Study Guide 1, Pt1. Essay

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Terms: 1. Bering strait- a strait between Alaska and the Russian Federation in Asia, connecting the Bering Sea and the Arctic Ocean 2. Primogeniture- the state of being the firstborn child. 3. Charter- a document issued by a government that gives rights to a person or group 4. Mayflower compact- an agreement to establish a government, entered into by the Pilgrims in the cabin of the Mayflower. 5. Indentured servant- a person who came to America and was placed under contract to work for another over a period of time 6. Apprenticeship- a person who works for another in order to learn a trade 7. Jamestown- a village in E Virginia: first permanent English settlement in North America 1607 8. Martin Luther- was a …show more content…
18. Ferdinand and Isabella- A king and queen of Spain in the late fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries. 19. English Bill of Rights- An Act Declaring the Rights and Liberties of the Subject and Settling the Succession of the Crown 20. Captain John Smith- English explorer who helped found the colony at Jamestown, Virginia; was said to have been saved by Pocahontas 21. John Rolfe- was one of the early English settlers of North America. He is credited with the first successful cultivation of tobacco as an export crop in the Colony of Virginia and is known as the husband of Pocahontas, daughter of the chief of the Powhatan Confederacy. 22. Roanoke- Long before Jamestown and Plymouth were settled, the island played host to the first English-speaking colonists in America. 23. Plymouth- In 1620 it was the scene of the Pilgrim Fathers' departure to North America in the Mayflower. 24. Roger Williams- English clergyman and colonist who was expelled from Massachusetts for criticizing Puritanism; he founded Providence in 1636 and obtained a royal charter for Rhode Island. 25. Anne Hutchinson- Puritan spiritual adviser, mother of 15, and an important participant in the Antinomian Controversy that shook the infant Massachusetts Bay Colony from 1636 to 1638. 26. Governor Dinwiddie- British colonial administrator who helped precipitate the French and Indian War while

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