Colonial Notes
Southern Colonies
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Plantations
Tobacco and Rice
Slavery
Indentured
Servitude
Aristocratic
Chesapeake: Virginia
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Jamestown
 Virginia Co.
 Gold/Conversion/NW
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Passage
Virginia Charter
Tragedy
John Smith
House of Burgesses
Chesapeake: Maryland
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Sir George Calvert
Catholic Haven
Act of Toleration
Life In The Chesapeake
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Life Expectancy
Single Young Men
Tobacco Plantations
 Headright System
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Bacon’s Rebellion
The Carolinas and Georgia
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Impact of the West
Indies
Rice
James Oglethorpe
Colonial Slavery
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West Africans
Low Survival Rate
Slave Codes
Slave Life
Slave Rebellions
Southern Society
Plantation
Owners
Small
Farmers
Landless Whites
Indentured Servants
Slaves
New England
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Puritanism
 Calvinism
 Predestination
 Visible Saints
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Separatists
The Pilgrims
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Dutchification
Virginia
Mayflower
Plymouth Bay
Mayflower Compact
Thanksgiving
Success
Massachusetts Bay
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Push out of England
Great Migration
John Winthrop
 City on a Hill
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Mass becomes
largest
Religion in New England
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Governing
God’s Law
Quakers
Hutchinson and
Williams
Loss of Zeal
Half-Way Covenant
Salem Witch Trials
And the Rest…
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Rhode Island
Connecticut
 Fundamental Orders
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Maine
New Hampshire
New England
Confederation
Dominion on New
England
New England Life
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Geography
Town Hall Meetings
Perfectibility of
Mankind
Education
Family Structure
Middle Colonies
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Bread Colonies
Trade Rivers
Less Aristocratic
Middle Industries
Ethnically Mixed
NY, PA, NJ, DE
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NY
 Dutch
 NY Chapter of
Liberties
 Leisler’s Rebellion
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PA
 Quakers
 Holy Experiment
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NJ
DE
Class Struggle
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Frontiers
Egalitarianism
Upper Class
Rebellions
 Bacon’s Rebellion
 Leisler’s Rebellion
Colonial Lifestyle
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Farmers
Roles of the Family
High standards of
living
Colonial Society
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Population Growth
Stratification
 Small Upper Class
 Yeoman Farmers
 Lesser Tradesmen
 Indentured Servants
 Slaves
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Professionals
Colonial Economy
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Triangular Trade
Land Speculation
Farming
Manufacturing
Trade
Transportation
Religion
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Toleration
The Great
Awakening
Jonathan Edwards
New vs. Old Light
Education
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New England
 Strongest
 Bible Reading
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Middle
 Some Public
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South
 Privileged
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College
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