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

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