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THe beginnings of representative government in the European settlements in North America can be found in...
Virginia, when, in 1619, the company provided for election of an assembly by the inhabitants
Which European settlement was fur trading with the Hurons and other tribes the primary economic activity?
The primary aim of the explorations of Balboa, Magellan, Verrazano, and Cartier was to find
a water passage through the Americans and reach Asia
explored the St. Lawrence, made an early French attempt to colonize in North America
an era of intense artistic and intellectual creativity that looked to the classical age of Greece and Rome
Aztec empire at the time of the Spanish arrival is best described as
the great wealth of the Aztec empire made it a tempting target for the Spanish
the vast movement of peoples, plants, animals, and microbes between the Old and New Worlds
He thought the natives in the Western Hemisphere could be Christianized and become good servants
Major difference between Separatist and non-Separatist Puritans was over
advocacy or rejection of a state church
When people of 16th & 17th century Europe spoke of a "little commonwealth", they were referring to
the family unit and the role of fathers, mothers, and children within that unit
The area that had the longest life expectancy and the fastest growing population growth through natural increase was
The first colony in English America that had separation of church and state and practiced religious tolerance was
A man's right to vote for governor and members of the General Court in seventeenth-century Massachusetts was based on
The greatest extremes of inequality in land ownership in the seventeenth century were found in
the West Indies
This was adopted because too few second and third generation Puritans were willing to testify publicly about their conversion experiences
These two colonies had the most ethnically, religiously, and racially diverse population in North America
New Netherland, New York
The great majority of those arriving in Virginia between 1630 and 1700 were
British indentured servants
the primary purpose of colonies was to provide raw materials for the mother country and to serve as markets for manufactured goods
doctrine of mercantilism
placed control of the church in the hands of the male "saints" of the congregation
New England congregationalism
What was the most important factor in France's ability to hold its vast North American domain against Spanish and English expansion
Good relations with the Native Americans
Which crop changed the British West Indies from a society of independent small landowners utilizing white servant labor to a society of large plantation owners utilizing black slave labor?
Both kicked out for having new religious ideas; both in Rhode Island
Anne Hutchinson, Roger Williams
Demanded American Indians living on treaty-protected land to be killed ro driven out
shadow government and organized by Patriot leaders on the eve of the American Revolution
Committees of Correspondence
Black slaves made up a greater proportion of the population than they had in 1700
hoped Georgia would be a place for the rehabilitation of English debtors and a barrier to Spanish expansion northward
created by James II to consolidate his hold on the northern colonies and eliminate their colonial assemblies
Dominion of New England
required British-American colonists to ship their tobacco, rice, and naval stores to England
Essential a fraud perpetrated on the Delaware Indians, depriving them of vast amounts of land
believed in a God who had created a perfect universe and then allowed it to operate according to natural laws
Both the Proclomation of 1763 and the Wuebec Act of 1774
interfered with colonial claims to western lands
was not implemented because of opposition by colonial legislatures, but it set a precedent for future plans to unite the British mainland colonies
Albany Plan of Union
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