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  1. 1. Name: ________________________________________________________ Study Guide: Semester 1 Test Period:_______________ 7th U.S. History 50 Points Your Test is on: __________________________________________________________ Directions: Answer all of the questions below. These questions are to help you on your semester test. 1. How many original colonies were there? ______________________________________________________ 2. What were the 3 parts (areas) of the colonies called? 1._____________________________________________________ 2._____________________________________________________ 3._____________________________________________________ 3. Why did the Southern Colonies need the help of slaves? ________________________________________________________________________________________ 4. What were the Southern Colonies 2 biggest crops (what they grew)? 1._____________________________________________________ 2._____________________________________________________ 5. Which continent (not county) did most slaves come from? _______________________________________ 6. What was the Triangular Trade? ____________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________ 7. What was the Middle Passage?______________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________ 8. Describe the treatment of slaves on the slave ships. _____________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________ 9. What were some of the things that the Europeans traded with the Africans in order to get slaves? __________________________________________________________________________________________ 10. What are the slave codes? _________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________ 11. What would happen to the slaves once the reached America? __________________________________________________________________________________________
  2. 2. 12. What is a Cash Crop? _________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________________ 13. What is substiance farming? ____________________________________________________________________ 14. Who was the French and Indian War fought between?___________________________________________ 15. Who won the French and Indian War? _______________________________________________________ 16. What was the Quartering Act?______________________________________________________________ 17. What was the Stamp Act?__________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________ 18. What was the Sugar Act?__________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________ 19. What is Paul Revere famous for?____________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________ 20. Describe what happened at Lexington and Concord._____________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________ 21. What were “Minutmen”?____________________________________________________________________ 22. What was the Boston Massacre?_____________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________ 23. What was the Boston Tea Party? ____________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________ 24. What does “No Taxation Without Representation” mean?________________________________________
  3. 3. __________________________________________________________________________________________ 25. Who fought in the Revolutionary War? _______________________________________________________ 26. What date was the Declaration of Independence signed?__________________________________________ 27. What is a Patriot?________________________________________________________________________ 28. What is a Loyalist? _______________________________________________________________________ 29. What is Thomas Paine famous for? ___________________________________________________________ 30. Who wrote the Declaration of Independence? _________________________________________________ 31. Who did the colonists pick as their leader of the Army? __________________________________________ 32. Describe what happened at Bunker Hill. _________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________ 33. Describe what happened at Valley Forge._____________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________ 34. What country helped the colonist out by giving them their Navy?__________________________________ 35. How else did this country help the colonists? ______________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________________ 36. What were the Intolerable Acts? _________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________________ 37. What are the 3 Branches of Government? _____________________________________________________ 38. The President is part of which branch of Government? __________________________________________
  4. 4. 39. The Supreme Court is part of which branch of Government? ______________________________________ 40. What are the 2 parts to the Legislative Branch? ________________________________________________ 41. What are Check and Balances?______________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________ 42.What are the first 10 Amendments called? _____________________________________________________ 43. What is the 1st Amendment? _______________________________________________________________ 44. What is the introduction to the Declaration of Independence and Constitution called? _______________________ 45. What does Bicameral mean? ____________________________________________________________________ 46. What is the Great Compromise?__________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________________ 47. What is the 3/5ths Compromise?_________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________________ 48. What territory did the U.S. purchase from France in 1803 that doubled the size of the United States? __________________________________________________________________________________________ 49. Who did President Jefferson send to explore the Louisiana Territory?_______________________________ 50. Who is Sacagawea? ______________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________ 51. Who is Francis Scott Key? ___________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________
  5. 5. 52. What is the Star Spangled Banner? __________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________ 53. What president felt Native Americans should be removed from American lands?______________________ 54. What state was considered “Indian Territory”?_________________________________________________ 55. What was the Indian Removal (relocation) Act?________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________ 56. What was the Trail of Tears? _______________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________ 57. What was Manifest Destiny?_______________________________________________________________ 58. Describe what happened at the Alamo.________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________ 59. Who won at the battle of the Alamo?_________________________________________________________ 60. Why did the United States go to war with Mexico?______________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________ 61. What land were they fighting over?__________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________ 62. What was the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo?___________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________ 63. Who is Santa Ana? _______________________________________________________________________ 64. What was the Gadsden Purchase?____________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________ 65. Why did people move to California in 1849? ___________________________________________________
  6. 6. __________________________________________________________________________________________ 66. What is the Oregon Trail? __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________

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