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