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European Settlements

Chapter 4: European Settlements

claim Something declared as one's own, especially a piece of land.
armada The Spanish word for a large fleet of ships.
invasion An attack by an armed force to conquer another country.
parallel timelines Two or more timelines grouped together.
charter A document that gives certain freedoms to a person or group.
invest To put money into something to try to make more money.
stock A share of ownership in a company.
cash crop A crop that people grow and sell to earn money.
indentured servant Someone who agreed to work for a number of years in exchange for a trip to America.
pilgrim A person who makes a long journey for religious reasons.
compact An agreement.
cape A strip of land that stretches into a body of water.
diversity The variety of people in a group.
tolerance The respect for beliefs that are different from one's own.
missionary A person who teaches his or her religion to others who have different beliefs.
Created by: kpotvin