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|Which spanish explorer found the Southwestern United States?
|Which spanish explorer found Florida?
|Which spanish explorer travled along the Gulf coast of Texas?
|Which spanish explorer found the Pacific Ocean?
|Which spanish explorer conquered Aztecs in Mexico?
|Head quarters where missionaries lived and worked?
|Person who contracted to work for a master in exchange for passage to the new world?
|Certificate of permission
|A crop grown for sale
|Study of how people decided what, how and for whom goods and services are produced
|Study of peoples behavior in group
|Study of how the brain works
|Study of people and their form of government
|Study of artifacts and culture
|Spanish document read to Native Americans requiring them to give allegiances to the spanish crown and pope
|Native american revolt against the Spanish in New mexico and their religous requiremnets
|The VIrginia colony survived largely because the english colonist?
|Began growing tobacco
|Spain wanted to establish missions to?
|convert Native Americans to Spanish religion and customs
|Major economic activities of the spanish colonies?
|Minning Farming Ranching
|A major goal of the encomienda system was to?
|Force Native Americans to work for Spanish colonict
|What happened As result of Bacon's rebelion?
|Virginia population will except protection from the local government
|why were the early years in jamestown full of hardship?
|Many settlers refused to work
|What was the major cause of death among Native Americans?
|Smallpox Typhus Other diseases
|The trade of goods between Europe and the Americans is known as?
|The columbian exchange
|English explorers like cabot, frobisher, and hudson were searching for?
|The immediate reason for Bacon's rebelion was?
|Indian attacks on frontier settlements
|The Treaty of Tordesillas os 1494 settled?
|the dispute between spain and portugal over claims to the new world
|What was Columbus searching for when he sailed from Spain?
|A western Route to the indies
|The early years at jamestown were mainly characterized by?
|Starvatio Diease Frequent indian raids
|Which of the following caused Jamestown's near failure?
|Swampy site choosen for setrtlement
|The Spanish established outposts in the Southwest to?
|protect its trade routes
|What is true about Columbus?
|He landedfirst in the Bahamas and set out on a search of gold
|Why did the Spanish encourage settlement in florida?
|to safeguard spanish fleets with defensive bases
|What where the three reasons that spanish settled the new world?
|Gold Glory God
|Which statement summarizes the english crown's hope for Georgia?
|Georgia would be a buffer state between south carolina and Spanish florida
|What was a colony's function under the mercantile system?
|to provide raw materrials
|What was the North west passage?
|A water route across North America
|Where did Virginia tobacco farmers move south into this colony looking for new land to plant their crops?
|Which three colonies were founded in an attempt to escape religious persecution?
|Massachusetts Pennsylvania Maryland
|The Mayflower compact was in unique in the fact of what?
|Permitted all men to practice in making laws
|The great Migration refers to a period when many seeking a relieffrom religious persecution settled in?
|What happened in 1750 because the colonly was growing slowly the trustees of georgia?
|Allowed the importation of slaves
|What most shapped the grpwth of New France?
|The fundamental Orders considered the first constitution written in the english colonies was written for?
|What was the status of slavery in georgia when it was found?
|It was illegal and no free blacks were permitted
|Thomas hooker fled the Massachusetts Bay Colony and foundwd hartford _______?
|Quakers believed that?
|All people were equal
|Britian did not want the colonies to manufacture goods because?
|It wanted the profit from selling manufactured goods to colonies
|The British policy of salutary neglect?
|Allowed the colonies economic freedom
|The Virginia colony survived largely because the english colonist what?
|Began growing tobacco for sale
|The first permatent English settlement in North america was?
|The duke of York gave two friends some of his land. What was the name of the two seperate lands that eventually became one?
|Lord Boltimore founded Maryland as haven for?
|The first Europeans to settle new York were?
|England prized North America colonies because?
|They supplied England with food and raw materials and bought English goods
|The population of the middle colonies was known for its?
|The puritans migrated to New England to?
|Escape religious persecution
|the desire in the colonies to increase the production of ftaple crops like tobacco and rice led to?
|an increase in the number of slaves brought from Africa
|The house of Burgesses was established as the governing body for?
|Pennsylvania was founded as a haven for?
|Why did the English drive the dutch from New York?
|England envied New York's prosprity under the dutch
|The pilgram settlement was at?
|why did the colonies gain extensive freedom in self-governing in the 1700s?
|Britain declined to interfere in colonial political affairs
|This colony was created by king charles II for a group of his aristocratic friends?
