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STAAR FACTS

Facts 1-25 History

TermDefinition
Representitive Gov system of gov in which voters elect representitives to make laws for them
House of Burgesses first representative assembly in the new world
Three Branches of Gov Legistlative, Executive, Judicial
Magna Carta first document sighned in 1215 them limited power of the ruler and gave trail by jury
English Bill of Rights protected rights of English citizens, became basis for U.S. Bill of Rights
Mayflower Compact document sighned by pilgrims in 1620 that promised to agree on laws and work together to make Plymouth succeed
Jamestown fist successful english colony in the new world, founded in 1607
Plymouth colony founded by the pilgrims in 1620
Columbus discovered the Americas in 1492 for the Queen of Spain
Caravel fast exploring ship
Astrolobe navigating tool used to plot the stars
Mercantilism economic theory that a countrys power is based off of it's wealth and that a country should sell more than buy
Free Enterprise freedom of private businesses to compete for profit with minimal regulation
Primary Souces a first hand account of an event
Secondary Sources a second hand or not direct account of an event
Fundamental Orders Of Connecticut first written counstitution in the Americas
Middle Colonies New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania
Southern Colonies North, South Carolina, Georgia, Maryland
New England Colonies New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island
Puritans those who saught to reform the english church
Separatists those who wished to separate from the church of England
Proprietary Colony colonies run by people which whom the land was granted
Joint Stock Colony a colony where people by stock in the company in return for share in future profits of the colony
Royal Colony colonies which are owned by the government
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