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2013 5th grade Chap4

5th chapter 4 Lessons 2, 3, 4

Key itemDefinition
Raw Material A resource that can be used to make a product.
Stock Part ownership in a business.
Cash Crop A crop that people grow to sell.
Profit The money left over after all costs have been paid.
Indentured Servant People who agreed to work for a length of time with no pay.
Legislature The lawmaking branch of the government.
Represent To speak for.
Royal Colony Colony owned by a king.
Walter Raleigh Chosen by Queen Elizabeth I to set up a colony in North America.
John White Led a group of settlers to Roanoke Island in 1587.
Roanoke An island in Virginia.
John Smith The leader of Jamestown.
Pocahontas Chief Powhatan's daughter who helped bring about a short time of peace between the Native Americans and the colonists.
John Rolfe Brought tabacco plants from the West Indies to the colony.
House of Burgesses Virginia's legislature
Pilgrim A person who makes a journey for religious reasons.
Compact An agreement.
Self-government The right for the people to govern themselves.
Majority Rule If more than half od the people agreed to a law or a decision, everyone had to follow it.
William Bradford Oneof Plymouth's early governors.
Samoset Native American who welcomed the englishmen
Squanto Tisquantum; taken and sold as a slave to work in Spain.
Demand The desire
Supply The amount of a good that is offered for sale.
Ally Partners.
Proprietary Colony A whole colony owned by one person.
Samuel de Champlain Founded Quebec as well as the St. Lawrence River.
Quebec The first French settlement in North America.
New Netherland The first colony settled by the Dutch.
New Amsterdam A town set up on the south end of Manhattan Island.
New Sweden Colony set up by the Swedish, south of New Netherland.
Jacques Marquette Catholic missionary; led small group along with Louis Joliet to find the Mississippi River.
Louis Joliet A fur trader; led a small group along with Jacques Marquette to find the Mississippi River.
Louisiana State named after King Louis XIV.
Sieur de la Salle French explorer (Rene-Robert Cavelier) who set out to find the Mouth of the Mississippi River.
New Orleans Louisiana's capital; one of the colony's first towns.
Created by: Mrs. Hastings