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Review. 25 Questions. Why did Europeans want to find a northwest passage?. They were looking for a shorter route to Asia. What region of the US were the first permanent colonies located?. The Atlantic Coast. What was the main purpose of the Mayflower Compact?.

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25 Questions


Why did europeans want to find a northwest passage

Why did Europeans want to find a northwest passage?


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They were looking for a shorter route to Asia


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What region of the US were the first permanent colonies located?


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The Atlantic Coast


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  • What was the main purpose of the Mayflower Compact?


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  • To create a government that would benefit the colony


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  • The Virginia House of Burgesses is important in developing democracy because…….


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  • It established Representative Government


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  • Many Europeans came to America for……


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  • Religious Freedom

    • Wealth and Riches

    • Land

    • Avoid Persecution


What countries claimed land in north america in the 1600 and 1700s

What countries claimed land in North America in the 1600 and 1700s?


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  • England, Spain, the Dutch, France


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  • Peter Styuvesant was the governor of New Netherland – before they surrendered to England.

  • Which country controlled NY first?


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  • The Dutch


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  • What does the term toleration mean?


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  • Accepting of differences

    • Allowing other to practice their own religion

    • Today, how are we tolerant?


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  • What is the Columbian Exchange?


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  • Sharing of goods and ideas between cultures

    • Examples – today and 1600s and 1700s


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  • What is the belief that colonies exist to benefit the mother country?


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  • Mercantilism


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  • What was the Albany Plan of Union?


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  • A plan for colonies to unite for common defense.

  • (join or die cartoon)


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  • What were the primary causes of the French and Indian War?


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  • Land disputes

  • Trade conflicts (because of land claims)


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  • How were the French profiting in North America at the time?


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  • Fishing and the Fur Trade


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  • After the French and Indian War, England tried to force the colonies to help pay for the war by taxing them. List 3+ taxes England imposed on the colonies….


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  • The Sugar Act

  • The Tea Act

  • The Stamp Act

  • The Townshend Acts


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  • Why did the colonist resist paying the taxes?


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  • They did not have representation in Parliament.


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  • What is Parliament?


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  • England’s law making body - similar to our Congress


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  • How did the colonists protest English taxes?


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  • Boycotts, smuggling, riots


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  • What is a boycott?


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  • Not purchasing an item!


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  • How did boycotts impact

  • A. the colonists

  • B. British Merchants


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  • Colonists may have had a shortage of goods

  • British Merchants had reduced profits – economic hardships


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  • What is a primary source?


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  • Source material closest to the person or event.

  • Created by the people involved or during the time period

  • Examples – diaries, letters, paintings


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  • Who was the primary author of the declaration of Independence?


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  • Thomas Jefferson


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  • What was the primary purpose of the Declaration of Independence?


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  • To give the reasons for separation from England


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  • What was the most common way women helped during the American Revolution?


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  • Managing Farms


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  • What was a loyalist?


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  • Someone who remained loyal to England.


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  • Who were patriots?


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  • A person who vigorously supports their country and is prepared to defend it against enemies or detractors.


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