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U.S. History Terms List

 


1.  House of Burgesses

2.  Great Awakening

3.  Mercantilism

4.  Stamp Act

5.  Declaration of Independence

6.  Constitution

7.  Checks & Balances

8.  Bill of Rights

9.  Amendments

10.  Marbury vs. Madison

11.  Louisiana Purchase

12.  Missouri Compromise

13.  Monroe Doctrine

14.  Trail of Tears

15.  Manifest Destiny

16.  Abolitionism

17.  Civil War

18.  Gettysburg Address

19.  Emancipation Proclamation

20.  Reconstruction

21.  Freedman’s Bureau

22.  Ku Klux Klan

23.  Fourteenth Amendment

24.  Sharecropping

25.  Compromise of 1877

26.  Bessemer Process

27.  Social Darwinism

28.  Monopoly

29.  Sherman Anti-Trust Act

30.  Children of the Poor, Jacob Riis

31.  American Federation of Labor (AFL)

32.  Pullman Strike

33.  Homestead Act

34.  Exodusters

35.  Reservations

36.  Dawes Act

37.  Massacre at Wounded Knee

38.  Bonanza Farms

39.  Populist Party

40.  Buffalo Bill

41.  Laissez-Faire

42.  Ethnic Communities

43.  Gentlemen’s Agreement

44.  Tenements

45.  Ellis Island

46.  Settlement House

47.  Booker T. Washington

48.  NAACP

49.  Vaudeville

50.  Yellow Journalism

51.  Plessey vs. Ferguson

52.  Jim Crow

53.  U.S.S. Maine

54.  Filipino War

55.  Roosevelt Corollary

56.  Panama Canal

57.  Dollar Diplomacy

58.  Anti-Imperialist League

59.  Socialism

60.  Muckrackers

61.  Coal Strike of 1902

62.  Interstate Commerce Act

63.  Pure Food and Drug Act

64.  Conservationist

65.  Federal Reserve System

66.  19th Amendment

67.  Arabic Pledge

68.  League of Nations

69.  Daylight Savings Time

70.  Palmer Raids

71.  National Origins Act

72.  Calvin Coolidge

73.  Flapper

74.  Charles Lindbergh

75.  Lost Generation

76.  Harlem Renaissance

77.  Scopes Monkey Trial

78.  Marcus Garvey

79.  Hoovervilles

80.  Bonus Army

81.  100 Days

82.  FDIC

83.  Wagner Act

84.  Huey Long

85.  WPA

86.  Demagogue

87.  Lend-Lease Act

88.  Yalta Conference

89.Manhattan Project

90.  “Rosie the Riveter”

91.  Double V

92.  Korematsu vs.U.S.

93.  “Iron Curtain”

94.  Marshall Plan

95.  Containment

96.  HUAC

97.  Interstate Highway Act

98.  Brinkmanship

99.  Sputnik

100.  “I Love Lucy”

101.  GI Bill

102.  Beat Generation

103.  Taft-Hartley Act

104.  Brown v. Board of Education

105.  Great Society

106.  Cuban Missile Crisis

107.  Peace Corps

108.  Alliance for Progress

109.  SCLC

110.  SNCC

111.  Freedom Summer

112.  Malcolm X

113.  Black Power

114.  Roe v. Wade

115.  Cesar Chavez

116.  AIM

117.  EPA

118.  Ho Chi Minh

119.  Ngo Dinh Diem

120.  Gulf of Tonkin Resolution

121.  Tet Offensive

122.  My Lai Massacre

123.  Pentagon Papers

124.  Vietnamization

125.  War Powers Act

126.  Watergate