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representative government is a system of government in inch voters elect representatives to make laws for them
Republic is a nation in which voters choose representatives to govern them
House of burgesses was the first representative assembly in the new world
three branches of government is the legislative branch, the judicial branch, and the executive branch.
magna carta signed in 1215 by king john the first of England, was the first document that limited power of the ruler, gave power of trial by jury
english bill of rights protected the rights of english citizens and became the basis for the american bill if rights
mayflower compact was an agreement signed in 1620 by the pilgrims in plymouth, to consult each other about the colony and a promise to work together to make it succeed
jamestown the first permanent english settlement, was founded in 1607
plymouth a colony was settled in the year 1621
columbus set sail the ocean blue in 1492
a caravel was a fast ship used in exploration
astrolabe was a navigational Instrument used to plot the stars
mercantilism is an economic theory that a country's strength is measured by the amount of gold it has, that a country should sell more than it buys and that the colonies exist for the benefit of the mother country
free enterprise is the freedom of private businesses to operate competitively for profit with minimal government regulation
primary sources are the original records of an event. they include eyewitness reports, records created at the time of an event, speeches, and letter by people involved in the event, photographs and artifacts
secondary sources are the later writings and interpretations of historians and writers. Often secondary sources, like textbooks and articles, provided summaries of information found in primary sources
fundamental orders of Connecticut First written constitution in america
middle colonies New York, New Jersey, Delaware,Pennsylvania
southern colonies Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland
new England colonies Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, new Hampshire
puritans wanted to reform the english church
separatists wanted to set up their own church
propriety colony colony run by individuals or groups to whom land was granted
joint stock colony a colony in wich investors buy stock in the company in return for a share of it's future profits
royal colony a colony run by a governor appointed by the king or queen
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