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39 Cards in this Set

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Because they produced an abundance of grain, the SOUTHERN colonies were known as the "bread colonies"

The title of JOHN WESLEY'S most famous sermon was "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God".
Jonathan Edwards's

Sparsely populated land on the edge of a settlement was called the FRONTIER.

The great revival of the 1700s was called the Great Awakening in BRITAIN.

When GEORGE III became king of England in 1760, he determined to bring the colonists into subjection.

The French and Indian War was called the FIVE YEARS' WAR in other parts of the world.
Seven Years' War

The NEW ENGLAND colonies were poorly suited for agriculture due to long winters, a short growing season, and rocky terrain.

The idea that the colonies should supply English factories with raw materials and then buy the goods they produced was called FREE ENTERPRISE.
a renowned Boston silversmith
Paul Revere
encouraged founding of public libraries
Benjamin Franklin
conducted singing schools
William Billings
astronomer who built an all-wood clock
Benjamin Banneker
helped to introduce the smallpox vaccine
Cotton Mather
taxed legal documents
Stamp Act
made it legal to force colonists to supply housing for British soldiers
Quartering Act
made all previous land grants null and void
Proclamation of 1763
said the colonies were "subordinate" to England
Declaratory Act
barred settlements in all lands west of the Appalachians
Proclamation of 1763
What period comprised the colonial era?
founding of Jamestown in 1607 to the outbreak of the American War for Independence in 1775
What religious group wrote the first classical music to be composed in America?
What was a hornbook?
a board with printed Scripture and the alphabet
Which of the following was not founded by a religious denomination?
College of William and Mary
Philadelphia Academy*
Columbia University
Rutgers University
What Englishman was a leader in America's Great Awakening?
George Whitefield
What did the French rename the English fort they captured at the beginning of the French and Indian War?
Fort Duquesne
What general led the British troops in the French and Indian War?
General Braddock
What does it mean to fight "like an Indian"?
using rocks and trees for cover during a fight
What happened on the Plains of Abraham in the final battle of the French and Indian War?
The British met the French and defeated them.
Who organized the Methodist denomination in England?
John Wesley
Who preached to crowds of up to 20,000 people?
George Whitefield
Who was the best-known missionary to the Indians?
David Brainerd
Who was colonial America's foremost theologian?
Jonathan Edwards
What natural pass in the Appalachian Mountains allowed settlers to travel west?
Cumberland Gap
What was the most widely used textbook in colonial America?
New England Primer
What was the term for boys who were placed under a craftsman to learn a trade?
What was the name of Ben Franklin's famous publication containing meteorological and astronomical information, proverbs, sound advice, and good humor?
Poor Richard's Almanac
What title was given to the chief executive officer of a colony?
What was the name of the local militia unit led by George Washington?
Virginia Rangers
What war helped prepare the colonists for the War for Independence by uniting them in defense of their homes and families?
French and Indian War
What type of craftsman shod horses and forged tools, farm implements, and wagon parts?