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a member of the Religious Society of Friends, a Christian movement founded by George Fox c. 1650 and devoted to peaceful principles. Central to the Quakers' belief is the doctrine of the “Inner Light,” or sense of Christ's direct working in the soul. This has led them to reject both formal ministry and all set forms of worship Quakers
a written grant by a country's legislative or sovereign power, by which a body such as a company, college, or city is founded and its rights and privileges defined Charter
a person who journeys to a sacred place for religious reasons Pilgrims
was a settlement in the Colony of Virginia, the first permanent English settlement in the Americas Jamestown
known to the British as the Incident on King Street, was a confrontation on March 5, 1770 in which British soldiers shot and killed several people while being harassed by a mob in Boston Boston Massacre
was a political and mercantile protest by the Sons of Liberty in Boston, Massachusetts, on December 16, 1773 Boston Tea Party
an act of the British Parliament in 1765 that exacted revenue from the American colonies by imposing a stamp duty on newspapers and legal and commercial documents Stamp Act
a condition compared to that of a slave in respect of exhausting labor or restricted freedom Slavery
a conqueror, especially one of the Spanish conquerors of Mexico and Peru in the 16th century Conquistadors
English explorer who helped found the colony at Jamestown, Virginia; was said to have been saved by Pocahontas John Smith
A village of southeast Virginia on the York River north of Newport News Yorktown
American polymath and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States Benjamin Franklin

American Revolution Crossword Puzzle

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Crossword
Description

the overthrow of a government but those who are governed REVOLUTION
fees for the support of government required to be paid by people and businesses TAXES
the quality of being just or fair JUSTICE
freedom of choice LIBERTY
to attack from a place or hiding AMBUSH
a general and progressive increase in prices INFLATION
troops trained to fight on horseback CAVALRY
American colonists who remained loyal to Britain and opposed the war for independence LOYALISTS
American colonists who fought for independence from Great Britain during the Revolutionary War PATRIOTS
An American politician and soldier who served. as the first President of the United States from 1789 to 1797 and was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States GEORGE WASHINGTON
this battle was fought on June 17, 1775, during the Siege of Boston in the early stages of the American Revolutionary War battle of bunker hill
an armed conflict between Great Britain and thirteen of its North American colonies that after onset of the war was declared independence as the United States American Revolutionary War
a political protest but the Sons of Liberty in Boston on Dec. 16, 1773. The demonstrators, some disguised as Native Americans, in defiance of the Teach of May 10, 1773, destroyed and entire shipment of tea sent by the East India Company. They boarded the ships and threw the chests. of tea into Boston Harbor. The British government responded harshly and the episode escalated into the American Revolution. Boston Tea Party
a group of British colonies on the east coast of North America founded in the 17th and 18th centuries that declared independence in 1776 and formed the United States. Thirteen Colonies
a British Army officer who rose to become Commander-in-Chief of British forces during the American war of Independence also known as the American Revolutionary War. William Howe

The 13 Colonies Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Founded in North America in 1682 by William Penn in Philadelphia it is the 12th colony. Pennsylvania
Founded in 1607 by John Smith in Jamestown it is the first colony during that time it was the starving time. Virginia
This is the second colony founded in 1626 by Peter Minuit on Manhattan Island. New York
John Winthrop and other colonists founded this colony in 1630 this is the third colny. Massachusetts
Founded in 1633 by Lord Baltimore a major city in this colony is Baltimore it is the 4th colony. Maryland
Land of the Brave this colony was founded in 1636 by Roger Williams and others at Providence. Rhode Island
This colony was founded by Thomas Hooker in 1636 at Hartford a city in this colony is New Haven. Connecticut
Founded in 1638 by John Mayson and established by John Wheelwright it is the seventh colony. New Hampshire
Peter Minuit founded this colony along with Sweden company in 1638. Reason for founding is trade and profits. Delaware
This colony was founded in 1653 by Virginia colonists a major city in this colony is Raleigh. North Carolina
English colonists founded this colony in 1663 this colony was one of the warmest colonies in North America. South Carolina
Named after the British Island of Jersey situated in the English Channel founded in 1664. New Jersey
This is the last colony and it was founded in 1732 by James Oglethorpe a major city in this colony is Savannah. Georgia

