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Settlement - Age of Jackson
(1492-1840)
 
Treaty of Tordesillas
Joint-stock company
Virginia Company
Jamestown
John Smith
Royal colony
Puritans
Plymouth colony
Separatists
Pilgrims
Mayflower Compact
Act of Toleration
Bacon's Rebellion
Indentured servants
Roger Williams
Anne Hutchinson
Tobacco
Mercantilism
James Oglethorpe
Navigation Acts
Triangular trade
Middle passage
Subsistence farming
Great Awakening
Phillis Wheatley
Pontiac's Rebellion
Proclamation of 1763
Sugar Act 1764
Quartering Act 1765
Stamp Act 1765
Patrick Henry
Declaratory Act 1766
Townshend Acts 1767
Boston Massacre
Crispus Attucks
Tea Act 1773
Boston Tea Party
Intolerable Acts
Coercive Acts 1774
Quebec Act 1774
1st Continental Congress
Lexington/Concord
2nd Continental Congress
Thomas Paine
Common Sense
Declaration of Independence
Treaty of Paris 1783
Articles of Confederation
Land Ordinance 1785
Northwest Ordinance 1787
Shay's Rebellion
Constitutional Convention
Checks and Balances
Connecticut Compromise
Great Compromise
3/5s Compromise
Commercial Compromise
Federalists
Anti-Federalists
Federalists Papers
Bill of Rights
Judiciary Act 1789
National Bank
"Citizen" Genet
Jay Treaty 1794
Whiskey Rebellion 1794
Washington's Farewell Address
XYZ Affair
Alien & Sedition Acts
Kentucky & Virginia Reolutions
"Revolution" of 1800
Louisiana Purchase
Lewis & Clark
"Strict" Interpretation
"Loose" Interpretation
Judicial review
John Marshall
Marbury v. Madison
Impressment
Embargo Act 1807
Nonintercourse Act 1798
Tecumseh / Prophet
Henry Clay
John C. Calhoun
War of 1812
Francis Scott Key
Treaty of Ghent 1814
Hartford Convention 1814
Era of Good Feelings
Sectionalism
James Monroe
McCulloch v. Maryland
Missouri Compromise
Monroe Doctrine
Erie Canal
Eli Whitney
Interchangable parts
Cotton Gin
Lowell system
Nativists
Denmark Vesey / Nat Turner
"common" man
Spoils system
Tariff of 1828
Peggy Eaton affair
Indian Removal Act 1830
Trail of Tears
Nullification crisis
Roger Taney
 

Age of Reform - Imperialism
1820-1914
 
Antebellum period
Second Great Awakening
Joseph Smith
Transcendentalists
Shakers
Horace Greeley
Temperance
American Temperance Society
Dorothea Dix
Horace Mann
Grimke Sisters
Lucretia Mott
Seneca Falls Convention
Susan B. Anthony
American Colonization Society
Abolitionism
William L. Garrison
Frederick Douglass
The North Star
Harriet Tubman
Sojourner Truth
Manifest Destiny
Alamo
Aristook War
54/40 or Fight
James K. Polk
Mexican War 1846-47
Zachary Taylor
Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
Mexican Cession
Wilmot Proviso
Ostend Manifesto
Gadsden Purchase
Gold rush
Elias Howe
Samuel Morse
Free Soil party
Popular Sovereignty
Compromise of 1850
Stephen Douglas
Fugitive Slave Act
Underground Railroad
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Kansas-Nebraska Act
Know-Nothing party
Republican party
Bleeding Kansas
John Brown
Bleeding Sumner
Lecompton Constitution
Dred Scott v. Sandford
Freeport Doctrine
Election of 1860
Crittenden Compromise
Fort Sumter
Habeas corpus/Lincoln
Emancipation Proclamation
13th Amendment
Appomattox
Homestead Act 1862
Morrill Land Grant Act 1862
Presidential Reconstruction
Wade-Davis Bill 1864
Freedmen's Bureau
Black Codes
Congressional Reconstruction
Radical Republicans
Civil Rights Act 1866
14th Amendment
Tenure of Office Act 1867
Impeachment / A. Johnson
Civil Rights Act 1875
Scalawags
Carpetbaggers
Blanche K. Bruce
Hiram Revels
Sharecropping
Boss Tweed
KKK
Amnesty Act 1873
Compromise of 1877
Chinese Exclusion Act 1882
Frederick Jackson Turner
Dawes Severalty Act 1887
Indian Reorganization Act
Tuskegee Institute
Plessy v. Ferguson
Jim Crow laws
Grandfather clause
Poll taxes / literacy tests
Ida B. Wells
Booker T. Washington
Grange movement
Munn v. Illinois
Interstate Commerce Act 1886
Ocala Platform
Cornelius Vanderbilt
Transcontinental railroad
Bessemer process
Andrew Carnegie
U.S. steel
John D. Rockefeller
Standard Oil
Sherman Antitrust Act 1890
Laissez-faire capitalism
Social Darwinism
Gospel of Wealth
Alexander G. Bell
Thomas A. Edison
Sears/Montgomery Ward
Horatio Alger
Knights of Labor
Haymarket riot
Samuel Gompers
Pullman strike 1894
Eugene V. Debs
"old" immigrants
"new" immigrants
Political machines
JAne Addams
W.E.B. DuBois
Willaim R. Hearst
Gilded Age
McKinley Tariff 1890
Populist Party
Cross of Gold speech
Alaska purchase 1867
Alfred T. mahan
Jingoism
Yellow journalism
De Lome Letter
USS Maine
Teller amendment
Philippines
Hawaii
Platt Amendment
Open Door policy
Panama Canal
Roosevelt Corollary
Great White fleet
New Freedom (Wilson)
 
