Flashcards in Year review 2015-B Deck (114)
What was the primary factor to weakening Indian societies to European domination?
What was the first permanent English settlement in the New World?
Which colony was a haven for Catholics?
Which colony welcomed Quakers?
The difficult journey slaves made from Africa to the Americas during which they went from the familiar to the foreign is called ____
John Locke believed that people could _____ a government that failed to live up to the social contract.
Virginia's cash crop during the colonial days.
Virginia's House of Burgesses was modeled on Britain's ____.
The Mayflower Compact established rules for the ____ in Massachusetts.
Workers during colonial days that were under contract for their payment of passage to America.
___ is the idea that all are equal before God no matter how rich or poor people were.
Migration to ____ in colonial days was primarily to escape religious persecution in their home European countries.
This encouraged independence from Great Britain.
Common Sense by Thomas Paine
Thomas Jefferson words "Life, Liberty, and pursuit of happiness" in the Declaration emphasized John Locke's theory of ____
Thomas Jefferson wrote ___.
Declaration of Independence
US ally during the Revolution was primarily ____.
fist shots of the revolution were fired at ___
The Proclamation Line of 1763 forbid colonists to settle west of ______
These people could leave the colonies, serve as spies for the British, or join the British in the fight against the Patriots during the Revolution.
Why did Parliament tax the American Colonies in the 1760s and 1770s?
To pay for the expenses of the French and Indian War
List three Patriots during the American Revolution.
General Cornwallis surrendered his army to George Washington at ___ at the end of the Revolutionary War
After Saratoga, ____ helped negotiate a treaty of alliance with the French.
Slaves would be counted as a portion of a person for purposes of taxation and representation is the essence of this compromise found in the Constitution.
No Executive or President
No commerce regulation
All these are weaknesses of ____
The Articles of Confederation
Father of the Constitution
Executive's Power is ____
To enforce the laws
father of the Declaration of Religious Freedom
father of the Democratic-Republican Party
father of the Declaration of Independence
The importance of the Election of 1800.
First peaceful transfer of power from one political party to another.