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29 Cards in this Set

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Virginia-Maryland bay area, site of the earliest colonial settlements
Primary source of labor in early southern colonies until the 1680's
Indentured Servants
Person who led poor former identured servants and frontiersmen on a rampage against Indians and colonial government
Nathaniel Bacon
Individual driven from Jamestown who eventually crushed those responsible and wreaked cruel revenge
Governor Berkely
Organization whose loss of the slave trade monopoly in 1698 led to free enterprise expansion of the business
Royal African Company
Exp for which human beings were branded and chained, and which only 80% survived
Middle Passage
West African religious rite retained by African Americans in which participants responded to the shouts of a preacther
Major middle-colonies rebellion that resulted in the thirty-three deaths
NYC slave revolt of 1712
Some of the FFVs who controlled the House of Burgesses
Less, Fitzhughs & Washingtons
A MA governor with twenty-six brothers and sisters
William Phips
The oldest college in American, which reflected Puritan commitment to an educated ministry
Founded in 1693 the oldest college in the South
Willam and Mary
Helped earase the earlier Puritan distinction between the converted "elect" and other members of society
Half-Way Covenant
Phenomena started by adolescent girls accusations that ended with the deaths of 20 people
Salem Witch Trials
Small New York revolt of 1689-1691 that relected class antagonism between landlords and merchants
Leisler's Rebellion
Small payment of goods or land given to indentured servants at the end of their term
Freedom Dues
American colony that was home to the Newport slave market and many slave traders
Rhode Island
English company that lost its monopoly on the slave trade in 1698
Royal African Company
African-American dialect that blended English with Yoruba, Ibo and Hausa
Formula devised by the Puritan ministers in 1662 to offer partial church membership to people who had not experienced conversion
1/2 Covenant
to ward off, fend off, deflect
a defensive movement in fencing
Preying on, plundering
To destroy, lay waste;
ruinous damage, destruction
a way of holding the body
Showy and Flashy but lacking in a good taste
A person who switches to an opposing side or party
Not putting on airs, unpretentious; modest
T roll about in a lazy clumsy or helpless wat.
A wet, muddy or dusty area used by animals as a sort of a bath
To move to and fro, become unsteady