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  1. Bacon's Rebellion
  2. James Oglethorpe
  3. John Winthrop
  4. Puritans
  5. William Penn
  1. a an uprising in 1676 in the Virginia Colony, led by Nathaniel Bacon. It was the first rebellion in the American colonies in which discontented frontiersmen took part; a similar uprising in Maryland occurred later that year. The uprising was a protest against the governor of Virginia, William Berkeley.
  2. b Founder and governor of the Georgia colony. He ran a tightly-disciplined, military-like colony. Slaves, alcohol, and Catholicism were forbidden in his colony. Many colonists felt that Oglethorpe was a dictator, and that (along with the colonist's dissatisfaction over not being allowed to own slaves) caused the colony to break down and Oglethorpe to lose his position as governor.
  3. c A religious group who wanted to purify the Church of England. They came to America for religious freedom and settled Massachusetts Bay.
  4. d Penn, an English Quaker, founded Pennsylvania in 1682, after receiving a charter from King Charles II the year before. He launched the colony as a "holy experiment" based on religious tolerance.
  5. e 1588-1649 First governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1630.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Recognition that other people have the right to different opinions
  2. religious group who settled Pennsylvania - very tolerant and nonviolent
  3. A Puritan minister who led about 100 settlers out of Massachusetts Bay to Connecticut because he believed that the governor and other officials had too much power. He wanted to set up a colony in Connecticut with strict limits on government.
  4. valuable crop grown in the Carolinas that was traded around the world
  5. crops grown and sold for money such as tobacco

5 True/False questions

  1. SabbathWealthy landowners in the New Netherlands who got large estates by bringing 50 settlers.

          

  2. Fundamental Orders of ConnecticutFounder and governor of the Georgia colony. He ran a tightly-disciplined, military-like colony. Slaves, alcohol, and Catholicism were forbidden in his colony. Many colonists felt that Oglethorpe was a dictator, and that (along with the colonist's dissatisfaction over not being allowed to own slaves) caused the colony to break down and Oglethorpe to lose his position as governor.

          

  3. proprietary colonyWealthy landowners in the New Netherlands who got large estates by bringing 50 settlers.

          

  4. Roger WilliamsHe founded Rhode Island for separation of Church and State. He believed that the Puritans were too powerful and was ordered to leave the Massachusetts Bay Colony for his religious beliefs.

          

  5. patroonsWealthy landowners in the New Netherlands who got large estates by bringing 50 settlers.

          

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