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EHS/ESJ American History Chapter 3 Study Guide
Notecards for the Chapter 3 study guide. American History to 1877, Mrs. Waler, ESJ (or formerly EHS). Source of definitions: class notes, "America: History of Our Nation" (class textbook).
A year after it was settled, a supply ship came and discovered the settlement was completely deserted.
-Led by 7 council-members
-Settlers were mostly wealthy British investors
-Came to the New World in search of the Northwest Passage and gold
-Eventually grew into Virginia
Problems of Jamestown
Fighting amongst the leaders, bad water, drought, bad location, spread of disease, bad relationships with Native Americans, wealthy investors refused to work
-Led by William Bradford and John Winthrop
-Settlers were the Pilgrims, who came in search of religious freedom
-Eventually grew into Massachusetts Bay Colony
Problems of Plymouth
Arrived too late to plant crops, harsh winters, strict leaders and religion
Settlers of Massachusetts Bay Colony. Abided by a very strict religious code of conduct. Did not tolerate or respect other religions.
Settlers of Pennsylvania. Abided by a very liberal and open religious code of conduct. Believed in equality between all people.
Led Pilgrims to Massachusetts Bay Colony.
Led Quakers to Pennsylvania.
Split from Church of England, founded Rhode Island.
Exiled from Massachusetts Bay Colony. Founded second colony in Rhode Island and one in New York.
Disagreed with Anne Hutchinson, founded New Hampshire.
Had the Act of Tolerance passed in Maryland, which provided equal rights to all Christian men, no matter their denomination.
Safe-haven for debtors to start a new life.
Place for anyone to practice their religion freely. Many Jewish people came to live here because of this.
Second colony that attracted many Puritans.
Massachustts Bay Colony attempted to control this colony for a short time.