APUSH Unit 2 Comps 2015 MARK YOUR Quiz and Test Dates on the CALENDAR NOW
“American Revolution and Young Republic”
American Pageant Chapters 5-8
SOL VUS 4a-c
Directions: Use this comps sheet as a study guide for both the Chapter/Vocab Quizzes and the Unit Test. You should be able to discuss each of these topics, all vocabulary terms and how they relate to the course themes before the test.
1. Identify the factors that contributed to the growing numbers and wealth of the American colonists in the 18th century.
2. Explain the developments that tended to make society LESS equal and MORE hierarchical.
3. How is the Great Awakening linked to the development of a sense of American uniqueness and identity?
4. Identify the features of colonial politics that contributed to the development of popular democracy. What kept political life from being truly democratic?
5. In what ways were the American colonists involved in the home country’s struggle with France?
6. Why did most Indian peoples fight with the French against the British and its American colonists in the French and Indian War?
7. Explain why Britain’s success in defeating the French empire led to failures in dealing with its colonial subjects.
8. When the Seven Year’s War (French and Indian War) began, most American colonists were extremely proud and happy to be British citizens but by the end of the war, they were not—even though Britain was a more powerful empire at the end. Explain this.
9. What central political ideas had colonial Americans developed by the 18th century that made them deeply suspicious of centralized authority and fervent in defense of their rights?
10. Prior to the outbreak of violence in 1775, identify the nonviolent methods the colonists used in their struggle against Britain and determine the relative success of these methods.
11. T chart** What advantages and disadvantages did the American rebels and the British each possess at the beginning of the war. You may use a chart to show this…..maybe even take it straight from the SOL ppt and commit it to memory!
12. At various times during the decade 1765-1775, the British government backed down and sought compromise with the colonies. After the Boston Tea Party and the imposition of the Intolerable Acts, was there any chance the war could have been avoided? Explain thoroughly.
13. Why was the Battle of Saratoga a turning point in the Revolutionary War? Did this battle put the Americans on a clear path to victory or only delay defeat? Support your response with solid evidence.
14. In what ways was the American Revolution a civil war among Americans as well as a fight between Britain and those Americans seeking independence?
15. **Complete a T chart** and prepare to debate EITHER side in class.:“Even though it was necessary to achieve American independence, the American alliance with the reactionary French monarchy violated revolutionary ideals and demonstrated their impracticality was a basis for international relations.”
(Affirmative Evidence for this Statement on the left of a T chart)
16. Negative Evidence for the statement in #15 on the right of a T chart
Unit 2 Vocabulary: (1-20 will be on CH 5/6 Quiz; 21-40 on the 7/8 Quiz)
