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40 Cards in this Set

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First document of self-government in America written by the Pilgrims
Mayflower Compact
Cash crop the made Virginia successful
Place where the Pilgrims landed in America.
Plymouth Rock
Ship on which the Pilgrims sailed to America.
People who wanted to change the Church of England
First Successful English settlement in America.
Where the first shots of the Amreican Revolution took place.
Dutch settlement, now called New York City
New Amsterdam
People who wanted to leave the Church of England
Allowed migrattion of prehistoric people to North America from Asia
land bridge
A social system in which one level of society owes something
Period of time when the Earth's temperature dropped and the level of the oceans dropped
Ice Age
King who started the Church of England
Henry VIII (the eighth)
The rule of a country by a king or queen
A series of religious wars for control of the Holy Land.
Attempt to change the Catholic Church.
This man wanted to reform the Catholic church
Martin Luther
This man "discovered" America for the third time
Christopher Columbus
One of Christopher Columbus' ships
Santa Maria
One of Christopher Columbus' ships
One of Christopher Columbus' ships
Attempted naval invasion of England in 1588.
Spanish Armada
When Christopher Columbus "discovered" America
October 12, 1492
Commander-in-cheif of the Continental Army
George Washington
The idea that citizens must give their permission to be taxed.
"No Taxation without representation."
This man rode to warn of the British attack
Paul Revere
This battle was "The Turning Point" of the American Revolution
The last major battle of the American Revolution
The Continental Army spent the winter of 1777-78 here under extremely harsh conditions.
Valley Forge
The main author of the Declaration of Independence
Thomas Jefferson
The battle for control of Boston Harbor
Bunker Hill
Colonists dressed as Indians to protest high taxes
Boston Tea Party
Five colonists were killed by Brtish redcoats.
Boston Massacre
When the American Revolution began
April 19, 1775
Document that stated the reasons for the colonists seperation from Great Britain
Declaration of Independence
Washington's sneak attack against the Hessians at Trenton on Christmas Day, 1776
"Crossing the Delaware"
Where the "Shot Heard Round the World" occurred
When the colonists declared their independence from Great Britain
July 4, 1776
Queen at the beginning on English colonization
Ellizabeth I
Viking explorer who "discovered" America
Leif Ericson