Name __________________ World History Study Guide The Rise of Democratic Ideas Period: ____ Date: ________ The American Revolution (pp. 206-211) 98. When did the British settlers colonize in North America? 99. What was the Navigation Act? 100. What was the French and Indian War? How did it lead to the Stamp Act? 101. Why did the colonists dislike the Stamp Act? 102. What did “taxation without representation” mean? 103. Explain how the hostility between the British and the colonists led to war. 104. How did colonial leaders use the Enlightenment to justify independence from Britain? 105. a) What was the First Continental Congress? b) What was the Second Continental Congress? c) Who was Thomas Jefferson? d) What was the Declaration of Independence? 106. What are 5 reasons that explain the colonists’ success against the British during the Revolutionary War? 107. a) What were the Articles of Confederation? b) What were 5 characteristics of the Articles of Confederation? c) What was the main cause of the nation’s problems under the Articles? 108. a) What was the Constitutional Convention? b) What were some of the main issues for the delegates there? 109. a) What are checks and balances? b) What is the federal system? c) What did the Federalists believe? d) What did the Anti-federalists believe? 110. What were the Federalist Papers? 111. What were some opposing views regarding ratification of the Constitution? 112. a) What was the Bill of Rights b) How was the Bill of Rights influenced by the Enlightenment? 113. How did the Constitution and the Bill of Rights mark a turning point in people’s ideas about government? 114. Who were 5 of the specific Enlightenment philosophers and what were their ideas that influenced the Constitution?