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The exposure of a land bridge between Asian and present-day Alaska during the last Ice Age resulted in?
Migration to the new world
The exchange of plants and animals from Europe to America and vise versa is known as?
The destruction of the native population of the Americas and the need for plantation labor resulted in?
Slave trade; The Middle Passage
What reasons did colonists have for coming to America?
Money; Land; Religious Freedom; Economic Opportunity; Political Freedom
Servants who signed a contract to work for four to seven years for those who paid their way to the America were known as?
This was one of the first attempts at self-government in the New England Colonies. It was a legal contract in which all agreed to have fair laws to protect the general good?
What was known as the trade of slaves from Africa to the West Indies and English Colonies in exchange for rum, sugar, and molasses?
What movement took place in Europe during the 1700s spreading the idea that reason and logic could improve society?
America's greatest complaint about Great Britain before the Revolution was?
Taxation without Representation
What were the original thirteen colonies?
Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey, Maryland, New York, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Maine, Connecticut, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina
Who was the writer of Common sense, which caused many Americans to desire to fight against the British?
What battle was the turning point of the American Revolution because its victory encouraged France to give us aid?
Battle of Saratoga
Where was the Continental Army's winter camp where many men died due to poor conditions and disease?
What was the last major battle of the American Revolution where the French Navy and American Army with French supporters defeated Britain?
Battle of Yorktown
What was the first system of government in the United States where congress was a single branch of the national government with limited power to protect the liberties of the people?
Articles of Confederation
Why did the Articles of Confederation fail?
No president; states could refuse government; couldn't raise an army; trade disputes; can't collect taxes
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