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John Smith leader of the jamestown colony
jamestown first permanent english settlement in North America
House of Burgesses the virginia assembly which was the first representative assembly in the american colonies
joint stock company company funded by a group of investors
investor person who puts money into a project to earn a profit
royal colony colony ruled by the kings appointed officials
sir walter raleigh founder of englands first colony
mercantilism economic system that european nations used to enrich their treasures
headright land grant given to one who could pay his or her way to the colonies
indentured servant one who worked for a set time without pau in exchange for a free passage to america
charter written contract giving the right to establish a colony
congregation group of people who belong to the same church
Banish to force someone to leave a place
puritans english dissenters who wanted to reform the church of england
great migration the movement of tens of thousands of english settlers to new england during the 1630s
Rodger Williams puritan dissenter who established Rhode Island
Anne Hutchinson Puritan dissenter who was banished from Massachusetts
Fundamental orders of Connecticut document that has been called the first written constitution in america
Quakers group of protestant dissenters
tolerance acceptance of different opinions
pilgrams separatist group that traveled to america to gain religious freedom
Mayflower Compact document that helped establish the practice of self-government
John Winthrop Puritan leader who became the first governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony
Dissenter Person who disagrees with an official church
Persecute To mistreat.
magaret brent attorney of the govover of maryland
lord baltimore catholic owner of the colony of maryland
Act of Toleration Maryland law that forbade religious persecution
Huguenots French protestents
James Oglethrope The founder of Georgia
Proprietary Colony Colony governed by a single owner or propeietor
Elite Highest ranking social group
Diversity Variety
Region Distinct area of land
Tidewater flat land along the coast
William Penn Quaker Founder of Pennsylvania
Peter Stuyvesant Governer of the dutch colony of New Netherland
New Netherland Dutch colony that later became New York
Patroon Person rewarded with a large land grant for bringing 50 settlers to New Netherland
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