American History Exam Study Guide 09 fall

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					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.

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

Northwest Passage
Spanish Armada
Columbian Exchange
African Diaspora
Slave Codes
Great Migration
Fall Line
Great Awakening
New England Way
Glorious Revolution
Salutary Neglect
Proclamation of 1763
Committee of Correspondence
Guerrilla Warfare
Articles of Confederation
Northwest Territory
Great Compromise
Three-Fifths Compromise
Bill of Rights

Key Events and Themes:
    What were the two important effects of the English victory over the Spanish
    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
    What is the purpose of the Bill of Rights?

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