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Colonies Vocabulary

Study for your Colonies Vocabulary Test

TermDefinition
Colony A land ruled by another country
Direct Democracy
Town Meeting An assembly of people in a New England town that made laws and elected leaders
Cash Crop A crop that people grow to sell
Staple Crop Crops that are grown to be consumed or used for food by the community and is the most important crop grown in that area
Legislature A group of people who make laws
Slavery The practice of holding people against their will and making them work without pay
Indentured Servant A person who agreed to work for another person without pay for a certain length of time in exchange for passage to North America
Export A product that leaves the country
Religious toleration Acceptance of religious differences
Import A product brought into a country
Interdependence Groups of people who rely on each other
Debtor A person who was put in prison for owing money
Immigrant A person who comes into a country to make a new life
Charter An official paper in which certain rights are given by a government to a person, group, or business.
Artisan A craftworker
Proprietor An owner
Separatist Wanted to break away from the Church of England
Pilgrims A person who makes a journey for religious reasons
Puritans Wanted to remain part of the Church of England in America
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