The Spanish Armada
was the event that led England to begin directing its resources toward colonization of the Americas.
some significant factors in the failure of Roanoke were
encouragement to attract settlers
The London Company (the joint stock company that founded Jamestown) told settlers that Jamestown was rich in gold. Why did they say this even if it wasn't true?
Lord De La Warr and John Smith helped end the "starving time" by imposing discipline on the settlers and saying
Puritan beliefs were challenged by: Roger Williams founding the Baptist Church, Anne Hutchinson teaching that one could worship God without a church and the founding which guaranteed religious freedom
An unusual attribute (quality) of life in Pennsylvania was that Native Americans were treated as
A proprietary colony was under private ownership but a royal colony was under the power of a
The English government wanted to establish the colony of Georgia as a refuge (safe place) for debtors, as a
The __ Witchcraft Trials taught an important lesson.
Jamestown, Massachusetts Bay, and Plymouth all have the following thing in common: all three colonies were financed (paid for)
was at the center of Puritan life and society, 2) stressed godliness and education and hard work, 3) and helped lead to the growth and success of the New England colonies.
The New England Way was a set of beliefs that:
little risk of losing large sums of money
Joint-stock companies were a good way to finance colonies because
fundamental orders of conneticuit
A constitution that some Puritan colonists wrote to govern themselves was the
King Philip's War (remember, King Philip was the nickname of a Native American named Metacom) erupted when colonists demanded more land from the Native Americans. (When Native Americans fight whites, it's always a fight over LAND!)
movement of puritans
The Great Migration
A colony that GUARANTEED religious freedom was:
The agreement written by the PILGRIMS that provided for self-government was called the:
The colonial region with the largest land area was the
The Appalachian Mountains might limit the
is farming to produce food for one family and a little extra for trade.
Subsistence Farming is
...ships exported rum and iron from New England to Africa, the those items were traded in Africa for slaves, then slaves were traded for sugar and molasses that were shipped to the colonies
In a triangular trade
A diverse population means that there are a variety of racial and cultural groups in a region. The most diverse colonial region was the
...it provided alot of money for the colony
Cash crops are important because
rocky soil and long winters
What was distinctive (unique) about the New England Colonies
Taking enslaved Africans to Spain was NOT part of the Navigation Acts! The Navigation Acts basically said that if you were part of the English colonies you HAD to trade with England
future as a craftsman
The few African slaves (usually in New England) who could buy their freedom might have a
It operated like a small town
In the plantation system, nearly everything that planters, their families, and their workers needed was produced on the plantation
several planter familys were killed
During the STONO REBELLION
After the Stono Rebellion, slave codes were made stricter
Alot of land
How were plantation life and backcountry life similar?
is a plant that yielded a Blue Dye.
tobacco and indigo
Two important cash crops in the Southern Colonies
it was a way to make there slave owners mad
One reason enslaved Africans sometimes worked slowly or performed jobs incorrectly was that