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Thirteen Colonies

7th grade

agricultural process of cultivating and growing crops and raising livestock
religious freedom freely practicing the religion of one's choosing
toleration a willingness to let others practice their own beliefs
persecution mistreatment of a person or group of people
John Rolfe first to cultivate tobacco; married to Pocahontas
George Calvert "Lord Baltimore" founded Maryland for the purposes of political and religious freedom
Roger Williams founded Rhode Island for the purposes of religious freedom
Thomas Hooker founder of Connecticut
Ann Hutchinson was ordered out of Massachusetts by the Puritans and found refuge in Rhode Island
mother country the country from which the original settlers came from
colony group of people that settled in a different land; ruled by the government of original country
disease sickness/illness that Native Americans were exposed to when they interacted with English colonists
small pox a disease that the Colonist brought with them from Europe that killed many Native Americans
Middle Colonies New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware; temperate climate fertile soil
New England Colonies Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Hampshire: rocky soil, colder climate
Southern Colonies Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia; warm/moist climate for longer growing season
imports goods that were brought into the colonies
exports goods sold outside the colonies
cash crops surplus crops sold in the world marked
triangular trade trade route between the New England Colonies, the West Indies and Africa
mercantilism build up gold/money supply and expand trade
tidewater area of land along the coast
hands-on a type of work where one uses their hands a lot.
craftsman a person particularly skilled at art or crafts; wood crafts, pottery, shoe makerr
blacksmiths makes or repairs iron/steel things by hand
carpenter makes or repairs wooden objects
miner worked to find gold, coal and metal in the Earth
miller operates a mill to turn grains into flour
shipbuilder makes and repairs ships; popular profession in New England colonies
Created by: philygrl14