Study Guide Semester 1 exam

Study Guide
AP US Semester 1 Exam

Colonial period:
reasons for settlement ___________Washington’s presidency
Puritans_____________________ Hamilton’s plan/ 1st Bank US
Separatists___________________Hamilton/Jefferson dispute
William Penn_________________ factionalism
James Oglethorpe______________Washington’s Farewell Address
Jamestown__________________ Neutrality Proclamation
Mayflower Compact ____________Alien & Sedition Acts
First Great Awakening__________Republicans/ Federalists
Bacon’s Rebellion______________Va./Ky. Resolutions
Treaty of Tordesillas____________XYZ Affair
Relations with England: ________Jefferson/ republicanism
mercantilism __________________agrarian ideal
Stamp Act_____________________acquisition of Miss. R.
Declaratory Act _________________Louisiana purchase
Intolerable Acts_________________Aaron Burr
methods of resistance____________ assimilation 5 Civilized Tribes
French/Indian War______________War of 1812- causes/effects
Albany Congress________________Treaty of Ghent
Proclamation of 1763_____________Hartford Convention/ Blue Light Feds.
Common Sense _________________ 2nd Great Awakening
Dec. of Ind.____________________Transcendentalism (Emerson, Thoreau)
Lexington & Concord_____________Reform Movements
Saratoga______________________Immigrant groups
Yorktown_____________________Jackson/ Jacksonian Dem.
Treaty of Paris___________ ______Maysville Road veto
Lord Dunmore’s Ethiopian Rgt______2nd Bank US
Early Republic:______________Specie Circular
Articles of Confederation__________ Trail of Tears
weaknesses, strengths____________Territorial Expansion:
NW Ordinance _________________ Northwest Terr.
Federalists_____________________Louisiana Purchase
Antifederalists__________________ Mexican Cession/ controversy
Constitution____________________Texas independence/annexation
branches of govt.________________ Gadsden Purchase
writ of habeas corpus_____________Oregon Question
ex post facto laws________________Panic of 1837
full faith and credit clause _________ Erie Canal
strict, loose constructionism________ Mexican War/ significance
Bill of Rights ___________________nullification/ S. Carolina Exposition
Great Compromise_______________John C. Calhoun

states’ rights___________________Daniel Webster

_____________________________Henry Clay

abolitionists: Lovejoy, Garrison, Harriet B. Stowe
Uncle Tom’s Cabin
Compromises: Missouri, 1850, Crittenden
Wilmot Proviso
Fugitive Slave Law
Kansas-Nebraska Act
Bleeding Kansas
popular sovereignty
Stephen Douglas
Lecompton Constitution
John Brown

Civil War:
Abraham Lincoln
1st Bull Run/Antietam
Emancipation Proclamation
Border States
weaknesses/strengths of each side
draft/ manpower issues

Compromise of 1877
Black Codes
whitewashed rebels
Presidential Reconstruction
Congressional Reconstruction
Military Reconstruction
KKK/Force Bill
13-15 Amendments and arguments over them
Radical Republicans
Tenure in Office Act
New View of Reconstruction/Foner

Gilded Age:
growth of Railroads/ construction/ Credit Mobilier
Corruption/ Pendleton Act/ political machines
Carnegie/ Rockefeller
Unionization: trade vs. umbrella unions
Railroad Strike 1877/Homestead Strike. Haymarket Affair
vertical/horizontal integration
Sherman Act of 1890

Court issues:
Peter Zenger case
John Marshall
Marbury v.Madison
Dred Scott v. Sanford


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  1. Posted by Gue5t on January 5, 2009 at 8:50 pm

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