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VOCABULARY DEFINITION
Conquistadors a conqueror, especially one of the Spanish conquerors of Mexico and Peru in the 16th century.
Circumnavigate sail all the way around.
Queen Eilizabeth daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn. She established the Church of England (1559) and put an end to Catholic plots, notably by executing Mary Queen of Scots (1587) and defeating the Spanish Armada (1588).
Mercantilism belief in the benefits of profitable trading; commercialism.
NorthWest Passage The Northwest Passage is a sea route through the Arctic Ocean, along the northern coast of North America via waterways through the Canadian Arctic Archipelago, connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.
John Smith English explorer who helped found the colony at Jamestown, Virginia
Representative Government a person who represents a constituency or community in a legislative body, especially a member of the U.S. House of Representatives or a lower house
Magna Carta a charter of liberties to which the English barons forced King John to give his assent in June 1215 at Runnymede. 2 : a document constituting a fundamental guarantee of rights and privileges.
Royal Colony a colony governed directly by the crown through a governor and council appointed by it
Proprietary Colony A proprietary colony was a type of British colony especially in North America and the Caribbean in the 17th century. In the British Empire, all land belonged to the king, and it was his prerogative to divide.
George Washington 1st President of the United States George Washington - 1st President of the United States; commander-in-chief of the Continental
Militia a military force that is raised from the civil population to supplement a regular army in an emergency.
Alliance a union or association formed for mutual benefit, especially between countries or organizations.
Boycott withdraw from commercial or social relations with (a country, organization, or person) as a punishment or protest.
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