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Lord de la Warr
new governor of Virginia, waged war with indiansintermediar between indians and e
daughter of powhatan, save John Smith, intermediary between indians and europeans, wife of john rolfe
indian chieftan, people who dominated the land along the James river
Handsome Lake
iroquois prohet, had vison warning people to go back to the old ways
John Rolfe
married pocahontas, settled war between indians andn europeans father of tobacco
Lord Baltimore
hoped maryland would be a vast domain, tollerance of religions
Walter Raleigh
gilberts half brother, organized espedition to roanoke, all people mysteriously vanished
James Oglethorpe
repelled spanish attacks, interested in prison reform, founded georgia, haven for debtors
Humphrey Gilbert
lost life at sea,promoted colonization
Oliver Cromwell
ruleed england for 10 years, puritan solider
John Smith
captain, saved virginia, young adventurer, saved by pocahontas, whiped colonist into shape
John Wesley
founded methodist church in england
Francis Drake
returned in 1580 with treasure from spanish ships, knighted by Queen Elizabeth
William Penn
founded quaker colony in pennsylvania, promised better relations with indians
Richard Hakluyt
english writer, trying to encourage people to new world
Henry VIII
broke away from the catholic church, 6 wives
Elizabeth I
queen of england, supported colonization, foreceful powerful leader, greatest english monarch
Philip II
king of spain, self-anoited foe of the protestant reformation, sent armada to england
James I
Jamestown named after him, grew hostile to virginia hated tobacco, made virginia under his control
Charles I
dismissed parliment and then reinstated it, made member furious, was beheaded
Charles II
restored to throne, carolina named after him
Deganawidah and HIawatha
founders of iroquois confederacy
George II
georgia named after him, king of england
Nation state
formof stae that serves nation as a national territory
JOint stock Company
Virginia Company
founded in plantation colonies
forcing farmers off land so they have a place for sheep
House of Burgesses
London company authorized settlers to somon an assembly
Royal Charter
given by King, owned by king
Slave codes
adopted by carolina, brought form barbados by english
farmer of middle social status
Carolina created for lord proprietors,eight court favorites of Charles II
wooden structure that ranged from 8-25 feet
people who grew and lived on land that wasn't theirs, left when it was bought or claimed
Law of Primogeniture
Only eldest sons were eligible to inherit land
Starving time
winter of 1609-1610 400 people reduced to 60