history final review
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history final review
who sai i have not yet begun to fight?
who said give me liberty or give me death?
surrendered at the battle of yorktown
sold secrets to the british?
commander in chief of the colonial army
led the committee in writing the declaration of independence
led the french troops in helping the colonial army
wrote common sense?
leader of the green mountain boys
silversmith who warned of the british
said i only regret that i have but one life to loe for my country
mohawk chief who helped the british
british secretary of the treasury
prime minister of great britain
william pitt the elder
general burgoyne surrendered 5,000 troops to him
a british tax on imported paper, paint, lead, glass, and tea
british act which canceled the western land claims
allowed british officials to search for smuggled goods
writs of assistance
laws which restricted freedom to govern themselves
british soldiers were allowed to stay in colonial homes
removed british protection from the colonies
the shot heard round the world was fired at what town?
another name for loyalists is?
loyalists support who? (americans or british)
professional soldier from prussia are called what?
the battle which proved to be the turning point of the war was?
the declaration of independence was unabimousy adopted when?
july 4, 1776
the final battle of the war was fought and won by the colonists where?
what happened in september of 1783 that ended the war?
the treaty of paris
who passed the quabec act?
who captured charleston in may 1780?
who was captured and hanged by the british?
ft. ticonderoga guarded the main road between canada and?
what meant the british were coming by sea?
before the war the colonists felt that under british law they should not be given taxation whithout what?
the boston massacre was a result of british troops firing on a crowd of young boys who were throwing what?
snowballs with rocks in them
who was the fighting quaker?
who spied for the colonies
fought on the frontier for the colonies?
common sense was a pamphlet that did what?
listed abuses of the monarchy and parliament
what was george washington
the first major battle of the war was what?
battle of bunker hill
who wrote the poem that became our national anthem?
francis scott key
the american warship, the constitution?
forcing americans to serve on brtish in warships?
limiting or stopping trade with other nations?
congressmen from southern and western states who called for war with great britain?
who killed alexander hamilton in a duel?
required an annual tribute to be paid for travel off the coast of northern africa?
these indians were friendly to lewis and clark?
who explored the southern half of louisiana terrritory?
the first frontier or western state admitted to the union?
who explored central kentucky?
one of the memebers of the virginia dynasty?
prohibited any future colonization in the new world by european powers?
one of two presidents who died on our nations 50th anniversary?
the man from tennessee?
a tax on imported goods?
this doubled the size of the nation
who forced the spanish to close the mississppi river to trade?
lewis and clarks interpreter and guide?
to repeal a law?
where was the nations first capital?
new york city
how many branches of national government did the constitution provide?
what meeting was held in philadelpia in 1787 to propose a stronger central government?
how many amendments are contained in the bill of rights?
which presidential candidate won the second presidential election?
the name given to the presidents advisers is called what?
the first secretary of state in charge of foreign affairs was who?
what was the purpose of the checks and balances system?
to control the power of each of the branches of governmet
what four words did president washington use to end his oath of office
so help me God
who laid out the original plans for washington D.C?
the father of american conservatism was who?
the father of the constitution was who?
the father of our country was who?
the document which set up a two house legislature was what?
the connecticut compromise
the northwest ordinance did NOT provide for who?
rights for slaveholders
who promoted a balance of power between the branches of gov't?
who negotiated a treaty with britain?
who appointed chief justice of the supreme chourt by jefferson?
who was the first secretary of the treasury
who was the architect who finished the design for washington D.C?
who negotiated a treaty with spain?
who was the military dictator of France?
who was the first secretary of war?
who was the first attorney general?
what was the last of the thirteen colonies?
what was the largest city in all of the colonies?
what city had an excellent harbor?
what area was just south of virginia?
this colony was named for an island in the english channel?
this colony was settled by the dutch?
what colony was settled by the quackers?
a colony on a land frant which an english king made to a nobleman?
new netherlands new name
the first voluntary american union
the new england confederation
this ended the absolute monarchy in england
the glorious revolution
this colony was often reffered to as a baptist colony
the first written constitution in america
the fundamental order
this island was the location of missionary work done by the mayhews family
the first governor of the massachusetts bay colony?
founder of connecticut
founder of rhode island
founder of georgia
why was harvard college founded?
help young men prepare for minestry
why was the colony of georgia founded?
to give the people who couldnt pay off their dept a chance to work for it
who is remembered as the apostle to the indians?
what act passed in massachusetts established the first town school system in america?
the old deluder satan act
what is another name for the english religious group who called themselves the society of friends?
what was the puritans main reason for teaching children to read?
so they can read the bible
list three reasons that the constitution was written?
insure domestic tranquility
secure the blessings of libery
the purpose of the legislature branch is to what?
writes the law
the senate has how many members from each state?
there are how many senators total?
the person who presides over the house of representatives is titled what?
speaker of the house
the president of the senate is the what?
the vice president may only vote when?
to break a tie
all bills raising money must originate in what house?
house of representative
to become a law a bill must pass who and then be signed by who?
senate and house of reps.
the purpose of the executive branch is to what?
enforce the law
the number of electors per state is equal to the number of what?
the people of the state vote for the electors, who in turn vote for the who?
president and vice president
what is the president to the armed forces?
comander and chief
the order of succession should the president die or become incapacitated is what?
speaker of the house
president pro tempo
secratary of state
the purpose of the judicial branch is the what?
interpret the law
who is the highest court in the land?
U.S sepreme court
its judgment is what?
this court has a chief justice and how many associate justices?
who appoints judges for the federal courts with the approval of the senate?
how long are federal judges appointed for?
the bill of rights can be found in which amendments?
the father of the constitution?
how many amendments are there in the constitution?
who explored the atlantic coast and claimed it for england?
who was the first english explorer to sail around the world?
sent an expedition to establish a colony on ranoke?
sir walter raleigh
who took charge of jamestown for a time, ruled firmly
who was the pilgrims governor for over 30 years?
elected to be the pilgrims first governor?
who learned to speak english from from fishermen?
who taught the pilgrims how to hunt fish and plant grops
who led a rebellion that burned jamestown
who married pocahontas?
wh had the bible translated into english for the first time?
when several businessmen invested in a single company, this venture was known as a what?
joint stock company
the crop that helped improve the economy in virginia was who?
the common store system, what happened?
it failed miserably
which was not an early precendent in representative government?
the london company
the congregational church was found by who?
malaria, contaminated river water, hostile indians, starvation, and lazy people were all a problem in the settlement called what?
the first english child born in america was who?
the first american history book history of plymouth plantation was written by who?
the pilgrims came to america on a ship named what?
what was the name of the group of german immigrants who served as missionaries in the west indies?
what was the occupation of the majority of colonial americans?
the city of brotherly love is what?
these colonies were known as the bread colonies?
the trade route that included africa the west indies and new england was known as the what?
triangular trade route
what was homespun used for?
what was teh name for the plant from which a blue dye was produced?
what term describes the exchange of goods between the colonists and the indians?
what group wrote the first classical music to be composed in america?
which nation was the chief customer of the colonies?