1. Albany Conference
2. Pontiac’s Rebellion
3. Proclamation of 1763
4. Paxton Boys
5. Writs of Assistance
6. James Otis
7. Mercy Otis Warren
8. Stamp Act
9. Sons of Liberty
10. Committees of Correspondence
11. Intolerable Acts
12. Carolina Regulators
13. Second Continental Congress
14. Olive Branch Petition
15. Marquis de Lafayette
16. William Howe
17. Benedict Arnold
18. Robert Morris
19. Thomas Paine/Common Sense (it will be ONE!)
20. Edmund Burke
21. Declaration of Independence
22. Abigail Adams
24. Virginia Statute of Religious Freedom
27. General Charles Cornwallis
28. General John Burgoyne
29. George Rogers Clark
30. John Paul Jones
32. Kings Mountain
33. Phyllis Wheatley
35. Treaty of Paris, 1783
36. John Jay
37. Benjamin Franklin
38. Northwest Ordinance
39. Articles of Confederation
40. Newburgh Conspiracy
Reading Schedule/Assignment List
F 8/28 p.88-97;rv. 1-22
M 8/31 p. 97-103; rv.23-43
T 9/1 p.103-106; rv.44-52/CH:5 Comps/MC
W 9/2 CH:6 p. 109-116; rv. 1-22
X 9/3 p. 116-124; rv. 23-38/CH:6 Comps/MC
F 9/4 CH:7 p. 126-132; rv. 1-24
M 9/7 “Study for CH:5/6 Quiz”
T 9/8 p.132-139; rv. 25-37
W 9/9 p. 139-144; rv. 38-48/ CH:7 Comps/MC
X 9/10 CH: 8 p. 146-151; rv. 1-9
F 9/11 p. 151-157; rv. 10-20
M 9/14 p.157-164; rv. 21-32
T 9/15 p.164-168; rv. 33-38/CH:8 Comps/MC
W 9/16 REVIEW DAY Study for Ch: 7/8 QZ and test
X 9/17 CH:7/8 QUIZ
F 9/18 UNIT 2 TEST/ Start CH:9 HW
Chapter Vocabulary to Analyze: Consult a dictionary or other resource to define terms or idiomatic expressions not fully explained in the book
1. Pennsylvania Dutch
3. Great wagon road
4. Paxton Boys
5. Regulator Movement
6. M.G. Jean de Crevecoeur
8. “no tilted nobility…underclass”
9. Merchant princes
11. Red “P”
12. “poor whites”
13. New England slave traders
15. Cotton Mather (box)
16. Lawyer (as a profession)
17. Triangular trade
18. Trade imbalance
19. Molasses Act
20. Taverns as “cradle of democracy”
21. Green Dragon Tavern
22. Intercolonial postal system
23. Established Churches (see table)
24. College of William and Mary
25. Congregational Church
27. Franklin on religion (box)
28. Dead dogs
30. Great Awakening
31. Jonathan Edwards
32. George Whitefield
33. Old Lights
34. New Lights
35. Effects of the Great Awakening
36. Purpose of education
38. University of PA
39. Colonial culture
40. John Trumbull
41. Phillis Wheatley
42. Poor Richards Almanack
43. Shackles of superstition
44. Colonial newspapers
45. Zenger trial
47. Royal and proprietary colonies
48. Ruling colonial clique
50. Governor’s salary
51. Democratic seeds
52. Colonial entertainment
1. Seven Years War/ F and I War
3. Edict of Nantes
4. King Louis XIV
5. Huron Indians
6. New France
7. Coureurs de bois
8. Indian religious beliefs
10. Robert La Salle
11. War: King William and Queen Anne
12. (note table 6.1)
13. Utrecht 1713 terms
14. Deerfield raid (6.3)
15. Titus King (6.3)
16. War of Jenkin’s Ear
17. King George’s War
18. Ohio Valley
19. Colonial speculators
20. Fort Duquesne
21. George Washington
23. French and Indian War
24. “America was conquered in Germany”
25. Albany Congress
26. Join or Die cartoon
27. Edward Braddock
28. William Pitt
29. James Wolfe
30. Battle of Quebec
31. Buckskin militia
32. “outhouses of civilization”
33. Golden traffic
34. Intercolonial disunity
35. Plains of Abraham
36. Pontiac’s uprising
37. Biological warfare
38. Proclamation of 1763
2. radical Whig ideas
3. political participation
5. Navigation law 1650
6. paper money
7. royal veto
8. John Hancock
9. Perpetual economic adolescence
10. PM George Grenville, 1763
11. Sugar Act 1764
12. Quartering Act 1765
13. Stamp Act 1765
14. admiralty courts
15. Edmund Burke
16. virtual representation
17. Stamp Act Congress 1765 NYC
18. nonimportation agreements
20. Sons and Daughters of Liberty
21. John Dickinson
22. tar and feathers
24. Declaratory Act
25. Townshend Acts
26. Crispus Attucks
27. King George III
28. Lord North
29. committees of correspondence
30. British East India CO.
31. Thomas Hutchinson
32. Boston Tea Party
33. Intolerable Acts
34. Quebec Act
35. First Continental Congress 1774
36. The Association
37. Lexington and Concord 1775
39. Treaty of Westphalia, 1648
40. Ethnic complexity of Spanish America
41. “rich and powerful allies”
42. Tupac Amaru II
43. Marquis de Lafayette
44. “not worth a continental”
45. Valley Forge
46. Baron von Steuben
47. Lord Dunmore
48. Profits before patriotism
1. Second Continental Congress
2. Moral force
3. Bunker/Breed’s Hill
4. Olive Branch Petition
5. Hessian flies
6. Benedict Arnold
7. Common Sense
8. “citizen Virtue”
9. Natural aristocracy
10. Richard Henry Lee
11. Declaration of Independence
12. “lives, fortunes and sacred honor”
13. Abigail Adams
14. Virginia Loyalists
15. Ethnic minorities who supported the British
16. Black Loyalist
17. White Loyalist
18. Tories and Whigs
19. William Franklin
20. Loyalist exodus
21. Battle of Long Island
22. Leutze painting p. 158
23. Trenton 12/26/76
24. “Gentleman Johnny Burgoyne”
