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DEN Lesson 1

Review the First 5 Eras

Name the 3 big powerhouse countries that claimed land in North America. England, France, and Spain
Leaving England because of religious persecution Push factor
Which country traded furs with the Native Americans? France
Which religious group settled in New England and were very intolerant of other religions? Puritans
Which of the original 13 colonies was established as a safe home for debtors? Georgia
Which of the original 13 colonies was established as a safe home for Catholics? Maryland
Who was the main writer of the Declaration of Independence? Thomas Jefferson
What year was the Declaration written? 1776
What is another word for grievances? complaints
One grievance was taxation without representation. Give an example of taxation without representation. Stamp Act
Unalienable Rights life, liberty, and pursuit of happiness
What kind of letter was the Declaration of Independence? break-up letter
First battles of the American Revolution Battles of Lexington and Concord
Turning point of the American Revolution Battle of Saratoga
Last battle of the American Revolution Battle of Yorktown
Conditions during the winter at Valley Forge starvation and frostbite
People who wanted independence from England Patriots
Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army George Washington
Name of our first constitution that was too weak Articles of Confederation
The plan that wanted equal representation New Jersey Plan
The plan that wanted representation based on population Virginia Plan
The number of houses called for under the Great Compromise 2 houses
Balance of power between the federal and state governments federalism
People elect their representatives through voting republicanism
Principle that was established because of Marbury v. Madison judicial review
What George Washington was against political parties
The war hero of the Battle of New Orleans Andrew Jackson
The outcome of the XYZ Affair The US did not pay France any bribe money
Who bought the Louisiana Purchase and for how much Jefferson for $15 million
European countries can no longer colonize in North or South America Monroe Doctrine
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