APUSH Review:Leslie DeCuesta

  • Period: 1491 to

    Period 1/2: 1491-1763

    Native America, European Exploration, Colonization
  • Jamestown

    Jamestown was the first successful English colony in the future US, settled in Virginia
  • Mayflower Compact

    Mayflower Compact
    The mayflower compact was a set of rules for self-governance established by the Engish settlers traveling going the Mayflower.
  • Plymouth

    Plymouth was the first settlement created in Massachusetts by Separatists who sought to create a religiously pure society.
  • Fundamental Orders of Connecticut

    Fundamental Orders of Connecticut
    The Fundamental Orders of Connecticut were the first written constitution in the colonies, giving government setup.
  • Navigation Acts

    Navigation Acts
    Tha Navigation acts were made to tighten the government's control over trade between England, the colonies, and the rest of the world.
  • Bacon's Rebellion

    Bacon's Rebellion
    Bacon's rebellion was the first rebellion in the American colonies and it was a threat to the Virginia government about a civil war.
  • Molasses Act

    Molasses Act
    The Molasses Act imposed a tax on molasses of sixpence per gallon on imports. It helped large plantation owners.
  • French and Indian War Begins

    French and Indian War Begins
    The French and Indian War began in the colonies when French settlers encroached on land claimed by the British.
  • Albany Plan

    Albany Plan
    The Albany Plan of Union was a plan to create a unified government for the thirteen colonies. This would be more of a centralized government.
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    Seven Years' War

    The Seven Years' War also known as the French and Indian war was a war that started between the french and the colonists. Ended with the treaty of Paris
  • Proclamation Act of 1763

    Proclamation Act of 1763
    The Proclamation act of 1763 was made to stop migration west of the line drawn along the Appalachian Mountains.
  • Pontiac's Rebellion

    Pontiac's Rebellion
    Pontiac's Rebellion was a Native American rebellion against the British, lead by Pontiac.
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    Period 3: 1763-1800

    American Revolution, the Confederal Era, Early Federal Period
  • Revenue Act of 1764

    Revenue Act of 1764
    The Revenue act also known as the Sugar Act was passed to try to lower the smuggling of sugar. It also amended the 1733 sugar act.
  • Currency Act

    Currency Act
    The currency act was passed by parliament that regulated paper money. This decreased the value of money.
  • Quartering Act

    Quartering Act
    The Quartering Act required colonists to provide British soldiers with housing and food.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    The Stamp Act imposed a direct tax on the British colonies and it required that many printed material in the colonies be made on London paper with a special stamp.
  • Tea Act

    Tea Act
    A tax on tea that was collected by the British and protested heavily by the colonists. Most notably in the Boston Tea party
  • First Continental Congress

    First Continental Congress
    delegates from each of the 13 colonies except for Georgia met in Philadelphia as the First Continental Congress to organize colonial resistance to Parliament's Coercive Acts
  • Prohibitory Act

    Prohibitory Act
    The Prohibitory Act cut off all trade between the American colonies and England.
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    American Revolutionary War

    The American Revolutionary War was fought against Great Britain in order to gain independence.
  • Articles Of Confederation

    Articles Of Confederation
    The Articles of Confederation was an agreement between 13 states and served as the first constitution.
  • 3/5 Compromise

    3/5 Compromise
    The 3/5 Compromise said enslaved people counted as 3/5 of a person in both representation and taxation.
  • Formation of the First Party System

    Formation of the First Party System
    two national parties competing for control of the presidency the Federalist Party, created largely by Alexander Hamilton, and the rival Jeffersonian Democratic-Republican Party, formed by Thomas Jefferson and James Madison, usually called at the time the Republican Party
  • Constitution

    The constitution became the official framework of the government for the U.S.
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    French Revolution War

    The French Revolution was a period of time in France when the people overthrew the monarchy and took control of the government. It started with Bastille at first.
  • Formation of the First National Bank

