American History

  1. Prohibits cruel or unusual punishment and excessive bail or fines
    8th ammendment
  2. 1st 10 ammendments to the constitution that detail the protection of individual liberties
    Bill of Rights
  3. Where were the 1st shots of the Civil War fired?
    Fort Sumter, South Carolina
  4. Foreign policy statement by James Monroe stating:
    1) The U.. would not interfere with European affairs
    Monroe Doctrine
  5. Practice of allowing each territory to decide for itself wether to allow slavery
    Popular Sovereignty
  6. site where the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution were written
    Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  7. Civil War was fought from....
  8. Legislative Branch, Judicial Branch, and Executive Branch
    Three Branches of Government
  9. small Virginia town where Robert E. Lee surrendered the Confederate Army to Ulysses S. Grant to end the Civil War
    Appomattox Court House
  10. Organized the Seneca Falls Convention creating the Women's Rights Movement in the U.S.
    Elizabeth Cady Stanton
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