Period 2: 1607-1754

Key Concepts

Key Concept 2.1 — Europeans developed a variety of colonization and migration patterns, influenced by different imperial goals, cultures, and the varied North American environments where they settled, and they competed with each other and American Indians for resources.

Key Concept 2.2 — The British colonies participated in political, social, cultural, and economic exchanges with Great Britain that encouraged both stronger bonds with Britain and resistance to Britain’s control.

Must-Know Review Terms List

List of Factual Content for the APUSH Test (Revised 2017)

  • Spanish, French, Dutch, and British colonizers
  • New England, Middle, Chesapeake, N. Carolina, Southern colonies
  • British West Indies
  • Indentured servants 
  • Puritans
  • Metacom/King Philip's War
  • Pueblo Revolt
  • Great Awakening
  • Enlightenment
  • Anglicization
  • Mercantilist

Factual Content Quizlet for Unit 2

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