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Super 100 Greatest American History Facts

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  • Jamestown, Virginia, the first permanent English settlement, was founded in 1607.
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  • The Declaration of Independence was signed July 4, 1776 (Written by Thomas Jefferson).
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3. The Constitution of the United States was written in 1787- James Madison is the “Father”

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Sold!

To the United States for $15 million!

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4. President Thomas Jefferson purchased the Louisiana Territory from France in 1803.

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5. The Civil War was fought from 1861-1865.

Union

Confederates

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6. The ___House of Burgesses was the first representative assembly in the new world.

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7. The first battle of the American Revolution was at Lexington and Concordin April 1775.

That’s good stuff!

Hey Ralph! I bet they hear this shot ‘round the world!

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8. The Battle of Saratoga was the turning point of the American Revolution (French entered the war).

If you get shot, can I have your Freedom Fries?

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http://www.britishbattles.com/battle-yorktown.htm

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9. The British defeat in 1781 at Yorktown, Virginia by George Washington’s troops signaled the end of the American Revolution.

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10. Mercantilism is an economic system in which the mother country controls the trade of its colonies.

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11. A tariff is a tax on goods brought into a country (designed to protect home industries).

Foreign Merchant

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12. Republicanismis a system of representative government in which voters elect representatives to make laws for them.

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13. The Three Branches of Government are the Legislative, Executive, and Judicial Branches.

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14. Checks and Balances is a system set up by the Constitution in which each branch of the federal government has the power to check, or control, the actions of the other branches.

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15. Federalism is the sharing of power between the states and the national government.

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16. The Legislative Branch makes the laws. The Executive Branch enforces the laws. The Judicial Branch interprets the meaning of the laws.

My name is Bill Lawmaker.

I veto you

You are

SO guilty!!!

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We are the knights who say

Ni!

17. The Magna Carta, signed in 1215 by King John, was the first document that limited power of the ruler.

Magna Carta, 1215

“No freeman shall be seized … except by the lawful judgment of his peers (equals), or by the law of the land.”

Bring me

a shrubbery!

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18. The - an agreement signed in 1620 by the Pilgrims in Plymouth. It is

a set of rules for running the colony.

Does the Indian think he’s hiding?

Don’t go! I’m cold & I want my mommy.

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19. The Proclamation of 1763limitedthe colonies fromexpanding west of the Appalachian Mountains

Do not cross, by order

of the British

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20. The Treaty of Paris of 1763 ended the French and Indian War. The debt from the war led to increased British taxation of the colonies.

‘Ere’s your tea, MATE!

Your Coercive Acts are Intolerable!

Poop on your duty.

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King James II

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21. The English Bill of Rights of 1689 protected the rights of English citizens and became the basis for the American Bill of Rights.

“That it is the right of the subjects to petition the king”

I will RULE you, punk!

You’re out Daddy & we are in. We know Parliament has the funk.

William& Mary

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22. These acts following the French & Indian War ticked off the Colonies and eventually led to the Revolution!

Sugar

1764

Tea

1773

Stamp

1765

Quartering Act

1765

Intolerable or Coercive

1774

Townshend

1767

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23. Common Sense - a pamphlet by Thomas Paine that convinced many colonists to support independence from Great Britain.

It is “Paine-ful” to not use Common Sense.

Get it?

Ha ha!

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24. Thomas Paine wrote pamphlets like Common Sense and The Crisis to encourage American independence and resolve.

These are the times that try men’s souls

The Crisis

Common Sense

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25. Ben Franklin wrote the Albany Plan of Union – “Join or Die!” He also signed the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution.

An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.

Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.

Energy and persistence conquer all things.

He that falls in love with himself will have no rivals.

He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.

Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today.

I am in the prime of senility.

Well done is better than well said.

Creditors have better memories than debtors.

Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.

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26. Sam Adams, a member of the Sons of Liberty and leader of the Boston Tea Party, stirred public support for American independence.

