US History Honors and AP Vocabulary and Review Topics

US History Honors and AP
Review Topics
Vocabulary and
Out of Many Chapter 6 From Empire to Independence
Chapter 6 begins with a description of the French and Indian War. You will see that the British victory over the French
will lead to the development of hostility between Britain and its colonies. Britain becomes the dominant European
power in North America, but its success has been costly; as the Crown and Parliament attempt to centralize power
(salutary neglect will come to an end) and deal with its was-related national debt, it will encounter growing resistance
from British colonists. Through many types of organization, the colonies developed an “American” identity. This new
community of interest will be fueled by British missteps and colonial ready to take advantage of each mistake. The
outcome of this unhealthy dynamic will be marked by a Declaration of Independence!
After reading this chapter you should be able to:
Explain how overwhelming British success in the Seven Years’ War, also known as the French and Indian
War, led to an imperial crisis in Britain’s North American holdings.
Describe the changes in British policy toward the colonies from 1750 to 1776.
Trace the development of the sentiment of “American” community, the political ideas supporting it, and the
organizational machinery to act in common.
Outline the events from the Sugar Act to the Boston Massacre in encouraging community.
Summarize the developments from the Tea Party to the Declaration of Independence in establishing an
American national community.
Discuss what the First Continental Congress demonstrated in regard to a national community of leadership.
Explain how the ideals of Protestant culture, the Great Awakening, and the Enlightenment inspired the
American community in its move to independence.
Seven Years’ War
Albany Conference
Col. George Washington
Fort Duquesne
Gen. Edward Braddock
Colonial militia
William Pitt
Gen James Wolfe
Marquis de Montcalm
Treaty of Paris 1763
Gen Jeffrey Amherst
The Prophet
Chief Pontiac
Proclamation of 1763
Paxton Boys
John Peter Zenger
George Grenville
Sugar Act 1764
Virtual Representation
James Otis
Stamp Act
Patrick Henry
Samuel Adams
Andrew Oliver
Thomas Hutchinson
Sons of Liberty
Stamp Act Congress
Declaratory Act
Charles Townshend
Revenue Acts
John Dickinson
John Hancock
Thomas Gage
Boston Massacre
John Adams
Josiah Quincy
Tea Act
Comm. of Correspondence
Benjamin Franklin
East India Company
Boston Tea Party
Intolerable Acts
Quebec Act
First Continental Congress
Declaration and Resolves
Minute men
Lexington / Concord
Paul Revere / William Dawes
2nd Continental Congress
Thomas Jefferson
Continental Army
Olive Branch Petition
Ethan Allen
Breed’s Hill
Thomas Paine
Richard Henry Lee
Declaration of Independence