    Formation of the First National Bank
    The First National bank was made to help the country keep the money and have shareholders as well as have one currency.
  • Proclamation of Neutrality

    Proclamation of Neutrality
    Between the war of France and Britain George Washington made a proclamation of neutrality saying they would not help either one but they could trade with either or both of them if the U.S wished.
  • Jay's Treaty

    Jay's Treaty
    Jay's treaty was the 2nd treaty with Britain where the U.S agrees to pay all pre-war debt
  • Pinckney's Treaty

    Pinckney's Treaty
    Pinckney's Treaty was a treaty between Spain and the U.S where Spain gives the U.S the right of deposit in New Orleans.
  • Alien and Sedition Acts

    Alien and Sedition Acts
    Alien and Sedition Acts were passed and signed into law by President Adams. These laws included new powers to deport foreigners as well as making it harder for new immigrants to vote.
  • VA and KY Resolutions

    VA and KY Resolutions
    Kentucky and Virginia wrote these in response to the Alien and Sedition Acts that said nullification would be allowed and the state could reuse to force a federal law if they disagreed.
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    Period 4 Part 1: 1800-1824

    Jacksonian Democracy, Market revolution, New technology
  • Louisiana Purchase

    Louisiana Purchase
    Thomas Jefferson acquired about 827,000 square miles of land from France. This land was west of the Mississippi River.
  • Marbury V. Madison

    Marbury V. Madison
    Marbury v. Madison was a U.S. Supreme Court case that established the principle of judicial review in the United States,
  • Embargo of 1807

    Embargo of 1807
    The Embargo Act of 1807 was a law it prohibited American ships from trading in all foreign ports.
  • Macon's Bill 2

    Macon's Bill 2
    The goal of Macon's Bill No. 2 was to pertain France and Britain to recognize American neutrality since France and Britain had been seizing American ships during the Napoleonic Wars. England starts attacking our ships.
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    War of 1812

    War of 1812, conflict fought between the United States and Great Britain over British violations of U.S. maritime rights. It ended with the exchange of ratifications of the Treaty of Ghent
  • Commercial Convention

    Commercial Convention
    The commercial convention was a meeting between the UK and the U.S that would open up trade between the U.S and Britain.
  • Protective Tariff

    Protective Tariff
    The Tariff of 1816, is the first tariff passed by Congress with an explicit function of protecting U.S. manufactured items from overseas competition
  • Rush-Bagot Treaty

    Rush-Bagot Treaty
    The Rush–Bagot Treaty was a treaty between the United States and the United Kingdom limiting naval armaments on the Great Lakes and Lake Champlain.
  • Land Act of 1820

    Land Act of 1820
    The land act said that you couldn't buy land on credit or installment system for the next 4 years.
  • Missouri Compromise

    Missouri Compromise
    Compromise between the North and south about what states would come in as slave states or free states. It was the beginning of the conflict of slavery and the civil rights movement.
  • Liberia Establishment

    Liberia Establishment
    Liberia was established as a homeland for free enslaved people by the American Colonization Society.
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    Period 4 part 2 : 1824-1848

    Women's Right, Temperance movements, Reform era.
  • Spoils System

    Spoils System
    Andrew Jackson introduces the spoils system, he gives civil servants to government jobs specifically because they are loyal to him and to his political party. Education, experience, and merit take a back seat
  • Tariff of Abominations

    Tariff of Abominations
    The Tariff of Abominations designed to protect the industry in the Northern United States and to protect the North's industries by taxing goods from Europe.
  • Indian Removal Act

    Indian Removal Act
    Andrew Jackson signed this act where Native Americans were removed from their original land to federal land west of the Mississippi so that white settlers could move into their plan. This lead to the trail of tears and many deaths of native Americans.
  • Cherokee Nation V. Georgia

    Cherokee Nation V. Georgia
    The Cherokee Nation sought a federal injunction against laws passed by the U.S. state of Georgia depriving them of rights within its boundaries, but the Supreme Court did not hear the case on its merits
  • Nat Turner's Rebellion

