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33 Cards in this Set

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Viking explorer who "discovered" America
Leif Ericson
Queen at the beginning on English colonization
Ellizabeth I
King who started the Church of England
Henry VIII (the eighth)
People who wanted to change the Church of England
When the colonists declared their independence from Great Britain
July 4, 1776
Where the "Shot Heard Round the World" occurred
Document that stated the reasons for the colonists seperation from Great Britain
Declaration of Independence
Colonists dressed as Indians to protest high taxes
Boston Tea Party
When the American Revolution began
April 19, 1775
Five colonists were killed by Brtish redcoats.
Boston Massacre
This man rode to warn of the British attack
Paul Revere
The idea that citizens must give their permission to be taxed.
"No Taxation without representation."
When Christopher Columbus "discovered" America
October 12, 1492
Attempted naval invasion of England in 1588.
Spanish Armada
One of Christopher Columbus' ships
One of Christopher Columbus' ships
One of Christopher Columbus' ships
Santa Maria
This man "discovered" America for the third time
Christopher Columbus
This man wanted to reform the Catholic church
Martin Luther
Attempt to change the Catholic Church.
A series of religious wars for control of the Holy Land.
The rule of a country by a king or queen
Period of time when the Earth's temperature dropped and the level of the oceans dropped
Ice Age
A social system in which one level of society owes something
Allowed migrattion of prehistoric people to North America from Asia
land bridge
People who wanted to leave the Church of England
Dutch settlement, now called New York City
New Amsterdam
Where the first shots of the Amreican Revolution took place.
First Successful English settlement in America.
Ship on which the Pilgrims sailed to America.
Place where the Pilgrims landed in America.
Plymouth Rock
Cash crop the made Virginia successful
First document of self-government in America written by the Pilgrims
Mayflower Compact