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Unit 4 History NCs

History Notecards for Unit 4

Joint Stock Company a bussiness formed by a group of people jointly made an investmentand share the profits and losses
Starving Time A winter when disease and and famine struck the colony in Jamestown
Authority power, right to rule
Headright System colonists who paid their own way to Virginia received 50 acres of land
Indentured Servant a colonist who received free passage to North America in exchage for working without pay for a certain number of years
Factor cause
Bacon's Rebellion an attack led by Nathaniel Bacon against American Indians and the colonial goverment in Virginia
Religious Persecution A separation of England from the Roman Catholic Church
Refuge escape
Royal Colony a govener chosen by the king
Propiertary Colony a colony's owners controlled the goverment
Slave Codes laws to control slaves
Toleration Act of 1649 the bill that made it a crime to restrict the religious rights of Christians
Representive Goverment elected indivisuals to represent the citizens
Middle Passage a voyage that brought enslaved Africans across the Alantic Ocean to North America and the West Indies
African Diaspora Enslaved Africans were sent all across the new world
Triangular Trade trading networks in which goods and slvaes moved among England, the American colonies, and Africa
Created by: Camkella