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Larissa Williamson of The Linden Mckinley High School

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Ap American Studies Class
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English Civil War around 1600
Significant things to study
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English Civil War around 1600

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Virginia- John Smith instituted military discipline and saved Virginia at JamesTown.
Pymouth- Pilgrims landed at Plymouth in order to be left alone and have their own religious life. This site is also how we got our thanksgiving.
Connecticut- Given a royal Charter, also Thomas Hooker and his congregation.
Rhode Island-Roger Williams founded Rhode Island as a colony for religious freedom.
Maine- was seperated from Massuchusetts by the council of New England.
New Hampshire- Ann Hutchinson who created antinomianism.
Maryland- established for catholics and founded by George Calvert. Act concerning religion and established religious freedom.
Carolinas-The province, named "Carolina" to honor King Charles I was divided into South Carolina and North Carolina in 1710. John Locke drew up fundamental constitution for Carolina.
New York- In 1664 the British took New York fro Dutch. British recaptured New Amsredam and renamed in New York.
New Jersey- In 1702, New Jersey was declared a seperate colony. The Duke of York gave this region to twoof his friends.
Pennsylvania- CharlesII gave land to Williamm Penn. Religious Freedom,and no church Hierarchy.
Deleware- Broke away from Pennsylvania.
Georgia- Resettled poor and criminals, colony was tightly disciplined, no slaves, alcohol, nor catholics.
Mayflower Compact- 1620 First agreement for self government in America. Signed by 41 men and set up a government for the Plymouth colony.
William Bradford- Pilgrim, second govenor of Plymouth, developed private land ownership and helped colonist get out of debt.
Pilgrims and Puritans Contrasted- Pilgrims were seperatists, and puritans were not. Pilgrims settled in America, and Puritans settled in Massachussetts.
Massachussetts- King Charles gave Puritans the right to settle in this colony.
Cambridge Agreement- agreed to emigrate to  New England and have control over the government.
Puritan Migration- Emigrated from England to America.
Church of England- Founded by KIng Henry, included Romans Catholic, and Protestant Ideas.
John Winthrop- First govenor of Massachussets Bay Colony. Strong beliefs in Democracy.
Seperatist, non seperatists- Non- believed church could be purified through reforms. Seperatist believed church of England could not be reformed.

Calvinism- Founded by John Calvin, believed in predestination.
Congregational Church, Cambridge Platform- Founded by seperatists. Too many Roman Catholics, and Pilgrims were members.
Ann Hutchinson, antinomianism- God communicated directly to individual, and not through church
Roger Williams, Rhode Island- Left the Massachussets colony, and purchased the land from a neighboring Indian Tribe to found Rhode island.
Covenant Theology- Puritans teachings emphasized the biblical covenants.
Voting Grant to church members- 1631, the Massachussets general court passed an act to limit voting rights to church members.
Half-Way Covenant- Applied to those members of the puritan colonies who were the children of church members, but who hadn't achieved  grace themselves.

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Native Americans

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