Essay about American Revolution and Study Guide

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Chapter 2 Study Guide Questions
“The Planting of English America”
1. Discuss English treatment of the Irish and its consequence (10pts)
2. What lessons do you think English colonists learned from their early Jamestown experience? Focus on matters of fulfilling expectations, financial support, leadership skills, and relations with the Indians. What specific developments illustrate that the English living in the plantation colonies tried to apply these lessons? (25 pts)
2. Compare and contrast the ways in which tobacco and sugar affected the social and economic development of colonial America (10pts)

Chapter 3 Study Guide
“Settling the Northern Colonies”
1. Compare and contrast the motives of the their founders, religious and
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To what extent did “No taxation without representation” become a major source of controversy between the colonists and Parliament? (Hint: refer to the Stamp Act riots-1765, “virtual representation) 10 points
John Hancock
Marquis de Lafayette
Abigail Adams
Royal Veto
Declaratory Act
Quartering Act
Boston Tea Party

George Greenville
King George III
John Dickinson
Virtual Representation
First Continental Congress
Boston Massacre

Samuel Adams
John Adams
Baron Von Steuben
Thomas Hutchinson
Adam Smith
Quebec Act
Sugar Act
Townshend Acts
Stamp Act
British East India Company

Chapter 8 Study Guide
American Secession from England
1. Identify key qualities of George Washington in which made him a good candidate to command the Colonial army (5pts)
2. Write your definition of a Loyalist (3pts). Then explain why the Loyalists were held in such low regard and treated with abuse during the Revolutionary War. (13pts)
3. List and justify THREE most important battles of the Revolutionary War (2 examples each—15pts)
4. Create a T-Chart that compares the British and the colonies prior to the engagement of war 1776. (10pts)
George Washington
Charles Cornwallis
Thomas Jefferson
George III
Civic virtue
Treaty of Paris 1783

William Howe
Nathaniel Greene
Thomas Paine
Horatio Gates
Marquis de Lafayette
John Jay mercenaries privateering

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