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1 The Privy council which are royal advisors set English Colony policies. The king had all of the final decisions.

2  In Royal Colonies, The KING OR QUEEN CHOSE THE GOVERNOR>  In a Proprietary colony, The proprietor chose the governor. (THE ONE WHO OWNED THE CHARTER)

3  They let the citizens elected representatives to help make laws and set policy.  The laws passed had to be approved by the assembly and the Governor.

4  The 1 st colonial legislature in North America.  2 bodies  1. COUNCIL OF STATE (selected by the advisory council and The london Company)  2. HOUSE OF BURGESUS (selected by the citizens of the colony)

5  People talked about and decided on issues of local interest.

6  Wanted more control in England and in the Colonies.  HE united the Northern Colonies under the Dominion of New England.  Sir Edmond Andros royal governor of the Dominion. He used his power to limit town meetings.

7  King James gets replaced.  The English Bill of Rights reduced the powers of the MONARCH (king or queen)

8  Colonists used local courts to settle affairs. The courts represented the people and their beliefs.

9  Peter Zenger printed a false statement about the Governor of New York. His attorney argued that Zenger could print whatever he wanted as long a it was true.  The citizens found him not guilty: saying they had a right to voice their opinion.  FREEDOM OF SPEECH kind of

10  When you have fewer imports than you have exports.  Imports: Goods bought from other countries.  Exports: Good sold to other countries.

11  1. Colonists could not trade sugar and cotton with anyone but England.  2. They had to use English ships.  3. They next had to pass through English ports where heavy taxes were added to the goods.

12  They wanted to trade for the best price, not just to England.  Smugglers: illegal traders  The colonist started smuggling molasses into the colonies from the Caribbean.  The Molasses Act if 1733: put high taxes on Molasses.

13  A system in which goods and slaves were traded among the Americas, Britain, and Africa.

14  This is where millions of Africans were brought across the Atlantic Ocean to be sold.  Took as long as 3 months. Thousands died along the way.  Fit as many slaves as they could for profit……>THIS WAS TERRIBLE>>>>


16 Revivals are emotional gatherings where people came together to hear sermons.

17  This was a religious movement that swept through the colonies in 1730’s and 1740’s. This changed colonial religion.  Jonathan Edwards: Important leader in the great awakening. Told people to seek forgiveness or >…

18  Spread the idea that logic or deep thinking could improve society.  John Locke: thought people had natural rights such as equality and liberty.

19  Colonial Militia fought American Indian Warriors.  MILITIA: A group of people fighting together. They are not a trained army.  Only 600 colonist and 3,000 Indians died in King Philips war. Including METACOMET

20  British wanted to settle in the Ohio River Valley because of the valuable FUR TRADE  The French built three forts in the OHIO RIVER VALLEY  Fighting erupted when the British moved to take over the Valley.

21  He finds the French in control of the Ohio River Valley.  George Builds Fort Necessity.  Washington surrendered when his troops suffered many casualties.

22  Began when Washington Surrendered.  The colony leaders met and made the Albany Plan……. It was to unite the colonies.

23  The Treaty of Paris ended the War.  Britain got Canada and all French lands East of the Mississippi River except the City of New Orleans  Spain received Louisiana the land France had claimed west of the MISSISSPPI RIVER.

24  He opposed or was against British Settlement in The Ohio Valley  Pontiac rebelled and attacked British Forts.  They captured or destroyed 7 British Forts.  Pontiac led an attack on Fort Detroit, but the British Held out…..for months

25  Proclamation of 1763: Banned settlement west of the Appalachian Mountains. Settlers there must leave and come back to the colonies.

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