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Matrilineal and matrilocal practices were found amongst the:
a. Mayans
b. Senecas
c. Pueblos
d. Aztecs
b. Senecas
John Calvin and the Puritans stressed the:
a. doctrine of human free will
b. basic innocence of humans at their births
c. doctrine of predestination
d. universality of salvation
c. doctrine of predestination
The Middle Passage:
a. was a terrible journey for most captured slaves, where one in sic perished due to unsanitary and brutal conditions.
b. generally lasted longer than the intended three weeks, but most slaves did not mind because they were treated fairly well.
c. had horrible physical conditions, but emotionally was bearable because most family members were allowed to stay within close distance.
d. helped humanize the institution of slavery.
a. was a terrible journey for most captured slaves, where one in six perished due to unsanitary and brutal conditions.
In the campaign against New France, Prime Minister William Pitt:
a. hired mercenaries and invested large sums of money in the Seven Years' War
b. heavily relied on African-American slaves as soldiers.
c. refused to commit the main British naval and ground forces to the conflict because they were needed for service in Europe
d. formed an alliance with Spain
a. hired mercenaries and invested large sums of money in the Seven Years' War.
The First Continental Congress convened soon after the _____ was/were passed.
d. Intolerable Acts
the belief or worship of more than one god. (Similarities in Native Americans)
polytheism
god is in everything. (Similarities in Native Americans)
pantheism
of or based kinship with the mother or the female line. lineage through the mother.
matrilineal
of or denoting a custom in marriage whereby the husband goes to live with the wife's community
matrilocal
He was a spanish priest who saw the acts of torture and murder of the natives and spoke out about it.
Bartolome de las casas
the land and people were virginal/no exchange between the two cultures. (all accident)
virgin soil epidemic
divine force of will/ John Calvin/ led to hope rather than despair
predestination
collapse of the western roman empire
the middle ages
regulated slavery. considered slaves as real estate not humans. masters were free to kill their slaves without punishment if the slave resisted him.
virginia slave code, 1705
french and native american forces attacked the settlements of deerfield, massachusetts. killed 56 villagers.
deerfield, 1704
John Peter Zenger's case in the mid-18th century was about the freedom of the press. The zenger case set a precendence of "truth as a defense." After the Zenger case, unflattering remarks could be printed about anyone (even the elite) so long as the statements were true.
John Peter Zenger
a religious revival in colonial new england. It deemphasized the importance of the church doctrine and instead put a greater importance on the individual and their spiritual experience.
The Great Awakening
started by the feud between great britain and spain/ france. ended with the signing of the treaty of paris.
the seven years war
acted as a unified body. armed themselves, but not to push for war. sent letter to king george 3rd affirming their loyalty.
First Continental Congress
Thomas Paine wrote this. Proposed that ordinary people could participate in government. very important document of the revolutionary era.
Common Sense