5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- freedom dues
- family stability
- William Berkeley
- Yarrow Mamout
- a a devout Muslim brought to Maryland as a slave, he eventually fought his freedom and settled in Georgetown
- b more prevalent in New England than Chesapeake region because of lack of diseases, immigration as a family, longevity, and high birth rate
- c testimonials by individuals that they had received God's grace and therefore deserved to be admitted to the church as members of the elect
- d necessities given to indentured servants once they were freed; included a few barrels of corn, a suit of clothes, and perhaps a small parcel of land
- e Virginian governor who disliked wretched bachelors (poor, endebted, discontented, and armed); disliked by wretched bachelors for friendly relations with Indians
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- system employed in Virginia and Maryland to encourage the importation of servant workers; whoever paid the passage of a laborer received the right to acquire fifty acres of land
- early 18th century laws limited the rights of Blacks, gave almost absolute authority to white masters, color was the only factor in determining if someone subject to slave codes
- 1662, arrangement in Puritan churches which modified the covenant to admit to baptism the unconverted children of existing members; weakened the distinction between the elect and others; led to widening of church membership; afterwords, women became majority in Puritan churches
- was often necessary for New England colonists. Unlike the rich and fertile soil of Virginia, New England had poor soil as well as a harsh winter and had to rely on improvisation and other means for economic success.
- widely used New England schoolbook that taught lessons of social duty and Christian faith, as well as reading and writing
5 True/False Questions
Bacon's Rebellion → 1676 Virginian rebellion of frontiersmen (wretched bachelors) sparked by governor Berkeley's refusal to retaliate for a series of brutal Indian attacks on frontier settlements; killed Indians, chased Berkeley from Jamestown, and set fire to Jamestown; plundering and pilfering; crushed by Berkeley with cruelty of haging over twenty rebels; rebellion ignited resentments of landless former servants and pitted the frontiersmen against the gentry of the plantations; caused gentry to seek out African slaves
middle passage → a new form of sermon in the Puritan churches in the mid-seventeenth century; preachers scolded parishioners for their waning piety
William Bradford → Virginian governor who disliked wretched bachelors (poor, endebted, discontented, and armed); disliked by wretched bachelors for friendly relations with Indians
indentured servitude → person who agreed to work for a colonial employer for a specified time in exchange for passage to america.
"witch hunting" → was often necessary for New England colonists. Unlike the rich and fertile soil of Virginia, New England had poor soil as well as a harsh winter and had to rely on improvisation and other means for economic success.