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Colonialism Review

Colonialism

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What did the Jamestown colonists call the winter of 1609-1610? The Starving Time
In order to increase the colony's population in New Netherlands, the Dutch West India Company offered large grants of land to anyone who could bring at least 50 settlers to work the land, a practice known as what? The Patroon System
The John Zenger trial involved a New York printer who exposed the actions of a corrupt royal governor, such as rigging elections. He was arrested and went to trial where Zenger's attorney argued that he was within his rights to publish the stories because they were true. This paved the way for.... freedom of press
The Pilgrims who came to North America in 1620 were also known as Puritans
A Puritan seeking religious freedom would have most likely settled in which British colony? Massachusetts
Why was Georgia known as the "buffer colony"? It served as a physical barrier between the British colonies and the Spanish territory.
Name three individuals that are associated with the Jamestown colony. Nathaniel Bacon, John Rolfe, John Smith
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