US history

By yelhsa
  • pilgrims

    they were found on the island of plimath. they left england because of religious conflict.
  • puritans

    wanted to purify the cathloic church
  • bacons rebellion

    three indentured servents who were fighting over land they couldn't gain.
  • merchantalism

    the measure of a nations wealth, and the measure of a nations wealth is measured by products.
  • John Smith

    An adventerous explorer. Founded James town.
  • James town

    founded by John Smith. The first time it didnt work, the second time it did.
  • indentured servents

    people who traveled to america in hopes to create a better life by serving the wealthy for a limited number of years.
  • enlightment

    john lock developed a theory of natural rights. life liberty and property.
  • glorious revolution

    glorious revolution
    a bloodless rebellion
  • great awakening

    a series of religious rivals that took place in britan
  • george washington

    george washington
    our first president, president of the constitutional convention
  • constitutional convention

    a plan to fix our govt so all the states could be happy.
  • constitutional convention

    a convention to reform the government
  • virgina plan

    shifted political power away from the states.
  • new jersey plan

    on e vote per state.
  • federalist

    wanted a strong central government
  • anti government

    didnt want a strong central government.
  • bill of rights

    a list of rights that the government was inforced to give the states.
  • new jersey plan

    wanted one vote per state.
  • john marshall judicial review

    equal powers to the branches
  • virginia plan

    wanted population vote.
  • louisiana purchase

    doubled the us in size, purchased by thomas jefferson and james monroe from napolieon b.
  • transportation rev

    steam engine, steam boat, canals, trains.
  • northern society

    factory based, women and children worked in the factories, the base of their economy.
  • southeren society

    ag based, they used the slave system. wealthy farmers lived closest to the water.
  • slave system

    people working for no money, african americans. treated badly.
  • steam engine

    allowed boats to go upstream. and the invention on the train.
  • spinning jenning

    one example of factory equiptment. in the northern society
  • great comprimise

    a comprimise of the new jersey plan and the virginia plan. allowed a two part legislature?
  • lewis and clark

    traveled the louisiana purchase
  • spanish american war.

    was fought in cuba.
  • open door policy

    gave all nations equal acess to trade and investment in china.
  • anx of philipenes

    the us discusses annexing the phillipenes.
  • platt ammendment

    limited cubas trading abilities with other countries.
  • electricity

    made things such as the lightbulb, and telephones possible
    companies were able to stay open longer so businesses made more money.
  • bessemer process

    making steal by injecting oxygen into iron
    better effinceincy
    they made more in one day than they made in weeks with other companies
  • oil

    made things such as the lamp and cars possible
    John D Rockefeller founder of oil company.
  • political machines

    they influenced political voters.
    they do favors for people to get more power.
  • muckrakers

    uncovered the political evils of campeign
  • imperialism

    countries wanting to settle in other unsettled lands in order to gain trading markets and money.
  • boxer rebellion

    boxers attacked western missionaries and raders in northern china, kiling more than 200 people.
  • theodore roosevelt

    president theodore roosevelt ran against mckinley
  • the octopus

    a novel written in the progressive era
  • panama canal

    a canal that connected the atlantic ocean to the pacific ocean. It cut travel time in more than half.
  • roosevelt corollory

    a part of the monroe doc. made in fear that the europeans would try to collect debts.
  • square deal

    roosevelt belived that every citizen should have a fair deal
  • the jungle

    a novel written about the conditions in the meat packing industries.
  • meat inspection act.

    inspection of meat shipped across state lines.
  • pure food and drug act

    forbade the manufacture, sale, or transportation of food and patent medicine containing harmful ingredients. also that the containers of food and medicine carry igredient lables.
  • sixteenth ammendment

    permitted congress to levy taxes based on an indivusals income. radified in 1913
  • woodrow wilson

    the democrats united behind one canidate, governor woodrow wilson. he ran on a platform calling for tariff reduction, banking reform, laws benefiting wage earners and farmers
  • william mckinley

    verteran of the civil war and resisted the calls for war.
  • progressive party

    political party wanting to progress in the country.
  • monroe doctorine

  • dollar diplomacy

    means of protecting us intrests in latin america and asia.
  • william randolph hearst

    william randolph hearst
    funded one of the most inportant projects to start the war in cuba with yellow journalisism.
  • emilio agular

    emilio agular
    the leader of a rebel army in the philipenes that helped us in the spanish war.
  • rough riders

    rough riders
    lead by rosevelt, they charged in cuba against the spanish to assist in the war. they were cowboys, athletes, and workers.
  • yellow journalists

    yellow journalists
    they created and elaberated on events to exagerate the situation in cuba
  • ninteenth ammendment

    gave women the right to vote.
  • world war one

    the war that we were summoned nuetral.
  • uss maine

    uss maine
    us sub that sinked. it was said it was because of spain min field, but it was really our fault due to fire and warping of metal.