Your page rank:

Total word count: 375
Pages: 1

Calculate the Price

- -
275 words
Looking for Expert Opinion?
Let us have a look at your work and suggest how to improve it!
Get a Consultant

German settlers

mainly in Pennsylvania; known as Pennsylvania Dutch; clung to German language and customs (no loyalty to Britain)

Scots-Irish settlers

not Irish at all, but Scots Lowlanders; mainly in Pennsylvania; most land already taken by others –> among first settlers of the west; restless, used temporary shelters; violent towards Indians; known as lawless and individualistic (brought knowledge of whiskey distilling)

Paxton Boys

1764: led by Scots-Irish, armed march on Philadelphia, prostesting Quaker’s leniant policy towards Indians

Regulator movement

in North Carolina; Scots-Irish led insurrection against eastern domination of the colony’s affairs

triangular trade

New England rum –> Gold Coast of Africa slaves –> West Indies molasses –> distilled into rum in New England

Molasses Act

1733: British law trying to squelch American trade with French West Indies


named after Dutch theologian Jacobus Arminius; belief that individual free will determined person’s salvation, not divine decree; all humans could be saved if they accepted God’s grace

Great Awakening

rousing religious revival in 1730s and 1740s; encouraged great emotion in religion; set off schisms in religious sects and fresh wave of missionary work among Indians and black slaves

Jonathan Edwards

spoke with burning righteousness; proclaimed need for complete dependence on God’s grace, not good works; described hell and enternal torments of the damned

George Whitefield

amazing religious speaker, instilled great emotion in his listeners

old lights

orthodox clergymen; deeply skeptical of emotionalism and theatrical antics of revivalists

new lights

defended awakening for its role in revitalizing American religion

Benjamin Franklin

wrote "Poor Richard’s Almanack"; invented lightning rod, bifocal spectacles, Franklin stove, and proved lightning was a form of electricity; established 1st US public library in Philadelphia

Poor Richard’s Almanack

edited by BF from 1732-1758; pithy sayings and virtues like thrift, industry, morality, common sense; 2nd most popular book in America after the Bible

Zenger trial

1734-1735 in NY; newspaper printer John Peter Zenger exposed the corrupt royal governor and was charged with libel; was declared innocent and it was a great victory for freedom of the press

royal colonies

colonies w/ royal governors appointed by the king (8 colonies)

proprietary colonies

colonies under proprietors who chose the governors (Maryland, Pennsylvania, Delaware)

Lord Cornbury

governor of NY and NJ in 1702; corrupt, alcoholic, foolish, vain

Share This

More flashcards like this

NCLEX 10000 Integumentary Disorders

When assessing a client with partial-thickness burns over 60% of the body, which finding should the nurse report immediately? a) ...

Read more


A client with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) tells the nurse, "Sometimes I feel so frustrated. I can’t do anything without ...

Read more

NASM Flashcards

Which of the following is the process of getting oxygen from the environment to the tissues of the body? Diffusion ...

Read more

Unfinished tasks keep piling up?

Let us complete them for you. Quickly and professionally.

Check Price

Successful message