Flashcards in Colonial America Deck (80):
List The Chesapeake Colonies
List the New England Colonies
List the Middle Colonies
Harvard College was founded in 1636 to train ministers for which of the following churches?
Which Crop provided the foundation for the economy of 17th century Virginia?
Representative self-government in British North America was first demonstrated in the?
Virginia House of Burgesses
Georgia was founded primary as a?
Buffer between Florida and the Carolina
Who's the father of Tobacco
What were Problems that Indians faced during the Anglo Pow War
What was the Act of Toleration and where was it pass?
Guarantee toleration for all Christians and passed in Maryland
What was the Dominion of New England?
Imposed by London Government that install Edmund Andron as government to boost colonial defense and enforce Navigation Laws
What were the Navigation Laws?
Limited American trade exclusively to Britain
What was a commitment that the Puritans of Massachusetts Bay brought from England?
Honoring the independence of each town
In Puritan New England the state supported the Congregational church by all of the following means EXCEPT?
c.enforcing compulsory attendance at services
d.taxing residents to finance churches
e.establishing colleges to train ministers
The Two largest European groups of non-English who came to British America during the eighteenth century prior to the American Revoloution?
Scotch-Irish and The Germans
What was Anne Hutchison belief that brought her to trail by the Puritans?
The "elect" do not need to obey the laws of the colony
Who founded Rhode Island?
What's the "Great Migration"?
Puritans escape England and go to the West Indies
Who said "We Shall be as a City on a Hill"?
What were Blue Laws?
Regulations on public affections
What was the 1st example of a constitution?
Fundamental Orders in Connecticutt
What was the New England Confederation? When was it formed?
Created by colonist for protection from Indians,French,Dutch
Early example of colonial unity
Who founded New York?
Dutch West Indian Co.
Who founded Pennsylvania?
Who was the first anti-slavery society?
The Quakers of Pennsylvania
What is the +10/-10 concept?
Life expectancy grew in New England and lower in the Chesepeake
Explain the Head-right System?
If you paid for the fare of an Indenture Servant you got 50 acres of land for each
What resulted from the head-right system?
When was Bacon's Rebellion?
When was Harvard established?
When was William & Mary established?
What resulted because of Bacon's Rebellion?
Plantation owners looked for less trouble some labore
What was Bacon's Rebellion?
A rebellion of many indentured servants who were angry towards Governor Berkley
What was the cause of Bacon's Rebellion?
The governor incompetent to respond to Indian attacks
Who lead Bacon's Rebellion?
What was the Mayflower Compact?
Simple agreement drew up by the leaders of the Mayflower in which the Majority would rule
What was the 1st Great Awakening?
A religious revival
What was the 1st American Mass Movement?
1st Great Awakening
When was the 1st Great Awakening?
When and What resulted from the John Peter Zenger Case?
Establishes the basics for the freedom of the Press
During the 17th century the Chesapeake region population grew mostly due to?
Immigration from England
During the 1st half of the 17th century the Largest number of workers in the South were?
All of the following are traits of 17th century New England society except?
A.entire families migrated together
B.average life expectancy was less than 30yrs
C.population grew due to natural reproduction
D.early marriages led to large families
Which colony was established by James Oglethorpe?
Which colony was established as a debtor colony?
Which colony relied on Rice as their stable crop?
What was the purpose of the Puritan's Half-Way Conventant?
Offer church membership to people who were not yet members of the 'elect'
The Scots-Irish colonists were committed to which church?
The Presbyterian Church
What was the primary motive of those who founded Virginia?
Economic gain and riches
What did John Winthrop mean when he wrote that 'we shall be as a city upon a hill, the eyes of all people are upon us'?
God would reward the Puritans for building a godly society
What are Joint-Stock Company?
Many people invest and pool in rewards
First American Settlement?
The guarantee that English settlers in the New World would retain the "rights of Englishmen" proved to be?
An empty promise
Lord De La Ware took control of Jamestown in 1610 and imposed?
Harsh military regime on the colony (Irish Tactics)
What Resulted of the Second Anglo Powhatan War in 1644?
An end to any chance of assimilating the native people into Virginia Society
African Slaves were few because?
They were too expensive and could die
What was a major reason for the founding of Maryland colony in 1634?
To create a refuge for the Catholics
What were the Barbados Slave Codes of 1661?
Rules in the West Indies that took most fundamental rights away from African Slaves
The colony of South Carolina prospered because?
It developed close economic ties with the British West Indies
What was the busiest seaport in the southern colonies?
The Chesapeake colonies were all similar in the sense that?
They were all economically dependent on the export of a stable crop
In the Puritans doctrine the "elect" were also referred as
The Mayflower Compact can be best described as
A promising step toward genuine self-government
The Historical significance of the Pilgrims of Plymouth Bay lies in their
Unique charter, which permitted self-government
Among the Puritans it was understood that
The purpose of government was to enforce God's Laws
King Philip's War resulted in
The lasting defeat of New England's Indians
What was the reason of the New England Confederation?
To bolster colonial defense and enforce navigation laws
The Chesapeake got most of their labor from
White Indentured Servants
Who supported Bacon's Rebellion?
Ex-Indentured Servants and young men frustrated by their inability to acquire land
What is the Middle Passage
The Ocean voyage for African Americans to America
The New England family can be best described as
A very stable instittuiotion
What was the leading industry in American Colonies?
Education was most promoted in?
The fight between France and Britain for control of North American continent sprang from their rivalry for control of
The Ohio River Valley
Who led the "King Phillips War" in 1675?
Metacom (King Philip) Indian
What was said in the Antinomianism Doctirne?
If truly member of the elite then you can't change destiny
Who wrote the Doctrine of Predistination?
Who founded Maryland?
% of people in colonial America that lived in rural area?