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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.
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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

​Revolutionary War

well-prepared militia from Massachusetts who fought against Great Britain in the Revolutionary War​


​he wrote the pamphlet called Common Sense

​Thomas Paine

​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​

​Intolerable Acts

it required that all legal documents had to carry the British stamp paid with a tax by the American colonists​

​Stamp Act

​colonists protested to taxes by throwing tea into the Boston Harbor

​Boston Tea Party

​a political organization during President George Washington's term that favored a strong federal government and was loosely based on the U.S. Constitution

​Federalist Party

​a series of acts passed by Great Britain Parliament to collect revenue from colonists by putting taxes on glass, lead, paint, paper, and tea

​Townshend Acts

​required colonists to provide temporary shelter and supplies for British troops

​Quartering Act

​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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