 

Progressives - Reagan
1901 - 1988
 
Progressive movement
John Dewey
Muckrakers
Lincoln Stefens
Jacob Riis
Robert La Folette
Direct primary
17th Amendment
The Jungle (Sinclair)
Pure Food & Drug Act
Meat Inspection Act
Mann-Elkins Act
16th Amendment
Bull Moose party
Federal reserve Act 1914
Clayton Antitrust Act 1914
Federal Trade Commission
Niagara Movement
NAACP
National Urban League
Alice Paul
19th Amendment
League of Women Voters
Submarine warfare (WWI)
Lusitania
Preparedness
Jeanette Rankin
Zimmerman Telegram
Espionage Act 1917
Sedition Act 1918
14 Points
Treaty of Versailles
League of Nations
Red Scare
Palmer Raids
Teapot Dome
Henry Ford
Assembly line
Welfare capitalism
Jazz age
Consumerism
Margaret Sanger
Fundamentalism
Lost Generation
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Harlem Renaissance
Langston Hughes
Marcus Garvey
Scopes Trial
Prohibition
Volstead Act 1919
Immigration Quota laws 1921/24
Sacco & Vanzetti
KKK  1920s
Kellogg-Briand Treaty 1928
Great Depression
Black Tuesday
Buying on margin
Hawley-Smoot tariff 1930
20th Amendment
First New Deal
Relief, recovery, reform
Francis Perkins
Hundred Days
Fireside chats
FDIC
CCC
TVA
Social Security Act 1935
Huey Long
Dust Bowl
Indian Reorganization Act 1934
Repeal of Prohibition
Good Neighbor Policy
Isolationsim
Neutrality Acts 1930s
Cash and carry
Lend-lease Act 1941
Atlantic Charter
Pearl HArbor
Korematsu v. U.S.
MAnhattan Project
J. Robert Oppenheimer
Hiroshima/Nagasaki
United Nations
Yalta Conference
Baby boom
Cold War
Containment policy
Truman Doctrine
Marshall plan
Berlin airlift
Chiang Kai-shek / Taiwan
Korean War
38th parallel
Alger Hiss
Joseph McCarthy
Rosenberg case
Highway Act 1956
Massive retaliation
Third World
Domino Theory
Peaceful coexistence
Sputnik
Warsaw Pact
NATO
NASA
U-2 incident
Brown v. Board of Education
Earl Warren
Little Rock crisis
Roas Parks
Montgomery bus boycott
Martin L. King
Civil Rights Acts 1957/60
SCLS
Sit-in movement
SNCC
New Frontier (Kennedy)
Peace Corps
Bay of Pigs
Berlin Wall
Cuban missile crisis
Warren Commission
Great Society (Johnson)
War on Poverty
Ralph Nader
Civil Rights Act 1964
EEOC
Voting Rights Act 1965
James Meredith
Malcolm X
CORE
Stokely Carmichael
Watts riots
Miranda v. Arizona
The Feminine Mystique
NOW
Vietnam War
Tonkin Gulf Resolution
Tet Offensive
Eugene McCarthy
George Wallace
Vietnamization
Nixon Doctrine
Kent State
My Lai
Paris Accords 1973
Watergate
War Powers Act 1973
Camp David Accords 1978
Iranian hostage crisis
EPA
Roe v. Wade
Trickle-down economics
Sandra Day O'Connor