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1 Early Colonial Period Colonial Labor & Trade The Am. Rev. The US Constitution Miscellaneous

2 The southern colonies economically relied on ___ mostly.

3 agriculture

4 The early French colonies economies were based mainly on?

5 The fur trade

6 What was the main reason Great Britain formed colonies in North America?

7 To enrich the mother country (mercantilism)

8 The first elected representative body in North America was formed in Virginia in This early form of participatory government was known as the ___?

9 The House of Burgesses

10 Pennsylvania was an example of a ___ colony. (What type of charter did it have?)

11 Proprietary

12 This event convinced many colonists in the South to move from using indentured servants to a less politically dangerous form of labor.

13 Bacon’s Rebellion

14 Indentured servants generally served for this many years?

15 4-7 years

16 While southerners utilized slave labor on plantations and for farming, New Englanders’ main role in slavery was?

17 Transporting/Shipping (trade)

18 Duties placed on imported goods such as glass, lead, paint were part of the ___ Acts.

19 Townshend

20 In 1651 Parliament passed the first in a series of measures designed to tighten control of colonial trade. These laws were the?

21 Navigation Acts

22 The document that stated that people have the right to rise up against unjust governments was?

23 Declaration of Independence

24 At the beginning of the American Revolution what part (fraction) of the American people supported the war?

25 1/3

26 What type of warfare used by George Washington allowed his underdog army to win?

27 Guerrilla warfare (ex. hit and run ambushes)

28 What battle was important in the American Revolution because it convinced the French the Americans could win?

29 Battle of Saratoga

30 The American victory (with the help of the French army and navy) that ended the American Revolution was?

31 The Battle of Yorktown

32 What was the document/government that was created before the Constitution?

33 Articles of Confederation

34 This solved the disagreement over representation between large (VA) and small (NJ) states.

35 The Great Compromise (Connecticut Compromise)

36 In the Constitution the founders compromised on how to count slaves for representation. What fraction of a person were slaves counted as?

37 3/5

38 Supporters of the Constitution were known as? They became one of the first political parties in the US.

39 Federalists

40 There are three branches of the federal government under the Constitution. Which one has the main responsibility for creating laws?

41 Legislative branch

42 The peaceful transfer of power from Federalists to Democratic- Republicans happened after this election? Jefferson called it a “revolution”.

43 Election of 1800

44 Napoleon made this deal with the United States to raise money to fight Great Britain? It doubled the size of the United States in the process.

45 Louisiana Purchase

46 The “Second War of Independence” refers to?

47 The War of 1812

48 Who called the Massachusetts Bay Colony a “city upon a hill”?

49 John Winthrop

50 This system provided land to colonists who paid for the passage to Virginia for other settlers? (hint: not indentured servitude)

51 Headright System


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