History CH 4-5
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History CH 4-5
A Beka History Grade 8
Name for the German immigrants who followed the teachings of John Huss.
What city in Pennsylvania did Count von Zinzerdorf find?
What colonies ere known as the "bread colonies?"
What is homespun used for?
What occupation was the majority for the colonial Americans?
What group wrote the first classical music composed in America?
Name the nation that was the chief customer of the colonies.
The plant which blue dye was produced from.
Term for the exchange of goods between the colonists and the Indians?
Name of trade route that included Africa, the West Indies, and New England?
Triangular Trade Route
What county was the great revival of the 1700s called the Great Awakening?
What colonies were poorly suited for agriculture due to long winters, short growing season, and rocky terrain?
What are the three types of colonial government?
1. royal colonies
2. proprietary colonies
3. self-governing colonies
Built all-wood clock and black astronomer who studied the heavens and predicted an eclipse in 1789?
Minister and scientist who helped introduce the smallpox vaccine?
Skilled silversmith known for making fine silverware?
Professional musician and composer known for conducting singing schools?
Name the paddle-shaped board, containing the alphabet and some Scripture for teaching children.
Name Benjamin Franklin's yearly publication of meteorological & astronomical information?
Poor Richard's Almanac
Name of the most widely used textbook in the colonial America.
New England Primer
Term for legislature composed of two houses: an upper and a lower house?
The first regularly published weekly newspaper in colonies?
Founded public libraries and called the best-known colonial man of science?
What two things is Jonathan Edwards known for?
1. preacher sermon "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God"
2. Foremost theologian & Greatest American intellects ever born
Name two things George Whitefield is known for.
1. Evangelist with greatest impact Great Awakening, preached crowds up to 20,000
2. Founded Georgia orphanage 1700s teach children gospel
Best-known missionary to the Indians?
College that was founded to train Indians as missionaries to their own people?
Name two men responsible for organizing the Methodist denomination.
name of the England revival.
Name of America's revival.
Term for sparsely poplulated land on the edge of settlement?
What period comprised the colonial era?
1. founding Jamestown 1607
2. American War for Independence 1775
Term for boys placed under a craftsman to learn a trade?
Title for the chief executive officer of a colony?
Term for craftsman who shod horses and made tools, farm equipment or wagon parts?
Name of local Virginia militia who's job was to preserve law and order and defend frontier posts from Indian attacks.
Who ignored Washington's advice and insisted on fighting in the open like in Europe?
Who was appointed prime minister of England in 1763?
Who was sent by Governor Dinwiddie of Virginia to order the French army to leave Virginia?
Who became the king in 1760 and determined to bring colonies into subjection?
Give the two names of the war in the colonies that lasted from 1754-1763 & who won the final battle?
French and Indian War
Seven Years' War
British WON the war
Name of act passed by Parliament in 1765 requiring colonists to buy seals for all legal documents, pamphlets, and newspapers(tax legal documents)?
This fort was renamed Fort Pitt?
Who thought colonies should have direct representation in Parliament?
William Pitt the Elder
What did the French rename the English fort they captured at the beginning of the French and Indian War?
What does fight "like and Indian" mean?
Use rocks and tress for cover during a fight
Name of colonial America's foremost theologian?
What act made it legal to force colonists to supply housing for British soldiers?
What document made all previous land grants no longer valid & also stopped settlements in all lands west of the Appalachians?
Proclamation of 1763
What document sad colonies were "subordinate" to England?
What war prepared colonists for the War of Independence by uniting them to defend their homes and families?
French and Indian War
How did Royal colonies government work?
Controlled by king, colonists had some say in their government.
Name at least three Royal colonies?
Virginia New York
North Carolina Georgia
South Carolina New Jersey
Georgia Massachusetts Bay
How did proprietary colonies government work?
King granted a track of land to a nobleman(proprietor) who ruled it as he wanted
Name two proprietary colonies.
How did self-governing colonies government work?
Goverened their own affairs without king or proprietor.
Name one self-governing colonies?