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The English wanted to support the mercantilism in the colonies to help generate wealth and stimulate the economy. To promote english goods, english ships, and english ports, Parliament passed the....
Massachusetts refused to pay the Revenue tax causing their charter to be revoked and the Dominion of New England to be created. Who became the governor of this Dominion?
This general was sent to New York by Lord North in order to begin the British strategy of seizing control of the hudson river valley thereby isolating the radical patriots.
George Washington led the battle of Trenton which was a surprise attack on the British Army on Christmas in 1776. Which state did this take place?
The untrained continental Army was composed of all of the following except...
In 1777, lord George Germain launches a three-pronged campaign to isolate New England. Which leader was to attack from the west with the aid of the iroquois Indians.
Barry St. Leger
Burgonyes troops had advanced quickly, taking Fort Ticonderoga but were eventually isolated by the Continental Army who cut off the British supply lines and fell trees, blocking path. The Continental Army eventually caused Burgoynes army to surrender. What conflict is described above?
While Washington army was struggling through the winter at valley forge, this man was determined to raise the readiness of the American Army-began drill systems, encouraged officers to become more professional-so when the army engaged in 1778, they were better discipline.
Baron von Steuben
It is thought that without the alliance with France, America would not have won their independence. Besides outlining monetary and military help, the Treaty Alliance of 1778 specified...
that once France entered the war, no peace treaty would be signed without the other party.
With the majority the fighting now focused in the south and the threat of a triangular war this declared that nay slave who deserved a rebel master would receive protection, freedom, and even land from great Britain.
This man was a republican-minded European aristocrat and long term supporter of the american cause. With his arrival, the tide of war changes in the Americans favor.
Marquis de Lafayette
General Francis "Swamp Fox" Marion led small but fierce battles in the south and was the pioneer of what style of warfare?
After being surrounded by the continental army by land and by the french fleet in the bay cornwallis surrender at Yorktown in what year?
In september 1783, the Treaty of paris was signed which recognized American independence from britain. Which group was left out of the negotiations?
The treaty of versailles which was signed simultaneously with the treaty of paris made peace amongst Britain, France, and spain. Which of the following was not a concession of war ?
France gained control of the Canadian territory
In 1776, john adams wrote thoughts on government which discussed the need of a republican government. Which of the following was not included in this document?
the call for and executive department divided into cabinets to balance the power of the federal government.
The article of confederation were created in November 1777 which formed a loose union. Which of the following is not significant power listed in the articles?
States had the power to make treaties
Since congress could not raise taxes, they had to find another way to raise money. They did this by selling land within new territories. Which of the following mandates were not included in the northwest ordinance of 1787?
a rectangular grid system at $1 and acre
the riot act was created to put down this rebellion which began when wealthy bondholders increased taxes while still demanding the people to pay their debt.
After debating for a month, the delegates of Philadelphia convention decided to base their new plan on government off of James Madison Virginia plan which differed from the articles in three crucial respects. Which of the following was one of those three respects?
proposed a three-tier election system
the great compromise saw the delegates solving the central problem of representatives of the dates. They proposed that the national legislature's upper chamber (senate) have______ members from each state, while seats in the lower chamber (house of reps) would be population based.
to solve the debate regarding slaves and their roles in the election, the delegates compromised by making each slave count as___ a person for purpose of representation. This pleased southern delegates and subdued the antislavery delegates.
The Dominion of New England created great turmoil causing many colonies to rebel. Which of the following was NOT a colony that rebelled agaisnt the Dominion of New England?
This was the agricultural and commercial order that produced sugar, tobacco, rice, and other tropical and subtropical products as well as a means of exchange between the colonies, West Indies, and Europe.
South Atlantic System
In 1739, there was the largest slave uprising in the mainland colonies which ended in 44 slaves killed and a cut in slave imports and tightened plantation discipline. Where did this uprising occur?
When the new colony of Georgia was created in 1732, conflicts arose between the Spanish and the English which cultivated into this event.
Governor Dinwiddie sent an expedition into the Ohio River Valley to reassert British claims. This was in response to...
French development of forts in the valley
After Tanaghrisson killed a French officer and Washington's expedition party was defeated, which of the following groups called for war agaisnt the French?
Colonial Assembly and British Expansionists
The territorial acquisitions of Britain were alarming to the native people from New York to the Mississippi, who disapproved of thousands of settlers moving west. This led to the uprising in Detroit led by...
This document confirmed Indian control of the Ohio River Valley region and declared it off-limits to colonial settlement
Royal Proclamation of 1763
The South Carolina Regulators demanded that the eastern-controlled government provide western distrcits with all of the following except...
In 1766 the radical Regulator movement began in North Carolina. After clearly defying government authority, this man sent British troops to squash the Regulator force.
