British North America

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British North America by Mind Map: British North America

1. Wars & Conflicts

1.1. English Civil War: The civil war was started as a result over the power of the monarchy and the rights of Parliament.

1.2. Glorious Revolution: William of Orange took the English throne from James the second in 1688. This brought a permanent realignment of power within the English Constitution.

1.3. Bacon's Rebellion: Bacon's Rebellion was an armed rebellion held by Virginia settlers that took place from 1675 to 1676. While the farmers did not succeed in their initial goal of driving the Native Americans from Virginia, the rebellion resulted in Berkeley being recalled to England.

1.4. Yamasee War: The Yamasee War was a conflict fought in South Carolina from 1715–1717 between British settlers from the Province of Carolina and the Yamasee and a number of other allied Native American peoples, including the Muscogee, Cherokee, Catawba, Apalachee, Apalachicola, Yuchi, Savannah River Shawnee, Congaree, Waxhaw, Pee Dee.

1.5. Pequot War: The Pequot War was an armed conflict that took place between 1636 and 1638 in New England between the Pequot tribe and an alliance of the colonists of the Massachusetts Bay, Plymouth, and Saybrook colonies and their allies from the Narragansett and Mohegan tribes.

2. Important Figures

2.1. William Penn

2.1.1. Founded the colony of Pennsylvania as a place for religious freedom

2.1.2. Walking Purchase: an alleged 1737 agreement between the Penn family, the original proprietors of the Province of Pennsylvania in the colonial era (later the American state of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania after 1776), and the Lenape native Indians (also known as the Delaware Indians).

3. Race

3.1. Indians (enslaved)

3.2. Middle Passage: the sea journey undertaken by slave ships from West Africa to the West Indies.

4. Territories

4.1. Maryland: founded in 1652

4.2. Connecticut: founded in 1776

4.3. Rhode Island: founded by Roger Williams in 1636, who had been banished from the Massachusetts colony for his advocacy of religious tolerance and the separation of church and state.

4.4. New York: It was originally a Dutch colony but was surrendered to the English and founded as an English colony in1664

4.5. Carolina: As a whole it was founded in 1663, separate in 1729