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  • 1. What Am I? USI Review Virginia SOL’s 6TH Grade Review SOL’s 1.5b – 1.7c2nd Benchmark Test January 2013
  • 2. What Am I?Provided a weak national governmentGave Congress no power to tax or regulate commerceProvided for no common currencyGave each state one vote regardless of sizeProvided for no executive or judicial branch
  • 3. I Am…The Articles of Confederation http://www.celdf.org/Portals/0/Images/Articles%20of%20Confederation.bmp
  • 4. What Am I?Livestock, grain, fish.
  • 5. I Am……Mid Atlantic: Specialization
  • 6. What Am I?Written by James MadisonWritten guarantee of individual freedomsThe first ten amendments to the Constitution
  • 7. I Am…The Bill of Rights http://www.law.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/conlaw/bill.jpg
  • 8. What Am I?New England (New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut)Middle/Mid-Atlantic (New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware)Southern (Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia
  • 9. I Am……Three Colonial Regions
  • 10. What Am I?Worked the land according to regionRelied on family members for labor
  • 11. I Am… A farmer in Colonial America http://www.wm.edu/niahd/journals/display_image.php?id=17543
  • 12. What Am I?Occurred in 1774Delegates from all the colonies metThe delegates discussed problems with England and promoted independence
  • 13. I Am… The First Continental Congress Carpenters Hall, where the first Continental Congress took place. http://www.generalatomic.com/AmericanHistory/carpentershall.jpg
  • 14. What Am I?War between England and FranceFought over land in the Ohio River ValleyEngland would go on to tax the colonists to pay for this war
  • 15. I Am… The French and Indian War http://reenacting.net/images/maps/1754areamap.gif
  • 16. What Am I?Natural resources: timber, fish, deep harbors
  • 17. I Am……New England: Resources
  • 18. What Am I?Occurred in 1775Happened in MassachusettsSite of the first armed conflict of the Revolutionary War
  • 19. I Am… Lexington and Concord http://theamericanrevolution.org/images/battles/lexcon.gif
  • 20. What Am I?Occurred in 1803Bought from FranceHappened when Thomas Jefferson was PresidentMeriwether Lewis and William Clark explored it
  • 21. I Am…The Louisiana Purchase http://www.washington.edu/uwired/outreach/cspn/Website/Graphics/LA%20Purchase%20Map.jpg
  • 22. What Am I?Human resources: skilled craftsmen, shopkeepers, shipbuilders
  • 23. I Am……...New England:Resources Candle maker
  • 24. What Am I? Appalachian Mountains  Fishing Boston Harbor  Shipbuilding Hilly terrain  Industry and naval supplies Rocky soil  Trade and port cities Jagged coastline  Skilled craftsmen Moderate summers and cold  Shopkeepers winters  Village and church are center Religious reformers and of life separatists Town meetings
  • 25. I Am… New England Colonial Region http://www.nps.gov/ethnography/aah/aaheritage/images/NewEnglandColonies.gif
  • 26. What Am I?Men and women who did not have money for passage to the coloniesAgreed to work without pay for the person who paid for their passageWere free at the end of their contract
  • 27. I Am… Indentured Servant
  • 28. What Am I?States that people establish government to protect their rightsGovernment derives power from the peoplePeople have a right to change a government that violates their rightsStates people have unalienable rights to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happinessInspired by John LockeThomas Jefferson was the major author
  • 29. I Am… The Declaration of Independence http://www.archives.gov/historical-docs/doc-content/images/declaration-of-independence-m.jpg
  • 30. What Am I? Appalachian Mountains  Cash crops Piedmont  Wood products Atlantic Ocean  Small farms Coastal Plain  Slavery Good harbors  Indentured servants Rivers  Few cities/schools Humid Climate  Church of England Large farms/plantations  Counties
  • 31. I Am… Southern Colonial Region http://www.east-buc.k12.ia.us/00_01/CA/13c8.gif
  • 32. What Am I?Worked as caretakers, house workers, homemakersCould not voteHad few chances for education
  • 33. I Am… Women in Colonial America http://www.southampton.k12.ny.us/ColonialSourcebook/j0128946.gif
  • 34. What Am I?Appalachian Mountains, Boston Harbor, hilly terrain, rocky soil, jagged coastline.Moderate summers, cold winters
  • 35. I Am…….New England: Geography and Climate
  • 36. What Am I?Happened during the Revolutionary WarBoston1770Colonists were shot after taunting British soldiers
  • 37. I Am… Boston Massacre http://content.answers.com/main/content/wp/en/thumb/0/09/350px-Boston_Massacre.jpg
  • 38. What Am I?Appalachian Mountains Unskilled and skilled workesCoastal lowlands (harbors and fishermen and bays) Villages and citiesRich farmlands Varied and diverse lifestylesModerate climate Diverse religionsLivestock and grain Market townsTrading
  • 39. I Am… Mid-Atlantic/Middle Colonies http://wps.ablongman.com/wps/media/objects/31/32716/figures/DIVI037.jpg
  • 40. What Am I?Occurred during the Revolutionary War1773Led by Samuel Adams and Paul ReverePatriots threw tea into Boston Harbor to protest tea taxes
  • 41. I Am… The Boston Tea Party http://bostonist.com/attachments/boston_caroline/121607-boston-tea-party.jpg
  • 42. What Am I?Fishing, shipbuilding, industry, naval supplies
  • 43. I Am……..New England: Specialization
  • 44. What Am I?Battle during the Revolutionary War1777Turning point of the warAmericans won
  • 45. I Am..Battle of Saratoga http://www.easternct.edu/depts/edu/textbooks/saratoga222.jpg
  • 46. What Am I?Colonies had to obey British laws enforced by governors.Colonial governors were appointed by the king or by the proprietor.Colonial legislatures made laws for each colony and were monitored by colonial governors.
