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1 Chapter 4 European Settlements Lesson 5The Plymouth ColonyPages
2 Quick SummaryThis lesson describes the role that religion played in the development of Plymouth Colony and the governing system formed to run the colony.
3 Objectives Explain why English settlers came to Plymouth Colony. Identify the origins of representative government in the United States.Describe the relationship between American Indians and the Plymouth colonists.Analyze the impact of religion on the Plymouth colonists
4 Review p. 168What is self-rule?Governing oneself
5 Review p. 169 How would you categorize the first winter at Plymouth? Cold and difficult
6 Review p. 170 What helped the Plymouth colonists prosper? The colonial leaders divided the land among
7 Study QuestionsWhat effect did the Mayflower compact have on government in Plymouth Colony?The Mayflower Compact encouraged people to live by a set of rules and laws that applied to every colonist.
8 Study QuestionsHow did Plymouth’s leaders motivate colonists to work harder?Plymouth’s leaders initiated a system of private land ownership that motivated colonists to work harder.
9 Summarize Key ContentThe Mayflower Compact formed the basis of representative government in the United States.At first, the colonist and the Wampanoags had a good relationship. However, tensions arose as colonist began encroaching on Wampanoag lands.Plymouth Colony prospered because of good fishing, farming and fur trading.
10 LESSON 5 REVIEWCATEGORIZE What were the names of some of the Indians who had contact with the first Plymouth colonists?. Samoset, Tisquantum, and Massasoit
11 LESSON 5 REVIEW1 BIG IDEA Why did many settlers come to the Plymouth Colony?They came in search of religious freedom and so their children would learn English ways.
12 LESSON 5 REVIEW2 VOCABULARY Describe the difference between self-rule and majority rule.Self-rule is a governing of oneself. Majority rule means that more than half of the people have to agree for a decision to be made.
13 LESSON 5 REVIEW3 TIME LINE When did Plymouth become part of the Massachusetts Bay Colony?in 1691
14 LESSON 5 REVIEW4 CIVICS AND GOVERNEMENT Describe the Mayflower Compact and tell why you think it would serve as a model for later documents.The Mayflower Compact encouraged people to follow a set of rules and laws that applied to everyone. It allowed majority rule, so the people had a voice in their government.