5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- naval stores
- promissory note
- staple crop
- melting pot
- triangular trade
- a A three way system of trade during 1600-1800s Africa sent slaves to America, America sent Raw Materials to Europe, and Europe sent Guns and Rum to Africa
- b products used to make or repair ships
- c crops grown for commercial sale, usually produced in a colonial area and sold in europe. Most important crop grown in that area.
- d a written contract with a promise to pay a supplier a specific sum of money at a definite time
- e the mixing of cultures, ideas, and peoples that has changed the American nation. The United States, with its history of immigration, has often been called a melting pot.
5 Multiple choice questions
- number of males per 100 females in a populations.
- Charges that people put on another person that they didnt actually commit because they are mad at you
- Printer, author, inventor, diplomat, statesman, and Founding Father. One of the few Americans who was highly respected in Europe, primarily due to his discoveries in the field of electricity.
- English mathematician and physicist
- A square normally 6 miles on a side. The Land Ordinance of 1785 divided much of the United States into a series of townships.
5 True/False questions
John Peter Zenger → Journalist who questioned the policies of the governor of New York in the 1700's. He was jailed; he sued, and this court case was the basis for our freedom of speech and press. He was found not guilty.
Half-Way Covenant → A Puritan church document; In 1662, the Halfway Covenant allowed partial membership rights to persons not yet converted into the Puritan church; It lessened the difference between the "elect" members of the church from the regular members; Women soon made up a larger portion of Puritan congregations.
headright system → The Virginia Company's system in which settlers and the family members who came with them each received 50 acres of land
natural increase → products used to make or repair ships
Great Awakening → Religious revival in the American colonies of the eighteenth century during which a number of new Protestant churches were established.