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What is the Great Migration?

The migration of thousands of Englishmen to America

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Why did the Pilgrims leave England?

Religious freedom and economic opportunity

2

What was the name of the first successful English colony?

Jamestown

3

What colony was known as the "Lost Colony"?

Roanoke

4

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

5

What was the name of the two English companies that were given royal charters in the Charter of 1606?

London Company and Plymouth Company

6

What colony did the Pilgrims settle?

Plymouth

7

What happened in Massachusetts - where 19 people were hanged to death for witchcraft? Give the name

Salem Witch Trials

8

What is the name of the document that was created by the Pilgrims to establish a self-governing colony?

Mayflower compact

9

What product made the Jamestown colony successful?

Tobacco

10

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.

11

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

12

What were they trying to create in the Massachusetts Bay Colony that the rest of the world should follow?

Utopian society (the ideal colony)

13

What is the significance of the defeat of the Spanish-Armada?

England had the BEST navy at the time

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Why did the king of Spain, King Phillip, send the Spanish-Armada to attack the British in 1588?

Because Queen Elizabeth knighted Sir Francis Drake (the sea dog)