Crossword Puzzle

final exam crossword puzzle


  1. Document written by Thomas Jefferson informing King George III and Great Britain that the colonies were breaking away. Claimed that when natural rights are not protected by the government the citizens have the right to alter or abolish the government. (declarationofindependence)


  1. study of the earth and atmosphere physical features; how human activity impacts and is impacted by these features. (geography)
  2. system of government by the whole population of the state, typically through elected representatives.The House of Burgeses, Mayflower Compact, and general assemblies were early forms of democracy in America. (democracy)
  3. economic system in which the mother country controls the trade of its colonies. Enables the mother country to balance its exports and imports. Led to issues between Great Britain and its American colonies. (mercantilism)
  4. slave rebellion in the colony of SC; led to the death of white settlers and African slaves. This and the increasing slave population led to a fear of future slave rebellions. (stonorebellion)
  5. The economies of the Northern, Middle, and Southern colonies had some similarities but many differences. Many of these differences were a result of each region having a different geography. (colonialeconomies)
  6. The stretch of area along the coast of South Carolina including Charleston. Many of South Carolina’s elite plantation owners lived in this area. Almost all of South Carolina’s political representation came from the lowcountry. (lowcountry)
  7. The British had the majority of advantages at the start of the Revolutionary War. One of the most important advantages for the colonies would be home field advantage. (patriotadvantages)
  8. A form of protest in which a group will punish an organization by refusing to buy their goods or services. This strategy has been used throughout U.S. History during the American Revolution and Civil Rights Movement. (boycotts)
  9. A military strategy in which an army surrounds the enemy and cuts off all supply lines until the enemy surrenders. This strategy was used on Charleston, SC during the American Revolution and Civil War. (layingsiege)
  10. A group of colonists that organized and supported colonial protests against British taxes such as the boycotts against the Sugar and Stamp Acts. (sonsofliberty)

["settlementofsouthcarolina", "nativeamericanslaves", "europeanexploration", "frenchandindianwar"]

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