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Charter Colony
a colony that granted land to settle and trade land
Joint Stock Company
sold shares to investors to land
Protestants
followers of the Anglican Church of England
Puritans
protestants who purify all Catholic way from their ceremonies and beliefs but stay in the Anglican church
Separatists
seperate from the Anglican church to worship on their own God or beliefs
Mayflower Compact
agreeing to follow any law made by the majority before leaving the ship
Common Wealth
a self-governing political unit
How would Massachusett's common wealth separate her even more from England?
If they are a self-governing reigon then they do not need England to tell them what to do.
General COurt
the law makers, puritans who invested money in the colony
Who was the power in England
the puritans
Would the puritans be the
power in England?
Why or Why Not?
No
Because they are persecuted for being Puritans in England.
Great Migration
when over 16000 people in 1630 fled from England to America becauseof persecuted by their puritan beliefs
What does the Great Migration
predict for the future relationship between England and New England?
They are going to have a bad future because of the fact that the people that left England for America to get away from the king.
Separation of Church and Church
that the church and the state cannot tell each other what to do
How is the idea of the church and the state separation different from what England believe?
England believed in chuch and state being linked.
Patroons
owner of huge farms with tenants
Quaker
protestant reformer who believed in religious tolerance known as the "society of friends"
What other beliefs did the Quakers have?
-all people are equall
-woemen are equall to men
-would not fight in war or army
-did not pay taxes to the king
Subsistence Farming
raise or grow barely enough to eat so no cash crop at all
Cash Crop
a surplus of food that patroons grow to sell and trade for goods and money
Apprentice
a person being taught a craft or trade
Patroons
owner of huge farms with tenants
Quaker
protestant reformer who believed in religious tolerance known as the "society of friends"
What other beliefs did the Quakers have?
-all people are equall
-woemen are equall to men
-would not fight in war or army
-did not pay taxes to the king
Subsistence Farming
raise or grow barely enough to eat so no cash crop at all
Cash Crop
a surplus of food that patroons grow to sell and trade for goods and money
Apprentice
a person being taught a craft or trade