Laborer who agreed to work without pay for a certain period of time in exchange for passage to America
the trading system between the Americas, England and Africa; Africa would give slaves and rum to the Americas, including the West Indies; America would offer timber, tobacco, fish, and flour; England would mainly process and ship back
The voyage that brought Africans to North and South America
Slave who composed the first ever slave narrative.
a legislative body of a country.
a constitutional guarantee that no one can be held in prison without charges being filed.
an economic system where a nation accumulates wealth by exporting more goods than it imports.
British trade laws enacted by Parliament during the mid 1700s that regulated colonial commerce.
a movement in the 18th century that advocated the use of reason in the reappraisal of accepted ideas and social institutions
American statesman, diplomat, author, scientist, and inventor.
Religious revival in the American colonies of the eighteenth century during which a number of new Protestant churches were established by evangelical preachers.
American theologian and missionary whose sermons and writings stimulated a period of renewed interest in religion in America (1703-1758)
an English priest who helped spread the Great Awakening in Britain and in the British V.A. Colonies.
US General and political leader, 1st President of US 1789-97.
French and Indian war
a war fought from 1754-1763 in which Britain and its colonies defeated France and its Native American allies gaining control of Eastern North America.
Proclamation of 1763
A proclamation from the British government which forbade British colonists from settling east of the Appalachian Mountains.