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American Revolution

American Revolution and Beyond

What did the Americans gain from the Revolution? They gained the freedom they deserved and land the British took away from them.
How many American colonies were there that went to war with England in the Revolutionary War? 13 colonies
What year did the Revolutionary War start? 1775
What event did the rebels do to begin the war? Dumped over 100 pounds of tea into the Boston Harbor
How long was the war? about 8 years
Did the British come by land or by sea? by sea
What year was the Constitution of the United States formulated? 1787
What year was the Stamp Act crisis? 1765
"What philosopher stated that all individuals possessed certain ""natural rights""-such as life, liberty, and the pursuit of propery?" John Locke
Describe the provisions of the proclamation of 1763? The Proclamation stated that the settlers could not go east of the Appalachian Mountains.
Samuel Adams established what revolutionary group to protest British governmental policies? The Sons of liberty
Who was the British king during the American Revolution? King George III
What was the main purpose of the Declaration of Independence? The Purpose was to establish a break with Britain.
What do you call land assigned to the Native Americans? reservation
What is another word for a treaty? a formal agreement
What is the transcontinental railroad? a railroad that spans across a continent
What was the name given for new settlers in the Great Plains? pioneers
What is the name given to gold miners because the gold rush began in 1949 49ers
Who did president Jefferson send to explore the Louisiana Purchase? Louis and Clark
What ended the Mexican War? Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
Pioneers moving west took the Ohio River because it flowed in the direction they wanted to go.
Which river did the Ohio flow into, helping pioneers reach new lands? Mississippi
How was Lewis and Clark's exploration of the Missouri River important for westward expansion? The waterway became a major route for people to move west.
Who is likely to be impacted by Westward Expansion? Native Americans
Define: Destiny the events that will necessarily happen to a particular person or thing in the future
Define: Manifest clear or obvious to the eye or mind
Define: Providence God’s will
What is Manifest Destiny? the belief that the expansion of the US throughout the American continents was both justified and inevitable.
Which writer is known for coining this phrase? John O'Sullivan
Created by: lwatkins22