Social Studies

  1. The Spanish settled in which part of the United States?
    western part
  2. Cabrillo was the first European to explore which coast?
  3. Both Great Britain and Canada have a government leader called?
    prime minister
  4. Unlike the United States which country did not fight a war of independence with Great Britain?
  5. What was written in Philadelphia because the colonies wanted to be free from British control?
    The Declaration of Independence
  6. The Wampanoag Indians and Pilgrims celebrated?
  7. Into what period of time is a timeline divided?
  8. Columbus sailed in a different direction, which direction was this?
  9. Today's Constitution & America's national laws protect?
    the freedom of all Americans
  10. The Wampanoag Indians taught the Pilgrims how to?
    hunt and plant food
  11. Why did the war begin with colonists & the British?
    England sometimes treated the colonies unfairly
  12. Indians that helped Pilgrims learn to adapt?
  13. Sailor who wanted to find a better route to Asia?
    Christopher Columbus
  14. Road or waterway people travel to buy, sell, or exchange goods?
    Trade route
  15. A period of ten years?
  16. Statement declaring why America should be free from British rule?
    Declaration of Independence
  17. Group of Christian settlers who hoped to live & worship freely?
  18. One of the main authors of the Declaration of Independence?
    Thomas Jefferson?
  19. A 100 years?
  20. Feast where the Pilgrims & Wampanoag Indians celebrated the year's harvest?
  21. Government in which people govern themselves?
  22. Community belonging to a distant country?
  23. Who was the main author of the Declaration of Independence?
    Thomas Jefferson
  24. Why did many countries send explorers to America?
    to find riches & a trade route to Asia
  25. Why did the Pilgrims come to America?
    to live & worship freely
  26. Who celebrated the first Thanksgiving?
    Pilgrims & Wampanoag Indians
  27. List 3 ways the Wampanoag helped the Pilgrims?
    taught them to fish; taught them to hunt; & taught them to plant
  28. What country is north of the United States?
  29. What part of America did the Pilgrims settle?
  30. List 2 chores a pilgrim boy or girl may have done?
    boys build & girls wash & cook
  31. Who ruled the colonies in the United States before they had their independence?
    Great Britain
Card Set
Social Studies
Early America