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Peake Stack 1

STAAR- Colonization

TermDefinition
reasons for exploration God (religious freedom), Gold (gain wealth), Glory (expand empire)
France profit/ trade = fur
commercial business = trade = economics = gold
self-government, representative government key concept/words that have frequently been a correct response
Jamestown 1607 = first permanent English settlement
New England Colonies (list the colonies) New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island
New England Colonies (why were they founded) founded for religious freedom, Plymouth
Mayflower Compact agreement between Pilgrims to govern themselves
Pilgrims 1620 = Mayflower Compact = self-government
Thomas Hooker founder of Connecticut, religious colony, extended voting rights beyond church members
New England Colonies (climate/industry) cold climate, natural harbors, forest = shipbuilding/fishing, lumber
Middle Colonies (list the colonies) New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware
Middle Colonies (why were they founded) Pennsylvania founded for religious freedom
William Penn established Pennsylvania as a refuge for Quakers
Refuge safe place
Quakers anti-slavery religious group
Middle Colonies (climate/industry) moderate climate, breadbasket, wheat, farmland
Southern Colonies (list them) Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia
Virginia House of Burgesses 1619 = first representative government
Virginia House of Burgesses model for other colonial governments
Southern Colonies (why were they founded) = Virginia founded for business, Maryland for Catholics
Southern Colonies (large population of...) African slaves (plantation system, demand for cheap labor)
Southern Colonies (climate/industry) warm climate, rich soil, cash crop, indigo, cotton, tobacco, plantation
Triangular Trade transatlantic slave trade = movement of goods and people between islands, colonies, Europe
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