United States History I Beginnings Unit Review Sheet
Contact between Europeans and native peoples led to dramatic results.
Colonial settlement and development was affected by the social and physical
environment of the Americas.
Individual, group, and national needs and necessities drove regional and
The narrative of the colonial era demonstrates the cultural dynamics and
incompatibility within the colonies.
To what extent was the conflict with the natives inevitable?
To what extent was colonization a positive or negative experience?
Why do countries pursue colonization?
How do the conflicts of the past influence us today?
What were the motivations and challenges facing colonial settlement and
How did individuals and groups effect the development of the colonies?
How did European rivalries affect the colonies?
How did the culture within the colonies foster an American Identity?
Content- Themes, People, Ideas Terms
Key Native American tribes and individuals….
Key Native American conflicts
Jamestown /John Smith
Indentured servants/Headright system
Cash crops/subsistence farming
Characteristics of the 13 colonies
"city on the hill"
House of Burgesses/General Court
Goals and Motives for colonization
Origins of sectional tension
Salem Witch trials
Colonial European Political and Economic Conflicts
Fundamental Orders of Connecticut
Puritan Way of Life
Anne Hutchinson/Mary Dyer