Chapter 1 and 2 Review
1. Constitution: A body of fundamental principles or established precedents according to which a
state or other organization is acknowledged to be governed.
2. Monarchy: The Monarch and royal f
5th hour Government
1. The act of Separation of Powers is what made the government more ruled by the people.
2. To make sure Congress is aware of their powers, the Enumerated Powers were established.
3. The federal bureaucracy c
Chapter 2 Assessment
1. Rights to Liberty, Life, and Property
2. The consent of the people is what made the government legitimate.
3. 3 Parts:
a. Legislature of elected representatives
b. Separation of powers between
Chapter 9 Terms:
Columbian Exposition 1893 Worlds fair in Chicago
Frederick Jackson Turner Historian from the University of Wisconsin. Gave a lecture on
American history. Said a frontier line no longer existed in the U.S.
Expansionists Wanted Americans to
Checks and Balances: (have to have at least 10 checks)
o Executive Branch checks:
Legislative branch Can Propose or veto laws, call special sessions of congress,
makes appointments to federal posts, and Negotiates foreign treaties
Judicial Branch Can a
American History 1st Semester Final Study Guide:
Confederation: government made up of independent states
Mercantilism: A states power depends on its wealth
Indentured servant: Work to pay passage to America
_?_ was the secretary of state that negotiated the buying of Alaska.
The Monroe Doctrine was issued in _?_.
_?_ opened Japanese ports to U.S. Commerce.
Descendants of _?_ became wealthy sugarcane planters in Hawaii.
The Federalist Era 7
Treaty with the
Organizing the Government:
Washington as President:
Background as a plantation manager and soldier = he didnt thin
American History Chapter 3 Notes
A More Perfect Union 6
New State Governments:
State constitutions set up govt. that resembled colonial govts.
All, except PA and GA, had bicameral (2 house) legislatures.
Members represented districts and nearly all wer
Growth in The North:
Consisted of several basic developments:
o Shift from simple tool to complex machines
o Natural sources of power (draft animals and falling water) to
artificial sources (steam engines and electr