42 Transportation acts
An act passed by Parliament in 1718 that allowed judges in England, Scotland, and Ireland to send convicted felons to the American colonies
43 The Middle Ground
Area between European empires and Indian Sovereignty. Different members of Tribes, Europeans and missionaries lived side by side.
44 The Enlightenment
a philosophical movement of the 18th century, characterized by belief in the power of human reason and by innovations in political, religious, and educational doctrine.
45 Salutary Neglect
idea that the colonies benefited by being left alone, without too much British interference
46 The Great Awakening
This was a major religious revival in the colonies, which began in the 1730's with its leader being Jonathan Edwards.
47 New Light Preachers
spoke to large crowds about the fire and brimstone eternity all sinners would face if they did not absolve their sins
50 Itinerant Preachers
Ministers who went from town to town giving fire and brimstone speeches to scare the people into more religious lifestyles.
51 Royal Governors
Appointed by the King to rule and make laws for the colony; Colonists had no say in the gov't
52 King William's War
First small war between French and English that had small battles fought in Northern New England.
53 Queen Anne's war
second in a series of four French and Indian Wars fought between France and England in North America for control of the continent
54 King Georges War
Fourth expedition from New England captured a fort which controlled the Gulf of Saint Lawrence
56 French and Indian war
This struggle between the British and the French in the colonies of North America was part of a worldwide war known as the Seven Years' War.
57 Peace of Paris 1763
Treaty resulting in Britain getting French Canada and Spanish Florida and Spain getting the Louisiana Territory. Ended the French and Indian War.