Basic economic theory that requires a country to export more than it imports.
Set of Parliamentary laws that restricted colonial trade and directed it to the benefit of Britain.
The Navigation Acts
A term for products, such as tobacco, that could be shipped only to England and not to other foreign countries.
British government theory that Parliament spoke for all British subjects, including Americans, even if they did not vote.
Area of land that saw some fierce competition between the French and the English colonists.
The Ohio River Valley
The larger European struggle that the French and Indian War was a part of.
The Seven Years' War
The treaty that ended the French and Indian War.
The Treaty of Paris
The year in which the treaty (of Paris) was signed
He led the American troops in the French and Indian War.
The Native American Confederacy that banded with the French during the French and Indian War.
This act stated that no settlers could move past the Appalachian mountains.
Proclamation of 1763
Product taxed, under the Townshend Acts, that generated the greatest colonial resistance
Underground network of communication and propaganda organized by the colonies
The committees of correspondence
Legislation that required a tax on printed documents
The Stamp Act
The group led by John Adams that issued a declaration of rights and led a boycott of British goods.
The Continental Congress
Legislation that required colonists to house and feed British troops.
Passed as punishment for the Boston Tea Party, it included the Boston Port Act
The event organized by disguised Mohawks to protest a tax
The Boston Tea Party
Male and female organizations that encouraged the boycott of British goods
The Sons and Daughters of Liberty
The first African American to die for the cause of independence
An inflammatory pamphlet that demanded independence and heaped scorn on the brute of Great Britain
The document that provided an explanation and justification for independence
The Declaration of Independence.
Called for a firm league of friendship between the 13 states
The Articles of Confederation
Called for representation in the legislative branch to be based on a state's population
The Virginia Plan/Large State Plan
The first ten amendments to the Constitution
The Bill of Rights
Called for representation in the legislative branch to be equal for all states
New Jersey/Small States Plan
Offered to the King before the Declaration of Independence
The Olive Branch Petition
A series of articles written in favor of the Constitution
This called for freedom of the press, speech, religion, petition, and assembly
The First Amendment
This set up a new plan for the orderly admittance of new territories into the US
The Navigation Acts passed between 1660 and 1696
Defined the role colonies would play within the future British Empire.
Religious revivalism appealed to many in New England in the 1730s because
Young people from poorer families were unhappy with the economic future they faced.
William Pitt's policies leading to the ultimate British victory in the Seven Years' War included all of the following EXCEPT
Drafting of large amounts of colonists who became the core of British forces in North America.
The Indian people of the Ohio Valley
Hoped for a stalemate in the Seven Years' War.
In the treaty of Paris ending the French and Indian War
The French lost their North American empire to the British.
The Royal Proclamation of 1763
Set aside an area west of the Appalachians as "Indian Country".
The primary weapons that colonial opponents of the various revenue acts used to force their repeal was
Nonimportation and non consumption.
The law that provoked the Boston Tea Party
Actually lowered the price of tea.
The Declaration and Resolves passed at the Continental Congress in 1774 committed the colonies to
Economic sanctions prohibiting importation and consumption of British goods and export of colonial goods to other parts of the empire.
The Quebec Act covered an area that extended as far south as
British West Florida.
Which of the following is NOT true of American men who fought in the Revolution?
Patriot militia were the most important group in winning battles
Which of the following is not one of provisions of the Treaty of Paris in 1783?
Loyalists would not be compensated for their loss of land
The Congress under the Articles of Confederation did not have the authority to:
Tax citizens directly
The type of state governments established in New York, MD, and Penn after the Revolution indicated
Balance of political power between conservative and democratic elements.
Approval of the Great Compromise at the Philadelphia Constitutional Convention guaranteed
representation based on population in the House and by state in the Senate.
Under the provisions of the Virginia Plan
a bicameral legislature would be organized according to state population.