5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Valley Forge
- George III
- Mayflower Compact
- Tobacco Plantations
- John Adams
- a Large estates of land in Virginia and the southern colonies that grew tobaco, the crop with the largest net profit. Slaves were used to work the land on which tobacco was grown.
- b Lawyer who defended British soldiers in the Boston Massacre trial. He believed in "innocent until proven guilty." In spite of these actions, he supported colonial independence. Would become the 2nd president of the U.S.
- c Place where Washington's army spent the winter of 1777-1778, a 4th of troops died here from disease and malnutriton. Baron von Steuben arrives in camp and trains troops.
- d 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.
- e 1620 - The first agreement for self-government in America. It was signed by the 41 men on the Mayflower and set up a government for the Plymouth colony.
5 Multiple choice questions
- quote often used that reflected the colonists' belief that they should not be taxed because they had no direct representatives in Parliament
- Founder of the Sons of Liberty and one of the most vocal patriots for independence; signed the Declaration of Independence
- a person who supported the British cause in the American Revolution; a loyalist
- Established in 1587. Called the Lost Colony. It was financed by Sir Walter Raleigh, and its leader in the New World was John White. All the settlers disappeared, and historians still don't know what became of them.
- Required the colonials to provide food, lodging, and supplies for the British troops in the colonies.
5 True/False questions
Treaty of Paris, 1783 → Search warrants issued by the British government. They allowed officials to search houses and ships for smuggled goods, and to enlist colonials to help them search. The writs could be used anywhere, anytime, as often as desired. The officials did not need to prove that there was reasonable cause to believe that the person subject to the search had committed a crime or might have possession of contraband before getting a writ or searching a house. The writs were protested by the colonies.
Battle of Yorktown → Place where Washington's army spent the winter of 1777-1778, a 4th of troops died here from disease and malnutriton. Baron von Steuben arrives in camp and trains troops.
Salutary Neglect → An English policy of not strictly enforcing laws in its colonies
Mercantilism → an economic policy under which nations sought to increase their wealth and power by obtaining large amounts of gold and silver and by selling more goods than they bought
Baron von Steuben → a pamphlet written by Thomas Paine that criticized monarchies and convinced many American colonists of the need to break away from Britain