US History Unit 2

  • Period: Jan 1, 1580 to

    Unit 2 Terms

  • Roanoke ISland

    The Lost Colony; the people were never heard from again
  • England defeats the Spanish Armada

    An English fire ship attack drove out the spanish fleet which was also known as the "Invincible Fleet."
  • Settlement of Jamestown

    First successfl English Settlement and was named for King James I of England
  • Establishment of New Netherlands

    Settled slowly
  • First Anglo-Powhatan War

    Started when the English killed a royal woman and her children
  • Mayflower Compact

    First governed document of Plymouth Colony
  • 2nd Anglo-Powhatan War

    The Indian Massacre started it and it killed one third of the colonists.
  • Establishment of the Massachusetts Bay Colony

    England Settlement that was mainly Puritan
  • Establishment of the Carolinas

    Named after Charles I
  • Pequot War

    Armed conflict between Pequuot tribe and Massachusetts Bay Colony. Hundred of Pequot were killed.
  • Banishment of Roger Williams

    He spread diverse, new and dangerous opinions
  • Establishment of Rhode Island

    Roger Williams settled it and declared it a place of religious freedom.
  • Banisment of Anne Hutchinson

    She accused most local ministers of preaching a "covenant of works."
  • Fundamental Orders

    It was adopted by the Connecticut Colony and was basically a Constitution
  • Maryland act of Toleration

    Required religious tolerance in the British North American colonies
  • Navigation Laws

    Series of laws that restricted the use of foreign shipping for trade between England and its colonies
  • Barbados Slave Code

    Meant to protect slaves from cruel masters and masters from unruly slaves
  • New Netherklands becomes New York

    Charles II sent english military to force the governor of New Netherlands to surrender.
  • King Philips War

    It was the first Indian War between the Native Americans and English Colonists
  • Bacon's Rebellion

    It was a rebellion led by Nathaniel Baker because their governor would not respond to attacks made by the Native Americans.
  • Penn's Holy Experiment

    An attempt by the Quakers to establish a community in Pennsylvania
  • Dominion of New England

    Administrative union of English colonies in New England. It failded because the area was too large for one person to govern.
  • The Great Awakeing

    Religious Revival
  • Establishment at Georgia

    It was teh last of the original 13 colonies and was named after King George II of Great Britain