natives of Holland, founders of New Amsterdam colony
17th century colony renamed as New York
the Society of Friends, a religious group that believed in pacifism and equality
ships of war
money, land and character traits that you get from your parents; women could not inherit property in English colonies
Penn’s woods, proprietary colony given to Quaker William Penn
people who do not fight wars
using bad language, illegal in Pennsylvania and Massachusetts
colony with the largest number of slaves
a rebellion against the Virginia government because the gov’t was protecting the native Americans
a water-borned disease that killed many in the South
tyrannical governor of New England, deposed by colonial legislature
revolution in England that made Parliament, not the King, the rulers of England
allowed any Protestants to live in Massachusetts, returned power from governor to legislature
Salem Witch Trials
14 women and men were executed in MA for being witches; they were not witches
farming for food and survival, not money; most colonists were small farmers
skilled workers. England did not want them in America
hard, boring work
an unjust, hysterical persecution of outsiders
A person who favors the abolition of a practice or institution, especially capital punishment or (formerly) slavery.
Denoting a thing or person previously mentioned.
Hard translucent fossilized resin produced by extinct coniferous trees of the Tertiary period, typically yellowish in color.
See or observe (a thing or person, especially a remarkable or impressive one).
Fill or be full to the point of overflowing.
Give up (power or territory).
Of, relating to, or near a coast.
A close friend or companion.
Of or typical of a ruler with total power.
Hesitating or doubting.
Of or relating to the commissioning or preparing of material for publication.
A place on the coast where vessels may find shelter, especially one protected from rough water by piers, jetties, and other artificial structures.
An invasion or attack, especially a sudden or brief one.
Twist or twine together.
The Lenape are Native American peoples now living in Canada and the United States. They are also called Delaware Indians, or the Delaware Nation after their historic territory along the frequently mountainous landscapes flanking the Delaware River watershed. …
The art of making things out of metal.
The capital or chief city of a country or region.
Having a harmful effect, especially in a gradual or subtle way.
Put an end to (a rebellion or other disorder), typically by the use of force.
(in the Bible) a goat sent into the wilderness after the Jewish chief priest had symbolically laid the sins of the people upon it (Lev. 16).
A view of or attitude toward a situation or event; an opinion.
Make or become hard or solid.
Faithlessly: in a disloyal and faithless manner; “he behaved treacherously”; “his wife played him false”
Of, typical of, or peculiar to the tropics.
A risky or daring journey or undertaking.
Cause to become tired.