Key Concept 3.1 — British attempts to assert tighter control over its North American colonies and the colonial resolve to pursue self-government led to a colonial independence movement and the Revolutionary War.
Key Concept 3.2 — The American Revolution’s democratic and republican ideals inspired new experiments with different forms of government.
Key Concept 3.3 — Migration within North America and competition over resources, boundaries, and trade intensified conflicts among peoples and nations.
Must-Know Review Terms List
List of Factual Content for the APUSH Test (Revised 2017)
- Seven Years War/French & Indian War
- Virtual representation
- Benjamin Franklin
- Continental Army/George Washington
- Thomas Paine’s Common Sense
- American Revolution
- Declaration of Independence
- "republican motherhood"
- Articles of Confederation
- Constitutional Convention
- Federalist Papers/Alexander Hamilton, James Madison
- Bill of Rights
- George Washington
- John Adams
- Federalist Party/A. Hamilton
- Democratic Republicans/Thomas Jefferson and James Madison
- Northwest Ordinance
- Northwest Territory
- Spanish mission settlements
- French Revolution
- Quasi War
- George Washington's Farewell Address
Revolutionary War Timeline at the Library of Congress
Creating the United States at the Library of Congress