Terms and questions for chapters 5 and 6

Chapter 5 is due Tuesday, and Chapter 6 is due Friday! Just a reminder. And these are in order according to the new book.

Chapter 5 Colonial Society on the Eve of Revolution, 1700-1775

Identify the historical significance of the following:

Pennsylvania Dutch–Scots-Irish–Irish Catholics–Shenandoah Valley–Great wagon road–Paxton Boys

Regulator movement–Michel-Guillaume de Crevecoeur–“jayle birds”–diphtheria–bread colonies

tobacco–cod–triangular trade–rum/slaves/molasses–timber–naval stores–Molasses Act

taverns–established churches–Anglicans–Congregationalist Church–“dead dogs”

Arminianism–Great Awakening (First)–Jonathan Edwards–George Whitefield–Old lights–New lights

schisms–Princeton/Brown/Rutgers/Dartmouth–Cambridge–orthodoxy–John Trumbull

Charles Wilson Peale–Benjamin West–Phillis Wheatley–Poor Richard’s Almanack–Benjamin Franklin

John Peter Zenger–seditious libel–royal colonies–proprietary colonies–control over the purse

militia–“Popery”–Gary Nash–Christine Heyrman–Edmund S. Morgan

Be able to explain the following fully:

–Create a chart identifying the economic, social, and political differences among the northern, middle, and southern colonies.

–How were the poor treated in colonial society, and why was poverty so stigmatized in the American context?

–What role did Americans play in the developing global economy?

— What tensions (including those already mentioned in the questions above) influenced the first Great Awakening? How did the First Great Awakening influence modern American life?

–How important was membership in groups for early Americans, and what groups were most important?

Chapter 6 The Duel for North America, 1608-1763

Identify the historical significance of the following:

Huguenots–Edict of Nantes–Quebec–Samuel de Champlain–Iroquois–New France–coureurs de bois

voyageurs–Montreal–Jesuits–Antoine Cadillac–Louisiana–King William’s War–Queen Anne’s War

Kaskaskia, Vincennes, Cahokia–Schenectady & Deerfield–Peace of Utrecht–Acadia–“salutary neglect”

War of Jenkins’s Ear–King George’s War–Louisbourg–Ohio Valley–Ft. Duquesne–George Washington

Ft. Necessity–Acadians/ Cajuns–French and Indian War–Seven Years’ War–Albany Congress

Ben Franklin–Edward Braddock–regulars–buckskins–invasion of Canada–William Pitt–“Great Commoner”

James Wolfe–Plains of Abraham–Marquis de Montcalm–Battle of Quebec–Treaty of Paris (1763)

Pontiac’s uprising–smallpox–Proclamation of 1763

Be able to explain the following fully:

— What effects did the French and Indian War have upon the colonies?

— Examine the causes and effects of the Proclamation of 1763.

— Explain what is meant by the phrase “curse of colonial disunity” and its potential influence in the years before the American Revolution.

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