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US History

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What are the 13 colonies? New Hampshire, Massachusetts, New York, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia
Who won the French and Indian war? The British
Where did the Constitutional Convention take place? Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
what is the XYZ affair? 1797-1798 it was a diplomatic episode that was a confrontation between the United States and Republican France that led to an undeclared war called quasi-war.
what is the Louisiana Purchase? Is a big chunk of land that Thomas Jefferson bought for 15 million.
what did the Jay Treaty achieve? To withdrawal the British Army from the Northwest territory of the United States.
what is the Trail of tears? Was a journey that the Cherokee nation had to migrate from the east of the Mississippi river and move to Oklahoma.
The Mexican war resulted in what? Mexico lost and the United States took half of Mexico's nation.
What generals surrendered in the Civil War? Robert E. Lee, and Ulysses S. Grant
What type of people where the Ku Klux Klan members? Violent and cruel people that could not stand different colored people or immigrants.
What were the Jim Crow Laws intended to do? to Separate the whites and the blacks legally.
What ship exploded and started the Spanish and American war? The USS Maine.
What were the World War 1 allies? Britan, France, Russia, Italy, and Germany
which explorer was the first to sail around the world? Magellan
Which explorers explored the Louisiana purchase ? Lewis and Clark
What was the proclamation of 1763? Forbade all settlement past a line drawn along the Appalachian mountains.
The Great Compromise dealt with what issue? Each state is now represented by 2 senators
The Alamo location San Antonio
Time period of the California Gold Rush? 1848-1855
Abraham Lincoln was first elected in what year? in the year 1860
First Transcontinental Railroad was joined together in what state? Promontory Summit, Utah
Credit Mobilier Scandal involved what issue or industry? The first Transcontinental railroad
During President Theodre Roosevelt's administration- you will need to know some of the things associated with TDR presidency. Watch review video and you will need to know Learn about Theodore Roosevelt's presidency.
President Woodrow Wilson's proposed what International Organization at the end of WWI Fourteen points
Location of the lost colony? Roanoke Island
Important events and people in the revolutionary War- You will have to pick one item that is not in the revolutionary War, Watch the video learn about revolutionary war facts
How many states were involved in ratifying the Constitution? 13 states were involved
Events in the War of 1812 Military stalemate, defeat of Tecumseh's Confederacy
Erie Canal- location located in New York
Who conducted the Underground Railroad? Harriet Tubman
How long did the Civil War last? four bloody years
What year was the first transcontinental railroad completed? 1869
Interstate Commerce Act was passed to control what? To regulate others modes of transportation and commerce
Muckrakers- What were they? Were U.S journalists and other writers who exposed corruption in politics and business.
What Treaty ended World War I? Treaty of Versaillies
Who were involved in Shay's rebellion? Daniel Shays
How many amendments were there in the bill of Rights? 35
"Era of good feeling" refers to who's presidency? James Monroe
Who wrote Uncle Tom's Cabin? Harriet Beecher Stowe
Kansas- Nebraska Act- What did the act do? Was an 1854 bill that mandated "popular sovereighty"
The rebuilding of the South was called what? Scalawags
Homestead Act- What did it give? land
Which one of the following was the last and most effective union of the late 19th century (1800's)? Knights of Labor United Mine Workers National Labor Union American Federation of Labor Knights of labor
Alexander Hamilton's Political party of 1912 Federalist Party
Who was the first Secretary of Treasury who wrote a financial plan for President Washington? Alexander Hamiltion
What did the Monroe Doctrine deal with? the Monroe Doctrine was a U.S foreign policy regarding domination of the American continent.
Which President promoted the idea of Manifest Destiny? Theodore Roosevelt
The Supreme court case of Dred Scott ruled what? Congress could not ban slavery in a territory.
Who was the President who was impeached by Radical Republicans Andrew Johnson
Who made his fortune in oil? Andrew Carnegie
Who was the farmers party of the 1890's Populist party and Mississippi
Who was assassinated to start WWI? Archduke Franz Ferdinand
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