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Privy Council
Kings Principal Advisors
Parliament
The lawmaking body of England the consisted of the King and/or Queen, House of Lords, and House of Commons, which managed finances. They passed laws that applied to the colonies.
Governer
The head of each colony
Assemblies
Elected bodies that made local laws.
Legislatures
Very similar to the assemblies.
Town Meetings
Meetings in New England where the people gathered and settled local issues.
County Courts
They control the town and oversaw local matters.
Justices of the Peace
Cheif officals of the County Courts.
Dominion of New England
A group of unified colonies created by King James.
Glorious Revolution
Parliment Invited Jame's daughter Mary and her husband William to become joint rulers of England. The revolution was won without a shot being fired and William and Mary took the throne.
Favorable Balance of Trade
England must sell more than it bought.
Navigation Acts
The laws that governed trade between England and the Colinies
Enumerated Articles
The products that the colinies could sell within the British Empire
King Williams War
The First colonial conflict.
1689-1697
Schenectady
A town in Ney York attacked by the French and Indians during King Williams War
Queen Anne's War
Second Colonial Conflict
1702-1713
Deerfield
Town in Massachusetts destroyed by Indians in Queen Anne's War
King Georges War
Third Colonial Conflict
1744-1748
Fort Pitt
Was originaly Fort Duquesne owned by the French but it was captured by the British in 1758 during the French and Indian War and renamed Fort Pitt. Now Pittsburg is on the site.
Seven Years War
What Europe called the French and Indian War
Pontiacs Rebellion
The British placed 6,000 soldiers in the land won from the French and closed the Entire region to settlers.
Proclamation of 1763
The decision to close the west off to settlers and keep people from buying Indian Lands.