Die, you defenseless American rebels! We massacre your for no reason! (according to Paul Revere)

“If ye love wealth better than liberty...Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you.”

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27. The fiery orator, patriot and Anti-FederalistPatrick Henrycalled for American independence and later opposed the Constitution because it did not protect individual liberties.

“Give me liberty or give me death!”

I got your Bill of Rights right here, you stinkin’ Anti-Federalist!

I smell a rat…

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28.George Washingtonwas the leader of the Continental Army who later became the first President of the United States .

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29. A patriot is someone who supported American independence during the Revolution.

I’m a Patriot, too!

TOUCHDOWN!

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30. A loyalist is someone who supported maintaining British rule over the colonies during the Revolution.

Why don’t you hold the end of this electrified string, you dirty loyalist!

I sure do like England, Dad.

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31. King George III of England: He offended the colonies with his taxes and abuses of our rights as Englishman.

King George III – Statue being pulled down

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32. The Declaration of Independence - a list of grievances against King George III - was written by Thomas Jefferson-July 4, 1776. It declared the colonies independent from England.

Dear Georgie,

You stink.

Love, Tom

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33. Unalienable rights are rights that cannot be given up, taken away or transferred. Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness, are some of those rights.

Arf!

I am the King of this kennel, and I will take them If I want!

Bark!!

Grrrrr… My Rights are God-given, natural rights and you can’t take them from me!!

Woof!

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34. The Articles of Confederation – Our 1st National government with one branch (legislative). The states have most of the power. It would be replaced by the Constitution in 1787.

  • Weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation
  • No executive branch
  • No levying of taxes
  • No judicial branch
  • No regulation of trade
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35. The Northwest Ordinance of 1787 established the procedures for the expansion of the United States and explains that new states are admitted to the Union equal to existing states.

Congress appoints governor

To rule territory

MN

With 5,000 free adult males, elect a territorial legislature

WI

MI

60,000 total free population,

write a constitution

IL

IN

OH

Congressional approval of

Constitution means statehood

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36. The Treaty of Paris of 1783 ended the American Revolution and forced Britain to recognize the United States as an independent nation.

Ahh… Paris. Such a wonderful – HEY! Where did the British go?!?

Come on, mates. Let’s go home and get some fish and chips.

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37. Shays’ Rebellion highlighted the weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation & convinced many Founders of the need for a stronger national government.

GW should be scared! Take my farm? I’ll whup that tax man from a sittin’ position.

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38. Alexander Hamilton: a leader of the Federalists, first Treasurer of the United States, and creator of the Bank of the U.S. - killed in a duel by the V. P. of the U. S.

Elastic Clause

Suck eggs Tom!! The national government must be strong & the bank’s a great idea.

The bank is unconstitutional.

Power to the states & may my V.P. shoot you dead!

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House of Representatives (435)

Senate -2 for each state

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39. The Great Compromise created a bi-cameral (2 House) Legislature we call Congress. Representation in the House of Representatives based on population; the Senate--each state gets 2.

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40. The Constitution (our written plan of government) - Created: Philadelphia, 1787. Provides a strong national government with power balanced between the 3 branches.

Power

Executive

Power

Power

Legislative

Judicial

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I should win “Father of the Year” for this.

41. James Madisonis considered to be the “Father of the Constitution”.

#1 Dad!

Baby Constitution

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42. Separation of Powers: system in which each branch of government has its own powers.

Judicial

Executive

Legislative

Interprets Laws

Executes Laws

Makes Laws

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YES!

YES!

YES!

YES!

YES!

YES!

YES!

YES!

YES!

YES!

YES!

YES!

YES!

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43. means to approve by vote.

Sweet! Now the Constitution is RATIFIED!

Great. Now that we have all signed the Constitution, will the states vote for it?

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3/4

44. Amend means to change. As in amend the Constitution so it works better. Amendment = change to the Constitution

I can amend the Amendments!

