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a surplus of food
what was needed before cities & complesx civilizations could develop in the americas?
by controlling trade
how did songai, benin, & kongo gain power?
spain & portugal
what 2 countries sighed the treaty of tordesillas?
who took control of the holy land after the crusades?
access to north america was not possible on foot
why did early migration to america from asia end about 10,000 years ago?
when value of exports is greater than imports
according to mercantilism, when does a county have a favorable balance of trade?
a desire for self-government
what did colonies develop as a result of britains policy of salutary neglect?
sea journey undertaken by slave-ships from west africa to west indies
what is the middle passage?
the use of reason & the scientific methods means of obtaining knowledge
what did the enlightenment emphasize ?
which side did natuve americans fight on during the French & Indian war?
southern economy depended on a larger number of firls laborers
what was the main reason that there were more slaves in the south than in the north during the 1700s?
there were high taxes & forced them to sell property
why did farmers protest during shay's rebellion?
states would have equal representation in one house of the leg. & rep. based on pop.
what was the great compromise an agreement about?
chech & balances
what is The system that maintains the separation of powers among the branches of government
what group supported a Bill of Rights to the Constitution
alexander hamilton, james madison, john jay
who were the three authors of the federalist
what person was called around to actually draft constitution
battle of lexington
which event had the 1st fighting between redcoats & minutemen
Who wrote the pamphlet common sense
which European country supported the American colonies during the revolutionary war
The Treaty of Paris
what event confirmed American independence and set foundries of the new nation
which incident did Crispus attuks Play a role
we can put in protest and second Continental Congress
how did colonist react to the intolerable ask
whose concepts did jefferson draw upon as he drafted the dec. of ind.
Who did the Continental Army during the revolutionary war
A tax protest in the US beginning in 1791
what was the whiskey rebellion
The doctrine under legislative and executive actions are subject to review by the judiciary
what is judicial review and what Supreme Court case was it affirmed
people who remain loyal to the British during the American revolution
according to the declaration of independence where does a government power come from
British lost two times as many troops as the patriots
why was the battle of Bunker Hill considered a patriot victory
June 21, 1788
what year did the constitution go into effect
they removed anyone who isn't doing their job
how does legislative branch check the power of the judicial branch
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