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8SS_Colonial Clashes

Colonial Clashes (Nov 2012-Kendall)

Who owned the most land within the colonies? Lord Proprietors
How were the Lord Proprietors appointed? by the King of England
What did the Lord Proprietors do? they dictated and enforced colonial law
Who were the Lord Proprietors? wealthy, white men who were the aristocracy of England
Who did the Lord Proprietors appoint to live within the colonies and enforce English law? Governors
What purpose did the Lord Proprietors want to use the colonies? to make English merchants rich and strengthen the English economy
Why did the colonists leave England? to pursue their own economic goals and ambitions
What were the Navigation Acts? the colonists had to ship products directly to England and use only English ships
What did the English merchants and shippers have over American goods? a monopoly
Who was sent by the English to enforce the Navigation Acts? Thomas Miller
What is a monopoly? the exclusive control over a supply or trade
What did Thomas Miller do when he arrived in the colonies? he seized ships, imposed fines & jailed anyone who challenged the acts
Who did Thomas Miller try to arrest? George Durant
What was colonist revolt called? Culpeper's Rebellion
Who led the Culpeper Rebellion? General John Culpeper
Who created the Carolina's first colonial assembly? George Durant and John Culpeper
What did the colonists do in the absence of a governor? they governed themselves
Why were the rebels not punished? the English felt the Carolina's would be hard to govern since it was so far away
Created by: ndmsteach