SS 10/2017

SS 10/2017

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French and Indian War a war fought between England and France and their allies between 1756 and 1763
Treaty of Fountainbleau a treaty of 1762 in which France kept Louisiana out of British hands by secretly transferring it to Spain before peace negotiations began
Treaty of Paris (1763) the treaty that formally ended the French and Indian War; in it, France lost all its North American holdings except for a few Caribbean islands, and Spain transferred control of Florida to the British in exchange for the return of Cuba
militia a military force composed mainly of citizen-soldiers
Cabildo the reorganized form of colonial government instituted by Governor O'Reilly to replace the French Superior Council; also the name of the building where the government met
Code O'Reilly the name given to the new code of laws for the Spanish colony of Louisiana based on the Spanish Laws of the Indies
laissez -faire a doctrine of noninterference by a government in economic affairs
American Revolution the war in which the American colonists fought for their independence from Great Britain
Treaty of Paris (1783) the agreement that ended the American Revolution and made the U.S. an independent nation
Articles of Confederation the document, in effect between 1781 and 1787, that set forth the form of government for the colonies during the American Revolution and for the U.S. after the war until it was replaced by the U.S. Constitution
gens de couleur libres free men of color
refuge protection from danger or distress
subsidize to grand money toward a useful cause
malaguenos people who came to Louisiana from Malaga, Spain; their descendants helped found New Iberia
It symbolizes the Acadians and their migration to Louisiana. How is the statue of Evangeline related to Louisiana's history?
France Who did Spain support during the French and Indian War?
It gives slaves the right to purchase freedom. How was Spanish slave law different from the French Code Noir (Black Code)?
Spain provided a great state of military force. How did O'Reilly's arrival in Louisiana differ from Ulloa's?
They knew they were going to lose. Why did the French transfer the Louisiana colony to Spain?
They opened land grants. Why did Anglo-American settlers begin moving to Louisiana in the late 1780s?
Attract large numbers of new immigrants. What was one of the greatest successes of the Spanish colonial period?
To regulate the unruly City of New Orleans. What was Miro's main focus as governor of the Louisiana colony?
Acadian Which migration is detailed in the poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow?
He allowed the Continental Army to buy supplies at the Port of New Orleans. In why way did Galvez aid the American colonists in the American Revolution before Spain formally declared war on England?
It was completed in secret and they didn't know . Why didn't the British attempt to stop the transfer of the Louisiana colony to Spain?
To protect their Mexican silver mines. (Spain liked gold and silver.) Why was Spain willing to take control of Louisiana even though the colony had not been profitable for France?
Islenos What was the name of the colonists who came to Louisiana from the Canary Islands?
hurricanes What hindered the military movement of the Spanish in the Gulf of Mexico during the American Revolution?
The government doesn't interfere with the colonists. What does laissez-faire mean?
Council members told the citizens to rebel. How is the French Superior Council related to the Revolt of 1768?
The Northshore region that is north of Lake Pontchartrain. What region of Louisiana is sometimes referred to as the "Florida Parishes" due to the fact that it was once part of Spanish Florida?
urban rowdy Which best describes the reputation of New Orleans when Esteban Miro became governor in 1785?
Spanish-speaking and ability to serve as soldiers What desired characteristics were the Spanish looking for when they encouraged migrants from The Canary Islands and the Malaga region of Spain?
Colonists felt that his punishments for the 1768 revolt were too harsh. How did Alejandro O’Reilly earn the nickname Bloody O’Reilly?
Malaguenos The descendants of which group established an important trading post in New Iberia?
Louisiana would serve as a buffer to keep the British away from the Spanish silver mines in northern Mexico. Spain's control of the Mississippi River offered even more protection for Mexico. What was Spain's goal for the Louisiana colony?
The Treaty of Versailles What treaty transferred Louisiana from France to Spain?
The French lost the Louisiana colony. What was a direct result of the French and Indian War?
It united many people. What conclusion can be drawn from the passage from "The Slave Ship, Memory and the Origin of Modernity"?
Pointe Coupee Slave Conspiracy In 1795, some slaves in Pointe Coupee Parish began challenging their owners' authority and causing work slowdowns, which resulted in _____.
Oil-lit lamps to increase safety and a canal to Bayou St. John What improvements did Carondelet make to the City of New Orleans?
Galvez worked for trade, Unzage worked for the economy How did Galvez's economic approach differ from Uzanga?
Catholicism What factor attracted the Acadians to Louisiana?
He prevented revolts by focusing… ?? How did the French Revolution affect Carondolet's time as Governor of Louisiana?
This would assist in their assimilation. Which elaborates on Uzaga's recommendation in the passage?
France wanted to control fur trade and land holding. British wanted to expand to the west. What were the conflicting goals of France and England in the 1750s that eventually led to war?
He quietly allowed trade with the British and aid with his allies. What explains how Luis de Unzaga improved relations between the Spanish government and the people of Louisiana?
Because of a fire. Why is the architecture of the French Quarter not French?
Articles of Confederation What was the name of the FIRST constitution ratified by the U.S.?
British forts How are the locations marked on the map related to Governor Galvez?

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