To lie in wait for an unexpected attack.
A place where weapons and other military supplies are manufac…
Cavalry: A branch of the military mounted on horseback. Caval…
Abolitionist:
Someone who wishes to abolish or get rid of slavery.
Ambush:
To lie in wait for an unexpected attack.
25 terms
US History - Great War
Trench Warefare
American Neutrality
American Preparedness
Hyphenated Americans
a form of combat in which soldiers dug trenches, or deep ditc…
President Wilson sought to distance the US from WWI by issuin…
U.S. history, a campaign that began prior to U.S. entry into…
U.S. Americans who identify not only with being U.S. citizens…
Trench Warefare
a form of combat in which soldiers dug trenches, or deep ditc…
American Neutrality
President Wilson sought to distance the US from WWI by issuin…
23 terms
US History Civil War
Fugitive Slave Act
Popular Sovereignty
Dred Scott
South Carolina
One part of the Compromise of 1850, this law stated that esca…
Let the people decide by State, on whether slavery should be…
He was a slave who was taken to free territory. He sued for h…
First state to secede/leave the Union in 1860.
Fugitive Slave Act
One part of the Compromise of 1850, this law stated that esca…
Popular Sovereignty
Let the people decide by State, on whether slavery should be…
38 terms
US History Civil War Vocabulary
13th Amendment
14th Amendment
15th Amendment
Black Codes
Abolished Slavery
1) Citizenship for African Americans, 2) Repeal of 3/5 Compro…
Citizens cannot be denied the right to vote because of race,…
Laws denying most legal rights to newly freed slaves; passed…
13th Amendment
Abolished Slavery
14th Amendment
1) Citizenship for African Americans, 2) Repeal of 3/5 Compro…
26 terms
US History Civil War
Election of 1860
Border States
advantages of north
advantages of south
Lincoln's and the Republicans win convinced the South that sl…
Part of the USA but slavery was allowed to prevent the secess…
more railroads & factories... better balance b/w farming and ind…
better leadership: most military colleges in the south; most…
Election of 1860
Lincoln's and the Republicans win convinced the South that sl…
Border States
Part of the USA but slavery was allowed to prevent the secess…
20 terms
US History- Cold War
Bay of Pigs
Berlin Airlift
Berlin Wall
Capitalism
This is when the US government and Cubans living in Florida a…
U.S. and British troops flew in supplies to the Soviet-contro…
Built to keep people from escaping communist Germany from fre…
An economic system based on private property and free enterpr…
Bay of Pigs
This is when the US government and Cubans living in Florida a…
Berlin Airlift
U.S. and British troops flew in supplies to the Soviet-contro…
29 terms
US History - Cold War
Cold War
United Nations
Containment
Iron Curtain
A conflict that was between the US (democratic) and the Sovie…
Organization of independent states formed in 1945 to promote…
American policy of resisting further expansion of communism a…
Political barrier that isolated the peoples of Eatern Europe…
Cold War
A conflict that was between the US (democratic) and the Sovie…
United Nations
Organization of independent states formed in 1945 to promote…
30 terms
US History Civil War
confederate states
border states
why is Maryland important?
advantages of north
South Carolina, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Tex…
Missouri, Maryland, Delaware, Kentucky... part of the USA but sl…
very close to the capital-- Washington DC
more railroads & factories... better balance b/w farming and ind…
confederate states
South Carolina, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Tex…
border states
Missouri, Maryland, Delaware, Kentucky... part of the USA but sl…
59 terms
US History, Vietnam War
America's purpose in Vietnam War
French rule in Vietnam
Ho Chi Minh
Vietnam under Japanese control
stop the spread of communism
Vietnam (Indochina) late 1800s
Vietnamese communist leader wanted independence for Vietnam
1940, World War 2
America's purpose in Vietnam War
stop the spread of communism
French rule in Vietnam
Vietnam (Indochina) late 1800s
29 terms
US History- World War 1
Allied Powers
Central Powers
Trench Warfare
Machine guns
Great Britain, Russia, Serbia, France
Germany, Ottoman Empire, Austria Hungray, Bulgaria
WWI strategy of defending your territory from deep ditches
shoots in rapid succession, changing how wars are fought
Allied Powers
Great Britain, Russia, Serbia, France
Central Powers
Germany, Ottoman Empire, Austria Hungray, Bulgaria
31 terms
US History Late Cold War
CIA
John Foster Dulles
Eisenhower Doctrine
Operation Ajax
Created in 1947, this group's primary mission is to collect,…
Secretary of State under President Eisenhower (1953-59) and a…
US will use force to help any Middle Eastern nation threatene…
The CIA's sponsored plan to overthrow the democratically elec…
CIA
Created in 1947, this group's primary mission is to collect,…
John Foster Dulles
Secretary of State under President Eisenhower (1953-59) and a…
33 terms
World War 1- US History
What's an alliance?
