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Ritual performed by native Americans to make the white men move off of their land

Ghost Dance

2

Supreme Court case that determined the Federal Government had the power to regulate interstate commerce

Gibbons v. Ogden

3

Andrew Carnegie's belief that rich people are obligated to help out the poor

Gospel of Wealth

4

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)

Great Compromise

5

Period in the late 1800's and early 1900's when many African Americans moved north

Great Migration

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Famous abolitionists who grew up on a plantation in SC, then moved north where they lectured about how slaves were treated

Grimke Sisters

7

Military arsenal where John Brown was captured for trying to provide slaves with stolen weapons.

Harper's Ferry

8

Author of Uncle Tom's Cabin

Harriet Beecher Stowe

9

Law that an individual could vote if his grandfather had been legally capable of voting

Grandfather Clause

10

Great negotiator - worked out the American System between the North and the West

Henry Clay

11

Law giving land in the west to people who would build homes on it

Homestead Act

12

Wrote "Rags to Riches" stories (late 1800's) about how hard work would lead to success

Horatio Alger

13

When one company buys up other companies engaged in the same type of business (one car company buys up another car company)

Horizontal Integration

14

Virginia's legislative body during the colonial period - the first representative government in the colonies.

House of Burgesses

15

Co-founder of NAACP, but left because she felt it didn't fight hard enough for equality

Ida Wells Barnett

16

Federal law regulating the prices that Railroads could charge farmers for transporting crops

Interstate Commerce Act

17

President who completed Manifest Destiny by adding Washington, Arizona, California, etc.

James K. Polk

18

President of the Confederate States of America during the Civil War

Jefferson Davis

19

Fiery abolitionist present at both "Bleeding Kansas" and Harper's Ferry.

John Brown

20

Wrote in "The Social Contract" that man has the right to life, liberty, and property.

John Locke

21

Supreme Court Chief Justice who greatly strengthened the power of the Supreme Court and the Federal Government

John Marshall

22

The power of the Supreme Court to review laws to make sure they are in agreement with the Constitution

Judicial Review

23

Law stating that the question of slavery would be decided in two midwestern states through the use of Popular Sovereignty.

Kansas-Nebraska Act

24

The idea that government should keep its hands out of the economy and let it run on its own

Laissez-faire capitalism

25

First battle of the Revolutionary War

Lexington & Concord

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The idea that Government can only do what the Constitution specifically allows it to do

Limited Government

27

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

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The idea that the Constitution should be interpreted in a way that allows maximum freedom and few limits

Loose Interpretation

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Along with Elizabeth Cady Stanton, she founded the Seneca Falls Convention.

Lucretia Mott

30

Land purchased by Thomas Jefferson from France even though he didn't think the Constitution allowed him to.

Louisiana Territory