Flashcards - U.S. History to 1800

Flashcards - U.S. History to 1800
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Committees of Correspondence
the Committees of Correspondence were shadow governments organized by the Patriot leaders of the Thirteen Colonies on the eve of the American Revolution
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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
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Pocahontas
Pocahontas was a Native American notable for her association with the colonial settlement at Jamestown, Virginia
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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
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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
Committees of Correspondence
the Committees of Correspondence were shadow governments organized by the Patriot leaders of the Thirteen Colonies on the eve of the American Revolution
Townshend Acts
The Townshend Acts were a series of acts passed - beginning in 1767 - by the Parliament of Great Britain relating to the British colonies in North America
The New Jersey Plan
The New Jersey Plan was a proposal for the structure of the United States Government presented by William Paterson at the Constitutional Convention on June 15, 1787
The Virginia Plan
The Virginia Plan was a proposal by Virginia delegates for a bicameral legislative branch
Alexander Hamilton
Alexander Hamilton was an American statesman and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States

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