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Colonies

5th Grade Social Studies

TermDefinition
cash crop farm crop raised to be sold for money
charter a written grant of authority from the king
Chief Powhatan leader of the Powhatan people and father of Pocahontas
indentured servant worker who agreed to work without pay for a certain amount of time in exchange for passage to America
John Smith leader of Jamestown
King James I King of England when the colonies began
Mayflower Compact a formal document, written in 1620, that provided law and order to the Plymouth colony
Middle Colonies New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware
Middle Passage the middle portion of the triangular trade that brought African slaves to the Americas
New England Colonies Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Hampshire
colony settlement built far away from the country that rules it
persecution mistreatment of people because of their beliefs
pilgrim a person who makes a journey for religious reasons
Plymouth a town in Massachusetts founded by Pilgrims in 1620
Samoset Native American who greeted the Pilgrims by saying, "Welcome, Englishmen“
separatist a person who wanted to separate from the Church of England
Created by: jharvey09
 

 



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