    Nat Turner's Rebellion
    Nat Turner's Rebellion was a slave rebellion that took place in Southampton County, Virginia, led by Nat Turner. Rebel slaves killed from 55 to 65 people, at least 51 being white.
  • Bank War

    Bank War
    Andrew Jackson opposed the Bank of the United States so instead of recharting the second BUS he removed federal money and placed them in pet banks.
  • Worcester V. Georgia

    Worcester V. Georgia
    In Worcester v. Georgia ruled that because the Cherokee Nation was a separate political entity that could not be regulated by the state, Georgia's license law was unconstitutional and Worcester's conviction should be overturned.
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    Panic of 1837

    Profits, prices, and wages went down while unemployment went up. Pessimism abounded during the time. The panic had both domestic and foreign origin
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    Period 5: 1844-1877

    Manifest Destiny, Reconstruction, Civil War
  • Wilmot Proviso

    Wilmot Proviso
    The Wilmot Proviso was an unsuccessful proposal to ban slavery in the acquired land from the Mexican war
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    Mexican- American War

    a dispute over the border between Texas and Mexico resulted in armed conflict, and the Mexican–American War began, Americans believed it was their right to expand westward
  • Seneca Falls Convention

    Seneca Falls Convention
    The Seneca Falls Convention was the first women's right convention held in the U.S. This lead to women suffrage rights.
  • Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

    Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
    The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo gave Mexicans the right to remain in United States territory or to move to Mexico
  • Compromise of 1850

    Compromise of 1850
    This was a set of 5 bills that diminished the conflict of the States acquired by the Mexican American war and if they were to be free or slave states.
  • Dred V Scott

    Dred V Scott
    This decision enforced southerner opinions that slaves were not citizens but were property. Ruled that no African American could claim U.S citizenship.
  • First Battle of Bull Run

    First Battle of Bull Run
    The First Battle of Bull Run, was the first major battle of the American Civil War and was a Confederate victory
  • Ex Parte Merryman

    Ex Parte Merryman
    This Civil war case said that the president could not suspend Habeas corpus.
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    American Civil War

    The American Civil war was fought between the northern United States and the southern United States. The civil war began primarily as a result of the long-standing controversy over the enslavement of black people.
  • Homestead Act

    Homestead Act
    Signed By Abraham Lincon the Homestead act encouraged westward migration. This provided 160 acres of public land and owners had to pay a fee and work the land for at least 5 years.
  • Emancipation Proclamation

    Emancipation Proclamation
    The Emancipation Proclamation was signed by Abraham Lincoln saying that all slaves were to be freed.
  • Wilderness Campaign

    Wilderness Campaign
    The Battle of the Wilderness, was the first battle of Lt. Gen. Ulysses S against Gen. Robert E. Lee and the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia in the American Civil War
  • 13th Amendment

    13th Amendment
    The 13th amendment abolished slavery in the U.S.
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    Period 6: 1865-1898

    Westward Expansion, Technology Innovation, Gilded Age
  • Ex Parte Milligan

    Ex Parte Milligan
    This case said that civilians have to be put on trial in civilian courts.
  • Civil Rights Act

    Civil Rights Act
    The Civil Rights Act of 1866 was the first United States federal law to define citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law.
  • 14th Amendment

    14th Amendment
    Granted citizenship and equal rights to African Americans and to "all persons born or naturalized in the united states"
  • Fort Laramie Treaty

    Fort Laramie Treaty
    The treaty with the Sioux this treaty was to bring peace between the whites and the Sioux who agreed to settle within the Black Hills reservation in the Dakota Territory.
  • 15th Amendment

    15th Amendment
    Granted African Americans the right to vote to say "right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by race color or previous condition of servitude"
  • Panic of 1873

