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Social Studies Ch5 Lesson1-3

TEST - THIS WEEK! MAP QUIZ - NEXT MONDAY!
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charter
official document giving a person or group permission to do something
stock
share in a company
cash crop
crop grown to be sold for profit
indentured servant
person who agreed to work for someone for a certain amount of time in exchange for the cost of a voyage to the North Americans
House of Burgesses
Law making assembly (In Colonial Virginia)
northwest passage
Water route that explorers hoped would flow through NA, connecting the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean
pilgrim
person who travles to a new place for a religious reason
separatists
Group of people from England who wanted to seperate themselves from the English church. Some travled to NA in search of religious freedom.
persecution
unjust treatment because of one's beliefs
Mayflower Compact
plan of government written by the pilgrams who sailed the MAYFLOWER
Puritan
group of people who wanted to purify the church of England. Est. Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1630.