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1

What company allowed for merchants to buy stock and allow for a colony to be funded in America

Joint Stock Company

2

What was the name of the first English Settlement in Virginia

Jamestown

3

Why was tobacco called "Brown Gold"

It became the primary cash crop of the Southern Colonies

4

What was the headlight system

allowed a person to receive 50 acres of land when they paid their own or someone else's passage to america

5

What distinguished quaker people from other people

they were pacifists

6

What country carried the first slave to virginia

Dutch

7

What did the Puritans and Pilgrims both want to accomplish in the Anglican Church

they wanted to rid the anglican church of catholic traditions and practices

8

what colonies were the pilgrims belonged too

plymouth

9

purpose of the mayflower compact

designed to establish the government of the new colony

10

What form of government is governed by religious leadersq

theocracy

11

what colony was known as the "holy expiermenet"

Pennyslvania

12

Which colony was originally established for catholics

Maryland

13

He granted the virginia company its charter

King James I

14

Received a land grant from Queen Elizabeth I

Sir Walter Raleigh

15

"He does not work, shall not eat"

John Smith

16

He discovered a mild blend for tobacco

John Rolfe

17

The wife of john rolfe

Pocahontas

18

Name the three ship carrying passengers to Jamestown

Susan Constant, discovery, godspeed

19

Founder of a colony for quakers

William Penn

20

Governor of New Netherlands

Peter Stuyvesant

21

Founder of maryland

Cecil Clavert

22

Founder of Georgia

James Oglethorpe

23

A dutch explorer in New Amerstamd

Henry Hudson

24

Founder of the colony of Rhode Island

Roger Williams

25

Was expelled from Massachusetss and died in New York

Anne Huchinson

26

virginia was named after her

queen elizabeth

27

How did colonists avoid trading with Great Britain

They smuggled goods into and out of the colonies

28

Which one of the following was NOT one of the Navigation Acts

Colonial goods bound for foreign countries were allowed to sail directly to that country

29

Which one of the following colonies was NOT part of the Dominon of New England

Virginia

30

In the structure of a Royal Colony, who was elected by the colonists

The Colonial Assembly

31

Which continent was NOT part of Triangular Trade

Asia

32

What was not part of the diversified Northern Economy

PLantation farming

33

Which massachisetts city conducted witch trials

salem

34

What was the great awakening

It was a religious revival to bring New Englanders back to church

35

Who fought each other during the French and Indian war

The french and indians fought the british and the coloniss

36

What was the location of the proclamation Line for the Proclamation of 1763

The Appalachian Mountains

37

What was not a cash crop of the Souther colonies before the American revolution

Cotton

38

What was not a major Northern port city prior to the american revolution

Charleston

39

What battle ended the French and Indian War

Quebec

40

What was the relationship between a slave and his amster

The slave was property

41

England relaxed its enforcement of the Navigation acts, because they were at war with Frnach and the colonists were paying most of there taxes. What is this called

Salutory neglect

42

Which nation received all land west of the mississippi in the Treaty of Paris of 1763

Spain

43

Which one of the following statements best describes the Enlgihtmenet

It was the use of reason and scientific method to acquire knowledge

44

He said that people had certain rights and government must protect the..

Thomas Jefferosn

45

He built fort Necessity

George washington

46

He was appointed by the governor of the Dominion of New England

Edmund Andros

47

He believed in expirmentation and Reason

Ben Franklin

48

He became the King of England

William of Ornage

49

He was a minister during the Great Awakening

Jonathon edwards

50

He was the british commander at the battle of quebec

James wolfe

51

What items were taxed by the Stamp Act

Wills
Deeds
Playing Cards
Newspapers
legal docs
licenses
pamplets
almancas

52

Which tax is best described for the stamp act

It was a direct tax because it was applied directly to the item when it was purchased by the colonist

53

What was established in May of 1765 to protest the actions of the British and harass colonial governors and customs agents in the colonies

The Sons of Liberty

54

What was the House of Burgesses that voted laws against King George III

It was the elected assembly in Virginia

55

The stamp act congress met in october of 1765 to ask King George III to have parliament repeal the stamp act. What was the document that they presented to the king to express their dissatisfaction with the stamp act

The declaration of rights and grievances

56

How did the colonists say they would resist King George and Parliament until the Stamp Act was repealed

Nonimportation agreements among the merchants

57

Which act passed by Parliament claimed that they had the right to make laws and pass taxes for the colnies

Declatory Act

58

Parliament passed the townshend Acts to help pay for the French and Indian War. What item was the most objected to be taxed

Tea

59

What is true about the Boston Massacre

It was not a massacre

60

What was the function of the Committees of Correspondence

They were to send messages from colony to colony to keep each other informed about the activities of the British throughout the colonies

61

What was the last major battle of the American Revolution

Yorktown