The French and Indian War
Road to the Revolution
Revolutionary War
Constitutional Convention
Early Republic
Miscellaneous
100

The Territory that the British and the French were fighting over in the French and Indian War.

What is the Ohio River Valley?

100

A formal statement that expressed the colonies’ desire to separate from the British and form their own government. It was drafted by Thomas Jefferson and adopted by Congress on July 4, 1776.

What is the Declaration of Independence?

100

Militia groups trained to prepare quickly for local defense in case of British attack.

What are Minutemen?

100

The original constitution of the United States created by the Second Continental Congress.

What is the Articles of Confederation?

100

New political party that emerged out of the opposition to federalist policies in the 1790s; Thomas Jefferson was the primary leader of this party.

What is Democratic-Republicans?

100

The leader of the Continental Army.

Who is George Washington?

200

1765 act ensuring British troops would remain stationed in the colonies after the end of the Seven Years War.

What is the Quartering Act?

200

Colonial supporters of the British during the American Revolution.

 What are Loyalists/Tories?

200

This battle proved to be the decisive engagement of the American Revolution. The British surrender by Cornwallis forecast the end of British rule. 

What is Yorktown? 

200

Anti-Federalists refused to consider ratifying the Constitution without the inclusion of this significant item

What is the Bill of Rights?

200

Treaty signed in 1794 between the U.S. And Britain in which Britain sought to improve trade relations and agreed to withdraw from forts in the northwest territory

What is Jay's Treaty? 

200

British colonial policy from 1700 to 1760 that relaxed supervision of internal colonial affairs as long as the North American colonies produced sufficient raw materials and revenue.

What is Salutary Neglect?

300

A law passed by British Parliament that forbid westward expansion of the colonist after the French and Indian War.

What is Proclamation Line of 1763?

300

 An event that occurred on March 5, 1770 when British soldiers opened fire on a group of colonists who were protesting the taxes imposed by the British.

What is the Boston Massacre?

300

Turning point of the American Revolution. It was very important because it convinced the French to give the U.S. military support.

What is Saratoga?

300

Agreement reached upon at the Constitutional Convention that determined slaves in the south would as a certain percentage of population for voting purposes.

What is the Three-Fifths Compromise

300

This conflict demonstrated the strength of the new federal govt under the Constitution 

What is the Whiskey Rebellion?

300

This found founding father played a major role in drafting the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights. 

Who is James Madison?

400

Native American uprising against the British, who were expanding into the Ohio Territory. They began attacking colonial settlements but were later suppressed by British troops.

What is Pontiac's Rebellion?

400

1774 act of parliament passed in response to the Boston Tea Party; The acts closed the port of Boston until residents paid for the damaged property and moved Massachusetts court cases against royal officials back to England in a bid to weaken colonial authority.

What are the Coercive Acts/Intolerable Acts?

400

Peace settlement in which the British formally recognized American independence and granted them the land west to the Mississippi and fishing rights in Newfoundland.

What is the Treaty of Paris (1783) ? 

400

This plan called for a legislature divided into two bodies (the Senate and the House of Representatives) with proportional representation and was favored by the larger states

What is the Virginia Plan?

400

was the set of measures to combine Federal and State debt, buy all bond and have government issue new ones to help with national debt, impose a tariff on imports, and create a National Bank

What is Hamilton's Financial Plan?

400

Enacted in 1787, established a system for setting up governments in the western territories and a path to statehood on an equal footing with the original 13 states, banning slavery in the territories

What is the Northwest Ordinance?

500

Benjamin Franklin’s plan to create a centralized government for the Thirteen Colonies. It failed when only 7 colonies sent representatives. However, it did mark the first effort at achieving colonial unity.

What is the Albany Plan?

500

Last ditch effort by the colonists to prevent conflict with the British. The Continental Congress pledged loyalty to the crown while still trying to address the rights of the colonists. It was REJECTED by the British king.

What is the Olive Branch Petition?

500

Th idea that women had a duty to shape the morals of future political leaders 

What is republican motherhood

500

Compromise reached at the Constitutional Convention that established proportional representation of the states in the House of Representatives but equal representation in the Senate. Solved the dispute over the adoption of the Virginia Plan or the New Jersey Plan.

What is The Great Compromise?

500

Written anonymously by Jefferson and Madison in response to the Alien and Sedition Acts, they declared that states could nullify federal laws that the states considered unconstitutional

What is the Virginia & Kentucky resolutions?

500

Act that created the Judiciary Branch of the U.S. government. It established a Supreme Court, with five justices and a chief judge, and additional district and circuit courts.

What is the Judiciary Act of 1789?

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