american history (colonies)

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american history

Which of the following distinguished the Middle Colonies from New England and the Southern Colonies?

American History

How did the seach for a viable labor force affect the developement of the southern colonies? What was the role of African American slavery in the early colonial settements? Why were two southern colonies initially resistant to slavery?

U.S.History

i have a chart labled 'African-American Population, 1690-1750'. it shows the year, new england colonies, middle colonies, and southern colonies. the question is: In which group of colonies did the number of African Americans increase most sharply? well the answer is obvious to...

Social Studies

Which was not a type of North American Colony? A: Charter Colonies B:proprietary Colonies C: Royal Colonies D: Military Colonies I think the answer is D

u.s. history

Which of these is a major reason colonists came to Massachusetts? "Colonial America has great farmland." "Colonial America offers religious freedom." "The American colonies are rich with resources, such as gold." "The American colonies offer a second chance for prisoners." ***

American History

The English civil war affected the american colonies in which of the following ways: a.) With england convulsed in civil war, the mother country for a time failed to provide military protection to the colonies b.) Several colonies began to discuss forming a confederation, but ...

history

prior to 1763, the british government followed a policy of salutary neglect towards the american colonies because: a. wished to secure the olyalty of the colonies b. lacked a well organized imperial system I think it is B

AMERICAN HISTORY

Which of the following distinguished the Middle Colonies from New England and the Southern Colonies? A. peace treaties with Native Americans B. ethnic and religious diversity C. representative government D. prohibition of slavery

American history

What parts did the government consist of in the colonies? Who could vote? Does this pertain to the Parlimentary rule? And that only male, land owners were permitted to vote in the colonies?

American History

The policy of mercantilism entails all of the following except that: Colonies exist for the benefit of the mother country. Colonies should act as a source of raw materials for the mother country. Colonies should act as markets for the mother country. Colonies should develop ...

US history

Describe the following in early colonial America.Geography/Economic/social/political. Spanish colonies; French colonies; British colonies; Dutch colonies:

history

How did the American colonies win their freedom in the American Revolution?

HISTORY

ACCORDING TO CREVECOEUR,WHAT DISTINGUISHES AN AMERICAN FROM A EUROPEAN?WHY? HOW DID LIFE IN THE BRITISH NORTH AMERICAN COLONIES TO THE CREATION CONTRIBUTE TO THE CREATION OF A UNIQUE AMERICAN IDENTITY?GIVE EXAMPLES

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On which idea did Patriots and Loyalists most disagree? The colonies had important economic and cultural ties to Great Britain. Certain rights and freedoms are important for citizens to have. The colonies were better off governing themselves without British influence.*** The ...

History

How did life in the British North American colonies contribute to the creation of a unique American identity? What are some examples of this?

History

• According to Crévecoeur, what distinguishes an American from a European? Why? • How did life in the British North American colonies contribute to the creation of a unique American identity? Be sure to give examples. • Is Crévecoeur’s vision of America accurate? Why...

history

Which of the following best explains why trade among the colonies flourished? A)The different regions specialized in different crops. B)The colonies had developed large fleets of trading ships.** C)Existing trade routes were well-maintained by Native Americans. D)Colonies were...

georgia state history

Which political development greatly increased tensions between the American colonies and Great Britain in the years just before the American Revolution?

American History

The English civil war affected the american colonies in which of the following ways: a.) With england convulsed in civil war, the mother country for a time failed to provide military protection to the colonies b.) Several colonies began to discuss forming a confederation, but ...

us history

Regarding Thomas Paine's Common Sense... 1. According to Paine, peaceful negotiations and reconciliation between the American colonists and England were no long possible after what single specific historical event? 2. According to Paine, how has our connection to England made ...

american history

what was the purpose of finding each of the 13 colonies?

US history

What colonies are in each region and what are tge characteristics of each?(Geography,politics,economies/agriculture). New England: Middle colonies: Southern colonies:

U.S History- 8th grade

What was the geography and economy like in the England colonies, middle colonies, and southern colonies? Do you guys know any good websites to check out?

Social studies

which of the following best describes how the intolerable acts affected the american colonies? A. The acts caused the colonies to set up their own militia to serve in times of emergency. B. The acts caused the colonies to call for the first continental. C. the acts caused the ...

social studies

Prior to 1763, the British government generally followed a policy of salutary neglect towards the American colonies because it: a) wished to secure the loyalty of the colonies b) lacked a well-organized imperial system c) lacked the power to make laws for the colonies d) did ...

HISTORY

WHAT WERE THE PURPOSES FOR THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE? The American colonists were unhappy with their English rulers. The colonists didn't like the high taxes on common things such as tea and paper. They tried to tell the king to change things, but he refused. The ...

History Question

1) Why did the Middle colonies have the most diverse population in colonial America? (1point) Leaders of the Middle Colonies advertised in Europe to attract more settlers. People moved to the Middle Colonies from New England to escape religious persecution.*** Immigrants from ...

AP US History

What was the life style of whites on a plantation in the american colonies?

AP US History

Why does the period of salutary neglect end in the American colonies?

American History

What two colonies were resistant towards slavery?

