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Describe the Triangle Trade.
trade route from Europe to Africa to the colonies in North America. Europe traded manufactured goods to Africa and then sent slaves from Africa to the colonies. The colonies sent raw materials and natural resources like indigo, cotton, and sugar to Europe
How did Native Americans and Europeans differ in the view and use of land?
Native Americans saw it as a community resource and no one owned it, they used everything they took from the land because they believed it had a spirit. Europeans viewed land as something to be owned and used for the good of a family or individual.
What is the Bill of Rights and why is it important?
first 10 Amendments that set out individual rights; protects people so the government doesn't have too much power
Which Native American cultural group would LaSalle have met in his explorations?
Plains, Eastern Woodlands & Southeast
Which Native American cultural group would Hernando de Soto have met in his explorations?
Eastern Woodlands & Southeast
Which democratic ideal is evident here: "No State shall enter into any Treaty, Alliance, or Confederation . . . coin Money; [or] emit Bills of Credit."—United States Constitution, Article I, Section 10?
Which democratic ideal is evident here: All bills shall be read three times in each house and shall be signed by the presiding officer of each house before being presented to the Governor. If the Governor approves, the Governor shall sign it and it shall become a law; but if not, the Governor shall return it with objections, together with a veto message stating the reasons for such objections...?
checks & balances
Which democratic ideal is evident here: "Each state retains its sovereignty, freedom, and independence, and every power, jurisdiction, and right, which is not by this Confederation expressly delegated to the United States, in Congress assembled. . . ?
Why are democratic ideals such as separation of powers, checks and balances, and federalism so important to the United States?
they keep the government from having too much power/limits the governments power
Give an example of an economic indicator and how you can use it to predict the economy.
GDP, GNP, consumer confidence and housing market-when they go up, the economy is doing well; unemployment rate & inflation-when they go down, the economy is doing well
What are the 3 geographic regions of North Carolina?
coastal plains, piedmont, mountains
How does the geography affect the economy of the coastal plains region of NC?
fertile soil and flat land led to farming and great location for military bases
How does the geography affect the economy of the piedmont region of NC?
clay soil for pottery; cotton & forests for furniture; rushing rivers to power early factories
How does the geography affect the economy of the mountain region of NC?
rocky soil leads to mining industry; pine trees lead to Christmas tree farming
Why do the number of slaves increase in North Carolina and other Southern colonies during the colonial period?
depended heavily on their labor for plantation farming that their economy relied on
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