Flashcards in Exam 1 Study Guide Deck (46)
The majority of people rule
People are represented by elect officials. The right of the minority are protected.
Government of LAWS
NOT by man
Production distribution // consumption of goods // services in a free market system
Nations power is based on its wealth
Attitude towards the past based on your experiences today
Free from self interest.. having no person advantage in a question or affair.
“We the people”
Examples are a judge or sport referee
What drives capitalism??
Who elects the governor, upper house ( council), Lower house (assembly)
The people elect them all
What colonies are Charter colonies
Connecticut and Rhode Island
Who elects the Governor, upper house, lower house??
Proprietors appoint elects the govern and upper house.
The people elect the lower house
What colonies are Proprietary Colonies??
Who elects the governor, upper house, and lower house?
The King appoints the governor and the upper house. The people elect the lower house
What are the Royal colonies??
North & South Carolina
The best form of Representation??
What is the worst form of representation??
The royal colonies
The people ALWAYS elect which house no matter what 13 colony
The lower house ( assembly)
What was the main crop export to Europe?
Tabasco was the main cash crop in what colonies
Maryland and Virginia
Rice was the main cash crop in what colonies
Georgia and South Carolina
Which colonies has the fastest growing economics
Georgia and South Carolina
What is the main economic activity in the colonies?
What religious group was in the north
Dominion of New England
Royal government taxed residents in all New England, NY and east and west jersey
Sir Edmund Andros taxed residence without consent and strictly enforced navigation laws
This stopped when king James was replaced in 1688-1689
The royals relax the colonial trade rules and navigation laws. This lasted from the glorious revolution to the French and Indian war in 1763
Series of laws passed in 1651 to regulate colonial shipping. Only English ships would be allowed to trade in English and colonial ports. All good design for the colonist would first pass for England
The first law passed by Parliament to raise tax revenue in the colonies for England. This was made by Prime Minister George Grenville. The act was lowered and died down after protests from the colonists
Greenville imposed a stamp act on the colonies to raise revenue to support the new military force. The stamp act required colonist to use stamp paper to clarify payment of taxes on goods breaking news paper legal documents and diplomas
Why did colonists start to rebel the stamp act
They thought it was iminging on their liberties
Stamp act of Congress 1765
27 delegates from nine colonies met in New York City for the stamp act Congress of 1765.
The members drew up a statement of their rights and grievances and requested Parliament to repeal.
The meeting was ignored by England but it was a step towards revolutionary claims
The stamp act was repealed in.. by..
In 1766 by Parliament
Columbus persuaded the Spanish monarchs to provide him with three ships
He sailed westward.
He landed on the Bahamas and Caribbean islands in October 1492
Sailed from Spain - destination was South Africa.
Corrected Columbus and founded America
Vaso Nunez De Balboa
Sail from Spain.
First to see the pacific ocean from the Americas
Increase of globalization. The transfer of goods crops and diseases between the new and old world societies after 1492
In 1500s who became the dominant exploring and colonizing power
The Treaty of Tordesillas
Divided the Americas between Spain and the Portuguese
The Spanish conquers came to America in the service of
God and search of gold and glory
Spanish government allowed Indians to be enslaved by colonist as long as the colonists promised to Christianize them
The first English attempt at colonization. Promoter sir Humphrey Gilbert died at sea in 1583.
His half brother took over
Landed in NC island in 1585 by sir Walter Raleigh.
Failed colonial settlement of North Carolina
Received a charter from king James 1 for a settlement in the new world.
This is a significant document because it granted oversea settlers the same rights of Englishmen if they stayed home
First permanent English settlement in North America founded by the Virginia company May 24, 1607
In 1619, house of burgesses, self government was made in...
Virginia because a royal colony because
kKing James didn’t trust the house of burgesses so in 1624 he made Virginia a colony of England directly under his control
Was an agreement to create a foundation for self government in the colony.
Had to be signed before boarding the mayflower compact
Massachusetts bay colony
Established by non-separating puritans.
It soon grew to be the largest and influential colony of the New England colonies