2/3

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45. The Bill of Rights - 1st ten amendments to the Constitution --designed to protect our individual liberties.

46 the first amendment

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46. The First Amendment
  • Protects the freedoms of…
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47. The 2nd Amen – “A well regulated Militia being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.”

I have the right to bear arms! Grrrr!

I sure wish I had a gun!

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48. The 2nd Amendment – “A well regulated Militia being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.”

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3rd Amendment

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49. The 3rd Amendment - "No soldier shall, in time of peace be quartered in any house, without the consent of the owner, nor in time of war, but in a manner to be prescribed by law."

This place looks great!! I think I’ll move in.

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50. Due process – how laws are enforced fairly…

For example…

4th Amendment - no illegal search or seizure.

5th Amendment - no self-incrimination, no double jeopardy, and no loss of life, liberty, or property without due process of law.

6th Amendment - the right to a speedy trial, a lawyer, to cross examine witnesses, and the right to force witnesses at a trial to testify.

7th Amendment - the right to a jury trial in civil suits.

8th Amendment - “Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted.”

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51. The 9th Amendment- “The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people.”

WOW!! You mean I get even more rights than what is in the Bill of Rights?!?!?

That Flippin’ Rocks!!

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52. The 10th Amendment – “The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people.” Meaning…

FEDERALISM

FEDERALISM

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53. 13th Amendment “Slavery …shall (not) exist within the United States..”

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54. The 14th Amendment – Defined the right of citizenship & ended the 3/5 compromise.

Section 1.“All persons…are citizens of the United States... No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens… nor… deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny… the equal protection of the laws.”

Section 2. “Representatives shall be apportioned among the several States according to their respective numbers, counting the whole number of persons in each State, excluding Indians not taxed…”

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55. The 15th Amendment – “The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged … on account of race”

I’m free, I have the rights of all citizens (14th amend), and I get to vote?

YAY!!

Sadly, many southern states would find ways to prevent African- Americans from voting.

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56. The 19th Amendment – “The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied … on account of sex.”

1920

1920

Hey Susan B. Anthony, I am suffering ‘cause I can’t vote.

Suffrage will cure your suffering, Elizabeth Cady Stanton!

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57.

the practice of having the authority to make decisions for oneself.

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58. Federalists were supporters of the Constitution who favored a strong national government.

This rocks!

Now we have a strong national government!

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We are Publius!

We are Publius!

We are Publius!

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59. The Federalist Papers - a series of essays written by James Madison, John Jay, and Alexander Hamilton defending the Constitution and the principles on which the government of the United States was founded.

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60. Anti-federalists were people opposed to the Constitution, preferring more power be given to the state governments than to the national government.

Who gives you the right to speak “We the People” you power monger!

Hi

Hi

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61. Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence, became the 3rd President of the United States and purchased the Louisiana territory, doubling the size of the United States.

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62. George Washington’s Farewell Address advised the United States to stay “neutral in its relations with other nations” and to avoid “entangling alliances”.

The great rule of conduct for us in regard to foreign nations is in extending our commercial relations, to have with them as little political connection as possible....It is our true policy to steer clear of permanent alliances with any portion of the foreign world....

- George Washington’s Farewell Address

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Lemonade: $5.00

Cat Urine: $5.00

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63. Free Enterprise is an economic system where citizens are free to choose how to make a living

with limited government involvement!

So thirsty…

What to choose?

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64. vs. was the 1803 Court decision that gave the Supreme Court the power of judicial review - the right to determine whether a law violates the Constitution.

I guess we will decide this on the court!

Yo, dawg! You can’t stop me from becoming a judge!

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65. Industrial Revolution: industry changed from the production of goods at home (cottage industry) to factory production using powered machinery.

Boot Mill, Lowell Mass.

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5 miles an hour!

Wooooooooooooo-hooooooooooooo!!!!

We’re flyin’ now boys!!

