Mrs. Adams Chapters 1-4
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The Aztec capital that was more populated than any western European city.
The conqueror of the Aztecs
More than any other technological advantage made European military conquest possible
Cliff dwelling people in the American Southwest
First mariner to sail around the was
The papal decree that divided the Americas between Portugal and Spain was called the
In 1580 what Empire was the greatest empire the world had ever known
Leif Erik`s son
11th century Norse explorer who established Vinland the first European colony in North America
Wiped out one third of Europes population in the 14th century
The first crop produced by African slave labor in the Caribbean was
Roger Williams and a handful of disciples founded
The Puritan idea that God would not punish the whole community for the misdeeds of individuals stemmed from the
The coureurs de bois were French
What is true of slavery in the English colonies?
The Dutch first brought slaves to the Viginia colony in 1619
The predominant motive for Dutch expansion was
Who established a permanent settlement in North America before 1600?
The last of the original thirteen colonies to be founded was
This colony was influenced by Dutch laws and practices well into the eighteenth century
William Penns constitution for Pennsylvania was called the
First Frame of Government
Settlers were attracted to Pennsylvania in large numbers because of
religious toleration and other stuff I don't know
The 1691 charter for the colony of Massachusetts did what?
granted toleration to all Protestants
Colonist in North America reacted to the Glorious Revolution How?
by overthrowing the governors of the Dominion of New England
By the mid 1700s most of the English colonies in North America were
royal colonies with appointed governors and elected assemblies
The large-scale warfare between European settlers and the Indians of New England that began in 1675 was called
After the Glorious Revolution colonists assumed that their governments would be What?
The policy of mercantilism entails all of the following except that colonies should
develop manufacturing to export products to the mother country
The leader of the 1676 Virginia rebellin was
Seventeenth-century philosophers discussed the struggle between
the government and the church
In North America educational opportunites were?
very limited in areas where slavery was predominant
Colonist objected to the Dominion of New England because
it established an autocratic government without an elected assembly
In what British colony was life expectancy the longest
The extended life expectancy and healthiness of the New England population What?
limited opportunities for young men who wanted to hold political office
Which of the following was not stated in the Navigation Act passed in 1651?
Goods from Asia and the East could be imported to America only after passing through England
I would advise finding out about the Navigation Act
Women stood the best chance of inheriting property in?
What was a result of the Salem witchcraft trials
twenty people were executed either by hanging or by crushing
The Great Awakening of the 1740s refers to
a massive religious revival throughout the British empire
The Molasses Act (1733) did what?
place a prohibitive duty on foreign molasses
The region of least economic growth during the eighteenth century was
Georgia was found originally as a refuge for
The most popular revivalist of the Great Awakening was
The right to vote among white males in colonial America was limited by
The religious message of the Great Awakening can best be described as the
idea that a conversion experience was essential to slavation
When the British fought the Spanish and French in the era 1740 to 1763 most slaves and eastern land Indians What?
sympathized with Spain and France
After about 1700 the status of women in New England What?
The economy of the New England colonies depended on What?
shipbuilding, whaling, and trade with the French West Indies
The Enlightenment What?
Rejected religious fanaticism in favor of rational knowledge
The religious revivals of the 1740s through 1770s What?
Increased the size and strength of the Baptist, Methodist, and Presbyterian churches
The largest slave revolt in the history of the thirteen colonies was called the
The Albany Congress refers to
The attempt to unite the British mainland colonies into a federation