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History Chapter 3 Test
Terms in this set (15)
Person who takes a religious journey
Meeting in colonial New England during which settlers discussed and voted on issues
Frontier region located along the eastern slope of the Appalachian Mountains
Large estate farmed by many workers
Land along a frontier
Leader of Jamestown who got conditions in the colony to improve by establishing tough rules
Native American who helped the Pilgrims in Plymouth by teaching them how to plant native crops, showing them where to fish, and acting as a translator and navigator
Leader of the Puritans who believed that their way of life would provide an example to others
Wealthy man who founded the colony of Pennsylvania in order to have a place for Quakers and people from different religious backgrounds to live peacefully
Founded the colony of Georgia in order for there to be protection for English debtors
What problems did the colony of Jamestown face early in its history?
Colony was located on a swampy peninsula that was infested with insects. Many colonists caught diseases, like malaria, and died. Many colonists did not want to do the hard farm work needed to grow crops. Colonists looked for gold rather than food. Many died in what was known as the "starving time".
What were the Salem Witch Trials? What caused them, and what were their outcomes?
People were put on trial for witchcraft in 1690's after a group of girls accused them of casting spells on them. 19 people were executed as a result of the trials.
How did Native Americans help the Pilgrims survive at Plymouth?
Natives Americans like Squanto showed Pilgrims where to hunt, where to catch fish, how to plant corn, how to fertilize the soil, how to navigate the territory, etc...
How did New Netherland become New York?
King Charles II gave his brother James right to all Dutch land in North America. James sent warships to New Netherlands. The Dutch surrendered without a fight. James was the Duke of York so New Netherland was renamed New York.
What were the differences between the Tidewater Region and the Backcountry in the Southern Colonies?
Tidewater- Large plantations focusing on cash crops like rice, tobacco, or indigo. They relied heavily on slaves.
Backcountry- Families lived on isolated farms in simple one-room shacks. They didn't use slaves much. Women and girls worked alongside men and boys in the fields.
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