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22 Cards in this Set

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owned by a group of investorsand run through a corporation
owned by single individuals
Proprietary/Royal/Self-governing colonies
trade, shipping, small farms, town meetings, strong religion, cities
New England
Livestock, hunting, small farms, diversity in economy, tolerance
Middle Colonies
Plantations, single cash crops, tobacco, slavery, few cities
Southern Colonies
first permenant settlementhere in 1607
representative assembly in 1619
House of Burgesses
the use of slavery and indentured servants to run plantations
Plantation System
economic policy that placed the colonists trade profits in the hands of England
people that paid their debts/passage to new world by working for a master-usually seven years
Indentured Servants
first slaves to North America arrived in Jamestown in 1619, not widespread because of the lack of need for slaves
Journey between Africa and New World for slaves
Middle Passage
system of trade between England, North America and, Africa
Triangular Trade Route
puritans that left England to practice their religion in New England
persecuted in England because they wanted the church of England to be "purified" of catholic rituals
establishment of a representative assembly in Connecticut
Fundamental Orders of Connecticut
meetings of public order to take citizen opinion of government procedures
Town Meetings
execution of those accused of witchcraft in Massachusetts example of restriction of religious freedom
Salem Witch Trials
those people with different religious ideas were not accepted in colonial New England
Religious Dissenters
Religious group in Pennsylvania led by William Penn who believed in equality, tolerance, and pacifism
persecuted in some colonies, accepted in middle colonies and Maryland
many different tribes that struggled with english settlers for land
American Indian