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CLEP U.S. History Early Colonization Till 1865

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1. Gave all Christians in Maryland - including Catholics - freedom of worship.

2. Former 'sea dog' - established an unsucessful colony in Roanoke - NC. Was later executed by Queen Elizabeth.

3. To limit property rights to eldest son.

4. What 4 important things happened in 1619?

5. Half brother of Sir Walter Raleigh - with Queen Elizabeth's permission set out to establish a colony in Newfoundland - died at sea in 1583.

6. What was the first settlement - type of ownership - when was it founeded - main export - and status of North Carolina?

7. In the West Indies what staple crop was most important?

8. What did Charles I do in 1629?

9. What colony was founded in 1634 and was to be a safe havan to Catholics?

10. What was the result of the 2nd Powhatan war?

11. What was the first settlement - type of ownership - when was it founeded - main export - and status of Georgia?

12. What was a headright?

13. 5 bound Indian tribes - Mowhawks - Oneidas - Onondagas - Cayugas - and Seneca- worked together to defeat enemies and obtain resources.

14. Charles II restored to the throne leading to intensified building and growth of Imperialism in England.

15. When and who was Carolina founded?

16. Set of codes that defined a slave's status and relationship with master.

17. In England - the enclosure of land in order to make pastures for sheep.

18. Where were most cities and plantations located in the south?

19. When was Jamestown founded?

20. One who lives and makes use of land that they do not own.

21. Who was most famous sea dog?

22. Two reasons England failed to establish colonies in first half of 1500's.

23. What did 'King Nicotine' do to soil that caused settlers to continue pushing westward?

24. What was the first settlement - type of ownership - when was it founeded - main export - and status of Virginia?

25. What was Captain John Smith's motto?

26. Impact of Enclosure Movement?

27. What was Savvanah known as?

28. What was the area between the English settlers and Indians called?

29. Common working man - no special craft - small farmer.

30. England's population between 1550-1600?

31. One that is granted ownership of a colony - and full responsibilty of establishing a government and distributing land.

32. What unusual right did Southern women have?

33. Who in 1612 perfected the rasing and harvesting of tabacco?

34. What year did James I make bankrupt Virginia a royal colony?

35. Business entity that is owned by many shareholders - first form of a corporation.

36. Came to Jamestown in 1610 - develped a strict military regime - and attacked Native Americans.

37. What are the queen's personal pirates or privateers called?

38. A country that is unified.

39. By 1625 - how many settlers in Jamestown - out of 8 -000 had survived?

40. Gave master all power over slave - condoned cruel punishments

41. 1622 and1644 - wars between Powhatan Indians and English settlers - resulted in seperation of Europeans and Indians in area near James River

42. What was the first settlement - type of ownership - when was it founeded - main export - and status of Maryland?

43. Winter of 1609-1610 - many Jamestown settlers died of starvation and sickness - only 60 survived.

44. What year did the Carolinas officially spilt?

45. Formal document issued by a monarch as a grant for power to an individual or business.

46. Joint-stock company that established Jamestown in 1607.

47. Law stating that the eldest son had all rights to father's assets and land.

48. What did Georgia recieved from English government in compensation for violence?

49. Effect of primongenture laws on younger sons?

50. Iroquois Indian - had a vision that his people's moral decline must end - started a religion now known as Longhouse religion.