Basic facts- American History DC

Bill Lee

The governor of Tennessee elected in 2018


Capital of Tennessee

Joe Biden

Current President of the United States

Kamala Harris

Current Vice President

2-4 year terms

How long can the president serve?

July 4, 1776

Declaration of Independence was signed

Plessy v. Ferguson

a 1896 Supreme Court decision which legalized state ordered segregation so long as the facilities for blacks and whites were equal that was ruled

John Deere and Cyrus McCormick

Who invented the steel plow and the mechanical reaper ?

John Wilkes Booth

Who assassinated Abraham Lincoln?

John Adams

First president to live in the White House

Sandra Day O'Connor

First woman supreme court justice. appointed by Reagan

George Washington

Stressed national unity and urged the us to avoid contact with foreign countries


Rule to Many" including dignity to all

Marcus Garvey

African American leader during the 1920s who founded the Universal Negro Improvement Association and advocated mass migration of African Americans back to Africa. Was deported to Jamaica in 1927.


an economic in which natural resources, production and distribution are privately owned and are determined by composition in a free nation

Primary Source

A Document or object containing first hand evidence of historical events

Lost Generation

Term refers to a group of American writers who chose to live in Europe

Granger Laws

A set of laws designed to address railroad discrimination against small farmers, covering issues like freight rates and railroad rebates.

Charles Lindbergh

American pilot who made the first non-stop flight across the Atlantic Ocean.

13th Admendment (1865)

abolished slavery

Booker T. Washington

Believed African American should accept segregation

Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

A measurement of the total goods and services produced within a country.

Guerrilla warfare

A hit-and-run technique used in fighting a war; fighting by small bands of warriors using tactics such as sudden ambushes

Franklin D. Roosevelt

The only president to be elected to 4 consecutive terms

Harry Burn

helps TN to become the 36th critical state

Alvin C York

Destroyed a German army by killing 25 soldiers and taking 132 prisoners single handly

Jane Addams

Established one of the first settlement housed in the united stats was Hull House . Growing up in privileged circumstances she founded the Hull house to serve poor immigrants and the working class.


During any election year a person who is currently holing office is referring to a ....

Antony Blinken

Who is the current Secretary of United State?