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Corporate Colony

A colony that is controlled by a company

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Royal Colony

A colony that is controlled by a king or queen

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Proprietary Colony

A colony that is controlled by one person or a group of people

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House of Burgess

First elected legislature in the English colonies - in Virginia

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Debtor

A person who owes money

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Cash Crop

Crops that are sold for profit

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Barter

To exchange goods or services for other goods or services without using money.

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Quakers

A religious group that believed in equality for all, settled Pennsylvania

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Puritans

A religious group that wanted purify the Church of England - settled Massachusetts official name was Congregationalists

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Charter

Document granting the right to settle a colony

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Anglican

Official christian religion of England that places the king as the head of the church.

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Indentured Servant

A person who agreed to work for 4-7 years in exchange for passage to the New World

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Slave

A person who is either forced or is born into seritude for life and who does not have any rights.

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Mercantilism

economic system of trade that spanned from 16th century to 18th century and based on the idea that a nation's wealth and power were best served by increasing exports and so involved increasing trade.

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Mayflower Compact

A document stating the laws that would be followed in Plymouth - first time men agree to govern themselves.

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Maryland Act of Religious Toleration

A law that guaranteed all christian religions the right to worship freely

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Fundamental Orders of CT

1st written constitution in the English colonies

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When was Roanoke founded?

Founded 1585

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Where was Roanoke founded?

Island off the coast of North Carolina

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Who founded Roanoke?

Founded by Sir Walter Raleigh

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What year was Roanoke forced to leave?

1586

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why was Roanoke forced to leave?

Colonist be headed Native Chief Wingina

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What year did Roanoke return?

1587 (governor was john white)

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What year did white return?

1590

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What happen when white returned?

Everyone was gone "CROATOAN," engraved on a tree

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When was Jamestown founded

1610

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Who was Jamestown first governor?

John Smith first governor

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How many colonist were there originally in Jamestown?

144

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What colony type was Jamestown?

Corporate colony,Virginia Company of London

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What year did the first Africans arrive in colonies?

1619

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What did they grow?

Grew tobacco & later cotton

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What is the government called?

House of Burgesses (Representative form of government)

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When was the House of Burgesses established?

July 1619

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What were Local Native tribe called?

Powhatans

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who did the Powhatans fight with?

fought with colonists

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When was Plymouth founded?

1620

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Who created Plymouth?

Pilgrims/Separatists/Puritans/Congregationalists

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What was plymouth colony?

Corporate Company-Plymouth Company of London

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What did plymouth create?

Created Mayflower Compact

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What did the government agree to do?

Agreed to work together and make laws together

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What were the local tribe in plymouth?

Wampanoags,Leader Massasoit,/Samoset,Squanto taught colonists how to survive

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When was the Massachusetts Bay Colony created?

1630

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Who was the governor of massachusetts bay?

Governor John Winthrop (Wrote speech "A Modell of Christian Charity""A city upon a hill")

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When was Phillidiaplia founded?

1632

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What colony was philidiaplia?

Proprietary Colony

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Who the land given too?

Land granted to Sir William Penn

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Who was it mostly settled by?

Quakers

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What does the government have?

elected council,Penn and his sons inherited the title of governor " Concessions to the Province of Pennsylvania, 1681",Determined land distribution rules for dealing native tribes,"Pennsylvania Charter of Privileges, 1701",Identified rights of the colonists

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What were phillidiaplia local tribe?

Delaware /"The walking Purchase"

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First colony to abolish slaver was?

"Gradual Abolition of Slavery Act 1780"

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When was St. Mary founded?

1634

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Who was Maryland founded by?

Lord Baltimore

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What was Maryland created for?

Created for Catholics

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"The Act of Toleration 1649"

granted permission worship & legal protection for Catholics/Protestants

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When was Providence founded?

1636

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Who was Providence founded by?

Roger Williams

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Which colony offer complete religious freedom?

Rhode Island

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When was Savannah founded?

1773

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Who founded Savannah?

James Oglethorpe

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What colony is Georgia?

debtor colony

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What is a example of debtor colony?

People who owed money sent their to work it off

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What is New England colonies based on?

Economy based on fishing, ship building, and trade/Land with rocking soil/Mountainous

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What states are in the New England colony?

Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Connecticut, Rhode Island

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What is the middle colonies based on?

Economy based on farming and the fur trade/Fertile flat land

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What states are in the middle colony?

New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware

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What is the southern colonies based on?

cash crops and plantation style farming/Fertile land/Flat open lands

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What states are in the southern colony?

Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia

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whats the order the colonies were founded in

1, roanoke 2, jamestown 3, plymouth 4, pennsylvania 5, carolina 6, georgia

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