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  1. Puritanism
  2. Connecticut Valley
  3. Conquistadors
  4. Pequots
  5. Massachusetts Bay Colony
  1. a Spanish conquerors; known for ruthless treatment of Native Americans that allowed them to dominate the New World
  2. b Indian group who resisted English incursions in southern New England
  3. c Protestant movement led by English Calvinists; name derived from its adherents' desire to purify the Anglican church of Roman Catholic practices
  4. d 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
  5. e powerful colony established in 1629 by Congregationalists, beginning the "Great Puritan Migration"

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. fort at the mouth of the Hudson River, established by the Dutch in 1626
  2. those who believe that monarchs are given their authority by God and are therefore deserving of all governing power
  3. 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. a territory settled and controlled by a foreign power
  5. proprietorship; royal gift to James (Charles II's brother); declared a royal colony when James became king in 1685

5 True/False questions

  1. Fundamental Orders of CTfirst written constitution in British North America


  2. Encomiendasused 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


  3. Royal coloniesowned by the king, who could exert great control over their governments


  4. Duke of Yorkproprietorship; royal gift to James (Charles II's brother); declared a royal colony when James became king in 1685


  5. South Carolinasettled by Virginians and developed into a Virginia-like colony