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Crisis in the Colonies
What is a handmade object from ancient times?
A way of life.
Examples: religion, food, clothing, etc…
What is a true account or eyewitness of an event in history?
A primary source.
What is a secondary source?
A second hand account of an event. Someone who was not an eyewitness.
Give 2 examples of primary and secondary sources.
Primary source: diary, letter, photo
Secondary source: textbook, biography
What is a peninsula?
Land surrounded on three sides by water.
What is the Land Bridge Theory?
A theory that the first Americans crossed a land bridge from Asia to North America by following the migrating animals.
Where and when was Jamestown founded?
Virginia in 1607
Explain why the Ohio River Valley is such an
important geographic location.
Fertile soil and land near the rivers.
Explain the Native Americans dependency on the
environment with the longhouse.
Iroquois used the longhouse because they lived in the eastern woodlands in NY.
What is the Northwest Passage?
Searching for a direct water route through or around North America.
Describe the Columbian Exchange and positive
and negative results.
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.
Explain how the Native Americans
were affected by the Columbian Exchange.
Native Americans died from the European diseases.
Describe the fur trade.
French explorers trapping beaver.
When Europeans came to the Americas
which colony became the first English colony? Describe why it
was founded and the House of Burgesses.
Jamestown. They were coming for money reasons and grew tobacco. House of Burgesses was a representative government.
Name the 4 New England Colonies. What was the
purpose of the “City on a Hill?”
New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island.
City on the Hill- MBC as an example for others to follow (John Winthrop)
Name the 4 Middle Colonies. What was the nickname?
NY, NJ, Delaware, PA
Name the 5 Southern Colonies. Why was there a middle passage?
Virginia, S.C., N.C., Maryland, Georgia
Slaves were needed for their economy.
Describe the different aspects of life in
Quakers, William Penn founded it,
They were religiously tolerant.
Describe what happened with New Netherlands in the
Peter Stuyvesant, Dutch Governor, gave
Up New Amsterdam without a fight!
During the French and Indian War what was the Albany
Plan of Union?
A plan made by Ben Franklin to encourage the 13 colonies to join as one government.
What was the Treaty of Paris?
The agreement that ended the French and Indian War and made France return the land in North America.
Describe the Stamp Act.
Tax on paper goods, wedding licenses, cards, etc…
American colonists were outraged that they did not have a voice in England’s parliament when they were being taxed.
Describe some of the protests that occurred: boycotting, tar and feathering, and the Boston Tea Party.
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.
Describe a Patriot vs. a Loyalist.
Patriots- fight against British rule
Loyalist- wanted to be loyal to England and fought for British side.
Who was Thomas Paine and what did he do?
He wrote the pamphlet “Common Sense” that said the colonists should break free of England.
What was the Declaration of Independence?
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.
Describe where the first shots of the Revolutionary War were fired.
Lexington and Concord was the first shots because the British were trying to find ammunition in Concord for the war.
Describe the advantages and disadvantages of the Americans vs. British.
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
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