US History EOC Key Terms

U.S. History

EOC Final Exam Review (Georgia Standards)

Key Terms and Concepts

 

Colonial Period: 1607-1750

1. Virginia Company

2. Tobacco

3. Powhatan

4. House of Burgesses

5. Bacon’s Rebellion

6. Slavery v. indentured servants

7. King Phillip’s War

8. town meetings

9. Rhode Island/Roger Williams

10. Half-way Covenant

11. Salem Witch Trials

12. royal colony

13. New Amsterdam/Dutch

14. Pennsylvania/Quakers

15. Quebec/French

16. Southern colonies, middle colonies and New England colonies: Compare/contrast

17. Great Awakening.

18. Benjamin Franklin

19. Middle Passage

20. Slave culture

21. mercantilism

 

American Revolution, 1763-1789

22. French and Indian War

23. 1763 Treaty of Paris

24. Proclamation of 1763

25. the Stamp Act

26. the Intolerable Acts

27. Sons and Daughters of Liberty

28. Committees of Correspondence.

29. Thomas Paine’s Common Sense

30. Declaration of Independence

31. John Locke/Thomas Jefferson.

32. Marquis de Lafayette

33. George Washington

34. Washington’s crossing of the Delaware River

35. Valley Forge.

36. Battle of Yorktown

37. Lord Cornwallis

38. Treaty of Paris, 1783.

39. Articles of Confederation

40. Daniel Shays’ Rebellion

41. anti-Federalists and Federalists

42. The Federalist

43. Checks and balances

44. Alexander Hamilton

 

The Early Republic, 1789-1823

45. Political Parties

46. James Madison

47. Great Compromise

48. Montesquieu

49. 3/5 compromise

50. Bill of Rights

51. Washington Administration

52. Adams Administration

53. Whiskey Rebellion

54. Northwest Ordinance/slavery

55. Louisiana Purchase

56. Lewis and Clark

57. War of 1812

58. Erie Canal/NYC

59. Monroe Doctrine

 

Jacksonian Democracy, 1828-1850

60. Eli Whitney: cotton gin and interchangeable parts

61. Manifest Destiny

62. Temperance

63. Abolition

64. Elizabeth Cady Stanton

65. Seneca Falls Convention

66. Jacksonian Democracy

67. Nat Turner

68. The Grimke Sisters

69. William Lloyd Garrison

70. Frederick Douglass

71. Horace Mann

72. Missouri Compromise

73. Nullification

74. John C. Calhoun

75. Mexican War

76. Wilmot Proviso

77. Compromise of 1850

 

Sectionalism/Civil War/Reconstruction, 1850-1877

78. Kansas-Nebraska Act

79. Popular sovereignty

80. John Brown

81. Dred Scott

82. Election of 1860

83. Habeas corpus

84. Ulysses Grant

85. Robert E. Lee

86. “Stonewall” Jackson

87. William T. Sherman

88. Jefferson Davis

89. Fort Sumter

90. Antietam

91. Vicksburg

92. Gettysburg

93. Battle for Atlanta

94. Emancipation Proclamation

95. Presidential Reconstruction

96. Radical (Republican) Reconstruction

97. Morehouse College

98. Freedman’s Bureau

99. 13th Amendment

100. 14th Amendment

101. 15th Amendment

102. Black Codes

103. KKK

104. Andrew Johnson

105. Election of 1876/Compromise of 1877

 

Gilded Age/Industrialization/Immigration: 1865-1900

106. Railroads

107. Andrew Carnegie/steel/vertical integration

108. John D. Rockefeller/Standard Oil Co./horizontal integration

109. Monopoly

110. Trust

111. Chinese immigration/Exclusion Act

112. Thomas Edison

113. Ellis Island

114. Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882

115. Pullman Strike of 1894

116. Labor union/organized labor

117. American Federation of Labor (AFL)

118. Samuel Gompers

119. Plains Indians/Sitting Bull

120. “Battle” of Wounded Knee

 

