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100
Italian sailor who sailed under the Spanish flag and realized South America wasn't Asia. This continent was named after him.
Who is Amerigo Vespucci.
100
The Ohio River Valley was a main area of dispute for this war.
What is the French & Indian War.
100
This man was known as the "Father of the Constitution".
Who is James Madison.
100
Sold by the French to help them finance a war in Europe. ($.42/acre x 828,000 square miles)
What is the Louisiana Purchase.
100
States' rights vs. Federal Power was a major cause of this war.
What was the Civil War.
200
Defeated the Aztec and established "New Spain" in the Americas.
Who was Hernan Cortes.
200
British taxes angered colonists who claimed this.
What is "no taxation without representation".
200
This was the first obstacle that the founding fathers faced as they were assembled in Philadelphia.
What is to get George Washington to attend the convention.
200
The belief that democracy should spread from coast to coast.
What is Manifest Destiny.
200
The Emancipation Proclamation did this.
What was free slaves in the rebellious Southern states.
300
Native American populations were wiped out as a result of this.
What was infectious disease.
300
Anti-British protestors gathered and were fired upon which became known as this.
What is the Boston Massacre.
300
The delegates to the convention thought that they were there to do this to the Articles of the Confederation.
What is to amend them.
300
Independent country for a few years after war with Mexico.
What is Texas.
300
Those who fought for the freedom of slaves were known as this.
What were abolitionists.
400
Although preaching that they came for the 3 G's, early explorers came to Jamestown for this.
What is Gold.
400
This was the outcome of the Revolutionary War.
What is the United States became an independent nation.
400
This counter-plan favored the small states which awarded representation based on membership, regardless of the population.
What is the New Jersey Plan.
400
California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah, parts of Colorado resulted from this conflict.
What was the Mexican War.
400
The major obstacle that the nation faced after the Civil War.
What was Reconstruction (to rebuild the South).
500
This group of people settled primarily in the New England colonies.
Who are the Puritans.
500
This document (written by the man with beautiful amber hair) stated the charges laid against King George and declared it's freedom.
What is the Declaration of Independence.
500
These people opposed the ratification of the Constitution and were against a larger, central government.
Who are the anti-Federalists.
500
Set precedent by removing Cherokee from homeland and forcing them on a reservation.
500
Greatest killer of men during the Civil War.
What was disease.
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