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Chapter 3 Vocab.rt

a business in which investors pool their wealth in order to earn a profit joint-stock company
a written contract issued by the government giving the holder the right to establish a colony charter
the first permanent English settlement in North America Jamestown
a soldier and adventurer that ordered an exsisting wall extended around Jamestown and persuaded the Indians to trade their corn John Smith
a person who sold his or her labor in exchange for passage to America indentured servant
created in 1619, the first representative assembly in the American colonies House of Burgesses
a revolt against a powerful colonial authority in Jamestown by Nathaniel Bacon and a group of landless frontier settlers that resulted in the burning of Jamestown in 1676 Bacon's Rebellion
a member of the group that rejected the church of England, sailed to America, and founded the Plymouth Colony in 1620 Pilgrim
an agreement established by the men who sailed to America on the Mayflower, which called for laws for the good of the colony and set forth the idea of self-government Mayflower Compact
a member of the group from England that settled the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1630 and sought to reform the practices of the church of England Puritan
the movement of the Puritans from England to establish settlements around the world, including 20,000 who sailed for America Great Migration
a set of laws that were established in 1639 by a Puritan congregation who had settled in the Connecticut Valley and that expanded the idea of the representitave government Fundamental Orders of Connecticut
minister in Massachusetts and founded Rhode Island Roger Williams
forced to leave Massachusetts and fled to Rhode Island because she argued with the church ways Anne Hutchinson
a war between the Puritan colonies and Native Americans in 1675-1676 King Phillip's War
governer of the Dutch colony of New Ntherland Peter Stuyvesant
a person who brought 50 settlers to New Netherland and in return recieved a large grant and other special privliges patroon
King Charles 2's brother Duke of York
a colony with a single owner proprietary colony
Quaker and also founded Pannsylvania William Penn
a person who belived all people should live in peace and harmony; accepted different religions and ethnic groups Quaker
a colony ruled by governers appointed by a king royal colony
founded Georgia James Oglethorpe
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