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Chapt.3-4 - history

William Bradford born in England and helped settle the Plymouth colony in Massachusetts
Charter Colonies a colony such as Virginia, Massachusetts, Connecticut, or Rhode Island, charted to an individual trading company
Fundamental Orders of Connecticut is the orders that describe the government set up by the Connecticut River towns, setting its structure and power
Joint Stock Companies an association of individuals in a business enterprise with transferable shares of stock,
Massachusetts Bay Company English chartered company that established Massachusetts Bay colony in New England
Mayflower Compact the first governing contract of the Plymouth colony.
James Oglethorpe was a British general and founder of the colony Georgia
Mercantilism an economic doctrine based on the theory that a nation benefits by accumulating monetary reserves through a positive balance of trade
Proprietary Colonies the 13 colonies which were founded between 1607 and 1733
Puritans a member of a group of Protestants that arose in the 16th century within the Church of England demanding the simplification of doctrine and worship, and greater strictness in religious discipline
Quakers members of a family of religious movements collectively known as the religious society of friends
Royal Colonies A colony administered by a royal governor and council appointed by the British crown
Separatists the advocacy of a state of cultural, ethnic, tribal, religious, racial, governmental, or gender separation from a larger group
Roger Williams born in London, England and founder of Providence, Rhode Island
John Winthrop A wealthy english puritan lawyer and one of the leading figures in the founding of the massachusetts bay colony, the first major settlement in New England after plymouth colony
Triangle Trade A business arrangement involving a buyer, seller, and a third-party supplier, made to create lower production cost and lower or free import tariff and to become competitive in exporting
Great Awakening this movement was spurred by a feeling that people had lost their religious faith
Magna Carta was important in the colonization of America as England’s legal system was used as a model for many of the colonies as they were developing their own legal systems
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