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history unit 4

unit 4

Royal Colony a colony under the direct control of a monarch
Refuge protection or shelter from danger on hardship
starving time a term referring to the of 1609-1610 in Jamestown when 75% of the English settlers died of starvation and disease
religious persecution the systematic mistreatment of an individual or group because of their religious beliefs
triangular trade trading networks in which goods and slaves moved along England,at the American colonies, and Africa
Toleration Act of 1649 a Maryland law that made restricting the religious rights of Christians a crime; the first law guaranteeing religious freedom to be passed in America
slave codes laws passed in the colonies to control slaves
Middle Passage a voyage that brought enslaved Africans across the Atlantic Ocean to North America and the West Indies
African Diaspora the population of displaced Africans and their descendants around the world
indentured servant a colonist who received free passage to North America in exchange for working without pay for a certain number of years
Bacon's Rebellion an attack led by Nathaniel Bacon against American Indians and the colonial government in Virginia
factor a circumstance or fact that contributes to a result or outcome
authority the power to in force laws, give order, or make decisions
joint stock company a business formed by a group of people who jointly make an investment and share in the profits and losses
Headright system a system started by the london company where colonists who paid their own way to Virginia received 50 acres of land. Rich people could receive more
Representative Government a form of government in which citizens elect representatives to make decisions and laws for them
Proprietary Colony a colony run by individuals or groups whom land was granted
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