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What is a system of government in which voters elect representatives to make laws for them Representative Government
What is a nation in which voters choose representatives to govern them Republic
What was the first representative assembly in the new world  House of Burgesses
What are the three branches of government Judicial, legislative, and executive
The first document that limited power of the ruler The Magna Carta
This protected the rights of of English citizens and became the basis for the bill of rights English bill of rights
What was the agreement signed in 1620 by the pilgrims in Plymouth that said they would promise to work together to make ot succeed The Mayflower Compact
What was the first permanent English settlement that was founded in 1607 Jamestown
What was the colony settled in 1620 Plymouth colony
Who sailed the ocean blue in 1492 Christopher Columbus
What is a fast ship used in exploration A caravel
What is a navigational system used to plot stars Astrolabe
What is the economic theory that a country's strength is measured by by the amount of gold it has Mercantilism
What is the freedom of private business to operate competitively for profit Free enterprise
What is an original recording of an event Primary source
What are later writing and interpretations of historians and writers Secondary sources
First written constitution in America Fundamental orders of Connecticut
Colony that contains New York, New Jersey, Delaware, and Pennsylvania The middle colonies
Colonies that contain Georgia, south Carolina, north Carolina, Virginia, and Maryland The southern colonies
Colonies that contain Connecticut, Rhode island, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire The New England colonies
These people wanted to reform the English church Puritans
These people wanted to set up their own churches Separatists
Colony ran by individuals or groups whom land was granted Proprietary colony
A colony in which investors buy stock in return for a share of its future profits Joint stock colony
A colony ran by its governor appointed by the king or queen Royal colony
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