Colonial - 1815
Anteb & CivWar
Reconst - Imp
Prog - WW2
1945 - Present
1945 - NOW
RANDOM

100

Pamphlet published in January 1776 that urged separation from Great Britain. The author, Thomas Paine, argued that citizens, not kings and queens, should make laws and that the 13 colonies should be independent 

"Common Sense"

100

Maine free

Missouri slave

36-30 line in LP Territory

Missouri Compromise

100

This attack in Hawaii brought America into WW2


200

 In 1619, this first representative assembly in America met for the first time in Virginia.

Jamestown House of Burgesses

200

This systematic mass murder of 6 million Jews and other ethnic minorities by the Nazis became known as the ______________. 

Holocaust

300

Before disembarking from the Mayflower, 41 male passengers signed the __________________, an agreement that forms the basis of the colony's government to frame just and equal laws for the general good of the colony.

Mayflower Compact

400

In 1777, the Continental Congress adopted the first U.S. constitution. What was it called?

Articles of Confederation

500

Massachusetts uprising against high taxes. Convinced many that a new, stronger national government was needed. 

Shays's Rebellion

500

Francis Scott Key wrote: 

The Star Spangled Banner

600

This landmark Supreme Court decision greatly expanded the power of the Court by establishing its right to declare acts of Congress unconstitutional (judicial review)

Marbury v. Madison

600

Clay's American System: 

1. BUS

2. Internal improvements (roads & canals)

3. ___________________________ 

protective tariff

700

Eli Whitney's invention of the _____________ greatly increases the demand for slave labor.

cotton gin

800

This law, signed by POTUS Thomas Jefferson, severely damaged the US economy in the early 1800s. 

The Embargo Act of 1807

900

Impressment, freedom of the seas, British arming the Indians, War Hawks, and the desire for Canada (?) all brought on this war.

War of 1812

1000

Greatest American victory of the War of 1812?

Battle of New Orleans

1100

1794 uprising in Pennsylvania over an alcoholic excise tax. 

Whiskey Rebellion