Busy. Please wait.
Log in with Clever

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever

Username is available taken
show password

Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't Know
Remaining cards (0)
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Unit 3

Vocabulary from unit 3 - Thirteen colonies part I

indentured servants someone who worked for four to seven years as a servant for the master who paid his or her passage to America
patronizing "condescending" - thinking you are better than someone else
estuary body of water where the mouth of a river meets the sea
yeoman a farmer who cultivated his own small farm
massacre to "kill brutally" and often in large numbers
tenet a principle or belief, especially one of the main principles of a religion or philosophy.
martyr a person who is killed because of their religious or other beliefs.
gallows a structure, typically of two uprights and a crosspiece, for the hanging of criminals.
colony land controlled by a distant or foreign nation
realm the kingdom or country where a ruler holds sway
abiding permanent or lasting
scurvy a disease resulting from lack of vitamin C. It makes people bleed easily, and causes teeth to fall out
tolerance the practice of tolerating something, in particular differences of opinion or behavior.
burgess a person with municipal authority or privileges, in particular.
slave a person who is the legal property of another and is forced to obey them.
Pilgrim a person who makes a journey for religious purposes
John Smith an English soldier, explorer, colonial governor, Admiral of New England, and author. He played an important role in the establishment of the Jamestown colony, the first permanent
Mayflower The Mayflower was an English ship that famously transported the first English Puritans, known today as the Pilgrims, from Plymouth, England, to the New World in 1620.
Mayflower Compact an influential document, signed in 1620, that established the rules of Pilgrim society
Created by: kthayer78
Popular U.S. History sets




Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!
"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards