Flashcards in unit 2 Deck (35):
what is the definition of colony?
a settlement ruled by a distant parent country
what is the definition of mercantilism?
an economic system in which the colonies exist for the benefit of the mother country
no _________ without consent of parliament
no cruel or unjust
right to _________ (ask for change)
right to__________(own a gun)
right to____________(a group of peers hears your case and determines your guilt or innocence)
trial by jury
who was the surveyor?
what did France lose as a result of the French and Indian war?
Canada and most of its lands east of the Mississippi River
what did Britain get from Spain?
what did Spain get?
French lands west of the Mississippi River, Louisiana territory, some of New Orleans
what was the name of the land that England and France fought over?
the Ohio river valley
why did the French want the land?
why did the English want the land?
why did most of the Indians side with the French?
they didn't want to tear down the trees and destroy the land
who was Robert dinwiddie
the governor of Virginia who told Washington to go tell the French to get out
who was Edward Braddock?
the commander in chief of the British forces in America who tried to drive the French troops out of the Ohio river valley
who was William Pitt?
the prime minister of British who helped the British win the war
what do fort Duquesne and fort Pitt have in common?
they are the same place
where was the decisive battle of the war fought?
who won the battle that took place in Quebec?
who won the French and Indian war?
great charter on England which established the principle of limited government
a law making body of people
to choose (usually by a single person)
to vote for (usually by many people)
colonies in which the settlers were given a grant of rights and privileges to rule themselves
colonies ruled by proprietors to whom British granted land
colonies directly ruled by England's monarch (king or queen)
the colonial upper house of legislature
colonial lower house of legislature
trading illegally with other nations
a document signed by king William and queen Mary in 1689 established rights for English citizens
the English bill of rights