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AH Test 1

Test #1 for Mrs. Tims American History

Provisions of the GA charter Prohibited Catholics, Lawyers, Alcohol dealers and blacks
Ship that brought settlers to GA Ann
The Yamacraw Indians were led by Tomochichi
Yamacraw Bluff on the Savannah River Where Olgethorpe and the first GA colonists landed
Why did the Salzburgers come to GA to escape religious persecution in Germany
Malcontents opposed the Trustees' policies in GA
Spanish Soldiers in FL Biggest threat to GA settlers
First form of American self government The Articles of Confederation
Traditional date for the signing of the Declaration of Independence July 4, 1776
The DoI states that government derives its powers from whom? The consent of the governed.
The colonists accused King George the III of Waging War dissolving legislatures obstructed justice
What are our three basic rights, according to the DoI Life, Liberty and the pursuit of happiness
Absolve means to forgive or pardon
Denunciation means calling out someone for doing something wrong
Levy to start (a tax)
Impel force
Alter change
Dissolve end or stop
Institute to begin or set up
self-evident clearly understood
Unalienable cannot be taken away or given away
John Locke Wrote Treatises of Government Believed government should have limited power
The Virginia Plan also called the large state plan wanted representation based on population
The New Jersey Plan also called the small state plan wanted 2 representatives from each state, no matter the size
The three fifths compromise counted slaves as 3/5 of a person for taxation and representation
The Bill of Rights The first 10 amendments to the Constitution originally consisted of 16, but was narrowed to 10 before being voted on.
To Ratify formally approve
Ogelthorpe Founder of Georgia
The United States is often referred to as a democracy but we know it is actually a Republic
Federalism Relationship between the states and the Federal government
Created by: Mrs. Tims