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New England Colonies

TermDefinition
great migration the movement of 6 million African Americans out of the rural of the Southern United States
Massachusetts Bay Company an English settlement on the east coast of North America in the 17th century, in New England, situated around the present-day cities of Salem and Boston
Commonwealth a group of sovereign states and their dependencies associated by their own choice and linked with common objectives and interests
Separatists a person who withdraws or separates from an established church
Pilgrims a person who journeys a long distance to some sacred place as an act of religious devotion
Mayflower Compact an agreement to establish a government, entered into by Pilgrims in the cabin of the Mayflower on November 11, 1620 (11/11/1620)
Subsistence Farming poor farmer
export sending supplies, selling them
import getting supplies, bringing them in
triangular trade middle passage (slaves) West Africa, Indies, and British Colonies
metacomet Native American
meeting house served as the church, and used to talk about town problems (government)
charter to give someone permission of a business to start a colony
naval stores articles or materials used in shipping (ships)
toleration to practice tolerating something, in particular differences or opinion or behavior
Fundamental Orders of Connecticut the orders describe the government set up by the Connecticut River towns, setting its structure and powers
constitution a body of fundamental principles
who is John Winthrop? representative of Massachusetts Bay Company. founder and later governor of Mass.
William Bradford? second governor of Mass. Pilgrims were led by him
John Carver? first governor of Mass. Puritans were led by him
Anne Hutchinson? Mass, born Anne Marbury, was a Puritan spiritual adviser, mother of 15, and an important participant in the Antinomian Controversy that shook the infant Massachusetts Bay Colony. had firm religious beliefs
Samoset? Mass, a native american who introduced the English to the Massasoit Chief, made peace with settlers
Squanto Mass, a Wampanog, he taught the pilgrims how to survive in their new home. taught them how to hunt, plant corn, catch fish.Made peace with settlers. was a "special instrument from God"
reasons founded for Mass religious freedom
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