Flashcards in Colonization Test Prep Deck (21):
Mass, Conn, Rhode Island, New Hampshire
Middle ( Mid- Atlantic)
Pennsylvania, N.Y, Del, N.J
Maryland, Virginia, N.C, S.C, Georgia
New England Geography
4 seasons, rocky soil, mountainous
New England Economy
Shipping, Trading, Whaling
New England Slaves? Why?
Not many, not much farming they aren't useful
Why New England was founded:
To avoid religious persecution
4 seasons, mix of fertile and rocky soil
Diverse- Wheat, corn, iron work, land slaves
Middle Slaves? Why?
Not many because of Quakers
Why Middle colonies were founded
Diverse money making reasons
Fertile soil, warm, mild winters
Southern Slaves? Why?
Yes. Large plantations
Why Southern colonies were founded?
Money through agriculture
What did Bacons Rebellion tell England about its colonies?
They wanted to be heard and have more land
What was the Navigation Acts?
Colonies had to trade on British ships and must trade sugar and tobacco with colonies
How did the Magna Carta impact the colonial Governments?
It put limits on the kings power and carried over to the colonies and gave people basic rights and to have a say in their government.
What was the Enlightenment?
An intellectual movement in Europe during the 18th century that led to a new view on the world
What are divine rights and natural rights?
Divine right is the belief that monarchs were given the power to rule by God, Natural rights are rights that are given to a person at birth from nature.