American History Exam Study Guide Exam Date: December 11, 2009 Exam Structure: 10 matching (people), 10 matching (13 colonies characteristics), 5 matching (explorers) and 25 multiple choice (over vocabulary, events, and key ideas). Study Guide Due Date: December 9, 2009 I will check that your study guide is complete during class, I will record that you have completed the study guide. The study guide will officially be turned in before we start the exam on the 11th. People: To properly define a person you must be able to identify them through the events that the participated in or by the ideas they shared. Christopher Columbus Hernando Cortes Francisco Pizarro Henry Hudson John Cabot John Smith Nathaniel Bacon Roger Williams John Locke John Peter Zenger Patrick Henry Ben Franklin George Washington King George III Lord Cornwallis Thomas Paine James Madison John Jay Vocabulary: Northwest Passage Spanish Armada Columbian Exchange African Diaspora Slave Codes Great Migration Fall Line Piedmont Great Awakening Enlightenment New England Way Glorious Revolution Salutary Neglect Proclamation of 1763 Committee of Correspondence Strategy Guerrilla Warfare Republicanism Liberty Articles of Confederation Northwest Territory Great Compromise Three-Fifths Compromise Federalism Bill of Rights Key Events and Themes: What were the two important effects of the English victory over the Spanish Armada? Negative and positive effects of the Columbian Exchange 4 Reasons the Spanish enslaved Africans Know the cause and effects of Bacon’s rebellion Know the factors that made each colonial region distinct (based on climate resources and people) Know specific characteristics of the 4 colonial regions What was the effect of the Stono Rebellion Why did the British and the colonists grow apart? Be able to identify and discuss the ways in which the colonists protest increasing British interference. On what principals are the Declaration of Independence based? What powers did the Declaration of Independence guarantee the new government? (5 specific rights/powers) What challenges did George Washington encounter when he took command of the Continental Army? 4 factors that helped American when the Revolutionary war. Be able to compare and contrast the Virginia and the New Jersey Plan. Compare and contrast federalist and antifederalist views. Explain the debate over the slave trade and the decision to revisit the issue in 1808. What is the purpose of the Bill of Rights?