POLS 1100 - Midterm Review (PEOPLE)

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POLS 1100 - Midterm Review (PEOPLE)
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POLS 1100

Political Science 1100 midterm review (PEOPLE)
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  1. English theologian whose objections to Roman
    Catholic doctrine anticipated the Protestant Reformation
    John Wycliffe
  2. German theologian who led the Reformation; believed that salvation is granted on the basis of faith rather than deeds
    Martin Luther
  3.  Leader of the Reformation in Switzerland
    Huldrych Zwingli
  4. French theologian and pastor during the Protestant Reformation. He was a principal figure in the development of the system of Christian theology later called Calvinism
    John Calvin
  5. One of the Founding Fathers of the United States, serving as the commander-in-chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War and later as the new republic's first President
    George Washington
  6. American pioneer, soldier, and United States Representative from Virginia. One of the most gifted battlefield tacticians of the American Revolutionary War, he later commanded troops
    Daniel Morgan
  7. Military officer of the Continental Army and later the United States Army, and also served as the first United States Secretary of War.
    Henry Knox
  8. Solder from Virginia and the highest ranking American military officer on the northwestern frontier during the American Revolutionary War. He served as leader of the Kentucky militiay throughout much of the war.
    George Rogers Clark
  9. French soldier who served under George Washington in the American Revolution
    Marquis de La Fayette
  10. United States statesman and leader of the Federalists; as the first Secretary of the Treasury he establish a federal bank
    Alexander Hamilton
  11. French general who commanded French troops in
    the American Revolution
    Comte de Rochambeau
  12. One of the early English settlers of North America. He is credited with the first successful cultivation of tobacco as an export crop in the Colony of Virginia
    John Rolfe
  13. Widely known as the Father of Classical Liberalism, was an English philosopher and physician regarded as one of the most influential of Enlightenment thinkers
    John Locke
  14. Obtained a royal charter, along with other wealthy Puritans, from King Charles I for the Massachusetts Bay Company and led a group of English Puritans to the New World in 1630.
    John Winthrop
  15. Scottish philosopher whose skeptical philosophy
    restricted human knowledge to that which can be perceived by the senses
    David Hume
  16. English explorer who helped found the colony at Jamestown, Virginia; was said to have been saved by Pocahontas
    John Smith
  17. Scottish economist who advocated private enterprise and free trade
    Adam Smith
  18. Botanist who first observed the movement of small particles in fluids now known a Brownian motion
    Robert Brown
  19. United States printer whose press produced the first American prayer book
    William Bradford
  20. American Revolutionary leader and pamphleteer who supported the American colonist's fight for independence.
    Thomas Paine
  21. American Revolutionary leader and patriot; an organizer of the Boston Tea Party and signer of the Declaration of Independence.
    Sam Adams
  22. 3rd President of the United States; chief drafter of the Declaration of Independence; made the Louisiana Purchase in 1803
    Thomas Jefferson 
  23. Leader of the American Revolution and a famous orator who spoke out against British rule of the American colonies
    Patrick Henry
  24. American silversmith remembered for his midnight ride to warn the colonists in Lexington
    Paul Revere 
  25. 2nd President of the United States
    John Adams
  26. American soldier and doctor
    Joseph Warren
  27. Massachusetts Patriot during the American
    Revolutionary War.
    Samuel Prescott 
  28. Prussian aristocrat and military officer who served as inspector general and Major general
    Barron von Steuben
  29. American naval commander in the American Revolution
    John Paul Jones
  30. United States general and traitor in the American Revolution; in 1780 his plan to surrender West Point to the British was foiled
    Benedict Arnold 
  31. Retired British soldier who served as an American general during the Revolutionary War
    Horatio Gates
  32. Major general of the Continental Army in the
    American Revolutionary War
    Nathaneal Greene
  33. American attorney, the seventh Governor of Virginia
    Edmund Randolph 
  34. American politician and political philosopher who served as the fourth President of the United States and is considered one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.
    James Madison
  35. One of the Founding Fathers of the UnitedStates. A noted polymath, Franklin was a leading author and printer, satirist,
    political theorist, politician, postmaster, scientist, inventor, civic
    activist, statesman, and diplomat
    Ben Franklin
  36. French political writer noted for his analysis of American institutions
    Alexis de Tocqueville 
  37. American Revolutionary leader and signer of the Declaration of Independence and the Articles of Confederation and the United States Constitution
    Roger Sherman
  38. American Revolutionary leader from Virginia whose objections led to the drafting of the Bill of Rights
    George Mason
  39. English naturalist, sometimes referred to as the father of English natural history
    John Ray
  40. One of the Founding Fathers of the United States and a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence. Wilson was elected twice to the Continental Congress, and was a major force in drafting the United States Constitution
    James Wilson