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The plymouth colony was established in 1630.
Which of the following is NOT on of the requirements that must be in place for a country to go exploring? A. Must have treaties with India and China B. Must have no foreign wars C. Must have money to build ships D. Must have peace at home
A. Treaties with India and China
King Philip's War was led by which Native American leader?
What was the view Native Americans held about land?
Land cannot be owned by anyone
The Great Migration, a wave of 1000 colonial settlers, came to which colony?
Which British colony was the first colony to start selling slaves?
Which of the following is NOT on the Columbian Exchange as a product of North America that traveled to Europe, Africa, and Asia? A. Tomato B. Banana C. Cocoa D. Peanut
John Smith was the first governor of?
The House of Burgesses was the colonial legislature of?
King Philip's War happened in?
The final battle that ended the Revolutionary War was the?
Battle of Yorktown
The Tea Act was?
A tax on English tea sold in the colonies to help the English tea company become more profitable
What was the impact of General Washington losing the Battle of Brooklyn Heights/NYC?
Many of the Continental Army troops felt that the army could never beat the British and began to desert and go home
What is the importance of Washington's victories at Trenton & Princeton?
Gave proof that the Continental Army could win and encouraged men that had earlier deserted
Shay's Rebellion in Massachusetts was all about?
Citizens having to pay state taxes in hard currency of gold/silver but businesses having to be paid by customers with worthless paper money
When the colonials were shouting "no taxation without representation" what did they mean?
The colonies felt that since the colonial citizens didn't take part in elections to British Parliament they had no voice
The reason why the Articles of Confederation was not fixed, and a new govt document was written instead, was because?
In order to fix the Articles all 13 states had to present at every meeting and all states never came
What did the author mean when he wrote the phrase about the "summer soldier and sunshine partiot" in The Crisis?
Men who join the Army when things are going easy, but who desert when things get tough are not what the military needed
Which of the following is accurate for the Battles of Lexington and Concord?
The british troops encountered minutemen on their way to concord and someone opened fire and the war started
The importance of the Battle of Saratoga was that?
Washington's victory proved to France and Dutch that the colonies would make good allies in the was against Britain and France and the Netherlands gave aid to America
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