5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- "Great Puritan Migration"
- Peter Stuyvesant
- a ruling family of Scotland and Britain in early colonial era
- b a tract of land, usually about fifty acres, that was granted to colonists and potential settlers
- c 1629-1642; movement of Puritans to the New World
- d proprietary colony that ultimately split in two (N and S)
- e 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
5 Multiple choice questions
- shipping route that brought the slaves to the Americas
- region around Jamestown (named after the bay); today is comprised mostly of Virginia and Maryland
- 1609-10; bad conditions for Jamestown; some resorted to cannibalism while others abandoned the settlement to join Native American tribes
- joint-stock company that funded Jamestown; named for the virgin Queen Elizabeth
- proprietorship; royal gift to James (Charles II's brother); declared a royal colony when James became king in 1685
5 True/False questions
Antinomianism → belief that faith and God's grace (as opposed to the observance of moral law and performance of good deeds) suffice to earn one a place among the "elect"
Massachusetts Bay Colony → powerful colony established in 1629 by Congregationalists, beginning the "Great Puritan Migration"
Dutch Republic → largest commercial power in the 1600s; economic rival of the British
Mayflower → ship of the pilgrims; headed for VA but went off course and landed in modern-day Massachusetts (Plymouth)
Fundamental Orders of CT → agreement establishing a "body politic" and a basic legal system for the Plymouth colony; created a legal authority and an assembly; asserted that the government's power derives from the consent of the governed and not from God