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The first European city in North America

1.
St. Augustine
This branch allows the Supreme Court to explain and interpret the laws.
16.
Judicial
He wrote "The Star-Spangled Banner"
Francis Scott Key

12.
Britain recognized the independence of the United States and established borders with this
Treaty of Paris

7.
This branch allows Congress to make laws

18.
Legislative
When the government built canals and roadways
Internal improvements

27.
The Great Compromiser


26.
Henry Clay
Alabama became a state
December 14, 1819


25.
Led a women's rights convention at Seneca Falls

34.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
The first 10 Amendments to the US Constitution is known as
The Bill of Rights


19.
Eli Whitney invented this
Cotton gin


24.
Left Spain in 1492 to find a new route to Asia
Christopher Columbus

37.
Promised life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness
Declaration of Independence


36.
England placed a tax on all printed material
Stamp Act


45.
explored the areas of present-day Georgia, Alabama, and Mississippi
Hernando de Soto

40.
Mixing of European and New World cultures. Europeans brought tea, sugar, and diseases. The New World offered tobacco, chocolate and corn.
Columbian Exchange


42.
Jackson led his men and the Cherokee nation in a defeat over Creeks and Tecumseh in this battle
Battle of Horseshoe Bend


10.
He gave the "Give me liberty, or give me death!" speech
Patrick Henry


4.
The first successful ENGLISH settlement
Jamestown


14.
The Louisiana Purchased____________ the size of the U.S.
doubled


22.
What country settled in Western portions of the United States
Spain

31.
Forced removal and march of the Indians out of the southeast
Trail of Tears

29.
It maintained equal representation in Congress and established teh 36'30' line for slavery issues
Missouri Compromise

30.
Means "rebirth", refers to the great cultural developments and societal changes that began in Europe
Rennaisance

44.
Led the movement to reform the Catholic Church
Martin Luther


38.
When the British and French navy took U.S. ships and sailors and forced them to serve in the British and French navy
Impressment


9.
Incident where British troops opened fire in Boston and killed 5 colonists
Boston Massacre

5.
Before the War of 1812, this group of men wanted war with Great Britain
War Hawks


11.
He believed that the government should derive its power from the people it governed
John Locke


13.
What was the revival of Christianity in the American colonies
Great Awakening


15.
This branch allows the President to carry out laws
Executive


17.
Led slaves through the Underground Railroad and was called Moses
Harriet Tubman

33.
Most prominent Supreme Court Justice
John Marshall

21.
Was always the issue when a new state joined the Union prior to 1861.
Slavery

32.
Property qualifications for males were dropped during his administration and he openly allowed his friends and supporters to have high positions in government offices. What is this an example of?
Jacksonian Democracy


35.
Colony in which all of the settlers vanished and the only thing found were the words CROATOAN
Roanoke


41.
A market in which there is only one supplier
Monopoly


43.
The war between France and England for control of North America
French and Indian War

3.
At this Revolutionary War Battle, Gen. Washington led the Patriots in defeating the British in what was their final blow to the British war effort.
Yorktown


8.
Samuel Adams and the Sons of Liberty protested the tax on tea by dumping a shipment into the harbor
Boston Tea Party

2.
After this Revolutionary War Battle, the French agreed to fight for American Independence from Britain
Saratoga


6.
The Supreme Court established this in Marbury vs. Madison
Judicial Review


20.
When someone hires their friends and supporters for government offices
Spoils System


28.
Holy Wars raged by Europeans in the East. It led to European desire for Eastern spices, food, and clothing
Crusades


39.
They discovered significant landmarks in the Louisiana Purchase
Lewis and Clark


23.