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8th grade us history

chapter 3

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joint-stock company business in which investors pool their wealth in order to turn a profit
indentured servant a person who sold his/her labor in exchange for passage to America
Puritans a member of a group from England that settled the Mass. Bay Colony in 1630 and sought to reform the practices of the Church of England.
William Penn wealthy Englishman who joined Quakers. King Charles II gave him big piece of land to settle debt; Pennsylvania
Roanoke island off North Carolina; John White traveled there in 1585 and painted scenes of Native American villages
charter a written contract issued by a government giving the holder the right to establish a colony
House of Burgessess created in 1619, the first representative assembly in the American colonies
Fundamental Orders of Connecticut 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 representative government
Quaker a person who believed all people should live in peace and harmony; accepted different religions and ethnic groups
Jamestown the first permanent English settlement in North America
pilgrims a member of the group that rejected the Church of England, sailed to America, and founded the Plymouth Colony in 1620
Royal Colony a colony ruled by governors appointed by a king
John Smith English soldier and adventurer. Came to Jamestown in 1608
Mayflower Compact an agreement established by the men who sailed to America on the Mayflower, shich called for laws for the good of the colony and set forth the idea of self-government
proprietary colony a colony with a single owner
James Oglethorpe Englishman who founded Georgia as a refuge for debtors in 1732
Created by: margaretgarcia