Name of the 1st successful British Colony. What is Jamestown, VA?
This was one of the first cash crops grown by the new colonists. What is tobacco?
This was the reason the Puritans moved to the colonies. What was religious freedom?
The 3 Colonial Regions that made up the 13 colonies. What are New England, Middle, and Southern?
This colony was started after members were kicked out of Massachusetts, believed in religious freedom. What is Rhode Island?
A tax on all printed materials in the colonies. What is the Stamp Act?
Most Revolutionary activities were taking place in this colonial city. What is Boston?
This prevented the colonists from moving past the Appalachian Mountains. What is the Proclamation of 1763?
Most deaths during the American Revolution were a result of this. What is disease?
This group helped spread the word through the Colonies about what was happening in Boston, meant to gain support. What is the Committee of Correspondence?
He was selected to lead the Colonial Army because he was a Southern. Who is George Washington?
This country assisted the Colonists during the war due to their hatred of the British. Who are the French?
Strategy of the Colonial Army to defeat the British What is use guerrilla warfare, avoid major battles, drag the war on to tire the British, etc.
This is where the war started (towns and colony). What is Lexington and Concord, MA?
These are the 3 terms of the Treaty of Paris, which ended the American Revolution. What are British had to remove all troops, Mississippi is Western border, Britain had to recognize US independence?
Name of the US’s 1st Govt (which eventually failed). What is the Articles of Confederation?
Name 2 problems with the US’s first Govt. What is the Federal Govt couldn ’ t tax, couldn ’ t stop states from printing money, had to get all 13 states to agree to make changes, etc.?
Document that set up our current form of Govt. It is our Government’s blueprint) What is the Constitution?
The number of states that had to agree before the Constitution could take effect. What is 9 out of the 13?
Name the 3 branches of our Govt and what each one does. What is Legislative (make laws), Executive (enforce laws), Judicial (interpret laws)?
Separation of Powers. What is each branch gets its power from the Constitution?
Federalist. Who is someone who supported a strong Federal Govt.?
3/5ths Compromise. What is the compromise regarding slavery, slaves would count as 3/5ths of a person towards representation in the House and for taxation.
Explanation of “ratification” Document is accepted
Bicameral. What is two chambers, Congress is set up into 2 chambers (House of Representatives and Senate)?
Which state did not attend the Constitutional Convention. What is Rhode Island?
This is the name of the document that announced our separation from Britain. What is the Declaration of Independence?
In this part of Congress, each state has 2 members regardless of population. What is the Senate?
This was added to the Constitution to protect individual freedoms. What is the Bill of Rights?
This was the “ rallying ” cry for the colonists. They believed they should have a say in the Govt if Britain wanted their money. What is “ no Taxation without Representation ” ?