25. SARATOGA, 1777**
26. Novus ordo seculorum: explain it, don’t just translate it!
27. Model Treaty
29. Armed Neutrality
31. Kings Mountain and Cowpens
32. Gen Nathaniel Greene
33. Native American alliances
34. George Rogers Clark
37. Treaty of Paris, 1783
38. “recommendations for treatment of Loyalists”
Unit 2 QUIZ Vocab:
1. These regulations were passed in 1774 in response to the Boston Tea Party, and included the Boston Port Act, which shut down Boston Harbor; the Massachusetts Government Act, which disbanded the Boston Assembly, the Quartering Act, which required the colony to provide housing and provisions for British soldiers; and the Administration of Justice Act, which removed the power of colonial courts to arrest royal officers
2. This mob of Pennsylvania frontiersmen massacred a group of non-hostile Indians.
3. This British General evacuated Boston harbor with 1,000 American Loyalists.
4. This pamphlet, written by Thomas Paine, was instrumental in turning public opinion in favor of the Revolution.
5. This conservative British politician was generally sympathetic to the colonists' grievances and felt that Britain's colonial policies were misguided.
6. Although he was a General in the Continental Army and instrumental the victory at Saratoga, he is remembered as the most famous traitor in American history.
7. This first direct tax on colonists was so unpopular that it caused riots. Because of this colonial opposition (and the decline in British imports caused by the non- importation movement) London merchants convinced Parliament to repeal it in 1766.
8. This 1754 meeting was an attempt to get the English colonies to act in union to negotiate terms with the Indians. Ultimately, the meeting did not produce the desired results, but it did provide a framework for what would later become the Articles of Confederation.
9. This delegate to the Second Continental Congress agreed that Britain had treated the colonies unfairly, but he did not believe that the colonies should dissolve ties with Britain. Although he first argued against the Declaration of Independence, he eventually signed it and became the chief financier behind the colonial armies.
10. These were the first government-organized organizations that the colonies created in order to exchange information and organize protests to British trade regulations.
11. This was a colonial lawyer who defended (usually for free) colonial merchants who were accused of smuggling.
12. This was a 1763 uprising after the French and Indian War, by Indians who opposed British expansion into the western Ohio Valley.
13. These were search warrants issued by the British government that allowed officials to search houses and ships for smuggled goods with or without reasonable cause.
14. The colonies made this final offer of peace to Britain, agreeing to be loyal to the British government if it addressed their grievances. King George rejected it and declared the colonies in “open and avowed rebellion.”
15. This was the French major general who aided the colonies during the Revolutionary War. He and Baron von Steuben (a Prussian general) were the two major foreign military experts who helped train the colonial armies.
16. The British government drew this imaginary line along the Appalachian Mountains and forbade their colonists from settling west of it. It also required any settlers already living west of the mountains to move back east. You must include the year for full credit.
17. These were groups of Southern vigilantes who organized to fight outlaw bands along the Western frontier in 1767-1769, and who disbanded when regular courts were established in those areas.
18. This group met in 1776, drafted and signed the Declaration of Independence, which justified the Revolutionary War and declared that the colonies should be independent of Britain.
19. This 19th century American historian wrote a three volume history of the American Revolution.
20. This was a radical political organization for colonial independence which formed in 1765 after the passage of the Stamp Act. With leaders such as Sam Adams and Paul Revere, the group incited riots and burned the customs houses where the stamped British paper was kept.
21. This British general was defeated by American General Horatio Gates at the Battle of Saratoga and surrendered the entire British Army of the North.
22. An African domestic in the colonies, and a well-known colonial poet, her poetry was ornate and elaborate.
23. This major success of the very first American government set up the framework for government and provided that the NW Territory would be divided into 3 to 5 states. It outlawed slavery in the territory and set 60,000 as the minimum population for statehood.
24. During the Revolutionary War, she wrote letters to her husband describing life on the home front and urged her husband to “remember the ladies” in the new government he was helping to create.
25. This was the battle which ended all major fighting in the Revolutionary War.
26. These were German mercenaries who fought for the British.
27. This British general surrendered to the Continental Army on October 19, 1781, which ended all major fighting in the Revolutionary War.
28. This term simply refers to the process of removing any state or government recognition or preferential treatment of a specific religion. It is the fundamental concept behind “separation of Church and State.”
29. This was the nickname Revolutionaries gave Loyalists.
30. This battle was the turning point of the Revolutionary War. After this victory for the colonists, France recognized the colonies’ independence.