GIVE ME LIBERTY, ERIC FONER, VOLUME 1 Instructions: The midt

GIVE ME LIBERTY, ERIC FONER, VOLUME 1 Instructions: The midterm consists of 14 essay questions. Each essayshould be approximately 300 words in length and include informationtaken from the textbook. Any information obtained from outside thetextbook must be cited. Essays will be graded on length, informationalcontent, and writing quality. Chapter 1Compare and contrast European values and ways of lifewith those of the Indians. Consider addressing religion, views aboutownership of land, gender relations, and notions of freedom. Compare the different economic and political systems of spain, Portugal, the Netherlands, and France in the age of expansion. Chapter 2Compare and contrast settlement patterns, treatment of Indians, and religion of the Spanish and English in the Americas. In what ways did the economy, government, and household structure differ in New England and the Chesapeake colonies. Chapter 3How did King Philip’s War, Bacon’s Rebellion, and theSalem witch trials illustrate a widespread crisis in British NorthAmerica in the late seventeenth century? By the end of the seventeenth century, commerce was the foundation ofempire and the leading cause of competition between European empires.Explain how the North American colonies were directly linked to Atlanticcommerce by laws and trade. Chapter 4How did Great Britain’s position in North America changerelative to the other European powers during the first three-quartersof the eighteenth century? Three distinct slave systems were well entrenched in Britain’smainland colonies. Describe the main characteristics of each system. Chapter 5Discuss the ramifications of using slaves in the Britishand Continental armies. Why did the British authorize the use ofslaves? Why did the Americans? How did the slaves benefit? Why did the colonists reach the conclusion that membership in the empire threatened their freedoms, rather than guaranteed them? Chapter 6For the lower classes, colonial society had been basedon inequality, deference, and obedience. How did the AmericanRevolution challenge that social order? How did ideas of political freedom affect people’s ideas about economic rights and relationships? Chapter 7How did the limited central government created by theArticles of Confederation reflect the issues behind the Revolution andfear for individual liberties? The Constitution has been described as a “bundle of compromises.”Which compromises were the most significant in shaping the direction ofthe new nation and why?