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Moy I review

  2. 2. Reasons for the Establishment of NewEngland Colonies like Plymouth, MAThink about: Separatists, Pilgrims, Puritans.What did they want?
  3. 3. Reasons for the establishment ofSouthern colonies like Jamestown, VA Think about: Virginia Company, who went to Jamestown. What were they looking for?
  4. 4. Why people in New England practicedonly subsistence farming. Think about: New England geography and climate. Think about: What is subsistence farming.
  5. 5. Why people in the SouthernColonies had plantations. Think about what is grown on plantations. Think about Southern climate and geography.
  6. 6. Why Jamestown hadproblems early on Think about: What did people do when they got off the boat? Think about: John Smith. “He who will not work, neither shall he eat”
  7. 7. Why the founding ofJamestown was significant What was it the first of?
  8. 8. How the AppalachianMountains impacted coloniallife. Thinkabout: Where are these mountains? What would they have blocked settlers from doing?
  9. 9. How the Mayflower Compact contributed tothe development of representativegovernment Think about: What did it do for the Pilgrims?
  10. 10. Why the Middle Colonies wereso tolerant Thinkabout: who lived in the Middle colonies. What sorts of groups were there?
  11. 11. The definition of unalienablerights We may not be to this at the time you start studying. Unalienable rights are rights that can’t be taken away from you. Like John Locke’s natural rightsm
  12. 12. Why England started to explore theworld in the 15th and 16th centuries Think about: 3 Gs Think about: Who were England’s rivals?
  13. 13. Why the Southern coloniesdepended on slave labor Think about: What economic activity required slave labor Think about: Why didn’t they use Native Americans or pay people to do this work?
  14. 14. Where the Backcountry was Think about: Backcountry wasn’t a region. Where was it?
  15. 15. Documents that explain the people’srole in representative government Think about: Magna Carta and Mayflower compact. What did they say about the role of the people?
  16. 16. Consequences of an increasein colonial farming Think about: Whose land were the farmers taking?
  17. 17. Examples of rights guaranteed to citizens bythe Magna Carta and English Bill of Rights Think about: What were some of these rights?
  18. 18. Why colonists tended to settlenear rivers Thinkabout: What would settlers get from the rivers?
  19. 19. Why the Intolerable Acts upsetBoston’s people Thinkabout: Why were these acts created? What activities were restricted?
  20. 20. Why the deaths at the BostonMassacre were important Howdid the Sons of Liberty use these deaths?
  21. 21. How living in the colonies changed the wayAmericans thought about government Think about: What is salutary neglect? How was England like parents who left their kids in the care of their big brother? What did colonists get used to?
  22. 22. What common ideas linked the MayflowerCompact, Virginia House of Burgesses, andthe Fundamental Orders of CT How did these documents instruct colonists to rule themselves? How did they decide on laws?
  23. 23. Why the Proclamation of 1763upset the colonists Think about: What did colonists expect after the French and Indian War? How did this proclamation restrict the colonists?
  24. 24. How the roles of Samuel Adams, ThomasJefferson and Benjamin Franklin during theAmerican Revolution were similar. We may not be to this material by the time that you start studying. What side were all of these men on? Where did they live?
  25. 25. What John Locke said about wheregovernments get their power. Thinkabout: What did John Locke say colonists should be able to do to a government they don’t like? Why?