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THIS. IS. Jeopardy. Your. With. Host. Mrs. Silecchia. Jeopardy. Crisis in the Colonies. European Exploration. 13 Colonies. Revolutionary War. Vocabulary. Geography. 100. 100. 100. 100. 100. 100. 200. 200. 102. 200. 200. 200. 200. 300. 300. 300. 300. 300. 300. 400.

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THIS

IS

Jeopardy


Your

With

Host...

Mrs. Silecchia


Jeopardy

Crisis in the Colonies

European

Exploration

13 Colonies

Revolutionary War

Vocabulary

Geography

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What is a handmade object from ancient times?

A 100


An artifact

A 100


Define culture.

A 200


A way of life.

Examples: religion, food, clothing, etc…

A 200


What is a true account or eyewitness of an event in history?

A 300


A primary source.

A 300


What is a secondary source?

A 400


A second hand account of an event. Someone who was not an eyewitness.

A 400


Give 2 examples of primary and secondary sources.

A 500


Primary source: diary, letter, photo

Secondary source: textbook, biography

A 500


What is a peninsula?

B 100


Land surrounded on three sides by water.

B 100


What is the Land Bridge Theory?

B 200


A theory that the first Americans crossed a land bridge from Asia to North America by following the migrating animals.

B 200


Where and when was Jamestown founded?

B 300


Virginia in 1607

B 300


Explain why the Ohio River Valley is such an

important geographic location.

B 400


Fertile soil and land near the rivers.

B 400


Explain the Native Americans dependency on the

environment with the longhouse.

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B 500


Iroquois used the longhouse because they lived in the eastern woodlands in NY.

B 500


What is the Northwest Passage?

C 100


Searching for a direct water route through or around North America.

C 100


Describe the Columbian Exchange and positive

and negative results.

C 200


An exchange of goods, ideas and diseases from Europe to the Americas. Positives of spreading ideas and diversity of goods. Negatives were diseases were spread.

C 200


Explain how the Native Americans

were affected by the Columbian Exchange.

C 300


Native Americans died from the European diseases.

C 300


Describe the fur trade.

C 400


French explorers trapping beaver.

C 400


When Europeans came to the Americas

which colony became the first English colony? Describe why it

was founded and the House of Burgesses.

C 500


Jamestown. They were coming for money reasons and grew tobacco. House of Burgesses was a representative government.

C 500


Name the 4 New England Colonies. What was the

purpose of the “City on a Hill?”

D 100


New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island.

City on the Hill- MBC as an example for others to follow (John Winthrop)

D 100


Name the 4 Middle Colonies. What was the nickname?

D 200


NY, NJ, Delaware, PA

Breadbasket colonies

D 200


Name the 5 Southern Colonies. Why was there a middle passage?

D 300


Virginia, S.C., N.C., Maryland, Georgia

Slaves were needed for their economy.

D 300


Describe the different aspects of life in

Pennsylvania. (founder…religion…)

D 400


Quakers, William Penn founded it,

They were religiously tolerant.

D 400


Describe what happened with New Netherlands in the

Middle Colonies.

D 500


Peter Stuyvesant, Dutch Governor, gave

Up New Amsterdam without a fight!

D 500


During the French and Indian War what was the Albany

Plan of Union?

E 100


A plan made by Ben Franklin to encourage the 13 colonies to join as one government.

E 100


What was the Treaty of Paris?

E 200


The agreement that ended the French and Indian War and made France return the land in North America.

E 200


Describe the Stamp Act.

E 300


Tax on paper goods, wedding licenses, cards, etc…

E 300


  • What does “No taxation without representation” mean?

E 400


American colonists were outraged that they did not have a voice in England’s parliament when they were being taxed.

E 400


Describe some of the protests that occurred: boycotting, tar and feathering, and the Boston Tea Party.

E 500


Boycotting- refusal to buy goods

Tar and feathering of tax collectors

Boston Tea Party- led by Sam Adams and dumped over 300 tea boxes into Boston Harbor. This led to the Intolerable Acts.

E 500


Describe a Patriot vs. a Loyalist.

F 100


Patriots- fight against British rule

Loyalist- wanted to be loyal to England and fought for British side.

F 100


Who was Thomas Paine and what did he do?

F 200


He wrote the pamphlet “Common Sense” that said the colonists should break free of England.

F 200


What was the Declaration of Independence?

F 300


Document written by Thomas Jefferson expressing: the wrongs of King George III, natural rights of the people, and declaring the U.S. as a free nation.

F 300


Describe where the first shots of the Revolutionary War were fired.

F 400


Lexington and Concord was the first shots because the British were trying to find ammunition in Concord for the war.

F 400


Describe the advantages and disadvantages of the Americans vs. British.

F 500


Advantages of Americans-

Owned their own rifles, it was their land

Disadvantages- militia (not trained)

Advantages of British- well trained, had loyalists (colonists) on their side

Disadvantages- redcoats, unfamiliar land

F 500


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