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  1. covenant theory
  2. Isaac Newton
  3. balance of trade
  4. Benjamin Franklin
  5. township
  1. a English mathematician and physicist
  2. b Printer, author, inventor, diplomat, statesman, and Founding Father. One of the few Americans who was highly respected in Europe, primarily due to his discoveries in the field of electricity.
  3. c the difference in value over a period of time of a country's imports and exports of merchandise
  4. d A square normally 6 miles on a side. The Land Ordinance of 1785 divided much of the United States into a series of townships.
  5. e This theory made in the 17th and 18th centuries stated that god made a covenant or pact with "the elect" that when man fell, the elect would be saved.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. sun center of universe; developed by copernicus
  2. Religious revival in the American colonies of the eighteenth century during which a number of new Protestant churches were established.
  3. The Virginia Company's system in which settlers and the family members who came with them each received 50 acres of land
  4. Charges that people put on another person that they didnt actually commit because they are mad at you
  5. 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.

5 True/False questions

  1. melting potthe 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.


  2. George WhitefieldCredited with starting the Great Awakening, also a leader of the "New Lights."


  3. indentured servantA 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.


  4. triangular tradethe difference in value over a period of time of a country's imports and exports of merchandise


  5. John Peter ZengerJournalist who questioned the policies of the governor of New York in the 1700's. He was jailed; he sued, and this court case was the basis for our freedom of speech and press. He was found not guilty.