Which treaty ended the Revolutionary War?
Treaty of Paris 1783
Which explorer came through Pickens County?
Who surrender in the Civil War?
Robert E Lee
What was the Great Compromise
Virginia and New Jersey Plan mixed. One party (the Senate) has 2 per state. One party (the House) has representatives by the population
The slaves were counted as ⅗ of a person
The ⅗ Compromise
Missouri and Maine
Compromise of 1820
Compromise of 1850
What happened Thomas Jefferson and the Louisiana Purchase
Jefferson was gonna buy NOLA for 10,000,000 and the Spainish sold the whole state for 15,000,000
How many times has the U.S, constitution been admitted?
What were the first 10 amendments
The Bill of Right
13, 14,15,16 amendments
- Freed Slaves
- Made them citizens (slaves)
- Gave the slaves voting rights
- Income Tax
who wrote Sinners in the hands of an angry God and what kind of preaching was that?
Jonathan Edwards and Fire and Brimstone
Oldest son gets everything
When was the First Thanksgiving
judging someone’s else’s culture by your standards and what you do
Who was George the 3rd
he was on the throne from 1760 to 1820- before he left the throne he went crazy
What was the Loode government
Articles of Confederation
what is the Middle Passage
it was the point where they slaves would get transported, hand full of oatmeal
between england and colonies, they took advantage of the colonies and their resources; British colonies only trade with Britain
Know How to make a law
- It is written down, given a number, given a public reading, assigned to a committee, then it is voted on
- After sending through the house, you have to go to the senate and do the whole process again, after this they would have to have identical conclusion
- They have a joint committee to decide on it then they have to send it through both house and senate again
- If it makes it pass that then it has to go to the president (if signed then it is immediately put into law) if not signed it is sent back to Congress and if it voted by ⅔ (66%) it gets put in law
- Someone can challenge this in court, Supreme Court has 9 people in it. If is doesn’t go against the constitution the law is thrown out but if not the law stands as is.
- You can change the supreme court by changing the constitution by getting Congress to vote (75%) you can also get (75%) of the states and it can be changed.
Roe vs. Wade
abortion; they wanted it to be medically supervised
Gideon vs. Wainwright.
he tried to be his own lawyer because he could not afford one, they then said that the government would appoint you with one
Miranda vs. Arizona
hey started making everyone state their rights when they were arrested it
If you were not stated your rights you can have the case thrown out.
Plessy vs.Ferguson 1896
supreme court ruled separate could be equal
Brown vs. Board of Education 1954
came against that and said that separate was not equal
No taxation without representation and what does it mean
The Colonies war cry. It was where American colonists were being taxed by a British Parliament to which they had no representatives
Checks and Balances
where no one branch gets too much power
The President’s veto over rules everything but how much does it take to veto him
It takes 66% for veto
The 3 g’s
Gold, God, Glory. (In that order)
South vs North differences
the south was in favor of slavery and the north was against it.
What happened to Lincoln in Ford’s theater
was shot in the back of the head by John Wilks Booth
that the USA would rule over the continent from East to West
the rules they set up when they got off the Mayflower. You don’t work you don’t eat.
What was the starving
The first winter for the Pilgrims. More that half of them died
The school law was for kids to be able to read the bible
The Massachusetts Law
Why did people want their kids to know how to read
So they could read their bible
Who were the people in the underground railroad?
was an English man who married a Indian girl and wrote the General History of Virginia
Where was The Lost Colony
What was the word carved into the tree when the Colonist got back to Roanoke
Where was the first conoly
St. Augustine, Fl
What was the first successful colony?
What is the black legend?
The Spanish were Cruel to the natives
What primary source proved the Black Legend right
Las Costas Diary
Cortez killed Montezuma even after making a deal to give him a lot of gold
Getting used to your new environment
The Indians gave what disease to the Europeans
Had STD’s and gave it to the Europeans
The Europeans gave what disease to the Indians and what happened to the Indians
Europeans brought smallpox
Indians died because they weren’t immune to it.
Who was Lewis and Clark
Explorers for the Louisiana Purchase. They were sent to check out what we bought
These people Opposed to alcohol
Shot by prominent politician
Who shot Alexander Hamilton
January 24, 1848
Where they first found golds
What is significant about this date December 14 1819.
Alabama became a state
These two people ran off and made their own free colony
Anne Hutchinson and Roger Williams
Who was the only confederate president?
Who was the Little Giant
Stephen A. Douglass
What was Lincoln’s trade
Who Surrendered to Washington and why did he
He was surrounded
Only freed slaves in state of rebellion
Where was the first Confederate Capital and where was it moved to
Montgomery, AL to Richmond VA
Died in the Battle of Chancellorsville by friendly fire
Sending someone to fight for you
Didn’t live in white house
Set the limit to 2 terms but that didn’t become a law until after
What 3 things was George Washington known for
First commander in chief
Found on accident by the natives
Working for Isabella and Ferdinand from Spain
What was CC 3 ships
Nina, Pinta, and Santa Maria
What year did CC sail the ocean blue
First European to see Pacific
Said all the way around the world
He was killed by the natives somewhere through.
Believe in many gods
What did Lincoln say the Civil War was fought for
To preserve the Union
What did the South say the Civil War was about
Compare British and American Soldiers
Do yall know this one
Compare North and South
Do yall know this one
THE NINE REINDEER
Dasher and Dancer and Prancer and Vixen and Comet and Cupid and Donner and Blitzen. RUDOLPH