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Chapter 3 Vocab im

joint-stock company They were backed by investors ,people who put money into a project to earn profits.
charter a written contract issued by a goverment giving the holder the right to establish a colony
Jamestown The first permanent English settlement:named after King James.
John Smith a soldier and adventurer who took charge and forced the colonists to work in Jamestown
indentured servant men and women sold their labor to the person who paid their passage to Jamestown
House of Burgesses First representative assembly in the american colonies
Bacon's Rebellion Governor Berkeley refused to approve a war against the native americans to seize the land for tobacco plantations which Natahaniel Bacon demanded:This started the Bacon's Rebellion
Pilgrims a separatist group that rejected England's official church
Mayflower Compact men aboard the mayflower who signed a contract in which they vowed to obey laws agreed upon for the good colony
Puritans religious group that left england to escape bad treatment by king james and wanted to puify the church of englands practices
Great migration when puritans left england for america to found new settlements around the world
Fundamental orders of connecticut extended voting rights to non-church members,limited the power of the goverment,and expanded the idea of representative government
Roger Williams minister is salem miassachusttes who founded the first baptist church in america
Anne Hutchinson challenged church authority and beleived a person could worship god without a church minister or bible
King phillip's war when the puritans fought a war with the native americans
Peter Stuyvesant governor of the dutch colony of New Netherland
patroon a person who brought 50 settlers to New Netherland
Duke of York the brother of king Charles 2 ;owner of New York
proprietary colony a colony with a single owner
William Penn founded Pennsylvania
Quaker welcomes different religions and ethnic groups
royal colony a colony rules by governors appointed by a king
James Oglethorpe founded georgia as a refuge for debters
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