Who was Archduke Franz Ferdinand?
Who were the Allies?
Who were the Central Powers?
A formal agreement between two or more nations or powers to c…
Heir to the Austria-Hungarian throne who was assassinated in…
Great Britain, France, and Russia; later joined by the U.S
Germany, Austria-Hungary and the Ottoman Empire
What's an alliance?
A formal agreement between two or more nations or powers to c…
Who was Archduke Franz Ferdinand?
Heir to the Austria-Hungarian throne who was assassinated in…
34 terms
US History Wars: Review
"Shot heard around the world"?
The annexation of Texas caused?
Sparked other Revolutions?
What war showed the States are not Sov…
Lexington and Concord
The Mexican War
Declaration of Independence or Lexington and Concord
Civil War
"Shot heard around the world"?
Lexington and Concord
The annexation of Texas caused?
The Mexican War
30 terms
US History Civil War: Causes of the Civil War
Fugitive Slave Act
Popular Sovereignty
Dred Scott
South Carolina
One part of the Compromise of 1850, this law stated that esca…
Let the people decide by State, on whether slavery should be…
He was a slave who was taken to free territory. He sued for h…
First state to secede/leave the Union in 1860.
Fugitive Slave Act
One part of the Compromise of 1850, this law stated that esca…
Popular Sovereignty
Let the people decide by State, on whether slavery should be…
33 terms
World War 1- US History
What's an alliance?
Who was Archduke Franz Ferdinand?
Who were the Allies?
Who were the Central Powers?
A formal agreement between two or more nations or powers to c…
Heir to the Austria-Hungarian throne who was assassinated in…
Great Britain, France, and Russia; later joined by the U.S
Germany, Austria-Hungary and the Ottoman Empire
What's an alliance?
A formal agreement between two or more nations or powers to c…
Who was Archduke Franz Ferdinand?
Heir to the Austria-Hungarian throne who was assassinated in…
25 terms
US History- Cold War
Yalta and Potsdam
Plans for Post-War Germany
Truman Doctrine
Containment
US and Soviets disagreed about how to rebuild Europe after WWII
US-allow Germany to recover, Soviet Union- Punish Germany
The US would do everything in their power to support people f…
United States policy to prevent the spread of communism abroa…
Yalta and Potsdam
US and Soviets disagreed about how to rebuild Europe after WWII
Plans for Post-War Germany
US-allow Germany to recover, Soviet Union- Punish Germany
32 terms
US History- Vietnam War
Lee Harvey Oswald
Warren Commission
Economy under Johnson
Great Society
According to government reports, he fired the shot that kille…
Group that tasked with finding out who killed JFK
Enjoy prosperity from a strong economy
Johnson's domestic program. The goal of this program was to e…
Lee Harvey Oswald
According to government reports, he fired the shot that kille…
Warren Commission
Group that tasked with finding out who killed JFK
9 terms
US History - Civil War
The Underground Railroad
Henry Clay
Fugitive Slave Act
Milliard Fillmore
(before the abolition of slavery) a system for helping fugiti…
American statesman noted for his American System (which integ…
statutes passed by Congress in 1793 and 1850 (and repealed in…
13th president of the United States (1850-53), whose insisten…
The Underground Railroad
(before the abolition of slavery) a system for helping fugiti…
Henry Clay
American statesman noted for his American System (which integ…
38 terms
US History Cold War
United Nations
The Cold War
Containment
Arms Race
An international organization formed after WWII to promote in…
the conflict between the Soviet Union and United States that…
American policy of resisting further expansion of communism a…
Cold war competition between the U.S. and Soviet Union to bui…
United Nations
An international organization formed after WWII to promote in…
The Cold War
the conflict between the Soviet Union and United States that…
16 terms
US History - Cold War
Containment
Truman Doctrine
Marshall Plan
Berlin Airlift
foreign policy in which the goal is to stop the spread of com…
US gave aid to Turkey and Greece to contain communism
Gave European countries money to help contain communism
when the Soviets blockaded Berlin the US airlifted the people…
Containment
foreign policy in which the goal is to stop the spread of com…
Truman Doctrine
US gave aid to Turkey and Greece to contain communism
18 terms
Cold War - US History
Marshall Plan
Korean War
Cuban Missile Crisis
Detente
A plan that the US came up with to revive war-torn economies…
