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New England Colonies

TermDefinition
Triangular trade West Africa-West Indies-British Colonies(Traded slaves)
Great Migration The movement of the English settlers to the American Colonies from 1630 to 1640
Massachusetts Bay Company A company founded in 1629 by Puritans to start a colony in America
Commonwealth Self-governing political unit
Puritans Members of the Anglican church wanting to “purify” the church
Separatists Those who left the Anglican Church
Pilgrims English settlers seeking religious freedom in the Americas Religious journey
Mayflower Compact Agreement made by pilgrim leaders that ensured self-government
Charter Official document gaining the right of the lad and trade
Meeting House Protestant place of worship
Naval Stores Products of pine forests used in wooden ship building and maintenance
Toleration Acceptance of different beliefs
Massachusetts Leaders: John Carver, William Bradford, John Winthrop People: Anne Hutchinson, Samoset, Squanto, Reasons founded: Religious freedom Industry: Cattle & grain, lumber and timber, shipbuilding, fishing & whaling Religion was the #1 thing
New Hampshire Leaders: John Mason, Ferdinando Gorges Reasons founded: profit from trade & fishing, part of Mass. for many years. Industry: Cattle & grain, Lumber and timber, fur trapping, naval stores, fishing & whaling based on money not religion
Rhode Island Leaders: Roger Williams Reasons founded: Different beliefs from Puritans(Mass.). Believed land needed to be bought from Native Americans.
John Winthrop Formed Massachusetts Bay Company, and was their first governor
Connecticut Leaders: Thomas Hooker Reasons founded: Mass. too large, farming, fur trade,& religious freedom Industry: Cattle & grain, Ironworks, shipbuilding
Anne Hutchinson Was banned because she started saying things that the Puritans didn’t like, such as God speaking to her, or a women and the people didn’t believe her.
Samoset and Squanto Helped the people learn how to hunt and grow crops- therefore we have thanksgiving
John Mason and Ferdinando Gorges Received a grant in the area of New Hampshire
Metacomet The Wampanoag chief
Roger Williams Preached ideas that angered Puritan leaders Believed the Church had too much power The church and the government should be separated Questioned the Massachusetts Bay Charter Colonists should not settle on the land unless they bought from natives.
Thomas Hooker Had his own ideas about running a colony and laws that they had disturbed him Worked out a plan known as the Fundamental Orders of Connecticut
Constitution Document presenting plan of government
New England
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