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Chapter 3 and 4 social studies vocab
|What are cash crops?
|Crops such as tobacco, sugar, and cotton, raised in large quantities in order to be sold for profit.
|What is an assembly?
|An elected group of lawmakers.
|What does democratic mean?
|Ruled by the people. In a democracy, citizens elect representatives to make and carry out the laws.
|Who are Puritans?
|People who wanted to "purify" the English church. Puritans wanted to simplify the Church's ceremonies and it's ranks of authority.
|What is slave trade?
|The business of capturing, transporting, and selling people as slaves.
|What are rights?
|Powers or privileges that belong to people as citizens and that cannot or should not be taken away by the government.
|What is the Parliament?
|The lawmaking body of England, consisting of representatives from throughout the kingdom.
|What does it mean to petition?
|To make a formal demand or request.
|What is a class?
|A part of society defined by such qualities as wealth, occupation, and inherited titles or honors. A society may have an upper class, a middle class, and a lower class.
|What is the First Great Awakening?
|A revival of religious feeling and belief in the American colonies that began in the 1730's.
|What colonies were in the New England Region?
|Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, and Connecticut.
|What colonies were in the Middle region?
|Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, and Delaware.
|What colonies were in the Southern region?
|Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and Maryland.
|Who founded Massachusetts?
|William Bradford  John Winthrop 
|What colony did Roger Williams and Anne Hutchinson settle in?
|Who found Connecticut?
|Who found New York?
|Dutch West India Company  James, Duke of York 
|Who are separists?
|People who wanted to separate the English church from their own religion.
|What is the difference between Separists and Puritans?
|Separists are a branch off of the Puritans.
|Who are pilgrims?
|People who travel for religious reasons?
|True or false Did girls get a better education?
|What two documents showed that the colonists wanted to rule themselves?
|The Mayflower compact and the fundamental orders
|Who created most laws of the colonists?
|Why was the English bill of rights important to the colonists?
|It listed rights that belonged to the people
|What document was created in 1215 made even the king of England follow the law?
|The magna Carta or "Great Charter"
|Wanted to start a colony for religious freedom in the southern colonies.
|Were looking for somewhere to practice their religion and settle in the middle colonies.
|In what colony did separatists want to break away from the church of England?
|In what colony did colonists demand the right to elect an assembly to make its own laws?
|Which colony held the largest slave trading centers in the world?
|In which colony did the fundamental orders gave the right to this colony than others?
|What is another name for Rhode island?