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Who was America's popular president during " the Era of Good Feelings " ?

James Monroe

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What did the Virginia & Kentucky Resolutions advocate ?

The alien and Sedition acts or nuliflation

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Sacajawea

she led lewis and clark on their expedition

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Why was Tecumseh a threat to the United States ?

It challenged the expansion to north west territory by gathering all indians territories

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What advantage did the United States have at the beginning of the War of 1812 ?

British were involved in wars with napolean , so the British wasn't paying attention to the U.S.

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Why did Luther's religious ideas spread ?

gutenburgs printing press

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Jamestown

the first Permament english settlement

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Why was the defeat of the Spanish Armada significant ?

I saved Dutch - Republic from extinction , Also saved england from invasion

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Why did the Indian population in the New World drop ?

disease

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What country dominated exploration of the New World in the 16th century ?

Spain

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What was the most important legacy of the Protestant Reformation ?

the increase of litracy rates

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Why did settlers come to America ?

to find opportunity to make money , more land , and freedom

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What is the major difference between the Pilgrims & Puritans

Puritans member of angkican church and wanted to purify the church. Pilgrims are separatist

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What colonies did settlers from Massachusetts start ?

Plymouth Colony

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Which section of the colonies had the greatest cultural diversity ?

middle colonies

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What was the first self - governing assembly in America ?

the house of Burgesses

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What was the purpose of the settlement of Georgia ?

to protect South Carolina and other southern Colonies from Spanish invasion through Florida

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What group became known as the Congregationalists ?

The Puritans

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What type of church polity did New England Puritans practice ?

They wanted to purify the church of england

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What were dame schools ?

Small private school for young children run by women

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Why did education in the Middle Colonies and the South lag behind New England Colonies ?

not a priority

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Why did Puritans emphasize education ?

wanted children to be able to read the Bible

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During colonial time what were the two largest non - English groups in America ?

Scots - irish and germans

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What was the theme of the Whigs 1840 presidential campaign ?

avoid discussion of Difficult national issues such as slavery or national bank .

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What Indian tribe attempted to keep their land through legal action ?

Cherokees

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Pet Banks

Jackson's enemies gave this name from the place federal deposits after removing them from the bank of the United States

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Tariff of Abominations ( 1828 )

Sought to protect northern & western agricultural products from competition with foreign imports

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What were the provisions of the Missouri Compromise

Admitted missouri as Slave state and maine as a non - slave State at the same time

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Why did many Americans oppose federal funding of internal improvements

the constitution did not give the federal government the Power to fund the project

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What were the results of Great Awakening ?

altered the regious climax in the American Colonies .

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" Old Lights "

People who embrace the old fashionioned traditional Church ways

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The Bay Psalm Book

The first book to be printed in North America

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Where was the center of colonial Roman Catholicism ?

maryland

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Mennonites

Follower of the Dutch teacher Menno Simons ; the largest Anabaptist group

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Salem Witch trails ?

Series of trials and hearings of people accused of witchcraft

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Deism

Belief that reason rather than Spripture was the way men Come to know God

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What country was England's main opponent during the wars from 1680s to the 1760s ?

France

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Sedition Acts

not allowed to speak , protest , or write against the president or gov . it so they can be jailed or killed

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Alien Acts

it allowed to kick out immagrants

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With whom did the United States fight an undeclared war ?

France

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Whiskey Rebellion

Sasha Rebellion of former who want to avoid the tax on whiskey

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The main effect of Jay's Treaty .

To avoid war with Britain

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What did the Federalists strongly supported ?

the Constitution

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What was a major accomplishment of the First Continental Congress ?

the National Bank

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What sparked the Coercive Acts ?

the bostor tea party

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What was the main purpose of the committees of correspondence ?

to discuss possible forms of resistance with the Other Colonial legislatures

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Patrick Henry

" give me liberty or give me death "

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What was the crucial issue behind the War of Independence ?

