I s Congress effective in exercising legislative oversight of the federal
YES Control their budget (general accounting office)
-hold hearings (hold hearings in regard to creating the budgets for, writing laws
that affect, and for overseeing t
Although World War II came to an end in 1945, Americans faced another silent yet
deadly war, known as the Cold War. Nations around the world were in ruins and economically
strained due to the aftermath of World War II, leaving United States and Soviet U
Prompt: Music plays a large role in Northups life. Northups omnipresent fiddle was a source of empowerment
and a symbol of his subordination. What does the fiddle tell us about Northup and African American life in
slavery and freedom?
In Twelve Years of S
AP US History
I. Slave Life and Labor
A. Slaves Everyday Conditions
1) Although slaves usually received adequate nourishment, they had a plain and monotonous diet.
They owned few clothes, and typically they lived in small,
AP US History
I. A Slave Society
1. Slavery shaped the social structure in South; relied on northern banks and northern companies
to keep cotton trade flowing
2. south rejected elements of antebellum era such as urbanism, w
William Howard Taft was elected the 27th President of the United States (1909-1913) and later became
the tenth Chief Justice of the United States (1921-1930), the only person to have served in both of these
Distinguished jurist, effective adminis
One possible cause of the "great migration" other than the extreme weather conditions,
could be the search of food supply. The human migration out of Africa occurred around 2 million
years ago, around the Ice Age. During the Ice Age period, the weather an
Guns, Germs, and Steel by Jared Diamond
Chapter 5: "History's Haves and Have-Nots"
Unequal conflicts between peoples with farmers power and those without it
Food production never arose in large areas of the globe.
In certain places, food production develo
One non-historical evidence for human migration out of Africa could be the fossils or
bones of early humans. Fossil and bone remains can allow archaeologist to determine the
structure, gender, age, and role of the human being. For example, if a fossil or
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USH Castillo Pd. 7
December 19, 2016
Robert Owen was a British businessman and social activist and is currently recognized as a
unique and significant historical figure due to the contributions hes made in his attempts to
In the decades leading up to the Civil War, the Southern states experienced extraordinary change that
would define the region and its role in American history for decades, even centuries, to come. Between
the 1830s and the beginning of the
Abe had rough childhoods, They suffered but remained both
fighters. Nat was a slave and Abe was an orphan. Being an orphan might
not sound as bad but without a mom or dad; whose gonna be there t
HW: Chapter 18 Section 2
Cubans Rebel Against Spain
American Interest in Cuba
-1854-> America tried to buy Cuba from Spain, but Spain didnt let. However, American
-Americans invested millions into Cubas
-from 12th to 20th centuries, Jews were persecuted, tried and murdered on the basis
of many myths (ex: Jews murdered Christian kids for matzos)
-the Nazis would bring these myths back into cir
US HISTORY study sheet
Locke: human nature, life liberty , property, purpose of government to protect rights. (limited govt)
Montesquieu: France, considers best govt= judicial, legislative, executive, (check/balance, sep. powers)
Voltaire: Freedome of spe
Unit 2: Federalism Study Sheet Terms to Know:
Federalism: a state of govt in which a written constitution divides the powers of govt on a territorial basis between a
central or national govt and several regional governments (states) Each of these levels o
Zora Neale Hurston
9804 Notast Boulevard
Eatonville, Florida 11091
Published more than fifty essays, plays, short stories and four novels, most known is Their Eyes Were Watching God. Icon of
APUSH HW #7
Reconstruction and 1876: Crash Course History #22:
i. Andrew Johnson:
a. Only president to get impeached.
b. Instead of facilitating Reconstruction, he acted as if the South never had the right to secede in the
Fort Sumter & Lincolns Response:
Fort Sumter: One of two federal forts that had seceded despite Lincolns warning.
In the harbor of Charlestown, South Carolina
Lincoln sent provision to Fort Sumter and Carolinas guns opened fire, thu
A.P. U.S. History
Why has our understanding of Columbus changed so dramatically over
It has been 522 years since the well-known explorer Christopher
Columbus step foot onto the Bahamas. Whether or not this was a
APUSH Period 5
In the War of 1812-What did we win, what did we lose, and why should we care?
The War of 1812 is often called the Second American Revolution; its the first war America
has ever declared since its creation as a nation. The real
The Wilmot Proviso
Excluded slavery from new territories
from the Mexico-American War.
free soil, free labor, and free men ;
preventing the extension of slavery.
A vote of people who settled the territory.
The Growth of Immigration
a. Immigrants from various corners of the world, in great numbers, moved to the U.S. in the last half of the 19 th
century. The U.S. population more than tripled.
b. Emigrants from Eu
By Jennifer Chen, Period 5
Devotion to her cause resulted from a personal tragedy.
MARGARET'S MOTHER DIED FROM HAVING
"YOU CAUSED THIS. MOTHER IS DEAD FROM HAVING TOO
AP U.S. History
I. 1754-1763: The French and Indian War/ The Seven Years War
The French and Indian War was the war between Britain and France
(including various Native American tribes and the English colonies) for
dominance of the land near
AP US History Timeline
Era of Good Feelings
1790s-1830s: The Factory System #2
Late 18th century to early 19th century: Transportation #2
1793+: Cotton and the South #1
1800-1850s (No set time period): Population Growth #2
American Government Pol 1101
Prof. Alan DiGaetano
This course is designed to introduce students to the study of American politics and
government. The course is divided
1) Some historians have argued that the American Revolution was not revolutionary in nature.
Support, modify, or refute this interpretation providing specific evidence to justify your answer.
(continuity and change)
outcome of the American Revolution saw
4) Analyze the cultural, religious and economic responses of TWO of the following
groups to the Indians of North America before 1750.
British / French / Spanish
Partition 1: British
Colonies moved westwards in order to settle more land, cutting