Chapter 5 Test Review History Bressler 8th I
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Name the agreement that ended the French threat in North America.
Treaty of Paris 1763
This law forbade colonists to settle west of the Appalachian Mountains.
Proclamation of 1763
Name the document that established the principle that government was based upon laws made by Parliament rather than upon the desires of a ruler.
English Bill of Rights
What was the popular colonial publication known for its sayings and advice?
Poor Richard's Almanack by Benjamin Franklin
Name Benjamin Franklin's proposal that the colonies should unite in order to better protect themselves from the French.
Albany Plan of Union
What was the first step toward democracy in America, taken in 1215?
What do we call the peaceful overthrow of King James followed by the coronation of William and Mary?
What was the intellectual movement that stressed reason and science as the paths to knowledge?
What was the religious movement that encouraged ideas of equality and the right to challenge authority?
His trial upheld the important right of freedom of the press.
John Peter Zenger
He was the unpopular governor sent to rule the Dominion of New England.
His attack on the French near Ft. Duquesne and his surrender at Ft. Necessity soon after were the opening shots of the French and Indian War.
His poor planning and stubbornness led to his death near Ft. Duquesne.
Though victorious, both he and the French commander, the Marquis de Montcalm, died of their wounds suffered in the Battle of Quebec.
He tried to unite the Indians in order to prevent settlement of their lands.
He was the Prime Minister of Britain whose determination to win the French and Indian War in America led him to send the best-trained troops here.
He preached the sermon, "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God," which began the Great Awakening.
He was an Enlightenment thinker who argued that government must protect people's natural rights.
What two elements gave English colonial farmers a chance to prosper?
Cheap land, plentiful resources
In the social ranks of colonial life, what position did women hold?
Same as her husband or father was
Did Colonial women have the right to own land?
Married colonial women can have land if their husbands gave them permission to gain land; otherwise, no.
How did colonial children learn a trade or skill?
What was the main reason for the colonies' mandate that all children should learn to read?
So they could read the Bible
Which movement introduced ideas about natural rights and government by agreement?
Who made British laws that affected the colonies?
Why did many colonists believe that the King and Parliament had no right to rule them?
They didn't vote for them
Most colonial assemblies had an advisory council appointed by the governor. Where did this idea originate?
What was the impact of salutary neglect on England's colonies?
They became used to rule themselves
What was the major cause for conflict among Native American groups west of the Appalachian Mountains?
What was the cause of the French and Indian War?
Wanting Control over the Ohio River Valley
What did Britain have to do in order to win the French and Indian War?
After the French and Indian War, who got Louisiana (west of the Mississippi)?
After the French and Indian War, who got Florida?
After the French and Indian War, who got Ohio?
After the French and Indian War, who got Canada?
What action drove the Native Americans toward Pontiac's Rebellion?
Colonists settling on their land at the Appalachians
Know the advantages for each side in the war and be able to explain them.
Who had more of an advantage of the war?
What was Salutary Neglect, and what effect did it have on colonial attitudes toward government?
colonists became used to acting on their own, didn't enforce laws, started to think that they didn't need a government to control them
2 short answer questions about advantages, 1 short answer question about question #39 about Salutary Neglect.