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Battle of saratoga, Treaty of Paris 1763, Ordinances, Tea Party, Europeans, etc.
HIST 1301 U.S. Civil War
Professor Jones
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history, U.S. History
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HIST 1301 Test One Study Guide The test will be a combination of matching, multiple choice, true­false, and short answer questions Tips for Studying: ­ You are NOT responsible for specific dates, but it is good to understand the order and flow of events ­ Go through your notes and make a note card for any interesting facts that I covered  For example: Washington began with 19,000 men but his numbers quickly dwindled to 5,000 ­ Anytime I gave you a numbered list is also a clue of something important ­ Be sure you could write out an answer for any of the review questions While you are responsible for ALL materials covered, be sure that you study the following: ­ first matching section will cover distinguishing traits of the colonies Virginia­ Cash crop was tobacco, sent men to urbanize, established James town, cash crops were bought by rich, indentured servants were mostly men, House of Burgesses Maryland­ cash crop was tobacco, wealthy, House of Delegates, any Christian religion allowed (not  really.), wealthy catholic families ruled Maryland, escape religious persecution. Absorbed by  Massachusetts Massachusetts­ founded before Maryland, everyone who invested in Massachusetts Bay Company to  America. First group held 1,000 people. By 1942 there was 20,000 puritans moved to Massachusetts.  *puritanism­ was a cult like religion that England didn’t welcome because it was a theocracy.  *theocracy­religious and political leaders are one in the same.  Plymouth­ came to America before Maryland, arrived on the Mayflower, not a lot of success on crops  or produce, furs and fish is where profit was, and Pilgrims were sect within puritanism. Came to  America for specific religious freedom.  Connecticut­ Puritan religious leader didn’t like theocracy in Mass. Wheat, corn, and fishing was the  agriculture, trade and exports were fish, fur, timber, ships, and livestock. Founded by Thomas Hooker Rohde Island­ allow Christian religions and Judaism, Roger Williams­ radical that was going to get  deported. #REBEL, Natural Resources: Fish, whales, forests. Imported agricultural products from other  colonies. Farming was difficult for crops like wheat because of the poor soil but corn, pumpkins, rye,  squash and beans were raised. Fish, timber, furs, ships, and live stocks.  New Haven­ Made b/c Puritans in Massachusetts weren't puritan enough thus created New Haven.  New Hampshire­ Part of Massachusetts, few settlers, religious drama, separate colony in 1679 Natural  Resources: Fish, whales, forests. Imported agricultural products from other colonies. Farming was  difficult for crops like wheat because of the poor soil but corn, pumpkins, rye, squash and beans were  raised. Farming was difficult for crops like wheat because of the poor soil but corn, pumpkins, rye,  squash and beans were planted. Trade and exports fish, fur, and timber New York­  King Charles gave duke of York a huge piece of land which now known as New York. NY  had different kinds of white people (Brits, French, Dutch, etc.) Natural Resources: Good farmland,  timber, furs and coal. Iron ore was a particularly important natural resource Middle Colonies were the  big food producing region that included corn and wheat and livestock including beef and pork. Other  industries included the production of iron ore, lumber, textiles, furs and shipbuilding ­ refer to Colonial  Times. Huge trading post, lots of Merchants. Duke of York gives two friends (bad administrative of a colony) a huge piece of land which is know as  New Jersey­ There was a East and West New Jersey, land sells to quakers, not going to have any elite  driven energy like NY. Natural Resources: Good farmland, timber, furs and coal. Iron ore was a  particularly important natural resource. Trade and Export: corn and wheat and livestock including beef  and pork. Other industries included the production of iron ore, lumber, textiles, furs and shipbuilding ­  refer to Colonial Times *Quakers­ Society of friends, hippies of their day, amount of wealth doesn't measure the respect they  get. No religious leaders, gender equality, society of equal. People didn't like them. Pennsylvania­ Absolute religious freedom, all men can participate in the gov., founder William Penn  wanted land for quakers. No swearing, no public intoxication, adultery, no slavery, no cock fighting  (LOVE CHICKENS). AND NO SLAVERY!!!  Natural Resources: Good farmland, timber, furs and  coal. Iron ore was a particularly important natural resource. Trade and Exports: corn and wheat and  livestock including beef and pork. Other industries included the production of iron ore, lumber, textiles,  furs and shipbuilding.  Carolina, North and South­ Rice was a cash crop bought by elites, 1  colony to bring slaves, Comp.  between Northern farmers and Southern elites of Carolina. King splits Carolina in half (both have own  chapter) to North Carolina and South Carolina. Natural Resources: Fish, forests (timber) and good  agricultural land. Farming and Plantations were  important. Exported agricultural products to other  colonies. Trade and Exports: Tobacco, cotton, rice, and indigo (dye), lumber, fur, and farm product.  Delaware­ own administration way different than Penn. allows slavery. Natural Resources: Good  farmland, timber, furs and coal. Iron ore was a particularly important natural resource     ­ second matching section will cover all the various acts, proclamations, treaties, etc.  ­  Amerigo Vespucci  ­ what Europeans used to call Native Americans and why  ­ why England took so long to get involved in the New World ­ the four main reasons interest in the English colonies grew in the late 1500s ­ the distinguishing characteristics of all the individual American colonies (including how they began,  who lived there, how they made money, how the society was organized) ­lots of questions on this! ­ the special laws that governed Georgia ­ the first three Navigation Acts ­ the Dominion of New England ­ the Seven Years’ War­ how it started and how it ended * the various regulations and taxes the British tried to impose and the colonists’ reactions­ Important! ­ the Boston “Massacre” ­ What 3 key things were accomplished at the First Continental Congress ­ What 3 key things were accomplished at the Second Continental Congress ­ timeline on how the war got started ­ Lexington and Concord ­ the colonies main advantages over England in the war ­ Washington’s strategy in fighting the war with England ­ alliance with France ­ why the war headed to the southern colonies ­ the specific mistakes the English made in fighting the war ­ what the Confederation Congress could and could not do under the Articles of Confederation ­ how power was distributed under the Articles of Confederation ­ the three land ordinances made by the Confederation Congress ­ ways the states tried to solve the post­war economic crisis ­ Shay’s Rebellion


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