Review • Why did Hernan Cortez go to the Yucatan Peninsula? • To find people who could be forced to work Spanish mines and farms in Cuba.
Review • Who were Puritans? • People who wanted to Purify the Church.
Review • What actions by the Puritans led to the founding of other colonies in New England? • The intolerance of the Puritans.
Review • What helped the Spanish defeat the Aztec? • Superior technology
Review • In what colony could poor imprisoned people start over? • Georgia
Review • According to the Massachusetts Bay Company, who were supposed to make up the laws for the colony? • Men who owned stock in the company
Review • Give 2 beliefs of the Quakers. • Violence was not an appropriate means of settling dispute. • Everyone had their own “inner light” from God.
Review • What part of America did the French settle have most of their settlements. • Canada
Review • King Francis I of France sent explorers to North America to find the _________. • Northwest Passage
Review • The House of Burgess was Virginia’s ____________________________. • First general assembly
Review • William Penn was a ______________. • Quaker
Review • What was the purpose of the Maryland toleration Act? • To protect the Catholics from the Protestant majority.
Review • Explain why Pennsylvania was regarded as a “Holy Experiment.” • It was to be a place where complete political and religious freedom could be practiced.
Review • Explain the colonization of North and South Carolina. • Most of the settlers were farmers drifting from Virginia, and b/c of the coastline they began to grow tobacco. • In South Carolina the proprietors wanted to grow sugar cane in the colony, but were unsuccessful and then began to ship native Americans to the Caribbean as slaves.