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What is a charter?
An official paper in which rights are given by a government
Why did the Puritans leave England?
They wanted to change some religious practices in order to make the Church of England more “pure”.
Who brought the second group of Puritans to the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1630 and served as a governor several times?
John Winthrop
What was the area called that was in the center of each Puritan village?
What happened during a town meeting?
Puritans conducted all town business
People in Massachusetts Bay Colony towns had to follow _________ beliefs
Why did Roger Williams leave the Massachusetts Bay Colony?
He thought people should be able to follow their own religious beliefs.
Why was Anne Hutchinson expelled form the Puritan Church?
She questioned the authority of the puritan ministers.
The Fundamental Orders allowed ________________ in Connecticut to elect government leaders.
land-owning males
What happened to Native Americans after King Phillip’s War?
At least 3,000 Indians died and tribes were forced of their land.
____________, ______________ was an important whaling town in New England.
New Bedford, Massachusetts
Why did whaling become important in New England towns?
Oil, made from whale blubber, was a popular source of lamp fuel.
How did England try to control colonial trade routes?
By allowing the colonies to only import and export goods to and from England and its colonies
What did the triangular trade routes connect?
England, the English colonies and Africa
What were naval stores?
Products that were used to build and repair ships.
What did John Endecott accomplish?
He led the first group of Puritans to New England
What did John Winthrop accomplish?
He led the second group of Puritans to New England
What did Roger Williams accomplish?
He was the founder of Rhode Island.
What did Thomas Hooker accomplish?
He founded Hartford, Connecticut.
How did the people of the new colonies expand the idea of freedom of speech and freedom of religion in the English colonies?
Roger Williams, Thomas Hooker, and Anne Hutchinson helped provide people with freedom of religion and gave people more power in their own government.