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1942A U.S. History

termdefinition
The Compromise of 1850 A package of five separate bills passed by the United States
Manifest Destiny belief that the expansion of the US throughout the American continents was both justified and inevitable
The Gold Rush A situation where people rush to a place when gold was discovered
Monroe Doctrine A statement of the United Sates foreign policy expression opposition to extension of Europeans control or influence in the western hemisphere
Bill of Rights A documents containing a formal statement of rights
Articles of Confederation The original constitution of the US
Life in the 1800s Boys and men had to carry wood for the stove and fireplace, carrying water, repairing fences, working in felids and fishing and hunting for food. Girls had to sew clothes, cooking, milking animals, preparing food, and cleaning
Farm life in the 1920s There were no electricity or indoor plumbing. Farming was ward and you get little money or a long day. Every member of the family had a chore to do around the farm, weather it was milking the cows or cleaning and picking.
Imperialism The policy of establishing economics, political, and military dominance over weaker nations on humanitarian and moral grounds
Gilded Age The period in the U.S. (World War 1) The growth of industry and wealth
Social Gospel Movement A movement emphasizing the application of Christian principles to social problems
Trail of Tears The route along which the United States government forced several tribes
Tammany Hall A democratic political organization in the New York city
Political Corruption of the 1800s The use of powers used by the government officials for illegitimate private gain
Americanization Movement To make or become American in character
Seneca Falls Convention A woman rights convention
Age of Enlightenment An intellectual and scientific movement of 18th century Europe which was characterized by a rational and scientific approach to religious, social, political, and economic issues
Industrialization The large-scale introduction of manufacturing, advanced technical enterprises, and other productive economic activity into an area
Fourteen Points A statement of the war aims of the Allies, made by President Wilson on January 8, 1918
Great Compromise An agreement made among the delegates to the constitutional convention that the American government would have two houses in congress
Muckrakers A writer whose investigative articles or books attacked abuses such as child labor or corruption
Paparazzi A freelance photographer
Abraham Lincoln The 16th president of the United States
John Locke An English philosopher
Magna Carta The "great character" of English liberties
Hero Journalists The activity or job of collecting, writing, and editing news stories
Advantages of the South in the Civil War Defending their homeland gave them a strong reason to fight. They had great skills which made them great soldiers.
Advantages of the South in the Civil War Had many people to grow food and work in the factories. They had a large navy.
Thomas Jefferson An American lawyer and founding father
18th Amendment Established the prohibition of alcohol beverages in the Unites States
19th Amendment Prohibits any citizen from being denied the right to vote on the bias of gender
21st Amendment Ending prohibition and its ban on alcohol beverages
Volstead act A law that enforced alcohol prohibition in the US during the 1920-33
Scopes Trial An American legal case in which a teacher was accused of violating butler act
Sugar act A law passed by the British parliament
Intolerable act A law passed by the British parliament after the Boston Tea Party
Unjustifiable acts Not able to be shown to be right or reasonable
Boston Tea Party An entire shipment of tea was destroyed and dumped into the ocean
Checks and Balances Counterbalancing influences by which and organization or system is regulated
"Supreme Law of the Land" All treaties made or which shall be made
Federal VS. State powers The United States Constitution was provided a structure by the United States Government operates, while establishing a connection between the Federal Government and the states
Reconstruction The action and process of reconstructing or being more constructed
Rehabilitation The action of restoring someone to health or normal
Federalism Federalism is a government where the constitution provides power that's divided between a central form of government and regional governments like states
Trigger that began WWI The triggered was the assassination of the Austrian archduke, Franz Ferdinand and his wife
Music movement in the 1920s The roaring twenties; jazz age
Progressive movement An American reform movement that occurred principally during the time between the Reconstruction after the American Civil War
Main ideas of the Anti-Federalists Country lie in the cities and Jefferson believed that the future of the country
Harlem Renaissance Literary movement in the 1920s that centered on Harlem and was an early manifestation of black consciousness in the US
Allied powers of WWI An alliance is an agreement made between two or more countries to give each other help when they needed it
Gilded age Serious social problems
Year for women to gain vote Woman's suffrage
Prohibition Movement The act of prohibiting the manufacturing
Laissez Faire A policy or attitude of letting things take their own course, without interfering
Robert E. Lee
Factors that shaped the North's development The colonies of the Chesapeake are Maryland, Virginia and Delaware
What was the North called during the civil war
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