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Cortez Conquistador of the Aztecs
Pizarro Conquistador of the Incas
conquistador Spanish explorer/soldiers especially in "New World"
Circumnavigate sail around the world completely
Queen Elizabeth Queen of England in early age of Exploration, made Eng a world power
merchantilism idea the colonies were created to make a profit for home country
John Smith leader of Jamestown said "work or Don't eat"
Rep. Government Government where leaders are chosen by citizens
James oglethorpe founder of the colony of Georgia the help debters
plantation large farm where laborers live on property
royal colony colony owned by king where profits go to him also
proprietary colony colony owned by person or group where profits go to them
George Washington George Washington leader of Rebels & eventually first president
Militia civilians the work with but not part of the regualar army
alliance cooperation between two groups usually for purpose of protection
boycott official refusal to use an item
monopoly complete control of the market on an item or service
minutemen militia men ready at a minutes notice
Thomas Jefferson Thomas Jefferson writer of declaration of Independance
blockade closing of a port by naval power
Articles Of Confederation original plan of government for the colonies
Daniel Shays patriot hero who lost farm & rebelled against states
Federalist those supporters of the Constitution without a bill of Rights/ strong fed. Government
Anti-federalsit opposed the approval of the Constitution without a Bill of Rights
B. Franklin patriot leader, statesman, inventor, etc.
john Hancock president of second Constitutional Congress/ first to sign Declaration of Independance
Benedict Arnold traitor to Rev. cause
Created by: Carter3168