Plymouth, New England, and Jamestown Quiz
Terms in this set (23)
Location of Jamestown
4 New England colonies
Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Connecticut
Type of geography in Jamestown
swampy, fertile soil, long growing season
Type of geography in Plymouth
cold, rocky soil, short growing season
Reason for settling in Jamestown
to find gold (economic)
Reason for settling in Plymouth
for religious freedom from the Church of England
persecuted for rebelling against the Catholic Church by wishing to "purify" the Church.
Social contract that is important because it is the first example of self-government and majority rule
Location where the pilgrims landed
Cape Cod, Massachusetts
The kind of farming Jamestown practiced
cash crops (for profit)
The kind of farming used in New England
subsistence farming (only enough to feed its own)
Puritan work ethic
strict religious rules and hard work
Types of industry in New England
Lumber, fur, fishing, whaling, shipbuilding, Trade
Who was Roger Williams?
Cofounders of Rhode Island, wanted separation of church and state which differed from Puritan view
Who was Anne Hutchinson?
Cofounder of Rhode Island who believed Christ's salvation is based on faith and not good works, she caused division among the Puritan church
Who was Thomas Hooker?
Founded Connecticut because he disagreed with the Puritan belief that only church members could own property and have the right to vote, favored more of a democratic society.
Fundamental Orders of Connecticut
First written constitution of the colonies
Who founded New Hampshire?
Who founded Massachusetts and for what reason?
John Winthrop and the Puritans for religious freedom from the Church of England
What were the people like in Jamestown?
What were the people like in Plymouth
families, hard working
What caused the most deaths in Jamestown and Plymouth
Disease and food shortages (Jamestown due to lack of working the land, and Plymouth because of Harsh winters)
Is Jamestown located in the New England colonies?
Jamestown is located in the Southern Colonies