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AP US History Final Exam Review – Fall Semester 07/08 Describe living conditions in early Jamestown Why was Maryland established and by whom? Mayflower Compact – what was it? What is its significance? King Philip’s War – reasons for the war, outcome Regional Differences in colonial America Indentured Servants – describe the process Bacon’s Rebellion – reasons for the rebellion, outcome The Middle Passage – role in the slave trade Economic differences in the colonies – New England, Middle, Southern Great Awakening – what was it? Key figures and events Benjamin Franklin – major accomplishments French role in North America – what was their goal in Louisiana, along the Mississippi River and in the Ohio Valley What led to the clash between Britain and France in North America? / French-Indian War Proclamation of 1763 – how did it affect colonists and how did they react? Why did the British government claim that American colonists should pay more taxes? Sugar Act and Stamp Act – why did the British create them and how did colonists react? “No taxation without representation” – what does this phrase mean? “Virtual representation” – how did the British use this term to justify their policies? First Continental Congress – why did it meet? Advantages of Britain in the War for Independence Advantages of colonists in the War for Independence Olive Branch Petition – what was it, why did colonists submit it, how did Britain react?

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