What does the 26 th Amendment do? Give 18 year olds the vote.
What Amendment gave women the right to vote? 19th
What amendment abolished slavery? 13th
What did the 14 th amendment do? Citizenship for African- Americans
What else does the 14 th Amendment do? Privacy & due process rights for all Americans
What did the 16 th amendment do? Federal income tax
What does the 5 th Amendment do? Right to not incriminate yourself.
The 6 th, 7 th, & 8 th amendments all deal with your rights when you are… Arrested & tried for a crime
Why have there been more supreme court decisions about the 1 st amendment than any other amendment? Freedom of speech, religion, & assembly.
What amendment allowed for the direct election of senators? 17th
The 3 rd & 4 th amendments were created based on British abuses concerning the home. What were they? Quartering of Troops & unreasonable searches of homes.
What civil rights era amendment failed to be ratified by being short 3 states? ERA.
What Amendment gave 18 year olds the right to vote? 26th.
Feared the tyranny of the elite. Democratic Republicans Federalist or Democratic Republican?
Was split apart by the election of Democratic Republicans Federalist or Democratic Republican?
Founded by Alexander Hamilton Federalist Federalist or Democratic Republican?
Pro- British foreign policy Federalist Federalist or Democratic Republican?
Vision of the Future: Agrarian Democracy Democratic Republicans Federalist or Democratic Republican?
What 3 rd party was formed in the 1890’s to address the concerns of the farmers? Populist Party
When the south stormed out of the Democratic convention in 1948, they chose Strom Thurmond to run as a… Dixiecrat
In what election did John Bell represent the Constitutional Union party? Election of 1860.
What party was created to oppose Andrew Jackson? Whigs
Who was the first Republican president? Abraham Lincoln
TR ran for a third term as president under the Progressive Party that was nicknamed the… Bull Moose Party
The No Nothing or American Party was against what two groups? Immigrants & Catholics.
The Democratic Party considers two presidents as their founders, and celebrates this at the _______ _______ dinner. Jefferson Jackson
1796 Peaceful transfer of power from one person to another. What is the significance of this election?
1800 Peaceful transfer of power from one political party to another. What is the significance of this election?
1824 Decided in House of Representatives. What is the significance of this election?
1860 Lincoln’s Election caused the south to secede from the union. What is the significance of this election?
1876 Disputed electoral results in 4 states resulting a committee making a deal where by the Republican Hayes became President & the army pulled out of the south. What is the significance of this election?
1932 FDR elected for 1 st of 4 times: Democrats gain control of Presidency & Congress. What is the significance of this election?
1968 Assassination of Robert Kennedy & violence at the Democratic Convention in Chicago led to Nixon being elected. What is the significance of this election?
1980 Reagan’s election brings the start of the Conservative Revolution. What is the significance of this election?
Laws (laws that are passed are called Acts)
What law late in the 1940’s limited the power of Labor Unions? Taft-Hartley Act
What two laws in the Gilded Age limited the power of monopolies? Sherman & Clayton Anti-trust Acts
After Garfield was assassinated by a disgruntled office seeker, Congress passed this law to create the civil service. Pendleton Act
This law outlawed segregation & discrimination in public places? Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Jefferson sought to avoid war by stopping all U.S. European trade? Embargo Act
Several times in American history, Congress has passed laws limiting criticism of the government. This crime is called…. Sedition
Another name for a law is Ordinance. What did the 2 Land Ordinances passed during the Articles of Confederation do? 1785: Survey & Sale of Public Land 1787: Method for a territory to become a State
What colonial legislation by the British caused the colonists to organize their 1 st boycott? When was this? Stamp Act, 1765
What book caused the passage of the Meat Act & Pure Food & Drug Act? The Jungle
Laws are also bills. What 20 th century bill revived the middle class after it’s collapse during the Great Depression? G.I. Bill
What method of transportation did the Interstate Commerce Act regulate? Railroads
What law broke up Indian Reservations in order to assimilate Native Americans and take away more land? Dawes Act.
What law caused a mini Civil War in Kansas in the 1850’s? Kansas Nebraska Act
The Volstead Act made it a crime to… Sell Alcohol.
Catholics & Protestants could practice their religion in this colony because of this law. Maryland Toleration Act
The core of the New Deal was these 2 laws. AAA & NRA.
The Keating-Owen Act regulated what kind of labor? Child
In 1924, the National Origins Act allowed immigrants into the U.S. based on the’ ______________ system quota
What President passed Medicare & Medicaid? LBJ
In 1862, the northern dominated Congress passed this law that resulted in rapid settlement of the American West. Homestead Act
Great Britain limited colonial trade in these laws that were the heart of Mercantilism. Navigation Acts
Movers & Shakers (People who changed our government)
Lincoln said she started the Civil War. Harriet Beecher Stowe
She led the fight against lynching during the Progressive Era. Ida B. Wells Barnett
His 1831 uprising caused terror throughout the south. Nat Turner
He convinced Lincoln to let African Americans serve in the Union Army. Frederick Douglass
His newspaper The Liberator started the Abolitionist Movement. William Lloyd Garrison
These two women led the Women’s Movement of the 1960’s. Betty Friedan & Gloria Steniem
Give me liberty or give me Death! Patrick Henry.
Thou shall not crucify mankind upon a Cross of Gold! William Jennings Bryan
Started the SCLC in Montgomery, Alabama. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Led the final suffragette battles. Alice Paul
Most wanted Revolutionary rebels in Massachusetts were these 2 men. Sam Adams & John Hancock
This Great Compromiser kept the country together from 1820 to Henry Clay
His 2 major inventions changed the economies of the north & the south. Eli Whitney
In Kansas and Virginia he led violent rebellions against slavery? John Brown
Jonathan Edwards & George Whitefield started the… Great Awakening
They spread Progressive reforms by the power of their words. Muckrakers
He reshaped modern business structure as he sought to wipe out his competition. John D. Rockfeller
His inventions revolutionized 20 th century communication. Thomas Edison or Alexander Graham Bell
The music world was “all shook up” by this rock & roller who popularized black music in the 50’s. Elvis Presley
The Hatchet lady from Kansas who fought the evil of alcohol. Carry Nation
Cold War paranoia grew after this couple were convicted of leaking nuclear secrets to the Russians. Julius & Ethel Rosenberg
These two Native American Leaders attempted to stop white expansion by organizing the tribes of the northwest in 1763 and 1812 Pontiac & Tecumseh
His false charges fueled Cold War paranoia. Joseph McCarthy
He build the canal with his Big Stick. Teddy Roosevelt