1. Describe why the "discovery" of America was one of the "most important events recorded in
the history of mankind," according to Adam Smith.
In the words of Adam Smith, the discovery of America was one of the two
greatest and important events
Option 2: Analyze the political, diplomatic, and military reasons for the United
States victory in the Revolutionary War.
The Revolutionary War was one of the most notable and interesting wars in
history because of the odds
1. What were the Articles of Confederation and how did the limited central government it
created reflect the issues behind the Revolution and fears for individual liberties?
The Articles of Confederation was the first written constitution of the US.
Midterm Short Answers
Mayflower Compact: This was the agreement that was drawn up by the Pilgrim leaders from
England, who traveled on the Mayflower and landed in Plymouth, in which the men going to
shore agreed to follow the laws that we