STUDY GUIDE Semester 1 Exam A. Key Terms to Study

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STUDY GUIDE
Semester 1 Exam
A. Key Terms to Study
precedent (p.283)
faction (p.290)
impressment (p. 296)
libel (p.105)
habeas corpus (p.104)
sedition (p.300)
boycott (p. 147)
B. Key Concepts to Study
What is the factor that most scientists believe played the greatest role in helping the first humans arrive in the
Americas? (p.6)
The Mound Builders who built the first cities in North America belonged to which Indian group? (p.10)
Which of the following was the biggest factor in Spanish victory over Native Americans? (p.45)
Encomienda land grants included the right to demand what from Native Americans? (p.47)
Why did the English establish a colony on Roanoke Island? (p.66)
Why did Chief Powhatan turn against the Jamestown settlers? (p. 68)
The legal rights that Englishmen had led the colonists to expect what? (p.104)
The Proclamation of 1763 declared what? (pp. 145-146)
What was the purpose of the Albany Plan of Union (Albany Congress)? (p. 141)
The Declaration of Independence is divided into a preamble and three main sections. What’s in the first main
Section? (p.175)
Which country was the first to sign a treaty of alliance with the United States? (p.183)
What is one reason many people called for changes to the Articles of Confederation? (pp. 208-209)
Under the Bill of Rights, what is a right that is NOT protected? (A1-A10)
What was George Washington’s response to the Whiskey Rebellion? (p.287)
Which individual had the greatest impact on the economic policy of Washington’s administration? (p.285)
C. Critical Thinking and Writing
Describe the Coumbian Exchange, and identify one negative effect of this exchange. (pp.40-41)
Identify one fundamental belief of the Republicans and one fundamental belief of the Federalists. (p. 291)
Describe two causes of, and two outcomes of, the French and Indian War. (causes pp. 140-141; effects p.146)
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