(1950-53) A conflict between UN forces (primarily US and S Ko…
(JFK) , , an international crisis in October 1962, the closes…
A lessening of tensions between U.S. and Soviet Union. Beside…
Marshall Plan
A plan that the US came up with to revive war-torn economies…
Korean War
(1950-53) A conflict between UN forces (primarily US and S Ko…
US History - Vietnam War
William Westmoreland
Ho Chi Minh
Lyndon B. Johnson
George Wallace
US commander in South Vietnam
Leader of Vietnamese independence movement, helps create Indo…
Assumed the presidential office after JFK, did not request 2n…
Governor, third-party candidate
William Westmoreland
US commander in South Vietnam
Ho Chi Minh
Leader of Vietnamese independence movement, helps create Indo…
71 terms
US History World War II
George Marshall
WAAC
Manhattan project
War Production Board-(WPB)
Army Chief of Staff who suggested using women for noncombat m…
the Women's Auxiliary Army Corps created by Congress for mili…
secret development of the atomic bomb led by J. Robert Oppenh…
government agency that decided which companies would make ... w…
George Marshall
Army Chief of Staff who suggested using women for noncombat m…
WAAC
the Women's Auxiliary Army Corps created by Congress for mili…
35 terms
US History: Vietnam War
Domino Theory
Eisenhower
17th Parallel Line
Ho Chi Minh
A theory that if one nation comes under Communist control, th…
Created the Domino Theory
the military demarcation line established in Vietnam by the G…
Communist leader of North Vietnam
Domino Theory
A theory that if one nation comes under Communist control, th…
Eisenhower
Created the Domino Theory
22 terms
US History: The War for Independence
The Molasses Act of 1733
The French and Indian War
The Royal Proclamation of 1763
The Stamp Act
Protectionist tax policy by British Parliament meant to force…
The final phase of the Seven Years War between France and Bri…
Prohibited colonists from settling lands west of the Appalach…
1765, a tax on all colonial commercial and legal papers, news…
The Molasses Act of 1733
Protectionist tax policy by British Parliament meant to force…
The French and Indian War
The final phase of the Seven Years War between France and Bri…
20 terms
World War II (US History)
Munich Conference
Isolationism
Axis Powers
German invasion of Poland
France and Great Britain gave Germany control over Sudetenland
A national policy of avoiding involvement in world affairs
Germany, Italy, and Japan
1939, this event caused France and Great Britain to declare w…
Munich Conference
France and Great Britain gave Germany control over Sudetenland
Isolationism
A national policy of avoiding involvement in world affairs
30 terms
US History- World War 1
Allied Powers
Central Powers
Trench Warfare
Machine guns
Great Britain, Russia, Serbia, France
Germany, Ottoman Empire, Austria Hungray, Bulgaria
WWI strategy of defending your territory from deep ditches
shoots in rapid succession, changing how wars are fought
Allied Powers
Great Britain, Russia, Serbia, France
Central Powers
Germany, Ottoman Empire, Austria Hungray, Bulgaria
30 terms
Cold War - US History
Iron Curtain
Containment
Truman Doctrine
Marshal Plan
Winston Churchill's term for the Cold War division between th…
American policy of resisting further expansion of communism a…
President Truman's policy of providing economic and military…
program designed to rebuild postwar Europe and keep it from b…
Iron Curtain
Winston Churchill's term for the Cold War division between th…
Containment
American policy of resisting further expansion of communism a…
26 terms
us history Civil war
when did the civil war begin
who was the confederate officer who or…
where was Fort Sumter located
how long did it take Fort Sumter to su…
april 12th 1861, and the first shots were fired at 4:30pm
Edmond ruffin
Charlestown South Carolina
34 hours
when did the civil war begin
april 12th 1861, and the first shots were fired at 4:30pm
who was the confederate officer who or…
Edmond ruffin
10 terms
US History War of 1812
USS Constitution
Battle of New Orleans
Siege of Detroit
Ft. McHenry
Nickname was "Old Ironsides"
Fought on January 8, 1815--after the Treaty of Ghent was signed
won by the British, who used trickery to create an illusion o…
Location of the Battle of Baltimore; built in the shape of a…
USS Constitution
Nickname was "Old Ironsides"
Battle of New Orleans
Fought on January 8, 1815--after the Treaty of Ghent was signed
30 terms
US History Honors World War I
Desertion and mutiny
Committee on Public Information
Harriot Stanton Blatch
