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midterm study guide
Year english colonists wanted representation for taxation
Year english delcared independence
beginning of englands folly
3 myths of native americans
Thought they were children of nature not corrupted by civilazation
Became lousy indians after..
what made slavery possible
brought themselves in to pay off a debt
seperation by Jefferson
Didnt believe white/black could get along
freeing of slaves
poor richards almonac
ambassador to france
sign treaty of france, declaration of independence.
Fought for independence
used on slaves
Hellped define what America is and providede opporturnities.
who were the first in the
Who was involved in the first slave trade
Portugease enslaving indians
Looking at the past with present values and attitudes
puritans and new world
Didnt come for religious freedom but to practice their own religion.
Made jamestown profitable with
dooming of the seats
puritans doomed the seats in the back. If you sat back there you were going to hell, you had to pay for the seats in the front.
July 4 1826
50th anniv of independence and thomas Jefferson and John Adams die.
John Quincy Adams
First son of a pres to be elected as a pres.
miracle at phillidelphia
Writing of constitution
First to ratify constitution
the chosen people
Farmers, they were given part of louisiana purchase.
Legacy that justified slavery
Women Ben Franklin made up, a hoax.
Happend After boston tea party
People who were loyal to england during revolution
Created same time we are fighting for independence.
Influenced the declaration of independence.
when did the constitution go into effect?
Most prepared to constitution convention and had a draft of the virginia plan. Took notes at the convention.
three things Thomas Jefferson wanted to be remembered for
Father of university of Virginia
creater of virginias laws of religious toleration
Writing of Declaration of Independence
Convention to amend articles of confederation turns into constitutional convention
Farmed enough to only feed themselves
indians and tepees and the horse
before 1492 they didnt have either.
Most dangerous man in America
He proclaimed slaves were men and that all men were equal yet he owned 200 slaves.
Treaty of paris
articles of confederation which goverened our country till the constitution
sara toga turning point in war
Lexington and concord
first battle of revolution
French officer sent with 5,000 troops to help americans beat the british
best known for battle at york town
French indian war ends
vermont is the first british colony to abolish slavery.
how many slaves were brought to the new world and how many survived?
20,000 brought in
10,000 died on the way
Washingtons best friend
nominated him for president.
greeted at home as a hero but he felt like a failure
at the peak of his power he wanted to retire but became president.
where most african american slaves were taken from
battle of new orleans
we lost and it was fought in 1815
supreme law of the land
constitution, laws, and treaties.
proclamations boundaries act
first act of congress that offended us
different cultures of native americans
Chieftoms and there was alot of diversity
Slave trader who was shipwrecked and made a promise with god to become a minister
wrote the song "amazing grace"
senater from conneticut and
to abolish slavery in louisiana purchase.
Battle of saratoga
Turning point in the American revolution
Leader of the great awakening
crossed us bringing good news
proclaimed that the dooming of the seats was wrong.
march of folly
england treated amerians badly which led to this march
first battle of class
between rich and poor