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colony given to an individual or group by British crown;separate laws and gov. granted *rent the land
trade from North America (sugar, tobacco, cotton) to Europe (rum, textiles, manufactured goods) to Africa (slaves)
founder of Plymouth, Massachusetts-Nov. 9th, 1620-separatist;wanted to separate from church
in Massachusetts-founded on Nov. 9th, 1620-helped by Squanto which led to 1st Thanksgiving-William Bradford;settled there (separatists) for religious freedom-NE colony
in Virginia;founded in 1607 (leader was John Smith)-faced starvation (1609-1610), malaria, no fresh drinking water, and settlement was on swampy area-cash crop was tobacco-Middle Colony-*IST PERMENANT SETTLEMENT
Massachusetts Bay Colony
founded by John Winthrop for religious freedom (Puritans-wanted to purify the church)-NE colony-1630
southern colony-1732-James Oglethorpe-wanted a new colony where debtors could make a fresh start
southern colonies-1663-group of 8 English settlers-started out as 1 colony but split into 2
founder of Maryland-wanted to build a colony where Catholics could practice their religion freely
a religious movement of the 16th century that began as an attempt to reform the Roman Catholic Church and resulted in the creation of Protestant churches
English Bill of Rights
King William and Queen Mary accepted this document in 1689. It guaranteed certain rights to English citizens and declared that elections for Parliament would happen frequently. By accepting this document, they supported a limited monarchy, a system in which they shared their power with Parliament and the people.
John Peter Zenger
A New York editor whose trial for seditious libel backfired on the government; the jury found that truth was a defense for libel.
American colonist (born in England) who was banished from Boston for her religious views (1591-1643)
a Powhatan woman (the daughter of Powhatan) who befriended the English at Jamestown and is said to have saved Captain John Smith's life (1595-1617)
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