14th WYNTK

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Amendment Something that is added to the bill of rights.
Assimilate To fully understand
Bias When someone is giving more favor to another then someone else
Bicameral A legislative body
Boomtown A town that suddenly grows in population
Blockade To block something a certain area from going in or out
Capitalism A system that has losers and winners
Captain of Industry Someone that build a corporation and gives fair pay to his/hers workers
Checks & Balances It is a system were the 3 governments checking each other and gives balance of power
Congress Apart in the legislative branch that has two houses: senate and house of reps.
Due Process States have there own rights but must also follow the governments rights.
Economics Amount of money in there area and its growth
Emancipated To be free
Enfranchise To give the right to vote
Enumerated Mentioning separately
Federalism A system of government
Forty-Niners Someone in the Gold Rush
Free Enterprise A system were private business operates in competition
Habeas Corpus A person that is under arrest and then they get to see a judge or jury
Industry A place that makes stuff from raw material
Judicial The court or a judge
Ku Klux Klan A group of people that don't like blacks being free and want white supremacy
Manifest Destiny When white settlers moved West
Martyr A person who fights for there religious cause
Monopoly where a single company owns all the market for there product
Nomadic Of relating to or characteristics of nomads
Override when something gets overturned
Popular Sovereignty People give the government power
Ratify Sign or give formal consent
Radical Extreme
Republicanism Republicans
Robber Baron Somebody that doesn't give there workers fair pay and not good working condition
Rural Country
Separation Of Powers In the three branch the branches are separated
Social Darwinism The belief of losers and winners
Suffrage Someone that was for women's right to vote
Supreme COurt The highest court
Tariff Tax or duty to be paid on a particular class
Taxation Without Representation Boston tea party
Trade UNion Workers that help people to make safe working conditions
Urban City
Veto When the president doesn't like the bill he'll ____ it
Thomas Jefferson Thomas Jefferson was born on April 13, 1743, in Shadwell, Virginia. He was a draftsman of the U.S. Declaration of Independence; the nation's first secretary of state second vice president and, as the third president
Andrew Jackson Andrew Jackson won redemption four years later in an election that was characterized to an unusual. Shortly after his victory in 1828, the shy and pious Rachel died at the Hermitage; Jackson apparently believed the negative attacks had hastened her death.
Sacajawea Lead settlers through america and translated for them
James Polk Bought Louisiana territory
Fredrick Douglass Was a black writer
Harriet Beecher Stowe Wrote Uncle Toms Cabin
John Brown Was in charge of the Harper's Ferry Raid
Robert E. Lee Best general in civil war
Andrew Johnson Almost got impeached
Susan B. Anthony Women's right activist
Sitting Bull Last Indian to fight in a war against america
George Custer General who killed many Indians
Cornelius Vanderbilt Invested in railroads and was captain of industry
John Rockefeller Made his money off of steel
Andrew Carnegie Made his money off of oil
Jamestown First american settlement
Plymouth Second american settlement
Lexington and Concord There was a battle here
Erie Canal Proposed in 1808 and completed in 1825, the canal links the waters of Lake Erie in the west to the Hudson River in the east.
The Alamo The battle of the Alamo happened here
Harper's Ferry In October 1859, the U.S. military arsenal at Harper's Ferry was the target of an assault by an armed band of abolitionists led by John Brown
Fort Sumter First battle in civil war
Gettysburg This is where the bloodiest battle happened
Appomattox Courthouse This is were the civil war officially ended
Fords Theater This is where Lincoln got assassinated
Promontory Point, Utah Promontory Summit, Utah is the location where the United States' first Transcontinental Railroad was finished on May 10, 1869. The two railroads that joined were the Union Pacific and Central Pacific railroads.
Ellis and Angel Island From 1910-1940, Angel Island was an immigration station where immigrants entering the United States were detained and interrogated
Declaration Of Independence Gave freedom to america
Revolutionary War British and Americas war
Articles of Confederation First written constitution of the United States. Stemming from wartime urgency, its progress was slowed by fears of central authority and extensive land claims by states before was it was ratified on March 1, 1781.
Great Compromise Large and small states reached during the Constitutional Convention of 1787 that in part defined the legislative structure and representation that each state would have under the United States
Passing Constitution After Congress proposes an amendment, the Archivist of the United States, who heads the National Archives and Records Administration is charged with responsibility for administering the ratification process under the provisions of 1 U.S.C. 106b.
Adding Bill of Rights The Bill of Rights was added to the Constitution as the first ten amendments on December 15, 1791
Louisiana Purchase Bought from France
Missouri Compromise federal statute in the United States that regulated slavery in the country's western territories
Indian Removal Act passed by Congress on May 28, 1830, during the presidency of Andrew Jackson. The law authorized the president to negotiate with Indian tribes in the Southern United States for their removal
Mexican-American War marked the first U.S. armed conflict chiefly fought on foreign soil. It pitted a politically divided and militarily unprepared Mexico
Gold Rush People were finding gold in California
Homestead Act encouraged Western migration by providing settlers 160 acres of public land.
Industrial Revolution was the transition to new manufacturing processes
Underground Railroad a network of secret routes and safe houses used by 19th-century enslaved people of African descent in the United States
Seneca Falls Convention At the Wesleyan Chapel in Seneca Falls, N.Y., a woman’s rights convention–the first ever held in the United States
Compromise of 1850 January 29, 1850, in an attempt to seek a compromise and avert a crisis between North and South.
Kansas Nebraska Act created the territories of Kansas and Nebraska, opening new lands for settlement
Dred Scott v. Sanford Scott lost and blacks couldn't sew a white
Fugitive Slave Act If a black was caught in the North they would have to return them
Bleeding Kansas a series of violent political confrontations in the United States
Civil War War against North and South
Emancipation Proclamation declared that all persons held as slaves within the rebellious states are, and henceforward shall be free.
Civil War Draft Riots Rioters torched government buildings and, on July 15, fought pitched battles with troops.
Gettysburg Addres dedication ceremony for the National Cemetery of Gettysburg in Pennsylvania, on the site of one of the bloodiest and most decisive battles of the Civil War
Reconstruction history immediately following the Civil War in which the federal government set the conditions that would allow the rebellious Southern states back into the Union.
Civil War Amendments are the Thirteenth, Fourteenth, and Fifteenth amendments to the United States Constitution, adopted between 1865 and 1870, the five years immediately following the Civil War.
Completion of Transcontinental Railroad It allowed goods and people to travel quicker and safer
Indian Wars Indians would get in wars with america but it was really the other way around
Gilded Age 30 yrs after Civil War
Populist Party movement was a revolt by farmers in the South and Midwest against the Democratic and Republican Parties
Plessy v. Ferguson In 1896, the Supreme Court of the United States heard the case and held the Louisiana segregation
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