Loyalists: A loyalist was a person in the American Revolution who was loyal to the king and queen in England. -Brittany

Habit of Self-Rule: American Colonists think they are governing themselves, when they think English try to take that away, they revolt. -Keegan

French and Indian War: Also known as the Seven Years War was between French and British, French had Native American Allies, British won with the Treaty of Paris 1763, British took control French Caribbean islands and India. -Maria

Navigation Acts: Passed in 1651 by Parliament aiming to wrest control of world trade from the Dutch, laws stated that certain "enumerated" goods (i.e. tobacco and sugar) had to be transported in English ships, sold in English ports, or re-exported to foreign markets. Salutary neglect of these acts gave further belief in self-rule. -Chloe H.

Proclamation of 1763: was issued October 7th, 1763 by King George III, it created boundary between the Indian lands which were reserved west of the boundary and the white settlements. - Dalila

Quartering Act: An act passed by the British that required the colonies' people to house and feed British soldiers - Isabo

First Continental Congress: A small congress of colonists formed September 1774; Colonial disunity caused a lack of productiveness, but they succeeded in instigating sporadic preparation for war by militias. - Lisa

John Rolfe: (1585-1622) One of the first English settlers of North America. Known for the cultivation of tobacco as an export in the colony of Virginia and as Poncahontas husband. -Justice

"Social contract": A theory of John Lockes that certain right must be written down and agreed to in a society, things like natural rights. -Kyle M

"Republican Motherhood": The term for the attitude toward women's roles before, during, and after the American Revolution. It was the idea that Mothers were supposed to teach their children to be sovereign and keep their liberties and rights. '''

The Great Awakening: A movement or revolution about religious beliefs and how they were altered in the American Colonies. The Great Awakening caused churches to divide, an increase in communication and religious participation. -Kelsi Price

"'Opechancanough":(15541646) was a tribal chief within the Powhatan Confederacy of what is now Virginia in the United States, and its paramount chief from sometime after 1618 until his death in 1646. His name meant "He whose Soul is White" in the Algonquian Powhatan language. -Daniela

"Las Casas": Was against the terrible treatment of the Indians and encomiendas system.

Townshend Revenue Acts: Named after Charles Townshend these acts passed in 1767 by Parliament issued new taxes on goods imported (i.e. paper and tea)into colonies. -Ana

Johnathan Sewall: he was loyal to the British govt. and he was the last British attorney general for Massachusetts -Jonice

Bacons Rebellion: an armed rebellion in 1676 of indentured servants and poor settlers of Virginia led by Nathanial Bacon against the rule of Governor William Berkley. - Marina

Hernan Cortez: Spanish conquistador who overthrew the Aztec empire and won Mexico for the crown of Spain.

Seasoning: The process of conditioning slaves and breaking their spirit following the Middle Passage. Slaves were branded and given new names, as well as probed during auctions. A show of power to discourage slaves from fighting back.- Chloe S

Ben Franklin: He exemplified the Enlightenment spirit through his newspaper and library. Franklin was classified as a Deist because he believed that God essentially withdrew after creating the world, leaving it to function according to scientific laws without divine intervention.

Treaty of Ghent: Signed on Dec. 24th, 1814. Was a peace treaty that ended the War of 1812 between the US and Great Britain. -Kelsi Price

James Madison: First was a federalist when it came to ratifying the constitution, then he became republican once it came to interpenetrating the constitution, then the forth president of the United States

""Sedition Acts (1798): jail time for critics of Adams and other high government officials. -Monica Alvarez