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History Unit4

Joint Stock Company A business formed by a group of people who jointly make an investment and share in the profits and the losses.
Starving Time A term referring to the winter of 1609-1610 in Jamestown when 75% of the English Settlers died of Starvation.
Authority The power or right to give orders.
Headright System The Headright System started by the London Company, Colonists who paid their own way to Virginia recieved 50 acres of land.
Indentured Servant A colonist who received free passage to North America.
Factor A Circumstance or fact that contributes to a result or outcome.
Bacon's Rebellion An Attack led by Nathaniel Bacon against American Indians and the Colonial Government in Virginia.
Religious Persecution The Systematic Mistreatment of an individual or group because of their religious beliefs.
Refuge Protection or Shelter from danger or hardship.
Royal Colony When the English Crown bought North and South Carolina in 1729 making them Royal Colonies.
Priopriatory Colony A priopriatory colony is for the colonies proprietors or owners they controlled the Government.
Slave Codes Laws Passed in the colonies to control slaves.
Toleration Act of 1649 A Maryland law that make restricting the religious rights of Christians a crime; The first law guaranteeing religious freedom to be passed in America.
Representative Government A form of Government in which citizens elect representativeto make decisions and laws for them.
Middle Passage A voyage that brought enslaved Africans across the Atlantic Ocean to North America and the West Indies.
African Diaspora The population of misplaced Africans.
Triangular Trade Trading Networks in which goods and slaves moved among England, the American colonies, and Africa.
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