Directions: Review all of your notes, returned tests, and handouts. Use your notes and textbook to review the terms below



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American Studies Midterm Exam Review Sheet
Directions: Review ALL of your notes, returned tests, and handouts. Use your notes and textbook to review the terms below.
Review summer reading packets- conquistadors, groups that arrived in the Americas and the lives of American Indians before white settlement and review the The Scarlet Letter (main plot points, characters, themes, style).
Colonial Era

Mayflower

Jamestown

Roanoke

Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God

Factors pushing people

Out of Europe and into

America


Puritan culture

Indian relations (Spanish, French, and English)

Indian wars

Characteristics of Puritan religion

Factors pulling people

To America



reasons Puritans settled in NE

Know the purposes for each colony

Joint-stock companies

Anne Hutchinson





Plimoth plantation

Characteristics of Puritan literature

Characteristics of Puritan art and architecture

Forms of punishment (retribution, deterrent, rehabilitation)





Revolutionary Era

French and Indian War

Federalist Papers

Constitution

Study your notes on Revolutionary Art (John Singleton Copley)

Shay’s rebellion

Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Paine and Common Sense

Read over the The Declaration of Independence

US alliances during the war




Bunker Hill

Proclamation Line of 1763

Weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation

Salutary neglect




Lexington and Concord

Patriots and Loyalists

Benjamin Franklin

Review key battles of the war





Revolutionary literature characteristics

Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Know the various acts that led to the American Revolution (sugar, tea, Intolerable, etc)

Review the role of women during the war (Revolutionary Mothers)





Romantic Era

Lowell girls (the Lowell Mills- in your textbook)

industrialization

Andrew Jackson

The Louisiana Purchase




Trail of Tears

Manifest destiny

Hudson River Valley painters






Romantic Art characteristics

Henry David Thoreau

Ralph Waldo Emerson






Romantic literature characteristics

Fireside poets

The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail






Civil Disobedience

Poe, Black Cat, and Masque of the Red Death

Transcendentalists






Mexican-American war

California Gold Rush

War of 1812






Civil War Era

Lincoln

Johnson

Events leading up to the war (causes)

Slave Narratives





Abolitionists

Antietam

Colonel Shaw and 54th Massachusetts

Mathew Brady photography




Vicksburg

Fort Sumter

John Brown, Harper’s Ferry and Bleeding Kansas

Major Battles of the Civil War




The soldier’s experience

Mathew Brady

Locations of battles

Soldier’s experience during Civil War




Frederick Douglas

Slave songs and culture

Stephen Crane

Major people involved in the war





Ambrose Bierce

Walt Whitman

Mark Twain






















Reconstruction

Carpetbaggers and scalywags

13th, 14th, and 15th amendments

Booker T Washington and WEB DuBois







Andrew Johnson

Ulysses S. Grant

Sharecropping








Plessy v Ferguson

Black Codes

De facto v de jure segregation








Barriers to Black voting rights (literacy tests, poll tax, etc)

KKK

Jim Crow







Three phases of Reconstruction- presidential, radical (Congressional), Redemption

Freedman’s Bureau

lynchings









Bring a #2 pencil!

There are 175 Multiple Choice questions. You will have the whole exam period to complete the exam. Bring something quiet to do after you are done.


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