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land bridge (Berengia) connected...
Siberia and Alaska
Marco Polo
traveled for 17 years
mercantilism
"colonies exist for good mother country"
Roanoke
"the lost colony"
John Smith
governer of Jamestown
Plymouth, Mass.
pilgrams
Jamestown
first successful colony
John Rolfe
saved Jamestown with tobacco crop
Mayflower Compact
agreement to make laws and meet periodically; 1st participatory gov't
Mass.
puritans; settlers vote
Rhode Island and Roger Williams
freedom
Pennsylvania
quakers--society of friends
Georgia and James Oglethorpe
buffer coloney--slowed down spanish
Navigation Acts
-all colonial trade MUST be done on Eng. ships
-colonists must import ONLY from England
-certain colonial cash crops MUST go to Eng.
The Middle Passage
journey for slave boats from Africa to America (slaves, gold, rum)
Great Awakening
people had turned away from God, preachers came in to try to revive Christianity
better name for "French and Indian War"
French and Native american vs. the Britich and Native American
Ben Franklin
-feared French power, desired unity
-THE ALBANY OF UNION (seed of union)
Pontiacs Rebellion
Ottawa Chief Pontiac led attacks in Ohio Terr.
-British scared
Sugar Act
3 penny per gallon tax on molasses imports