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  1. New Jersey
  2. Joint-stock company
  3. Connecticut
  4. Native Americans
  5. Tobacco, rice, indigo
  1. a proprietorship that received its charter in 1635 and produced the first written constitution in British North America
  2. b labor intensive crops; plantation owners bought slaves for the arduous work
  3. c proprietorship given by Charles II to a couple of friends, who in turn sold it off to investors, many of whom were Quakers
  4. d aka American Indians; descendants of Asian migrants who traveled through Siberia (modern Russia), across the frozen Bering Strait, and into North America; initial migration was 20,000-40,000 years ago
  5. e a group of investors who bought the right to establish New World plantations from the king

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. used by conquistadors to enslave natives; grants to settlers that gave authority over Natie Americans for the purpose of labor and obliged the holder to Christianize and protect the Native Americans, and attempted to erase their culture and supplant it with Catholicism
  2. founded by Roger Williams; allowed for the free exercise of religion and did not require voters to be church members
  3. Dutch governor; weakened by clashes with Native Americans; surrendered to Charles II of England peacefully when he waged a war against the Dutch Republic and sent a naval force to capture New Netherland
  4. minister in the Salem Bay settlement who taught controversial principles, including that church and state should be separate; banished, founded a new colony in Rhode Island
  5. proprietary colony that ultimately split in two (N and S)

5 True/False questions

  1. Contact Periodbeginning marked by arrival of Columbus; time during which Europe sustained contact with the Americas and introduced a widespread exchange of plants, animals, foods, communicable diseases, and ideas in the Columbian Exchange


  2. Pilgrimsruling family of Scotland and Britain in early colonial era


  3. William PennQuaker, close friend of Charles II; given Pennsylvania; established liberal policies toward religious freedom and civil liberties in his colony; made PA one of the fastest growing of the early colonies; attempted to treat Native Americans more fairly than did other colonies and had mixed results


  4. Pennsylvaniaproprietary colony that ultimately split in two (N and S)


  5. Oliver Cromwellruled as Lord Protector of England 1649-1660; Puritan emigration to New England cme to a near-halt during his reign b/c he made available the freedom for Puritans to practice their religion in England and representation in the government; Puritans won English Civil Wars, he ruled, then he died in 1658 and the Stuarts were restored


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