WHO/WHAT – constitution of 1787 was signed by delegates to the
constitution convention, preside over by George Washington.
WHERE – Constitution was signed in Philadelphia
WHEN – Constitution of 1787 was signed on September 17, 1787.
WHY IMPORTANT- It established America’s national government as well as
fundamental laws, and guaranteed certain basic rights for its people.
2. Articles of Confederation
WHO/WHAT – The Articles of Confederation was America’s first
WHERE- the Articles of Confederation established the national government
functions of the U.S after it declared sovereignty from Great Britain.
WHEN – the Articles of Confederation, was ratified in 1781
WHY IMPORTANT – The Articles of Confederation gave Congress the
authority to rule foreign affairs, regulate currency and conduct war.
3. “the People”
WHO/WHAT – the creation of the United States of America is the
greatest of all human adventures.
WHERE – Benjamin Franklin was one of the Founding Fathers of the
U.S.A. He is normally referred to as the father of our nation (Hakim,
WHEN – he served as the first president of the United States (1789 –
WHY IMPORTANT – He established lots of the customs of the new
government’s managerial department.
4. Election of 1800
WHO/WHAT – – Election of 1800 is usually considered the most horrible
in American history, at times referred to as the “Revolution of
WHERE – the jockeying for electoral ballots, regional division, as
well as the misinformation smear crusades made by the two parties made
the election noticeably contemporary.
WHEN – United states presidential election of 1800
WHY IMPORTANT- The election was a realigning voting that ushered in a
Republic Party rule generation and the ultimate Federalist Part demise
in the First Party System
5. Alexander Hamilton
WHO/WHAT- Alexander Hamilton, was a lawyer and a politician
WHERE – Alexander Hamilton was from New York
WHEN- In 1786, Alexander Hamilton called a constitutional convention to
talk about the matter
WHY IMPORTANT – . The confederation Congress, which endorsed the idea in
February 1787, invited all 13 nations to send delegates to a conference
6. Thomas Jefferson
WHO/WHAT – Novelist of the Declaration of Independence and American
3rd president born on April 13, 1743
WHEN- in 1797, Jefferson became vice president
WHY IMPORTANT- He was the most cherished and greatest friend that the
true religion, and particularly the Christian Religion doctrines, ever
had in the U.S.
7 The Bill of Rights
WHO/WHAT- the Bill of Rights are the first 10 amendments to the
constitution as ratified by the nations.
WHEN – in 1788, when the first Congress met, James Madison, a
congressman from Virginia, took upon himself the assignment of drafting
a suggested Bill of Rights.
WHY IMPORTANT – ten amendments guaranteeing basic human being
protections such as freedom of religion and speech turned out to be part
of the Constitution.
8. Republican motherhood
WHO/WHAT- Republican motherhood, is the notion that & mdash following
the American Revolution, circa 1760 to 1800 & mdash women sought their
place in the new representational regime by raising citizen’s next
generation (Hakim, 2008).
WHEN – Republican motherhood, a phrase coined by researchers in the
WHY IMPORTANT – women had to be knowledgeable to better serve the
nation. Their education then led to service since they could better
raise kids who might further the republican ideal.
9. Treaty of Greenville
WHO/WHAT- The Treaty of Greenville is a peace treaty among the US and
different India Tribes
WHEN – in 1795 treaty of Greenville was signed by General Anthony
Wayne and the Indian leaders.
WHY IMPORTANT – it was employed to put boundary between white
settlement lands and the Indian lands.
10. Marbury v. Madison
WHO/WHAT – was an intended recipient of an appoint as justice of the
WHERE- the president, by signing the commission, selected Marbury a
justice of the peace in the Columbia District.
WHY IMPORTANT – when a particular duty is allocated by law, and human
being rights depend upon the duty performance, the person who considers
himself offended has a right to resort to the law for a remedy.
WHO/WHAT – Tecumseh was a Native American leader
WHEN- Tecumseh was born on 1768. He was best recognized as the citizen
who “cursed” the presidency. He was killed whereas combating on the
British side at the Battle of Thames during 1812 war.
