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8th Grade Ch.3-Tovar


What did Jamestown settlers plant to save their colony? tobacco
What did King James I grant to groups of merchants to settle in N.A.? charters
What were protestants called who wanted to leave and found their own churches? Separatists
Puritans formed the New England Company and received a royal charter to establish what colony? Massachusetts Bay Company
What is a pacifist? A person opposed to the use of war or violence to settle disputes
Who wrote Penn. 1st constitution? William Penn
What did the Act of Toleration allow? It granted the Protestants and Catholics the right to worship
Which document covered land distribution and social ranking? Constitution
Why was Georgia Created as a colony? It was created to give English debtors and poor people a fresh start
What were the religious settlements called that were established in Calif. by the Spanish? Missions
Because their journey had a religious purpose, Separatist called themselves? Pilgrims
What was the movement called that drove 15,000 Puritans to Mass.? Great Migration
Which group maintained the friendliest relations with the Native Americans? the French
What did the Act of Toleration protect Catholics from? law protected Catholics from any attempt to make Maryland a Protestant colony
What was Nathaniel Bacon called? "The greatest rebel that ever was in Virginia."
What was last of the British colonies to be established in N.A.? Georgia
What are tenant farmers? farmer who works on land owned by another and pays rent either in cash or crops
Why were missionaries sent to N.A. by Spain? To keep other European powers from threatening its empire in America
Why didn’t King Philip II consider Queen Elizabeth a rightful ruler? because she was a Protestant
Which colony did ships arrive at in 1608 that had only 38 of the original 144 settlers? Jamestown
What group came to America for religious freedom, but refused to grant the same freedoms to other faiths? Puritans
What is an indentured servant? were settlers who could not pay their own passage and worked for some time without pay.
What colony sent pamphlets to European countries Pennsylvania
What is another name for New Amsterdam? New York
Charter A document that gives the holder the right to organize settlements in an area
burgesses elected representatives to an assembly
joint-stock company a company in which investors buy stock in the company in return for a share of its future profits
dissent disagreement with or opposition to an opinion
persecute to treat someone harshly because of that person's beliefs or practices
Puritan Protestants who, during the 1600s, wanted to reform the Anglican Church
Separatists Protestants who, during the 1600s, wanted to leave the Anglican Church in order to found their own churches
Pilgrim Separatists who journeyed to the colonies during the 1600s for a religious purpose
Mayflower Compact a formal document, written in 1620, that provided law and order to the Plymouth colony
Toleration the acceptance of different beliefs
patroon landowner in the Dutch colonies who ruled like a king over large areas of land
proprietary colony a colony run by individuals or groups to whom land was granted
indentured servant laborer who agreed to work without pay for a certain period of time in exchange for passage to America
constitution a formal plan of government
debtor a person or country that owes money
tenant farmer a farmer who works land owned by another and pays rent either in cash or crops
mission religious settlement
john smith arrived in 1608 established discipline and order and instituted "___________" no work, no food
"the starving time" fighting with ____ Native Americans
When the Virginia Company sent _________ Jamestown, then marriage and children became part of life in Virginia. women
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