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The ..........and land aroudn the Hudson bay were controlled by England
13 Colonies
After some slaves won their freedom what did some Africans do for a living:
Farmers
Shopkeepers
Artisans (Makers of crafts)
Great Awakening means...
Religious revival, ministers response to the decline of chruch members.
Where did they settle?
Mainly in western Pennsylvania, western Virginia, also in Carolinas
The English wanted to take control of the French-controlled .... river valley
Ohio
Name two other immigrant groups:
Germaens and swedes
WHo had to approve all colonial laws?
the king
Why did they leave England?
Drought, disputes with government of England
Why did Spain get the land they were given?
a secret treaty with france
List 6 religious groups who ran away from persecution:
Quakers
Catholics
Lutherans
French Protestants
Calvinists
Jews
how did the power of the purse affect the power of the governor?
Governer had to ask assembly for money assembly controlled salary of govener (except in VA) Governer less willing to oppose assembly
What was the LARGEST group?(population circle)
Scots - Irish
.....territory after the war stretched west to the mississippi river
English
List 4 strong EFFECTS which the "Great Awakening" had upon the colonists
1. Attack the athority of church of England
2. Helped wear down ties between chruch and government
3. Gave people greater sense of self worth
4. Helped colonists develop a greater sense of independence.
5 words from Indians
Squash
Chipmunk
raccoon
skunk
woodchuck
Explain the phrase "power of the purse"
right of the assemblies to approve spending money
what Treaty ended the French and Indian War?
Treaty of Paris France
Salutary neglect means...
England rarely enforced its rule on its colonies
Another problem was the fact that the English and French were rivals in the ... trade
Fur
Give 2 reasons why England RARLEY enforced its rules on the colonies:
1. 3,000 miles away seperated England and the colonies. It took at least 5 weeks for messages to get threw
2. england was too busy fighting wars in EuropeL showed little interest in colonies
Why do Native Americans call it Seven Years' War?
It was the amount of destruction to native people's resources
List 5 requirements for voting:
1. Male
2. Free
3. Over 21
4. White
5. Own land
3 words from African Americans
banjo
yam
okra
Some colonies had ________ requiements
religious
what land did England get as a result of the Frech and Indian War?
all the land to the east of the miss.river
What would the assembly do if the king vetoed a law?
pass another law similar to the vetoed one
As a result of the Rench and Indian war, the ..... lost almost all of their territory in the New World
French
Council of advisors were appointed by
the govener
WHY did the English colonist choose to call it the French and Indian War instead of the Seven Years' War?
They were the groups they fought in the war
List 3 ways African Americans contributed to American life
1. Showed planters how to grow rice
2. brought improved methods for herding cattle
3. introduced African-style boats, baskets, fishnets
2 new american words
bullfrog
snowshoe
Whith whom did the govener share his power?
Council, assembly
before the french and indian war most of the interior of North America was claimed by the ...
french
how did the govener get his job?
the king
in two colonies the govenor was chosen by the _____
voters
colonists were allowed to elect the members of the
assembly
What was "The Spiritual"
an American formed of religoius songs combining African and Christian Music
actually who held most of the pwer to make colonial laws?
Assembly
colonial legislatures, which wrote the laws, were made up of ____ houses
2
2 scot words
brae
plaid
most of the 13 colonies were ______ colonies
royal
Waht Indian tribe was on the French side?
Algonquin (Huron)
2 words from Germens
sauerkraut
beer
Most power in colonial government rested in the hands of the ________-
assembly
What land did Spain get?
All land west of Miss.River
What Indian tribe sided with the English?
Iroquois
The The first English general sent to defeat the French was Edward....
Braddock
the MOST important factor that led to this war was
they wanted more land
The lower house was often called a "representative _________" becasue it was elected by the colonists rather than chosen by a king or proprietor
democracy
What happened to Edward B?
He was defeated and killed because he was unprepared to fight indians
each colony had a govenor and -__________ consistiong of an upper house and a lower house
legislators
The _______ appointed the govenors in the royal colonies
crown
2 men who were the leaders of the "Great Awakening"
Johnathan Edwards
George Whitefield
What did spain give to the british?
Florida
6 words from Dutch
coleslaw
cookies
waffles
boss
santa claus
yankee
in PA, maryland, and delaware p________ chose the govenor
proprietor