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mercantilism

an economic policy of the 1600s and 1700s where nearby natons in order to make themselves richer and more powerful, sought to acqurie more silver and gold to control trade with colonies

lords proprietors

supporters to whom king charles II of england gave a grant to establish a colony that later became SC

quitrent

an anuual rent or tax paid by settlers to the lord proprietors for land garanted by them

headright method

a mtehod of granting an amount of land to settlers depending on the number of people in their families

governor

the head of a colony or state

immigrant

one who moves to a new colony or country to settle there

capital

seat of government for a a state or nation; money that is used in rested to build more wealth

naval stores

pitch and tar made from pine tees, used to make ships water tight

staple crop

a crop that most people eat or are able to use

majority

more than half

juror

a citizen who is chosen to serve on a jury

sounds

long , broad inlets along coast of north carolina

contract

official, leagaly binding writeen agreement

faction

small united group within a larger group

dissenters

in late 1600s, protestants who were not members of anglican church (church of england)

status quo

current state of affairs

compromise

way of settleing disagreements in which each side gives away a little in its demands

parish

church district, in colonial sc. a parish was also an election district for the commons house of assembly

milita

military force composed mainly of citizens

established church

the official church of antion supported by the government and tax money of the citizens.

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