Increase Mather Puritan minister for the Massachusetts Bay Colony a Father of

Increase mather puritan minister for the

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52. Increase Mather: Puritan minister for the Massachusetts Bay Colonya.Father of Cotton Matherb.President of Harvard Universityc.Involved in Salem Witch Trials53. Roanoke: Late attempt to establish a permanent English settlement in the Virginia Colony54. St. Brendan: 900 AD, 100 manuscripts of the story across Europe, describes a heros series of adventures in a boata.It was said that the Isle of the Blessed was actually America55. Strouds, duffels56. Sir Edmund Andros: Served as governor of New York, New Jersey, Virginia, and Marylanda.Overthrown during the Boston revolt57. Iroquois Confederacy: Five Iroquois tribes across upper New York58. Captain John Smith: Leader of the Virginia Colony in Jamestown59. Peter Stuyvesant: Dutch General of New York (New Amsterdam)a.Set up a protective wall around the town, now known as Wall Streetb.Turned the trading post into an actual cityi.Created a hospital, fire station, public school, etc.ii.Turned the port into a weigh station for the Atlantic Slave trade60. Leisler’s Rebellion: Uprising in New York where German American militiamen seized control of the colony’s south
61. Halfway Covenant: Partial church membership created by New Yorka.A way to get later generation interested in religion again, only children of members could obtain halfway membershipb.These members could not vote or take communion 62. Virginia Company: A pair of English joint stock companies chartered by James I, with the purposes of establishing settlements on the coast of North Americaa.Colonists still thought that the Pacific lied on the other side of Virginia63. Laurentian Shield: Vast geological shield covered by a thin layer of soil that forms the nucleus of the North American cratona.Made up mostly of volcanic rock and stretches from the Great Lakes to the Arctic64. Amerigo Vespucci: Italian explorer who demonstrated that Brazil and the West Indies did not represent Asiaa.America was named after him65. Reverend Samuel Parris: Puritan minister in Salem, Massachusetts a.Maintained a sugar plantation in Barbados

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