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2012 State Assessment Vocabulary Review: U.S. History. American Wars. The War of 1812: A war to stop a British Invasion. The victory comes largely from the British having to focus on issues at home. Andrew Jackson wins the battle of New Orleans, which will help lead him to the presidency

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2012 state assessment vocabulary review u s history

2012 State Assessment Vocabulary Review: U.S. History


American wars

American Wars

The War of 1812: A war to stop a British Invasion. The victory comes largely from the British having to focus on issues at home. Andrew Jackson wins the battle of New Orleans, which will help lead him to the presidency

Mexican – American War: The U.S. goes to war with Mexico over a disputed border in Texas. The victory results in the U.S. gaining the Southwestern U.S: CA, NV, AZ, NM

Spanish American War: The U.S. goes to war with Spain over the alleged attack on the USS Maine. The victory results in Spain surrendering a number of their colonies (Philippines, Guam, Puerto Rico) and giving Cuba its independence.


Early american history

Early American History

Northwest Ordinance: Established how future states will be admitted to the Union (Ohio becomes the first)

Whiskey Rebellion: The government suppressed a rebellion by frontiersmen refusing to pay taxes on whiskey

Alien and Sedition Acts: Out of the fear of a war with France, the Government can deport any immigrants deemed dangerous and to prosecute anyone publishing false accusations of the government


Early american history pt 2

Early American History (pt. 2)

McCulloch v. Maryland: Supreme Court Decision, said states cannot interfere with Federal Government operations

National Bank (Constitutionality of): Congress created a bank to issue currency and manage government funds, some (Republicans) claimed this violated the Constitution, but supporters (Federalists) claim the Constitution does not forbid it, and therefore using a loose interpretation of the Constitution is allowed.

Classwork: State Assessment Practice, the 1920’s

Homework: Complete State Assessment review sheets (1st 8 terms)


Antebellum america

Antebellum America

Missouri Compromise: Admits Maine (Free) and Missouri (Slave) as states and outlaws Slavery north of 36’30”

Compromise of 1850: To settle issues over slavery, Congress admits California as a free state, passes a fugitive slave law, and allows Southwestern territories to vote on slavery (Popular Sovereignty)

Fugitive Slave Act: Requires law enforcement to arrest and return fugitive slaves to the south.

Kansas – Nebraska Act: The Kansas and Nebraska territories are allowed to vote on the issue of slavery (Popular Sovereignty)

Frederick Douglass: Escaped slave that became a powerful anti-slavery speaker


Civil war

Civil War

1st Bull Run: The first major battle of the Civil War, revealed that the war would be longer than most originally thought

Shiloh: Battle in Tennessee, U.S. Grant’s army is surprised and barely survives

Antietam: Confederates invade the North (1st time) and are defeated, Lincoln issues the Emancipation Proclamation.

Emancipation Proclamation: Frees all slaves in the territory in rebellion against the U.S. (the Confederacy)

Classwork: Assessment Review, The Red Scare

Homework: Complete tonight’s Assessment Review Sheets

.1920’s Test Friday


Civil war part 2

Civil War Part 2

Gettysburg: The Confederates invade the North (2nd time) and are defeated. The turning point in the East as the Confederates will never recover from their casualties

Sherman’s March to the Sea: Union General William T. Sherman devastates Georgia through the use of Total War against Southern civilians and economy

Guerilla: Non-uniformed soldier that typically fights by covert methods


Reconstruction and the plains

Reconstruction and the Plains

Jim Crow: Southern Segregation Laws

Carpetbagger: Northerners that moved to the South during Reconstruction for economic opportunities

Sand Creek Massacre: Soldiers under Col. John Chivington massacre Cheyenne in the Western Kansas Territory (now Colorado), after a peace treaty had been signed.


The gilded age

The Gilded Age

Triangle Shirtwaist Fire: Fire in a New York sweatshop that killed 146 workers largely due to the negligence of the owners

Emigrant: a person leaving a country or area

Immigrant: A person arriving in a new country or area

Push Factor: Reasons why a person moves away from an area (emigrates)

Pull Factor: Reasons why a person moves into an area (immigrates)

Classwork: Assessment Review, The Great Migration

Homework: Complete tonight’s Assessment Review Sheets

1920’s Test Friday


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