Flashcards - Major Figures in U.S. History from the Precontact Period-1789

Flashcards - Major Figures in U.S. History from the Precontact Period-1789
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French and Indian War
The French and Indian War comprised the North American theater of the worldwide Seven Years' War of 1756-1763
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Great Depression
The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place during the 1930s
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royal colony
A Crown colony, also known in the 17th century as royal colony, was a type of colonial administration of the British overseas territories
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Parliament
In modern politics and history, a parliament is a legislative, elected body of government
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James Oglethorpe
James Edward Oglethorpe was a British general, Member of Parliament, and philanthropist, as well as the founder of the colony of Georgia
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James Oglethorpe
James Edward Oglethorpe was a British general, Member of Parliament, and philanthropist, as well as the founder of the colony of Georgia
Parliament
In modern politics and history, a parliament is a legislative, elected body of government
royal colony
A Crown colony, also known in the 17th century as royal colony, was a type of colonial administration of the British overseas territories
Great Depression
The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place during the 1930s
French and Indian War
The French and Indian War comprised the North American theater of the worldwide Seven Years' War of 1756-1763
Enlightenment
The Enlightenment was an intellectual movement which dominated the world of ideas in Europe in the 18th century
Benjamin Banneker
Benjamin Banneker was a free African American almanac author, surveyor, naturalist and farmer
Abigail Adams
Abigail Adams was the wife of John Adams and the mother of John Quincy Adams
Alien and Sedition Acts
The Alien and Sedition Acts were four bills passed by the Federalist-dominated 5th United States Congress and signed into law by President John Adams in 1798
Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson was an American Founding Father and the principal author of the Declaration of Independence
propaganda
Propaganda is information, especially of a biased nature, used to promote or publicise a particular political cause or point of view

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