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10th TAKS Review

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First Continental Congress convention of delegates from 12 of the 13 colonies that met on Sept. 5, 1774
Second Continental Congress convention of delegates from all 13 colonies that met on May 10, 1775. Appointed a committe to draft the Articles of Confederation.
U.S. Declaration of Independence adopted by the continental congress on July 4th 1776.
Articles of Confederation First Constitution of the U.S. legally established the union of the states.
Constitution of the U.S. supreme law of the U.S.
Federalist Papers series of 85 articles or essays advocating the ratification of the U.S. Constitution
Monroe Doctrine U.S. Policy in 1823 stating that efforts by European Countries to colonize land or interfere with states in the U.S. would be viewed as acts of aggression requining U.S. intervention.
Nullification Crisis of 1832 S. Carolina refused to pay the tariffs that president Andrew Jackson had set up.. Army was called in, S. Carolina gave in and crisia was over.
The Mayflower Compact (1620) first case of colonial self-government in America.It was written by the colonists, later known to history as the Pilgrims, who crossed the Atlantic aboard the Mayflower
Popular Sovereignty principle that the people create the government and all political power comes from the people.
Louisiana Purchase acquisition by the U.S.of 828,000 square miles of France's territory of Louisiana in 1803. Thomas Jefferson was president.
Three-Fifths compromise between North and South during Philadelphia Convention ~ 3/5 of slaves counted for taxes and appointment of members of congress to House of Representatives.
The Virginia Company formed with a charter from King James I in 1606. Joint stock corp. charged with the settlement of Virginia.
King George III King of England during the American Revolutionary War.
WWI Allies (1914-1917) England, France, U.S., Russia
WWI Central Powers Germany, Austria-Hungary, The Ottoman Empire
Russian Revolution Beginning of Communism 1917
WWII Allies (1939-1945) England, France, U.S., Russia
WWII Axis Powers Germany, Italy, Japan
Northwest Ordinance 1789 opened up Western land to development by U.S. States accelerating western expantion
Patrick Henry Gov. of Virginia during the American Revolution. Famous quote, "Give me Liberty or Give me Death!"
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