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Colonial ABC's

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Transcript of Colonial ABC's

Colonial
ABC's

By Ethan Klein
A,a
America, The country in which all of the 13 colonies are settled
B,b
Bible, The most important book in Colonial times due to how big religion was
C,c
Constitution, The first American constitution was written in Connecticut
D,d
Delaware, one of the 13 colonies located in the middle colonies region
E,e
England, The country in which most colonists came from
F,f
Freedom, a lot of colonists came here for religious freedom
G,g
Great Migration, Whenever thousand of people migrated to the colonies in 1630
H,h
Hartford, the capital of Connecticut built by Thomas Hooker
I,i
Import, The colonies trade goods back and forth between England
J,j
John Winthrop, a lawyer that requested a charter from the king and became the first governor of Mass. Bay Colony

K,k
King Charles II, was king of England when South Carolina, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania were founded.

L,l
Landowner, if you didn't own land you couldn't make decisions in your community or vote
M, m
Massachusetts, One of the 13 colonies located in the New England region, one of the biggest colonies
N,n
Newport, one of the main
harbors of trade in the New England colonies
O,o
Oglethorpe, James: the founder of Georgia where debtors could start a new life
P,p
Puritans, a religion in Massachusetts that wanted religious freedom but had no toleration of other religions
Q,q
Quakers, a religion in colonial times that has a strange set of laws and isn't very present now
R,r
Roger Williams, preached ideas that angered the Puritans talked about separation of church and state
S,s
subsistence farming, due to the rocky soil this is what people did in the NE colonies, you farm only enough food for your family
T,t
Toleration, they had to accept different religions in the colonies, not everyone did this
U,u
Unity, this is what was trying to be accomplished in the 13 colonies between all religions and the natives
V,v
Virginia, one of the 13 colonies located in the Southern region
W,w
William and Mary, put into power after King James was taken off the throne
X,x
Xenophobia, an unreasonable fear of different people, some people in the colonies demonstrated this with all the different religions coming to America
Y,y
Yorktown, a small town in Virginia that ended up being a big point in the Revolutionary War later on
Z,z
Zinc, a strong metal used in colonial times combined with other metals to make them stronger
Sources
"Colonial Dictionary." Colonial Sense: Society-Lifestyle:. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 Sept. 2014.

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