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100

Another name for lines of longitude

What are meridians?

100

War between French and British that caused blockades that hurt American trade. Native Americans sided with the British. 

What is the war of 1812?

100

A system for producing and distributing goods and services to fulfill people's wants

What is an economy?

100

A group of 28 countries that has agreed to protect each other in case of attack; founded in 1949

What is NATO?

100

Freedom of religion, controlling the US from afar, high taxation, lack of representation in Britain

What are the reasons for the American Revolution?

200

The tropic of cancer

What is 23.5 degrees North?

200

Confederate general who had opposed secession but did not believe the Union should be held together by force

Who is Robert E Lee?

200

the country's central banking system, which is responsible for the nation's monetary policy by regulating the supply of money and interest rates

What is the Federal Reserve System?

200

A document which spells out the principles by which a government runs and the fundamental laws that govern a society

What is the constitution?

200

Supreme Court case that decided US Congress did not have the power to prohibit slavery in federal territories and slaves could not be taken away without due process

What is Dred Scott vs Sanford?

300

A set of satellites used to help determine location anywhere on Earth's surface with a portable electronic device

What is GPS?
300

a notion held by 19th-century Americans that the United States was destined to rule the continent

What is Manifest Destiny?

300

established to ensure fair competition 

What is the fair trade commission? 

300

This amendment abolished slavery

What is the 13th amendment?

300

A prolonged war between the communist armies of North Vietnam and the non-communist armies of South Vietnam

What is the Vietnam War?

400

conical, cylindrical, azimuthal

What are types of map projections?

400

1954 case that overturned Separate but Equal standard of discrimination in education

What is Brown v Board of Education?

400

a tax levied by the US IRS on the annual earnings of individuals, corporations, trusts and other legal entities

What are Federal Taxes?

400

A system of government in which the legislature selects the prime minister or president

What is a parliamentary system?

400

President Truman's policy of providing economic and military aid to any country threatened by communism or totalitarian ideology

What is the Truman Doctrine?

500

a process in which a section of the Earth's crust is folded and deformed by lateral compression to form a mountain range

What is orogeny?

500

a law making body made of two houses 

What is bicameral legislature?

500

A United States program of economic aid for the reconstruction of Europe

What is the Marshall Plan?

500

Control public schools, local elections, control trade, provide laws for safety

What is state powers?

500

fear that communists were working to destroy the American way of life 

What is the red scare?

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