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1

Who is known as the "Father of American History"?

William Bradford

2

Who were the "Strangers"?

non-Separatists who sailed on the Mayflower

3

The Pietist movement began in

Germany

4

When did the Pilgrims land in the New World?

1620

5

_____ were those who wished to purify the Church of England.

Puritans

6

When persecution increased in England, the Pilgrims fled to

Holland

7

The ______ _______ established an early government for the Pilgrims.

Mayflower Compact

8

_______ ________ was a pastor who led the Pietist movement.

Philipp Spener

9

The best-known Great Awakening evangelist in America

George Whitefield

10

the first true prime minister of England

Robert Walpole

11

Preached "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God"

Jonathan Edwards

12

What were the revivals in America during the early 1700s known as?

Great Awakening

13

What Puritan rule allowed unconverted relatives of church members to join the churches?

Half-Way Covenant

14

What rival nation fought England in four wars between 1689 and 1763?

France

15

Mercantilism measured a nation's wealth by

the amount of gold & silver it possessed

16

What English king desired to strengthen the weakening monarchy?

George III

17

What port was closed as a result of the Intolerable Acts passed against Massachusetts?

Boston Port

18

Who was appointed commander-in-chief of the Continental Army?

George Washington

19

When was the Declaration of Independence adopted by the Continental Congress?

July 4, 1776

20

What British statesman defended the colonies in Parliament?

Edmund Burke

21

Who was Noah Webster?

American educator

22

The United States puchased the Louisiana Territory from

France

23

Mexico was forced to give California to _____ after losing the Mexican War.

the United States

24

The ____ Amendment outlawed slavery in the US.

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