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A political system in which nobles are granted the use of lands that legally belong to their king, in exchange for their loyalty, military service, and protection of the people who live on the land
dutch colonies around the area of new york. Dutch merchants had a good business sense.
first english colony. john whitewent back for supplies and when he returned everyone was gone
colony in virginia. John Smith helped save this colony. set up rules and forced colonists to work for their food.
religious group who did not want to separate from the church but form a more reformed version.
settled rhode island.
believed in religious freedom
government should have limited power and we should pay indians for their land.
Puritan who spoke against the massachussets government and screwed herself when she said she spoke to god
A religious group that believe all people are equal and are basically good. They feel that violence is always wrong, and refused to carry guns or fight. They also believe in solving all problems peacefully.
someone who had there trip to the colonies paid in return for seven years of service
proclamation of 1763
Drew the imaginary line forbidding the colonists to settle west of the appalachians
committee of correspondence
a group of people who wrote letters to the other colonies to inform them about the things the lobsterbacks were doing
Writs of assistance
legal documents that allowed officer to inspect and search houses and ships without a reason
boston tea party
Set up by sam adams and sons of liberty. demanded the sips to leave the harbor and when they didn't they dumped the tea into boston harbor
in response to Boston Tea Party, 4 acts passed in 1774, Port of Boston closed, reduced power of assemblies in colonies, permitted royal officers to be tried elsewhere, provided for quartering of troop's in barns and empty houses
Battle of lexington ad concord
caused the war against the colonies and england "the shot heard around the world"
olive branch petition
colonists sent this to the king to declare loyalty but asking him to repeal intolerable acts
Green mountain boys
a band of vermonters led by ethan allen attacked fort ticonderoga to get cannons they could use
helped write the declaration of independence president of second continental congress
started a sailing school. goal was to find a water route to asia. paid others to go around africa
vasco de gama
sailed for prince henry. went around cape of good hope and opened trade routes to asia.
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