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Anne Hutchinson

Preached the 'antinomian heresey'

Edmund Andros

Royal governor of dominion of new england

John Smith

Saved the colony of jamestown - no work, no food

Thomas Hooker

Established the beginnings of connecticut

William Penn

Led the establishment of the 'society of riends' colony

Peter Stuyvesant

Dutch governor of new amsterdam, defated new sweden, eventually surrendered to england.

James Oglethorpe

Led the founding of colonial georgia

Anthony Ashley Cooper

Eventual leader in the creation of carolina

John Winthrop

1st governor of dominion of new england

Roger Williams

Established 'rogue's island' for relgious freedom and separation of church and state


Falling away from, puritan concern affecting the church

Class structure

division of society into recognizable groups, usually based on wealth, education, family, etc.


Sermons of despair preached by ministers in the face of warning piety.


Having to do with a social system in which the father is the head of the family


Roots of concept that freedom is a natural condition of humanity & governments should be responsible to the people


French Calvinst who came to America for religious freedom


Practice of passing propery to the firstborn son


Galen's theory that the body's fluids need to be kept in balance


determining factor in slavery


Economic plan to enhance the growth and wealth of the empire

Johnathan edwards

most outstanding great awakening preacher in new england congregationalist

Phylis Weatler

Slave who wrote and published poetry

Ben Fanklin

Author and publisher of famous almanac

George Whitefield

Revivalist that was known for threatrics and miracle savings

Peter Zenger

New york publisher who won his freedom of press case

John & Charles Wesley

Began methodist religion, came to america for revivals

Old lights

traditionalist that favored the old ways of religion

New lights

Accepted the revivalist ideas, tended to be women and young men.

Indenture servants refused to go here

Southern colonies

75% of population was at one time served as indentured servants

chesapeake colonies

longest life span - 40 years

new england colonies

most stable society

new england colonies

50% died before reaching age of 20

chesapeake colonies

limited opportunites for former indentured servants

southern colonies

main crop was rice

souther colonies

stressed family and religion

new england colonies

maryland and virginia

chesapeake colonies

Starving time

due to high death rates, what was the name given to the winter of 1609-1610 in jamestown


first truly marketable crop in virginia

mayflower compact

what was written by the pilgrim who settle dplymouth? this document established the basis of their self government.

John Winthrop

was was the leader of the massachusetts bay colony that sought to have his people serve as a city upon a hill

Bacon's rebellion

what was the conflict between tidewater virginia and a rising elite to its west

dom of new england

what was the most concerted attempted by king james II to consolidate control in north america?

navigation acts

what were the acts of parliament passed to regulate colonial trade and manufacturing in accordance with the econmoic theory of mercantilism?

royal, propiratory, a stock

what were the three types of charters issued by the king of england given people permission to settle in america?


what is a society that is run by the religious leaders, where it is difficult to separate the religious organization from the state?


the intellectual movement that dominated the late seventeenth and eighteenth centures in euorpe. Believing that th euniversise opererated through natural laws that human beings, using their powers of reason, could understand.


The adherence to the belif that salvation comes through the personal recognition of sone's sins, the wareness of ones inability to save oneself, and the acceptance of christ as the only means of redeption

Paper currency

what was issed by colinail overnments to serve as currency, because of little gold or silver?

Beaver, Tocabbo

two examples of commodities that were commly used in lieu of currency in the early colonial days

Middle passage

what was the journey of africans to the americas?

triangular trade

exchange of commodites between north america, the carribbean, europe, and africa.

Stono's rebellion

The most serious colonial slave revolt. It took place in souther caroline in 1739. The rebels


what was produced at saugus massachusetts? it was the first signifcant colonial industry of this type


those puritcans who could give evidence of grace and were admitted to full church membership


the frist american college, established in 1636

poor richards almanac

title of ben franklins best selling publication

great awakening

christian revivial based on the gospels and justicication of faith

Royal africa co

company that controlled the slave trade to the colonies in the arly days. later their monopoly was broken by competitors

most seventeenth century english migrants to the north american were

religious dissenters

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