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Study Guide for 8th grade social studies exam #2
Exam #2 will take place on Wednesday and Thursday November 29/30
The exam will consist of multiple choice and two short answer questions. The format will be identical to the format of the first exam.
Be sure to look at returned assignments, your notes from the text and any handouts
that were given to you in class to help you with your studying for the exam.
You may have a page single sided cheat sheet to help you with the exam.
Review the following concepts prior to taking the exam. Be sure to remember all of these things but be able to explain why they are important.
The English Reformation and Henry VIII
The Great Awakening
John Peter Zenger
The Navigation Acts
The French and Indian War
Albany Plan of Union
Treaty of Paris 1763
Proclamation of 1763
King George III
The Boston Massacre
The Boston Tea Party
First and Second Continental Congress
Lexington and Concord
Olive Branch Petition
Battle of Bunker Hill
Thomas Paines Commons Sense
Battle of Trenton
Marquis De Lafayette
Friedrich von Steuben
Battle of Saratoga
John Paul Jones
Possible Short answer Questions: What were the main reasons for an American Victory? In what ways did Europe and Europeans become involved in the war effort? Describe the advantages and disadvantages of Britain and the colonists as the war began? Explain the significance of Boston Massacre. Explain how the colonists moved from being happy British subjects in 1763 to declaring independence in 1776 How did the Enlightenment and the Great Awakening influence the colonists in their movement towards independence.