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Abc book of u s history

ABC Book of U.S History

Created By:

Eduardo Naranjo


  • Abolitionism- movement to end slavery

  • Andrew Jackson- ordered the “trails of tears”, and supported the power of the national government


  • Benjamin Franklin- Author, publisher, inventor and diplomat

  • Bill of Rights- First 10 amendments added to the U.S Constitution


  • Carney, William- First African American awarded the Medal of Honor, held the flag at Fort, Wagner

  • Calhoun, John C.- Doctrine o nullification which said that a state could decide if a law was constitutional


  • Declaration of Independence- written by Thomas Jefferson

  • Davis, Jefferson- Pres.Confederate States of America


Early Republic- A. Hamilton increased taxes in order to improve the national transportation system

  • Elizabeth Cady Stanton- Author of the declaration of the rights of women


  • Federalist Party- Believe in strong national government; higher tariffs

  • Fugitive Slave Act- Act that helped slave owners recover their runaway slaves from the North.


  • Gibbons v. Ogden (1824)- said that federal government had the power to regulate trade between states.

  • George Washington- Commander-in-chief of the continental army


  • Henry David Thoreau- American essayist, poet, wrote “Civil Disobedience”

  • Horace Mann- Father of Public Education; believed all children had the right to free education


  • Individual Rights- first 10 amendments of the constitution protect individual rights against the power of the government.

  • Important Leaders- Federalist-John Adams and Alexander HamiltonAnti-Federalist- Thomas Jefferson and James Madison


  • Jamestown- Founded in 1607- first permanent colony

  • John Paul Jones- founder of the U.S Navy, led raids on British ships


  • Kansas-Nebraska Act- All were examples of the government compromises that actually spread slavery further in the country.

  • King George 3- King of England during the American Revolution


  • Limited Government- Placed strict limits on government to protect the people.

  • Lincoln, Abraham- Pres. United States during Civil War


  • Morse, Samuel- Inventor of the telegraph

  • Morrill Act- Land grant that established agricultural- universities (Texas A & M)


  • Nullification Compromise- Henry Clay’s compromise to end the nullification crisis when the tariff would be lowered over a 10- year period

  • Northwest Ordinance- Established government for the Northwest Territory and described how a territory becomes a state.


  • Override- To overturn or defeat, as a bill proposed in Congress

  • Otis, James- Young lawyer in Boston