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1st nine weeks

Unit 1

Virginia House of Burgesses 1619 First elected representative body in the colonies
Jamestown 1607 First successful British colony
Mayflower Compact 1620 "self government"
Fundamental Orders of Connecticut 1639 First constitution in the colonies
Why did the British colonize the New World? economic opportunity religious freedom
How did Locke and Montesquieu impact the colonies? influenced the founding fathers.
What started the Transatlantic Slave Trade? sugar plantations in the West Indies needed workers
Which colony was originally colonized by the Dutch? New York
The triangular trade route is also called... transatlantic slave trade
These rules were meant to control slaves slave codes
What are the three Gs for exploration? Gold, God, Glory
What were the French doing in the new world? fur trading
What were the Spanish doing in the new world? conquering
What were the British doing in the new world? colonizing
Which is the debtors colony? Georgia
Which colony was created for Quakers? Pennsylvania
Which colony was created for Puritans? Massachusetts
The crop that saved Jamestown tobacco
Which colony was established for Catholics? Maryland
Created by: akirkland6
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