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Pilgrims

Early settlers that came off the Mayflower.

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Puritans

English reformed protestants to purify the church of england from Roamn Catholics.

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Conflict W NAs

Settlers in Indian land. More powerful and more tobacco than the Indians which created tension

4

John Smith

Brought order to the Jamestown colony but was later dismissed

5

Pocahontas

Daughter of Native cheif who married an english settler

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Puritan mentality

Depravity, Grace, Covenant, Election

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House of Burgesses

The first legislative assembally in the American Colonies

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Anne Hutchinson

Believed that only the individual can decide if he/she has grace

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Roger Williams

Believed NA's should be compensated for taking of their land

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Quakers

Biggest threat to puritans. Pacifists, Doctrine of inner light, all equal in the church

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King Phillip

tries to remove all English settlers from their land (metacom is referred to as king phillip)

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King Phillips war

Metacoms war, between Native americans and english settlers

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mercantilism

belief in the benefits of profitable trading

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indentured servatude

people sign up for it, make money, then become free

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Bacons Rebellion

Nathaniel Bacon led virginia settlers against the rule ofGov. William Berkely

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james Town

The destination where the first voyage to America arrived.