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  1. Treaty of Paris, 1783
  2. New England Economy
  3. Roger Williams
  4. British Governing Policies of 1770's
  5. George III
  1. a This treaty ended the Revolutionary War, recognized the independence of the American colonies, and granted the colonies the territory from the southern border of Canada to the northern border of Florida, and from the Atlantic coast to the Mississippi River
  2. b A dissenter who clashed with the Massachusetts Puritans over separation of church and state and was banished in 1636, after which he founded the colony of Rhode Island to the south
  3. c English monarch at the time of the revolution. He was the main opposition for the colonies due to his stubborn attitude and unwillingness to hear out colonial requests/grievances.
  4. d Primarily consisted of ship building and fishing
  5. e Parliament passed laws and taxes mainly to regulate and tax the colonies in an effort to raise revenue to help pay off debt from the French and Indian War

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. government under a single ruler, usually a king or queen
  2. Protestant sect in England hoping to "purify" the Anglican church of Roman Catholic traces in practice and organization.
  3. French General who helped Washington during American Revolution and later became important in French Revolution.
  4. phrase given to the shots fired at Lexington and Concord, MA, the first battles between the colonial minutemen and the British in the Revolutionary War
  5. Patrick Henry speech given in 1775 to the Virginia Convention of Delegates. Taken from the papers known as the Virginia Resolves.

5 True/False questions

  1. Proclamation of 1763A proclamation from the British government which forbade British colonists from settling west of the Appalacian Mountains, and which required any settlers already living west of the mountains to move back east.


  2. RoanokeEnglish philosopher who advocated the idea of a "social contract" in which government powers are derived from the consent of the governed and in which the government serves the people; also said people have natural rights to life, liberty and property.


  3. Natural Rightsthe idea that all humans are born with rights, which include the right to life, liberty, and property. First attributed to John Locke. Reinterpreted by Jefferson in the Declaration of Independence.


  4. Thomas JeffersonRevolutionary leader who wrote the pamphlet Common Sense (1776) arguing for American independence from Britain. In England he published The Rights of Man


  5. Tyranta ruler or person who has complete power and uses it in cruel or unjust ways