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CLEP U.S History 1 Practice Test 1
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Terms in this set (203)
In general, Native American groups prior to contact with Europeans:
had adapted to a variety of geographic and climate conditions.
Jay's Treatyended the continuing British presence in the Ohio Valley
ended the continuing British presence in the Ohio Valley
Factors in the success of the Spanish in conquering Native American peoples? (4)
1) exploitation of rivalries among native peoples.
2) firearms and horses
3) focus of other European nations on their own internal political and religious issues
4) Native Americans' lack of immunity to European diseases
Reasons the English were interested in colonization (4)
1) New Markets
2) NW passage to Asia for supply ships
3) Base to attack spanish ships traveling to spain.
4). Religious Rivalry - England wanted protestant empire in americas
A direct result of the dumping of precious metals from the Americas into European markets? (4)
1) The Commercial revolution.
2) Widespread Inflation
3) Lower standard of living for most Europeans.
4) Increased Profits for Merchants
based on a set of religious, political, and social values.
The first published poet in the North American colonies
William Penn called his colony a "Holy Experiment" because he
wanted to establish a self-governing colony with political and religious freedom
The Bodies of Liberty, the first set of laws in the English colonies, was passed by the
Massachusetts General Court
Life in the English Colonies (5)
1) Large Families
2) Women crucial in home but limited opp outside.
3) Open immigration policies.
4) Colonial culture similar to England.
5) Many Colleges (Harvard, Yale)
Fight between colonists and Native Americans?
King Philip's War
Rebellion of frontiersmen against the governor and House of Burgesses in the Virginia colony.
Rebellion on the frontier in the early days of the new United States
Uprising of slaves in South Carolina and Georgia in 1739
Fought in Florida between Seminole and the U.S. Army
First Seminole War
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