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5 Matching questions

  1. Headright system
  2. Connecticut
  3. Native Americans
  4. Peter Stuyvesant
  5. Encomiendas
  1. a used by conquistadors to enslave natives; grants to settlers that gave authority over Natie Americans for the purpose of labor and obliged the holder to Christianize and protect the Native Americans, and attempted to erase their culture and supplant it with Catholicism
  2. b Dutch governor; weakened by clashes with Native Americans; surrendered to Charles II of England peacefully when he waged a war against the Dutch Republic and sent a naval force to capture New Netherland
  3. c introduced by the VA Company as a means of attracting new settlers to the region and to address the labor shortage created by the emergence of tobacco farming; men already settled in VA were granted 2 headrights, while new settlers got one; wealthy investors could accumulate land by sponsoring indentured servants, one headright per servant; became the basis for an emerging aristocracy in colonial VA; infringed upon the rights on Native Americans
  4. d proprietorship that received its charter in 1635 and produced the first written constitution in British North America
  5. e aka American Indians; descendants of Asian migrants who traveled through Siberia (modern Russia), across the frozen Bering Strait, and into North America; initial migration was 20,000-40,000 years ago

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Spanish conquerors; known for ruthless treatment of Native Americans that allowed them to dominate the New World
  2. governor of the Massachusetts Bay colony; delivered the "city upon a hill" sermon on the ship Arabella
  3. fertile region with lots of access to the sea (for trade); MA populations were growing, so settlers looked here and other places to expand; already inhabited by the Pequots, who resisted English incursions
  4. all Puritans believed they had this with God; the concept was central to their entire political and religious philosophy
  5. sponsor of the settlement on Roanoke Island in 1587

5 True/False questions

  1. Pennsylvaniaused by conquistadors to enslave natives; grants to settlers that gave authority over Natie Americans for the purpose of labor and obliged the holder to Christianize and protect the Native Americans, and attempted to erase their culture and supplant it with Catholicism

          

  2. Starving Time1609-10; bad conditions for Jamestown; some resorted to cannibalism while others abandoned the settlement to join Native American tribes

          

  3. English Civil Warswon by the Puritans under Oliver Cromwell

          

  4. pre-Columbian eraexchange of plants, animals, foods, communicable diseases, and ideas between Europe and Native Americans during the Contact Period

          

  5. Joint-stock companya group of investors who bought the right to establish New World plantations from the king