1. The discovery exploration of new worlds was called the
    age of discovery
  2. England developed permanent colonies in
    North America
  3. New England colonies were associated with
    shipbuilding and commerce
  4. The middle colonies were associated with
    farming and commerce
  5. Southern colonies were associated with
    cotton, tobacco, and slavery
  6. The idea of "what" began in the colonies
    free public education
  7. The most prevalent religion in the colonies was
  8. The         and            War(1756-1763) was a crucial turning point in England's domination over North America
    French and Indian War
  9. The English victory ended the               in America
    French threat
  10. The English                    discouraged colonial economic independence
    mercantile policy
  11. Colonial ideas of                and                                    were crucial factors leading to the American Revolution
    political and economic freedom
  12. 2 of the colonies methods used to change British actions
    petitions and boycotts
  13. The                             stated the purposes for the colonies' break with England
    The Declaration of Independence
  14. The                            (1776-1781) was fought to obtain American independence
    American Revolution
  15. The French alliance(1778) brought              and          to the American cause
    men, equipment, and money
  16. The defeat of              at              (1781) brought victory to the colonies
    Cornwallis at Yorktown
  17. The                    of                 were inadequate as a central government but held the nation together during the critical period
    Articles of Confederation
  18. The Articles were limited by major weaknesses. 3 things the national government did not have
    • 1. the power to regulate the foreign trade.
    • 2. a court system
    • 3. an independent taxing power
  19. The need for a strong central government was what led to the framing of the
    Constitution in 1789
  20. A federal system was created that
    divided federal and state power
  21. The 3 branches established to divide the new government power
    legislative, executive, and judicial
  22. The                         was added to the constitution in order to protect the rights of people.
    Bill of Rights
  23. The early national period tested the functioning of
    the new federal government
  24. The national government encouraged American business expansion by
    passing excise taxes and a tariff
  25. The national government raised revenue by initiating a tax on
    domestic whiskey
  26. The national government encouraged the development of a national bank to
    facilitate the expansion of buisness
  27. The national government authorized the use of coins and paper money to
    encourage the growth of commerce
  28. President Hamilton's financial plan led to the development of
    political parties
  29. The                     party believed in the concept of a strong central government ruled by the manufacturing interests of the country.
  30. The                  party believed in the concept of limited federal power based on the farming interest of the country
  31. The                     party favored the wealthy
  32. The                      party developed a political philosophy that believed in the worth of the individual
  33. The                            (1803) became the greatest real estate purchase in U.S history
    Louisiana Purchase
  34. The War of 1812 was fought between
    the U.S and Great Britain
  35. The                     was what defined American interests in the Northern Hemisphere.
    Monroe Doctrine
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