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A system that allowed powerful nations of Europe to accumulate wealth from New World colonies

Mercantilism

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crops grown primarily fro profit

cash crops

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slaves who agreed to work for a landowner for 4-7 years for food/home

Indentured servants

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state allowing different forms of worship

Separation of church and state

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A town in Virginia, founded in 1607, was the first successful colony in America

Jamestown

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boarded mayflower, landed and founded Massachussets in 1630

Pilgrims

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persecuted those who believed in something other than what was taught in the Church of England

Puritans

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slaves become property of land owners and are not paid for their labor

plantation system

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settled in PA in 1862 under their leader, William Pen

Quakers

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religious group that found MD as a havem

Catholics

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People who did not agree with the church of England

Religious Dissenter

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High taxes and low tobacco prices caused resentment in the colony. Bacon and his men burned Jamestown in what became known as..

Bacon's Rebellion

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male landowning residents in New England would hold these, one of the earliest forms of democracies

Town Meetings

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of 1962, in MA caused 19(women mostly) to be hung because their behavior didn't conform to religious/ political convention

Salem Witch Trials

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In mid-1700s this was very big, where religious leaders preached to those who needed a spiritual rebirth

First Great Awakening

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New England colonies

MA, CT, NH, RI`

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Middle Colonies

NY, NJ, PA, DE

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Southern Colonies

SC, NC, GA, VA, MD

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Middle Colonies

-good relationship with Native Americans
- religious toleration(Quakes came for religious freedom)
- most diverse colony
-transportation of goods with rivers
-cash crops- farm for $$

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New England Colonies

-terrible rocky soil & harsh weather
- depended on fishing, lumber, fur trade and metal work to nourish economy
-luxury goods from England
-sold goods to other colonies & England
-sold slaves to Southern Colonies
-people grew their own food

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Southern Colonies

-First english colonists settled in Jamestown, VA
-wanted to find gold for quick $$$
-^failed and abandoned Jamestown
-John Rolfe discovered tobacco growing
-Tobacco & rice became major cash crops
-cash crops grown on huge plantations and tons of workers
-slaves and indentured servants did this work^
-small amt of people had large land
-religion wasn't a big deal
-1619 House of Burgesses (first ex of Representative gov)