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Sailor who took men to the new world in search of Gold. He landed in the Bahamas and conquered and killed the Indians there.
Bartolome de las Casas
Author of "History of the Indies", a journal that described the conditions in the Indies after the Spanish arrived there.
Joint-Stock Company in London that received a charter for land in the new world. Charter guarantees new colonists same rights as people back in England.
Founded Maryland. Permitted freedom of wordship until Act of Toleration. (Favored Catholics)
Led energetic group of Puritans to found Hartford, Ct. Created first state constitution.
Sir Edmund Andros
Head of the Dominion, he had strong ties to the church and was hated by many colonists.
Bloodless overthrow of King James II that ended the Dominion and established William and Mary as the new leaders.
Encouraged the importation of servant workers by offering the importer several acres of land.
Tried to recreate the old social structure form the "Old World" but were prevented by the "Meaner Sort"
An armed march in Philadelphia led by the Scots-Irish that protested the Quaker policy with the Indians.
Orthodox clergymen who were deeply skeptical of the emotionalism and the antics of the Great Awakening.
Power of the Purse
Colonists could withhold the government's salary unless he yielded to their wishes.
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