ENglish Colonization Crossword Review

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Description

A company backed by investors where each person receives partial ownership joint stock company
a colony established as a refuge for Catholics Maryland
a New England Colony that guaranteed Religious Freedom Rhode Island
these workers, who were forced to come to America, were found mostly in the Southern Colonies Enslaved Africans
Georgia was founded as a refuge for these people debtors
a colony that had a governor appointed by the king royal colony
a written contract issued by a government charter
co-founder of Rhode Island, fled Massachusetts Anne Hutchinson
a crop that made Jamestown prosperous tobacco
the ship that brought the Pilgrims to Plymouth Mayflower
the movement of thousands of Purtians to the New England colonies Great Migration
a person who sold their labor in return for passage to America indentured servants
a Separatist group that fled England and settled in Plymouth Pilgrims
a set of laws agreed to by the Pilgrim men aboard the Mayflower, established majority rule Mayflower Compact
a colony owned by one or two individuals proprietary colony
first permanent English Settlement in America jamestown
a religious group that settled in Pennsylvania with William Penn Quakers
created in 1619, the first representative assembly in the colonies House of Burgesses
the first Constitution in the colonies, _________________ of Connecticut Fundamental Orders
a type of crop grown for profit cash
main reason the New England Colonies were established religious freedom

The English Colonies Crossword

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Description

the first permanent english settlement in North America JAMESTOWN
took control of the colony and built a fort in 1608 JOHNSMITH
introduced a new type of tobacco that sold well in New England JOHNROLFE
paid their journey to America INDENTURED SERVANTS
establishes the colony of pennslvania WILLIAM PENN
puritan leader who served as a governor of Massachsetts JOHN WINTHROP
publicly discussed religious ideas that some leaders thought were radical ANNE HUTCHINSON
protestants who wanted to reform the Church of England PURITANS
a member of a Puritan's Separatist sect that left England in the early 1600's to settle in the Americas PILGRIMS
a person who moves to another country after leaving his or her homeland IMMIGRANTS
a document written by the Pilgrims establishing themselves as a political society and setting guidelines for self-government MAYFLOWER COMPACT
Squanto taught the Pilgrims native farming methods and helped them establish relations with the Wampanoag TISQUANTUM
made up one of the largest religious groups in New Jersey QUAKERS
crops that are always needed STAPLE CROPS
he was forced to surrender New Netherland to the English PETER STUYVESANT
people talked about and decided on issues of local interest, such as paying for schools TOWN MEETING
a system in which goods and slaves were traded among the Americas, Britain, and Africa TRIANGULAR TRADE
a religious movement that swept through the colonies in the 1730's and 1740's GREAT AWAKENING
a philosopher that thought people had natural rights such as equality and liberty. JOHN LOCKE
a movement that took place during the 1700's to spread the idea that reason and logic could improve society ENLIGHTENMENT
he surrender in 1766 PONTIAC
American Indian princess, she saved the life of John Smith when he was captured POCAHONTAS
an attacked led by Nathaniel Bacon against American Indians and the colonial government in Virginia BACON'S REBELLION
laws passed in the colonies to control slaves SLAVE CODES
grown only enough for yourself SUBSISTENCE FARMING

Road To Revolution Crossword

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Crossword
Description

established along the appalachians, which the colonists were not allowed to cross Proclamation
a law passed by the british government in 1765 that required the payment of a tax stamp act
american colonists could'nt buy tea unless it came from a certain place tea act
was passed in parliament after the boston tea party in 1773 quartering act
a successful colonial american group that consisted of women who displayed their loyalty by participating in boycotts daughters of liberty
free black men crispus attucks
were repealed with the exception of the tax on tea townshend acts
a popular method of protest using propaganda boycott
a series of laws passed by the british in 1774 in an attempt to punsh massachusetts for the boston tea party intolerable acts
a political group made up of american patriots in the north american british colonies sons of liberty
a clash between british troops and townshend people in boston before the revolutuionary war boston massacre
a group of people that create a settement in a distant land colonies
all the inhabits in a particular town, area, or country population
a person under contact to work for another person indentured servant
an area of land in the rulers control territory

Origins of American Government Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Consisting of two houses Bicameral
A charter agreed to by King John of England that granted nobles certain rights and restricted the King's powers Magna Carta
A colony that was based on a grant of land by the English monarch to a proprietor, or owner, in exchange for a yearly payment Proprietary Colony
Colonies based on a grant of land by the British crown to a company or a group of settlers Charter Colonies
An alliance formed in 1643 by the Plymouth, Connecticut, Massachussetts Bay, and New Haven colonies in order to defend themselves from threats posed by Native Americans and by settlers from near by Dutch colonies New England Confederation
First Plan for uniting the colonies, proposed by Benjamin Franklin Albany Plan of Union
Law passed by English parliament that required a government tax stamp on paper goods and all legal documents Stamp Act
A meeting of colonial delegates in Philidelphia to decide how to respond to the abuses of authority by the British government First Continental Congress
A declaration of citizen's rights issued by the Virginia Convention Virginia Declaration of Rights
The document that created the first central government for the United States. It was replaced by the Constitution in 1789 Articles of Confederation
Formally approved Ratified
Legislation passed by Congress to establish a plan for settling the North West territory Northwest Ordinance
Delegates of Constitutional Convention who developed the framework for the government and wrote the Constitution Framers
The plan for government in which the national government would have supreme power and a legislative branch would have two houses with represenatives determined by state population Virginia Plan
A proposal to create a unicameral legislature with equal representation of states instead or representation by population New Jersey Plan
An agreement worked out at the Constitutional Convention established that a states population would determine representation in the lower house of legislature, while each state would have equal representation in the upper house Great Compromise
Group of people who supported the adoption of the U.S. Constitution and a strong national government Federalist
Group of people who opposed the adoption of the Constitution Anti-Federalists
The pen name that the framers Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay used when writing the Federalist Papers Publius
The first ten ammendments to the U.S. Constitution concerning basic individual liberties Bill of Rights

Thirteen Colonies Crossword

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Description

One of the people who traveled by boat from England and created the first permanent settlement in New England at Plymouth in 1620 Pilgrim
A member of the Religious Society of Friends, a Christian movement founded by George Fox c. 1650. Quakers
A system of government in which priests rule in the name of God or a god. Theocracy
Water brought or affected by tides. Tidewater
Pawtuxet Indian, later of the Wampanoag tribe in what is now Massachusetts. Squanto
A person or institution that owes a sum of money. Debtors
The founder of the colony of Georgia JamesOglethorpe
Hostility and ill-treatment, especially because of race or political of religious beliefs. Persecution
pertaining to or characteristic of a people, especially a group (ethnic group) sharing a common and distinctive culture, religion, language, or the like. EthnicDiversity
A tropical plant of the pea family, which was formerly widely cultivated as a source of dark blue dye. Indigo
A person under contract to work for another person for a definite period of time, usually without pay but in exchange for free passage to a new country. IndenturedServants
When people allow other people to think or practice other religions and beliefs. ReligiousTolerance
The Middle colonies were referred to this. BreadbasketColonies
An estate on which crops such as coffee, sugar, and tobacco are cultivated by resident labor. Plantation
A type of British colony mostly in North America and the Caribbean in the 17th century. ProprietaryColony
A member of a group of English Protestants of the late 16th and 17th centuries who regarded the Reformation of the Church of England under Elizabeth as incomplete and sought to simplify and regulate forms of worship. Puritans
An agreement reached by the Pilgrims on the ship the Mayflower in 1620, just before they landed at Plymouth Rock. MayflowerCompact
A Puritan spiritual adviser, mother of 15, and an important participant in the Antinomian Controversy that shook the infant Massachusetts Bay Colony from 1636 to 1638. AnneHutchinson
Sparsely inhabited rural areas. Backcountry
State laws established to determine the status of slaves and the rights of their owners. Slavecodes

Jamestown Crossword Puzzle

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Description

Who came to rescue Jamestown in 1608 Captain John Smith
What word was carved into a doorpost Croatoan
What country took over North America in 1497 England
Who won the battle between the Spanish and English English
What did the people of Roanoke focus on instead of food Gold
What did the English and Natives have by 1616 Good Relationship
In 1609, John left with Pocahontas due to a what Gunpowder Explosion
What was the third attempted colony called Jamestown
What was saved again by new English settlers Jamestown
Who made the same mistakes as Columbus John Cabot
Who was their new leader of Roanoke for their second colony John White
Why did they name the new colony Jamestown King James
What disease did the mosquitoes carry in the area of Jamestown Malaria
Who decided to let the new settlers starve Native Americans
Where was the Roanoke colony set up at North Carolina
Smith and Pocahontas helped keep what between the Natives and English Peace
What did they build their settlement on for the second try Peninsula
Who did the new English settlers capture so the Natives wouldn't attack them Pocahontas
Who started the Roanoke colony Sir Walter Raleigh
By what time were there only 12% of the people who survived the winter Spring
While John and Pocahontas were gone, there was a time period called what Starving Time
Who had to eat dogs, rats, and even human corpses The English
How many ships did they use to take the settlers to Jamestown Three
How long did John White have to wait to return to his colony Three Years
Since they were running out of food, what did they do to get it without working hard Trade with Natives

Original 13 Colonies Crossword Puzzle

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Crossword
Description

Travler Pilgrim
a crop grown to be sold cash crop
person/institution that owes a sum of money debtors
supporting democracy or its principles democratic
blue dye obtained from various plants indigo
Wampanoag leader who waged King Phillip's War with New England Metacom
a large area of land where crops are grown plantation
a person who follows strict moral rules and who believes that pleasure is wrong puritans
A member of the Religious Society of Friends Quakers
a type of colonial administration of the British overseas territories royal colony
state laws established to determine the status of slaves and the rights of their owners slave codes
Patuxet man who assisted the Pilgrims after their first winter in what is now Massachusetts Squanto
a form of government in which a country is ruled by religious leaders theocracy
water that flows over land during high tide Tidewater
a plant that produces leaves which are smoked in cigarettes, pipes, etc. tobacco
A Puritan religious leader of the seventeenth century Roger Williams
a remote undeveloped rural area backcountry
an important participant in the Antinomian Controversy Anne Hutchinson
an English real estate entrepreneur, early Quaker William Penn
an agreement reached by the Pilgrims on the Mayflower in 1620 Mayflower Compact

Colonial Crossword Puzzle

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Crossword
Description

If your father or grandfather went through the religious conversion, you get partial church membership Half-way covenant
a document signed on the mayflower which created laws,and if you signed, you agreed. Mayflower compact
english protestants who believed in strict religious discipline and the simplification of worship puritans
A group of investors who fund a trip to a colony and split the profits joint stock company
An area settled by immigrants that is ruled by a mother country colony
an economic policy in which a nation tries to get and keep as much bullion as possible mercantilism
a religious society who believes men and women are equal quakers
joint stock company that funded and founded Jamestown Virginia company
first representitive assembly in the new world House of Burgesses
A three way system of trade in which Africa sent slaves to America, America sent Raw Materials to Europe, and Europe sent Guns and Rum to Africa. triangle trade