|which of the following caused Jamestown's near failure?
|The swammpy site choosen for settlement
|Maryland's act of toleration ws the first document in the english colonies to?
|grant freeom of worship to all christains
|How did the rapid spread of english settlements affect native americans?
|It threatened their way of life
|Rice and Indigo
|Commerce within colonies
|Fishing and whaling
|New England Colonies
|Large scale ship building
|New England Colonies
|Which colonial region was most active in promoting public education?
|The New England Colonies
|Ministers were held in high esteem but were not wealth. What social class were they classed as?
|from this school, young men went to Harvard to become ministers?
|which one if the following helped the colonial legislatures come o dominate colonial government?
|The legislature set the salaries for the government
|What crops used the most slave labor at the time of the American revolution?
|Rice and tobacco
|Politics in America was dominated by?
|White male land owners
|In colonial America married women were?
|Legally dependent on their husbands
|Women's main contribution to the colonial household was to?
|Keep the household operating
|The main reason so many Africans died during the Middle passage was that?
|crowded and unsanitary conditions led to diseases
|The experiences of Africans living in the colonies were?
|Varied depending on where they lived
|Because of the limited contact with the colonist, African's in the south carolina and georgia were able to?
|Preserve their African traditions
|Enslaved people in the new england and middle colonies worked in a variety of jobs because the two regions had?
|a diverse economy
|slave rebellions in the colonies were a result of?
|Harsh laws controlling African's activities
|in the beginning mail is brought once a month to the inns and the postage will be paid by who?
|Who where the religiously intolerant of the other religious groups living in the settlements?
|What church was the offical church of the Southern Colonies?
|Who acted as the advisors tot the colonial governor and acted as the Court of appeals?
|What where the first roads that were used to transport logs from the forest to the sea called?
|Many amputations and tooth extractions in the colonial times were completed by who?
|where were Males of the wealthy landowners often sent to Europe for college?
|As roads improved what became another mean of transportation?
|Who's job was it to relay the latest news to all within earshot?
|in what type of colonies where the governor, council, and lower house elected?
|In what colonies were the governor was appointed by the king of england?
|a two year program held at the home of the teacher to learn basic reading and writting was called what?
|Unlike southern colonies, New england weddings were held where?
|During colonial times roads did not exist initially, so settlements, farmers, and plantations were set up along where?
|to cut off from outside contact
|steady increase in prices over time
|selling scarce items at unreasonably high prices
|Person killed wounded or missing in battle?
|Foreign soldiers who fought for pay
|The British decided to abandon Boston when?
|patriots began shelling british ships and forces
|What was a major advantage of the american side in the revolutionary war?
|patriot forces were fighting on their own terriotory
|Led the Green Mountain boys and captured fort ticonderoga?
|According to the treaty of paris the new united states would control?
|all the land from new england to the mississippi river and north of the great lake
|The royal governor of virginia?
|promised freedom to slaves who would bear arms for the king
|the fall of fort ticonderoga was important because?
|Americans needed the artillery and ammunition captured there
|Washington's victory at Yorktown was partically guaranteed by?
|the arrival of the french fleet to block Cornwallis' escape by sea
|One of the biggest problems facing Washington and his troops was?
|Lack of food, clothing, and millitary supplies
|One effect of the american revolution was?
|the spread of the idea of libertary and equality
|The british strategy for the battle over New York was?
|The british hoped a strong show of force and intimidation would bring the Americans to surrender
|For the revolution to be a success, Americans not only had to achieve a military victory, they also had to?
|win recongnition and help from france
|The battls of trenron and princeton were important because they?
|boosted patriot morale
|The americans won the revolutionary war mainly because
|They had the determination to outlast the british
|The revolutionary was began with the?
|Battles of lexington and concord
|The results of the battle of saratoga?
|Convinced the french to ally themselves with the Americans
|In their attitudes toward the Revolutionary war, John Adams estimated that the colonist were split?
|One third Patriots, one third loyalist and one third neutral
|The hessians were?
|German mercenary troops recruited by the british
|the battle of york town resulted in?
|the sign of the treaty of paris
|The phrase "life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness," as found in the decleration of independence refers to?
|Specific inalienable rights
|Colonist respond to the townshend act by?
|Boycotting british goods
|Native americans moved westward as a result of?
|Colonial migration westward
|With an increasing population, the british colonist faced?
|shortage of land
|religious leaders initiated a religious revival in the early 1700s because they belived that?
|Protestant theology was to complex
|The british government decided to tax the American colonies, why?