the best nation would win any internat…
reasons why Germany surrendered
responsible for promoting support of WWI
wrote "Mobilizing Women Power" to encourage women to support…
Social Darwinism
Desertion and mutiny
reasons why Germany surrendered
Committee on Public Information
responsible for promoting support of WWI
23 terms
US History - The Cold War
Iron Curtain
Truman Doctrine
Containment
Marshall Plan
In a speech by Winston Churchill, it symbolized the separatio…
US would aid nations struggling against communist movements (…
George F. Kennan's policy to keep communism within its border…
Goal: to promote the economic recovery in Europe after WWII
Iron Curtain
In a speech by Winston Churchill, it symbolized the separatio…
Truman Doctrine
US would aid nations struggling against communist movements (…
26 terms
US History: World War Two
Joseph Stalin
Benito Mussolini
Adolf Hitler
fascism
leader of the Soviet Union from the mid-1920s until 1953; wor…
He seized total power as dictator and ruled Italy as Il Duce…
leader of the Nazi Party; almost completely responsible for W…
a governmental system led by a dictator having complete power…
Joseph Stalin
leader of the Soviet Union from the mid-1920s until 1953; wor…
Benito Mussolini
He seized total power as dictator and ruled Italy as Il Duce…
47 terms
Us history war war 2
Marshall plain
Define containment
Soviet's Buffer zone countries
Berlin Airlift
Us gave fincial aid to Westeren European countries to rebuild…
Policy of keeping communism from spreading
Eastern European countries controlled by the USSR as a barrie…
Us flew & dropped supples over Berlin to fight Soviet blocked…
Marshall plain
Us gave fincial aid to Westeren European countries to rebuild…
Define containment
Policy of keeping communism from spreading
30 terms
US History Civil War
confederate states
border states
why is Maryland important?
advantages of north
South Carolina, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Tex…
Missouri, Maryland, Delaware, Kentucky... part of the USA but sl…
very close to the capital-- Washington DC
more railroads & factories... better balance b/w farming and ind…
confederate states
South Carolina, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Tex…
border states
Missouri, Maryland, Delaware, Kentucky... part of the USA but sl…
45 terms
US History Civil War
Led to the formation of the Republican…
Stephan Douglas wanted the railroad to…
The Transcontinental Railroad caused t…
Popular Sovereignty
The Kansas Nebraska Act
Convince the South.
Missouri
The idea that if something is popular it is for the good of t…
Led to the formation of the Republican…
The Kansas Nebraska Act
Stephan Douglas wanted the railroad to…
Convince the South.
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US History: Chapter 16- Toward Civil War
fugitive
secede
border ruffian
civil war
person who is running away from legal authority
to withdraw or break away from a nation or organization
armed pro-slavery supporter who crossed the border from Misso…
conflict between citizens of the same country
fugitive
person who is running away from legal authority
secede
to withdraw or break away from a nation or organization
30 terms
US History - World War I
Militarism
Alliance
Nationalism
Allied Powers
Political orientation of a people or a government to maintain…
Formal agreement establishing an association between nations…
A sense of unity binding the people of a state together; devo…
During World War I, the association of Great Britain, France,…
Militarism
Political orientation of a people or a government to maintain…
Alliance
Formal agreement establishing an association between nations…
24 terms
US History: World War One
nationalism
militarism
Allies
Central Powers
A patriotic feeling marked by a feeling of superiority over o…
the belief the government or people of a country should maint…
Good guys of WWI (England, France, Russia)
the alliance of Germany, Austria-Hungary, Turkey
nationalism
A patriotic feeling marked by a feeling of superiority over o…
militarism
the belief the government or people of a country should maint…
27 terms
US History: The Civil War
Lincoln's War Goals
Northern Advantages
Southern Advantages
Importance of the Battle of Gettysburg
To restore the Union
Soldiers, factories, food, railroads
Cotton profits, generals, motivation to preserve their lifest…
Turning point of the war; 3 day battle; crippled south
Lincoln's War Goals
To restore the Union
Northern Advantages
Soldiers, factories, food, railroads
