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Civics Chap2 terms ~
|movement that spread the idea that reason and science could improve society
|King or Queen
|a group of people that makes laws
|a ruling that is used as the basis for a judicial decision in a later, similar case.
|a system of law based on precedent and customs
|freedoms people possess relating to life, liberty, and property.
|an agreement among people in a society with a government.
|a group of people in one place who are ruled by a parent country elsewhere.
|investors provide partial ownership in a company organized for profit.
|a written document granting land and the authority to set up colonial governments
|an agreement, or contract, among a group of people .
|In which the owner, or proprietor, owned the land and controlled the government.
|One owned and ruled directly by the King
|workers who contracted with American colonist for food and shelter in return for their labor.
|A large estate
|pattern of trade that developed in colonial times among the Americas, Africa, and Europe
|Areas of flat, low plans, near the seacoast of Virginia and North Carolina.
|The philosophy or spirit of equality.
|the theory that a country's power depends on its wealth.
|The refusal to purchase certain goods.
|To cancel a law
|situation in which government spends more than it collects in revenues
|self-reliance and freedom from outside control.
|colonial Puritans who considered themselves people on a religious journey
|religious dissenter who came to the colonies to purify, or reform, the Anglican Church
|acceptance of other groups, such as religious groups