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Chapter 3e Explorers

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Joint-Stock Company People who put money into a project to earn profits.
Charter A written contract, issued by the government, giving the holder the right to establish a colony
Jamestown The first permanent English settlement, named after King James
John Smith A soldier and Adventurer
Indentured Servants Men and women who sold their labor to the person who paid for their passage to the colony
House of Burgesses The first representative assembly in the American colonies
Bacon's Rebellion Nathaniel Bacon and his rebellion against Governer William Berkly
Pilgrims A separatist group that King James attacked for rejecting Englend's official church
Mayflower Compact An agreement for which they vowed to obey laws agreed upon for the good of the colony
Puritans A religous group who left Englend to escape from King James
Great Migration When thousands of puritan familys left for America
Fundamental Orders of Connecticut A constitution that extended the voting rights to non-church members and limited the power of the governer
Roger Williams A minister in Salem, Massachussets, who founded the first baptist church in America
Anne Hutchinson Believed that a person could worship god without the help of a Bible, church, or minister.
King Philip's War When the Puritan colonies fought a brutal war with the Native Americans
Peter Stuyvesant The governer of New Amsterdam
Patroon A person who brought 50 settlers to New Netherland
Duke of York The King of Englend's brother
Proprietary Colony The colony that is owned by another colony
William Penn A large land owner in America who joined the Quakers and made Pennsylvania
Quaker A religous froup that supported freedom of religon
Royal Colony
James Oglethrope
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