14 terms

Social Studies Chapter 3-Missions

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colony
A settlement that is ruled by a faraway government.
mission
A religious settlement.
missionary
A person who teaches a religion to others.
expedition
A voyage (trip) taken to explore new areas.
presidio
A fort built to protect a settlement.
pueblo
The Spanish word for "village."
plaza
An open square where people can gather.
alcalde
The Spanish word for "mayor."
decade
A period of ten years.
century
A period of one hundred years.
economy
The way people use money and resources to meet their needs.
neophyte
A person who was new to the Catholic religion.
revolted
To fight against someone ruling over you.
custom
A usual way of doing things. A way of behaving or doing something that is specific to a society.
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