66. Robert Fulton’s steamboat improved transportation of goods and people during the Industrial Revolution.

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Inventors: Samuel Slater and Francis Lowell

Importance: Led to large-scale factory production of cloth through the use of power looms. Provided new job opportunities for young women.

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68. ________Parts

Inventor: Eli Whitney

Importance: Allowed factories to make products faster & cheaper. Parts could be replaced easily if broken.

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69. _________- 1793

Inventor: Eli Whitney

Importance: Allowed for fast separation of seeds from cotton, greatly increasing profitability of cotton. This made the use of slavery on plantations essential to cotton farmers in the South.

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70. James Monroe: 5th President & author of the Monroe Doctrine, which shut down the western hemisphere to European expansion or interference.

But I was prez, so the credit go to me!

I wrote it ‘cause I’m smrt.

John Quincy Adams Sec. of State

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Your Bank bill bites, Congress! Now you must get vetoed and thumped by Old Hickory!

71. Andrew Jacksonwas a self-made man & founder of the modern Democratic Party. He was responsible for the Trail of Tears and he supported the Union during the Nullification Crisis

Insult my beloved Rachel and I’ll thump your skull. I will hold the Union together, so shut your trap & pay the tariff SC!

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The United States

Cherokee

Choctaw

Chickasaw

Creek

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72. Trail of Tearsforced the Indians in the southeastern U.S. to move west of the Mississippi River.

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73. Nullification is the idea of a state declaring a federal law unconstitutional or not in force in that state.

Webster: “Liberty and Union, now and forever, one and inseparable.”

Jackson: “Our Federal Union—it must be preserved.”

Calhoun: “The Union, next to our liberty, most dear.”

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74. Daniel Webster - a Massachusetts Congressman and Senator who spoke for the North and the preservation of the Union.

“Liberty and Union, now and forever, one and inseparable.”

Look into my eyes and repeat after me…

Union,

Union,

Union

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75. John C. Calhoun was a South Carolina Congressman and Senator who spoke for the South before and during the Civil War.

“The Union, next to our liberty,most dear” Punk !!

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76. Henry Clay was a powerful Kentucky Congressman and Senator who proposed the American System and the Compromise of 1850. Known as the Great Compromiser

States– Or I will PUNK you!

Union…

Union…

Union…

Can’t we all just get along?

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77. Manifest Destiny is the belief that the United States should own all of the land between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.

“American Progress” by John Gast, 1872

  • ".... the right of our manifest destiny to over spread and to possess the whole of the continent … It is right such as that of the tree to the space of air .”
  • John O Sullivan 1845
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78. ________ Expansion

*Settlers went to Oregon on the Oregon Trail.

*Mormons went to Utah on the Mormon Trail.

*49’ers went to California on the California and the Spanish Trails.

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79. Reform movements like :

Public education promotes knowledge and skills that open the doors to opportunity.

Public_________

“Education, then, beyond all other devices of human origin, is the great equalizer of the conditions of men…”

Horace Mann, 1848

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80. ____________________organized the Seneca Falls Convention, creating the Women’s Rights Movement in the United States.

Women’s ______Movement

Ain’t I a woman?

Sojourner Truth

Women join the

abolitionist

Movement.

Women are

prevented from

Speaking publicly at

Abolitionist meetings.

?

Women’s

Rights

Movement

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81. The Temperance Movement was a campaign against the sale or drinking of alcohol.

____________Movement

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82. An abolitionist was a person who wanted to end slavery in the United States. Abolish - to get rid of.

Harriet Tubman helped over 300 slaves to freedom in the Norththrough the Underground Railroad.

William Lloyd GarrisonOutspoken white abolitionist

Founded The Liberator, an anti-slavery magazine, in 1831.

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83. The Compromise of 1850 would try to solve the divisions between free and slave states or territories. The Fugitive Slave Act would upset Northerners.

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84. Sectionalism is a strong sense of loyalty to a state or section instead of to the whole country.

