Colonial America

Southern Colonies

Main Economic Activity:

Roanoke

1587 - 1591

What happened?

VIRGINIA - Jamestown

1607

John Smith?
How did the colonists cause a disaster at the beginning?
Powhatan?

VIRGINIA "Starving Time"

1610 - 1611

What happened and how did it end?

VIRGINIA - Rolfe brings Tobacco

1612

Why is this significant?

VIRGINIA - The Headright system

1618

What was this and what was the point?
Consequence for the labor population?

VIRGINIA - House of Burgesses meets for the first time

1619

Acted like which English institution?

First ___ ____ in the colonies.

VIRGINIA - becomes a royal colony

1624

Why?

MARYLAND - Lord Baltimore (Calvert) creates Maryland

1634

Safe haven for which religion?

CAROLINAS

1663

Awarded by Charles II to some friends of his (proprietary colony). Don't worry, nothing to answer on this one.

VIRGINIA - Bacon's Rebellion

1676

Who was involved? What happened?
Labor consequences

GEORGIA - Oglethorpe establishes Georgia

1732

What were his reasons for doing so?

Middle Colonies

List of colonies
Main Economic Activity:

New Amsterdam

1625
  • How did they attract settlers?
  • Relations with Native Americans?

New York - English takeover

1664
  • What happened?
  • Prioprietory colony?

PENN -

1680
  • Quaker Beliefs
  • How was Pennsylvania a “holy Experiment?”

New England Colonies

List of colonies
Main Economic Activity:

MASS - Mayflower compact

1620
  • Quaker Beliefs
  • How was Pennsylvania a “holy Experiment?”

Economic Theory

Mercantilism

1600

List 3 important things:

Triangular Trade & the Middle Passage

1620 - 1750

What were these?

Navigation Acts

1651 - 1688

What were these?

Salutary Neglect

1690 - 1730

What was this?