History

which british north american colonies joined confederation

History

How did the French and Indian War contribute to new taxation policies in the American colonies? A).The British government attempted to force the American colonies to pay for the Seven Years’ War through taxation. B.)The French government imposed higher taxes on the American ...

History

What were the characteristics of English colonies in the Chesapeake region, the Carolinas, the middle Colonies-Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, and Delaware-and New England prior to 1700? "The Restoration in the Colonies," and"The Middle Colonies and Georgia" create a list ...

american history

why were the french at first reluctant to sign an alliance with the colonies

history

what proposal sought to unite the American colonies against the french

Social Studies

Which of the following best describes how the Intolerable Acts affected the American colonies? A.) The acts caused the colonies to set up their own militia to serve in times of emergency. B.) The acts caused the colonies to call for the First Continental Congress. C.) The acts...

History

comparing French, ducth, and english colonies, which ones attracted the most settlers, and which the fewest? in what colonies were woman scarce? what impact did these differences in emigration have on the various colonies development?

history

Comparing French, English, and Dutch Colonies, which ones attracted the most settlers, and which the fewest? In what colonies were women scarce? What impact did these differences in emigration have on various colonies' development?

History

Comparing French, Dutch, and English colonies, which ones attracted the most settlers, and which the fewest? In what colonies were women scarce? What impact did these differences in emigration have on the various colonies development?

american history

1. When the American Revolution began, it looked like the colonies faced insurmountable odds. How did a ragtag band of volunteers without a proper source of funding for food and equipment manage to overcome the most powerful army and navy in the world?

U.S History

In the growth of the colonies, who tried to unite Native American groups in 1763?

world history

how did the search for religious freedom affect the founding of colonies in american?

American History

Which of the following statements is true of life in the New England colonies?

U.S history\

how did the south atlantic slave trade not change north american colonies

us history

why did england have little time to devote to her american colonies before 1765

history

what would north america be like today if the 13 colonies had not won the american revolution?

History

how were the economic conditions in France and the American colonies before their revolutions similar and different

world history

how were the economic conditions in France and the American colonies before their revolutions similar

History

how were the economic conditions in France and the American colonies before their revolutions similar and how were they different?

History

How does Thomas Paine characterize the relationship between Great Britain and the American colonies?

history

1.) describe the primary economic activity for each of the tree colonial regions: The new england colonies, the middle colonies , and the southern colonies. explain how the gephraphary of each region helped determine its economy (6 points) @mrs.sue please help

U.S. History

What types of changes were occurring in terms of education, law and politics in the American colonies in the 1700’s?

History

Were the framers of the Constitution during the 20th century in the American colonies democrats or elitists, or both?

US History

How did the British mercantlism prevent the economic development of the colonies? A.) The colonies were process to export their products to Great Britain only, thus limiting development. B.) British laws discouraged the growth of manifacture and forced colonies to buy British ...

U.S. HISTORY PLEASE HELP!!!

how did the environment (political, social, and physical) affect the religion of the 13 colonies? That's such a broad question, that it's difficult to answer. First, the colonies were in existence for close to 150 years before they became the United States. The environment ...

history

Describe the primary economic activity for each of the three colonial regions: the New England colonies, the Middle colonies, and the Southern colonies. Explain how the geography of each region helped determine its economy. I don't know how to explain it and I don't remember ...

History

How did Spain's American colonies help make it the richest, most powerful nation in the world during the 16th century??

U.S. History

According to Paine, how has our connection to England made the American colonies weaker in a military-political sense?

american History

Can someone help me please. I am having a hard time answering this question. Do you think Great Britain was justified in imposing taxes on the colonies following the French and Indian War? Or do you believe the colonists had legitimate grievances regarding the British policy ...

American History

Compare the involuntary migration of indentured servants and enslaved Africans to the America colonies. Identify similarities and differences.

U.S. History

How did geography influence the way the English colonies developed? A: Geography was a very influential factor in the development of English colonies. Economies in each colonial region depended solely on their geographic surroundings. For example, access to the Atlantic Ocean ...

ap us history

my assignment is to develop a chart explaining the financing, motivation for founding, and political, social, and economic organization of each colonized area:(a) the plantation colonies, (b) new england, (c) the middle colonies.what elements did all these colonies have in ...

History

What were some effects of the Seven Years’ War? (Select all that apply.) A.France surrendered Canada to Britain through the Treaty of Paris. B.France’s Caribbean colonies rose up in rebellion and gained independence. C.Britain lost all of its North American colonies to ...

World History

How did colonies with large European populations differ from other colonies?

Government

In which type of colony did strict governors anger the colonists? A. the royal colonies B. the proprietary colonies C. the charter colonies D. the informed colonies

Social Studies

In which type of colony did strict governors anger the colonist? A. the royal colonies B. the proprietary colonies C. the charter colonies D. the informed colonies

AP US History

What were the diverse purposes of England's American colonies and how were those purposes altered in the early years of settlement?

American History

In 1700, which of the following colonies had the largest slave population relative to its overall population?

