Colonies through Constitution

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Can you name the facts about the Discovery of the New World through the Constitution?

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Who published Poor Richard's Almanac?
What four words did George Washington use to end his oath of office?
On which Carribean island did Colombus make his first landing in the New World?
Which great American intellectual and theologian wrote 'Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God'?
What was the purpose of the checks and balances system?
What English-speaking Indian lived in Plymouth and taught the Pilgrims how to survive?
What are the first ten amendments to the Constitution called?
What city served as the meeting place for the 1st and 2nd Continental Congresses?
What kind of colony was controlled by a nobleman?
What famous naval hero shouted, 'I have not yet begun to fight'?
What act of parliament levied a tax on all legal documents in the colonies?
Who search for the fountain of youth?
Who was the first Secretary of the Treasury?
Who conquered the Aztecs
What was the first permanent European settlement in the United States?
Who discovered the Mississippi River?
Who was the best known missionary to the Indians?
The governor of Pennsylvania also controlled what other colony?
Who led the Green Mountain Boys to capture Fort Ticonderoga?
What was the widespread revival that swept across America in the 18th century called?
What was the name of the ship which brought the Pilgrims to the New World?
What was the first permanent English settlement in North America?
Where did the Continental army camp during the winter of 1777-1778?
Which colony was intended as a settlement for debtors?
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What did the Olive Branch Petition attempt to do?
Where did the War for Independence end?
Because of the amount of grain they produced, the middle colonies were alson known as the ________ colonies
Who sparked the Protestant Reformation by nailing his 95 Theses to the church door at Wittenburg, Germany?
The French and Indian War was known as the ___ ________ War in other parts of the world.
What measure barred colonial settlement in all lands west of the Appalachian Mountains and declared all prior land grants null and void?
Who selected the location for America's new capital, Washington, D.C.?
Besides his wild ride, what was Paul Revere famous for making?
Which explorer discovered Florida?
What act said that the colonies were subordinate to England?
Who laid out the original plans for Washington, D.C.?
Who was the first to realize that what Columbus had discovered was a new continent?
Who said, 'I regret that I only have but one life tp lose for my country'?
As what did the perpetrators of the Boston Tea Party disguise themselves?
What type of colony was controlled directly by the king?
What is the name given to the President's advisers?
What act made it legal to force colonists to supply housing for British soldiers?
Mercenary soldiers hired by King George to fight against the colonists were known as what?
Which American patriot became a tratior and helped the British in the War for Independence?
Who was the Viking who landed on the shore of North America around A.D. 1000?
For what was William Billings famous?
What is the name of the famous pamphlet written by Thomas Paine?
Which great patriot declared, 'Give me liberty, or give me death'?
What was the treaty called which ended the War for Independence?
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When was the Declaration of Independence adopted by the Continental Congress?
What was the first institution of higher learning in America?
What natural pass in the Appalachian Mountains allowed settlers to travel west?
Who is known as the 'Father of the Constitution'?
What type of colony was allowed to govern its own affairs?
Alexander Hamilton is one of the most famous members of the ________ Party.
Who was George Washington's Vice President?
What was the term for a boy placed under a craftsman to learn a trade?
What was the name of the most widely read textbook in colonial America?
Who is known as the 'Father of American Conservatism'?
What battle was the turning point in the War for Independence?
Name one of the three branches of government set up by the Constitution.
What bill closed the port of Boston to commerce?
What was Francis Marion's nickname based on his clever use of guerilla warfare?
Who wrote 'History of Plymouth Plantation'?
What was the first major battle of the War for Independence?
Who helped Paul Revere spread the word of the British advancement?
Thomas Jefferson was the first Secretary of ______.
Was our country founded as a democracy or a federal republic?
What was the first permanent French settlement in the New World?
Who was the Democratic-Republican candidate in the election of 1796?
Where was 'the shot heard 'round the world' fired?
In what year did the Protestant Reformation begin?
Who was the famous Frenchman who helped Washington in the War for Independence?

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