Colonial Period

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1558-1691
Some hostility between the Native Americans and the settlers diminished, through the efforts of what person?
A colony owned by a person or group who appointed the governor
Established a colonial defense, against Native Americans, the dutch and the French
What colony was founded by Puritans who desired to reform the Church of England and to practice their religion freely
This person served as a governor and established theocracy
A joint stock company that received a charter from James I to settle in the New world
Most people who left England to the New World were what kind of people?
First governor of Plymouth
Nonviolent means of achieving goals
These people would agree to work for a specified number of years in order for their passage into the New World
A colony controlled by the crown with the governor appointed by the crown
A person found guilty of being a witch was subject to death
This policy resulted in a decrease of the English government's involvement with the colonies
Banished from Massachusetts Bay for his support of a complete break from the Church and a belief in the separation of church and state
Protestant Reformation and Henry VIII's break with the Catholic Church in the 1530s gave birth to what colony
1558-1691
Laws that dictated how people should behave
Offered religious toleration but declared that the death penalty would be used as punishment for any person who denied the divinity of jesus
This new type of business organization provided the financial support for ventures in New World
The leading producer of tobacco in the colonies (a place)
Restricted town meeting, controlled the courts, press and schools.
Large plantation-type farm established by the Dutch along the Hudson River in the 1600s
Only the firstborn son could inherit the family wealth
Colonies that chose their own governors
This man was interested in prison reform
Jamestown was saved when what man took command, and forced men to work for food
Who led a group of freedmen to protest Native American policies because they felt that the policies were too lenient and hurt the lives of freedmen?
He perfected tobacco
Maryland was settled by who in 1634?
This system encouraged people to come to Virginia by giving 50 acres of land to any person who paid for the passage of another.
'City of Brotherly Love'

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