What does the term "republican motherhood" mean?
Mothers would learn how to design a republican government and start societies based on their education
Mothers that belonged to the Republican Party
That women would bring up their sons by educating them about patriotism and virtues
That women had no say in government for the good of the country
What was a social outcome of the Revolution?
A lack of Patriotism
A debate on the institution of slavery
A division of economic classes
A growth of British loyalists
What was the order of the different acts placed on the colonists?
Declaratory Act, Townshed Act, Stamp Act, Tea Act, Intolerable Act
Stamp Act, Declaratory Act, Townshed Act, Tea Act, Intolerable Acts
Intolerable Acts, Tea Act, Townshed Act, Declaratory Act, Stamp Act
Intolerable Act, Townshed Act, Stamp Act, Tea Act, Declaratory Act
What was the main argument of the Federalists Papers?
That a democracy was too risky
A monarchy would be the ruin of a country
Federalism is not an effective way to meet the needs of citizens rights. A confederacy would be more localized to help citizens
What was one success of the Articles of Confederation?
It provided an army
It established how a developing state would be organized
It established an efficient tax system
It allowed settlers to move west of the Mississippi
The battle of Saratoga resulted in all of the following EXCEPT:
Increased colonial unity
Acclaim for American generals
Brought allied support from France
More respect and insight from England
What was intention of the Olive Branch Petition?
To enact more trade opportunities with Greece
To request representation in Parliament
To pledge loyalty to the British crown
To demand independence
John Locke is best known for his ideas' influence in what document?
The Declaration of Independence
The Social Contract
Shay's Rebellion showed what weakness in the Articles of Confederation?
The lack of power to tax citizens to decrease debt
The lack of a national currency and stable economy
The lack of a standing army
The lack of national unity
What was the purpose of the Albany Congress?
To make complaints about the King of England
To form alliances with France
To form alliances with the Iroquois and the other colonies
To assess the unity of the colonies
"Small islands, not capable of protecting themselves, are the proper objects for kingdoms to take under their care; but there is something absurd, in supposing a continent to be perpetually governed by an island." This quote was written in a pamphlet that was popularly distributed by which influential writer?
What Native American chief allied with the French soldiers to fight against the British in the French and Indian War?
What justification did the British give to colonies concerning parliamentary representation?
The needs and ideas of the colonies were considered in parliament already
They didn't believe in representation of the people
The American Colonies were too far away for one to travel
There weren't enough people in the colonies to need a representative
The French and Indian War had what effect on the colonies?
Colonists were able to migrate west of the Appalachians
They were relieved of Native American conflicts
The French were now devoted allies to the colonies which would continue into the American Revolution
They were succumbed to more taxes and more control of trade by the British government
What was an effect of the Intolerable Acts?
The Boston Harbor was closed
Colonists were tried for treason
British troops left Massachusetts
The Boston Tea Party
All of the following were reasons of tension between the colonists and Britain EXCEPT:
Proclamation of 1763
What was the purpose of the First Continental Congress?
To establish a democratic government
To address grievances to the king
To seek independence
To set trade laws
Salutary neglect was applied to what law/act in Colonial America?
Slave Trade Act
Proclamation Act of 1763
Trade and Navigation Acts of 1650
Which Virginia document influenced the Bill of Rights?
Declaration of Independence
Virginia Declaration of Rights
The Virginia Resolution