Progressivism/Imperialism/WWI: 1890-1920

121. Upton Sinclair/The Jungle

122. Meat Inspection Act

123. Jane Addams/Hull House

124. Jim Crow/Plessy v. Ferguson

125. NAACP

126. Ida Tarbell/muckraker.

127. Initiative/recall/referendum

128. direct election of senators

129. labor laws

130. urban living conditions

131. conservation movement/national parks/Theodore Roosevelt

132. Spanish-American War/Philippines/debate over expansionism

133. Roosevelt Corollary

134. Panama Canal

135. U.S. neutrality/World War I

136. unrestricted submarine warfare

137. World War I/homefront/Great Migration,/the Espionage Act

138. socialist Eugene Debs.

139. Wilson’s Fourteen Points/League of Nations.

140. Eighteenth Amendment/ Prohibition

141. Nineteenth Amendment/woman suffrage

1920’s/Depression/New Deal: 1920-1937

142. Red Scare/immigrant restriction

143. The Red Scare (1919-1920)

144. Immigration restriction: Emergency Quota Act; National Origins Act

145. Henry Ford/mass production/automobile

146. Radio/movies

147. Louis Armstrong/jazz

148. Langston Hughes/Harlem Renaissance

149. Irving Berlin/Tin Pan Alley

150. Stock market crash of 1929/overproduction and under-consumption

151. Dust Bowl

152. Hoovervilles

153. FDR’s New Deal

154. TVA

155. Wagner Act

156. Social Security/Second New Deal

157. Eleanor Roosevelt

158. Huey Long

159. Court-packing

 

WWII/Cold War: 1937-1962

160. Neutrality Acts

161. Rationing

162. Lend-Lease Act

163. A. Phillip Randolph

164. Pearl Harbor

165. Japanese internment

166. Midway

167. “D-Day”

168. Fall of Berlin

169. “Rosie the Riveter”

170. European/Pacific Theater Geography/logistics

171. The Manhattan Project/Los Alamos

172. Joseph R. McCarthy/“McCarthyism”

173. Marshall Plan

174. Truman Doctrine/containment

175. Executive order 8802

176. The Korean War

177. Chinese Civil War

178. Cuban Revolution

179. Cuban Missile Crisis

180. Bay of Pigs Invasion

181. The Vietnam War

 

1950’s

182. “baby boom”

183. Levittown

184. Interstate Highway Act

185. TV and Civil Rights (1960’s also)

186. Jackie Robinson

187. Executive Order 9981

188. Brown v Bd. Of Ed., 1954-55/ “all deliberate speed”

 

1960’s: Civil Rights and Vietnam

189. Kennedy/Nixon Debate

190. Kennedy Assassination

191. Sputnik/Ike’s reaction

192. PC/AC/cell phone: don’t ask me!

193. LBJ/Great Society

194. Medicare

195. Warren Court

196. MLK/Letter From Birmingham Jail/I Have A Dream Speeches and assassination

197. RFK Assassination

198. 1968 DNC/Chicago

199. Civil Rights Act of 1964

200. Voting Rights Act of 1965

201. Miranda v Arizona, 1966

202. SNCC

203. SCLC

204. sit-ins

205. Freedom Rides

206. NOW

207. Anti-war movement

208. Cesar Chavez/United Farm Workers

209. Rachel Carson/Silent Spring

210. Earth Day

211. EPA

212. Modern Conservatism/Goldwater/Nixon

 

1970’s: Vietnam/Watergate/Carter

213. Nixon/China

214. Nixon/Watergate

215. Gerald Ford

216. Supreme Court decisions, esp. Roe v. Wade and U of California Regents v Bakke

217. Jimmy Carter/Middle East/Camp David Accords

218. Carter/Iranian Revolution/Hostage Crisis

 

1980’s: Reagan/Clinton/Bush I and II

219. Reagan/ Reganomics

220. Reagan/Iran Contra

221. Reagan/collapse of U.S.S.R.

222. Bill Clinton/impeachment/acquittal

223. NAFTA

224. Election of 2000/electoral college

225. Bush II/9-11/war on terror/Iraq/Afghanistan


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