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STAAR 8 Chadwick

STAAR review 8th grade Texas

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First successful English settlement in North America Jamestown
Name of religious group who landed at Plymouth Rock Pilgrims
Name of document signed by Pilgrims and "strangers" - self-government Mayflower Compact
Date of the Founding of Jamestown 1607
Date of the arrival of the Pilgrims and signing of the Mayflower Compact 1620
Date of the signing of the Declaration of Independence 1776
Date of the writing of the U.S. Constitution 1787
Date of the Louisiana Purchase 1803
Date of the Civil War 1861-1865
Reason for the founding of Virginia Profit
Reason for the founding of Massachusetts Religion
Reason for the founding of Pennsylvania Religion
Reason for the founding of Maryland Religion
First representative assembly in the colonies 1619 House of Burgesses
First written constitution in the colonies Fundamental Orders of Connecticut
This document prohibited settlement west of the Appalachian Mountains Proclamation of 1763
These acts were passed by Parliament to punish Boston for the Tea Party Intolerable Acts
This act taxed all printed materials in the colonies Stamp Act
British economic theory that says a nation's power is derived from its wealth mecantilism
No Taxation without..... Representation
Act that stated British colonies could only trade with Great Britain Navigation Act
Acts which taxed all imported goods to the colonies, e.g. lead, glass Townshend Acts
This act said that the British Army could demand housing for its soldiers from civilians Quartering Act
This act was a tax on molasses, coffee, wine, sugar, etc. Sugar Act
Who told her husband, "Remember the ladies" and was the first First Lady to live in the White House? Abigail Adams
Who was a founding father and second president of the United States? John Adams
He was a founding father and a free African American who rode like Revere to warn that the British regulars were coming. Wentworth Cheswell
Who was the founder of the Boston Sons of Liberty and took part in the Boston Tea Party? Samuel Adams
She wrote patriotic stories and plays and was active in the Boston Daughters of Liberty Mercy Otis Warren
He was a slave who worked as a spy for the Patriots and was granted his freedom after the war. James Armistead
He was a founding father, inventor, ambassador, and the oldest member of the Constitution Convention Ben Franklin
He was the Governor of Spanish Louisiana and helped the patriot cause by harassing the British during the American Revolution Bernardo de Galvez
He was an African American ex-slave who was killed in the Boston Massacre Crispus Attucks
He was the King of England that lost the American colonies King George III
He was a Polish, Jewish immigrant who was known as the Financier of the Revolution Haym Salomom
He said "Give me liberty or give me death" Patrick Henry
He was a founding father who was the major author of the Declaration of Independence Thomas Jefferson
He was a French nobleman who fought on the side of the Patriots Marquis de Lafayette
He wrote Common Sense Thomas Paine
This treaty ended the American Revolution Treaty of Paris of 1783
Created by: bchadwick