American History Homework Two

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Lecture - Questions

American History Homework Two
Instructor: Andy Schlafly

Answer 5 out of these 6 questions, and study and take the quiz for week 2:

1. Name and describe two of the laws that caused the colonies to dislike and eventually break away from Britain.

2. Two important trials or series of trials occurred in the colonies between 1690 and 1750. Describe them, including an explanation of their significance.

3. Identify several of the most important causes of the Revolutionary War, in your own words and ranked by their importance.

4. Describe the Great Awakening and its significance, and explain who George Whitefield was. Which occurred first, the Great Awakening or the work of George Whitefield?

5. Explain differences in several of the colonies, including when they were formed and why.

6. What was the significance of the Declaration of Independence? Explain.

Honors Questions (answer any 2)

H1. "But where says some is the King of America? I'll tell you Friend, he reigns above, and doth not make havoc of mankind like the Royal Brute of Britain...let it be brought forth placed on the divine law, the word of God; let a crown be placed thereon, by which the world may know, that so far as we approve of monarchy, that in America THE LAW IS KING." When and who do you think wrote that for the ordinary colonist? Explain.

H2. Explain the political cartoon in the lecture, and discuss its effectiveness.

H3. Discuss differences between the colonies prior to the Revolutionary War.

H4. Discuss any of the debate or discussion topics mentioned in the lecture.