Flashcards in Chapter 3 Deck (38):
Who established Roanoke?
Sir Walter Raleigh
What was the word left behind on Roanoke island that John White saw when he returned?
What are documents that gave rights to establish settlements from King James I?
What is a joint-stock company?
What was the first English settlement in America?
What was the settlement eslablished by the Virginia Company?
Who was the governor of Jamestown?
Captin John Smith
What was the time period called when the Powhatan stopped providing food for the colonists?
The Starving Time
What crop saved Jamestown?
Who married the daughter of Chief Powhatan, Pocahontas?
What was the legislative assembly of Jamestown?
The house of Burgesses
What was the official Church of England after the Protestant Reformation?
Who were the Protestants who wanted to reform the Anglican Church?
Who were the Protestants who wanted to leave and set up their own churches?
Who were the separatists who came to the colonies for religious freedom?
What was the name of the ship the Pilgrims came to America on?
What percentage of Pilgrims passed away after their first winter?
Who were the two people showed the Pilgrims how to grow crops and where to hunt and fish?
Squanto and Samoset
What Native American group participated in the First Thanksgiving?
Who was the first leader of the Pilgrims and wrote the book Of Plymouth Plantation?
Who was the Puritan that was the governor of the Mass. Bay Colony?
What happened during the Salem Witch Trials?
In 1690 hundreds of people were accused of witch craft in Salem. There were series of hearings and prosecution.
What city and colony did Thomas Hooker establish?
What was special about the Fundamental Orders of Connecticut?
Itnwas the first written constitution
What was the name of the colony founded by William Penn?
What religious belief did William Penn follow that was known to be tolerant of other people’s views?
That everyone is equal in gods eyes
What is a pacifist?
People who dont fight
Quakers were much more accepting of what two groups of people than others in the colonies at this time?
Native Americans and women
What was the economy of the Southern Colonies driven by?
What were indentured servants?
Laborer under contracted to an employer in exchange for their transportation
What colony was founded by George Calvert?
What law granted Maryland residents the right to worship freely?
The act of government
What is the cultural boundary between the Northern and Southern Colonies?
Mason- Dixon Line
Who led a rebellion and was called “the greatest rebel that ever was in Virginia”?
Who was the founder of the colony of Georgia?
What was the main reason for the creation of Georgia?
A buffer state
What was the colony founded in New France?