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Colonial America Vocabulary Quiz

Directions: Match the vocabulary words on the left with the definitions on the right.

1. jerkin Come together to form a unit toward a common purpose
2. revolution Items that people in the English colonies were allowed to send to only England, such as sugar, tobacco, and cotton
3. import A close fitting, collarless men's jacket that has no sleeves and is hip length
4. petticoat A forcible overthrow of a social order or government in order to use a new system
5. Northern colonies Bringing goods, services, or articles into a country to sale or trade
6. enumerated articles An American militia man that volunteered to be ready to fight for the country at a minute's notice
7. French and Indian War A woman's slip or undergarment that hangs from the shoulders or the waist. It is worn under a dress or skirt
8. independence A historical term that indicates trade among three ports, regions, or areas
9. Southern colonies The thirteen original British colonies on the Atlantic coast of North America, the Northern colonies differed in opinions from the Southern Colonies
10. minutemen Freedom from a ruler, exemption from reliance upon someone or something else
11. export A system of government in which the power to create and uphold laws is given to the parliament
12. Triangular Trade A staple crop can be stored for use throughout the year or grown and picked fresh all year and is a basis in the diet
13. unite North American war between 1754 and 1763 with France and Great Britain fighting
14. Parliament To send a commodity, service, or article to another area or the article itself
15. staple crops Established in the 17th and 18th centuries and consisting of Virginia, Maryland, North and South Carolina, and Georgia

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