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imports

brings goods in

telegraph

wire to wire communication

spoils system

politicians give jobs to supporters

Samuel Adams

led Sons of Liberty

William Bradford

FOund/Governed plymouth colony

Hernando Coretz

led fall of the Aztecs



Thomas Jefferson

Main author of Declaration of Independence

James Madison

Father of Consititution

Fernidad magellen

Circumnavigated the globe

Samuel Morse

Inventor of Telegraph

Thomas Paine

Author of Common Sense

Harriet Tubman

Helps w underground railroad

Eli Whitney

Invents cotton gin

Manifest Destiny

Usa should expand pacific ocean

Brigham Young

Leader of mormons

Monroe Doctrine

Europe was not to interfere w America

California Gold Rush

californias growing population in search for gold

Erie Canal

Allowed western farmers to move products east to NYC

Mayflower Compact

fair laws for the general good of its people

What scientific theory is used to determine how people first settled North America?

Bering land Bridge theory

What is the northwest Passage

Europeans tried to find a trade route from the atlantic to the pacific

Jamestown Colony

first successful colony in America

New england colonial life

centered around town meetings. These meetings discussed community issues

Pennsylvania

Founded by william penn in 1681

Declaration of Independence

Authored by Thomas Jefferson


natural rights- Life, liberty, pursuit of happiness

events leading up to Boston Tea Party

dislikes of taxes, led to a revolt of colonists dressed as native americans

separation of powers vs checks and balances

Seperation of powers- keeps any branch of government from getting to powerful


Checks and Balances- one branch checks the other

events leading up to the great compromise

Merge of the VA and NJ plan... Fix # of reps in legislative branch

What was the war of 1812? Which groups of people did it involve?

Great Britain vs United states... Brits burn white house... Fransic scott key writes SSB... andrew Jackson is a military leader

where was the French and Indian war fought?

The ohio river valley

Boston massacre

Brit soldiers vs Bostonians.... Brits fire on unarmed colonists

Patriot vs loyalist

Patriots- wanted independence from brits


loyalists- favored king and England

Federalist vs Anti federalists

Federalists- led by Alexander Hamilton, wanted a stronger central government


Anti- led by Thomas Jefferson, power to states

strengths and weaknesses of both sides in the American Revolution

VF, LEXINGTON AND CONCORD...CONTINENTAL ARMY KNEW THE LAND; LED BY GW...BRITS STRONG ARMY AND NAVY...CONTINENTAL WEAKNESS UNTRAINED TROOPS, NO NAVY...WEAKNESS OF BRITS FIGHTING AWAY FROM HOME; UNFAMILIAR WITH LAND

What was the first article of confederation

our first constitution.... only a legislative branch

what was the constitutional Convention?

Held in Philly 1787 James Madison AKA father of the constitution will lead the convention

Bill of rights

Ten Amendments to the Constitution