Social Studies Definitions Colonies Flashcards

Thirteen Colonies
Terms Definitions
oglethorpe
sent debtors
law
Louisiana's ~Owner~
Louisiana
slavery started in
george calvert
lord Baltimore
MID-ATLANTIC ECONOMY
RAISING LIVESTOCK
FARMING-GRAIN/CORN
BREADBASKET OF THE COLONIES
TRADE CENTER
FISHING
Mission
A small religious settlement
gristmill
ground grain into flour
Georgia
Region: Southern Colonies
Founder: Georgia Oglethrope
Founded because Colony for debtors
It was the last Colony
contract
a legal written paper
horn-books
a learning tool for colonists
SOUTHERN GEOGRAPHY AND CLIMATE
APPALACHIAN MOUNTAINS
PIEDMONT
COASTAL PLAINS
GOOD HARBORS
MANY RIVERS
WARM HUMID CLIMATE IDEAL FOR
GROWING MANY CROPS
what cash crop helped virginia grow
Tobacco
Frances two main settlements
Montreal and Quebec
New York
Region: MIddle Colonies
Founder: Duke of York
Crops: Bread and Apples
Was originally dutch territory
MID-ATLANTIC SOCIAL LIFE
VILLAGES AND CITIES
CULTURALLY DIVERSE
CIVIC AND POLITICAL
MATTERS SETTLED IN MARKET TOWNS
New Netherland
Peter Stuyvesant, Dutch West India Company-1621, settled by Dutch, land disputes/Stuyvesant, Henry Hudson
legislature
the law making branch of the government
middle passage
passage from Africa to English Colonies which many Africans had to go through
la Salle
tried to find mouth of mississippi
forge
a workshop where a blacksmith makes metal tools and other things
triangular trade route
trade route that connects england, English colonies,and Africa
Hacienda
A large estate or home where cattle and sheep are raised
harbor
a place where ships can land easily and safely
Marquette and Joliet
explored Mississippi River (but had to stop because native Americans had told them that Europeans were further downstream)
dame
woman of rank or authority (given o a lady whose husband died)
people moved north because
they wanted to benefit from the economy
demand
a need or desire for a good or service by people willing to pay for it
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