American History

In 1700, which of the following colonies had the largest slave population relative to its overall population

american history

in 1700 which of the following colonies had the largest slave population relative to its overall population

History

In the time when the colonies were first being established who claimed the land to the west and north of the English colonies?

History

Which of the following is not a type of North American Colonies? charter proprietary royal military I think the answer is military

Social Studies

“No parts of England’s colonies can be taxed without their consent….every part has a right to be represented.” Explain what the quote means about the relationship between the British government and the American Colonies.

History

Which evaluates the economic dependence that occurred between imperial governments and their colonies? a.The collaborative relationship between colonies and imperial governments established an interdependence that stifled economic growth. b.The parasitic dependency of the ...

U.S History

In the growth of the colonies,What were the cultural lifestyle and economic differences between the New England, Southern and Middle Colonies?

AP US History

To what extent would it be accurate to say that the New England, Middle, and Southern colonies had merged to create a single American Society by the outbreak of the revolution?

ap us history

how much more was the conflict between great Britain and her North american colonies economic origin rather than rooted in political and social controversies and differences.

History

what statement best describes the government relationship with England that was in the middle colonies A. Middle colonies were all established as royal colony B.each have a different system based on the charter agreed upon with the king of England C.The king of England only ...

AP US history

By violating the Navigation Acts and developing their own trading patterns, were the American colonies also creating their own mercantile system?

U.S. History to 1865

I need some help with this question. How did the actions of the colonies, Great Britain and France contribute to the outcome of the American Revolution war? What kind of outcomes should I be looking for? Thanks for the help.

history american revolution

The inhabitants of the English colonies of North America have the rights: 2. That our ancestors, who first settled these colonies, were at the time of their emigration from the mother country entitled to all rights, liberties, and immunities (freedom from tax) of free and ...

social studies help!

“no parts of England’s colonies can be taxed without their consent….every part has a right to be represented.”-James Otis. Explain what the quote means about the relationship between the British government and the American Colonies.

History

The official policy of the British crown and Parliament toward the American colonies is essentially embodied in the economic and political theory of mercantilism; however, in reality sometimes by intent, mostly by accident, a policy of salutary neglect developed and flourished...

U.S. History

To what extent would it be accurate to say that New England, Middle, and Southern Colonies had merged to create a single American Society by the end of the French and Indian War?

History

Which of the following best explains why trade among the colonies flourished? The different regions specialized in different crops. The colonies had developed large fleets of trading ships. Existing trade routes were well-maintained by Native Americans. Colonies were founded ...

History @Reed

The British and the colonists had many conflicts in the time before the American Revolution. What conclusion can be made about why so much conflict occurred in Boston? The king wanted to control Boston because the wealthiest colonists lived there. The British did not like ...

American History

Create a timeline tracking the major themes/paradigm shifts in American History from the Columbus's voyages through the Mexican-American War (1846-1848)

American History

Create a timeline tracking the major themes/paradigm shifts in American History from the Columbus's voyages through the Mexican-American War (1846-1848).

american govt

what two events changed the relatively peaceful relationship between the American colonies and Great Britain

History

The British government decided to tax the American colonies a. to pay off war debts b. to teach the colonists a lesson c. to increase the standard of living in Britain d. to finance westward expansion C

History

Both William Bradford and John Smith helped found American colonies. How did their actions differ? Bradford developed cash-crop agriculture, while Smith focused on subsistence farming. Bradford had little involvement with colonial government, while Smith became a governor. ...

History

7.)With the formation of the colonies came the combining of many different cultural groups. How is the influence of African slaves and Native Americans on colonial culture similar? A.)They only made small, unimportant contributions. B.)They both influenced the food, art, and ...

social studies

Prior to 1763, the British government generally followed a policy of salutary neglect towards the American colonies because it: a) wished to secure the loyalty of the colonies b) lacked a well-organized imperial system I think it is B but i think it could also be A

history

Which of the following distinguished the Middle Colonies from New England and the Southern Colonies? A. peace treaties with Native Americans B. representative government C. prohibition of slavery D. ethnic and religious diversity

Government

What does the difference in the number of colonies that sent delegates to the Stamp Act Congress versus the First Continental Congress indicate about what was happening in the colonies? A. The colonies were now ready to break away from Britain B. The colonies were now ready to...

social studies

How did the search for a viable labor force affect the development of the southern colonies? What was the role of African- American slavery in the early colonial settlements? Why were twp southern colonies initially resistant to slavery?

social studies

How did the search for a viable labor force affect the development of the southern colonies? What was the role of African-American slavery in the early colonial settlements? Why were two southern colonies initially resistant to slavery?

History

What made the Great Depression unprecedented? Were the measures taken to end the longest economic downturn in American history consistent with the principles of the Progressive Era or a radical redirection in American history?

World History

05.06 HC)Suppose a historian wanted to argue that the Enlightenment had a more positive influence on the American Revolution than on the French Revolution. Which statement below would be the strongest evidence for the historian's view? The French Revolution overthrew a ...

History

Is this true or false. If it is true were can I find the web site to verify the answer. I am having a difficult time interputating what the statement is trying imply. Please could you help me. Thank you. American colonies were born out mass slaughter of native Indians and ...

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