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Chapter 2 notes

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Chapter 2 notes HIST 2010

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US to 1877
Roy Hopper
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Date Created: 09/12/16
Chapter 2 Beginnings of English America 1607-1660 England and The New World - Reasons for late entry  Protracted religious strife (family issues and conversion from Henry 8 )th  Subdue Ireland - English attention to North America  Early ventures  Humphrey Gilbert- Newfoundland 1582  Walter Raleigh- Roanoke Colony 1585- 1590  First English colony  Lasted one year  Known as Virginia  Reasons for colonization  Opposition to (Spanish) Catholicism  Desired to match Spanish and French in the New World Settling of the Chesapeake - Virginia  Jamestown 1607  Rocky Beginnings  High death rate  Inadequate supplies and labor  Virginia Company  Measures to stabilize the colony  John Smith 1 governor  Forced labor  Headright system  “Charter of Grants and Liberties”  catch: only landowners could vote and become nominees of the colony’s assembly Native Americans in Virginia - Native Americans and Jamestown settlers  Key figures  Powhattan  John Smith  Pocahontas - War or 1622  Opechancanough’s attack  Settlers retaliation and aftermath - War of 1644  Deferat of Opechancanough  Removal of survivors to reservations Maryland: A Troubled Refuge for Catholics - Initiated by Sir George Calvert (Lord Baltimore) as refuge for English Catholics - 1632- Calvert’s son (2 ndLord Baltimore) Ceclius gained charter  absolute power of proprietor vs. rights of colonists  conflict: Catholic vs. Protestant Settling of New England - Puritanism - Pilgrims- reign of Charles 1 (1625-1649)  Separatists who refused to worship in Church of England  Fled to Holland; worried children were becoming to Dutch - 1620- Plymouth founded - Mayflower Compact st  The 1 written form of law that would be the bases of American government - Squanto ensured Colony survival  Helped them get through the first harsh winter - Founding of Massachusetts Bay Colony  Massachusetts Bay Company  Started the Great Migration - Puritan family  Elements of patriarchy (males are head of household) - Government and Society in Puritan Massachusetts  John Winthrop 1 governor  Attitudes toward individualism, social conflict  Colonial government  Emphasis on autonomy  Principle of consent: consent to being ruled by oneself  ‘visible saint’  to vote; be a full church member  had to have a conversion story and must be compelling in order to become a church member  lines of hierarchy  access to land  status within church  social statue  claim to liberties  relation of church and state  penalties of not attending church; pay a fine or get questioned by government officials  prevailing Puritan values  emphasis on conformity to communal norms  intolerance of individualism, dissent  Roger Williams 1631  Critique and banishment  Establishment of Rhode Island 1636  Spoke about state and church separation (religious toleration and democratic governance)  Anne Hutchinson 1637  Challenge to Puritan 1637  Trial and banishment  Moved to Rhode Island and New York; killed in Indian attack Puritan and Native American Relations - Balance of power  Settler supremacy  Tribes lack central political structure  Settler’s view  Savages  Dangerous temptation (religiously)  War of Pequots 1637  Saw Indians as a threat  Colonists attacked first  Aftermath  Opening of Connecticut River Valley  Intimidation across Indian tribes Social Conflict - Tensions within political and religious order  Merchant challenge to Puritan politics  Old-guard Puritan concern over ‘declension’  Declining faith; few churchgoers  Half way covenant  Ancestry of a full time church member - Repercussions of English Civil War in North America  New England  Ambivalence of Puritans  Quaker Movement starts; each person’s interpretation of scripture is equally valid - Maryland  Supported by Charles 1 in Civil War  Religious- political crisis; catholic vs. protestant  religious toleration measure 1649


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