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Lesson 2: Part I
Culture, Class, and Race in Colonial America
|The Day of Doom
|A poem written by Rev. Michael Wigglesworth describing the fate of sinners on Judgment Day.
|Creole language which was spoken on the Sea Islands of Georgia-South Carolina Coast.
|Metacomet's War (King Phillips War)
|turning point in English and Native American relations in the late seventeenth century. Destroyed American population, towns, and cattle.
|Jew; outsider in the predominantly Muslim country. Observed both Muslim and French colonial world. Assimilation or resistance.
|Led an army revolt against the Indians at no cost. He just wanted an army to destroy Indians who crossed paths with white men –denied. Bacon went against the government and destroyed Indians. Burned down Jamestown.
|70 percent of all immigrants came to New England with family members.
|Required that only the elites of a township or village be allowed to wear and own luxury items.
|Armed rebellion in 1676 by Virginia settlers led by Nathaniel Bacon against the rule of Governor William Berkeley.
|Reports of dreams and visions in which the accused appeared as the devil's agent.
|Colonial governor of Virginia
|Salem Witchcraft Trials
|Series of hearings and prosecutions of people accused of witchcraft in colonial Massachusetts
|African American who gained freedom with his wife and ran an estate; Pungoteague Creek.
|Stono Rebellion (Uprising)
|Slave rebellion in South Carolina in which slaves seized guns and ammunition, killing several white planters.