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Peter Stuyvesant Director General of the Dutch New Netherland colony
Quakers believed in equality of men and women,supported non violence, were persecuted
William Penn a Quaker who founded Pennsylvania
Staple Crops Crops that are always needed
House of Burgesses the first representative assembly in the American colonies
Town Meeting Center of politics in New England
English Bill of Rights an agreement to respect the rights of English citizens and of Parliament, including the right to free elections
John Peter Zenger Stood trial for printing criticism of NY's governor
Mercantilism Economic theory that actively supported the establishment of the colonies
Navigation Acts Laws passed to support the system of mercantilism which limited colonial trade with other countries
Smuggling Bring into a country illegally
Triangular Trade A system in which goods and slaves were traded among the Americas, Britain, and Africa
Middle Passage The journey from western Africa of slaves, across the Atlantic to the Caribbean or the Americas
Great Awakening A religious movement that swept through the colonies, changed colonial religion and affected social and political life
Enlightenment Idea that emphasized reason and science and believed it could improve society; influenced how government
John Locke Enlightened thinker who believed that people had natural rights that the government could not take away
French and Indian War A series of four North American wars between French and British forces and their Native American allies
Treaty of Paris Ended the French and Indian War
Pontiac's Rebellion Indian reaction to English colonist attempting to settle the backcountry, land controlled by the Indians
Proclamation of 1763 This law banned British settlement west of the Appalachian Mountains
Chapter 3 Part 2 Social Studies

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