CH 7-English Colonies
Terms in this set (20)
They started Massachusetts Bay Colony
Leader of Mass. Bay Colony
John Winthrop led this colony
The first elected European lawmaking body in North America (hint: Jamestown's example of government)
Virginia House of Burgesses
Helped to save Jamestown by making the colonists work harder. "No work, no food."
What John Smith did for Jamestown
Plymouth's example of self-government which brought order to the colony
Mayflower Compact helped to establish this
Who brought Law and Order to New Amsterdam?
Peter Stuyvesant brought this to New Amsterdam
The Puritans settled in
Mass. Bay Colony (Boston)
Cash Crop of Jamestown
Tobacco was known as...
The colonies of New Sweden and New Netherlands started as....
When the Virginia Company of London gave colonists their own land...
The Jamestown colony really began to grow when...
A Historical Map
Gives information about past events and where they took place
Was a set of rules and laws that helped bring the colonists of Plymouth together and realize the importance of self-government
Who started Jamestown?
To make money
Reason why Jamestown was started
Who started Plymouth?
Pilgrims led by William Bradford
Reasons Why Plymouth was started
Native American Tribe that helped the Pilgrims
Native American Tribe that helped the Jamestown Colonists
Powhatan traded with the colonists when supplies ran low
How the Puritans were more prepared than the other English Colonies?
Brought 18 months of food, clothing, books, farm animals, and they came ready to work!
Who could be elected to the Virginia House of Burgesses?
Only white, male, property owners could be elected to this.
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