Ap us history – Unit 1 Review Sheet Objective 1



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AP US History – Unit 1 Review Sheet
Objective 1

  1. Immigrants to the colonies who signed on to work for a set number of years in exchange for their passage:

  2. Colonies founded by one person or family:

  3. A colony ruled by a royal governor:

  4. The first document of majority rule in the New World:

  5. The first written Constitution in the New World:

  6. The first example of guaranteed religious freedom in the New World:

  7. A nasty little affair in Virginia that symbolized the conflict between the Back Country and the Tidewater regions:

  8. The first colony wide religious movement:

  9. The first attempt to unite the colonies in a plan of defense:

  10. The British policy of ignoring the Navigation Acts because it was good for the economy to do so:

  11. His case helped establish freedom of the press:

  12. The City Upon the Hill refers to which city and colony:

  13. Two who founded Rhode Island:

  14. Led the Great Awakening:



Objective 2


  1. The first successful organization of the colonies to protest British actions:

  2. The Stamp Act and Quartering Act were this type of tax:

  3. The Townshend Acts and Tea Act were this type of tax:

  4. The first British attempt to tax the colonies:

  5. The second attempt, an internal tax, that really angered the colonists:

  6. Lowered the price of the good but angered the colonists:

  7. Passed in response to the Boston Tea Party:

  8. Met in 1774 and voted to send a petition to the King to urge him to repeal the Intolerable Acts, and also voted to set up committees so the colonies could communicate with each other:

  9. Met from spring 1775 until the summer of 1776. Passed the Declaration of Independence, created an Army and put GW in charge:

  10. Persuaded many colonists to support revolution:

  11. Part of the Intolerable Acts that extended the Catholic province of Quebec into the Ohio Valley:



Objective 3


  1. The term used by historian John Fiske to describe the 1780s:

  2. Created a system for admitting new states:

  3. Created a system for surveying and dividing up the land in the west for sale to settlers:

  4. A farmers’ revolt that lasted for a year and symbolized the weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation:

  5. Gave freedom of religion and outlawed slavery in the Old Northwest:

  6. Set aside land for schools and churches in the ‘west’:



Objective 4


  1. Supported the ratification of the new Constitution:

  2. Opposed the ratification of the new Constitution:

  3. The system of dividing power between states and the federal government:

  4. The agreement that settled the issue of how states would be represented in Congress:

  5. Settled the issue of how citizens would be counted for representation in the House:

  6. Demanded by AntiFederalists, before they would ratify the Constitution, to protect individual liberties:

  7. Allows the Federal government to expand its power and make any laws necessary and proper:

  8. The Supreme Courts power to declare laws unconstitutional:

  9. Provides for an indirect election of the President:

  10. The small state plan for Congress:

  11. The large state plan for Congress:

  12. The series of essays written by Madison, Hamilton, and Jay to persuade people to support the new Constitution:


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