How can we help?

You can also find more resources in our Help Center.

20 terms

Saville Review

STUDY
PLAY
James Oglethorpe
founded Georgia in 1732 for religious freedom; protection against Florida; safe debtors
Berkley and Carteret
founded New Jersey in 1664 from profit for selling land
eight English nobles
founded North and South Carolina in 1663 to make profit from trade and selling land
Thomas Hooker
founded Connecticut in 1636 for profit from fur trade farming, also for religious and political freedom
Lord Baltimore
"George Calvert" catholic who made many unsuccessful attempts to start a colony for Roman Catholicism, died in 1632. Son ("Cecil Calvert, Lord Baltimore") succeed in 1632
James, Duke of York
sent to seize the Dutch Colony. Succeeded in 1664 and had New York named after him for his achievement
Mason and Gorges
founded New Hampshire in 1622 to get profit from trade and family
Puritans
a group of Anglicans in England who wanted to purify their church of Catholic ways
Swedes
conquered New Jersey, but were later conquered by the Dutch
Roger Williams
banished from Massachusetts and founded Rhode Island in 1636 for religious freedom
William Penn
Quaker that founded Pennsylvania in 1681 from profit from selling land and religious freedom
Captain John Smith
English explorer who helped found the colony at Jamestown, Virginia
"He who shall not work shall not eat"
Pocahontas
Powhatan woman who befriended the English at Jamestown and saved Captain John Smith's life
Powhaten
most powerful indian chief near Jamestown; Pocahontas' father
John Rolfe
married Pocahontas and started the planting of tobacco in Jamestown
Squanto
Native American who helped the English colonists in Massachusetts develop agricultural techniques and served as an interpreter between the colonists and the Wampanoag
Metacomet
Cheif of the Wampanoags
"King Philip"
John Winthrop
first governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1630
Anne Hutchinson
American colonist who was banished from Boston for her religious views; founded Portsmouth, Rhode Island
Peter Minuit
Dutch colonist who bought Manhattan from the Native Americans for the equivalent of $24 in trade goods