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Colonial Government, Religon, and Culture

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Glorious Revolution
Parliament ousts James and puts Mary and William of Orange on the throne
English Bill of Rights
guarantees certain basic rights to all citizens
mercantilism
a nation's power depends on its expanding its trade and increasing gold
export
sell goods abroad
import
buy goods from foreign markets
smuggling
trading illegally with other nations
charter colonies
Connecticut and Rhode Island, settlers given charter to run and govern with approval
proprietary colonies
Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, settlers free to rule as they wished
royal colonies
Georgia, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Virginia, settlers ruled by Parliament
voting rights
given to white men who own property
Great Awakening
religious revival of 1730's and 1740's
Jonathan Edwards and George Whitefield
preachers who helped spread religious revival
family roles
men were head of household, women shared decisions in church
apprentices
learning assistants who want to learn a trade
literacy
ability to read and write, high in New England
The Enlightenment
movement that spread the idea that knowledge, reason, and science could improve society
Benjamin Franklin
scientist, printer, inventor, founded fire department, hospital, and University of PA
Poor Richard's Almanack
calendar filled with advice and wise sayings bt Ben Franklin