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1

What was the primary factor to weakening Indian societies to European domination?

Diseases

2

What was the first permanent English settlement in the New World?

Jamestown, Va.

3

Which colony was a haven for Catholics?

Maryland

4

Which colony welcomed Quakers?

Pennsylvania

5

The difficult journey slaves made from Africa to the Americas during which they went from the familiar to the foreign is called ____

Middle Passage

6

John Locke believed that people could _____ a government that failed to live up to the social contract.

overthrow

7

Virginia's cash crop during the colonial days.

Tobacco

8

Virginia's House of Burgesses was modeled on Britain's ____.

Parliament

9

The Mayflower Compact established rules for the ____ in Massachusetts.

Pilgrims

10

Workers during colonial days that were under contract for their payment of passage to America.

Indentured servants

11

___ is the idea that all are equal before God no matter how rich or poor people were.

Great Awakening

12

Migration to ____ in colonial days was primarily to escape religious persecution in their home European countries.

Massachussets

13

This encouraged independence from Great Britain.

Common Sense by Thomas Paine

14

Thomas Jefferson words "Life, Liberty, and pursuit of happiness" in the Declaration emphasized John Locke's theory of ____

Natural Rights

15

Thomas Jefferson wrote ___.

Declaration of Independence

16

US ally during the Revolution was primarily ____.

France

17

fist shots of the revolution were fired at ___

Lexington, Massachussets

18

The Proclamation Line of 1763 forbid colonists to settle west of ______

Appalachian Mountains

19

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.

Loyalists

20

Why did Parliament tax the American Colonies in the 1760s and 1770s?

To pay for the expenses of the French and Indian War

21

List three Patriots during the American Revolution.

Thomas Paine
Thomas Jefferson
Patrick Henry

22

General Cornwallis surrendered his army to George Washington at ___ at the end of the Revolutionary War

Yorktown, Va.

23

After Saratoga, ____ helped negotiate a treaty of alliance with the French.

Benjamin Franklin

24

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.

Three-fifths Compromise

25

No taxing
No Executive or President
No commerce regulation

All these are weaknesses of ____

The Articles of Confederation

26

Father of the Constitution

James Madison

27

Executive's Power is ____

To enforce the laws

28

father of the Declaration of Religious Freedom
father of the Democratic-Republican Party
father of the Declaration of Independence

Thomas Jefferson

29

The importance of the Election of 1800.

First peaceful transfer of power from one political party to another.

30

John Marshall's supreme court case that allowed for Judicial Review.

Marbury vs. Madison