$100 Question from H1 An economic policy dominated the era of North American exploration, in which nations competed for the most favorable balance of trade. The goal was to amass the most silver and gold.
$100 Answer from H1 Mercantilism
$200 Question from H1 By dominating South America, Spain had control of the only known western route to Asia, at the southern tip of the continent. So the other European merchants and monarchs really wanted to find a fast, safe, western route to Asia that completely avoided Spanish territory. This goal became known as what?continent
$200 Answer from H1 The Northwest Passage
$300 Question from H1 This explorer sailed the Northwest Passage and set foot in a 'New Found Land' (soon called Newfoundland in Canada)
$300 Answer from H1 John Cabot
$400 Question from H1 the English had been mostly content to simply steal gold from Spanish ships. And in the end, these English pirates, nicknamed what?
$400 Answer from H1 Sea Dogs
$500 Question from H1 Sea Dog, Sir Francis Drake, was the first to do what for England?
$500 Answer from H1 Sail around the world
$100 Question from H2 Who was the governor of the Jamestown colony?
$100 Answer from H2 John Smith
$200 Question from H2 the Indian girl who supposedly saved John Smith's life, brought food to the starving colonists and intervened on their behalf several times.
$200 Answer from H2 Pocahontas
$300 Question from H2 One of the Bermuda survivors, a man named John Rolfe, brought with him seeds that would ultimately help save the Jamestown colony?
$300 Answer from H2 Tobacco
$400 Question from H2 These people agreed to work for a specific amount of time - often 7 years - in exchange for passage to Jamestown, room and board, and a piece of land when their service was complete
$400 Answer from H2 Indentured Servants
$500 Question from H2 In 1619, representatives in the Royal Colony of Virginia met to set a minimum price for tobacco exports. This assembly grew into the first elected government in America. What is this known as?
$500 Answer from H2 Virginia House of Burgesses
$100 Question from H3 In September 1620, what ship set sail from England bound for the northern edge of Virginia?
$100 Answer from H3 The Mayflower
$200 Question from H3 this agreement acknowledged the king and God, but modeled a new concept called the consent of the governed, which means common people voluntarily agree to allow the government to have authority over them.
$200 Answer from H3 The Mayflower Compact
$300 Question from H3 This Native American man learned of the Pilgrims' situation, he believed that God had prepared him to be their helper.
$300 Answer from H3 Squanto
$400 Question from H3 What is one possible reason historians say the Mayflower landed North of the London Company’s territory?
$400 Answer from H3 So that they could be out of view and do things on their own
$500 Question from H3 Because of the Pilgrims we celebrate the holiday Thanksgiving. What President was Thanksgiving recognized by and what war was it declared a national holiday?
$500 Answer from H3 Abraham Lincoln World War II
$100 Question from H4 The practice of allowing or respecting the nature, beliefs, or behavior of others
$100 Answer from H4 Tolerance
$200 Question from H4 A common name for a system of canals that permits ocean-going vessels to travel from the Atlantic Ocean to the Great Lakes. It opened in 1959.
$200 Answer from H4 St. Lawrence Seaway
$300 Question from H4 God-given rights individuals are entitled to from birth.
$300 Answer from H4 Natural Rights
$400 Question from H4 The period between 1929 and 1941, when unemployment rose to record high of 25% of the workforce, bank failures increased, and business bankruptcies occurred every month.
$400 Answer from H4 The Great Depression
$500 Question from H4 Lines on a map or globe running north and south, perpendicular to the equator; also called meridians.
$500 Answer from H4 longitude
$100 Question from H5 Having to do with many countries throughout the world.
$100 Answer from H5 international
$200 Question from H5 Drafted in 1775 by John Dickinson, it requested the King to settle grievances with the colonists peacefully without bloodshed. The petition was issued just after the Battle of Bunker Hill. Rejected by the King, he actually refused to read the document.
$200 Answer from H5 Olive Branch Petition
$300 Question from H5 A government in which power is held by the people through direct involvement or elected representatives.
$300 Answer from H5 democracy
$400 Question from H5 Many cultures existing in one society
$400 Answer from H5 Cultural diversity
$500 Question from H5 A total way of life of a people or society
$500 Answer from H5
Final Jeopardy Describe what “Consent of the governed” means on a separate sheet of paper. Spelling and grammar count!
Final Jeopardy Answer Government is run by the people.