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Unit 2: Period 3 APUSH - American Revolutionary War

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Conflicts and the American Revolutionary War (1754-1800)

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  • Passed by the Parliament. It was created to help pay the expenses involved in governing the American colonies. It initiated taxes on glass, paint, etc
  • Street fight that occurred on March 5, 1770, between a "patriot" mob, throwing snowballs, stones, and sticks, and a squad of British soldiers.
  • AKA Coercive Acts. A series of British measures passed in 1774 and designed to punish the Massachusetts colonists for the Boston Tea Party
  • American colonists who remained loyal to the British Crown during the American Revolutionary War
  • A social reform effort to abolish slavery in the US. Occurred in 1800 to 1865, when slavery was officially outlawed in the 13th amendment
  • The idea that women should be taught to uphold ideas of Republicanism. They would pass their Republican values to further generations.
  • The first constitution of the United States. It went into effect on March 1, 1781. However, the people saw problems in the documents.
  • Provided a method for admitting new states to the Union from the territory, and listed a bill of rights guaranteed in the territory.
  • Someone who believes in the type of political system which states or territories share control with a central government. Alexander Hamilton was this.
  • A person who opposed the adoption of the U.S. Constitution.
  • A document that officially records the proclamation that the United States is an independent country from Great Britain.
  • Signed on September 3, 1783, between the American colonies and Great Britain, ended the American Revolution and recognizes US independence
  • The body of delegates who spoke and acted collectively for the people of the colony-states that later became the United States of America.
  • Smith's idea of pursuit of self-interest, division of labor, and freedom of trade.
  • A series of violent attacks on courthouses and other government properties in Massachusetts that began in 1786 and led to a military confrontation.
  • A formal meeting held in 1787 for the purpose of creating a constitution for the United States.
  • The first 10 Amendments to the Constitution. It spells out Americans' rights in relation to their government. It guarantees civil rights and liberties
  • A diplomatic incident between French and United States diplomats that resulted in a limited, undeclared war known as the Quasi-War.
  • Laws that raised the residency requirements for citizenship from 5 to 14 years, authorized the president to deport and arrest these "aliens".
  • Established the judicial review, the power of the federal courts, to declare legislative and executive acts unconstitutional.
  • The purchase of rights to the western half of the Mississippi River basin from France by the United States in 1803.
  • The war brought an end to the American practice of paying tribute to the pirate states and helped mark the end of piracy in that region.
  • It effectively destroyed the Indians' ability to resist American expansion east of the Mississippi River. (Jackson is considered a hero)