Card Set Information
chapters 8 and 9
Which Puritan leader founded the settlement of Boston?
Who founded Providence?
What was the first settlement in Rhode Island?
What place did Anne Hutchinson found?
What colony did Thomas Hooker found?
Who was the Wampanoag leader who led King Philip's War against England?
What is the name of the Dutch colony that became the English colony of New York?
Who founded Pennsylvania?
Who founded Maryland?
What religious group could worship freely in Maryland?
Before the arrival of the Europeans, what was the name of the Native American group in the Southern Colonies that formed a Confederacy?
Who founded the colony of Georgia?
What colony was established for debtors and poor people?
Beginning in the 1600s, why did many Europeans come to the English colonies?
Looking for a better life for themselves
What was the voyage to the colonies like?
Long and difficult
The economy in each of the colonies' 3 regions developed differently, although all were based mostly on what?
What helped many New Englanders to become wealthy?
The Triangular Trade
Besides agriculture, what other things contributed to the economy?
fishing, shipbuilding, and trading
By the middle of the 1700s, what kind of system were the English colonists following?
Where did most enslaved people work in the colonies?
On large plantations in the Southern colonies
What was a plantation?
Like a small village where enslaved people did all the work
What kept African slaves from giving up hope?
Strong family ties
In which city did Benjamin Franklin arrive in 1723 and help?
Why did many colonists settle in backcountry near Appalachian mountains?
High land prices on the Atlantic Coastal Plain
What is a relief map?
Map that shows how elevation changes from place to place
What is an elevation map?
Map that show the height of land areas
What is a climograph?
Shows information about the temperature and precipitation of a place over time
What is the Triangular Route?
A 3 sided trade route between Africa, the West Indies and the New England colonies. Involved slave trade and trading of goods.
A book that a person writes about his or her own life
The business of farming
The men who owned all the land of a colony
To send goods to other countries for sale or trade
A system where people make their own decisions about business
The height of land above sea level
To allow people to have beliefs that are different from one's one
Rules that planters made to control enslaved workers
reference book written by Benjamin Franklin
The difference in height between land areas
The second leg of the triangular trade route
The land on the edge of the settlement
A person who owes money
A large farm that grew one main crop
The boss of the plantation
Describe First Leg of Triangular Route
From New England to West Africa
gold, ivory, captive Africans
Describe Second Leg
Africa to West Indies
Describe Third Leg
From West Indies to New England
Molasses was made into rum