Colonization
American Revolution
The Articles of Confederation
Civil War
Government Structure
100

John Rolfe, a prominent English colonist married this famous Powhatan Indian princess. Their marriage helped end the first Anglo-Powhatan war.

Pocahontas

100

This event $2 million of tea was dumped into the harbor by the colonists. 

The Boston Tea Party

100

The Articles of Confederation had a weak...

National Goverment

100

Who was the president of the United States during the Civil War? 

Abraham Lincoln

100

How many branches of government are there? 

Three Branches of Government

200

The crop cultivated by the English beginning in Virginia that soon led to be one of the major cash crops for the English colonies

Tobacco

200

This is where five colonists were killed and Paul Revere's famous painting was about this event. 

Boston Massacre

200

Name at least 1 Weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation

(Bonus 100 if you can name two) 

No power to tax, no national court, could not regulate foreign trade

200

Why did the Civil War start?

The issue of slavery became too much and the South seceded from the North

200

What are the three branches of government?

Legislative, Executive, Judicial

300

The first permanent and surviving English settlement in the New World

Jamestown

300

Without the support of this nation, the American colonies may not have been successful in their Revolution from England

France

300

What replaced the Articles of Confederation after it failed? 

Constitution

300

Name 1 famous abolitionist during the Civil War.

Harriet Tubman, Frederick Douglass, William Lloyd Garrison, Harriet Beecher Stowe

300

Which branch of government is the president in charge of?

Executive

400

What was the winter that killed many colonists and led to no food? 

The Starving Times

400

Name at least 2 of the Acts that were established by England in an attempt to control the American colonies. These acts helped to lead the colonies to revolt

Stamp, Sugar, Quartering, Intolerable, Townshend, Declaratory, Tea

400

This particular event showcased the weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation and helped lead to the establishment of a new government

Shay's Rebellion

400

Who was the general of the Union? Who was the general of the Confederacy?

400

How many people are in the Senate? How many people are in the House of Representatives?

500

Who was the man who settled Pennsylvania and was the leader of the Quakers?

Williams Penn

500

The name of the Treaty that was signed between the American colonies and England to end the American Revolution

The Treaty of Paris

500

How long did the Articles of Confederation last?

10 years

500

What is the time period after the Civil War called?

Reconstruction

500

How does the president "check" congress in the process of checks and balances?

The president can veto bills that Congress creates.

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