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history final exam
For what was Columbus' searching?
The English colonies were financed by?
Richard Hakluyts wrote colonial advertisements which targeted all audiences EXCEPT:
The first group to dominate the slave trade were
The Virginia colony was an early failure MOSTLY due to
We spoke of all of following as being reasons why immigrants left England EXCEPT:
Bacon's Rebellion was fought over
The purpose of the black codes were to
Jacob Leisler was executed because he
Was an English traitor
The first witnesses witches I'm Salem were
Which men accompanied Christopher Columbus on his first voyage to the Americas as captains?
Martin and Vicente Pinzon
The Treaty of Tordesillas benefited
Isabella and Ferdinand were the monarchs of which country
Mercantilism is an economic system that relies on:
Favorable balance of trade
Preached in Massachusetts
Maryland was founded in order to
Nathaniel Bacon was a
Double predestination means
God chooses where we go
Portugal was interested in the Americas because of
The sugar found there
The Columbian Exchange is a term that applies to what?
The sharing of goods and culture between the new and old world
George Washington was chosen to be the general of the army for all reasons except:
His family background
In order to cater French favor, George Washington demanded that the colonies stop practicing which anti-catholic holiday?
The name given to the men who met the British Regulars on the field at Lexington was
This English representative argued for a compromise and conciliation with America
From Fort Ticonderoga the Americans, led by Ethan Allen and Henry Knox, gained
Because the English people dislike going to war with the colonies, Lord North had to hire mercenaries from which country?
Paul Revere and William Dawes were alerted to war the Americans forces by which spy?
The first act of the second Continental Congress was to create the
On the night of April 18, 1775, general gage's goals were to seize the American's arms at Concord and to arrest which rebellion leaders?
Samuel Adams and John Hancock
This writer of common sense wrote In a style, which was embraced by the common people
America declared independence from England in order to
Attract foreign allies
All of the following were included in the Suffolk resolves EXCEPT:
Declaration of Independence
The goal of the battle of bunker hill was to
Scare the colonials
John Adams appointed Thomas Jefferson to wright the declaration of independence for all reasons EXCEPT:
He was well like
All of the colonies were quick to approve the declaration of independence True or False
The British mission in Concord was successful True or False
Which of the following covered the retreat of the Continental Army out of Brooklyn to Manhattan
Fog and wind
For what reason did Ben Franklin go to France in 1776?
To plead the cause
When did Washington row across the Delaware River to surprise-attack the Hessians
At which battle did general Burgoyne's Cumbersome army lead to his defeat?
Which victory proved to France that American's would be good allies?
How many men did it take to defeat Sir John Butler and his Indian allies at Fort Vincennes
This captain had a dream to attack the British in there home waters
What percent of the Bonhomme Richard died in their sea battle?
After washington pushed Gage out of Boston, how long did his loosing streak last?
According to the reading section, why did General Gage execute 24 year old Nathan Hale? He was
Thinking he was a spy
For what reason did Washington ask Robert Morris of Pennsylvania for money?
Why did the Marquise De Lafayette serve the Americans without pay?
Because there wasn't any money
Though Baron Von Steuben couldn't speak English, he was great at
According to the author, which of the following best communicates why Benedict Arnold betrayed his country?
Unjust treatment by congress
This fort had importance because it controlled communication and supplies between the north and south
The house where benedict Arnold and John Andre met to discuss the terms of Arnolds defection is known by what name?
How was John Andre executed?
General Horatio Gates was given command of the southern Army because of his victory at
Why was General Horatio Gates replaced with General Nathanial Greene?
Gates' loss at camden
This man received the nickname "swamp fox" because of his harassment of the British in south Carolina
Greene's unsuccessful campaign postponed the end of the war by drawing the British attention to the north. True or False
What cause Washington to leave New York City on August 14, 1781?
News on British forces
This general was cut off from supplies and escape by Admiral de Grasse
Where did John Jay lead the peace treaty talks?
Peace wasn't officially settled until how many years after the surrender at Yorktown?
Some I the military wanted to make George Washington a king. True or False
George Washington's defining feature, according to this author is that he has