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history unit 1 helen

implicate to be involved in or connected with.
pluralistic a society when many religious, cultural, and racial co-exist.
assimilate to take in and incorporate as ones own.
historian an athourity on history.
archeologist a scientist who studies past human cultures by looking at the clues they left behind.
anthropologist a scientist studies the orgins, characteristics, and customs of humankind
decimate to destroy; kill.
starving time a period of starvation during the winter of 1609-1610 in which all but 60% of the colonists died. In Jamestown..
charter a written grant by countries legislative or soverigh power by which a instituion is formed.
proprietary colony a colony contolled by a buiness men.
authority power, right to rule.
royal colony a colony controlled by a governor appointed by the king
toleration act of 1649 a law passed in maryland that made it a crime to restrict the rights of christians.
indentured servents servents who sighned a contract to work 4-7 years for those who paid for their journey to America.
headright system colonists who paid for their own way to Virginia recived 50 acers of land . and another 50 acers for every person they brought from england.
joint-stock company a business formed by a group of people who who jointly make an investment and share in the profits and in loses.
Created by: hwisdom