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Washingtonville, NY 10992

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REGENTS VOCABULARY

Geography: political map, physical map, state abbreviations. peninsula, isthmus, archipelago, strait, sea, ocean, continent, state, country,

Colonial Beginnings: charter, Jamestown, Plymouth, Pilgrim, Puritan, indentured servant, separatist, Mayflower Compact, royal colony, House of Burgess, Parliament, mercantilism, loyalist, patriot, grievance, Declaration of Independence, unalienable rights, monarchy, consent of governed, commerce, oppressive, unanimous, jurisdiction
 
Early Nation: French and Indian War, American Revolution:  Ohio River Valley, Treaty of Paris 1763, alliance, Proclamation of 1763, Sugar Tax, Tea Tax, Townsend Duties, Boston Tea Party, Intolerable Act, Lexington & Concord, Saratoga, Yorktown, Treaty of Paris 1783, Articles of Confederation (weaknesses 9), extradition, Constitutional Convention, compromise, delegate, bicameral, unicameral, treason, ex post facto, census, popular sovereignty, executive, legislative, judicial, quorum, censure, dissent, impeach, tariff, ratify, commerce, interstate commerce, intrastate, commerce, amendment, ordinance, 
 
Preamble and US Constitution:  federalism, general welfare, common defense, liberty, domestic tranquility, justice, posterity, veto, override, cabinet, reserved powers, delegated powers, concurrent powers, treason, impeachment, ex post facto, census, interstate commerce, ratify, tariff, censure, pardon, Legislative, Executive, Judicial, extradition, override, Cabinet, 2/3 majority vote in Congress, Bill of Rights (amendments 1-10) veto, amendment, Plaintiff, defendant, original jurisdiction, appellate jurisdiction, grand jury, indictment, petit jury, double jeopardy, self-incrimination, due process, civil case, criminal case, Supreme Court of US, NYS Court of Appeals, federal courts, appeal, Judicial Review, Marbury v. Madison (1803), McCulloch v. Maryland (1819)
Fletcher v. Peck, Gibbons v. Ogden, Worcester v. Georgia (1832), Cherokee Nation v. Georgia (1831), lawyer (counsel, attorney), 
 
Presidents of the United States: Political party, party platform, constituent, partisanship, Republican (GOP), Democrats, Third Party (Minor Party), Thomas Nast, popular vote, Electoral college, Foreign Policy issues vs. Domestic policy issues, WASHINGTON: Whiskey Rebellion, Proclamation of Neutrality, Judiciary Act, ADAMS: XYZ Affair, Naturalization Act, Alien and Sedition Act, KY and VA Resolutions, JEFFERSON: Louisiana Purchase, Lewis and Clark Expedition, Sacajawea, Embargo Act,  manifest destiny, MADISON: War of 1812, Treaty of Ghent, impressment of British soldiers, Missouri Compromise, Star Spangled Banner, MONROE: Monroe Doctrine, Erie Canal, Rush-Bagot Treaty, Adams Onis Treaty, JACKSON: Texas Annexation, Battle of Alamo, Indian Removal Act, reservations, Trail of Tears, spoils system, Tariff of Abominations,  Market Revolution - Household to Market Economy, hydro power, sectionalism, agrarian, mass production, Cotton Gin (Eli Whitney), Clermont (Robert Fulton - steam boat), interchangeable parts, free enterprise system, plantations, Middle Class Reforms: middle class, abolition of slavery - Frederick Douglass, Grimke Sisters, William Lloyd Garrison, David Walker), temperance (Frances Willard), Second Great Awakening, Utopian Communities, Transcendentalism, Suffrage (Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton), Public Education (Horace Mann), Prison and Mentally Ill reforms (Dorothea Dix) 
 
Westard Expansion Prior to Civil War - manifest destiny, Monroe Doctrine, Western Hemisphere, Adams-Onis Treaty, Treaty of Paris 1783, Louisiana Purchase, Mexican Cession, Gadsden Purchase, Rush Bagot Treaty (Treaty Line of 1818), Oregon Territory, Texas Annexation, annexation,
 
Civil War: 1861-1865: antebellum, cotton gin, secession, tariffs, slavery, states' rights, popular sovereignty, Missouri Compromise, Crittendon Compromise, John Brown's Raid, Uncle Tom's Cabin, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Kansas-Nebraska Act, Compromise of 1850, Wilmot Proviso, Dred Scott Decision, Lecompton Constitution, Election of 1860, South Carolina secedes, Battle of Fort Sumter, Write of Habeas Corpus, offensive battle, defensive Battle, Anaconda Plan, blockade, Abraham Lincoln, Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee, Ulysses S. Grant, Confederate vs. Union, Emancipation Proclamation, Gettysburg Address  
 
