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. The exposure of a land bridge between Asia and present-day Alaska during the last Ice Age resulted in?
Who lived in America before the Europeans arrived?
. Native American’s beliefs for the most part surrounded ____?
Who were the first Europeans to make contact with the Americas?
Why did Europeans start sea exploration?
Who is credited with discovering America?
The exchange of plants and animals from Europe to America and vise versa is known as?
People who wanted to reform the Catholic Church were known as?
. The destruction of the native population of the Americas and the need for plantation labor resulted in?
Who established colonies in North America?
. What reasons did colonists have for coming to America?
What group of people was taken to America and sold as slaves?
. What was the first permanent English settlement in North America
. Servants who signed a contract to work for four to seven years for those who paid their way to the America were known as?
A Protestant group who wanted to purify the Anglican Church was called?
. People who have left the country of their birth to live in another country are?
. This was one of the first attempts at self-government in the New England Colonies. It was a legal contract in which all agreed to have fair laws to protect the general good?
Why did Pilgrims and Puritans leave Europe for the Americas
. Who founded the colony of Pennsylvania?
. What was known as the trade of slaves from Africa to the West Indies and English Colonies in exchange for rum, sugar, and molasses?
21. What movement took place in Europe during the 1700s spreading the idea that reason and logic could improve society
. The French and Indian war was fought between?
Americans greatest complaint about Great Britain before the Revolution was?
Who wrote the Declaration of Independence?
. What were the original thirteen colonies?
When was the Declaration of Independence adopted?
. Colonists who chose to fight for independence from Great Britain were called?
Who was the leader of the Continental Army?
. People who chose to remain loyal to the king were called?
. Where did the first two Continental Congresses met?
Who was the writer of Common Sense, which causes many Americans to desire to fight against the British?
. What battle was the turning point of the American Revolution because its victory encouraged France to give us aid?
Where was the Continental Army’s winter camp where many men died due to poor conditions and disease?
What was the last major battle of the American Revolution where the French Navy, and American Army with French supporters defeated the British?
. What was the first system of government in the United States where congress was a single branch of the national government with limited power to protect the liberties of the peop
Why did the Articles of Confederation fail?
What was the uprising by western farmers who protested high taxes and heavy debt?
. What was the meeting was held in Philadelphia in order to revise the Articles of Confederation?
How did the federalists and Anti-Federalists differ?
Under which agreement did only three-fifths of a state’s slave population would count when determining representation?
The idea that political authority belongs to the people is called?
The sharing of power between states and the central government is called?
What is the supreme law of the land
What stops one branch of government from becoming too powerful
What are the powers of Congress?

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