5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- the 3 major foreign countries who came to America's aid in terms of national support
- Thomas Paine
- How did Adams' handle the XYZ affair?
- Who were the major conquistadors of the Spanish explorers, and what people and rulers did they conquer?
- What is Mercantilism? Cash Crop? An Apprentice?
- a France,Spain,Holand
- b Hernan Cortez conqured the Atzecs, and Francisco Pizarro conqured the incas
- c he wrote the pamphlet Common Sense (1776) arguing for American independence from Britain.
- d he kept the u.s nuetral and out of conflict
- e economic theory where a country's wealth is measured by gold and silver (exporting greater than imports), A crop that is grown to be sold for money instead of being used for personal needs, someone who learns trade from a master crafts person
5 Multiple choice questions
- the french were good to the indians so that they could develop a fur trade, but the spanish made the indians their slaves and were very mean to them
- The first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution, added after the Constitution was ratified, in order to protect individuals from a strong central goverment
- Queen Elizabeth
- raw materials (cotton, tobacco, rum) from America to Europe, manufactured goods from Europe to Africa, slaves from Africa to the Americas
- An elderly but feisty farmer in Salem, famous for his tendency to file lawsuits. His wife, Martha, is accused of witchcraft, and he himself is eventually held in con-tempt of court and pressed to death with large stones and his last words are "more weight"
5 True/False questions
What were the problems of the Articles of Confederation? What success did it have? → Gave all powers to the states; No central authority; Messed up economy; No central government; Had to ask states for permission to tax and take money. It got us through the revolution
William Pitt on the French → "I would have been content to bring France to her knees, now I will not rest until I have laid her on her back."
How was the French and Indian War part of a longer conflict? → the war put England in debt so they taxed the Americas
Who was at the Constitutional Convention? Who famously wasn't? → Lief Ericsson and the Vikings
What are the lengths of terms of office for President, Senator, Representative, and Supreme Court Judge? → the northwest passage