history exam

  1. king george 3
    George III was King of Great Britain and King of Ireland
  2. Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin was an American and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.
  3. George Washington
    George Washington was an American political leader, military general, statesman, and Founding Father who also served as the first president of the United States
  4. Thomas Paine
    Thomas Paine was an English-born American political activist, philosopher, political theorist, and revolutionary
  5. Thomas jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson was an American statesman, diplomat, lawyer, architect, and Founding Father who served as the third president of the United States
  6. Alexander Hamilton
    Alexander Hamilton was an American statesman and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. He was an influential interpreter and promoter of the U.S. Constitution
  7. James Madison
    James Madison was an American Founding Father who served as the fourth president of the United
  8. John Adams
    John Adams was an American  Founding Father who served as the second president of the United States
  9. John Quincy Adams
    american that served as the sixth president of the united states
  10. Andrew Jackson
    American general and the 7th president of the united states
  11. Abraham Lincoln
    he led the nation as the 16th president through the civil war
  12. Harriet Beecher Stowe
    american abolitionist and author
  13. Robert Lee
    american confederate states general
  14. William T Sherman
    American soldier business man and author
  15. Jefferson Davis
    Jefferson Finis Davis was an American politician who served as the only President of the Confederate States
  16. Ulysses s grant
    Ulysses S. Grant was an American soldier, politician, and international statesman, who served as the 18th president of the United States
  17. french and Indian war
    The French and Indian War pitted the colonies of British America
  18. Boston Massacre
    The Boston Massacre, known to the British as the Incident on King Street, was a confrontation in which British soldiers shot and killed several people while being harassed by a mob in Boston.
  19. Declaration of Independence
    The Declaration of Independence is defined as the formal statement written by Thomas Jefferson declaring the freedom of the thirteen American colonies from Great Britain.
  20. American Revolution
    The American Patriots in the Thirteen Colonies won independence from Great Britain, becoming the United States of America.
  21. Yorktown
    Yorktown is a census-designated place in York County, Virginia, United States. It is the county seat of York County, one of the eight original shires formed in colonial Virginia
  22. Constitutional Convention
    A constitutional convention is a gathering for the purpose of writing a new constitution or revising an existing constitution
  23. War of 1812
    The War of 1812 was a conflict fought between the United States, the United Kingdom, and their respective allies
  24. Civil war
    The War Between the States,” was fought between the United States of America and the Confederate States of America
  25. Antietam
    Antietam was the bloodiest single-day battle in American history with over 23,000 casualties
  26. Gettysburg
    Gettysburg is a borough and town in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. It’s known for Gettysburg National Battlefield,
  27. Appomattox
    Appomattox is a town in Appomattox County, Virginia, United States.
  28. migration
    movement from one part of something to another
  29. conquistadors
    a conqueror
  30. colony
    a group of people of one nationality or ethnic group living in a foreign city or country
  31. columbian exchange
    the widespread transfer of plants, animals, culture, human populations, technology, diseases, and ideas between the Americas
  32. indenture
    a legal agreement, contract, or document
  33. economy
    the wealth and resources of a country or region,
  34. commerce
    social dealings between people.
  35. magna carta
    is a charter of rights agreed to by King John of England
  36. rights
    a moral or legal entitlement to have or obtain something or to act in a certain way.
  37. class
    a social division based on social or economic status
  38. boycott
    refuse to cooperate with or participate
  39. common sense
    a book written by Thomas Paine during revolutionary war
  40. gesture politics
    political actions or positions taken chiefly to gain publicity or influence public opinion
  41. Habeus Corpus
    the right to trial before being jailed
  42. Freedman's bureau
    an agency to assist freed slaves
  43. Black codes
    The Black Codes were laws passed by Southern states
  44. share cropping
    when a poor person is too poor to own land they would share with a person who owned land a\nd got a share of the crops
  45. Jim Crow Laws
    Jim Crow laws were state and local laws that enforced racial segregation in the South
  46. republic
    a country governed by elected representetives
  47. popular sovereignty
    the idea that the authority of government comes from the people
  48. judicial review
    to decide if laws and actions conflict with the constitution
  49. elastic clause
    power granted by constitution to the legislative to make laws
  50. ratify
    to formally approve a plan or an agreement the process of approval
  51. reconstruction
    rebuilding the south and bringing the southern states back into the union
  52. amendment
    a change to the constitution
  53. impeach
    to formally accuse an official of a crime related to there duties
  54. veto
    to reject a proposed law or a bill only the president can veto bills
  55. tariff
    a tax imposed by the government on goods imported from another country
  56. secede
    to withdraw from an orginization or alliance
  57. mudslinging
    a reckless accusation
  58. nullification
    a states right to reject a bill
  59. abolitionist
    a person who wanted to abolish slavery
  60. fugitive
    a person who flees or tries to escape
  61. emancipation
    the freeing of slaves
  62. 15th amendment
    protected the right of african american men to vote
  63. articles of confederation
    the first written plan of government for the united states
  64. constitution
    a written plan that provides the basic framework of a government
  65. missouri comprimise
    the comprimise admitted missouri  to the union only as a slave state
  66. dredd scott case
    ruling dredd wasn't a citizen and had no standing to sew
  67. kansas nebraska act
    created 2 more territories scrapped the Missouri comp.
  68. indian removal act
    this law allowed the president to make treaties in which natives could trade their land
  69. the three fifths comprimise
    determining whether or not a slave should be counted as a person
  70. the great comprimise
    the plan was warmly recieved by delegates from small state
  71. plessy v. furguson
    supreme court uphold seperation of the race if facilities were roughly equal
  72. comprimise of 1877
    allowed hayes to be be president in return for federal troops being pulled out of the south
  73. treaty of paris
    representatives of the united states signed a petition for the french to help the Americans and for their freedom
  74. 14th amendment
    giving former slaves equal rights to all other people in the United States
  75. 13th amendment
    abolished slavery in the United States
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