    Panic of 1873
    The Panic of 1873 was a financial crisis that triggered an economic depression in Europe and North America caused by over-expansion in the industry and the railroads and a drop in European demand for American farm products
  • Great Railroad Strike

    Great Railroad Strike
    The great railroad strike of 1877 was in response to Baltimore and Ohio railroad to cutting wages down for the 3rd time.
  • The Compromise of 1877

    The Compromise of 1877
    The compromise of 1877 was an unwritten compromise between the U.S congressman that settled the election of 1876. Pulling the troops out of the South and formally ending Reconstruction.
  • Chinese Exclusion Act

    Chinese Exclusion Act
    This was an immigration act that prevented Chinese laborers from immigrating to the U.S. This also prevented Chinese Nationals from eligibility for U.S Citizenship.
  • Pendleton Civil Service Reform Act

    Pendleton Civil Service Reform Act
    The act mandates that most positions within the federal government should be awarded on the basis of merit instead of political patronage.
  • Bureau of Labor Established

    Bureau of Labor Established
    The Bureau of Labor was established in order to uphold standards, regulate wages of workers and their protection.
  • Wabash Case

    Wabash Case
    The Wabash case said that only the federal government could regulate interstate trade
  • American Federation of Labor

    American Federation of Labor
    The American Federation of labor was the first successful union that was limited to skilled workers. They wanted higher wages, fewer hours, and better working conditions.
  • Dawes Act

    Dawes Act
    The Dawes act allowed the president to subdivide Native American land and sell it off. They did this in order to weaken the role of tribal government and assimilate tribes.
  • Interstate Commerce Act

    Interstate Commerce Act
    This was a federal law that was designed to regulate the railroad industry and destroy monopolies.
  • Wounded Knee Massacre

    Wounded Knee Massacre
    The wounded knee massacre was a domestic massacre of several Lakota Indians. These were killed by the Unites States most of which were women and children.
  • Sherman Antitrust Act

    Sherman Antitrust Act
    The Sherman Antitrust Act was U.S legislation that outlawed trusts and monopolies and cartels. This was to increase economic competitiveness.
  • Plessy V. Ferguson

    Plessy V. Ferguson
    The U.S Supreme Court held up the constitutionality of racial segregation laws saying "separate but equal".
  • Wilmington Massacre

    Wilmington Massacre
    During this time there were race riots and white supremacists decided to take matters in their own hand and killed many African Americans.
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    The Treaty of Paris was a treaty signed by Spain and the United States, that ended the Spanish–American War. The U.S gained territory from Spain Puerto Rico, Guam, and Philippines.
  • De Lome Letter

    De Lome Letter
    This was a letter from a Cuban official to a Spain official that criticized President McKinley
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    Period 7 part 1: 1898-1918

    Imperialism, American Spanish war, Immigration movement
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    Open Door Policy

    This was a policy set by the U.S calling for the protection of equal privileges for all countries trading with China.
  • Northern Securities Case

    Northern Securities Case
    The court ruled that the Sherman Antitrust Act was insufficient in regulating the monopoly
  • Hay-Bunau-Varilla Treaty

    Hay-Bunau-Varilla Treaty
    The Hay–Bunau-Varilla Treaty was signed by the United States and Panama, which established the Panama Canal Zone and the subsequent construction of the Panama Canal.
  • Platt Amendment

    Platt Amendment
    This was in order to protect Cuba and it said that the U.S was allowed to put a military base in Cuba.
  • Hepburn Act

    Hepburn Act
    The Hepburn act reinforced the ICC and said that it could establish a maximum rates nad they could no longer give free passes.
  • Gentlemen's Agreement

    Gentlemen's Agreement
    The Gentlemen's agreement was between the U.S and the Empire of Japan saying that the U.S would not impose restrictions on Japanese immigration and Japan would not allow any emigration
  • Root-Takahira Agreement

    Root-Takahira Agreement
    This was an agreement between the U.S and Japan that opened the open door policy to Japan
  • Mann Act