  • 47. I Am…….Political Relationships between the Colonies and Great Britain
  • 48. What Am I?Revolutionary War event1781Happened in VirginiaAmerican and French forces defeated the forces of Lord CornwallisMarked the end of the Revolutionary War
  • 49. I Am…Surrender at Yorktown http://www.archives.gov/education/lessons/revolution-images/images/cornwallis-surrender.gif
  • 50. What Am I?Lived predominately in the SouthRelied on indentured servants or slaves for laborWere educated in some casesHad a rich social culture
  • 51. I Am…Large landowner in Colonial America Great Hopes Plantation in Williamsburg http://www.wm.edu/niahd/journals/display_image.php?id=12800
  • 52. What Am I?1783DocumentEngland recognized American independenceTreaty
  • 53. I Am… Treaty of Paris http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/graphics/treatyofparis1783.jpg
  • 54. What Am I?New England depended on the Southern colonies for raw materials such as cotton and on the Middle Colonies for grain and livestock.
  • 55. I Am……New England: Examples ofInterdependence
  • 56. What Am I?........Great Britain imposed strict control over trade.Great Britain taxed the colonies after the French and Indian War.Colonies traded raw materials for goods.
  • 57. I Am……Economic Relationships between Great Britain and the Colonies
  • 58. What Am I?Were captured in AfricaShipped to the coloniesOwned as property for life with no rightsOften born into their situation
  • 59. I Am… Slaves http://www.earlyamerica.com/portraits/jefferson.html
  • 60. What Am I?Social/Political: Village and church as the center of life. Religious reformers and separatists.Civic Life: Town meetings
  • 61. I Am…..New England: Social/Political and Civic Life
  • 62. What Am I?Worked as craftsmen in towns and on plantationsLived in small villages and cities
  • 63. I Am…Artisans in Colonial America http://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/liberty/images/01_history/page01_casting02_hiRez.jpg
  • 64. What Am I?The Mid Atlantic colonies traded with both New England and Southern colonies to get the products they did not produce.
  • 65. I Am……..Mid Atlantic: Examples of Interdependence
  • 66. What Am I?Structure of the governmentBased on James Madison’s “Virginia Plan”Consists of the Legislative, Executive, and Judicial
  • 67. I Am…The Three Branches of Government http://www.seaford.k12.de.us/webdigs/images/govt.h2.jpg
  • 68. What Am I?Natural resources: rich farmlands, rivers
  • 69. I Am……Mid Atlantic: Resources
  • 70. What Am I?Allows each branch of government to check the power of the otherPrevents any one branch from gaining too much power
  • 71. I Am… Checks and balances
  • 72. What Am I?Human resources: unskilled and skilled workers, fishermen
  • 73. I Am……Mid Atlantic: Resources
  • 74. What Am I?Specific time periodWar1775-1781Americans fought against the BritishFought for independence
  • 75. I Am… Revolutionary War http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/d/dd/American_Revolutionary_War_ collage.jpg/800px-American_Revolutionary_War_collage.jpg
  • 76. What Am I?Appalachian Mountains, coastal lowlands, harbors and bays, wide and deep rivers.Mild winters and moderate climate.
  • 77. I Am…….Mid Atlantic: Geography and Climate