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SS final 2010

abolitionist someone who opposes slavery - The Quakers
fugitive a runaway slave
Andrew Jackson nicknamed Old Hickory, american hero during the Battle of New Orleans
Lewis and Clark expedition led by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark they explored the Louisiana Purchase
Jefferson Davis 1st and only president of the Confederate States of America
Robert E Lee american soldier who refused Abraham Lincoln's offer to lead the Union Army - aggreed to lead the Confederate forces. He was defeated at the Battle of Gettysburgh
John Marshall served in the House of Rep and as U.S. Secretary of State. Later became Chief Justice and involved in Marbury v. Madison
Samuel Slater considered founder of American cotton industry
War Hawk young members of Congress
Eli Whitney inventor of cotton gin, invention increased massive production of cotton
William Lloyd Garrison journalist and reformer published the Liberator and helped found the anti slavery society
Thomas Jefferson member of two Continental Congresses, declarations main author and one of its signers
James Madison delegate to the Constitutional Convention, 4th President of the US, author of Federalist Papers
Dred Scott filed suit for his freedom saying living in a free state made him a free man
Alexander Hamilton member of continental congress and constitutional convention, one of the authors of Federalist Papers, developed Bank of the US
John Adams vice president to George Washington, 2nd president of the US
John Quincy Adams Son of president John Adams, involved in the Monroe Doctrine, 6th president
James Monroe negotiator of the Louisiana Purchase
James Polk 11th president, settles the Oregon boundary with Great Britain and successfully conducted the Mexican-American war
Appalachian Mtns thousands of american settled near these mtns in the early 1800's
California admitted as a state in 1850
Erie Canal runs from albany to buffalo
Mississippi River flows from minnesota south to the gulf of mexico
philadelphia capital of the US from 1790-1800's
Rio grande spanish for great river,border between texas and mexico
seneca falls village in west central NY, 1st womans rights convention in the us
oregon trail a 2000 mile stretch thru the great plains from western missisouri to the oregon territory
battle of gettysburgh a union cival war victory that turned the tied against the conferederates at gettysburgh
battle of shiloh a civil war battle in tenessese in which the union army gained control over the mississippi valley
bill of rights 1st ammendent
dred scott v stanford the right to sue in federal court, denied enslaved african american US citizenship
depression economic growth goes down
emancipation proclamation an ordered issued by lincoln freeing the slaves in areas and rebelling against the union
federalism US system of gov in which power is distributed between a central gov and individual states
gadsen purchase US purchase of land from mexico in present day Arizona and New Mexico
industrial revolution a period of rapid growth in the use of machines in manufactoring and production
jays treaty John Jay set this agreement to work out problems between Britain and the US over Northwestern lands
judicial review supreme courts power to declare acts of congress unconstitutional
Kansas Nebraska Act a law that allowed voters to choose whether to allow slavery
Louisiana Purchase the purchase of French land between Mississippi River and the Rocky mtns - doubled the size of the US
Mercantalism an economic system
Marbury v Madison a ruling that established supreme court power of judicial review, allows them to review the laws to make sure they are constitutional
Monroe doctorine Monroe's statement declaring that any attempt by a foreign country to take over another colony act of hostilaty
nulification John C Calhoun dispute which states could ignore federal law if they violitated the constitution
politician party a group of people who organize to help elect gov officials
secession the act of formally withdrawing from the union
sectionolism devotion to the interest of one region or whole
siege union army's 6 week blockade
Spoils system a politicians practice of given gov jobs to his/her supporters
states right doctorine a belief that states power should be greater than federal gov
telegraph machine perfected by Samuel F B Moore used to send messages thru long distance wire
temperace movement encourage people to drink less achohol
textile cloth
trade union workers organization which tried to improve workers condition
trail of tears 800 mile march from Cheereoke homeland to Indian territory
Treaty of Ghent end to war of 1812
war of 1812 war between US and England interfering against the trade in France
washington's fare well address appeared in Philadelphia addressing economy, political partied and foreign policy
worcester v. georgia make georgia removal of Cheereoke's illegal
Woman's rights movement gave woman equal rights
yankees people from the North
popular soveirghenty idea that politicial authority belongs to the people
confederate states of america southerns states when they succeeded from the union
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