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William Penn
founded Pennsilvania, recieved charter from Charles 2. Safe place for Quakers.
John Winthrop
first governer of the Massachusetts Bay Colony
James Ogelthorpe
got a charter for the colony of Georgia, and made it a refuge for unemployed debtors just released from prison. Outlawed slavery in Georgia thus, it would dissuade rich people from comming.
Anne Hutchingson
exlied from the Massachusetts Bay Colony because of her religious beliefs
Thomas Hooker
left the Massachusetts Bay Colony with his followers to found Connecticut. "father of democracy". Founded the Fundemental Orders of Connecticut
Roger Williams
banned from the Massachusetts Bay Colony because he supported religious toleration and the rights of Native Americans, he founded Providense with his followers and later got a charter and made New Hampshire.
Cecilius Calvert (Lord Baltimore)
Calvert recieved a charter from King Charles to make a colony. Calvert intended the colony to be a refuge for many English Catholics, he named it Maryland.
Great Migration
a mass migration of 40 thousand people moving from England to the Colonies
"The Holy Experiment"
is when William Penn tried to make a refuge for Quakers and make a colony with religious tolerance and have eqality. Is one of the examples of self-government.
Dissenters
people who disagree with official opinions
Catholics (Maryland)
seeked refuge in Maryland because of relegious persecution
Toleraion Act of 1649
a law that made resticting religious right of Christians a crime. first law in America that supported religious toleration, writen by Lord Baltimore
Puritans
a protestant group wanted to purify the church of England, they thought that the Bishops and priest had to much power over the the church members
Quakers
Society of Friends, largest religious groups in New Jersey, belived everyone had an inner-light and practiced religious tolerance, and non-violence for all peoples. Thus, were persecuted in both England and in the American Colonies, (except Pennsilvania)
Parliament
England's nation legislature, or lawmaking body, is made up of two houses or groups (bicameral legislature)
Fundamental Orders of Connecticut
a set of rules that made Connecticut more democratic, allowed males who where not church members to vote
Conformity
The act or state of agreeing or conforming
Representative Government
a system in which people elect their lawmakers (representatives), who are then held accountable to them for their activity within government. a rebuplicanism
Toleration
Official recognition of the rights of individuals and groups to hold dissenting opinions, especially on religion
Pacifism
opposition to war or violence as a means of settling disputes, bieng peaceful
Social Outcasts
One that has been excluded from a society or system, the worst punishment in a Puritan life, where some of the first accused witches in the Salem Witch trials
Assemblies
A group of persons gathered together for a common reason, as for a legislative, religious, educational, or social purpose
Town Meetings
a gatherig open to the public to disucc commuinty issues, such as school fees, ownership and use of unsettled lands
Governors
someone who governs over a town, colony
New England Colonies
Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island
4 colonies
Middle Colonies
New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York and Delaware
4 colonies
Southern Colonies
Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia
7 colonies