Flashcards in Gr. 6 Ch. 1-8 Review Deck (42):
The American patriot who said, "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country."
The document that is the plan for government that the United States still follows today.
In a fiery speech this young Virginian said, "Give me liberty or give me death."
This Virginian had a reputation for being both brave and wise.
The first written agreement of self-government in America was this.
The first person to sign the Declaration of Independence
This American patriot said, "I have not yet begun to fight. "
John Paul Jones
People who wanted America to be free from Britain's rule were called this
He was the first modern explorer to reach the mainland of North America
This Massachusetts patriot Road from Boston to warn the colonists at Lexington that the British were coming
Washington's victory here lead to the surrender of Cornwallis and the entire British army
Washington and his men spent a harsh winter battling hunger and cold temperatures at this place
The agreement signed by England giving the colonies their freedoms
Treaty of Paris
He was the first modern explorer to discover the New World
Famous Shoshone who guided Louis and Clark on their expedition
Two main weaknesses of the articles of Confederation
Government could not collect taxes There was no power to settle arguments
He is given credit for doing the most work at the Constitutional convention
Name the two houses of Congress
The Senate and the House of Representatives
The lady who is said to have stitched the first United States flag
Washington thanked the American people and urged them to be responsible citizens in the speech when he finished his term as President.
His farewell address
The act that passed in 1647 establishing the first public schools in America
Ole' Deluder Satan act
People who wanted to separate from the church of England
The Indians who were invited to the first Thanksgiving
The most important animal to the Indians of the plains
This tribe's name means "southerner"
This religious group's actual name was the Society of Friends
The Indians that were famous for their weaving of rugs
Indians that were known for their burial mounds
Indians that lived in longhouses
Indians that kept a pictorial chronicle of the history and traditions of North America
Count von Zinzerdorf was the leader of this group active in missionary work
The largest tribe in the United States today
Joseph Brant translated portions of Scripture into this language
The highest waterfall in North America
The most prominent landform in eastern North America
The Appalachian Mountains
Canada's highest peak
The world's largest inland seaway
St. Lawrence seaway
The largest freshwater lake in the world
The largest river in the United States
The deepest lake in the United States
Find these locations
Sierra Madre Occidental
Gulf of Mexico
Gulf of Tehuantepec
Gulf of Panama