    Mann Act
    The Mann Act made it illegal to transport a woman across state lines for immoral reasons.
  • Chambers of Commerce Established

    Chambers of Commerce Established
    The chambers of Commerce was established in order to help trade and to speak for small businesses.
  • Underwood-Simmons Tariff

    Underwood-Simmons Tariff
    This tariff reduced the tariff rates from 40 percent to 26 percent.
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    World War 1

    World war 1 was the culmination of several different reasons but the main reason that it started was the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinard
  • Workers Comp. Act

    Workers Comp. Act
    The Workers Compensation Act only applied to the federal workers if they were hurt n the job, the employer will cover medical expenses.
  • Espionage Act of 1917

    Espionage Act of 1917
    The Espionage Act of 1917 prohibited obtaining information, recording pictures, or copying descriptions of any information relating to the national defense with reason to believe that the information may be used for the injury of the United States or to the advantage of any foreign nation.
  • Hammer V. Dagenhart

    Hammer V. Dagenhart
    This case said only states could make child labor laws.
  • Sedition Act

    Sedition Act
    The Sedition Act made it a crime to "willfully utter, print, write, or publish any disloyal, profane, scurrilous, or abusive language about the form of the Government of the United States"
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    Period 7 part 2: 1918-1945

    Market, Money, Freedom
  • Schenck V. U.S

    Schenck V. U.S
    Schenck v. the United States, legal case in which the U.S. Supreme Court, said that the freedom of speech protection afforded in the U.S. Constitution's First Amendment could be restricted if the words spoken or printed represented to society a “clear and present danger.”
  • 18th Amendment

    18th Amendment
    the 18th amendment prohibits the manufacture, sale, or transportation of alcoholic beverages for consumption:
  • League Of Nations

    League Of Nations
    The League of Nations was founded. It was the first worldwide organization that focused mainly on maintaining world peace.
  • 19th amendment

    19th amendment
    The 19th amendment said that all citizens had the right to vote no matter their sex and congress could enforce the law.
  • Emergency Quota Act

    Emergency Quota Act
    The Emergency Quota Act of 1921 established the nation's first numerical limits on the number of immigrants who could enter the United States.
  • Scopes Trial

    Scopes Trial
    This case is about a high school teacher that violate the law of not being able to teach about evolution
  • Kellogg Briand Pact

    Kellogg Briand Pact
    an international agreement in which signatory states promised not to use war to resolve "disputes or conflicts of whatever nature or of whatever origin they may be
  • Stock Market Crash

    Stock Market Crash
    The stock market crash of 1929 was the beginning of the Great Depression. This made many families fall into poverty because their investments became worthless.
  • Agricultural Adjustment Act

    Agricultural Adjustment Act
    This paid farmers to produce less it was viewed as unconstitutional
  • Social Security Act

    Social Security Act
    This was federal retirement py primarily for the elderly but can be for special disabilities.
  • Munich Pact

    Munich Pact
    It was an agreement between Britain and Germany that Germany could extend its territory into parts of Czechoslovakia.
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    World War 2

    The Second World War was started by Germany in an unprovoked attack on Poland. Britain and France declared war on Germany after Hitler had refused to abort his invasion of Poland.
  • Pearl Harbor Attack

    Pearl Harbor Attack
    The Pearl Harbor attack was a military strike by the Japanese against the naval base at Pearl Harbor. 2403 people died at this attack
  • Lend Lease Act

    Lend Lease Act
    this act set up a system that would allow the United States to lend or lease war supplies to any nation deemed "vital to the defense of the United States."
  • Yalta Conference

    Yalta Conference
    The Yalta Conference was a meeting between the 3 major leaders of the Allies FDR, Churchill, and Stalin. They talked about the future of Europe and Germany
  • Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

    Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
    The nuclear bombs dropped on Hiroshima & Nagasaki took the lives of millions of innocent citizens, obliterating two major Japanese cities.