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  1. a group that existed during the French Colonial Period, in charge of judicial matters and was presided over by commissary commissioner.
  2. a situation that occurs when armed forces try to capture a fortified fort or town by surrounding it and preventing any supplies from reaching it.
  3. a set of laws governing the conduct and treatment of slaves.
  4. the crime of trying to overthrow the government of one's own state or country.
  5. land given to the directors of the Company of the West under the condition that they bring settlers to the colony.
  6. during the Spanish colonial period, the ability to store goods in warehouses in New Orleans before loading them onto ocean-going ships.

5 True/False Questions

  1. proprietorshipa system that gave an individual a charter to operate the colony as a business.


  2. casket girlsyoung women who came to Louisiana in 1728 to become wives of the settlers.


  3. militiaa group of people who settle in a distant land but who still keep their ties to their native land.


  4. Cabildothe governing body of Louisiana while it was a Spanish colony.


  5. surveyorA person who measured and marked off boundary lines to establish land ownership.


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