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The customs, traditions, and arts of a group of people is called
culture
The European group that had the greatest influence in setttling the lower Hudson Valley of New York was the
Dutch
What is taxation without representation?
It means that you have to pay taxes but you have no say in it.
Freedom of the press is guaranteed by the
Bill of Rights
The first ten amendments to the constitution are called
The Bill of Rights
The first factories in New York were built near rivers because
factories used water to power machines
The building of Erie Canal made it easier and cheaper to ship goods from Albany to
Buffalo
Giovanni Verrazano, Jacques Cartier, and Henry Hudson were all famous
explorers
A settlement that is ruled by another country is called a
colony
Who was the commander of the Continental Army in the Revolutionary War?
George Washington
What was the main reason that the northern colonies had fewer slaves than the southern colonies?
Slavery was not as profitable in the northern colonies.
Profitable means you didn't make as much money having them.
Which document, written during the Revolution, explained the colonists decision to break away from England?
The Declaration of Independence
The colonists dug ditches from the rivers to bring water to their crops. This is called
irrigation
What kind of community is a city?
urban
What is a nomad?
Someone that does not live in one place. They move from place to place.
A place where ships load and unload their goods is called a
port
When people move from other countries to live permanently in the U.S., it is called
immigration
The battle that is often called the turning point of the Revolution was called the Battle of
Saratoga
Things like soil, forests, minerals, animals, and plants are called
natural resources
The holiday that honors all the men and women who fought to defend the U.S. is called
Veteran's Day
The basic freedoms of all U.S. citizens are protected by the
Bill of Rights
The Dutch built a settlement called Fort Orange. What is it called now?
Albany
Colonists that wanted to go to war against Britain were called
Patriots
Colonists who did not want to go to war against Britain were called
Loyalists
Five Iroquois tribes joined together to promote peace. They formed the Iroquois Confederacy. It was also called the
Iroquois League
The first factories in New York were built near rivers because
factories used water to power machines
When this was built, good could be shipped from New York City to the Great Lakes. What was built?
The Erie Canal
Giovanni Verrazano, Jacques Cartier, and Henry Hudson were all famous
explorers
A settlement that is ruled by another country is called a
colony
Who was the commander of the Continental Army in the Revolutionary War?
George Washington
The houses the Iroquois built were called
long houses
How did the Indians use their natural resouces?
forests (shelter) animals (food, clothes, bones-tools,weapons) water (fish, irrigation for crops)
What was the Industrial Revolution?
People stopped producing goods by hand at home and started to use machines driven by steam power in factories.
Teh shelter Algonquians lived in
wigwams
When the English took over New Amsterdam they renamed it
New York after the Duke of York.
The first factories in New York were built near rivers because
factories used water to power machines
The building of Erie Canal made it easier and cheaper to ship goods from Albany to
Buffalo
Giovanni Verrazano, Jacques Cartier, and Henry Hudson were all famous
explorers
A settlement that is ruled by another country is called a
colony
Who was the commander of the Continental Army in the Revolutionary War?
George Washington