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Mr. Stater

Quiz 2

Minutemen a member of a class of American citizens who volunteered to be ready for service at a minute's notice.
Loyalist a person who remains open to the established ruler or government, especially in the face of a revolt.
Patriot a person who vigorously supports their country and is prepared to defend it against enemies or detractors.
Petition a formal written request, typically one signed by many people, appealing to authority with respect to a particular cause.
Preamble the introductory part of a statute or deed, stating its purpose, aims, and justification.
Committee of Correspondence shadow governments organized by the Patriot leaders of the Thirteen Colonies on the eve of the American Revolution.
The Middle Passage the crossing from Africa to the Americas, which the ships made carrying their 'cargo' of slaves. It was so-called because it was the middle section of the trade route taken by many of the ships.
Triangular Trade A system in which slaves, crops, and manufactured goods were traded between Africa, the Caribbean, and the American colonies. The early days of the American economy were filled with trade routes stretching across the Atlantic Ocean.
New England Economy Along the coast, the colonists made their living fishing, whaling, and shipbuilding. The Northern Colonies concentrated on manufacturing and industries such as ship building and the manufacture and export of rum. See Triangular Trade.
Middle And Southern Colonies The Middle colonies farm wheat, oats, barley, and rye. cash The Southern Colonies have crops such as tobacco (Virginia made huge profits as a result of tobacco sales to Europe) and rice; Savannah was a port city located in Georgia and used for trading.
The Great Awakening An evangelical and revitalization movement that swept Protestant Europe and British America, and especially the American colonies in the 1730s and 1740s, leaving a permanent impact on American Protestantism.
The Enlightenment Age of Reason is an era from the 1620s to the 1780s in which cultural and intellectual forces in Western Europe emphasized reason, analysis, and individualism rather than traditional lines of authority.
Georgia one of the Southern colonies in British America. It was the last of the thirteen original American colonies established by Great Britain in what later became the United States.
Economics Between The French And Native Americans The first French traders in the new world were totally dependent on Native Americans for survival.The traders realized that they could trade fur to the Natives.The French traded in return, such as firearms and alcohol, changed the Native American.
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