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A joint-stock company chartered in 1606 and was responsible for founding the first permanent English settlement in America; Jamestown, Virginia in 1607.
a former village on the James River in Virginia north of Norfolk. , 1st permanent English settlement in North America in 1607.
original tribes in the area surrounding Jamestown, gave the settlers food, taught them the ways of the forests and introduced new crops (corn and yams), constantly warring with the settlers; Pocahontas married John Rolfe.
Captain John Smith
English explorer who helped found the colony at Jamestown, Virginia
a Powhatan woman (the daughter of Powhatan) who befriended the English at Jamestown and is said to have saved Captain John Smith's life (1595-1617) but married John Rolfe.
the winter 1609-1610. People stared becoming cannibalistic.
50 acres grants of land which new settlers could acquire in a variety of ways. Those who already lived in the colony got 100 acres a piece, The system encouraged family groups to travel to America to colonize.
Plant cultivated by English settlers in Virginia in the early seventeenth century after John Rolfe introduced it to the colonists.
House of Burgesses
The lower house of the legislature in colonial Virginia.
English colony in which the king gave land to proprietors in exchange for a yearly payment
1579-1632 The first Lord of Baltimore. Received permission from King Charles I to establish a colony in the new world for persecuted English Catholics.
Church of England and he churches in other nations that are in complete agreement with it as to doctrine and discipline are are in communion with the AArchbishop f Canterbury.
Act Concerning Religion
granted freedom of worship, though only within the bounds of Trinitarian Christianity. One of the earliest laws of religious liberty, it was limited to Christians and repealed in 1692.
Massachusetts Bay Colony
was the 6th colony to form in the New Americas - 1629 - King Charles gave the Puritans a right to settle and govern a colony in the Massachusetts bay area. The colony established political freedom and representative government.
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.
A Protestant denomination holding that each individual congregation should be self-governing
A group of English Protestants who established Plymouth Colony in Massachusetts in 1620 to seek religious freedom after having lived briefly in the Netherlands, and after escaping religious persecution in England. They also wrote the Mayflower Compact.
A colony established by the English Pilgrims in 1620. Plymouth became part of Massachusetts in 1691.
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
He was expelled from Massachusetts because he questioned the church, he then founded Rhode Island in 1636.
American colonist who was banished from Boston for her religious views.
1634-1638, an armed conflict between the Pequot Tribe and the colinst. It ended in near elimination of the Pequot Tribe in Virginia.. The Bay colonists wanted to claim Connecticut for themselves but it belonged to the Pequot. The colonists burned down their village and 400 were killed
King Philips' War
An armed conflict between Native American inhabitants of present-day New England and English colonists and their Native American allies in 1675-76.
a muzzle loading musket or long firearm that uses a flint in the hammer to strike a spark and ignite the black powder
In 1661 a set of "codes" was made. It denied slaves basic fundamental rights, and gave their owners permission to treat them as they saw fit.
1650 laws that required among other things that all goods to and from the colonies be transported on British ships
English Civil War
(1642-1649) A conflict over royal versus parliamentary rights, caused by King Charles I's arrest of his parliamentary critics and ending with his execution. Its outcome checked the growth of royal absolutism and, with the Glorious Revolution of 1688 and the English Bill of Rights of 1689, ensured that England would be a constitutional monarchy.
Acquired from Mexico in 1848 and admitted as a free state in 1850 without ever having been a territory
the bloodless overthrow of the English King James II and his replacement by William and Mary
Dominion of New England
1686 - The British government combined the colonies of Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, and Connecticut into a single province headed by a royal governor (Andros). The Dominion ended in 1692, when the colonists revolted and drove out Governor Andros.
Fundamental Const. of the Carolinas
provided the form of government and society for the Carolina colony from 1669 to 1698.
an English Quaker, founded Pennsylvania in 1682, after receiving a charter from King Charles II the year before.
A form of Protestantism in which the believers were pacifists and would shake at the power of the word of the Lord
A colonist that got a charter from King George II and wanted that colony a new place where debtors will have a new fresh start. The colony's name is Georgia. He outlawed slavery, no plantations but small farms, and limited the size of granted land. No alcohol or slaves
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