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The English Colonies Terms-to-Know

indentured servant People who travel across the Atlantic Ocean on a boat to work for their masters for several years.
Puritan People who wanted to "purify" the English Church and simplify the church's religious ceremonies.
Quaker A member of the Religious Society.
economy The wealth and resources of a country or region especially in terms of the production and consumption of goods and services.
slave trade The business of capturing, transporting, and selling people as slaves.
cash crop Crops such as tobacco, sugar, and cotton.
assembly An elected group of lawmakers.
Blue Laws A strict religious law, particularly one preventing entertainment or leisure activities on a Sunday.
petition A formal, written request.
rights Powers of privileges that belong to people as citizens and that cannot or should not be taken away by the government.
Parliament The lawmaking body of England, consisting of representatives from throughout the kingdom.
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