The government is divided into three branches: legislative, executive, and judicial. Each split up
government responsibilities and provides a system of shared power known as checks and balances. This
gives each of these branches certain powers and each of
White Freedom, Indian Freedom
Access to Indian land was one of the fruits of American victory.
Liberty for whites meant loss of liberty for Indians.
Independence offered the opportunity to complete the process of dispossessing Indians
of their rich lands
What is affirmative action and what type of discrimination is it meant to remedy? Is affirmative action
still needed; is so in which situations?
Affirmative action is an action or policy favoring those who tend to suffer from discrimination,
Chapter 2: Beginnings of English America Terms
1. Roanoke colony: founded by Sir Walter Raleigh in 1535 off the coast of North Carolina;
the first settlement was abandoned in 1586; the second settlement, established in 1586,
was found mysteriously abandon
U.S. History 1301
October 27, 2015
Ch. 8 Terms: Securing the Republic
1. Bank of the United States: Proposed by the first secretary of the treasury, Alexander
Hamilton, the bank opened in 1791 and operated until 1811 to issue a uniform curren
Key Battles & Leaders: Questions
Where did the first large battle happen?
What day did the First Manassas take place?
Sunday July 21, 1861
How did the Confederate forces defeat the Union in the First Battle of Bull Run?