I can prepare for my first semester Final Exam, covering U.S. History from 1492-1877.
Critical Vocabulary: Encomienda System, Columbian Exchange, Pueblo Revolt, Starving Time, Headright System, Bacon’s Rebellion, Mayflower Compact, King Philip’s War, Triangular Trade, Middle Passage, Stono Rebellion, Enlightenment, Great Awakening, Mercantilism, French and Indian War, Declaration of Independence, Articles of Confederation, Shays’ Rebellion, U.S. Constitution, Three-Fifths Compromise, Elastic Clause, Supremacy Clause, Federalists, Anti-Federalists, Hamilton’s Economic Plan, Whiskey Rebellion, Washington’s Farewell Address, XYZ Affair, Alien and Sedition Acts, Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions, Election of 1800, Marbury v. Madison, Louisiana Purchase, Embargo of 1807, War Hawks, War of 1812, Era of Good Feelings, Monroe Doctrine, American System, Missouri Compromise, Spoils System, Trail of Tears, Nullification Crisis, Bank War, Market Revolution, Lowell Textile Mills, Abolition Movement, Second Great Awakening, Transcendentalism, Seneca Falls Convention, Manifest Destiny, Texas Revolution, Mexican-American War, Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, Forty-Niners, Compromise of 1850, Popular Sovereignty. Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Kansas-Nebraska Act, “Bleeding Kansas”, Dred Scott Decision, Raid at Harpers Ferry. Election of 1860, Anaconda Plan, Major Civil War Battles, Emancipation Proclamation, Gettysburg Address, Civil War Amendments, Reconstruction, Radical Republicans, Freedman’s Bureau, Scalawags, Carpetbaggers, Ku Klux Klan, Compromise of 1877
Homework: Study Guide
Tentative Test Date: Week of December 11
History, although sometimes made up of the few acts of the great, is more often shaped by the many acts of the small.
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