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One who wanted to purify the Church of England of all catholic rituals. They were persecuted for this, went to war with the king, chopped off Charles the first's head. They left to avoid persecution

Puritans

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Farming just enough food for your family to live on

Subsistence Farming

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They wanted to leave the church and start a separate church to form their own religion. Voluntarily left England

Pilgrims or Separatists

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People selected from New England to be a part of the town meetings. They had to be a member of the church to be elected

Selectmen

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Large farm where cash crops were grown that are labor intensive like rice, tobacco, and eventually cotton

Plantations

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A colony owner by its leaders (people who finance the colony)

Proprietary colony

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The idea that a country's power depends on its wealth

Mercantilism

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Business people who risked their money buying land, equipment, and supplies then selling them to the new immigrants for profit

Entrepreneurs

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The belief that is against war and violence

Pacifism

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Skilled workers who knew how to manufacture various goods. They included carpenters, masons, coopers, iron and silversmiths, glassmakers, bakers, seamstresses, shoemakers, and may tradespeople

Artisans

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The planter elite; wealthy landowners

Gentry

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Large public meetings for preaching and prayer

Revivals

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Settlers bought a share in the company or paid for their passage were granted 50 acres of land. They were given 50 more acres for each family member over 15 and for each servant they transported to Virginia

Headrights

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Representatives from the First Assembly

Burgesses

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Barrel Makers

Cooper

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