socialstudies vocab

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colony

a land that is ruled by another country

planatation

a large farm

slavery

the practice of holding people against their will and making them work without pay

borderlands

areas of land on or near the borders between countries, colonies, or regions

presidio

a Spanish fort

mission

a small religious settlement

haciendas

large, Spanish-owned estates of land, usually run as farms or cattle ranches

raw material

a resource that can be used to make a product

stock

part ownership in a business

cash crop

a crop that people grow to sell

profit

the of money left over after expenses are taken out

indentured servants

Individuals who agreed to work for a period of time in exchange for free passage to N. America

legislature

Lawmaking branch of the goverment

represent

to speak for

royal colony

A colony under the direct control of a monarch

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