The COLONY of Rhode Island was founded by ROGER WILLIAMS and ANNE HUTCHISON who were both banished from the Massachusetts COLONY for their religious beliefs. It was 1636 when they founded Rhode Island and it would soon become a place full of religious diversity.
John Peter Zenger and Jonathon Edwards
My name is JONATHON EDWARDS
My name is JOHN PETER ZENGER
WILLIAM PENN was granted a CHARTER from King Charles II and with that created the COLONY of Pennsylvania. A CHARTER is a document from the government that allows someone to create a settlement.
Types of Colonies and the House of Burgesses
NATHANIEL BACON led the first rebellion in 1676 in the Virginia COLONY. The reason for their revolt was that they were tired of their governor not intervening in matters where the colonists were threatened. They felt as they were under poor ruling and could not longer bear to witness people die from Native American attacks
My name is JAMES OLGOTHEROPE
JOHN PETER ZENGER was the first one to test the capabilities of freedom of speech and the press. He was a journalist who was convicted for questioning the governor of New York. He ended up not being guilty and became the basis of freedom of speech and the press.
JONATHON EDWARDS was a PURITAN who tried to bring the faith of Christianity back to the New World.
The HOUSE OF BURGESSES was the form of government in Virginia where laws and taxes were decided.
There was two subsections of the word COLONY. There were ROYAL COLONIES and PROPIERTY COLONIES. A ROYAL COLONY was a COLONY that was directly ruled by the King and a PROPIERTY COLONY was a colony created by a grant of land given to someone by one in power.
JAMES OLGOTHEROPE was the man who founded Georgia in 1732 with the intent of jailing convicts and having a border against the Spanish. It would soon become a place of cash crops and plantations where slavery was abundant..