WHY IMPORTANT – in the early 1800s, Tecumseh worked to unite other
Indian ethnic group to resist white development into the west.
12. Louisiana Purchase
WHO/WHAT – the France nation vended land west of the Mississippi River
to the young U.S. in a treaty normally recognized as the Louisiana
WHERE – France nation sold land west of the Mississippi River
WHEN – it was on April 30, 1803 when the France nation sold 828,000
square miles of land west of the Mississippi River to United States of
WHY IMPORTANT- The Louisiana purchase gave America what the Native
Americans had known about for years a variety of natural transformation
covered by natural resources and a wide array of wildlife.
13. War of 1812
WHO/WHAT – the U.S was a developing country. Though twenty years had
passed since the ending of the American Revolution, the nation had not
yet attained economic independence
WHEN – the War took place on 1812.
WHY IMPORTANT – The War allowed the new state to break free of its
colonial history and Americans frequently considered the post war epoch
14. Missouri Compromise
WHO/WHAT – Missouri Compromise are measures passed by the U.S.
Congress to stop the first of a series of crises concerning the slavery
WHERE – Missouri settlers came largely from the south.
WHEN – By 1818, Missouri Territory had gained enough populace to deserve
its admission into the union as a nation. It was anticipated that
Missouri would be a slave country.
WHY IMPORTANT- James Tallmadge of New York suggested an amendment that
would prohibit slave importation and bring about the ultimate liberation
of all slaves born in Missouri.
15 Feme covert
WHO/WHAT – During most of American history, lives of women in most
countries were bounded by common law brought by English colonists to
WHEN – During most of American history a feme convert or married woman
was a reliant, like an underage slave or child, and can not possess
property in her personal name or control her own wages, apart from under
very specific situation.
WHY IMPORTANT – married woman or Feme covert was able to own property
in their own names and control her own earnings.
16. Monroe Doctrine –
WHO/WHAT – the Monroe Doctrine was articulated in President James
Monroe’s seventh annual message to congress
WHERE – the doctrine cautioned European powers not to interfere in the
Western Hemisphere affairs.
WHEN – President James Monroe’s annual message was on December 2,
WHY IMPORTANT – the doctrine cautions European countries that the U.S
wouldn’t tolerate further colonization or puppet sovereigns.
17. Market Revolution
WHO/WHAT – Market revolution is a word used by historians to depict
the expansion of the marketplace. Market revolution also refers to a new
approach espoused by manufactures and farmers to their work.
WHEN- the expansion of the market place occurred in early 19th century.
WHY IMPORTANT- the market revolution brought greater opportunities to
some craftsmen, farmers and entrepreneurs.
18. Andrew Jackson
WHO/WHAT – Andrew Jackson was born in poverty. He was the first
president to truly embrace the presidency powers.
WHERE – Andrew Jackson was born either in South or North Carolina
WHEN- Andrew Jackson had turn out to be a rich Tennessee lawyer as well
as rising youthful politician by 1812, when combat broke out among
Britain and United States
WHY IMPORTANT- His leadership in that war earned him national renown as
a military champion, and he would turn out to be American’s most
powerful and polarizing political figure during the 1820s and 1830s.
Andrew Jackson is deemed as one of the United State’s best presidents.
19. Trail of Tears
WHO/WHAT-Trail of Tears is the difficult and at times deadly voyage
Native American went through
WHERE – very few natives stayed anywhere in the southeastern United
States whereby the federal government enforced them to leave their
motherland and saunter thousands of miles to a designated “Indian
territory” crossways the Mississippi river
WHEN- At the beginning of the 1830s, almost 125,000 Native American
lived on millions of land acres in Tennessee, Georgia, Florida,
Alabama and North Carolina– land their ancestors had occupied and
cultivated for generations.
WHY IMPORTANT – The aim of this civilization movement was to make Native
Americans as much like white Americans as possible by heartening them
change to Christianity.
20. The Second Great Awakening
WHO/WHAT – This Second Great Awakening, a reprise of the Great Awakening
of the early eighteenth century, was marked by an emphasis on individual
piety over theology and schooling.
