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enlightenment movement that spreads the idea that reason and science could improve society
monarch king or queen
legislature a group of people that makes laws
precedent a ruling that is used as the basis for a judicial decision in a later similar case
common law a system law based on plecendent and costums
natural rights freedoms people posses relating to life liberty and property
social conflict an agreement among people in a society with a government
colony a group of people in one place who are ruler by a parent country elsewhere
joint stock investors provide pirtial ownership in a company organized for profit
charter a written document grantiny land and the authority to set up colonial governments
compact an agreement
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