Social Studies Life in the Colonies
Terms in this set (24)
Trade goods brought into a country.
Trade goods sent to markets outside a country
This route involved New England, West Indies and Africa
This economic theory states that a nation becomes strong by strictly controlling trade.
A group of people who have the power to make laws.
Colonists won more rights.
People who worked for a master craft-worker in order to learn a trade or craft.
Schools supported by taxes
Wealthy planters, merchants ministers, successful lawyers and royal officials were known as...
People who promised to work for 4-7 years in exchange for their ocean passage.
Schools run by women in their own homes.
Parliament passed these acts as a way to regulate trade between England and its colonies.
A dark-brown syrup made from sugar cane
He persuaded officials to pave streets, organize a fire company, and set up the first lending library in the Americas.
English Bill of Rights
A document that protected the rights of English citizens.
Movement that supported the belief that reason and scientific methods could be applied to the study of society
Social group that included farmers who worked their own land, skilled craft-workers and some tradespeople
Which colony set up first public schools
What was used to make rum
What is a legislature
Group of people who make laws.
What were tutors and what colony hired most of them.
Why did puritans think it was important to be able to read
To study the bible
How did the colonies limit women's rights
A woman needed her husband's approval to sign a contract
What was the primary reason England passed the Navigation acts.
Tighten the grip on colonial trade.
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