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Who were the first group of people to settle the Mass. Bay Colony?
What was Puritan family life like?
Men were the head of the household and women were in charge of religion inside the house but outside it was forbidden. very strict.
city on a hill
In what colony did the Mystic Massacre occur?
Puritan who founded Mass. Bay Colony 1st governor and was an attorney in London
founded Rhode island
fought for women's rights in religion was put on trial and banished to RI
Dates Puritan Migration occurred during
Church of England
What did the Puritans want to do to the Church of England?
purify it from Catholicism
Puritan view on land?
if its vacant take it
New England Colonies
CT RI NH MASS.
Largest town after the Great Migration
Who was King Philip?
Wampanog chief who started the Pequot war aka Metacomet
Year Pequot war started?
Penn's two colonies?
Pennsylvania, (western) NJ
Proprietary colony founded by William Penn in 1681 place for Quakers to have religious freedom
What explorer claimed most of the middle colonies for Holland?
Founder of Maryland?
Lord Baltimore/Sir George Calvert
pacifists, all men are =, simple lifestyles, women allowed to preach outside of homes
New Amsterdam/New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware
How did New York get its name?
Duke of York renamed it after himself
proprietary colony founded by Dutch in 1600's and taken over by English(Duke of York) in 1664
Who is Delaware named after?
Baron De La War
How did Delaware become a colony?
Delaware was mad with the Quakers for not helping with the war so they seperated
Maryland was a safe haven for who?
What was the line separating Pennsylvania and Maryland?
Who founded the Mason-Dixon line?
Charles Mason and Jeremiah Dixon
What was the size of the land the King gave to Penn?
size of England
What does Pennsylvania stand for?
Why is the Middle Colonies called the breadbasket?
produced grains, good agricultural land, cattle, located in a good spot for shipping purposes
colony governed by a single owner or proprietor
colony ruled by the king's appointed officials
Virginia, Maryland, Georgia, Carolinas
Jamestown was founded in 1607
proprietary colony founded in 1634 , Catholic safe haven, Tobacco-based economy, had indentured servants or African slaves, hard to get religious tolerance because the Puritans attempted to seize power and persecute the Catholics
proprietary (later changed to royal colony) colony founded in 1660 by 8 supporters of King Charles II, promised settlers religious freedom, large land grants, and political representation, Rice-based economy, had African slaves, wars with NA in 1690's and colonists overthrew proprietors and made it a royal colony 1700s
proprietary colony founded by James Oglethorpe in 1732, poor people and debtors settled here for a fresh start and to protect the English colonies from the Spanish and French, Oglethorpe had a no slavery and no large plantations policy but the colonists overruled him and became a royal colony, plantation-based economy, African slaves
Duke of York gave part of his land to his friends
proprietors: Sir George Carteret and Lord John Berkeley
promises: religious freedom, large land grants and a representative assembly
founded in 1701 made up of three counties that broke away from Pennsylvania