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Name a resource that caused conflict between Native Americans and European countries.
Motivation for French exploration and colonies
Expansion of fur trade
Motivation for Spanish exploration and colonies
Gold, God, Glory
Motivation for English exploration and colonies
Economic and religious freedom
In the colonies, who had the right to vote?
White male land owners
According to the theory of mercantilism, the principal purpose of the thirteen original colonies was to provide Great Britain with _______
Raw materials and a market for manufactured goods
Early European explorers who came to the New World were looking for a passage through America in order to establish trade in Asia. Name the trade route ________________________________
Although Puritans left England seeking religious freedom, they did not have 1._____________ for other 2. __________________ in Massachusetts.
Seeking gold and other resources is an example of ___________________ choices.
Why did the first people to settle in North America give the name "Indians" to Native Americans?
They thought they had arrived in "India"
Southern Colonies Cash Crops (4)
tobacco, rice, indigo, cotton
Profit is the surplus of money left over after all expenses have been deducted. Identify the economic choice made by many agricultural colonies to increase profits for themselves and the mother country.
Importing slaves to mine resources and harvest cash crops.
Identify African customs that have influenced us today
Jazz music, foods, children's nursery tales
Why were more Africans enslaved in the South than in the North:
Fertile soil and warm climate that led to a need of physical labor agriculture
In the 1700s, what caused tension between the French and British in North America?
The British began to claim land and resources along the Ohio River Valley.
Identify a primary reason colonies in New England were founded
Religious (freedom) reasons
The Geography of New England lead farmers to practice subsistence farmer. Describe the geography of this region.
The Thin rocky soil with long winters and short growing seasons
What word(s) best describes the population of the Middle colonies?
Diverse and religious tolerant
By 1763, what were the major European powers in America?
Spain and England
During the wars between France and Great Britain, Native Americans often helped the French by...
They helped the French raid British settlements
Define representative government
People would elect delegates to make laws and conduct government.
Identify the territory that was at the center of the French and Indian War.
Ohio River Valley
What was the purpose of the Proclamation of 1763?
Control colonists by keeping them east of the Appalachian mountains.
Identify the French Territory ceded to the Spanish during the Treaty of Paris.
What were slave codes and identify 2 laws found in them?
Slave codes are rules governing the behavior and punishment of enslaved people. Illegal to educate slaves and slaves could not leave plantations without permission
Which of the following documents demonstrated the importance of written law in the American Identity?
Magna Carta (1215)
Competition for control of territory and resources in North America led to conflicts among colonizing powers. Identify the rivals, allies, land and resources involved in the conflict known as the French and Indian War.
Rivals: French VS. British
Allies: French and Indians
Land: Claims in the Ohio River Valley (British were trying to take from the French)Resources: Land, Fur in Ohio River Valley
Check the primary sources that support your claim that between 1600 - 1760 American colonies had representative government.
1. Textbook 1995
2. Mayflower Compact 1620
3. Painting of town meeting 1820
4. Fundamental Orders of Connecticut 1639
5. London Article summarizing interviews with colonist 1735
6. Journal kept by the wife of a County Official 1710
2. 4. 6.
Explain why land and freedom of religion were motivating factors for English Colonization
Land and freedom of religion were motivating factors for English Colonization because they wanted to be able to express their religion freely without persecution. They wanted more land because they were over populated and it provided more wealth and resources.
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