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- Frederick Douglass, speaking at a 4th of July celebration in 1852

“The blessings in which you, this day, rejoice, are not enjoyed in common….This Fourth of July is yours not mine. You may rejoice, I must mourn.”

85. Frederick Douglass was a former slave who became a well-known abolitionist in the country.

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86. Uncle Tom’s Cabin, an Anti-slavery novel written by Harriet Beecher Stowe, created widespread abolitionist support among Northerners.

I’m the little lady who helped started the great big war! Tee-hee!

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Taney & the Supreme Court are racial jerks! I have been wronged!

87. Dred Scott v. Sanford-1857 was the Supreme Court decision that said slaves were property and not citizens and thus can’t sue in court. It would find the Missouri Compromise of 1820 to be unconstitutional and aggravate sectional tensions between North and South.

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I’ll be a hero to abolitionists everywhere!!

88. In 1859John Brown, An abolitionist who believed armed resistance to slavery was necessary, seized a federal arsenal in Harper’s Ferry, Virginia, in an attempt to begin a slave rebellion. He was captured and later executed.

Grab a gun and free yourself!!!

John Brown – Villain or Hero?

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89. Jefferson Davis was the President of the Confederacy during the Civil War.

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90. Abraham Lincoln- -16th President of the United States (Union); served during the Civil War

Thanks.

Has anyone seen my stovepipe hat?

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91. Ulysses S. Grant was the General of the Union Army and accepted Lee’s surrender at Appomattox Court House, ending the Civil War.

“No other terms than unconditional and immediate surrender. I propose to move immediately upon your works.”

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92. Robert E. Lee was the General of the Confederate Army. His defeat at Gettysburg would be a turning point in the Civil War

Whiskey - I like it, I always did, and that is the reason I never use it.

Never do a wrong thing to make a friend or keep one.

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93. The first shots of the Civil War were fired at Fort Sumter- Charleston, South Carolina.

Pierre Teutante Beauregard

Robert Anderson

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94. The Battle of Gettysburg, July1-3,1863, was the turning point in the Civil War where Lee’s army is defeated.

Hey, baby. Wanna check out my severed leg?

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95. The ____________- speech given by Lincoln dedicating a cemetery for soldiers who died at the Battle of Gettysburg. It is considered to be a profound statement of American ideals.

3 Confed. prisoners at Gettysburg

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96. The____________________

“…that these dead shall not have died in vain; that this nation, under God,

shall have a new birth of freedom;

and the government of the people,

by the people,

for the people

shall not perish from the earth!”

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97. The capture of Vicksburg onthe the Mississippi River by the North in 1863, was important because it gave the Union Armycontrol of the Mississippi River.

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98. Appomattox Court House, Virginia is where Robert E. Lee surrendered the Confederate Army to Ulysses S. Grant, ending the Civil War.

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99. Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863, setting all slaves in the Confederate states free.

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100. _____________________stated that, “no state…can lawfully get out of the Union”, but pledged there would be no war unless the South started it.

“no State upon its own mere motion can lawfully get out of the Union; that resolves and ordinances to that effect are legally void…

I therefore consider that in view of the Constitution and the laws the Union is unbroken”

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101. _____________________was meant to help heal and restore the country after four years of Civil War. It stated the South should be treated fairly.

“With malice [hatred] toward none, with charity for all,…let us strive on to…bind up the nation’s wounds, to care for him who shall have borne the battle and…to do all which may achieve and cherish a just and lasting peace among ourselves…”

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102. _____________are the original records of an event. They include eyewitness reports, records created at the time of an event, speeches, and letters by people involved in the event, photographs and artifacts.

__________________are the later writings and interpretations of historians and writers. Often secondary sources, like textbooks and articles, provide summaries of information found in primary sources.

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91. Ulysses S. Grant was the General of the Union Army and accepted Lee’s surrender at Appomattox Court House, ending the Civil War.

“No other terms than unconditional and immediate surrender. I propose to move immediately upon your works.”