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Sir Walter Raleigh
1853, authorized by Elizabeth I to establish a colony. failed at Roanoke Island
not important
Roanoke
1st settlement of North America by the English...dissappeared
Sir Walter Raleigh
Jamestown
1607 Viginia. established by Jown Smith. 1st permanent settlement in the New World. in honor of king James I
settlement
Pocahontas
Indian princess of Chief Powhattan. survival of Jamestown- food/Indian informer
Jamestown
Capt John Smith
led/saved Jamestown colony 1608
Jamestown
James Olgethorpe
humanitarian propreitor. founed Georgia (13th colony)
13th colony
House of Burgesses
1619. 1st elected legisalture in the colonies. composed of 2 reps from each plantation. reps met w/ governor and council to frame laws for Virginia
spirit of Independence in 17th Century
Lord Baltimore
English Catholic. made MAryland catholic haven in 1632
Catholic
Maryland's Act of Toleration
1649. freedom of worship for all Xtians in Maryland to keep peace b/t Protestants and Catholics
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Royal Colony
colony financed and run by king og England. king = royal governor of each colony
Charter/Joint Stock Colony
Colony owned and maintained and govt decided by stockholders
Propriertorship
Colony given to a wealthy person. chose govt and made laws