Southeast Region

Term Definition
Arkansas Little Rock
Louisiana Baton Rouge
Mississippi Jackson
Alabama Montgomery
Georgia Atlanta
Florida Tallahassee
South Carolina Columbia
North Carolina Raleigh
Virginia Richmond
West Virginia Charleston
Kentucky Frankford
Tennessee Nashville


Question Answer
Reasons why American Colonists settled where they did religious persecution
Foundations of American Democracy: The Declaration of Independence, the Bill of Rights,and the Constitution of America
Why did the Anti-Federalists oppose the ratification of the Constitution in 1787?Constitution threatened liberties and failed to protect individual rights Constitution threatened liberties and failed to protect individual rights
Thomas Paine and Common Sense Independence for England and the creation of a democratic republic
Declaration of Independence Declaration of independence for the 13 american colonies from Great Britain, written by Thomas Jefferson, adopted on July 4th of 1776
Shays’ Rebellion Armed uprising in Massachusetts during 1786 and 1787, led by Daniel Shays previous Revolutionary war veteran, against civil rights and perceived economic injustices
Louisiana Purchase U.S. bought 827,000 square miles of land for $15 million from France
Missouri Compromise of 1820 Maine was permitted as a free state and Missouri as a slave state in 1820, effort to keep a congressional balance of power between free and slave states
Compromise of 1850 compromise for a crisis between North and South, Fugitive Slave Act was amended, slave trade in Washington, D.C. was abolished
Manifest Destiny Attitude about United States spreading from coast to coast
Economic differences of the North and South prior to the Civil War The North was mainly manufacturing, and the South was mainly based on agriculture
Lincoln’s goal in the Civil War The Emancipation Proclamation
Seneca Falls Convention The first women’s rights convention
Reconstruction Period The period after the Civil War
President Andrew Johnson and the Reconstruction Period Gave land to the blacks
Result of the Civil War Slave states succeeded from the United States
Black Codes Laws passed by Southern slave states
Native Americans The indigenous people of the United States
Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 The first law depriving immigrants of passage into the United States
Indian Wars between 1860-1890 Battles between the U.S. and Native Americans
Homestead Act of 1862 Gave settlers 160 acres of land
Transcontinental Railroad Train route across the United States completed in 1869
Development of the Great Plains The railroads helped
Three-fifths Compromise Compromise reached by delegates from southern and northern states
Reconstruction goals after the Civil War Rejoin all states to the union and help rebuild the south
Economic impact of the Civil War The civil war was expensive
Tenements A run-down apartment building or slum
Women's’ Suffrage Movement Information, articles, and facts about the struggle for the right for women to vote
Battleship Maine American naval ship that sank in Cuba
Why was the North worried about Great Britain during the Civil War? Probably because the establishment of slavery in the U.S. which was illegal in Great Britain
Impressments The act of taking men into a military or naval force without notice or any opinion in the matter
Trail of Tears Series of forced removals of Native American nations from their homelands in the Southeastern United States
Why did the South secede from the Union? They were scared that their way of life was threatened by president Lincoln’s election
Emancipation Proclamation Led to the total ending of slavery
Why could Lincoln not carry out his plan of Reconstruction? Because he got assassinated
Mukrackers Investigative journalists
Who had great job opportunities during WWI when they did not before the war? women
Treaty of Versailles Most important peace treaty that ended WW1
Why did US enter WWI? Germany sunk a U.S. ship
League of Nations an International organisation formed to help resolve international disputes
Americans reaction to WWI Horror and shock
Lusitania sinking During WW1 as Germany waged submarine warfare
Zimmermann Telegram a Secret diplomatic way of communication

Inside earth

Question Answer
Oceanic crust
Continental crust
Asthenosphere The soft layer of the mantle on which the tectonic plants move
Mantle The mantle is much thicker than the crust and contains most of earths mass
Outler core
Inner core
Is thinner and denser then the continental crust
Earth's outermost, rigid, rocky layer is called the crust. It is composed of low-density, easily melted rocks; the continental crust is predominantly granitic rock, while composition of the oceanic crust corresponds mainly to that of basalt and gabbro.
The soil, outer layer of the earth that consists of the crust and the rigid upper part of the plates move
The strong, lower part of the mantle between the asthenosphere
The outer core of the Earth is a fluid layer about 2,300 km (1,400 mi) thick and composed of mostly iron and nickel that lies above Earth's solid inner core and below its mantle.
The Earth's inner core is the Earth's innermost part. It is primarily a solid ball with a radius of about 1,220 kilometres (760 miles), which is about 70% of the Moon's radius. It is composed of an irona??nickel alloy and some light elements.

Vocab L.A

Term Definition
Verb Tense Is past, present or future of a verb. Must agree in a clause
Compound Sencetence two independent clauses join by a coordinating conjunction.(fanboy)
Simple Senctence One independent clause.
Complex Sencetence One independent clause and one dependent clause join by a subordinating conjunction (whitebus)
Compound-Complex Independent and dependent clauses join by both coordinating and subordinating conjunctions.
Coordinating Conjunction Joins two independent clauses.(Fanboys)
Fanboys For, and, nor,but,or,yet,so

Study Guide

Question Answer
The first successful cash crop in Jamestown was _______ in 1612. tobacco
The ________ colonies were known for fertile soil and long, hot summers. Southern
Natives were forced to move ____. west
____ _____ was responsible for growing tobacco in Jamestown. John Rolfe
"__ ____, __ ____" was John Smith's strict rule for Jamestown. No work, no food

9 science revision

Questio Answer
What does an endothermic reaction do? Endothermic absorbs heat
What does an Exothermic reaction do? Exothermic produces heat
Four factors that change the rate of a reaction? Adding a catalystChanging the temperatureChanging the particle sizeChanging the concentration
What does the central nervous system contain? The brain and the spinal cord
Properties of acids? Taste sourPh lower than 7
Properties of bases? Taste bitterPh higher than 7
What does a motor neuron do? Receives information from the brain and send it to effector organs
What does a sensory neuron do? Receives stimulus from receptor cells and sends it to spinal cord
What does an interneuron do? Connection between sensory and motor
Examples of stimuli that get detected by receptor cells? Light, chemical, pressure, temperature

legislative branch

Question Answer
How many people serve in the house of rep 435
How long is the term for a member of the house of represenatives 2 years
what is determine how many represenatives a state will have populations
what is the age requirement for the house of rep 25
How long must a person be a cetizen of the united states berfor they can be in the house of rep. 6
what is the title of the leader of the house of rep speaker of house
How many people serve in the united staes senate 100
How long is the term for a member of the united states senate 2
what is used to determine how many reps a state will have population
what is the age requirement for the united states senate 30
how are senator elected votes
what is the title for the leader of the united staes senate vice presedent
name the major duty that the united staes senate is responsible for law making check on elects

Legislative Branch

Question Answer
A person must be ________ years old to be in the senate. 30
There are _________ members of the senate. 100
A person must be a citizen for _________ years in order to be in the senate. 9
The leader of the senate is also the… Vice president
Members of the senate serve a ________ year term. 6
Each state has ______ senators. 2
A person must be _____ years old to be in the House of Representatives. 25
The United States has _____ members who serve in the House of Representatives. 435
A person must be a citizen for ______ years before he or she can be in the House of Representatives. 7
The leader of the House of Representatives is also the …….. Speacker of the house
Members of the House of Representatives serve a __________ year term. 2
Missouri has __________ members in the United States House of Representatives. 8
Of the eight districts in Missouri, Benton County belongs to district _________. 4