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19 Cards in this Set

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First ten amendments to the Constitution
Bill of Rights
English monarch who supported colonizing efforts at Roanoke
Elizabeth I
The law courts; branch of government that handles justice and legal disputes
Judicial Branch
Separation of housing, transport, restaurants, etc., according to race.
Virginia statesman; helped write constitution of 1776 & wrote its intro- Va. Declaration of Rights; Bill of Rights based on this
George Mason
Virginian & 5th President during "Era of Good Feeling" responsible for Monroe Doctrine warning Europe not to interfere with America
James Monroe
Plan for how a nation of state should be governed.
Abolitionist who led 1859 raid on government arsenal at Harpers Ferry; intended to seize weapons to arm slaves; captured and hung
John Brown
1776 Decaration in which colonists claimed they were free of British rule
Declaration of Independence
1773 protest against duties placed by Britain on imported tea; young men disguised as Indians dumped tea into Boston Harbor
Boston Tea Party
English courtier and author; persuaded Elizabeth I to support expeditions to Roanoke; fan of tobacco smoking
Sir Walter Raleigh
Colonists who remained loyal to Britain during the Revolutionary War
Bringing people of different races together so as to end segregation.
Fight led by Nathaniel Bacon against the British Governor in 1676 over the issue of Indian lands
Bacon's Rebellion
Executive, legislative, and judicial parts of our government.
Branches of Government
(1882-1945) 32nd President of the U. S.; introduced the New Deal programs during the Depression; led the nation to victory in W. W.II
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Branch of government headed by the President that carries out laws
Executive Branch
Virginian patriot and statesman; member of the House of Burgesses who spoke out against the Stamp Act and who later urged independence
Patrick Henry
Branch of government that makes the laws
Legislative Branch