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13 Colonies Vocab

A few basic terms.

Pilgrim a person who journeys to a sacred place for religious reasons.
Puritan a member of a group of English Protestants of the late 16th and 17th centuries who regarded the Reformation of the Church
Middle Passage the sea journey undertaken by slave ships from West Africa to the West Indies
Missionary a person sent on a religious mission
Treaty an agreement at the end of the war
Established Church a state religion
Triangle Trade a system in which slaves, crops, and manufactured goods were traded between Africa, the Caribbean, and the American colonies.
Indigo a tropical plant of the pea family, which was formerly widely cultivated as a source of dark blue dye.
treaty a formally concluded and ratified agreement between countries.
Religious Tolerance when people allow other people to think or practice other religions and beliefs
Charter a written grant by a country's legislative power, by which a city is created and its rights and privileges defined.
Quakers A protestant christian that has strong non-violence beliefs
Persecution hostility and ill-treatment, especially because of race or political or religious beliefs.
Debtor a person or institution that owes a sum of money.
Mason-Dixon Line the boundary between Maryland and Pennsylvania, taken as the northern limit of the slave-owning states before the abolition of slavery.
Proclamation Line the western border of the English colonies.
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