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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

    The Pilgrims/Separatists/Calvinists

    Enlightenment

    Benjamin Franklin

    Isaac Newton

    John Peter Zenger

    The Navigation Acts

    Triangular Trade

    The French and Indian War

    Albany Plan of Union

    Treaty of Paris 1763

    Pontiacs War

    Proclamation of 1763

    King George III

  • Stamp Act

    Sugar Act

    Townshend Acts

    Patrick Henry

    The Boston Massacre

    The Boston Tea Party

    Intolerable Acts

    First and Second Continental Congress

    Lexington and Concord

    Olive Branch Petition

    Battle of Bunker Hill

    Thomas Paines Commons Sense

    Natural Rights

    Battle of Trenton

    Marquis De Lafayette

    Friedrich von Steuben

    Battle of Saratoga

    Yorktown

    John Paul Jones

    Benedict Arnold

  • 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.