U.S History

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  • Period: Oct 24, 1400 to

    Benchmark #1 and #2

  • John Smith

    Founder of Jamestown. Was sent by Jointstock company to create new town. An adventurous explorer, mapmaker, and soldier
  • Jamestown

    100 men recruited by John Smith came to the United States to make money. They chose a a location near the river along Chesapeake Bay.
  • Puritants

    Protestans who wished to purify the Catholic Church.
  • Indetured Servants

    People who where from the age of 15-21 who came to america but they were bound for a period of years to the person who paid for there way to america.
  • Pilgrims

    Pilgrims are people who left England because of relgious conflict.
  • Enlightenment

    a revloution of ideas. America was influenzed by the enlightenment thinkers, John Locke who was an english philospher who developed the "natural rights". Life.Liberty. and Proberty
  • mercantilism

    The founding of the restoartion colonies was driven by the crowns faith in the economic policy. Mercantilists held that a nations power was a prodcut of wealth and a nations wealth was measured by its stock of precious metals
  • Bacons Rebellion

    Three slaves were fighting over land that wasn't theres.
  • Glorious Revolution

    A bloodless rebellion by the protestants.
  • Shays rebellion

    They rebelled due to taxes lost ther land and he almost took over massechuettes
  • Great Awakening

    A series of relgious revivals that swept through Britain during the mid-1700s.
  • Proclamation of 1763

    THe proclamtion was used to organized great britains new north american empire and to stabilize relations with North Americans through regulation of trade settlements on the western frontier.
  • Sugar act

    The sugar act was this tax on all sugars and molasses.
  • Quatering act

    required colonist to house and feed random soldiers.
  • Stamp act

    The stamp act was taxes on all printed goods
  • Townshed act

    It placed imported duties on common house old items like tea,lead,glass, and stuff for paint.
  • Boston Massacre

    A crowd yelled insults and started throwing rocks, oyster shells and pieces of coals all those events led to a roit with no room to move it has been told that a soldier fell and fired hes gun which started open fire. 5 colonist lay there dead and serval injured.
  • Boston Tea Party

    colonists boarded British tea ships and dumped 342 chests of tea into boston harbor
  • Bill of rights

    Guarntees U.S citizens specific right such as freedom of speech religion and the press
  • consitutional convention

    helped strengthen the government.
  • federalits

    wanted stronger central government
  • John Marshall

    HE came up with the judicial review. The judicial review gave the three branches equal power
  • Louisiana purchase

    THe louisiana purchased by Thomas jefferson soled by napoleon boneparte
    They sent lewis n clark on expedition
    1000 miles up stream in 6months
    15 million , 4 cents per acer
  • Virgina plan

    Shifted politcal power from the states to the central government
  • new Jersey plan

    one vote per state
  • anti federalist

    people who wanted a weaker government
  • Articles of conf.

    weak central government.one vote per state
  • Great compromise

    A compromise between new jersey plan and virgina plan. Let everyone in each state have a vote
  • Southern Society

    Based on agriculture
    Slave labor
    They didnt have to pay the slaves
    rich farmers lived by river
    Poor lived away from rivers, middle class farmers live in between the two
  • Northern Society

    poor class-sent women and children to work for lil to nothing
    irish immigrants came to work lil for nothing
  • Transportaion Revolution

    They started with canals ,steam boats steam engine, railroads, and then trains.
  • 1st industrial revolution

  • Slave system

    75 were enslaved and work on plantations.
    there diet consist of grits meat and rice
    lasted one week
    some stole from there owners cause there share wasnt enough
    they were whipped when punished