Flashcards in Ch 6 Deck (16):
Define Slave Trade
Business of buying and selling human beings
Roger Williams founded the colony of ____________ _____________ because he wanted a colony where _______________________________________
Rhode Island... people could worship freely and government was
separate from church
Who was Thomas Hooker?
Thomas Hooker was a minister that formed the colony of Connecticut because he wanted a community where all men could vote, not just the men in church.
List the New England colonies
Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut
List the southern colonies
Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia
List the middle colonies
New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware
When was the Massachusetts Bay colony established?
What was the Great Awakening?
Exciting ministers inspired colonists to become more religious
Which colonies had the best land and climate for farming?
The southern colonies
What did the middle colonies use to move crops from town to town?
The long, wide rivers
What affect did glaciers have on land in the colonies?
Glaciers pushed soil from New England to the Middle colonies.
True or False
All men in the Massachusetts Bay colony could vote.
False, only men who owned property could vote
Why was Roger Williams banished from the Massachusetts Bay colony?
Williams was banished because of his views that people could worship freely and government was separate from church
Who fought and won King Phillips War?
King Phillips War was between Metacomet (King Phillip)-Wampanoag and New England Colonists. Colonists won because they had better weapons and more soldiers. After the war very few American Indians remained in the region
Name some important resources from the new England colonies
Wood-ships; fish- cod; whale- oil