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Wiker SS Ch 4

Chapter 4 - European Settlement

land or a settlement ruled by another country colony
a person who lives in a land ruled by a distant country colonist
an area of land that serves as a barrier buffer zone
land that stretched across what is now the southern United States from Florida to California borderlands
a Spanish ‘fort’ presidio
long-lasting permanent
a name for a large estate in the borderlands along the border of Mexico and New Spain hacienda
able to provide for one’s own needs without help from others self-sufficient
a person sent by a church to teach its religion missionary
a small religious settlement mission
a war between two groups in the same country civil war
a settlement ruled directly by a monarch royal colony
a settlement where a king or monarch gives the land to one person for that person to rule proprietary colony
an owner proprietor
a huge farm plantation
a commander of English warships that attacked Spanish ships carrying treasures sea dog
a resource that can be used to make a products raw material
a fleet of war ships armada
a share of ownership in a company stock
economic success prosperity
a crop people raise to sell rather than use themselves cash crop
a branch of the government that makes laws legislature
a representative who is chosen by and speaks for other people burgess
the right to control and make decisions authority
a person who makes a journey for religious reasons pilgrim
an agreement compact
control of one’s own government self-rule
more than half the people agree for a decision to be made majority rule
Created by: wiker5