What happened to the American trading ships off the north coast of
Africa? they were harassed by pirates from the Barbary Coast
Why did President Jefferson send the Navy to the Barbary Coast?
sent the navy there to defend themselves from the Pirates
What was the first English Settlement? Roanoke
Why is this colony considered A Mystery for All Time? the colony disappeared
What was the first permanent English Settlement in America? Where is this area
located today? Jamestown, now located in Vi
How did the First Continental Congress end? they said that if they did not come to an
agreement they would come back in 6 months
What famous quote by Patrick Henry prepared the colonists for a fight? Give me Liberty
or give me DEATH
What were Min
What were the positive results of the President Jeffersons embargo?
This helped American industry grow.
Who was elected President in 1808? James Madison
What did President Madison choose to do about the war between England &
France? Stay Neutral
What is a
What was the Sugar Act? Forced colonists to buy Sugar and Molasses from
What was the Battle Cry of the Colonists? No taxation without Representation
What was the Quartering Act? Allowed soldiers to sleep in the colonists houses
What were the Articles of Confederation? When were they written?
What were they a plan for?
The Articles of Confederation defined the federal government
powers separate from those of the states. The Articles were
adopted in March 1781.
2. What was Cong
Overall, how did people live in the Middle colonies? Overall the middle colonies, people lived
on large farms that were spread far apart. There were few towns and schools.
Who founded Georgia? James Oglethorpe
Why was Georgia founded? For prisone
What was the Virginia Plan?
What was the Small sates plan?
every state gets equal votes
Who was Roger Sherman?
big states get more votes
a lawyer from Massachusetts
How many representatives does each state have in the House of
Princeton - Washington & Cornwallis Americans win and French decide to give
Bunker Hill - Colonel Prescott- Dont fire till you see the whites of their eyes! Bloody
battle, the Colonists lost, but realized they just might be able to beat