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Charter A document granting the recipient the right to settle a colony.
Joint-stock company A company in which investors buy stock in return for share its future profits.
Headright A 50- acre grant of land given to colonial settlers who paid their own way.
Burgess An elected representative to an assembly.
Dissent To disagree w/ or oppose an opinion.
Persecute To mistreat a person or group based on their belief.
Tolerance The ability to accept or put up w/ different views or behavior.
Patroon A landowner in the Dutch colonies who ruled over large areas of land.
Pacifist A person who is opposed to use of violence.
Indentured servant A laborer who agrees to work without pay for a certain period of time in exchange for passage to America.
Estate A league of land has one owner
Constitution A list of fundamental laws of a supportive government.
Debtor A person or country that owes money.
Created by: BrookexJai