Founded in late 1500s lead by degana widah and

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Founded in late 1500s Lead by Degana Widah and Hiawatha Lived in loghouses with relatives Would side with either French or English depending on who had the advantage Squatter person who settles on land illegally Early settlers in North Carolina were squatters because they farmed the land Raised tobacco, which would become a major cash crop Primogeniture System in England where the eldest son received all of the father’s land These people stayed in England, while the younger siblings usually went to New World Indentured Servitude Englishmen who worked as slaves in America for a certain amount of time until they were released Starving Time Winter of 1609-1610, lack of food, shelter, etc. only 60/400 people survived, rest died of starvation Act of Toleration Allowed all Christian religions in Maryland Protects the Catholics from the Protestants Royal Charter Document given to founders of a colony by the monarch Royal colony – direct rule of colony by monarch Corporate – colony run by a joint-stock company Proprietary – colony run by someone chosen by monarch All colonists have the same rights as Englishmen Slave Codes Set of codes that denied slaves basic fundamental rights Yeoman
small farmer Proprietor person who was granted a charter by king (Maryland, Pennsylvania, Delaware run by these) Longhouse place where Iroquois Indians slept/ate/lived Slavery lol became more widespread in colonies in mid-late 1600s b/c tobacco is very labor intensive mainly in the South, only a little in the North Enclosure Europeans want to raise sheep instead of crops (fenced off or enclosed land to prevent escape) reduced need for labor, increasing unemployment unemployed become indentured servants in America House of Burgesses first representative assembly in the New World London Company authorized the settlers to summon an assembly named House of Burgesses Precedent for democratic government James Oglethorpe Founded Georgia as a place for people in debt, kept Georgia afloat w/ his money John Smith Took over leadership of Jamestown in 1608, prevented it from collapsing “People who do not work do not eat” Nation-state - ? Powhatan – chief of Powhatan Confederacy, father of Pocahontas Befriended English at Jamestown, supplied them with food When he died, English turned on Indians John Rolfe Colonist in Jamestown, Married Pocahontas, discovered tobacco killed by Indians in 1622 Lord Baltimore Founded Maryland place of religious freedom, specifically for Catholics Sir Walter Raleigh Tried to establish first English Colony, but disappeared Oliver Cromwell Overthrew King Charles I in 1646 Ruled England democratically (good) until death Drew attention away from American colonies Lord De la War Brought Indians declaration of war from Virginia Company in 1610 (Took over Jamestown)

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