Save
Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
 
Knew it?
click below
Don't know (0)
Remaining cards (0)
Know (0)
0:00
share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

1st Term Exam

QuestionAnswer
This Viking explorer may have reached North America before Columbus did. Who is he? Leif Erikson
When Columbus had made land after crossing the Atlantic he called the natives "Indians." Where did he think he had landed? The Indies
Columbus died thinking he had discovered a quicker sea route to Asia. Who was the Italian explorer that realized his mistake and the continents are named after him? Amerigo Vespucci
An economic system that arose largely from the greed of European rulers taking advantage of their colonies is called? Mercantilism
What was the major cause of Native American deaths in the Americas? Disease spread from Europeans
What would a northwest passage provide European nations? A quicker route to Asia for trading
In the year of 1619 a Dutch ship arrived in Virginia carrying a load of what? 20 enslaved Africans
The Puritans left England for what reason? Religious persecution from the king
Why did the Pilgrims sign the Mayflower Compact? To help govern their colony fairly (self rule).
This case helped to establish the freedom of the press. What case are we talking about? The Zenger case
What illegal activity would colonists perform to get around the Navigation Acts? Smuggling
What do we call a Christian revival movement that swept through the colonies in the 1730's and 40's? The Great Awakening
What Enlightenment thinker contributed the idea of separation of powers? Montesquieu
The slave codes were written because of the main fear of what? slave revolts
The 1767 Townshend Acts specified they would tax what? imports into the colonies
The Committees of Correspondence had a main purpose of what? keeping the colonists informed of British actions
A demand made by the First Continental Congress was what? Remove the Intolerable Acts
The formation of the Continental Army was created by what entity? The Second Continental Congress
The Proclamation of 1763 declared that colonists could not move into lands west of what mountain ranges? Appalachians
A colonist who supported the English Crown would be called what? Loyalist or Tory
A colonist who supported independence from English rule would be called a what? Patriot
Who fired the "shot heard 'round the world?" Nobody knows
Shutting down a port with ships to prevent people and supplies from going in or out is called what? blockade
Civilians who train and prepare as soldiers are called a what? militia
An organized refusal to buy certain products is called a what? boycott
Nickname given to citizen militia who could be ready in "a minutes notice...." Minutemen
Created by: davidadams
 

 



Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards