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Units I & II: DISCOVERY THROUGH THE REVOLUTION AND THE CONSTITUTION Master all of the following for the quizzes, exams, and AP test in May Definitions/concepts/people: In the 1st six week tab of your AP US History notebook, give the definition and significance of the following terms (in red ink and 2 complete sentences)-find the meanings in your textbook, dictionary, online, and/or encyclopedia. TEST ITEMS! UNIT 1 Chapter 1- land bridge, Sioux, Iroquois, Mayas, Incas, Aztecs, technology (compass, printing press), Protestant Reformation, Henry the Navigator, Christopher Columbus, Treaty of Tordesillas (1494), Ferdinand Magellan, Hernan Cortes, John Cabot, Henry Hudson, joint stock company, Virginia Company; Jamestown, Captain John Smith, John Rolfe, Pocahontas, royal colony, Puritans, Plymouth colony, Separatists, Pilgrims, Mayflower, Mayflower Compact, Massachusetts Bay Colony, John Winthrop, Great Migration, Virginia House of Burgesses Chapter 2- difference between corporate, royal, and proprietary colonies, Chesapeake colonies, George Calvert, Lord Baltimore, Act of Toleration (1649), Sir William Berkeley, Bacon’s Rebellion, indentured servant, headright system, Roger Williams, Anne Hutchinson, Thomas Hooker, Fundamental Orders of Connecticut (1639), John Davenport, halfway covenant, Metacom, King Philip’s War, restoration colonies, Quakers, William Penn, holy experiment, Charter of Liberties (1701), James Oglethorpe, mercantilism, Navigation Acts, Dominion of New England, triangular trade, slave trade, Middle Passage Chapter 3- J. Hector St. John Crevecoeur, hereditary aristocracy, subsistence farming, Great Awakening, Jonathan Edwards, George Whitefield, Benjamin West, Cotton Mather, Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard’s Almanack, John Peter Zenger (libel case), Andrew Hamilton, colonial governors, colonial legislatures, town meetings,

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