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ej81790's picture
Joined: Aug 2005
AP History Summer Packet

Im a little lazy. But i get the work done eventually. I was just wondering if anybody knew the answers to the AP US history packet, made by the american pageant, split up into chapters (1-4) so i can check my own. I had to do it all this summer, which totally sucks, so i kind of dont want to have to check over my own answers....
thanks. :eek: :eek:

harrymai22's picture
Joined: Aug 2005

hey bro i got the same book, so I might b able to help but Im not on here alot so I really wont know wuts goin on, but yea those questions were a biotch. Dont kno wut packet ur talkin about though

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Joined: Aug 2005


I too have the same book. We allready reached chapter 9. -.-

free2beangelicblondie's picture
Joined: Sep 2005

i had to do that summer packet. i know it's kinda late in the summer, but i have all but two of the thirty five answers. i'm not sure how to make a link to my work and it's really long but you can use whatever you need :o

Pg. 25-41

1. Lord de la Warr: Lord de la Warr was the new governor of Jamestown (after John Smith). He led the relief party for Jamestown in the spring of 1610. When Lord de la Warr took over, he imposed a harsh military-like regime on the colonists and followed out orders to take military action against the Indians. During the time of war between the natives and the colonists Lord de la Warr introduced “Irish tactics” against the Indians.
2. Pocahontas: Pocahontas was the daughter of the Indian chieftain Powhatan. Pocahontas “saved” John Smith from a mock execution her father was performing as a ritual to impress the governor of Jamestown and to express a desire for peaceful relations with the colonists. She became the intermediary between the Indians and the settlers. Pocahontas’ actions helped provide a shaky peace between the two groups and also helped provide the colonists with the foodstuffs they needed.
3. Powhatan: Powhatan was the Indian chieftain of the Iroquois during the time of the colonization. The chieftain kidnapped John Smith in December of 1607 and preformed a mock execution ritual to impress Smith and to express a desire for peaceful relations with the colonists.
4. Handsome Lake: Handsome Lake was an Iroquois prophet. In 1799 Handsome Lake had a vision that warned him that, if the Iroquois tribe wanted to endure, then the moral decline the people had been experiencing needed to come to an end. Because of his vision the Iroquois tribe was, in a word, reborn.
5. John Rolfe: John Rolfe was the father of the tobacco industry that began in Virginia. The tobacco industry that Rolfe began soon became Virginia’s economic savior. John Rolfe also provided the peace agreement between the natives and the colonists that ended the first Anglo-Powhatan war by marrying Pocahontas. The peace the marriage purchased was later destroyed when John Rolfe was killed in an Indian attack during 1622.
6. Lord Baltimore: Lord Baltimore founded Maryland in 1634. Baltimore founded Maryland as a refuge for Roman Catholics against Protestantism. When Protestant colonists arrived in the New World, Baltimore hoped to purchase the Protestants toleration of Catholicism by allowing both groups to worship peacefully. But the overwhelming tide pf Protestant worshippers that threatened the Catholics eventually led to the Act of Toleration.
7. Walter Raleigh: Sir Walter Raleigh accomplished the first successful attempt at English colonization. Raleigh followed in his older half-brother’s steps by organizing a group of settlers who landed on Roanoke Island, North Carolina, in 1585. After Raleigh returned to England, the Roanoke Island colony mysteriously vanished into the wilderness.
8. James Oglethorpe: James Oglethorpe was the ablest of the buffer state’s founders. Because of Oglethorpe’s history as a soldier-statesman, and ability as a military-leader, he was able to repel attacks the Spaniards focused on the state of Georgia. Oglethorpe even mortgaged his own personal fortune to save Georgia, which came to be fondly known as “the Charity Colony.”
9. Sir Humphrey Gilbert: Sir Humphrey Gilbert, the older half-brother of Walter Raleigh, was the promoter of the first English attempt at colonization. Unfortunately, his attempt fell through when Humphrey Gilbert lost his life at sea in 1583.
10. Oliver Cromwell:
11. John Smith: John Smith was the first governor of Jamestown. Under his command, the first colonists pushed their way into the wilderness and into Indian territory. John Smith was kidnapped by the Powhatan tribe and was made subject to mock execution. John Smith saved Virginia from utter collapse with his leadership skills and resourcefulness.
12. Nation-state: a political unit consisting of an autonomous state inhabited predominantly by a people sharing a common culture, history, and language. England became a nation-state with the receiving of the American colonies.
13. Joint-stock company: an economic arrangement by which a number of investors pool their capital for investment.
14. Slavery: a group of peoples taken from their homeland and sold into a laboring position where they were owned. Slaves were not paid for their work. In the Chesapeake region, slaves were used as laborers in the sugar-cane fields.
15. Enclosure:
16. House of Burgesses: The lower house of the legislature in colonial Virginia. The London Company authorized the settlers to summon an assembly which became one of the first miniature parliaments to sprout up in America.
17. Royal charter: a written grant of rights by royalty for the creation of an organization, such as a company or university. Charters such as the Virginia Company granted settlers in the Americas the rights of an Englishman.
18. Slave codes: defined slaves’ legal status and master’s prerogatives.
19. Yeoman: independent landowner entitled to suffrage.
20. Proprietor: owned or managed a business of some kind. The proprietors in the colonies were the farmers and plantation owners.
21. Longhouse: a long communal dwelling, especially of the Iroquois, typically built of poles and bark and having a central corridor with family compartments on either side. “Sharing one great longhouse” is a term used to describe the Iroquois Confederacy.
22. Squatter: a frontier farmer who illegally occupied land owned by others or not yet officially opened for settlement.
23. Primogeniture: the legal principle that the oldest son inherits all family property or land.
24. Indentured servitude: servants who are like slaves. They live under the command of their “owners” for a pre-arranged time for pay.
25. Starving time: the first winter endured by the settlers. Only sixty of the four hundred settlers who made it to Virginia survived the winter.
26. First Anglo-Powhatan War: when the English, led by Lord de la Warr, brought orders from the Virginia Company declaring war against the Indians in the Jamestown region. The Indians were defeated. The peace treaty was sealed by the marriage of Pocahontas to John Rolfe.
27. Second Anglo-Powhatan War: the Indians last effort to dislodge the Virginians. The Indians were again defeated. A new peace treaty was signed to attempt a peaceful co-existence of the natives and pilgrims but ended up banishing the Indians from their native lands.
28. Act of Toleration: originally, religious freedom granted by an established church to a religious minority. In the colonies the Catholics who had escaped persecution from Protestant England supported the Act of Toleration. The act guaranteed toleration to all Christians but decreed the death penalty on those who denied the divinity of Jesus.
29. Barbados slave code: denied even the most even the most fundamental rights to slaves. Masters had virtually complete control over their laborers, including the right to vicious punishment.
30. Virginia Company: is a significant document. It guaranteed the overseas settlers the same rights as Englishmen.
31. Restoration: originally, religious freedom granted by an established church to a religious minority.
32. Act of Toleration: originally, religious freedom granted by an established church to a religious minority. In the colonies the Catholics who had escaped persecution from Protestant England supported the Act of Toleration. The act guaranteed toleration to all Christians but decreed the death penalty on those who denied the divinity of Jesus.
33. Savannah Indians: a group of Indians who allied with the Carolinians. In 1707, that alliance ended when the Indians migrated to the backcountry of Maryland and Pennsylvania where better relations were promised. But a series of bloody raids carried out by the Carolinians all but extinguished the tribes of coastal Carolina by 1710.
34. Iroquois Confederacy: bound five Indian nations together and initially vied for neighboring Indians territorial supremacy.
35. Ireland: became the early scene of the Catholic-Protestant rivalry.

