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colony
a group of people who establish a settlement far from home, but still maintain ties with their homeland
settlement
a small comunity
Jamestown
early North American settlement, founded by England in 1607
marshland
low lying wetlands usually with grassy vegetation
malaria
an infectious parasitic disease spread by mosquitos
tobacco
a green plant native to North America whose leaves can be dried and smoked
House of Burgess
first representative government group in America
royal colony
any colony ruled and administered by a sovereign
Church of England
the national church of England
Separatists
one who advocates separation from the establish, especially a church
Pilgrim
a devoted religious person who travels on a quest
harvest
collection of foods, especially those grown as a crop
indentured servent
someone required to work for his or her freedom
slave
person forced to work for another and considered property