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History Co-op 1-12

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Northwest Passage
believed to provide passage to the Pacific ocean from the Atlantic.
Separatists
Puritans who broke from the church of England
Puritans
Men who wanted to reform the Church of England from the Inside
Church of England
Protestant Church led by the king of England
Jamestown
First permanent English settlement in North America (1607)
John Smith
introduced work ethic to Jamestown colony, sanitation, diplomat to local Native American tribes; had fought Spanish and Turks
Pocahontas
key to English-Native American relationship, died in England in 1617
John Winthrop
Calvinist, devised concept of "city on a hill" ("A Model of Christian Charity"); founded highly successful towns in Massachusetts Bay
Atlantic Slave trade
often debtors sold to slave traders by African kings seeking riches; Columbian Exchange
Maryland act of religious toleration
mandated the toleration of all christian denominations in maryland, even though maryland was founded for catholics
William Penn & the quakers
settled in pennsylvania, believed the "Inner light" could speak through any person and ran religious services without ministers
Roger Williams
challenged New Englanders to completely separate Church from State, as the State would corrupt the church