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PILGRIMS
early settlers of the Plymouth Colony;fled a volatile political environment;
"A CITY UPON A HILL"
BY JOHN WINTHROP AND THE PURITANS; BELIEVED THAT THEY HAD TO BE SORT OF ROLE MODELS FOR THE REST OF THE WORLD SINCE THEY HAD A PROMISE WITH GOD; WANTED EVERYONE TO LOOK UPON
Native Americans
First Real Americans
Catholics
it acknowledges that God is one, eternal, all-powerful, all-knowing and omnipresent; mono
New England Colonies
Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, and Connecticut
Middle Colonies
New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey,and Delaware
Southern Colonies
Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and Georgia
Great Awakening
LED BY GEORGE WHITEFIELD AND JOHNATHAN EDWARDS; A RELIGIOUS REVIVAL MOMENT; SAID THAT ALL PROTESTANT DENOMINATIONS WERE LEGITMATE -- RELIGIOUS PLULARISM
William Pitt and Seven Year War
Britain and France fought for control of the Ohio Valley and Canada; British secretary of state during the French and Indian War. He brought the British/colonial army under tight British control and started drafting colonists, which led to rio
Writs of Assistance
GENERAL SEARCH WARRANTS EMPLOYED BY BRITAIN IN AN EFFORT TO PREVENT SMUGGLIN IN THE AMERICAN COLONIES
Pontiac's Rebellion
An Indian uprising after the French and Indian War, led by an Ottowa chief named Pontiac. They opposed British expansion into the western Ohio Valley and began destroying British forts in the area. The attacks ended when Pontiac was killed.
Stamp Act
TAX ON REPRINTED MATERIALS AND LEGAL DOCUMENTS;
COLONISTS REACT BY: VA RESOLVES; STAMP ACT CONGRESS; SONS OF LIBERTY
Townshend Act
EXTERNAL TAXES ON COLONIAL IMPORTS
COLONISTS REACT BY: NON IMPORTATION AGREEMENTS; LETTERS OF A FARMER IN PENN
Boston Massacre
On March 4, 1770, a group of colonials started throwing rocks and snowballs at some British soldiers; the soldiers panicked and fired their muskets, killing a few colonials. This outraged the colonies and increased anti-British sentiment.
Colonial Women's role
Poor - full time = homemaking; basically the same for upper classes but with the help of servants; under men's authority
Continental Army
The unified command structure of the thirteen colonies fighting Great Britain during the American Revolutionary War.
Yorktown
Last Battle of the American Revolution; Cornwallis's Surrender
Saratoga
Turning point of A.R; brit's demise
Virginia Statute of Religious Freedom
helped make religious freedom part of the Constitution; by Thomas Jefferson
Whiskey Rebellion
farmers in Pennsylvania rebelled against Hamilton's excise tax on whiskey, and several federal officers were killed in the riots caused by their attempts to serve arrest warrants on the offenders. In October, 1794, the army, led by Washington, put down the rebellion.
XYZ Affair
Three French agents demanded enormous concessions from the United States as a condition for continuing bilateral peace negotiations.
Federalist v. AntiFeds
FOR A STRONG FED. GOV vs. OPPOSSED TO A STRONG FEDERAL GOV
Midnight Judges
were the last-minute appointments of judges made by United States President John Adams to the Judicial Branch.