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TermDefinition
Cortez Conquistador of the Aztecs
Pizarro Conquistador of the Incas
Conquistador Spanish explorer or soldier especially in "New World"
Circumnavigate Sail around the the world completely
Queen Elizabeth Queen of England in early age of exploration; made England world power
Merchantilism Idea that colonies were created to make a profit for home country
John Smith Leader of Jamestown, said "work or don't eat"
Representative Government Where leaders are chosen by citizens
James Oglethorpe Founder of the colony of Georgia
Plantation Large farm where labor lives on the property
Royal Colony Colony owned by king where profits go to him also
Proprietary Colony Colony owned by a person or group where profits go to them
George Washington Leader of the Rebels, eventually first president
militia civilians that work but not part of the regular army
alliance To work together
boycott Official refusal to use an item
monopoly Complete control of market on an item or service
Minutemen Militia men who work on minutes notice
Thomas Jefferson Wrote Declaration of Independence
Blockade Closing of a port by naval power
Articles of Confderation Original plan of government for thecolonies
Daniel Shays Patriot hero who lost his farm and Rebelled against his state
Federalists Those supporters of constitution without a bill of rights and strong fed government
Anti-Federalists Opposed the approval of the constitution without Bill of Rights
Ben Franklin Patriot leader statesmen, inventor
John Hancock President of second continental congress, first to sign the Declaration of Independence
Benedict Arnold Traitor to Revolutionary cause
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