Reconstruction: Military Districts, Compromise of 1877, literacy tests, black codes, Jim Crow Laws, lynching, KKK, poll taxes, grandfather clause, Freedman's Bureau, copperhead, scalawag, sharecropping, tenant farming, US v. Cruikshank, home-rule, Credit Mobilier, US v. Reese, carpetbagger, Civil Rights Act of 1866, Civil Rights Act of 1875, 13th amendment, 14th amendment, 15th amendment, 
 
Westward Expansion after Civil Warconestoga wagon, Oregon Trail, California Trail, Mormon Trail, Sante Fe Trail, expansion of RR, Promontory Point, UT, Homestead Act, Morrill Land Grant Act, Populist movement, Grange, Dawes Act, Bonanza Farms, reservations, Battle of Little Big Horn, Black Hawk War, Seminole Wars, Sitting Bull, Geronimo, General Custer, 
 
IndustrializationRobber Barons, Captains of Industry, Philanthropists, Andrew Carnegie, John D. Rockefeller, JP Morgan, Corneilius Vanderbilt, Laissez Faire, free enterprise system, Social Darwinism, trust, monopoly, labor union, lockout, collective bargaining, injunction, picket, strike, blacklist, boycott, seniority, Knights of Labor, American Federation of Labor, Congress of Industrial Organization, AFL-CIO, International Ladies Garment Workers Union, Homestead Strike, Pullman Strike, Railroad Strike, Haymarket Riot, 
 
ImmigrationOld Immigration, New Immigration, Forced migration, refugees, Pushes out of a country and pulls into a country, Ellis Island, Angel Island, deportation, naturalization, Chinese Exclusion Act, Gentlemen's Agreement, Quotas, ethnic neighborhoods, nativism, assimiliation, Statue of Liberty, tenements, sweat shops, home work, Emergency Quota Act 1921, Immigration Act 1924, immigrant, undocumented/illegal immigrant, ethnocentrism, steerage, urbanization, 
 
Progressive Era: muckrakers, trust-busting, secret ballot, political bosses, settlement houses, child labor, Ida B. Wells-Barnett, Jane Addams, Ellen Starr, John Spargo, Lewis Hine, Lincoln Steffens, Upton Sinclair, Jacob Riis, Ida Tarbell, Pure Food and Drug Act, FDA, amendments 16, 17, 18, 19, Federal Trade Commission, Interestate Commerce Commission, Sherman Anti-Trust Act, Clayton Anti-trust Act, Recall, referendum, direct vote, initiative, Pendleton Act, Hepburn Act, Taft-Hartley Act, Wagner Act (NLRB), Plessy v. Fergusen, Wabash, St. Louis and Pacific RR v. Illinois, Federal Reserve, National Parks Service (Newlands Act), Theodore Roosevelt, Progressive Party, Northern Securities Co. v. US, Lochner v. NY, Muller v. Oregon, US v. E. C. Knight Co, 
 
Imperialism: imperialism, annexation, possession, commonwealth, protectorate, sphere of influence, isolationism, yellow jounalism, Treaty of Kanagawa, US Possessions: Hawaii, Alaska, US Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Wake Island, Midway Island, Guam, Philippine Islands, Cuban independence, Platt Amendment, Panama Canal, Spanish-American War, Treaty of Paris 1898, raw materials, trade markets, Roosevelt Corollary, Good Neighbor Policy, Dollar Diplomacy, Big Stick Policy, Filipino Uprising, Boxer Rebellion (China), Open door Policy, Pacific Region, Caribbean Sea, 
 
World War I:  militarism, nationalism, alliances, imperialism, central powers, allied powers, propaganda, U-boats, Zimmerman Telegram, sinking of Lusitania, Bolshevik Revolution, Selective Service Act, assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, patriotism, liberty bonds, ration, price controls, Lever Food and Fuel Control Act, Jeanette Rankin, Woodrow Wilson, Espionage Act 1917, Sedition Act 1917, Schenck v. US (1919) Red Scare, Wilson's 14 points for Peace, Treaty of Versailles, freedon of the seas, self-determination, reparations, open diplomacy, new changes to European Map, blockade, 
 
