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1

What was Maryland intended to be?

Catholic refuge

2

What did Lord Baltimore govern as?

An absentee proprietor

3

Though it was created to be a Catholic refuge, what did Maryland end up being?

Protestant majority

4

What was religious freedom for Puritans?

Absolutely no tolerance for other religions

5

What was the Toleration Act passed to do?

Relieve religious tension between Catholics and Protestants

6

What did the booming tobacco industry and the head right system use?

Indentured servants

7

What shaped the Chesapeake society

Tobacco production

8

Why did widows in the Chesapeake have more economic power than elsewhere?

Husbands often willed complete control of estate to their wives

9

What were the main Indian relations with?

Powhatan

10

After Bacons Rebellion, what became abundant?

Racial slavery; more rights for white people but not for non-whites

11

What was the first proprietary colony?

Maryland