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US history unit 1
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What was the economic theory that encouraged European countries to collect as much gold and silver and have a favorable balance of trade of more exports than imports
True or False. Mercantillists believed that overseas colonies were especially useful for their precious metals, raw materials, such as tobacco, sugar, indigo, rice and timber
What was the 1st permanent English settlement?
Describe the geography of the 1st English colony
swampy, marshy, and filled with mosquitoes
List the 5 southern colonies
Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia
List the 4 New England Colonies
Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Connecticut
List the 4 Mid-Atlantic Colonies.
New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Pennsylvania
What cash crop allowed some colonist to prosper? Who was the colonists responsible?
Tabacco- John Rifle- VA
Respresenative assembly of Va?
House of Burgesses
Which religious group founded the colony of Plymouth? Why?
Pilgrims/Separatists, for religious freedom
What was the religious group called that wanted to "purify" the Church of England ?
Puritans encouraged and tolerated worship and participation of different religious faiths
Who was the Massachusetts minister that was expelled from the colony and founded the colony of Rhode Island as a place of religious freedom?
What was the journey that slaves made from the coast of Africa across the Atlantic Ocean to America
Describe geography of the New England colonies
rocky soil and short growing season
Explain the economic development of the New England colonies
cut trees, shipbuilding
What were examples of trade between places in the Triangular Trade
sugar, tabacoo, flour, indigo, lumber, and rum
What was the term for a person who signed a contract with a sponsor who paid for their expenses in America in exchange for years of work?
Which country controlled most of the Mid-Atlantic colonies
What was the name of the legislative assemblies of the Massachusetts colony?
What was the religious movement that wanted people to put all their faith in Jesus Christ to find salvation, led people to think for themselves, and questioned the authority of church officials and ministers
The Great Awakening
Who was one preacher that spread the message of the Great awakening in his sermons?
What 2 countries fought in the French and Indian War?
France V.S Great Britain
What was the main cause of the French and Indian War?
fighting over land
What treaty ended this war?
The treaty of Paris 1763, resulted in a lot of land
What was the purpose of the Proclamation Line 1763? Why?
To prevent the colonists from moving there
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