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Vocab Review Short

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  • Q1
    An English policy of not strictly enforcing laws in its colonies
    Salutary Neglect
  • Q2
    1765; law that taxed printed goods, including: playing cards, documents, newspapers, etc.
    Stamp Act
  • Q3
    law forbiding English colonists to settle went of the Appalachian Mountains
    Proclaimation of 1763
  • Q4
    passed a resolution backing Mass. in its struggle. Decided to boycott all British goods and to stop exporting goods to Britain until the Intolerance Act was canceled.
    1st Continental Congress
  • Q5
    A pamphlet written by Thomas Paine that claimed the colonies had a right to be an independent nation
    Common Sense
  • Q6
    Terms for those loyal to Britain (Tories) and those loyal to the Continental Congress (Whigs) terms were derived from the English Civil War
    Tories and Whigs
  • Q7
    American victory over British troops in 1777 that was a turning point in the American Revolution because it led to French Assistance
    Battle of Saratoga
  • Q8
    The idea that American women had a special responsibility to cultivate "civic virtue" in their children
    Republican Motherhood
  • Q9
    1787; This compromise was between the large and small states of the colonies. The Great Compromise resolved that there would be representation by population in the House of Representatives, and equal representation would exist in the Senate.
    Great Compromise
  • Q10
    -each slave would count for 3/5 of a person for taxation and representation purposes
    3/5 Compromise
  • Q11
    opponents of the Constitution during the period of ratification. They opposed the Constitution's powerful centralized government
  • Q12
    The first ten amendments to the Constitution (compromise between Anti-Federalists and Federalists)
    Bill of Rights
  • Q13
    Rebellion led by Daniel Shays of farmers in western Massachusetts in 1786-1787, protesting mortgage foreclosures. It highlighted the need for a strong national government just as the call for the Constitutional Convention went out.
    Shay's Rebellion
  • Q14
    In 1794, farmers in Pennsylvania rebelled against Hamilton's excise tax on whiskey. Washington, put down the rebellion. The incident showed that the new government under the Constitution could react swiftly and effectively to such a problem.
    Whiskey Rebellion
  • Q15
    Issued by George Washington, declared that the US would not intervene in the French Revolution or the Wars thereafter. The source of much political debate
    Neutrality Act

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