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Chapter 1: 

1. Why did humans migrate to North America?

2. List some differences between the Great Plains bison hunters, the cultures of the Great Basin, and the Eastern Woodland cultures.

3. Why was tribute important in the Mexican empire?

Chapter 2:

4. What factors led to European exploration in the 15th century?

5. What was the Treaty of Tordesillas?

6. Which European nations were most actively exploring the New World?

7. What was the role of Catholic missionaries in the New World?

Chapter 3:

8) What role did tobacco play in the Chesapeake colonies? 

9) What were some of the features of indentured servitude in the Chesapeake? 

10) Why did Lord Baltimore leave England?

11) Why is Bacon’s Rebellion important?

12) What were the goals of the Pueblo Revolt? 

13) Why did the southern colonies move toward a system of slave labor? 

Chapter 7 

What did the Second Continental Congress accomplish?

What was the main argument of Paine’s Common Sense?

How did white women contribute to the war effort?

When did a loyalist become a traitor, according to the Second Continental Congress?

Why did many Native Americans side with the British?

What factors contributed to the British losing the American Revolution?

Essay: Please write a short paragraph detailing how the ideas of the Enlightenment influenced the American Revolution. 

Chapter 8

8. Why is Shays’s Rebellion important?

9. What are the major differences between the Articles of Confederation and the U.S. Constitution?

10. What is the lasting legacy of the anti-federalists?

11. What is the difference between democracy and republicanism?

12. What were the most significant events that led to the ratification of the U.S. Constitution? (list 5) 

Shays’ Rebellion

Please write a short essay (300 to 500 words) which either defends or disagrees with Shays cause. Was Captain Daniel Shays right to rebel or not? 

Please use at least two outside sources to make your argument, cite your sources when you use them (MLA or Chicago) and be sure to have an introduction, evidence, and conclusion paragraphs. 

Good luck! 

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