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American History 1 R

1st 25 Words

CHRISTOPHER COLUMBAS An Italian explorer who traveled to Spain and the Americas
REASONS FOR COLONIZATION Religion, resources, land
SPAIN Traveled Mexico, South West U.S.A, and Latin America
FRANCE Traveled Canada and the Great Lakes of Louisiana
GREAT BRITAIN Jamestown, original 13 colonies East Coast
NEW ENGLAND COLONIES Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, had diverse economy
MIDDLE COLONIES New York, Penns., and New Jersey
SOUTHERN COLONIES Plantation and crops
MAYFLOWER COMPACT 1st document, laws
SOCIAL CONTRACT People give up some freedom for protection
DIRECT DEMOCRACY all people vote on laws
REPRESENTATIVE DEMOCRACY elected officials and laws
JAMESTOWN 1st permanent English colony
BACON'S REBELLION VA farmer rebelled unfair representation
NAVIGATION ACTS British laws to regulate colonial trade
GREAT AWAKENING religious revival 1730's influence on us government
FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR France out of North America British Debt
WAR DEBT British Debt
SALUTARY NEGLECT British allows colonies to run themselves beneficial independent
MERCANTILISM British uses th colonies for a favorable balance of trade
WRITS OF ASSISTANCE British soldiers search colonists w/o a warrant
SONS OF LIBERTY Samuel Adams, protest taxation without representation
DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE July 4, 1776 explanation to the world
Created by: N.Rojas


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