Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't know (0)
Remaining cards (0)
Know (0)
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how


foundations of democracy

(1215 England) – english document that limited the power of government (1st example of limited gov’t) Magna Carta
Britain’s Congress (legislative body) Parliament
Britain’s President Prime Minister
colonial economic system where one country exploits a territory to make large profit (big bully system) Mercantilism
an attempt to prevent westward expansion of the colonies Proclomation of 1763
large southern farming estates (slave labor) . Plantations
1689 – document limiting the power of Britain’s monarch (king). Gave free elections, fair trial, and protection from cruel and unusual punishments. English Bill of Rights
Passed in 1791, these were rights given to Americans to protect their liberties from our own federal government (Ex: speech, bear arms, due process, lawyer, etc.); they are the first 10 amendments added to the US Constitution. US Bill of Rights
War between Britain/colonies v. French/Indians over territorial rights (1754-1763). The British/colonies won but at great cost to the British ($ and soldiers). French and Indian War
The territory related to the four colonies in the northeastern region of America (New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island); they were known for the shipping, ship building, trade etc. New England colonies (northern colonies
The region in the center of colonial America (New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware); they were known for their combination of agriculture and shipping Middle Colonies
The region in the southern part of colonial America (Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia); they were known for large plantation farming and slave labor. Southern colonies
Created by: rhernande



Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards