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The student will understand the values and insitutions of European economic and political life and how it took root in the colonies. Also how slavery reshaped European and African life in the Americas.
Terms in this set (27)
New England Colonies Economic System
The colonies with the economic system involving shipbuilding, fishing, lumbering, small scale subsistence farming.
A religious group who wanted to purify the Church of England. They came to America for religious freedom and settled Massachusetts Bay.
The Middle Colonies
New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware.
Middle Colonies Economic System
The colonies with the economic system of shipbuilding, small-scale farming and trading.
Major cities in the early colonies
New York and Philidelphia
Southern Colonies Economis System
The colonies witht the economic system of large plantations and small subsistence farming.
An estate where cash crops are grown on a large scale.
Farm crop raised to be sold for money.
The three main cash crops in the early Southern Colonies
Tabacco, Indigo and Rice
Economic system in which individuals and businesses are allowed to compete for profit with a minimum of government interference.
New England colonial society is based on?
Founded by dissenters fleeing persecution from Purtians in Massachusetts.
Middle colonies religious values.
The colonies home to mutiple religious groups who generally believed in religious tolerance.
Religious group who settled Pennsylvania - very tolerant and nonviolent.
French protestants influenced by John Calvin in the coloney of New York .
The followers of Judaism are called this and were located in the coloney of New York.
Members of a Protestant church governed by Presbyters, elders, and founded on the teachings of John Knox in the coloney of New Jersey.
Individuals who start new businesses, introduce new products, and improve management techniques. Many found in the Middle Colonies.
Virginia and Southern Colonies social structure was based on?
This colonies social structure was based on family status and the ownership of land.
Church of England
Large Land owners in in the eastern lowlands of the South maintained an allegiance to this church.
A farm that produces enough food for the family with a small additional amount for trade.
A religious movement that swept both Europe and the colonies during the mid-1700s. It led to the rapid growth of evangelical religions such as Methodist and Baptist and challenged the established religous and governmental order. Laid one of the foundations for the American Revolution.
Direct Democracy model like a town meeting in New England.
Colonists who received free passage to North America in exchange for working without pay for a certain number of years.
A form of government in which citizens rule directly and not through representatives.
Plantations in the Southern Colonies relied on this labor force for their plantations.
The middle portion of the triangular trade that brought African slaves to the Americas.
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