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Chapter 4 voacb ss

TermDefinition
charter a document granting the recipient the right to settle a colony
investigate to try to discover facts and other information about something
headright a 50-acre grant of land given to colonial settlers who paid their own way
expand to increase in size or number
joint stock company company in which investors buy stock in return for share of its future profits
dissent to disagree with or oppose an opinion
jamestown 1st successful English colony
indigo flowering plant used to dye cloth a deep blue
patroons landowners who received land grants from the Dutch west indies
debtor a person or country who owes money
pacifist person opposed to the use if violemce
plymouth British colony founded for religious reasons in 1620
constitution list of fundamental laws to support a government
indentured servant person who agrees to work without pay in trade for passage to the colonies
tolerance to accept or put up with different views or behaviors
persecute to mistreat a person or group on the basis of their beliefs
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