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Who was the best known missionary to the Indians?
Who led the Green mountain Boys to capture Fort Ticonderoga
Who was the first secretary of state of the United States
Who wrote the famous pamphlet Common Sense
What type of government did the Articles of Confederation establish
Which branch of government interprets the laws
What colony set a precedent of religious freedom
What English monarch broke with the Roman Catholic Church, beginning the English Reformation
What established the first town school system in America
Old Deluder Satan Act
What country did the Pinckney Treaty negotiate with over the Florida border dispute
City of brotherly love
The first capital of the US under the constitution
New York City
first permanent European settlement
established the House of Burgesses
first permanent French settlement
The US was founded as a
The famous sermon "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God was given by
Pennsylvania was founded as a haven for the
The ____________________ colonies were known as the bread colonies.
The ________________ revived interest in trade with the East
Who helped introduce the smallpox vaccine.
Alexander Hamilton and the Federalist stood for what type of construction of the Constitution
The Magna Carta prepared _____________________ for limited government
English victory of this war established English tradition and liberty in North America
French and Indian
The colonies successful economy was mostly due to their ________________________ system
The shot heard round the world
The turning point
1777-1778 winter camp of the Continental army
the first major battle
patriot victory which ended the war
captured Hessians on Christmas night
Why is the free enterprise system a better economic system than the common store system?
The common store system promotes dependability, but the free enterprise system promotes responsibility.
How did the Great Awakening affect American History
it prepared the hearts of the colonists for religious and political freedom
Why did the colonists fight the War for Independence?
The colonists realized that their political and religious freedom where under attack.
How did the Constitution try to guard against mans sinful nature
The constitution called for three branches of government of separate but equal powers, providing a check and balance
What is the purpose of the government as listed dint he US Constitution
the government is to protect the life and property fo the people.
Wrote of Plymouth Plantation
French aide to George Washington
Marquis de Lafayette
first governor of the Plymouth colony
discovered the Pacific Ocean
founder of Philadelphia Academy
founded Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Count von Zinzendorf
first secretary of treasury
discovered the Mississippi River
Hernando de Soto
What act of Parliament levied a tax on all legal documents in the colonies
Who was the American traitor that helped the British during the War for Independence
Who published Poor Richards Almanac
What is the name of the Presidents advisers
What type of colonies was under direct authority of the king
What are the first ten amendments to the constitution called
Bill of Rights
What famous naval hero shouted, "I have not yet begun to fight!"
John Paul Jones
What was the name of the most widely read textbook in the colonial America
New England Primer
During the Constitutional Convention, what plan combined the Virginia and New Jersey plans, calling or a bicameral legislature?
Connecticut or Great Compromise
What incident in the Virginia colony indicated that the colonists expected the governments protection?
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