The Historical Foundations of American Society and Government. Comparing the Thirteen Colonies 1607-1760. The original settlements in the thirteen British colonies were all located (1) east of the Appalachian Mountains (2) along the Gulf Coast (3) on the Great Plains
(1) east of the Appalachian Mountains
(2) along the Gulf Coast
(3) on the Great Plains
(4) west of the Mississippi River
(1) British laws discouraged tenant farming.
(2) Cotton could only be grown in wetlands.
(3) Southern mountains led to the development
of isolated, self-sufficient farms.
(4) The coastal plain in the South contained large areas of fertile soil.
(1) Raw materials from the colonies were
shipped to England.
(2) England encouraged the colonies to seek
(3) The colonies were required to send
manufactured goods to Europe.
(4) The British opposed the use of slave labor in the colonies.
(1) regulation of trade with Native American
(2) protection of the rights of women
(3) elimination of the power of the upper classes
(4) creation of representative government
commonly transported on
(1) rivers (3) railroads
(2) canals (4) turnpikes
A. Mayflower Compact
B. House of Burgesses
C. New England town meetings
(1) Attempts to Overthrow British Rule
(2) Development of Self-Government in the American Colonies
(3) Establishment of British Parliamentary Control Over the Colonies
(4) Social Reform Movements in the American Colonies
(1) middle colonies’ role as the chief importers of agricultural products
(2) rapid industrialization of the southern
(3) decline of the New England economy
(4) increased importation of enslaved Africans to the Western Hemisphere
conditions discouraged the development of a
plantation economy in the New England
(1) wide coastal plain and absence of good harbors
(2) rocky soil and short growing season
(3) numerous rivers and humid climate
(4) flatlands and lack of forests
(1) freedom of the press
(2) right to bear arms
(3) ban on unreasonable searches
(4) freedom from double jeopardy
(1) cruel and unusual punishment
(3) excessive bail
(4) unreasonable search and seizure
A. Magna Carta
B. House of Burgesses
C. Town meetings
D. John Locke
(1) Ideas of Social Darwinism
(2) Basis of British Mercantilism
(3) Contributions to American Literature
(4) Influences on United States Constitutional Government