1920's Roaring Twenties and 1930's Great Depression: Relief, Recovery, Reform, 18th amendment, 19th amendment, 20th amendment, 21st amendment, Citizenship Act of 1924, Presidents - Coolidge, Harding, Hoover, President Franklin Roosevelt, Eleanor Roosevelt, Court Packing Plan, Kellogg Briand Act, Teapot Dome Scandal, Palmer Raids, New Deal Programs, NIRA, Schenck v. US, Schector Poultry Corp v. US (1935), Al Capone, assembly line, Bear and Bull Markets, Stock Market, bootleggers, speakeasies, "buying stocks on margin," consumer goods, speculation, deficit spending, Gross National Product, Great Depression, Hawley-Smoot Tariff Act, Hoovervilles, Installment buying, Bonus Army, labor unions, Laissez Faire, organized crime, Stock Market Crash (1929), Welfare Capitalism, fireside chats, return to normalcy, Amelia Earhart, Charles Lindbergh, Cotton Club, Harlem Renaissance, Dorothea Lange, Dust Bowl, Emergency Quota Act, Jazz Age, KDKA, KKK, Scopes Trial, Talkies, FERA, CCC, WPA, PWA, REA, AAA, TVA, FDIC, Glass Steagall Act, SEC, SSA, Wagner Act, NRLB, FHA, HOLC, FEMA. womens suffrage movement
 
World War II: Allied Powers, Axis Powers, Nazi, Fascism, holocaust, Bataan Death March, Manhattan Project, concentration camps, internment camps, Executive Order 9066, swastika, Lend-Lease Acts, Hiroshima & Nagasaki, appeasement, bombing of Pearl Harbor, VE Day, blitzkrieg, totalitarianism, genocide, Nazi Soviet Pact, kamikaze, Operation Overlord, D Day, United Nations, Nuremburg Trials, Island hopping, Battle in Europe, Battles in Africa, Battles in Pacific Ocean, Yalta Conference, Atlantic Conference, Casablanca Conference, Potsdam Conference, code talkers, Rosie the Riveter, 442nd Regimental Combat Unit, War Production Board, ration, Doolittle Raid, Korematsu v. US (1944), Albert Einstein, Office of Price Administration, WAAC, Tuskegee Airmen, J. Robert Oppenheimer, VJ Day, 1939-1945; US enters war 1941, "Big Three," Cairo Conference, Tehran Conference,
 
United Nations - General Assembly, Security Council, Five permanent member countries, World Court, WHO, WTO, UNICEF, UNESCO, NYC Headquarters, 
 
 
Cold War: 1946-1991 containment, Marshall Plan, Truman Doctrine, Iron Curtain, NATO, Warsaw Pact, Satellite nations, Sputnik, U-2 incident, Nikita Krushchev, Joseph McCarthy, HUAC, Ethel and Julius Rosenberg, Alger Hiss, Trumans Loyalty Program (Executive Order 9835), Hollywood Ten, National Security Council, NASA, People's Republic of China - Mao Zedong, Cuban Missile Crisis, Bay of Pigs Invastion, Fidel Castro, bomb shelters, duck-n-cover, detente, CENTO, Red Scare, Hydrogen bomb, censure, Berlin Airlift, Iran Contra Affair, SALT I and II agreements, START, Watkins v. US
 
Korean War: 1950-1953, brinkmanship, Douglas MacArthur, Foster Dulles, 38th parallel, DMZ, stalemate, MASH, Syngmen Rhee, Harry Truman, 
 
Vietnam War: 1964-1975, Geneva Convention, 17th parallel, DMZ, guerilla warfare, domino theory, Ho Chi Minh, Ng Dinh Diem, defoliants (agent orange, napalm), Gulf of Tonkin Resolution, War Powers Act (1973), Hanoi Hilton, North Vietnamese Army, Viet Cong, SEATO, USS Pueblo, TET, Tinker v. Des Moines, Vietnamization
 
Civil Rights Movement: Brown v. Board of Education, Plessy v. Ferguson, Jim Crow Laws, segregation, Montgomery Bus Boycott, Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, Medgar Evers, Emmett Till, civil disobedience (non violent protests), Civil Rights Act 1964, Civil Rights Act 1968, Voting Rights Act 1965, March on Washington DC, "I have a Dream Speech," Little Rock Nine, Greensboro Four, Freedom Rides, Watt Riots, Heart of Atlanta Motel, v. US, desegregation of military troops by Truman - Executive Order 9981, Affirmative Action, EEOC, 24th amendment, Black Panthers, marches in Selma and Birmingham, Alabama, 
  
1960's:  New Frontier, Great Society, Lee Harvey Oswald, first man on moon, JKF assassinated, RFK assassinated, medicare, breakfast program, Immigration Act 1965, Alliance for Progress, VISTA, Peace Corps, Miranda v. Arizona, Griswold v. CT, Warren Commission, Mapp v. Ohio, 
 
1970's:  Roe v. Wade, Watergate Scandal, Pardon Nixon, NY Times v. US, Pentagon Papers, Kent and Jackson State University shootings, SALT I agreement, 26th amendment, Oil Shortage/OPEC, Earth Day created, Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, EPA Created, Three Mile Island, California v. Bakke, Helsinki Accords, Wisconsin v. Yoder, United States v. Nixon
 
1980's: New Jersey v. TLO
 
1990's
 
2000's
 
21st Century (2000-2017) 
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