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Regulator movement

(1768-1771) eventually violent uprising of backcountry settlers in North Carolina against unfair taxation in the control of colonial affairs by the seaboard elect
-eastern domination

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New York slave revolt

(1712) uprising of approximately 12 dozen enslaved Africans that resulted in the death of nine Whites and the brutal execution of 21 blacks

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South Carolina slave revolt

(1739) uprising, also known as the Stono rebellion, of more than 50 South Carolina blacks along the Stono River
-Stone river

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Triangular trade

Exchange of rum, slaves and molasses between the North American colonies Africa and the west Indies
-very profitable

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Arminianism

Believe that salvation is offered to all humans but is conditional on acceptance of God's grace
-threatening to the Calvinist doctrine and predestination

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Great awakening

(1730s-1740s) religious revival that swept the colonies
-started with Jonathan Edwards
-The first spontaneous mass movement of the American people

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Old lights

Orthodox clergymen who rejected the emotionalism of the great awakening in favor of a more rational spirituality

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New lights

Ministers who took part in the revivalist, emotes religious tradition pioneered by George Whitefield during the great awakening

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Poor Richards almanack

(1732-1758) widely read annual pamphlets edited by Benjamin Franklin

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Zengar trial

(1734-1735) New York libel case against John peters zenger
-public officials could not be prosecuted as libel

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Royal colonies

Colonies where the governors were appointed directly from the king

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Proprietary colonies

Maryland, Pennsylvania, Delaware-under the control of local proprietors, who appointed colonial governors

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Paxton boys

(1764) armed march on Philadelphia by Scott Irish frontier men in protest against quaker establishments
-lenient policies toward Native Americans