Terms and Definitions
Farming and Land
US Government
Women in US History
US Presidents
100

The customs, arts, social institutions, and achievements of a particular nation, people, or other social group

What is culture?

100

What crop did Native Americans share share with and introduce to settlers?

What is corn?

100

This part of the US government passes laws and collects taxes.

What is Congress?

100

This woman sewed the first US Flag.

Who was Betsy Ross?

100

First president of the US.

Who was George Washington?

200

An agreement or a settlement of a dispute that is reached by each side making concessions

What is a compromise?

200

Materials or substances such as minerals, forests, water, and fertile land that occur in nature and can be used for economic gain.

What is a natural resource?

200
This government role is NOT elected by voters.

What are Supreme Court Justices?

200

"The Angel of the Battlefield"

Who was Clara Barton?

200

The 16th US President.

Who was Abraham Lincoln?

300

A person who purchases goods and services for personal use.

What is a consumer?

300

An agreement between the United States and Mexico, finalized in 1854, in which the United States agreed to pay Mexico $10 million for a 29,670 square mile portion of Mexico that later became part of Arizona and New Mexico.

What was the Gadsden Land Purchase?

300

Branch that enforces the laws.

What is the Executive Branch?

300

Helped advance women's right to vote.

Who was Susan B. Anthony?

300

This president freed the slaves when he accepted the surrender of Robert E. Lee.

Who was President Abraham Lincoln?

400

The lowest wage permitted by law or by a special agreement in an effort to ensure being paid a certain amount for work.

What is minimum wage?

400

The purchase of imperial rights to the western half of the Mississippi River basin from France by the United States in 1803.

What was the Louisiana Land Purchase?

400

Branch that makes the laws.

What is the Legislative Branch?

400

Led the Underground Railroad.

Who was Harriet Tubman?

400

President who also led the Rough Riders.

Who was Theodore Roosevelt?
500

The amount of a commodity, product, or service available and the desire of buyers for it, considered as factors regulating its price.

What is supply and demand?
500

Consisted of New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia.

What were the 13 Original Colonies?

500

Branch that evaluates laws.

What is the Judicial Branch?

500

Made efforts for equality and integration by sitting in the front of the bus.

Who was Rosa Parks?

500

President during WWI who helped create the League of Nations in an effort to work together to prevent another war.

Who was President Woodrow Wilson?

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