believed in predestination, that God was all knowing and it became the dominant theological credo of the Puritans (God looked over shoulder)
Protestants who wanted to reform the Church of England
Seperatists who journeyed to the colonies during the 1600s for religious purposes
colony formed by the Pilgrims when they arrived at Plymouth Rock in 1620 (second North American settlement)
1620 - The first agreement for self-government in America. It was signed by the 41 men on the Mayflower and set up a government for the Plymouth colony.
A Pilgrim, the second governor of the Plymouth colony, 1621-1657. He developed private land ownership and helped colonists get out of debt. He helped the colony survive droughts, crop failures, and Indian attacks.
laws that restricted American trade with other countries
Sir Edmund Andros
Governor of the Dominion of New England from 1686 until 1692, when the colonists rebelled and forced him to return to England (appointed by king)
the revolution against James II
English navigator who discovered the Hudson River
the last Dutch colonial administrator of New Netherland
religious group who settled Pennsylvania - very tolerant and nonviolent
A Quaker that founded Pennsylvania to establish a place where his people and others could live in peace and be free from persecution.