AP US History Chpt 3-5 Vocab

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AP US History Chpt 3-5 Vocab

American Pagent By Merrill (AHS-Hudson)

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Anne Hutchinson
Female Quaker dissenter and reformer that supported the idea of Antinomianism
William Penn
Founder of Pennsylvania, Quaker
John Winthrop
Masschussett Bay Colony's first governor that wanted to "build a city on the hill"
The "Elect"
The Puritan predestined for heaven or hell
The primary Calvinist belief that certain people were already decided by God to be accept into heaven
New England Confederation
A union of four New England colonies for defense against Natives Americans
Mayflower Compact
A pact made by the Mayflower settlers to create a government to to obey to the majority
Fundamental Orders
A precursor to the US Constitution, established in Connecticutt
William Berkeley
British colonial governor of Virginia, had favorites and sparked Bacon's Rebellion
Headright System
Plantion owners were given land for paying the way for indentured servants to come to America
A Church teaching style that stressed on damnation to "save" the slacking second generation of settlers
Middle Passage
The route taken by the African slaves taken to the New World in the Atlantic
Bacon's Rebellion
A rebellion of angry young men who couldn't get land
Leisler's Rebellion
A rebellion in New York between landholders and merchants
Halfway Covenent
A document of the Puritan Church to allow non-elects (non converted) partial rights of church members
Jonathan Edwards
American preacher during the Great Awakening that gave religious revival sermons, "Sinners in the Hand of an Angry God"
George Whitefield
Another revival preacher that stressed love and forgiveness in a very "moving" and different sermon style
John Peter Zenger
Publisher that smack talked governor and was sued but the jury found in not guilty/ first step towards freedom of press
Phillis Wheatley
African slave girl that learned English quickly and wrote poems/profound slave literature
John S Copley
Revolutionary painter that had to go back to England to paint cause America didnt appreciate his art
Great Awakening
The revival of religions/first collective American movement (united)
Old and New Lights
Orthodoxed members of church clergy, against new styles of teaching Modern members that supported the Great Awakening Split changed denomination, started Ivy League schools
Triangular Trade
The trade system between New England, Africa and the British West Indies
Molasses Act
Act that prevented American colonies to trade with other non-British colonies without tax