Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

unit 1 ss

American History

American Revolution The war fought by Americans to gain their freedom from Great Britain
Continental Congres The national legislator which goverened American colonies
Declaration of Independence A statement that listed the basic prinipals of democratic government.
loyalists ameerican who supported Great Britain for the war.
Patriots Those who supported the war against Great Britain.
Bill of Rights The fist ten ammendments to constitution
Checks and Balances The sharing and balancing of power among all the branches of government
Executive Branch The branch of government that carries out the laws made by the legislative branch of government.
higher law a set of laws that are supreme to others.
judicial branch the branch of government that intercepts and applies laws
legislative branch the branch of government that makes the laws
seperation of powers The division of power divided between teh branches of government
constitution a set of rules and laws that tells how a government is organized.
constitutional government a government in which the powers of the ruler are limited.
Dictatorial government A government has ultimate power on rules.
limit restrictions or boundaries
Created by: 1556753963