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

U1 L1 Vocabulary

Loyalists Americans that were against the war and wanted America to continue to be controlled by England
Battle of Saratoga The first major victory for the Continental Army. After winning this battle, America began winning more often.
Middle Passage Voyage of the slaves from Africa to the Americas across the Atlantic Ocean
Triangle Trade Exchange of goods between Africa, the Americas and Europe
Adams-Onis Treaty The 1819 treaty between the United States and Spain in which Spain gave Florida to the United States
The Underground Railroad An escape route to the North for runaway slaves
Abraham Lincoln A Republican, elected as President of the United States in the election of 1860
Telegraph Invention by Samuel Morse in 1837 that allowed for faster communication which linked different parts of the country together
Nationalism A strong feeling of pride and devotion to one's country
Tenant Farming Landowners rented land to former slaves and poor whites who planted, tended, and harvested crops to pay off rent and debts
Secession The act of breaking away from a group
Battle of Antietam The single bloodiest day of the Civil War in 1862
Created by: cara.ward