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Flashcards - Settling North America & the Colonies

Flashcards - Settling North America & the Colonies
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patroons
In the United States, a patroon was a landholder with manorial rights to large tracts of land in the 17th century Dutch colony of New Netherland in North America
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Virginia House of Burgesses
The Virginia House of Burgesses /ˈbÉœË?rdÊ’É™sɪz/ was the first legislative assembly of elected representatives in North America
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Powhatan
The Powhatan are a Native American people in Virginia
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slave codes
Slave codes were a set of laws that allowed a slave's master to retrieve their slave from free states without their permission
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Middle Passage
The Middle Passage was the stage of the triangular trade in which millions of Africans were shipped to the New World as part of the Atlantic slave trade
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James Oglethorpe
James Edward Oglethorpe was a British general, Member of Parliament, and philanthropist, as well as the founder of the colony of Georgia
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Mayflower Compact
The Mayflower Compact was the first governing document of Plymouth Colony
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Jamestown
The Jamestown settlement in the Colony of Virginia was the first permanent English settlement in the Americas
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Jamestown
The Jamestown settlement in the Colony of Virginia was the first permanent English settlement in the Americas
Mayflower Compact
The Mayflower Compact was the first governing document of Plymouth Colony
James Oglethorpe
James Edward Oglethorpe was a British general, Member of Parliament, and philanthropist, as well as the founder of the colony of Georgia
Middle Passage
The Middle Passage was the stage of the triangular trade in which millions of Africans were shipped to the New World as part of the Atlantic slave trade
slave codes
Slave codes were a set of laws that allowed a slave's master to retrieve their slave from free states without their permission
Powhatan
The Powhatan are a Native American people in Virginia
Virginia House of Burgesses
The Virginia House of Burgesses /ˈbÉœË?rdÊ’É™sɪz/ was the first legislative assembly of elected representatives in North America
patroons
In the United States, a patroon was a landholder with manorial rights to large tracts of land in the 17th century Dutch colony of New Netherland in North America
Pilgrims
A pilgrim is a traveler who is on a journey to a holy place
triangular trade
Triangular trade or triangle trade is a historical term indicating trade among three ports or regions
Sir Francis Drake
Sir Francis Drake, vice admiral was an English sea captain, privateer, navigator, slaver, and politician of the Elizabethan era
indentured servants
An indentured servant or indentured labor is an employee within a system of unfree labor, who is bound by a contract to work for a particular employer, for a fixed period of time
Pocahontas
Pocahontas was a Native American notable for her association with the colonial settlement at Jamestown, Virginia
Virginia Company
The Virginia Company refers collectively to two joint stock companies chartered by James I on 10 April1606 with the purposes of establishing settlements on the coast of North America
Roger Williams

Roger Williams was a Puritan preacher cast out for his believing that the land belonged to Native Americans. He fled, and eventually bought land from the Narragansett Indians that became Providence. He was joined by followers, they all combined land and founded Rhode Island.

New Netherland
New Netherland was a 17th-century colonial province of the Seven United Netherlands that was located on the East Coast of North America

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