chapter 3 vocabs

  • metacom

    also known as King Philip or Metacom, or occasionally Pometacom, was a war chief or sachem of the Wampanoag Indians and their leader in King Philip's War, a widespread Native American uprising against English colonists in New England
  • toleration

    Toleration is "the practice of deliberately allowing or permitting a thing of which one disapproves
  • john winthrop

    Winthrop led the first large wave of imigrants from England in 1630
  • squanto

    He was the Native American who assisted the Pilgrims after their first winter in the New World and was integral to their survival
  • pilgrim

    a traveler from far away to get to holy places
  • representative government

    Representative democracy is a variety of democracy founded on the principle of elected people representing a group of people, as opposed to direct democracy.
  • john smith

    a name often regarded as the archetype of a common personal name in most English-speaking countries, a generic name sometimes representing "everyman" or "the average person
  • charter

    a charter is a grant of authority or rights
  • anne hutchinson

    was a Puritan woman, spiritual adviser, mother of 15, and important participant in the Antinomian Controversy that shook the infant Massachusetts Bay Colony from 1636 to 1638
  • thomas hooker

    was a prominent Puritan colonial leader, who founded the Colony of Connecticut after dissenting with Puritan leaders in Massachusetts. He was known as an outstanding speaker and a leader of universal Christian suffrage
  • john wheelright

    was a Puritan clergyman in England and America, and was most noted for being banished from the Massachusetts Bay Colony during the Antinomian Controversy
  • town meeting

    A town meeting is a form of direct democratic rule, used primarily in portions of the United States since the 17th century, in which most or all the members of a community come together to legislate policy and budgets for local governmen