WHERE – In western New York, the movement supported the new
denominations growth while in northern New England, social activism took
WHY IMPORTANT- social activism took precedence in Northern New England
and the movement in western New York encouraged the growth of new
21. Manifest Destiny
WHO/WHAT – Manifest Destiny is word for the attitude prevalent during
the expansion period of American that the United States not just could,
but was destined to, stretch from coast to coast.
WHEN – Manifest Destiny is term for the attitude prevalent during the
WHY IMPORTANT – This attitude assisted fuel western settlement, Native
American removal as well as combat with Mexico.
22. Elizabeth Cady Stanton
WHO/WHAT – Elizabeth Cady Stanton was the leader of women’s right.
WHERE – She was born in Johnstown, New York
WHEN- Elizabeth Cady got the best female education obtainable at the
time. In 1860, most of the legal reforms she hunted in women’s status,
with the notable exception of enfranchisement, were secured.
WHY IMPORTANT- She spoke to the New York legislature on an omnibus
women’s rights bill.
23. Mexican-American War
WHO/WHAT – The Mexican-American War was an important moment in the
relationship between the USA and Mexico
WHERE – Texas broke off from Mexico and started begging the United
States for statehood.
WHEN – Tension had been high among the two ever since 1836, when Texas
broke off from Mexico and started begging the USA for statehood
WHY IMPORTANT- The combat was short but gory and major fighting ended
when in September 1847, the Americans captured Mexico City.
24. William Lloyd Garrison
WHO/WHAT – was one of the most famous and stubborn abolitionists of
the 19th century.
WHERE – William Lloyd Garrison was born in Newburyport, Massachusetts
WHEN- in 1832, he printed thoughts on African Colonization, which
savaged the colonization attempt.
WHY IMPORTANT- he printed The Liberator, and antislavery broadsheet,
from 1831 until the day that all American slaves were at liberty.
25. Frederick Douglass
WHO/WHAT – Frederick Douglass was a famous American abolitionist, writer
WHEN – He died in 1895 after years of attempting to protect a black
abolitionist’s meaning as well as memory of the big events he had
witness and assisted to shape
WHY IMPORTANT – His three autobiographies are thought important works of
the slave narrative tradition and classics of American autobiography.
Douglass turned out to be a symbol of his age and a unique voice for
social justice and humanism.
26. Plantation economy
WHO/WHAT – A plantation economy is rooted in agricultural mass
production, generally of one or two staple products grown on big farms
WHERE – Plantations particularly the antebellum south plantations were
an important aspect of the history of the American
WHY IMPORTANT – particularly in the America s Plantation economies
reap economies of scale, but have previously relied on slave labor to
27. Dred Scott v. Sandford
WHO/WHAT – Dred Scott, a black slave who had resided with his owner in a
free country previous to going back to the Missouri slave state of
WHERE – he lived in a free state and in a region of Louisiana
Territory, where slavery was prohibited.
WHEN – the slavery was forbidden by the Missouri Compromise of 1820
WHY IMPORTANT- his case remained the subject of historical debate and
noisy constitutional and contributed to the separation that assisted
lead to Abraham Lincoln’s election as well as the Civil War.
28. Compromise of 1850
WHO/WHAT – The Compromise of 1850 was a series of five bills that were
proposed to stave off sectional strife.
WHEN- compromise of 1850 was passed during Millard Fillmore’s
WHY IMPORTANT – Its objective was to cope with the slavery spread to
territories in so as to keep southern and northern interests in balance.
29. Abraham Lincoln
WHO/WHAT- Abraham Lincoln was the sixteenth president of the United
WHERE- He was lived in a log-cabin in Kentucky
WHEN – He was born on February 12, 1809
WHY IMPORTANT- Lots of historians believe his inborn wisdom and humanity
made him the best of all the presidents.
30. US History – Civil War
WHO/WHAT – The American Civil Was (1861-1865) was one of the most
violent times in the U.S. History.
WHEN – The American Civil War took place on (1861-1865)
WHY IMPORTANT – in fact it was a transitional combat, and it had a
deep impact, technically, on the development of modern techniques and
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