Flashcards in Vocab Quiz #3 Deck (30):
Ritual performed by native Americans to make the white men move off of their land
Supreme Court case that determined the Federal Government had the power to regulate interstate commerce
Gibbons v. Ogden
Andrew Carnegie's belief that rich people are obligated to help out the poor
Gospel of Wealth
Agrement at the Constitutional Convention that created the Senate (to represent all states equally) and the House of Representatives (to represent states based on their populations)
Period in the late 1800's and early 1900's when many African Americans moved north
Famous abolitionists who grew up on a plantation in SC, then moved north where they lectured about how slaves were treated
Military arsenal where John Brown was captured for trying to provide slaves with stolen weapons.
Author of Uncle Tom's Cabin
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Law that an individual could vote if his grandfather had been legally capable of voting
Great negotiator - worked out the American System between the North and the West
Law giving land in the west to people who would build homes on it
Wrote "Rags to Riches" stories (late 1800's) about how hard work would lead to success
When one company buys up other companies engaged in the same type of business (one car company buys up another car company)
Virginia's legislative body during the colonial period - the first representative government in the colonies.
House of Burgesses
Co-founder of NAACP, but left because she felt it didn't fight hard enough for equality
Ida Wells Barnett
Federal law regulating the prices that Railroads could charge farmers for transporting crops
Interstate Commerce Act
President who completed Manifest Destiny by adding Washington, Arizona, California, etc.
James K. Polk
President of the Confederate States of America during the Civil War
Fiery abolitionist present at both "Bleeding Kansas" and Harper's Ferry.
Wrote in "The Social Contract" that man has the right to life, liberty, and property.
Supreme Court Chief Justice who greatly strengthened the power of the Supreme Court and the Federal Government
The power of the Supreme Court to review laws to make sure they are in agreement with the Constitution
Law stating that the question of slavery would be decided in two midwestern states through the use of Popular Sovereignty.
The idea that government should keep its hands out of the economy and let it run on its own
First battle of the Revolutionary War
Lexington & Concord
The idea that Government can only do what the Constitution specifically allows it to do
Lenient reconstruction plan that would allow states back into Congress after only a small portion of a state pledged allegiance to the US.
Lincoln 's 10% Plan
The idea that the Constitution should be interpreted in a way that allows maximum freedom and few limits
Along with Elizabeth Cady Stanton, she founded the Seneca Falls Convention.