Flashcards in Chapter 17 The United States - A New Kind of Nation Deck (24):
Who is known as the "Father of American History"?
Who were the "Strangers"?
non-Separatists who sailed on the Mayflower
The Pietist movement began in
When did the Pilgrims land in the New World?
_____ were those who wished to purify the Church of England.
When persecution increased in England, the Pilgrims fled to
The ______ _______ established an early government for the Pilgrims.
_______ ________ was a pastor who led the Pietist movement.
The best-known Great Awakening evangelist in America
the first true prime minister of England
Preached "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God"
What were the revivals in America during the early 1700s known as?
What Puritan rule allowed unconverted relatives of church members to join the churches?
What rival nation fought England in four wars between 1689 and 1763?
Mercantilism measured a nation's wealth by
the amount of gold & silver it possessed
What English king desired to strengthen the weakening monarchy?
What port was closed as a result of the Intolerable Acts passed against Massachusetts?
Who was appointed commander-in-chief of the Continental Army?
When was the Declaration of Independence adopted by the Continental Congress?
July 4, 1776
What British statesman defended the colonies in Parliament?
Who was Noah Webster?
The United States puchased the Louisiana Territory from
Mexico was forced to give California to _____ after losing the Mexican War.
the United States