5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- established church
- natural increase
- The Enlightenment
- promissory note
- Half-Way Covenant
- a the church that is recognized as the official church of a nation
- b population growth measured as the excess of live births over deaths; does not reflect either emigrant or immigrant movements
- c A Puritan church document; In 1662, the Halfway Covenant allowed partial membership rights to persons not yet converted into the Puritan church; It lessened the difference between the "elect" members of the church from the regular members; Women soon made up a larger portion of Puritan congregations.
- d A philosophical movement which started in Europe in the 1700's and spread to the colonies. It emphasized reason and the scientific method. Writers of the enlightenment tended to focus on government, ethics, and science. Many members of the Enlightenment rejected traditional religious beliefs in favor of Deism, which holds that the world is run by natural laws without the direct intervention of God.
- e a written contract with a promise to pay a supplier a specific sum of money at a definite time
5 Multiple choice questions
- English empiricist philosopher who believed that all knowledge is derived from sensory experience (1632-1704)
- Credited with starting the Great Awakening, also a leader of the "New Lights."
- the mixing of cultures, ideas, and peoples that has changed the American nation. The United States, with its history of immigration, has often been called a melting pot.
- A three way system of trade during 1600-1800s Africa sent slaves to America, America sent Raw Materials to Europe, and Europe sent Guns and Rum to Africa
- English mathematician and physicist
5 True/False questions
Jonathan Edwards → products used to make or repair ships
Benjamin Franklin → number of males per 100 females in a populations.
staple crop → A square normally 6 miles on a side. The Land Ordinance of 1785 divided much of the United States into a series of townships.
heliocentric universe → A migrant to British colonies in the Americas who paid for passage by agreeing to work for a set term ranging from four to seven years.
township → a person who believes that God created the universe and then abandoned it