2nd Six Wks ACA 2nd Six Weeks Test ACA 2017

2nd Six Wks ACA 2nd Six Weeks Test ACA 2017

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What was the name of the first successful English settlement in America? Jamestown
What was the significance of the Treaty of Paris 1783? It was the treaty that the British signed giving America indpendence
List the provisions of the Navigation Acts. Shipping must be done in English ships, colonial exports can only be traded to England or English colonies, European imports to the colonies had to pass through England first and be taxed, English officials taxed all goods not being shipped to England
During what war was the "Join or Die" cartoon written? French and Indian War
What were some of the provisions of the Intolerable Acts? closed Boston Harbor; stopped colonial town meetings; reinforced the Quartering Act
Who were some important people of the Enlightenment? Locke, Newton, Gallileo
Why were colonists opposed to the taxes levied against them? They had no representation in Parliament.
What is the definition of "unalienable rights"? rights that people are born with; government does not give them to you so government cannot take them away
How did Haym Soloman help in the Revolution? He was a wealthy man who loaned the new country large amounts of money interest free
What are "grievances" in the Declaration of Independence? They are the complaints against the King
What is the significance of the Battles of Lexington and Concord? They signaled the beginning of the Revolution
What were some important British advantages in the Revolution? more people (more soldiers), one third of the colonists were loyalists, well trained army and a strong navy
What were some American advantages during the Revolution? They had outstanding military leadership and they were fighting on familiar ground
Why did George Washington read Paine's "The Crisis" to his men at Valley Forge? to encourage them to stay and fight
Put these events in chronological order: Trenton and Princeton, Yorktown, Valley Forge, Lexington and Concord, Saratoga Lexington and Concord, Trenton and Princeton, Saratoga, Valley Forge, Yorktown
Before which battle did Washington silently move his men across the Delaware River for a sneak attack on the Hessians? Trenton and Princeton
What was the significance of the Battle of Saratoga? It was the turning point of the Revolution and also the French decided to send aide at this point.
How is Benedict Arnold best remembered? He helped win the Battle of Saratoga, but then became a spy for the British
How could the winter at Valley Forge be described? It was bitter cold, the men had few supplies, many died of disease and there was very little food.
How did Lafayette serve during the Revolution? He was a commander in the Continental Army
Who is responsible for this famous quote, "I have not yet begun to fight!" John Paul Jones who was the first American naval war hero.
How was George Rogers Clark significant during the Revolution? He was involved in fighting battles west of the Appalachians along the frontier.
How was the fighting different in the South? There was more guerrilla warfare in the South
What was the significance of the Battle of Yorktown? It was the last battle of the Revolution where Cornwallis surrendered
Describe Franklin's contribution to the Revolution. He was a delegate from Pennsylvania to the Constitutional Convention, he helped draft the Declaration, he went to France to try to get them to help the Americans
How did Paine's "Common Sense" encourage change in American life? It encouraged colonists to become independent from Britain.
How did the American government change after the Revolution? The government got its authority from the citizens and was responsible to them.
How was James Armistead significant during the Revolution? He was a slave that served as a spy against the British.
Who were the most important individuals of the Great Awakening? George Whitefield and Jonathan Edwards
Put these events in chronological order: Intolerable Acts; Boston Tea Party; Stamp Act; Proclamation of 1763; First Continental Congress Proclamation of 1763; Stamp Act; Boston Tea Party; Intolerable Acts; First Continental Congress
In what brand new states did the Battle of Saratoga and the Winter of Valley Forge take place? New York and Pennsylvania
How was Benjamin Franklin significant during the Revolution? He was a delegate from Pennsylvania to the Continental Congress, he helped write the Declaration, and he helped convince France to join the war.
How did von Steuben help with training the troops at Valley Forge? he introduced bayonets as a fighting tactic and helped Washington train troops to fight on a battlefield
How was Bernardo de Galvez significant during the Revolution? He drove the British out of the Gulf of Mexico area.
What was the most important cash crop in Virginia? tobacco
In which colony was indigo grown? South Carolina
What were British soldiers looking for in April of 1775 when the Battles of Lexington and Concord broke out? rebel leaders and stockpiles of weapons and ammunition
Put these events in chronological order: Battle of Yorktown, Battle of Saratoga, Winter at Valley Forge, Battles of Trenton and Princeton, Battles of Lexington and Concord Lexington and Concord, Trenton and Princeton, Saratoga, Valley Forge, Yorktown
Who is responsible for this famous quote: "I have not yet begun to fight!" John Paul Jones, the Revolutionary War naval hero
Who was the King of England during the Revolution? King George III
What is Abigail Adams remembered for? She was ahead of her time in the sense that she felt women should have political rights.

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