English traditions in government Colonial Roles Slavery The Spread of New Ideas Miscellaneous

100

The Magna Carta
This was the first English document to place restrictions of the king or queen.

100

Colonial men
This group was responsible for outdoor work and managing the property (head of household).

100

Spain
Which European country was the first to introduce slaves to the New World?

100

yes
Was religion an important part of public education in colonial times?

100

A dame school
What was an all girls school called in colonial times?

200

legislature
A group of people who have the power to make laws

200

Colonial women
This group took care of work around the house and taking care of their children.

200

Laws that specifically limited the rights of slaves.
What were slave codes?

200

A time period where religion was re-emphasized in the lives of the colonists.
What was the Great Awakening?

200

Most likely not. But in some cases in the Middle Colonies there were taught by some religious groups.
Were slaves taught to read and write in colonial times?

300

English Bill of Rights
This document was a list of freedoms that the English government would promise to protect.

300

Colonial children
This group received little education compared to today's standards, especially if they were female.

300

A belief system in which whites believe that they are better than African Americans simply based on the color of their skin and the fact that most slaves came from Africa (slaves were considered apart of a much lower class).
Define racism

300

Either is acceptable: 1. People are born with 3 natural rights (life, liberty, and property) and the government can't take those away. 2. The government should be set up to serve its people. If the government is not doing this, the people have the right to overthrow the government and create a new one.
Name one principal that was important to John Locke.

300

Famous Great Awakening preacher who gave the sermon "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God"
Who was Jonathan Edwards?

400

Freedom of the press
This is the right given to journalists to publish the truth without fear that they will be punished

400

Colonial (African) slaves
This group was considered property for life. They worked under harsh conditions.

400

African slaves could be used for life; there were farms that needed many people to work them
Why did slavery become so popular in the colonies?

400

Either is acceptable: 1. People are born with 3 natural rights (life, liberty, and property) and the government can't take those away. 2. The government should be set up to serve its people. If the government is not doing this, the people have the right to overthrow the government and create a new one.
Name one principal that was important to John Locke

400

Many things, but to name a few: establishing the Pennsylvania Gazette newspaper and Poor Richard's Almanak
What was Benjamin Franklin known for?

500

Libel
This is the act of publishing something that damages a person's reputation.

500

Indentured servants
This group worked to pay off a debt. Once the debt was payed, they were able to move on from a life of forced work

500

Middle Passage
What was the name of the passage that was used to transport African slaves across the Atlantic Ocean (part of the triangular trade)?

500

So that not one person could become all-powerful.
Why did Montesquieu believe it was important to have a separation of powers in the government?

500

Ireland
What country did Halloween originate from?

Chapter 4 Review: Life in the Colonies

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