Bigriv's picture
Joined: Sep 2005

You dont know how much time you have saved me by giving that complete list. I was missing about 6 terms and you had all of them. i was having trouble finding them but you saved me. I thank you for your time

0.o bigriv

free2beangelicblondie's picture
Joined: Sep 2005

no problem! anytime :)

Bigriv's picture
Joined: Sep 2005

I also was wondering if you had any info to a couple of other terms i am having difficulty finding for my summer terms list i have to complete.
If you or anyone has any info on any of these plz let me know.

1. Proprietary colony

2. William Bradford

3. Protestant ethic

4. Headright System

5. George Whitefield

If you do i would appreciate this ver much so

o.0 Bigriv

free2beangelicblondie's picture
Joined: Sep 2005

sorry! i don't have that information. if you want my input, i'll take a look around tonight and tomorrow and see what i can find. whatever i do find, i'll post tomorrow evening. i promise!

Bigriv's picture
Joined: Sep 2005

thank you much

o.0 Bigriv

free2beangelicblondie's picture
Joined: Sep 2005

i found out as much as i could all yuo're missing is protestant ethics.
proprietary colony- a colony in which the king gives kand to 1 or more people. ex. Pennsylvania run by William Penn after being given control by King Charles II
William Bradford- became a radical separatist at 17. signed Mayflower compact and became govenor of Plymouth
headright system- introduced in 1618 as a way to solve labor shortage
George Whitefield- founder of the Methodism movement.
hope that helps!

HeartsBlood's picture
Joined: Sep 2005

haha I think you all are having to do the same vocab list as I have to
only you all are further than I am

would protestant ethics have to do something with hard work

hmm I was reading somewhere where there was one group out of ENG. colonists who did their own labor


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