American History

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  • Mayflower Compact

    was the first governing document of Plymouth Colony
  • Poor Richard’s Almanack

    yearly almanac published by Benjamin Franklin,
  • Sugar Act

    was a revenue-raising act passed by the Parliament of Great Britain
  • Boston Tea Party

    a group of colonists boarded the ships and destroyed the tea by throwing it into Boston Harbor.
  • Marbury v. Madison

    It formed the basis for the exercise of judicial review in the United States
  • Missouri Compromise

    agreement passed in 1820 between the pro-slavery and anti-slavery factions in the United States Congress
  • 1st Women’s Rights convention

    The local women, primarily members of a radical Quaker group, organized the meeting along with Elizabeth Cady Stanton,
  • Thirteenth Amendment

    United States Constitution officially abolished and continues to prohibit slavery and involuntary servitude, except as punishment for a crime
  • Battle of Little Bighorn

    was an armed engagement between combined forces of Lakota, Northern Cheyenne and Arapaho people against the 7th Cavalry Regiment of the United States Army
  • Battle of Wounded Knee

    Chief Spotted Elk of the Miniconjou Lakota nation and 350 of his followers were intercepted by a 7th Cavalry detachment under Major Samuel M. Whitsid
  • Theodore Roosevelt

  • Eighteenth Amendment

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    Harlem Renaissance

    was known as the "New Negro Movement",
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    Dust Bowl

    The phenomenon was caused by severe drought coupled with decades of extensive farming without crop rotation
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    Franklin D. Roosevelt

    Franklin D. Roosevelt was appointed Assistant Secretary of the Navy by Woodrow Wilson in 1913
  • Normandy landings

    The landings were conducted in two phases: an airborne assault landing of 24,000 British, American, Canadian and Free French airborne troops shortly after midnight
  • GI Bill

    provided college or vocational education for returning World War II veterans
  • Marshall Plan

    American program to aid Europe
  • Brown v. Board of Education

    establishing separate public schools for black and white students unconstitutional.
  • Eisenhower Doctrine

    saw the Middle East as being influential for future foreign policy
  • Earth Day

    Earth Day was allegedly pioneered by John McConnell in 1969