The return of a constitutional monarchy to Great Britain in 1660 under Charles II
first permanent English settlement, located near the Chesapeake Bay
an investor owned company (Jamestown was set up this way), a company in which investors share profits from colonies with out sharing liabilities. brought people to america
House of Burgesses
The first official legislative assembly in the Colonies
Sir Walter Releigh
Sponsored the first English settlement to Roanoke ( the Lost Colony)
daughter of powhatan, acted as an intermediary between settlers and Indians
Great Puritan Migration
The emigration of English Puritans to New England and West Indies. Led by John Winthrop
Act of Toleration
a 1649 Maryland law that provided religious freedom for all Christians
Founded by Lord Baltimore, safe haven for Catholics, Act of Toleration
The colonies, especially the southern ones, that relied on the plantation method of farming.
In this bloodless revolution, the English Parliament and William and Mary agreed to overthrow James II for the sake of Protestantism. This led to a constitutional monarchy and the drafting of the English Bill of Rights.
sub-group of the Puritans who vowed to break completely with the Church of England (Pilgrims)
English Puritans who founded Plymouth colony in 1620
led Dominion of New england from boston, disliked for being openly anglican and his soldiers, restricted colonial expression like town meetings and other civic institutions, strict navigation laws to prevent smuggling
New England Confederation
1643 - Formed to provide for the defense of the four New England colonies, and also acted as a court in disputes between colonies.
the first written system of government in North America. It was adopted in Connecticut.
Protestant sect in England hoping to "purify" the Anglican church of Roman Catholic traces in practice and organization.
according to Puritans, only these individuals should be admitted to church membership
Colony founded by the Separatist Pilgrims who came over on the Mayflower. Located in New England.
a Puritan representative assembly elected by the freemen; they assisted the governor; this was the early form of Puritan democracy in the 1600's
Regulation that prohibited certain private activities people considered immoral, such as drinking alcohol on Sundays
Puritan dissenter banished from the Massachusetts Bay Colony who fled to Rhode Island in 1638
Indian leader who waged an unsuccessful war against New England
a Protestant denomination holding that each individual congregation should be self-governing
a document written by the Pilgrims establishing themselves as a political society and setting guidelines for self-government
Dominion of New England
combined Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Plymouth (and later Jersey and New York) into one "supercolony" governed by Sir Edmond Andros, a "supergovernor"
English clergyman and colonist who was expelled from Massachusetts for criticizing Puritanism
A Quaker that founded Pennsylvania to establish a place where his people and others could live in peace and be free from persecution.
wars between Indians and Puritans
social economic systems for Europeans to controll Native Villages