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1606

The Virginia Company 

A joint stock company that received a charter to " make habitation "

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1607

Jamestown

The 1st settlement was John Smith.

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1614

Johnson Rolfe

Learned how to grow tobacco from seeds from the West Indians 

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1619

House of Burgesses

Two representatives from a church met at a church in Jamestown 

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1620

Mayflower Compact 

A Compact where pilgrims had to pledge loyalty 

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1639

The Fundemental Orders of Connecticut 

The first written constitution in America, it described the organization of representative government in detail



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