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Grade 7 SS Chapter 3

Chapter 3

Colony A region (land) claimed and governed (ruled) by a country from a different part of the world.
Natural Resources Something that is found in nature and can be used by people. These include light, air, water, plants, animals, soil, stone, minerals and fossil fuels.
Mercantilism Get something cheap from one land and sell it to another country for more money.
Merchant Someone who buys and sells things.
Merchandise Another name for goods being sold.
Harvested The bring in or to get it.
Monopoly The complete control of a resource by a single company. Also called “Charter Companies”.
Charter A set of rules and privileges granted to a company by a king or queen. Special rules that the king or queens says the company can do.
Ruler The leader. King or Queen
Economic Money
Permanent settlement A place they would stay and live. Create their own community.
Languages and cultures of thirteen colonies English, German, Sweden, and Holland.
Agriculture Farming, growing crops.
Rupert’s land Mostly French controlled by Hudson’s Bay Company. Fur trade was the main merchandise they had.
Hudson’s bay company chartered company created 1670, was a fur trading business for most of its history, a past with the colonization of British North America and the development of Canada.
Catholic Religion of New France.
Coexistence Live together
Catholic church Worship, Hospitals, orphanages, schools and skills training took place. Most important icon of New France Colony.
Fille De roy Homeless and orphaned girls that were shipped to New France.
Dowry Money a woman brings to her new husband to pay for a wedding and to his family. This was to populate (have babies) New France.
Habitant People that lived there were farmers who worked on farms and lived on seigneuries (farms they did not own.)
Seigneurs Landlords who rented out land to habitants.
Voyageur Means “traveller”
Protestant Religion of the Thirteen colonies.
Created by: lisafeld



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