Flashcards in 1.4 Emergence of Colonial Societies Deck (11):
What was Maryland intended to be?
What did Lord Baltimore govern as?
An absentee proprietor
Though it was created to be a Catholic refuge, what did Maryland end up being?
What was religious freedom for Puritans?
Absolutely no tolerance for other religions
What was the Toleration Act passed to do?
Relieve religious tension between Catholics and Protestants
What did the booming tobacco industry and the head right system use?
What shaped the Chesapeake society
Why did widows in the Chesapeake have more economic power than elsewhere?
Husbands often willed complete control of estate to their wives
What were the main Indian relations with?
After Bacons Rebellion, what became abundant?
Racial slavery; more rights for white people but not for non-whites