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5th grade Our Nation Social Studies Book, Unit 4

This is about the 5th grade Our Nation Social Studies book, Unit 4.
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plantation
a large farm with many workers who lived on the land they worked
cash crop
a crop grown to be sold for profit
proprietor
an owner
indentured servant
a person who agreed to work for an amount of time in exchange for the cost of housing, food, and the voyage to North America
self-sufficient
having the ability to produce most everything that one needs
grant
to give something formally to someone
persecution
unjust treatment
Separatists
a group of people from England who wanted to separate themselves from the Church of England
pilgrim
person who travels to a place for religious reasons
Puritan
a person from England who wanted to improve the Church of England
dissenter
person whose views are different from those of his or her leaders
intolerant
to be not accepting of ideas or behaviors different from one's own
preacher
a person who gives speeches on religious subjects
artisan
a skilled worker who makes things by hand
apprentice
a person who learns a skill or trade from an experienced worker
town common
an open space in the center of a town where cattle and sheep could graze
free-market economy
a system in which prices are not controlled by the government
auction
a public sale in which something is sold to the person who offers the most money
proponent
a person who supports something
rebel
to resist or fight against authority
democracy
a government that is run by the people
citizen
a member of a country
representative
A person chosen to act for others
assembly
a gathering of elected representatives for a specific purpose
town meeting
a gathering of people who live in a town to discuss issues
county seat
a place where a county government is located