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TermDefinition
enlitenment the action of enlightening or the state of being enlightened.
monacech king or qween
legislacher the legislative body of a country or state
presidint the elected head of a republican state.
common law the part of English law that is derived from custom and judicial precedent rather than statutes. Often contrasted with statutory law.
natrol rights that people supposedly have under natural law. The Declaration of Independence of the United States lists life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness as natural rights.
soshol contract an implicit agreement among the members of a society to cooperate for social benefits, for example by sacrificing some individual freedom
colony a country or area under the full or partial political control of another country, typically a distant one, and occupied by settlers from that country.
jont stoke compony a company whose stock is owned jointly by the shareholders.
charter a written grant by a country's legislative or sovereign power, by which an institution such as a company, college, or city is created and its rights and privileges defined.
compact is a signed written agreement that binds you to do what you've promised.
propriety colony in which one or two Individuals, usually land owners, remaining subject to their parent state's sanctions, retained rights that are today regarded as the privilege of the state, and in all cases eventually became so.
royl colony was a type of colonial administration of the English and later British Empire. Crown, or royal, colonies were ruled by a governor appointed by the monarch.
religis dissenters a person who dissents, as from an established church, political party, or majority opinion.
puritans were a group of people who grew discontent in the Church of England and worked towards religious, moral and societal reforms
pilgams is a traveler who is on a journey to a holy place
toleration the practice of tolerating something, in particular differences of opinion or behavior.
indebted servant person under contract to work for another person for a definite period of time, usually without pay but in exchange for free passage to a new country. During the seventeenth century most of the white laborers
plantahson is a long, artificially-established forest, farm or estate
triangular trade s a historical term indicating trade among three ports or regions
tidewater is a geographic area of southeast Virginia and northeastern North Carolina, part of the Atlantic coastal plain. Portions of Maryland facing the Chesapeake Bay are also given this designation
egalatareisom eqwality in sosiety
mercantilism belief in the benefits of profitable trading; commercialism.
boycott a punitive ban that forbids relations with certain groups, cooperation with a policy, or the handling of goods.
repel the action of revoking or annulling a law or congressional act
delegate send or authorize someone to do something as a representative.
independence the fact or state of being independent.
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