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American ideals Review

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what is the main goal of the declaration of independence/to explain foreign nations why the colonies wanted to separate from great Britain
what did Thomas Jefferson mean when he wrote " all men are created equal'?he mean that all men have the same rights
what us document is this? " we the people of the unites states in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessing of liberty to ourselves and our posterity"constitution
what are unalienable rights?rights that cannot be taken away or denied 🙅 ( declaration of independence)
what us document is this? " we hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they have endorsed... with certain unalienable rights..."declaration of independence
who is the father of the constitutionJames Madison
whco was the author of the declaration of independence?Thomas Jefferson
who purchased lusitana territory from France?Thomas Jefferson
what is manifest destiny?the idea that it was americas rights to own the land between pacific ocean and Atlantic Ocean
what was the homestead act of 1862?provided that any adult citizen who had never borne arms against us government could claim 160 acres of land
where in the United States was gold and silver discovered in the mid 1800's?california
what is the dividing geographic feature of the Great Plains and the eastern United States?missisipi river
what industries helped to shape the economy and the settlement of the west in the late 19th century? the railroads and the scattle industry
why where native Americans relocated to reservations following the civil war?the settlers of the west needed the land for farming. also their was a massive push west due to the gold found in the west
what was he Dawes act of 1887?an act that wanted Americans to be Americanized in order to receive privilegies to the us congress
what does assimilation mean?understand information or ideas
what connected the west to the eastern part of the United States?transcontinental railroad
how did the us government aid development of the west from 1965- 1900?they passed acts like homestead act that provided cheap land to settlers
why where western territories among the first to adopt laws granting women political rights (like voting)? because they wanted all people be treated equal.
what impact did the homestead act have on the native Americans?the homestead act allowed settlers to settle on native Americans land ad pushed them off their homeland
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