|To pay war debts
|One consequence of the french and indian war was that?
|the colonies began to see themself as different from the british colonies
|The sugar act and stamp act are examples of what?
|British tried to raise money for the colonies
|In the pamphlet common sense the author argues that the colonies should?
|break their ties with britian
|The coloniests protested the Stamp act because they believed in?
|no taxation without representation
|The first contenental congress voted to?
|Call for the formation of colonie militais
|The great awakening is best described as?
|A series of religious revivals in the british colonies
|the introduction to the Decleration of Independence is sometimes called?
|A dirct result of the Intolerable acts was the?
|calling together to the first continental congress
|Native Americans took advantage of the rivalry between?
|The britsh and the french
|The cause of the French and Indian Was was?
|France and britain's competing claims over land
|in the early 1750s, colonist in western Pennsylvania and virginia competed with the native Americans and French for control of?
|the forks of the Ohio river
|As a result of the french and indian war,?
|France turned Canada over to britain
|The french and indian war led to?
|a weakingof colonila loyatly to britain
|Which came first Olive Branch Petition or the Sugar act?
|the most efective form of protest usedby the colonist was?
|boycotts of british goods
|the prime minister grenville shifted from inderect taxation to direct tatxation with the?
|The britsh government established the proclamation line of 1763 to?
|prevent another costly war which settlement could provoke with the native americans
|with the passage of the tea act of 1773 parliament intenede to?
|Rescue the financially struggling east indian company
|Ben franklin's idea of the albany plan of union?
|Was a failed atempt to bring the colonies together
|Which came first Boston massacre or the boston tea party?
|How was the prime minister william pitt's handling of the french and indian war different from the way that previous british leaders handled wars in North America?
|He promoted the largest amount of money to be spent on the war in order to win
|Which came first Lexington and Concord or the decleration of independence?
|Lexington and Concord
|to surround an enemy in order to force its surrender?
|refusal to buy certaingoods as an act of protect
|document asking the king for peaceful settlement to the conflict between the colonies and britain
|Olive Branch petition
|group of armed citizens who serve as soldiers
|A native american uprising against the british in the Great Lakes Region
|At the Philidelphia Convention, the delegates agreed to?
|draft a new constetutuion
|When there is a separation of powers,?
|power is distributed among three independent branches of government
|Which of the following was added to the constitution to help gain the support of the anti-fedralist?
|bill of rights
|The antii-federalist argued against the constitution because they felt?
|it made the national government to string
|The three-fifths compromise resolved the issue of what?
|How the enslaved people were to be counted in the population
|How did the nationalists regard Shay's rebelion?
|as proof that only a strong government could prevent social disorder
|The concurrent powers in the federal system of the government are those?
|held and exercised by both national and state governments
|the main argument against the bill of rights was?
|there was no need for them
|Why did some opposistion emerge to the constition and the new form of government proposed?
|Some claimed that it rejected many of the basic ideals of the american revolution
|the system of checks and balances is designed to ensure that?
|No one branch of government will gain too much power
|Which of the following was a weakness of the articles of confederation?
|there was no equal court system
|why did the confederation government not survive the decade of postwar adjustments?
|It was too weak to solve the nations economic and social problems
|Delegates to the constitutional convention were initially supposed to?
|amend the articles of confederation
|A federal government is one which?
|power is divided between a central government and state governments
|What was the main significance of the shay's rebelion?
|It revealed the inability of the weak central gvernment to maintain order
|What was designed to ensure that the president that the president would not gain dictatorial powers over the government?
|he system of checks and balances
|New Jersy plan called for congress to?
|with only a unicarmeral house where states had equal representation
|The great compromise created a congress?
|that gave larger states a greater voice in the house of represenatatives and smaller states an equal voice in the senate
|Following the issuing of the Decleration of independence, most americans wanted the power of government uder the articles of confederartion to be held ny?
|why was The fedralist was writen?
|to persude New York to support the constitution
|James madison's virginia plan called for a congress?
|with represntationbased on population
|The government set up by the Articles of confederation had?
|only a legislative branch consisting of a unicameral
|What issue did the great compromise reslove?
|representation in the legislature
|According to the great compromise the number of representatives in the senate would be?
|the same number for every state
|Branch of government that interprates the law
|Guaranted freedom from a state-established church and freedom of worship
|virginia statues of religion
|branch if government tht makes law
|Princaple that legislative executive and judical branches would all have distinct areas of authority
|seperation of powers
|Branch of government that executes the laws