The South Carolina assembly and the Regulators came to a compromise in 1767. While it was clear that the backcountry interests were being supported this group was now being alienated.
In 1763, the Paxton Boys massacred 20 peaceful Indians and were put on trial. Even though they were acquitted, it became clear to the backcountry farmers that the Pennsylvania government...
Supported Indians and neglected interests of backcountry farmers
The Wyoming Valley in New York was a highly contested region with many groups claiming to control the area. Which of the following groups did NOT have a claim to the region?
Which of the following colonies was NOT part of the "breadbasket" in North America?
The French and Indian War became the Seven Years' War when the conflict spread to Europe. We see an end to the fighting with the Treaty of Paris. Which of the following was NOT a concession of the war?
Nova Scotia was retained by the French
William Pitt and Lord Halifax convinced Henry Pelham, the Prime Minister, that an American War was necessary to protect British interest. These two men represented which of the following groups?
During the Albany Congress in New York, Benjamin Franklin proposed a Plan of Union which would have developed a Continental Assembly that would be responsible for all of the following except...
The French and Indian War began because of land disputes within the Ohio River Valley. Which of the following groups DID NOT have land claims?
After Tanagrhisson killed a French officer and Washington's expedition party was defeated, which of the following groups called for war against the French?
Colonial Assembly and British Expansionists
This Act was passed in 1789 which made conspiracies of revolt agaisnt the government illegal.
The Sedition Act
The Treaty of Greenville in 1795 was a peace between these two groups of people
Americans & Indians
After the Jay treaty was passed by Congress, the French retaliated with the X, Y, Z Affair which led to this event.
Jay's Treaty was negotiated between the British after...
The British attacked American merchant ships
Washington was elected in Feb. of this year
Which of the following was NOT an aspect of Hamilton's economic plan?
Salary of Congressmen
Which of the following was NOT a department created by Washington after his inauguration?
Department of Education
The Constitution was finally ratified in this year
The Articles of Confederation were written in this year
In the 1700's there was a lack of currency which created conflict. The solution was land banks which...
Lent paper money to farmers who pledged their property as collateral
The rise of self government in the colonies was due to this theory as royal bureaucrats relaxed their supervision of internal colonial affairs.
This group came up with two bold moves. First, they developed a name for themselves and secondly, they campaigned by promoting their strong centralized government ideals in pamphlets and newspapers.
After much debate the states, the Constitution was ratified by 9 of the 13 states only when what change was made?
Addition of individual rights
Texas sought admission into the union after winning their independence from Mexico in 1836 but it takes the election
He won the election of 1796
The election of the "midnight judges" led to this supreme court case
Marbury v. Madison
After word of open rebellion in Utah this president sent troops to Utah and replaced Brigham Young with a non-mormon governor.
The election of 1860 saw Abraham Lincoln becoming the next President of the United States. Which southern state was the first to succeed because of this election?
The bombardment of this fort led to a declaration of war for both the North and the South.
He was president of the Confederate States of America.
He becomes president through the "corrupt bargain" in the election of 1824
John Quincy Adams
He was president when the "spoils system" dominated the appointment of cabinet members.
This 1832 Supreme Court case fought against the Indian Removal Act of 1830
Worcester v. Georgia
This area became "Indian Territory" after the Trail of Tears
The main goal of the Gadsden Purchase was to...
Buy flat land so they could build the transcontinetal railroad
The Bank of the United States ceased to exist after...
Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna was a Mexican ex-general and dictator. What was his role in the Mexican-American War?
Mexican double agent
Lincoln was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth while attending a play at Ford's Theater. Who then became President on April 15th, 1865?
With Lincoln's plan for reconstruction, it was required that 10% of the voting population swore an oath of allegiance. Next, the states had to...
Rewrite their consitution
Johnson was nearly impeached for violating this act which sought to protect prominent Republicans in the Johnson administration by forbidding their removal with congressional consent.
Tenure of Office Act
Johnson preferred a stronger state government in relation to the federal government and believed in this which stated that the federal government should stay out of the economic and social affairs of its people.
During this slave's court case, it was determined that the Missouri Compromise and Compromise of 1850 were unconstitutional.
The first Confiscation Act allowed Union troops to...
Allowed seizure and capture of any slave directly by the confederate military
This document freed all slaves residing in the rebel states. It also encouraged the federal government to use blacks within the military and war front.
Lee surrenders to Grant after a short battle here.
Appomatax court house
He left Atlanta and laid waste to Georgia farms until reaching Savannah where he then turned north to increase pressure on Lee's army.
This added 1.2 million square miles of territory to the US and Mexico and finally acknowledged the annexation of Texas as well as US control between the Rio Grande and Nueces River.
Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
This man modified Henry Clay's original compromise into five separate bills which were all passed by Congress to become law.
