Thursday, May 14, 2009

Day 1 US History June 15

Homework Questions for Monday 6/15. This homework is due at the beginning of school on Tuesday 6/16.

Vocabulary Map Vocab:
Middle Passage
Christopher Columbus
Bering Strait
Columbian Exchange
Juan Ponce de Leon
Hernando Cortez
Francisco Coronado
House of Burgesses
Mayflower Compact
Magna Carta
English Bill of Rights
Great Awakening
Thomas Jefferson
George Washington
Puritans and Pilgrims
John Smith
Chief Powhatan
John Rolfe
William Penn
Rhode Island
Roger Williams
Anne Hutchinson
John Locke
Baron de Montesquieu
French and Indian War
Jonthan Edwards
"Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God"

Review Questions:
1. In what ways does the United States earliest human history support the idea that we are a nation of immigrants?
2. How did geography influence the American Indians way of life?
3. What did the Europenas hope to gain by finding a sea route to India?
4. How did Europens explorations affect life in the Americas, Africa, and Europe?
5. What were the ideas of John Locke and the Enlightenment?
6. How do the ideas of the Enlightenment relate to the founding of the United States?
7. Describe the relationship between the early colonists and the American Indians?
8. Create a chart comparing and contrasting the colonies of Massachusetts, Pennslyvania, and Rhode Island. Address who founded them and why.
9. Discuss the relationship between agriculture in the southern colonies and the need for African slaves?
10. Create a chart comparing and contrasting the economies of the Nothern colonies and the Southern colonies.

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