French Canada and Acadia
The British controlled this territory as a result of the French and Indian War.
Collecting animal pelts
One of the jobs of a Long Hunter.
Virginia and North Carolina
The first settlers who came into Tennessee were from these colonies.
Articles of the Watauga Association
This represented the first constitution by a free people in America.
Treaty of Sycamore Shoals
The Cherokee leaders did NOT support this treaty.
Settlers in the Tennessee country were with the colonists during this war.
Supported the British during the Revolutionary War.
Tennessee volunteers played a major role in the victory here.
1783 Treaty of Paris
This treaty ended the Revolutionary War with the British recognizing the independence of the American colonies.
Tried to settle disputes between the Native Americans and the settlers peaceably and opposed the Transylvania Purchase.
William and Lydia Bean
First to settle the Watauga River area.
Document setting up the framework of government
Leader of the British forces at the battle of King's Mountain.
Fighting or harassment by small, independent groups.
Early leader of the Watauga settlement.
Men who traveled great distances to hunt game.
A military force made up of citizen volunteers.
Land west of the Appalachians in present-day Tennessee.
Tennessee's first town.
Cherokee Beloved Woman.
Government subdivision named for the commander-in-chief of American forces.
Reasons why people crossed the mountains to settle in Tennessee
-Settlers were angry with their political leaders.
-There was available, fertile land.
-There was overcrowding in the colonies.
-Settlers had problems with the law.
Area opened for settlement after the Transylvania's Land Company purchased Tennessee.
Reason why the Cherokee did not remain neutral during the Revolutionary War
The Cherokee saw the war as an opportunity to regain land that the settlers had taken from them.
Why the colonists' victory at King's Mountain was so important
The victory greatly encouraged the Americans of the area and forced General Cornwallis to give up his campaign in North Carolina.