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grade7 m-term2016-17

mid-term exam 7th 2016-17

QuestionAnswer
Who fought at Guilford Courthouse? Cornwallis and Greene
What did article 111 of the Constitution establish? It establish the judicial branch.
Federalism. A form of government in which power is divided by the federal or national government and the state government.
Stamp Act. It was the taxing of all printed materials, from newspapers to playing cards. The items were marked with stamps to show the tax was paid.(Was the first act to tax.)
Shay's Rebellion. The rebellion opposed the thought of farmers being put in jail for unpaid debt. The rebellion was made up of farmers.
Sugar Act. The Sugar Act reduced the tax on imported molasses.It allowed officers to seize goods from accused smugglers without going to court.
Effigies. They were mocking figures of British tax collectors that the colonists burned ,hanged,and beat to show their hatred for them.
Who was William Paterson? He opposed the Virginia plan and proposed the New Jersey plan.
Clause. a special condition in a formal document
Continental Army. made up of colonists that were experienced in war
Who was Freidrich von Steuben? he helped train the continental army at Valley Forge
Guerrilla warfare. ambushes, sabotage, raids, petty warfare, hit-and-run tactics
Who was Peter Salem? an African American who fought in the war
Privateers. a privately owned ship outfitted with weapons
Who was Thomas Paine? made a pamphlet called Common Sense
Who was Samuel Adams? helped start the Sons of Liberty,spread propaganda about the Boston Massacre
Who was Ethan Allen? leader of the Green Mountain Boys
Who was Juan de Miralles? helped to try to convince Cuba,Spain,and Mexico to send $$$$$
Bicameral Legislature. 2 separate lawmaking chambers
To whom did Lafayette offer his services? George Washington
How did the women protest the Townshend Acts? they boycotted they made their own blankets,clothes,etc. ... ,they started the Daughters of Liberty
What river did Spain and the U.S both want to control? Mississippi
Why was the institution of slavery questioned after the Declaration? they wondered why should we have freedom from Britain and the slaves still be enslaved
Which state was the first to approve the Constitution? Delaware
What is the powers of the National government? coin money, maintain army and navy,declare war, regulate trade between states and foreign nations,carry out all expressed powers
What is the powers of the State government? regulate trade within a state,control public warfare and safety, conduct election,establish local government
What is the powers of both the National and State government? establish court,enforce law,collect tax,borrow money,provide for the general welfare
What does George Mason's opposition to the Constitution state?
Who was the president of the Second Continental Congress? John Hancock
Created by: thebestZoe