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the term for a corporation that allowed investors to pul their financial resources to establish colonies
a royal document that granted a specific group the right to form a colony and guaranteed settlers their rights as a English settler
the term for people obligated to forced labor for a fixed number of years in return for passage to the New World
founded as a buffer between Spain and the English colonies; debtors and criminals were sent here by the English
an agreement by the Pilgrims to establish a civil body politic and submit to majority rule
the basic political institution of New England in which all freemen gathered to elect officials and debate local affairs
small but profitable trade route that linked New England, Africa, and the West Indies
a rebellion led by angry frontiersmen in Virginia against the governor because he did not offer enough protection against the Indian raids
the period in which the colonies were free to live as they pleased and trade with various countries
the term given to the plan to increase education by requiring towns of 50 or more families to have a primary school
New England Model/Standard
the term given to William Penn's plan to create Pennsylvania as a safe haven for many religions
the colonies that comprise the New England region
Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Hampshire
reasons for the settlement of North America
religion, gold (money), abundant amount of criminals, glory, land, resources
the culture of Indian peoples was shaped primarily by these two traditions:
the practice of foraging and farming
among the MOST important contributions that the Spanish made to the New World in the continental exchange was/were:
domesticated animals and livestock
the MOST important reason for the population decline that occurred in native population in the wake of the Spanish conquest
by establishing a "frontier of inclusion" the Spanish developed communities:
of large-mixed ancestry groups
the cultivation of tobacco by the English colonists
created pressure for more expansion into Indian territory
the Puritans were unique in the seventeenth century colonies of North America because of their
impressive educational system
the LEAST true of community life in the Chesapeake of the 1600s
colonists were developing a distinctive American culture
About half of the slaves imported to the New World between 1701 and 1810 were delivered to
the Caribbean Basin
Before the 1730s, the most profitable activity of the early Carolina economy was
the Indian slave trade
During the 18th century, the middle colonies exhibited certain characteristics that distinguished them from New England. Among these was/were
high rates of mobility
Eighteenth century slave masters were reluctant to allow their slaves to become Christians because
they feared Christianity would give the slaves dangerous ideas about freedom
the majority of farmers of eighteenth century North America were interested in
small self-sufficient communities
an Enlightenment thinker would emphasize that
humans were capable of understanding natural laws and using them to improve their condition
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