APUSH CHapter 5 Matching

APUSH CHapter 5 Matching

Philadelphia
Leading city of the colonies; home of Benjamin Franklin
African-Americans
Largest non-English group in the colonies
Scots-Irish
Group that settled the frontier, made whiskey, and hated the British and other governmental authorities
Paxton Boys and Regulators
Scot-Irish frontiersmen who protested against colonial elites of Pennsylvania and North Carolina
Patrick Henry
Eloquent lawyer-orator who argued in defense of colonial rights
Molasses Act
Attempt by British authorities to squelch colonial trade with French West Indies
Anglican Church
Established religion in southern colonies and New York; weakened by lackadaisical clergy and too-close ties with British crown
Jonathan Edwards
Brilliant New England theologian who instigated the Great Awakening
George Whitefield
Itinerant British evangelist who spread the Great Awakening throughout the colonies
Phillis Wheatley
Former slave who became a poet at an early age
Benjamin Franklin
Author, scientist, printer; “the first civilized American”
John Peter Zenger
Colonial printer whose case helped begin freedom of the press
Quakers
Dominant religious group in colonial Pennsylvania, criticized by others for their attitudes toward Indians
Baptists
Nonestablished religious group that benefited from the Great Awakening
John Singleton Copley
Colonial painter who studied and worked in Britain