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4th Six Weeks Review

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date of Declaration of Independence 1776
date of the ratification of the Constitution 1787
date of the founding of Jamestown 1607
date of the signing of the Mayflower compact 1620
date of the Louisiana Purchase 1803
leader of the Sons of Liberty Sam Adams
Author of Common Sense Thomas Paine
Author of the Declaration odf Independence Thomas Jefferson
Commander and chief of the American Revolution army George washington
first Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton
leader of the Democratic/Republican Party Thomas Jefferson
leader of the Quakers William Penn
reason for the Louisiana Purchase access to Port of New Orleans
group of poeple who settled in Georgia debtors
group of people who settled in Pennsylvania Quakers
group of people who settled in Massachusetts Puritans
Which document included the idea of self-rule? Mayflower Compact
Which document was a list of greivances against Great Britain? Declaration of Independence
Which document was the first constitution? Articles of Confederation
What very early document, written in 1215 was a foundation for our constiution? Magna Carta
Who bought the Louisiana Purchase? Thomas Jefferson
What did George Washington warn against in his farewell address? political parties and getting involved in European problems
Which battle began the Revolutionary war? Lexington and Concord
Which battle was the turning point of the Revolutionary War? Saratoga
After which battle did Cornwallis surrendar to Washington? Yorktown
What treaty ended the revolutionary War? Treaty of Paris
How was the slave issue resolved in the Constitution? 3/5 compromise
How was the issue of representation resolved in the Consitution? Great compromise----two houses--Senate and House of Representatives
What principle did the Marbury verses Madison case introduce? Judicial review
mercantilism a mother country's attempt to control the trade of her colonies
Federalsits supported the Cosntitution
Anti-federalists would not support the Constitution without a Bill of Rights
impressment a major cause of the War of 1812
Proclamation of 1763 forbid colonists to cross the Appalachian Mountains
second amendment the right to bare arms
5th amendment due process
first amendment freedom of speech, religion,press, assembly, and petition
tenth amendment states' rights
8th amendment no cruel and unusual punishment
3rd amendment abolish the quartering Act
separation of powers each branch of government has separate and equal powers
checks and balances each branch of government "checks" over the others to assure no one branch becomes too powerful
federalism sharing power between Federal and state governments
limited government the government has "limits" ---they may not take away anyone's Constitutional rights
republicanism we choose a representative to make our decisions in Congress
1861-65 Civil War
Westward Expansion Manifest Destiny
cotton gin inventor Eli Whitney
interchangeable parts inventor Eli whitney
bloodles revolution industrial revolution
Abraham Lincoln president during Civil War
Ulysses S. Grant Union general
Robert E. Lee Confederate general
Jefferson Davis Confederate president
Dorothea Dix reformed mental health institutions
Elizabeth Cady Stanton organized Senecca Falls Convention
Frederick Douglas African American abolitionist
Harriet Beecher Stowe wrote Uncle Tom's Cabin
Harriet Tubman conductor of Underground Railroad
William Lloyd Garisson wrote the Liberator
Horrace Mann reformed public education
13th amendment abolished slavery
14th amendment gave citizenship to African Americans
15th amendment gave voting rights to African Americans
Dred Scott Case repealed the Missouri Compromise
Created by: Mreyff
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