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Social Studies Chapter 6 Quiz Review
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Magna Carta 1215
first document to limit king's power, before this he could do anything, king must ask nobles before important decisions
Petition of Right 1628
king must consult Parliament before passing new taxes
English Bill of Rights 1689
increased rights of English citizens and Parliament (held elections often)
law-making body, picked governor in charter colony
foreign trade routes colonial merchants used
economic system where colonies exist to make money for mother colony
a form of local government in which people had direct representation
Justice of the peace
an official with many duties, including judging court cases, collecting taxes, and providing for roads
local government in South where people (person) does many jobs
a policy of allowing the colonies to develop their own economy with little interference from the British government
shipping goods secretly and illegally
Virginia landowner who led rebellion in 1670's, burned down Jamestown
laws passed in 1600's to ensure colonial trade made England large profit
The power of the English king was first limited in 1215 by the _ _.
The document that required the consent of Parliament before the king could rise taxes was the _ _ _.
Petition of Right
A third document, the English _ _ _ allowed English citizens to bear arms and forbade cruel and unusual punishment.
Bill of Rights
Colonial governments were modeled on the government of Great Britain and included a representative of the monarch and a _.
The chief officer of a colony, the _, was chosen in one of three ways.
In _ colonies, legislators elected the governors.
The Crown selected the governor of _ colonies.
_ chose the governors in Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Delaware.
Local government in New England colonies was conducted in _ _, where people could speak for themselves.
England restricted colonial trade by passing the _ _.
Colonial merchants developed a profitable foreign trade through _ trade routes that included Africa and the West _.
British officials practiced _ neglect and did not carefully enforce trade laws.
Colonists shipped goods illegally to other countries by _.
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