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Vocabulary Quiz

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  • Q1
    An overthrow and the thorough replacement of an established government or political system by the people governed.
    Declaration of Independence
    Intolerable Acts
    French and Indian War
    Stamp Act
    Constitution
    Civil War
    colonization
    Proclamation of 1763
    sectionalism
    revolution
    Mayflower Compact
    Fundamental Orders of Connecticut
    30s
  • Q2
    The act or process of establishing a colony or colonies; the spreading of a species into a new habitat.
    Civil War
    Proclamation of 1763
    Stamp Act
    Constitution
    revolution
    Mayflower Compact
    sectionalism
    colonization
    Declaration of Independence
    Intolerable Acts
    Fundamental Orders of Connecticut
    French and Indian War
    30s
  • Q3
    A war between organized groups within the same nation state or republic; The American Civil War (1861–1865) was a civil war fought over the secession of the Confederate States.
    colonization
    Mayflower Compact
    Proclamation of 1763
    sectionalism
    Fundamental Orders of Connecticut
    Stamp Act
    Civil War
    revolution
    French and Indian War
    Intolerable Acts
    Declaration of Independence
    Constitution
    30s
  • Q4
    Proclamation by Britain at the end of the French and Indian War that prohibited settlement by whites on Indian territory.
    Civil War
    Declaration of Independence
    Mayflower Compact
    French and Indian War
    Intolerable Acts
    sectionalism
    Constitution
    colonization
    revolution
    Proclamation of 1763
    Stamp Act
    Fundamental Orders of Connecticut
    30s
  • Q5
    A law passed in the British Parliament in 1765 introducing a tax on legal documents, commercial contracts, licenses, publications, and playing cards in the North American colonies.
    Constitution
    Declaration of Independence
    Intolerable Acts
    French and Indian War
    sectionalism
    Mayflower Compact
    Stamp Act
    Proclamation of 1763
    colonization
    Fundamental Orders of Connecticut
    revolution
    Civil War
    30s
  • Q6
    War fought between Great Britain and its two enemies, the French and the Indians of North America. Most of the battles were in Canada. American colonists, including George Washington, fought with the British in this war, which lasted from 1754 to 1763. The British won the war and won the right to keep Canada and several other possessions in the New World.
    Mayflower Compact
    Intolerable Acts
    revolution
    sectionalism
    French and Indian War
    Constitution
    colonization
    Declaration of Independence
    Civil War
    Stamp Act
    Proclamation of 1763
    Fundamental Orders of Connecticut
    30s
  • Q7
    Also known as the Coercive Acts; a series of British measures passed in 1774 and designed to punish the Massachusetts colonists for the Boston Tea Party.
    Declaration of Independence
    French and Indian War
    Civil War
    Intolerable Acts
    sectionalism
    Mayflower Compact
    Constitution
    Stamp Act
    colonization
    revolution
    Fundamental Orders of Connecticut
    Proclamation of 1763
    30s
  • Q8
    The basic law of the Connecticut colony from 1639 to 1662, formally adopted (Jan. 14, 1639) by representatives from the towns of Hartford, Wethersfield, and Windsor, meeting at Hartford.
    French and Indian War
    Proclamation of 1763
    Intolerable Acts
    Mayflower Compact
    sectionalism
    Fundamental Orders of Connecticut
    revolution
    Civil War
    Stamp Act
    Constitution
    colonization
    Declaration of Independence
    30s
  • Q9
    A framework of laws and principles that establish the function, nature, offices, powers, and limits of a government. The Constitution of the United States is the framework for the national government of the U.S.
    Constitution
    Stamp Act
    Fundamental Orders of Connecticut
    Proclamation of 1763
    Mayflower Compact
    revolution
    Intolerable Acts
    colonization
    sectionalism
    French and Indian War
    Civil War
    Declaration of Independence
    30s
  • Q10
    A statement adopted by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776, which announced that the thirteen American colonies, then at war with Great Britain, regarded themselves as independent states, and no longer a part of the British Empire.
    Declaration of Independence
    revolution
    Intolerable Acts
    French and Indian War
    Mayflower Compact
    sectionalism
    Constitution
    Fundamental Orders of Connecticut
    Proclamation of 1763
    colonization
    Stamp Act
    Civil War
    30s
  • Q11
    Excessive concern for the interests of one group or area to the detriment of the whole.
    Stamp Act
    French and Indian War
    sectionalism
    Fundamental Orders of Connecticut
    Intolerable Acts
    Constitution
    revolution
    Proclamation of 1763
    Declaration of Independence
    Mayflower Compact
    colonization
    Civil War
    30s
  • Q12
    An agreement reached by the Pilgrims on the ship the Mayflower in 1620, just before they landed at Plymouth Rock. The Mayflower Compact bound them to live in a civil society according to their own laws.
    sectionalism
    colonization
    Civil War
    Stamp Act
    revolution
    Proclamation of 1763
    French and Indian War
    Declaration of Independence
    Fundamental Orders of Connecticut
    Mayflower Compact
    Intolerable Acts
    Constitution
    30s

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