14 terms

Andrew Social Studies Nov 2017

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blizzard
snow storms with strong winds
century
a period of 100 years
colonist
people living in colonies that were from Europe
colony
a settlement that is ruled by a far away government
confederation
a group of governments that work together
decade
a period of ten years
declaration
official statement of independence
glacier
a huge slow moving mass of ice
harbor
a protected area of water where ships can dock safely
independence
freedoms to govern oneself
port
a trading center where goods are put onto and taken off ships
quarry
a large open pit cut into the ground from which stone is mined
revolution
a major sudden change in government or in people's lives
time line
shows events that took place over one day, one month, one year, a decade or longer