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The Northern Colonies
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In 1620 a document written by the Pilgrims establishing themselves as a political society and setting guidelines for self-government
a group of English Protestants who wanted to "purify" the Church of England through reforms
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.
1629 - He became the first governor of the Massachusetts Bay colony, and served in that capacity from 1630 through 1649. A Puritan with strong religious beliefs. He opposed total democracy, believing the colony was best governed by a small group of skillful leaders. He helped organize the New England Confederation in 1643 and served as its first president.
the movement of nearly 16,000 Europeans from Europe to New England from 1620 to 1643
A dissenter, Roger Williams clashed with Massachusetts Puritans over the issue of separation of church and state. After being banished from Massachusetts in 1636, he traveled south, where he founded the colony of Rhode Island, which granted full religious freedom to its inhabitants.
A Puritan woman who was well learned that disagreed with the Puritan Church in Massachusetts Bay Colony. Her actions resulted in her banishment from the colony, and later took part in the formation of Rhode Island. She displayed the importance of questioning authority.
a colony under direct control of the king
In 1637, a war between the Pequot Indians and the Dutch settlers and their Naragansett and Mohegan Indian allies
King Phillip's War
In 1675, a war fought between the Wampanoag and English settlers in southern New England, led by a Wampanoag leader named Metacomet, known to the English as King Phillip
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