Flashcards in Chapter 3 Deck (17):
a planter who led a rebellion with one thousand other Virginians in 1676; the rebels were mostly frontiersmen forced toward the backcountry in search of fertile land
This prominent New England clergyman helped bring the Salem witchcraft trials to a close.
He was the royal governor of the Dominion of New England. Colonists resented his enforcement of the Navigation Acts and the attempt to abolish the colonial assembly.
German immigrant who became governor of New York from 1688 to 1691 before being hanged for treason. He was later exonerated of all charges.
He was the governor of Maryland, and is best known for leading a rebellion that overthrew Maryland's colonial government in 1689. He gathered an army, captured the proprietary governor, and then took grievances to authorities in England
laws that attempt to regulate habits of consumption
1650 laws that required among other things that all goods to and from the colonies be transported on British ships
required everything that the colonies imported to come through England first.
was a law requiring money collected in colonial ports to be equal to english customs durties (it was part of the navigation acts)
A Puritan church document; In 1662, it allowed partial membership rights to persons not yet converted into the Puritan church; It lessened the difference between the "elect" members of the church from the regular members; Women soon made up a larger portion of Puritan congregations.
An economic policy under which nations sought to increase their wealth and power by obtaining large amounts of gold and silver and by selling more goods than they bought
an item of personal, movable property; slave
Salem Witchcraft Trials
trials in Salem Massachusetts in 1691, that led to the deaths of twenty people after young girls charged people with practicing witchcraft.
goods that were allowed to be exported had to stop in England for a tax before continuing on
An article of personal property as distinguished from real property
person who agreed to work for a colonial employer for a specified time in exchange for passage to america.