Review- American History 1 HNRS
5 important people
William Penn- Founded Pennsylvania; created this diverse settlement (religion). Also made peace between Quakers and colonists.
George Washington- First President of the U.S.; Commander; Got America confused with India and discovered America instead.
John Locke-English philosopher who believed in natural rights; people born with rights of life, liberty, property; created the Social Contract Theory
Nathaniel Bacon- Farmer who led Bacon's Rebellion; disgruntled citizens to rebel against the governor
5 important places
Texas- gained Independence from Mexico; joining the U.S made Mexico mad and led to the Mexican-American war.
New York- John Peter Zenger, the journalist and newspaper editor published stories in the paper about corruption and was put on trial for "Libel" (publishing lies).
Protestant Europe- The Great Awakening occurred here and in some areas in America. This was a religious revival with fiery preachers. Colonists were brought together by this national event.
Virginia- Bacon's Rebellion occurred which citizens rebelled against the governor; this was violent.
5 important inventions
Coal Mines- helped produce oil, coal, and other fossil fuels to help convenience colonists. Also helped with railroads.
Triangular Trade- Helped ship raw materials, slaves, and manufactured goods.
Factories- provided manufactured goods for colonists, poor pay, bad working conditions
Railroads- helped transport goods and people; immigrants became workers, etc.
5 Important Conflicts- Cause and Effect:
Women's Rights- Women were treated like dirt, which made women and some men mad. The Seneca Falls Convention occurred in 1848; meeting to address women's rights. Declared women as equal.
Intolerable Acts- Laws that punished Massachusetts for the Tea Party and Resistance. Leaders called for a meeting which led to continental congress 1 and 2.
Continental Congress 1 and 2- Called in response to Intolerable Acts. Sent a letter demanding changes. Then created a continental army and issued Declaration of Independence.
Proclamation Act- Colonists were not allowed to settle West of the Appalachian Mountains. Colonists died fighting French and Indians. Colonists were already settled in the West and had to move; or rebel.