American History I
Jonathan Edwards- Christian philosopher, believed people were to concerned about wealth. Was apart of the Great Awakening.
Nathaniel Bacon- Was a farmer, led the Bacon's Rebellion which disgruntled citizens rebelled against governor.
George Washington- Served two terms, he shaped the Executive&Judicial system, and he put down the Whiskey Rebellion.
Frederick Douglass- Was a famous Abolitionists, a runaway and educated slave and he attempted to educate and inspire revolts.
Yorktown- The final battle of the Revolution
Jamestown, Virginia- The first successful colony/state
Seneca Falls, New York- The Seneca Falls convention for women's rights was held here in 1848.
Fort Sumter-Where the Civil War began.
Bifocals- Created by Benjamin Franklin
Barbed Wire- Created by Joseph Glidden to keep cattle off the land
Colt 45- Was invented by Samuel Colt and used by many cowboy
Telegraph- Developed by Samuel Morse and it revolutionized long-distance communication.
Boston Massacre- In 1770 protesters confronted the British and the British killed 5 colonists.
War of 1812- A war over boundaries in North America.
XYZ Affair- France tried to bribe American Diplomats and tricked them which angered Americans who then became Anti-Frencn
Indian Removal Act- This placed Native Americans on reservations.