Busy. Please wait.
Log in with Clever

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever

Username is available taken
show password

Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Middle Colonies

patroon a person given land and granted certain manorial privileges under the former Dutch governments of New York and New Jersey
proprietary colony a type of British colony especially in North America and the Caribbean in the 17th century. In the British Empire, all land belonged to the king, and it was his prerogative to divide
royal colony a Crown colony, also known in the 17th century as royal colony, was a type of colonial administration of the English and later British Empire. Crown, or royal, colonies were ruled by a governor appointed by the monarch
pacifists a person who believes that war and violence are unjustifiable
cash crop a crop produced for its commercial value rather than for use by the grower
Conestoga wagon a large covered wagon used for long-distance travel, typically carrying pioneers in the westward migration
apprentice a person who is learning a trade from a skilled employer, having agreed to work for a fixed period at low wages
frontier a line or border separating two countries
Leaders for New York? The Dutch
People of New York? Henry Hudson, Peter Minuit, Peter Stuyvesant
Reasons founded for New York & Delaware? to expand trade
Who is Henry Hudson? New York, an explorer, founded New York, the Hudson Bay, and Hudson River
Who is Peter Minuit? the governor of the New York colony
Who is Peter Stuyvesant? New York, last dutch director, the general of the colony New Netherland
Who were the leaders of New Jersey? John Berkeley and George Carteret
Who is John Berkeley? founder of New Jersey
Who is George Carteret? lieutenant governor of New Jersey
Who is "The James Duke of NY"? he's responsible for the name of NY, gave the farmers land because he had a lot of extra land
Reason's founded of NJ? profit from selling land. New York was too large
Who is William Penn? Pennsylvania, an English real estate entrepreneur, philosopher, early Quaker and founder of the Province of Pennsylvania
Reasons founded for Pennsylvania? religious freedom, profit from selling trade (tolerance)
Created by: cpowalski85



Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!
"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards