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people that signed a contract to work for a certain numbe rof years in return for their passage to america
indentured servants
these were elected as representative by the people to help the governor make laws for their colony
house of burgesses
the pilgrims signed this agreement (plan) for governing (running) their colony
mayflower compact
a large estate farmed by many workers
plantation
explorer who crossed the isthmus of panama and claimed the pacific ocean for spain
vasco nunez de balboa
what large body of water did vasco de nunex de balboa find after he crossed the isthmus of panama
pacific ocean
what sea captain's men crossed the pacific ocean
ferdinand magellan
he saved the jamestown colony
john smith
he developed a blend of tobacco that made the jamestown colony a success
john rolfe
who showed thepilgrims how to plant corn
squanto
what is the name of the firs tenglish colony in america that was unsuccessful
roanoak
what colony was furthest north?
plymouth
the sailor who wished to determine his position at sea used an
astrolab
a lord lived on the ________ and controlled the lives of the serfs.
also
these were self-sufficient communities that provided everything needed by the nobles(lord)
manor
the viking who discovered north america
leif ericson
he was the second european to discover north america (america)
christopher columbus
he was the first european to reach the pacific ocean
vasco balboa
the true size of the pacific ocean was discovered by
ferdinand magellan`
laws that controlled slave behavior
slave code
a person who worked for a master to learn a trade
apprentice
a willingness to let others practice their own beliefs
toleration
the colonists found an illegal way of sneakib in goods to avoid (beating) the navigation acts
smuggle
A TAX ON IMPORTED OR EXPORTED GOODS
TARIFF
this group of colonist who went into action and used violence against those who tried to collect taxes
sons of liberty
this group send news of the events that were happening in massachusetts(boston massacre) to other colonies
committee of correspondence
this person rode to warn the colonists that the british were coming
paul revere
this was a legal document(search warrant) to search homes stores and ships for smuggled goods
writs of assistance
this was a black man killed by the british soldiers
criptus attuck
the colonist who did not want to fight for independence from england and wanted remain with england
loyalist
not to buy or use another country's goods or services until you demands are met
boycott
people who wanted independence from england and to form an independent nation
patriots
who wrote the phamplet called "the crisis"
thomas paine
what is the name of the battle where the americans surrounded the british and forced them to surrender? the battle is named after the town where this occurred.
saratoga
who was the man that the united states sent to france to try to get help from the french king? also known as the peacekeeper.
benjamin franklin
this person was known as the FATHER OF THE AMERICAN NAVY. he defeated the british in the north sea
john paul jones
men chosen to write the declaration of independence
ben franklin
roger sherman
john adams
thomas jefferson
robert livingston
this branch EXECutes the laws- ENFORCES the laws
executive branch
this branch judges if laws are carried out fairly
judicial
this branch makes the laws - it passes the laws
legislative
when a president rejects a bill
veto
the first ten amendments to the constitution
the bill of rights
what is the term of office for the president and the vice president
4 years
the first ten amendments to the constitution
the bill of rights
this person took detailed notes of the constitutional convention
benjamin franklin
a document that set the laws and principals of a government
constitution
During the constitutional convention
_________was known as FATHER OF CONVENTION - WROTE DETAILED NOTES
james madison
during the constitutional convention _______was known as the PEACEMAKER -calmed both sides down when they argued
benjamin franklin
WHAT IS THE PRESIDENT'S YEARLY SALARY
$200,000.
THIS WAS A MORE DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENT AND WANTED TO MAKE SURE ALL ARE TREATED EQUALLY AND NO GROUP GETS SPECIAL PRIVILEGES
THOMAS JEFFERSON
THESE TWO MEN SENT BY PRESIDENT JEFFERSON TO MAP A ROUTE FROM LOUISIANA TERRITORY TO THE PACIFIC AND STUDY THE CLIMATE, SILDLIFE, SOIL AND MINERAL RESOURCES

PRESIDENT RESPONSIBLE FOR PURCHASING THE LOUISIANA TERRITORY
LEWIS AND CLARK
AN INDIAN WOMAN THAT SHOWED LEWIS AND CLARK HOW TO GET THROUGH THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS AND ACROSS THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE
SACAJAWEA
THIS FORBADE(DID NOT ALLOW) ANY IMPORTING AND EXPORTING OF GOODS
THE EMBARGO ACT
JEFFERSON TRIED TO PREVENT WAR WITH ENGLAND BY PASSING THE EMBARGO ACT WHICH DID NOT ALLOW AND IMPORTING OR EXPORTING OF GOODS
.
THIS PERSON LED AMERICA TO VICTORY AT NEW ORLEANS

NEWS OFTHE PEACE TREATY HAD NOT TRAVELED FAST ENOUGH. IT WOULD HAVE PREVENTED THIS WAR
ANDREW JACKSON
THIS OCCURED WHEN BRITISH FORCED AMERICAN SAILORS TOSERVE IN THE BRITISH NAVY
IMPRESSMENT
A BAN OF TRADE WITH ANOTHER COUNTRY
EMBARGO
THIS SPEEDED UP THE PROCESS OF CLEANING COTTON FIBERS
COTTON GIN
THE _____ _________ BROGHT WORKERS AND MACHINES TOGETHER UNDER ONE ROOF TO PRODUCE GOODS
THE FACTORY SYSTEM
THIS PERSON BROUGHT PLANS FOR AMERICAS FIRST MACHINES TO THEUNTED STAES IN HIS HEAD

HE ALSO STARTED THE FIRST FACTORY
SAMUEL SLATER
THIS PERSON LAUNCHED THE FIRST SUCCESSFUL STEAMBOAT NAMED CLAREMONT ON THE HUDSON RIVER
ROBERT FULTON
CAME UP WITH THE IDEA OF INTERCHANGEABLE PARTS
ELI WHITNEY
A MAN MADE WATERWAY CONNECTING TWO LARGER BODIES OF WATER
A CANAL
HE WAS SENT TO FLORIDA TO STOP THE INDIANS FROM RAIDING AMERICAN FARMERS IN GEORGIA
ANDREW JACKSON
WHO WAS THE PRESIDENT OF TEXAS BEFORE WE ANNEXED IT (BECAME PART OF THE UNION)
SAM HOUSTON (THERE IS A TOWN NAMED HOUSTON IN TEXAS TODAY)
WHAT DID TEXAS CALL THEMSELVES
LONE STAR REPUBLIC
WHAT DID THEY CALL THOSE WHO PUNISHED CRIMINALS ON THEIR OWN(THEY DID NOT HAVE THE AUTHORITY TO DO SO)
VIGILANTE
WHO WAS THE MAN WHO BROUGHT THE FIRST AMERICAN INTO TEXAS
STEPHEN AUSTIN
THE BELIEF THAT AMERICA HAD THE RIGHT TO ALL OF THE LAND BETWEEN THE ATLANTIC AND PACIFIC
MANIFEST DESTINY
TERM OF OFFICE FOR SUPREME COURT JUDGE
FOR ALL HIS LIFE
AMENDMENT
A CORRECTION EXAMPLE- AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION MEANS A CORRECTION OR CHANGE TO THE CONSTITUTION