Stephen A. Douglas
Which of the following was NOT one of the three intellectual traditions Patriot leaders used to promote the resistance in constitutional terms?
He was the general was the general of the confederacy, commanding great generals like Stonewall Jackson and JEB Stuart.
Robert E. Lee
After the passage of the Stamp Act, disciplined mobs demanded the resignation of the stamp-tax collectors. Which group led the charge in Boston?
Sons of Liberty
What was listed in the Compromise of 1850?
-Statehood to California
-DC can have slaves, but no trading
-Fugitive slave laws enacted
This battle led by General Grant gave the Union control of the Mississippi river.
This was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War but caused Lee to turn and retreat towards Richmond.
The Stamp Act Congress of 1765 met in New York and was composed of delegates from nine assemblies and protested the...
loss of American rights and liberties
He led the Union to victory in the Western Theater. defeating the Confederates at Chattanooga which gave the Union access to Georgia.
Ulysses S. Grant
He was replaced by Ambrose Burnside after disobeying Lincolns instructions to abandon Virginia and retreat.
This document was used to fashion a centralized imperial system in American where British officials would govern the colonies with little regard for the local assemblies.
Doctrine of Parliamentary Supremacy
This act required a tax on all printed items, from college diplomas, court documents, land titles, and contracts to newspapers, almanacs, and playing cards.
Stamp Act of 1765
The need for far-reaching imperial reform came in the form of the Currency and Sugar Acts of 1764 created by this parliamentary leader.
Which methods were used to raise revenue by both the North and South
War bonds, taxes, and paper money
The Adams-Onis Treaty was signed in 1819 after this event.
The invasion of Spanish Florida
This state asked for statehood in Feb. 1819 causing a discussion of slavery in state to begin in congress
This act replaced the widely ignored Molasses Act of 1733 and lessened the duty ion molasses but also tightened customs enforcement so that the tax could actually be collected.
Sugar Act of 1764
The Mexican-American War began only after Mexican troops crossed this river and attacked American troops on US soil.
The National Republicans of the early 1800s would later become this influential party.
This represented a substantial reduction of the high Whig-backed Tariff of 1842. It set tariff rates independent of the monetary value of the product.
1846 Walker Tariff
The War of 1812 saw fighting between these groups of people
British and Indians and Americans
This act banned the American colonies from using paper money as legal tender and ensured that merchants would no longer be paid in money printed in the colonies, boosting their profits and British wealth.
Currency Act of 1764
The Tea Act of May 1773 provided financial relief for this royally chartered private corporation that served as an aide for British imperialism.
East India Company
Which of the following was NOT a consequence of the Boston Tea Party or a part of the Coercive Acts?
During this conflict, minutemen confronted British troops in order to stop them from capturing the Patriot leaders and supplies. As the British retreated, neighboring Boston towns repeatedly ambushed them leaving 73 British dead and many more wounded.
Lexington and Concord
During the Second Continental Congress, moderates won approval to send this petition to George 111 expressing loyalty to the King and asking for a repeal of oppressive parliamentary legislation.
Declaration of the Causes and Necessities of Taking Up Arms
With fighting breaking out in the South, this promised freedom to black slaves and white indentured servants who joined the Loyalists cause.
This document was sent by Congress to George 111 in 1775 which pleaded with the king to negotiate. The Americans hoped to end the fighting.
Olive Branch Petition
Common Sense was a pamphlet which called for independence and a republican form of government while also assaulting the traditional monarchical order. Using stirring language that the average man could relate to, he rallied the people behind his cause.
When was the Declaration of Independence approved by Congress?
July 4, 1776
The delegates fro each region present at the Continental Congress advocated for certain steps to be taken towards Britain. Which group advocated for a new economic boycott against British goods?
Twelve mainland colonies sent representatives to the Continental Congress which was held in which city?
This man became Prime Minister in early 1770 and persuaded Parliament to repeal most of the Townshend duties but retained the tax on tea as a symbol of Parliament's supremacy.
The English wanted to support the mercantilism in the colonies to help generate wealth and stimulate the economy. To promote English goods, English ships, and English ports. Parliament passed the....
Which of the following taxes were "acceptable" to Americans because they were duties on trade which had long been mandated by the Navigation Acts?
Massachusetts refused to play the Revenue tac causing their charter to be revoked and the Dominion of New England to be created. Who became the governor of this Dominion?
This parliamentary leader was left in charge when William Pitt fell ill and who sought restrictions on the colonial assemblies while also strongly supporting the Stamp Act.
This act was created to enforce the collection of trade duties and led to the Royal Navy seizing American vessels carrying food crops from the mainland to the French West Indies.
Revenue Act of 1764
Texas became a state in what year?
who's house got ransacked after the stamp act?
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