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refers to a set of laws governing the conduct of slaves during the French colonial period. Code Noir
. Separation by race is segregation
is the idea that it was the nation’s destiny and right to stretch from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean. Manifest Destiny
is the mass migration to California following the discovery of gold in 1849. The Gold Rush
was a policy that closed the Western hemisphere to European colonization. The Monroe Doctrine
Sharecropping refers to a system in which a farmer rented land, tools, seed, and housing from a landowner in exchange for a share of the crop he farmed. Sharecropping
was the 1896 Supreme Court decision that declared segregation lawful as long as blacks and whites had equal facilities. Plessy vs. Ferguson
The popular Louisiana governor who was assassinated in 1935 was Huey P. Long
The interlocking system of controls by which Southern planters were able to dominate all political, educational, and social institutions was called The plantation system
was the governing body of Louisiana while it was a Spanish colony. The Cabildo
began in 1929 when the stock market crashed; it lasted into the 1940’s. The Great Depression
, the United States doubled its land size in the early 1800’s. As a result of the Louisiana Purchase
who was Louisiana’s governor from December 9, 1872, to January 13, 1873, was the first African American governor in the United States PBS Pinchback
, led by Andrew Jackson, brought patriotism to Louisiana The Battle of New Orleans
, brothers and French explorers, traveled down the Mississippi River to protect LaSalle’s claim Iberville and Bienville
was the founder of New Orleans Bienville
From the colonial to the antebellum period the economy of Louisiana was based on agriculture (cotton and sugar cane)
laws restricted the freedom of African Americans and required separate but equal public facilities in Louisiana The Jim Crow Laws
. The first governor of the state of Louisiana was Wm. C.C. Claiborne
started the construction of large complex mounds and earthworks at a site called Poverty Point. Mezo Indians
Integration refers to the opening of facilities to people of all races or ethnic groups without restrictions. Integration
is the religion of the Hebrews and their descendants. Judaism
grew into democracy or rule by the people. The Greek Civilization
formed a republic or government led by elected officials, which gave rise to our concept of democracy The Romans
are symbols used in some ancient writing systems, such as the system used in ancient Egypt. Hieroglyphics
is a system of beliefs and behavior based on Confucius, who said people should lead good lives by studying ancient traditions and respecting one’s family and ancestors. Confucianism
is the belief in more than one god Polytheism
is the belief in one god Monotheism
is a social system in which a person’s place is determined by the rank of his or her family. The caste system
The religion based on the teachings of Jesus and his followers is Christianity
was a document that the English nobles forced King John to sign in 1215, which limited the king’s powers and protected the rights of the people. The Magna Carter
is a ruling family that passes control from one generation to the next. A Dynasty
. Information designed to influence people’s thinking or behavior is called Propaganda
is a settlement ruled by a distant mother country A colony
is the speech delivered by Abraham Lincoln in November 1863 to dedicate a battle field cemetery where soldiers died fighting to preserve democracy. The Gettysburg Address
America was formed by eleven southern states in 1861 under the leadership of Jefferson Davis. The Confederate States of America
The announcement by President Lincoln on January 1, 1863, that said all slaves in the confederate territory would be considered free was called the Emancipation Procalamation
War is the conflict between France and Britain in North America between 1754 and 1763 The French and Indian War
Acadians migrated to Louisiana from Nova Scotia and proudly preserved their language and customs. The Acadians
written by Thomas Jefferson, is the document which established the United States as a nation independent of Great Britain. The Declaration of Independence
Reconstruction is the period after the Civil War when the federal government took action to rebuild the South. Reconstruction
is to withdraw from a large political body. To secede
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