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US History

Why did Massachusetts lose its charter and become a royal colony? the British kind canceled the charter and took over the rest of the colonies
What person and religious group settled Pennsylvania ? Quakers and William pen
Why did the french settle in Quebec? To claim the land and fur trading organization that would even include the Native Americans in the area
Economies dominated Southern colonies: plantations, crops, and tobacco
Economies dominated Northern colonies: churches, illegal trading, and smuggling
Define Mercantilism belief in the benefits of profitable trading
Three continents participated in the Trans Atlantic Trade or Triangular trade Caribbean, African, and north american
Significance of the middle passage ties together trade between Europe, America, Africa, and South America
Who was the symbol of social mobility and individualism during the colonial era? Ben franklin
Define Social mobility movement of individuals, families, and house holds between social strata in a society
Significance of the great awakening spiritual renewal that swept the american colonies
What was the stamp act act of the parliament of great Britain that imposed a direct tax on the colonies of British america
What were the intolerable acts laws passed by the British parliament to punish Massachusetts colonists for throwing all the tea over board
What is taxation without representation A slogan where the colonists were not allowed to choose representatives to parliament in London, which passed the laws under which they were taxed
Who wrote the pamphlet common sense and why? Thomas Paine, Explained that the people must fight against the unfair ways of king George 3rd and the British parliament
Who wrote the declaration of independence and why? Thomas Jefferson, to serve ties with great Britain
Significance of the battle of Yorktown last major land battle of the american revolutionary way
Two results of the treaty of paris confirmed us independence and set boundaries of the new nation
Purpose of the Articles of confederation established the functions of the US after it declared independence from great Britain
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