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Bacon's Rebellion:
Attack headed by Nathaniel Bacon in opposition to American Indians and Virginia's colonial government
Convenant:
Sanctified agreement
Dissenters:
Individuals who differ with political or religous opinions
1)Fundamental Orders of Connecticut:
2)Toleration Act of 1649:
1-Set of principles outlining the authority of colonial government
2-A law established in Maryland that made limiting the rights of Christians a crime; first American law assuring religous freedom
Great Migration:
Large migrationof thousands of English citizens out of England, that occured between 1629 and 1640
Headright:
A system established by the London Colony in 1618 that provided 50 acres of land to colonists who paid their own way to Virginia, in addition to 50 acres more for every extra person brought over
House Burgesses:
Elected assembly of colonial Virginia
Immigrants:
Individuals who depart from their homelands and relocate to other countries
Indentured Servants:
Colonists who were given passage to North America at no cost in return for working for those who paid their passage for a certain number of years
1)The Mayflower Compact:
2)Pilgrims:
1-Legal contract written by the Pilgrims to list the basic laws and social regulations for their colony
Powhatan Confederacy:
Algonquian Indians alliance under the direction of thei leader Wahunsonacock
Proprietors:
Owners
1)Puritans:
2)Quakers:
1-Protestants who wanted to transform the Church of England
2-Protestant sect that thought that salvation was obtainable by all people
1)Sect:
2)Town Meetings:
1-A religous group
2-Political meetings, at which individuals make judgement on local issues
Seperatists:
Extreme group of protestants that wanted to sever all relations to the Church of England