U.S. History 101: Colonial times to 1877 Study Guide
1. What methods do historians use when informing about the past and how can these methods be used every day
2. Difference between primary and secondary sources?
a. Most credible source?
3. What happened in 1492?
a. Who’s a part of the “new world”
c. How are the Native americans affected
i. Indigenous decline?
4. What do European powers want to achieve in 1492 in the wester hemisphere? a. Mercantilism?
5. How were the Natives seen by Americans and why?
6. Results of interaction between Natives and colonists?
7. What was the 1680 Pueblo revolt?
8. European religion influence in North America?
a. Relate to assimilation
i. Mary jemison
ii. Deleware Indians?
9. What are the goals of the french, spanish , and colonists in North America 10.What are the three colonial regions?
a. hint= New England is one Don't forget about the age old question of What are the differences between passive transport, facilitated diffusion, osmosis, active transport, and mass transport?
11.What is the backcountry?
12.Who saved Jamestwon?
13.What crop saves Jamestwon and how does it affect slavery in North America? 14.What conflicts occurred between the colonists and Powahtan? 15.How were labor systems developed?
a. Why were they developed
16.How is “race” formed?
a. What is race?
i. How does race relate to hierarchy?
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b. What is ethnicity?
17.What is religions’ role in the development of the colonies?
a. Who is George Whitfield?
b. What was the Great Awakening?
18.What is colonial Autonomy and imperial power?
19.Forced immigration role in development of the colonies? If you want to learn more check out Sensory memory means what?
b. Carribean plantations
20.Who were indentured servants?
a. Difference between slaves?
b. Elizabeth springs
21.What caused a drop in indentured servants?
22.Who were the 1st slaves in North America?
a. What advantage did they have over the colonists?
b. Were they often held in slavery? Why not?
23.What is the importance of Indigenous technology?
24.How/ why did English puritans found New England and flee their home? 25.Who is Anne Hutchinson and what did she do?
26.Give some background on Massachusetts bay?
27.List the 13 colonies?
28.How did the colonists fail to assimilate the Natives?
a. Did the colonists begin to assimilate to the Natives? We also discuss several other topics like Where is brazil located on the world map?
29.Give brief background on Pennsylvania
30.How did cultural misunderstanding and culture superiority fuel colonization? 31.Who is Metacom?
a. Wampanoag -english war
32.Do all native Americans see themselves as equal in the 1500s? 33.Know Mary Rowlandson
34.What was Bacon’s Rebellion?
36.What is the imperial view of the colonists?
37.What is native Diplomacy?
38.What is the cause of the seven years war? If you want to learn more check out What is a channel issue?
a. What end the war?
b. Who fight during the war?
c. Did natives stop fighting after the war?
39.Is there resistance with colonization? We also discuss several other topics like How does one compute for revenue?
40.What is “La Guerre savage” or the savage war(fare)? 41.1763 Treaty of Paris?
a. Effect on natives?
42.What is the Proclamation Line of 1763?
43.What happens during pontiac’s war 1763?
44.How do the Britist fund their war debt?
45.How does salutary neglect relate to the colonists? 46.What is the U.S. paradox?
47.What happened in the Stono Rebellion?
48.What lead up to the U.S. Revolutionary war?
b. Sons of Liberty?
c. Townsend duties?
49.What happened at the Boston massacre?
50.What does some of the 1744 Coercive/ Intolerable Acts say? 51.What occured at the 1774 Continental Congress?
52.Why did the U.S. Revolutionary War begin in New England? 53.What is the significance of the battle of Lexington April 19,1775? 54.What is the siege of Boston?
55.What does King George 3 have to say about the colonists behavior? 56.Virginia and Maryland during the U.S Revolutionary War?
57.What does the Declaration of Independence justify?
a. When was it signed?
58.Why do the founding fathers define freedom so well?
59.What role does slavery have in the foundation of the U.S.? 60. Why are the founding documents signed in 1776,1788, and 1791 important to the formation of the U.S Republic?
61.What is the difference between anti-federalism and federalism?