[Meridian]_Unit_I_Era_of_Colonialism1 - Unit I Era of...

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Unit I: Era of Colonialism ~1600-1776~ A Meridian APUSH Study Guide by John Ho and Tim Qi John Dickinson : conservative from Pennsylvania, Quaker, said crown CAN tax colonies John Adams : Radical in 70s and conservative 80s… William Bradford : Leader of pilgrims, governor of Plymouth for 30 years. Miles Standish : Captain of Mayflower but was not a pilgrim, good negotiator and Indian fighter. John Peter Zenger : Newspaper editor of NY, criticize governor, and Hamilton was his lawyer and he argued for rights of people speech. Results: people can say anything as long as it’s true. George Washington : Radical, Led the US army in French and Indian Wa…. . John Smith : Capt and whipped the citizens of Jamestown into shape and saved them from their inevitable demise. John Winthrop : Manor lord in England and became the Massachusetts Colony’s first governor for 10 years. King Phillip : Wampanoag Indian, also named Metacom, son of Massasoit, forged an alliance with other Indians in New England, and launched multiple attacks on Puritan Towns Jonathan Edwards : Massachusetts pastor, starter and main thinker of the great awakening, “The God that holds you over the pit of hell, much as one holds a spider or some loathsome insect over the fire, abhors you, and is dreadfully provoked. His wrath tower you burns like fire; he looks upon you as worthy of nothing else but to be cast into the fire.” Patrick Henry : Radical, member of Virginia House of Burgesses, argue for states rights, fiery orator with famous quote “Give me liberty or give me death.” Roger William : Wanted to break from Church of England and founded of Rhode Island, aided by friendly Indians, encouraged freedom religion. Colonist tried to ship him back to England but he foiled their plans John Rolfe : Married Pocahontas, first person to figure out how to plant tobacco in Virginia Nathanial Bacon : Led the infamous Bacon’s Rebellion in 1676, protested Berkeley’s leniency towards Indians. Didn’t compensate colonist for lost of land to Indians, so rebelled by burning
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This note was uploaded on 08/31/2010 for the course AMER HIST 45213 taught by Professor Platt during the Spring '10 term at Berkeley.

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