Exploration
Colonial Grievances
New Government/ Presidencies
Age of Jackson/Manifest destiny
Civil War
100

What are the 3 motives for exploration?

God, Gold, Glory

100

This 1764 act was put in place to pay off debt from the war and taxed items such as sugar, coffee, and molasses.

Sugar Act

100

What is the first attempt at a constitution. However, its main problem is it put too much power in the hands of state governments?

Articles of the confederation

100

An 800 mile trek made by the Cherokee from their homeland in Georgia to the Indian Territory; resulted in the deaths of almost one-fourth of the Cherokee people is called what?

The trail of tears

100

This is seen as the "straw that broke the camel's back" as the south felt they had lost their voice. Abraham Lincoln won.

Election of 1860

200

What is the first established Colony in the new world?

Jamestown

200

What is the name of the violence in which broke out between colonists and the British in 1770 in which some 4 colonists dead?

Boston Massacre

200

What 2 things does the great compromise create?

House of representatives and Senate

200

What political party was created to oppose Jackson?

Whigs

200

What supreme court case led to slavery being legal in the north?

Dredd Scott v. Sanford

300

Name at least one thing that America, Europe, and Africa each get in Triangular Trade. (Be Specific)

America=Slaves

Europe= Corn, Tobacco

Africa=Clothing

300

What was the name of the act in which 1763 restricted colonists from going west of the Appalachian mountains? The colonists begin to feel constrained.

Proclamation act of 1763

300

What series of laws limited American's freedom of speech and changed the standard for immigration?

Alien and Sedition Act

300

What president won the election of 1828 in very controversial fashion causing some to begin calling the election "corrupt"?

John Quincy Adams

300

This is the informal nickname given following the Kansas-Nebraska act because of all the tensions and violence in which were created because of popular sovereignty.

Bleeding Kansas

400

The rise of what brought slaves to the United States for their labor?

Plantations

400

What is the name of the group of extreme patriots in which incited a lot of the protests and riots in the colony? Responsible for the Boston Tea Party.

Sons of liberty

400

What does Thomas Jefferson do in response to American Impressment in which he hopes will force powers to recognize America's Neutrality? Ends up helping industries in the north.

Embargo

400

What supreme court case did Jackson defy when he kicked the Cherokee of their land?

Worchester v. Georgia

400

Describe the 13th, 14th, and 15th amendment

13th=ends slavery

14th=everyone has equal protections under the law

15th=allows African Americans the right to vote

500

What religious group led by John Winthrop fled to the US to escape religious freedom and reform the church of England? Very strict.

Puritans

500

What was the name of the Pamphlet by Thomas Paine in which mainstreamed the idea of independence in America?

Common Sense

500

What is the name of the woman who helped Lewis and Clark on their expedition to explore the new Louisiana Territory?

Sacajawea

500

Describe a "pet bank".

A small regional/state bank designed to take power away from the national bank

500

What is the name of the man who was president of the confederacy?

Jefferson Davis

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