• U.S. History Vocabulary

    Terms #1

     

    Mercantilism

    Navigation Acts

    Cash Crop  

    Proclamation of 1763

    Patriot

    Tory 

    Saratoga

    Treaty of Paris 1783

    Articles of Confederation

    Northwest Ordinance 1787

     

    Terms #2

    Federalism

    Checks & Balances

    Electoral College

    Ratify

    Federalists

    Anti-Federalists

    Unwritten Constitution

    Elastic Clause 

    Cabinet

    Judicial Review  

     


    Terms #3

    Two-Party System

    Alien & Sedition Acts

    Neutrality

    XYZ Affair

    Jay’s Treaty

    Alexander Hamilton

    Supremacy Clause

    Protective Tariff

    Excise tax

     

    Terms #4

    Judicial Review

    Louisiana Purchase

    John Marshall

    Blockade

    Embargo

    Impressment

    Treaty of Ghent

    Marbury v. Madison

    Monroe Doctrine

    Era of Good Feelings

     

    Terms #5  

    Missouri Compromise

    Sectionalism

    Worcester v. Georgia

    Tariff of Abominations

    Whig Party

    Pet Banks

    Spoils System

    Indian Removal Act

    Trail of Tears

     

    Terms #6

    Manifest Destiny

    Annex

    Cede

    Gold Rush

    Transcontinental Railroad
    Homestead Act
    Oregon Trail
    Treaty of Fort Laramie

      Dawes Act

    Battle of Wounded Knee
     

    Terms#7

    Abolition

    Antebellum

    Cult of Domesticity

    Temperance Movement

    Seneca Falls Convention

    Second Great Awakening

    Transcendentalism

    Civil disobedience

    Utopian Community

    Market Revolution

     

    Terms #8

    Compromise of 1850

    Secession

    Popular Sovereignty

    Fugitive Slave Act

    Underground Railroad

    Kansas-Nebraska Act

    Bleeding Kansas

    Confederacy

    Emancipation Proclamation

    Gettysburg Address

     

    Terms #9

    Reconstruction

    Radical Republicans

    Freedman's Bureau

    Scalawag

    Carpetbaggers

    Sharecropping

    Ku Klutz Klan

    Compromise of 1877

    Jim Crow Laws

    Segregation

     

    Terms #10

    Political Machine

    Sherman Anti-Trust Act

    Interstate Commerce Act

    Social Darwinism

    Bessemer Process

    Credit Mobilier Scandal

    Monopoly

    American Federation of Labor
    Populism
    Bimetallism

     

    Terms #11

    Melting Pot

    Assimilation

    Cultural Pluralism

    Nativism

    Tenement

    Ellis Island

    Angel Island

    Urbanization
    Americanization Movement
    Pendleton Civil Service Act (1883)

     

     Terms #12

    Progressivism
    Trustbuster

    Muckraker

    Suffrage

    Clayton Anti-Trust Act

    NAACP

    Federal Reserve System

    Meat Inspection Act

    Pure Food & Drug Act

    Federal Trade Commission

     

    Terms #13

    Imperialism

    Yellow Journalism

    Rough Riders

    Big Stick Diplomacy

    Great White Fleet

    Panama Canal

    Open Door Policy

    Protectorate

    Boxer Rebellion

    Jingoism

     
    Terms #14

    Nationalism

    Militarism
    Trench Warfare
    Zimmermann Note
    Selective Service Act
    Armistice
    War Industries Board
    Espionage and Sedition Acts
    Great Migration
    League of Nations
     

    Terms #15

    Flapper

    Harlem Renaissance

    Speculation

    Teapot Dome Scandal

    Anarchists

    Speakeasies

    Bootlegging

    Fundamentalism

    Scopes "Monkey" Trial

     

    Terms #16

    Great Depression

    Credit
    Buying on Margin

    Black Tuesday

    Shantytown

    Bread lines

    Dust Bowl

    Direct Relief

    Bonus Army

     

    Terms #17

    New Deal

    Deficit Spending

    Lend-Lease Act

    Rationing

    Pearl Harbor

    Internment

    "Island hopping"

    D-Day

    Nuremberg Trials

    United Nations

     

    Terms #18

    Containment

    "Red Scare"

    Marshall Plan

    Berlin Airlift

    NATO

    Sputnik

    McCarthyism

    Warsaw Pact

    Baby Boom

    Consumerism

     

    Terms #19
    Flexible Response

    Berlin Wall

    Hot line

    Limited Test Ban Treaty

    Great Society

    Brown vs. Board of Education

    Freedom Riders

    De facto segregation

    De jure segregation

    Affirmative Action

     

    Terms #20

    Civil Rights Act (1964)

    Roe v. Wade

    Feminism

    National Organization for Women

    Equal Rights Amendment

    American Indian Movement

    United Farm Workers Organization Committee

    Martin Luther King

    Malcom X

    Cesar Chavez

     

    Terms   #21

    Ho Chi Minh Trail

    Geneva Accords

    Vietcong

    Tonkin Gulf Resolution

    Doves

    Hawks

    Tet Offensive

    My Lai Massacre

    Pentagon Papers

    War Powers Act

     

    Terms #22

    Environmental Protection Agency

    Three Mile Island

    Strategic Defense Initiative

    Supply side economics

    Deregulation

    Sandra Day O’Connor

    Geraldine Ferraro

    AIDS

    Tiananmen Square

    War on Terrorism

     

     

     

     

     

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