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SS Chap 5 vocab

Niewoehner Chap 5 SS Vocab

charter document that permitted colonists to settle on land claimed by their ruler
stock shares in a company often sold to raise money for the company
cash crop food grown for profit
indentured servant a person who agreed to work for someone for a certain amount of time in exchange for the cost of the voyage to North America
House of Burgesses the first law-making assembly in an English colony
Northwest Passage waterway connecting Atlantic and Pacific Oceans
pilgrim person who journeys for religious reasons
Separatist person who wanted to separate from the Church of England
persecution unjust treatment to a person because of his or her beliefs
Mayflower Compact Pilgrim's written plan of government for their colony
Puritan group from England who wanted to purify, or reform, the Church of England
dissenter a person whose views differ from others'
proprietor owner
debtor person who owes money
Created by: kniewoehner