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People who are brought to the colonies and must work to pay off the trip.
Criminals that are taken from jail and made to work in the colonies.
People captured in Africa and sold to plantation owners. The plantation owner saw them as property.
A person who produces or trades goods.
When a family grows only enough food to survive.
Products that are made at home (furniture, clothing, etc.)
Crops that are grown in large amounts and sold for a profit.
Joint Stock Company
A company in which the investors buy stock in the company in exchange for a share of its future profits.
A colony that is run by individuals or groups to whom the land was granted.
A colony run by a governor and a council appointed by the king.
A document that gives the holder the right to organize settlements in an area.
Disagreement with or opposition to an opinion.
A person opposed to the use of war or violence to settle a dispute.
A farmer who works the land owned by someone else in exchange for rent in cash or crops.
A person on a religious journey. In America, they were a group of Separatists who journeyed to America in order to separate from the Anglican Church.
Protestants who came to America in order to form a more "pure" Anglican church.
To treat someone harshly because of that person's beliefs or practices.
A formal document, written in 1620 that provided law and order to the Plymouth Colony.
A person or country that owes money.
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