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Glieco-The English Establish 13 Colonies Study Guide

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indentured servants
men and women who sold thier labor to a person that would finance their passage to the colonies
representative assembly
the House of Burgesses was one of the first of these
Bacon's Rebellion
a rebellion by poor, landless settlers agains wealthy Virginia landowners
Quaker
William Penn established Pennsylvania as a colony where _____ could live accordingly to their beliefs that all people could live in peace and harmony
mercantilism
a countries power is based on how much wealth it has (reason for the English colonies)
Tobacco (plantations)
The colony of Virginia was helped most in being a success by growing what?
Mayflower Compact
The agreement written by the Pilgrims in Massachusetts that provided for self-government was called?
Fundamental Orders of Conecticut
A constitution that some Puritan colonists wrote to govern themselves was?
Religious Freedom
Puritans, Quakers, and Pilgrims came to the English colonies for what reason?
Slaves from Africa
The need for agricultural workers in the early southern colonies led to using?
Dutch
This group controlled the colony of New York that surrendered to England in 1664 by Governor Peter Stuyvesant.
Transportation and Trade
Why did most colonial farmers settle near oceans or coastal waterways?
House of Burgesses
An important step in the development of democracy in colonial America because it allowed citizens a say in government.
Atlantic Coast
This region of the United States was the first permanent English settlement.
Religious Toleration
This belief allows others to practice their own religion.
Georgia
James Oglethorpe founded this colony to allow debtors (people who owed money) to go somewhere besides prison.

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