Self- governed (religion and government kept separate
What role did slaves and indentured servants play in the colonies?
They played an important role in the economy, especially in the southern colonies. They allowed farmers to develop plantations and begin wide-scale cotton and tobacco farming. However, the harsh treatment of the slaves eventually led to many problems between the colonies (states).
What is mercantilism?
The theory that a country should sell more goods to other countries than it buys
Objectivel 1.02: Trace and analyze the development of ideas about self-government in British North America.
Why did the people come from Britain to North America?
Religious freedom and economic opportunity
Where was the first British attempt at self-government in North America?
Jamestown in 1607
What is a charter?
A written document granting land and the authority to set up colonial governments
How was the colony managed?
by a governor that was appointed by the British king and a legislature What was the name of the first representative legislature in North America?