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Colonial Review

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When did England set out to colonize North America? late 1500s
What happened to the Roanoke colony before John White returned? They disappeared
Where and when did England establish the first successful colony? Jamestown (Virginia) in 1607
Who was Jamestown's leader? Capt. John Smith
Who did Jamestown build ties with? Powhatan people
What helped Jamestown thrive and make money? Tobacco
What was the first North American legislature called?` The House of Burgesses
What right played a large role in England's colonization of North America? religious freedom
What two Native Americans helped the Pilgrims survive? Squanto & Samoset
What year did the Pilgrims arrive at Cape Cod Bay? 1620 (Plymouth Colony)
What was the movement the Puritans to Massachusetts to escape religious persecution? The Great Migration
What was the first constitution written in America? The Fundamental Orders of Connecticut
What three colonies were made from dissenters of the Puritans in Mass.? Connecticut, Rhode Island, and New Hampshire
Who first settled in what is now New York? the Dutch (New Netherlands)
How did the English gain New Netherlands? lead an attack and the Dutch surrendered
Who led the Quakers in North America? William Penn (Pennsylvania named after him)
As Virginia grew, what kind of labor did they rely on? Enslaved persons and indentured servants
What was the Mason-Dixon line? The border between Maryland & Pennsylvania - eventually became the border between North & South in the Civil War
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