IMPORTANT EVENTS & CONCEPTS

  1. The Early Colonies (Jamestown, Plymouth, Boston, New York)
  2. Growing Tobacco
  3. Relations between the Colonists & New England Indian Tribes
  4. Indentured Servants
  5. Bacon’s Rebellion
  6. The French in North America
  7. Salem Witch Trials
  8. Anne Hutchinson
  9. War with the Indians (Pequots & King Philip’s war)
  10. The Dutch in North America
  11. Mercantilism
  12. Colonial Life (occupations & lifestyles)
  13. Import of Africans: the move toward slavery
  14. The Great Awakening

Jamestown (1607)

GROWING TOBACCO – Virginia

some researchers say 100 – 150,000 indentured servants came, most died in the heat and disease before working off their contract

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