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WSHS civics review

WSHS civics terms game for goal 1

100-- What is a Democracy? A government where the citizens have the power.
100-- What is a republic? Where citizens choose their representatives.
150-- what is the 3/5 compromise? For every 5 slaves counts 3 citizens to be represented.
75-- What was the first representative assembly (legislature) House of Burgesses
75-- What was the Triangular Trade? Trade route among the Americas, Africa, and Europe.
75-- Who were the Puritans? Left England and founded Massachusetts to reform the Anglican Church.
50-- Who wrote that people had "natural rights"? John Locke
75-- An indentured servant is... DOUBLE THE POINTS! workers who contracted with American colonists for food and shelter in return for labor.
175-- Where did the Revolutionary War ("the shot heard around the world") start? Lexington and Concord
200-- Describe some of the American Strengths during the Revolutionary War Fighting on their home turf, soldiers were close knit, elected their own officers
250-- What happened at the Boston Massacre? gunfire broke out between British and Colonists soldiers and only 5 colonists died.
150-- What document gave the idea of limited government, limiting the power of the king? The Magna Carta
50-- Thomas Paine wrote Common Sense, stating what? colonists need to declare their independence from the British.
25-- Which colony wrote a constitution first Massachusetts
125-- What happened at the Boston Tea Party? Colonists protested against the English trade tax and regulations, throwing boxes of tea being shipped in from England into the river.
50-- Who was the main person that wrote the Declaration of Independence? DOUBLE THE POINTS! Thomas Jefferson
300-- What did the Great Compromise state there would be 2 houses, the Senate (same # of senators in each state) and the House of representatives (Population of the state would determine # of Representatives)
100-- What did the Anti-Federalists believe? that the constitution did not need to be approved because it would take too much power away from the states.
75-- What did the New Jersey Plan propose? That each state would have equal # of representatives and therefore would have an equal # of votes.
150-- What did the Quartering Act state Required colonies to provide supplies, food, and shelter.
75-- Which Act put tax on legal documents, newspapers, playing cards, etc. The stamp act
100-- What did the Sugar Act put a tax on? foreign products such as wine, sugar, and molasses.
75-- Who made the rules in "common law"? The people
25-- Who were the largest social group in the south? DOUBLE THE POINTS! Farmers
50-- What is a plantation? A large estate usually worked/farmed by slaves.
75-- What were some states that were considered in the south? Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia.
75-- What were some of the states in the middle colonies? Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York
75-- What were some of the states in New England? Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire
50-- What is Egalitarianism? DOUBLE THE POINTS! The belief in human equality
25-- Define boycott The refusal to purchase a certain good.
200-- What happened in the French and Indian War? Great Brittan fought France winning French territory in North America and not allowing colonial settlers to settle west of the Appalachian Mountains.
100-- What did it mean for the colonists to be under salutary neglect? Under this policy, the British did not insist on strict enforcement of laws. The colonists were more so under self-government.
50-- what is Mercantilism? The theory that a country's power depends on it's wealth.
25-- What is a social contract? DOUBLE THE POINTS! an agreement among the people in a society with a government.
275-- What was the Mayflower Compact? In order to set up rules to govern themselves some of the 1st settlers in America formed this contract. Town meetings were set up to address local issues and concerns.
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