Test 1:  Colonial America


Understand the following terms and concepts.

1. Pre-Columbian Indian migration to America

2. The Three Sisters and other native American crops

3. The Pueblo, Anasazi, and Chaco Canyon

4. Mississippian Indians, the Mound Builders, and Cahokia

5. The Iroquois League (Five/Six Nations), Hiawatha, and Deganawida

6. Pacific Northwest Indians

7. The Maya

8. The Aztec and Hernan Cortez

9. The Inca and Francisco Pizarro

10. The Renaissance

11. The Fall of Constantinople

12. Ferdinand, Isabella, the Reconquista, and the Fall of Granada

13. Henry the Navigator, Vasco da Gama, and the Portuguese Empire

14. Christopher Columbus, Juan Ponce de Leon, Vasco de Balboa, Ferdinand Magellan

15. The Treaty of Tordesillas

16. The Columbian Exchange

17. The Black Legend

18. Disease

19. Jacques Cartier and New France;  Jacques Marquette, Louis Joliet, Robert de la Salle, and Louisiana

20. The Virgin Queen, Sea Dogs, the Invincible Armada, and the Protestant Wind

21. Joint stock companies

22. Sir Walter Raleigh

23. The Lost Colony

24. Jamestown, John Smith, and John Rolfe

25. Powhatan, Pocahontas, and Opechancanaugh

26. The Chesapeake tobacco monoculture

27. Indentured servants

28. The headright system

29. Slavery and slave codes

30. The House of Burgesses

31. The Tidewater and the Backcountry

32. The English Civil War, Cavaliers, and Roundheads

33. William Berkeley and Nathaniel Bacon

34. Debt

35. Lord Baltimore, Maryland, and Catholics

36. Arminians and Calvinists

37. Separatists and Pilgrims

38. Plymouth, William Bradford, and Squanto

39. The Mayflower Compact

40. Puritans and the Great Migration

41. Family relations in the colonies

42. Massachusetts-Bay, John Winthrop, and a City upon a Hill

43. Town Meetings

44. The Protestant Work Ethic

45. Praying Indians

46. Thomas Hooker and Connecticut

47. New Haven

48. New Hampshire and Maine

49. Roger Williams, Rhode Island, and Separation of Church and State

50. Established churches

51. Religious toleration in various colonies

52. Baptists

53. Anne Hutchinson and Antinomianism

54. Pequot War and the Mystic Massacre

55. The New England Federation

56. Metacom and King Philipís War

57. Mary Rowlandson and captivity narratives

58. The Restoration of the Monarchy

59. The Dominion of New England and Edmund Andros

60. The Navigation Acts

61. The Glorious Revolution and the English Bill of Rights

62. Education in the colonies

63. The Dutch West India Company, New Netherland, New Amsterdam, & Fort Orange

64. Peter Minuit and Peter Stuyvesant

65. New Sweden

66. New York

67. Leislerís Rebellion

68. New Jersey (West Jersey and East Jersey)

69. The New York Slave Rebellion

70. William Penn and Pennsylvania

71. Quakers

72. Benjamin Franklin

73. Barbados and other Caribbean colonies

74. The Lords Proprietor of Carolina

75. South Carolina

76. John Locke and the Fundamental Constitutions of Carolina

77. The Tuscarora War and the Yamassee War

78. Sugar, indigo, and rice

79. Triangular Trade

80. The Stono Rebellion

81. North Carolina

82. James Oglethorpe and Georgia

83. Types of colonial governments (Royal, Proprietary, Self-governing) and degrees of voting rights and self-government

84. Church membership in New England

85. Declension

86. The Half-way covenant

87. The Salem Witch Trials

88. The Great Awakening

89. George Whitefield and Jonathan Edwards

90. Old Lights and New Lights

91. Methodists

92. Peter Zenger

93. The Scots-Irish

94. The Paxton Boys and the Regulators

Be prepared to answer the following question.


Compare and contrast the social, political, and economic structure of the colonies in TWO of the following regions
    The Chesapeake
    New England
    The Middle Colonies
    The Deep South


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