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US history: Revolutionary War
Loyalists
Mercenary
Casualty
Siege
A person who remained loyal to the brittish government
A hired soilder
A person who was wounded, captuered or killed during battle
A long drawn out attack
Loyalists
A person who remained loyal to the brittish government
Mercenary
A hired soilder
40 terms
US HISTORY - COLD WAR
Iron Curtain
Cold War
U-2 Spy Plane Incident
Warsaw Pact
The Iron Curtain symbolized the ideological conflict and phys…
The Cold War was a sustained state of political and military…
Occurred on May 1, 1960. A United States U-2 spy plane was sh…
was a collective defense treaty among eight communist states…
Iron Curtain
The Iron Curtain symbolized the ideological conflict and phys…
Cold War
The Cold War was a sustained state of political and military…
30 terms
US History Civil War: Causes of the Civil War
Fugitive Slave Act
Popular Sovereignty
Dred Scott
South Carolina
One part of the Compromise of 1850, this law stated that esca…
Let the people decide by State, on whether slavery should be…
He was a slave who was taken to free territory. He sued for h…
First state to secede/leave the Union in 1860.
Fugitive Slave Act
One part of the Compromise of 1850, this law stated that esca…
Popular Sovereignty
Let the people decide by State, on whether slavery should be…
37 terms
US history - the Great War
What are the four main causes of WW I?
Militarism
Alliances
Imperialism
Militarism... Alliances... Imperialism... Nationalism
Countries in Europe took great pride in their militaries, and…
Countries in Europe formed secret alliances. This meant that…
European nations had been competing for colonies for some tim…
What are the four main causes of WW I?
Militarism... Alliances... Imperialism... Nationalism
Militarism
Countries in Europe took great pride in their militaries, and…
30 terms
US History: Causes of the Civil War
Fugitive Slave Act
Popular Sovereignty
Dred Scott
South Carolina
One part of the Compromise of 1850, this law stated that esca…
Let the people decide by State, on whether slavery should be…
He was a slave who was taken to free territory. He sued for h…
First state to secede/leave the Union in 1860.
Fugitive Slave Act
One part of the Compromise of 1850, this law stated that esca…
Popular Sovereignty
Let the people decide by State, on whether slavery should be…
65 terms
US History Revolutionary War
Who did the colonists model their gove…
In what way did each colony's governme…
What group led violent protests agains…
What was one effect of new British tax…
Great Britain
Each had a two-house legislature
Sons of Liberty
outraged colonists protested the new taxes
Who did the colonists model their gove…
Great Britain
In what way did each colony's governme…
Each had a two-house legislature
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US History: Chapter 17- The Civil War
border state
enlist
tributary
ironclad
state on the border between the North and South: Delaware, Ma…
to formally join a military forces
stream or smaller river that feeds into a larger river
a warship equipped with iron plating for protection
border state
state on the border between the North and South: Delaware, Ma…
enlist
to formally join a military forces
43 terms
US history Civil War
American soldier known for commanding…
18th President; worked closely with Pr…
16th President.led the United States t…
American politician who was a U.S. Rep…
Robert E. Lee
Ulysses S. Grant
Abraham Lincoln
Jefferson Davis
American soldier known for commanding…
Robert E. Lee
18th President; worked closely with Pr…
Ulysses S. Grant
44 terms
US History - Vietnam War
Domino Theory
Ngo Din Diem
Geneva Accords
17th Parallel
belief that if Vietnam fell, the rest of Asia would fall to c…
nationalist leader of South Vietnam (SV) who oppressed the Bu…
divided Vietnam at the 17th Parallel
dividing line of North and South Vietnam
Domino Theory
belief that if Vietnam fell, the rest of Asia would fall to c…
Ngo Din Diem
nationalist leader of South Vietnam (SV) who oppressed the Bu…
World War I - US History
Nationalism
Militarism
Brinkmanship
No man's land
When the nation becomes the primary recipient of political lo…
Believing warfare is a solution to all problems.
Going to the edge of war over every disagreement.
In WWI, the unoccupied region between opposing armies.
Nationalism
When the nation becomes the primary recipient of political lo…
Militarism
Believing warfare is a solution to all problems.
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