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Chapter 3 Vocab KL

Chapter 3 Vocab

Companies that were backed by investors, people who put money into a project to earn profits. joint-stock companies
A written contract, that was issued by a government, which gave the holder the right to a establish a colony. charter
The first permanent English settlement and it was named after King James. Jamestown
People who could not afford passage into America sold their labor to someone who would pay for their passage into the country. John Smith
People who could not afford passage into America sold their labor to someone who would pay for their passage into the country. indentured servant
The first representative assembly in the American colonies. House of Burgesses
A rebellion against Governor Berkeley's favoritism and high taxes. Bacon's Rebellion
A Separatists group that traveled to America to escape King James. The King tormented them because they rejected England's official church. Pilgrims
An agreement signed by the members of the Mayflower that made them follow laws that they agreed upon. Mayflower Compact
A religious group that traveled to America to escape King James and purify the English Church. Puritans
The mass movement of Puritan families to the Americas. Great Migration
A constitution written by Thomas Hooker and his Puritan congregation for their Connecticut colony. Fundamental Orders of Connecticut
A minister from Salem, Massachusetts who founded the first Baptist Church in America. Roger Williams
A women who believed that a person could worship god without a church, a minister, and a bible. She was put on trial and forced to leave Massachusetts. Anne Hutchinson
A war that was fought between the Puritans and the Native Americans in 1675 and 1676. King Philip's War
The governor of New Amsterdam that quickly lost the support of the Dutch colonists. Peter Stuyvesant
A person who would bring 50 settlers to New Netherand. patroon
King Charles's brother who was sent to drive the Dutch out of New Netherland. Duke of York
A colony owned by one person. proprietary colony
A wealthy land owner that founded Pennsylvania. William Penn
A person who believed that all people should live in peace and harmony. They also accepted other religions. Quaker
A colony that is rued by a governor selected by the King. royal colony
The man who founded Georgia as a refuge for debtors. James Oglethorpe
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