Colonial oppositive to British attempts to impose greater Control over time colonies and to make them repay the crown for it's defense of them

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Why was John Tyler called " His Accidency " ?

first vice president to become president by non - election

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What was the major reason the colonies were taxed after the French & Indian War ?

to gain money after the war

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What was the first major resolution of the Constitutional Convention ?

judicial , legislature , and executive branches of gov .

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What was accomplished during the first session of Congress ?

Bill of Right

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Tenth Amendment

Power reservered to the state respectively

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What were the main objectives of the first National Bank ?

get out of debt

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What did the South accept in return for locating the national capital in the South ?

assumption

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Why was the Battle of Bunker Hill an empty victory for the British ?

lost a substantial # of men

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To whom was the Olive Branch Petition addressed ?

King George

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Common Sense

written by Thomas Paine advocated independence from Great Britain

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What was the main reason the British divided their forces during 1777?

The rest of the they wanted to cut New England off from colonies

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Way was the Saratoga campaign an important victory ?

lifta patriot morale , futhered the hope for indepence , and help to secure the foreign support need to win the war

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Where did most of the major battles during the Revolution take place ?

The carolinas

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At what point during the Revolution was " the world turned upside down " ?

York town

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What was America's single greatest contribution to political thoughts ?

the Constitution

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Government under the Articles of Confederation .

unicameral

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Newburgh Conspiracy

Intended to force Congress and the state to grant their pay back

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Shay's Rebellion

Farmers against the taxes, which brought uprising crushed by the militia

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Why was France a threat to the 13 colonies ?

France had a strong Indian Alliance

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Why did the Iroquois ally with the British ?

their enemy had joined the french

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What event caused the French and Indian War ?

Washington and the French had a small scuffle

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What was the key campaign of the French and Indian War ?

to capture the city of Quebec

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What territory did Britain gain as a result of the Treaty of Paris ( 1763 ) ?

all french territory east of the mississippi

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What treaty brought the American Revolution to an end ?

Treaty of Paris

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Conquistadors

Spanish explorers

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What denomination was most important in the early history of Rhode Island ?

Baptist

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12th Amendment

electoral college

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Royal colony

a Colony over which the king had directed

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Who was the " Father of the Constitution " ?

James madison

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Form of church government that gave the individual church member the most power ?

Congregationalist

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What road did settlers take from Philadelphia to the backcountry ?

the Great wagon road

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Secretary of Treasury who introduced the first National Bank ?

Alexander Hamilton

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Where was the first public library in America ?

Peterborough , New hampshire

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The famous Description of the World was about whose adventures ?

marco Polo

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War Hawks

House of Representatives to push for war with Britain; military confrontation to redress American grievance

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Missouri Compromise

admitted missour , as a slave state and maine as a non - slave slate

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What early English colony was assisted by the Indian princess Pocahontas ?

Virginia colony

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Sons of Liberty

Opponents of British rule in the colonies

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Intolerable Acts

Passed as a punishment for the Boston tea party; Boston Port act , Quartering Act , Quebec Act , Massachusetts Gov. Act , Administration of justice act

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What was Jackson's close circle of advisors called ?

The kitchen cabinet

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John Cabot voyages

Lay the grand work for a British land claims in Canada, proud existence of a shorter route across the northern Atlantic Ocean

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Mound Builders

Indians in Midwest who were noted for the large burial mounds they built

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Define matriarchal

one is which the rulers are formula and power or Property is paused from mother to daughter

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Roanoke Island

first perment English colony in the New World .

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16th century Spain

Spain traveled to America

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Why did women in American marry earlier than women in Europe ?

men outnumbered women so there were very few Single women

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Why were epidemics more common in the 18th century ?

increasing rise in population

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Tudor England architecture

medival architecture in England and wales Churches had this architecture

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Poor Richard's Almanack

Benjamin Franklin, wisdom and wit

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Pennsylvania Dutch

German immigrants

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Catechism

Catholic Summarly of the principles of Christions religion

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Quaker beliefs

Seek to experience God directly , within ourselves in Our relationships with other and the world around us

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