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History Simulation

Jamestown was founded in 1607
Declaration of Independence was signed on July 4, 1776
The United States Constitution was written in the year 1787
Louisiana purchase was in the year 1803
Civil War was fought in the years 1861 - 1865
The first battle of the American Revolution: Concord, 1775
The turning point in the American Revolution: Battle of Saratoga, 1777
The end of the American Revolution: Battle of Yorktown, 1781
The treaty that ended the American Revolution: Treaty of Paris 1783
The first shots of the Civil War were fired at * on * Fort Sumter, April 12, 1861
The turning point in the Civil War Battle of Gettysburg - Northern Victory
The capture of this city in 1863 gave the North control over the Mississippi river Vicksburg
Where General Lee surrendered to General Grant Appomattox Court House
A strong sense of loyalty to a state or section instead of to the whole country Sectionalism
A campaign against the sale or drinking of alcohol. Temperance Movement
The first representative assembly in the new world Virginia House of Burgesses
The freedom of private business to operate competitively with little government regulation Free enterprise
People that supported strong national government Federalists
An idea towards society in the late 1700s based on the belief that the good virtue and morality of the people was essential to sustain the republican form of government. Republicanism
The first document that limited the power of the government Magna Carta 1215
The basis for the American Bill of Rights The English Bill of Rights
The first American Constitution Articles of Confederation
A policy of establishing the principles and procedures for the orderly expansion of the United States. Northwest Ordinance
An agreement signed by Pilgrims to create fair laws for the good of the colony. First example of self government in the North America Mayflower Compact
The Federalist papers were written to defend the constitution. Written by: Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, and James Madison
Written by Lincoln to dedicate a cemetery for soldiers who died in the Battle of Gettysburg Gettysburg Address
Created two houses in Congress - one based on population and one with equal representation The Great Compromise
A statement written by woman's rights supporters that was modeled after the Declaration of Independence The Declaration of Sentiments
Founded the Sons of Liberty and Committees of Correspondence. Loud mouth Boston patriot who complained taxing the colonies was unfair Samuel Adams
Andrew Jackson's vice president and supporter of the South before and during the war John C. Calhoun
Was a powerful Kentucky Congressman and Senator who proposed the Missouri Compromise and the Compromise of 1850 Henry Clay
Massachusetts Congressman and Senator who spoke for the North and preservation of the Union Daniel Webster
President of the Confederacy Jefferson Davis
General of the Northern army Ulysses S. Grant, 1863 - 1865. He was the General of the Union Army's western campaign before.
General of the Southern army Robert E. Lee, 1861 - 65
member of the Virginia House of Burgesses "Give me liberty or give me death" Patrick Henry
Father of the Constitution James Madison
Former slave who became the best-know black abolitionist in the country Frederick Douglas
An escaped slave who became a conductor on the Underground Railroad. Harriet Tubman
Organized the Seneca Falls Convention and created the Women's Rights Movement in the US Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Known as the "Father of Education" Horace Mann
An African American regiment during the Civil War that played a key role in the attach of Fort Wagner The 54th Massachusetts Infantry
Court Case that set up judicial review Marbury vs. Madison
Court decision counting slaves as property not people Dred Scott vs. Sanford
Abraham Lincoln was elected in the year 1860
The capital of the Confederacy Richmond, Virginia
First REAL battle of the Civil War Battle of Bull Run - long and bloody
Bloodiest Civil War battle Battle of Antietam, on September 17, 1862. North won
Emancipation Proclamation issued on January 1, 1863
This general was called to apply "Total War" to the South in 1864 General William Tecumseh Sherman. Became known as "Sherman's march to the sea"
The Bank of the United States opened in the year 1791
Jay's Treaty was in the year 1794
Pickney's Treaty was with the country of: Spain
Treaty which ended the war of 1812 Treaty of Ghent
The boundaries of Florida are settled in this treaty Adams-Onis Treaty
George Washington was president from the years: 1789 - 1797
The first political parties: Federalist Party led by * and Democratic-Republican Party led by * Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson
the election of 1800 caused what amendment the 12th amendment
The Embargo Act was in the year 1807
The Missouri Compromise and The Monroe Doctrine were both done by president: Monroe
Meeting of colonial delegates in September 1774 1st Continental Congress
A rebellion of farmers due to their inability to pay taxes Shays' Rebellion
Meeting of 55 Delegates in May of 1787, to try to improve the Articles of Confederation Constitutional Convention
proposed 3 branches of government with a two house legislature Virginia Plan
Proposed plan to keep only one legislature. New Jersey Plan
The idea that political authority rests with people NThe idea that political power rests with the people
The first state to ratify the constitution Delaware
Large farms that grew only one kind of crop plantation
The transfer of plants and animals from Europe to the Americas Columbian Exchange
He introduced tobacco which saved Jamestown John Rolfe
Religious group that left England to escape religious persecution pilgrims
Thousands of Puritans flock to the New World between 1630 and 1640 Great Migration
Kicked out of Massachusetts for claiming God spike directly to her Anne Hutchinson
The 4 New England Colonies: Connecticut, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Massachusetts (CHIMNE)
The 4 Middle Colonies: New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Delaware (JYPD)
The 5 Southern Colonies: Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia
Spiritual revival that swept the colonies in the 1730's and 1740's Great Awakening
The Age of Reason Enlightenment
Ben Franklin's unsuccessful attempt to unite the colonies Albany Plan of Union
War between French and English for control of North America - Ohio River Valley French and Indian War
British tax on glass, paper, lead, and tea Townshend Acts
Punishment for the Boston Tea Party Coercive (Intolerable) Acts
Wrongful taking of power Usurpations
Washington crosses this river on Christmas night, 1776, to surprise the Hessians Delaware Rivers
governor of Spanish Louisiana, when Spain entered the war against Britain in 1779. Bernardo de Galvez
American naval hero who famously said, "I have not yet begun to fight" John Paul Jones
Became close friend of General Washington. Aided the Patriots with money and supplies. Marquis de Lafayette
German who helped train the Patriots at Valley Forge Friedrich von Steuben
First written plan of government/constitution in the colonies Fundamental Orders of Connecticut
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