Study Guide – Test on Friday “A” Day – November 6, 2015 From 13 English Colonies to Revolution (Chapter 4) – The 13 English colonies



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Study Guide – Test on Friday “A” Day – November 6, 2015

From 13 English Colonies to Revolution

(Chapter 4) – The 13 English colonies

  1. What is a colony? Why do European nations want colonies?



  1. Colonial Regions

  1. What characteristics make NEW ENGLAND unique?

What is the purpose of TOWN MEETINGS?

  1. What characteristics make the MIDDLE colonies unique?

Why were they known as the BREAD BASKET COLONIES?

  1. What characteristics make the SOUTHERN colonies unique?

What is a CASH CROP?

Roots of Self Government/Life in the Colonies

  1. What is an export/import?



  1. What is an indentured laborer? How does this differ from a slave?



  1. What is a legislature?



  1. Where do we see early examples of democracy in the colonies? Despite these early examples of democracy in the colonies MOST people living there (such as W_____________, S____________, free A_____________ A______________, N__________ A____________ and the P________ had NO VOTING RIGHTS)

(Chapter 5) – Crisis in the Colonies

French and Indian War (the war before the war!)

  1. What caused the French and Indian War?



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  1. What was the Albany Plan of Union? Was it a success? Why or why not?



    1. Be able to analyze the “JOIN OR DIE” image




  1. What were the effects of the French and Indian War?



  1. What effect did Pontiac’s War have on the actions of the King?


Lead up to the Revolution

  1. Why did Britain impose new taxes?



  1. What does “NO TAXATION WITHOUT REPRESENTATION” mean?




  1. What did the colonies do to protest the Stamp Act? What was the impact?


  1. What forms of colonial protest were used? (Define BOYCOTT, PETITIONS) other examples?


  1. What were the Townshend Acts?


  1. What was the Boston Massacre? How did Paul Revere’s engraving add to colonists’ anger?


  1. What role did the SONS OF LIBERTY play in the fight for liberty in the colonies?


  1. What was the Boston Tea Party?


  1. How did the Intolerable Acts punish Boston? What does it mean to QUARTER soldiers?


  1. What was decided at the First Continental Congress? What is a militia?




  1. What happened at Lexington and Concord to start the American Revolution?


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