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Nine out of ten colonists….Lived on small family farms
Africans came to America as….Slaves
“taxation without representation”Phrase used to oppose British taxes
The Boston Massacre was…..A riot between colonist and British troops.
Was chosen to command the Continental ArmyGeorge Washington Was chosen to command the Continental Army
The purpose of the Olive Branch Petition was…..Make peace with King George
Why was the Declaration of Independence written?To explain why the colonies should separate from Britain
The Declaration of Independence states….We all have the right to life, liberty, and pursuit of happiness.
The main American strength when the American Revolution began was…An able leader in George Washington
The victory at Trenton…Showed that Americans could beat the British
African Americans joined the Continental Army to….Fight for the end of slavery
Who joined the American cause after the Battle of Saratoga?France
The Treaty of Paris… Ended the war and gave America all land lying east of the Mississippi River
The Virginia and New Jersey plans….Called for three branches of government
Supporters of the ConstitutionFederalists were…. Supporters of the Constitution
The main job of the legislative branch is to…Make laws
A bill becomes a law after….It’s approved by Congress and signed by the president
The most important task of the executive branch is to…Enforce and carry out federal laws
The judicial branch is responsible forResolving disputes under the law
Andrew Jackson’s election in 1828 depended on support fromThe common people
Which group was most hurt by Jackson’s removal policy?Native Americans
What was Manifest destiny?The belief that the US had the right to expand across North America
What was the main effect of the cotton gin?Cotton became the south’s main crop
The Industrial Revolution began with…A shift from handmade to machine-made goods
By 1850 the cheapest was to move goods in the north wasBy railroad
Most goods in the south moved byriver
Brought joy and comfort to slaves“invisible churches” Brought joy and comfort to slaves
Should be allowed in the Louisiana TerritoryMissouri’s application for statehood raised the issue of whether slavery Should be allowed in the Louisiana Territory
When the Civil War began the south’s strength was…It’s military leadership
Hopes of a quick Union victory ended withThe Battle of Bull Run
Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation declaredAll slaves in the Confederate states to be free
The Battle of Gettysburg was a turning point in the war becauseLee lost so many troops
The Union gained control of the Mississippi afterThe fall of Vicksburg
The terms of surrender were designed toEnd the war without causing suffering or hatred
American Revolution. United States Purpose for fighting Poorly trained Military Lack of money Home Field advantage Weak leadership until George.
Unit 4 The Struggle for North America
U.S. History Review American Revolution, Declaration of Independence, and Constitution
Creating a Nation Revolution to Constitution. After Lexington and Concord, the Second Continental Congress meets in May 1775 They create a Continental.
REVIEW 1. Why was Virginia founded? A. religious freedom B. To learn about the Native American culture. C. They were searching for gold and riches.
Chapter 2: Origins of American Government Section 2
Final Jeopardy Question French and Indian War It’s a Revolution 100 Westward Expansion ConstitutionPresidents
Section 3Page 558 AM= &VIDEO=4021
Political Parties Documents The Revolution The Constitution The Civil War Compromises $200 $400 $600 $800 $200 $400 $600 $800 $200 $400 $600 $800 $200.
16 th January 2006American History Page 1 American History Between 1620 and 1865 St. Afra Gymnasium English, class 10.
Exploration to Early Statehood
Revolution Battles American Revolution US Constitution Government Terms Random Goodies $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500.
Birth of the American Republic
United States History Activating Strategy On page 3 of your packet, try to use the words in the word splash to describe important events in the history.
The Colonies Unite Chapter 8.
Chapter 11 Study Guide. What was Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation? Legislation freeing enslaved people in states still fighting the Union.
Chapter 12 Review. Sections of land ruled by other countries are called _____________________.
Review 2 By JG. US Constitution Where was the Constitution Convention held?
The American Revolution
A Progressive Review 1 1. The Salem Witch Trials took place in what state and why did they occur? Massachusetts… Intolerance of other religions (pg 21)
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