Flashcards in Unit 1 - Quiz 3 Deck (15)
What is the Great Migration?
The migration of thousands of Englishmen to America
Why did the Pilgrims leave England?
Religious freedom and economic opportunity
What was the name of the first successful English colony?
What colony was known as the "Lost Colony"?
What is the "Old Deluder Law"?
The Law in 1647 that said that towns had to maintain schools and that they had to study the Bible in school
What was the name of the two English companies that were given royal charters in the Charter of 1606?
London Company and Plymouth Company
What colony did the Pilgrims settle?
What happened in Massachusetts - where 19 people were hanged to death for witchcraft? Give the name
Salem Witch Trials
What is the name of the document that was created by the Pilgrims to establish a self-governing colony?
What product made the Jamestown colony successful?
Why is the Roanoke Colony known as the "Lost Colony"?
Some people from the colony went back to England to get more supplies - when they returned the people left behind were no longer there.
What is the significance of Thomas Hooker and Roger Williams religious dissent?
They each created their own new colony:
Rhode Island - Roger Williams
Connecticut - Thomas Hooker
What were they trying to create in the Massachusetts Bay Colony that the rest of the world should follow?
Utopian society (the ideal colony)
What is the significance of the defeat of the Spanish-Armada?
England had the BEST navy at the time