The Native Americans taught the settlers how to plant corn.
In the fall of 1621, the Pilgrims and the Native Americans celebrated the first Thanksgiving.
Early settlers came to America for religion, politics, and economics.
The Revolutionary War ended when the British army was surrounded by American troops and the French at Yorktown.
a group of emigrants who settles in a foreign territory but remains subject to the parent country
the war where the thirteen colonies fought for independence against Great Britain
well-prepared militia from Massachusetts who fought against Great Britain in the Revolutionary War
he wrote the pamphlet called Common Sense
the document that announced America's independence from Great Britain
Declaration of Independence
laws passed by the British Parliament to punish the colonists for protesting
it required that all legal documents had to carry the British stamp paid with a tax by the American colonists
colonists protested to taxes by throwing tea into the Boston Harbor
a political organization during President George Washington's term that favored a strong federal government and was loosely based on the U.S. Constitution
a series of acts passed by Great Britain Parliament to collect revenue from colonists by putting taxes on glass, lead, paint, paper, and tea
required colonists to provide temporary shelter and supplies for British troops
love and sacrifice for one's country
established a government for the Northwest Territory, outlined the process for admitting a new state into the Union, and guaranteed that newly created states would be equal to the original thirteen states
Northwest Ordinance of 1787
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Social Studies: Colonization of Early Settlers - Flashcards