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Chapter 2 Vocab.
|movement that spread the idea that reason and science could improve society.
|king or queen
|a group of people that makes laws
|a ruling that is used as the basis for a judicial decision in a later, similar case.
|a system of law based on precedent and customs.
|freedoms people possess
|relating to life, liberty and property
|a group of people in one place who are ruled by a parent country elsewhere.
|investors provide partial ownership in a company organized for profit
|a written document granting land and the authority to set up colonial governments (or a government document granting permission to organize a corporation.)
|an agreement or contract, among a group of people
|area with owner-controlled land and government.
|a colonial area of land controlled directly by a king or other monarch
|those who followed a religious faith other than the official religion of England.
|religious dissenter who came to the colonies to purify, or reform, the Anglican Church.
|colonial puritans who considereed themselves people on a religious journey
|acceptance of other groups, such as religious groups
|workers who contracted with american colonisits for food and shelter in return for their labor
|a large estate
|pattern of trade that developed in colonial times among the Americas, Africa, and Europe.
|areas of low, flat plains near the seacoast of Virginia and North Carolina.
|the philosophy or spirit of equality
|the theory that a country should sell more goods to other countries than it buys
|the refusal to purchase certain goods
|to cancel a law
|a representative to a meeting
|self-reliance and freedom from outside control