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Chapter 4: 5th grade Social Studies

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claim
something declared AS ONE'S OWN, especially a piece of land
armada
the Spanish word for a large fleet of SHIPS
invasion
AN ATTACK by an armed force to conquer another country
parallel timelines
TWO OR MORE TIMELINES grouped together
charter
a document giving PERMISSION to a person or group TO DO SOMETHING
invest
to put MONEY into something TO TRY TO EARN MORE MONEY
stock
A SHARE OF OWNERSHIP in a company
cash crop
A CROP that people grow and sell TO EARN MONEY
indentured servant
SOMEONE WHO AGREED TO WORK for a number of years in exchange for the cost of a voyage to North America
pilgrim
a PERSON who MAKES LONG JOURNEY for religious reasons
compact
AN AGREEMENT
cape
A STRIP OF LAND that stretches into a body of water
diversity
the VARIETY OF PEOPLE in a group
tolerance
RESPECT FOR BELIEFS that are different from one's own
missionary
A PERSON who TEACHES his or her RELIGION to others who have different beliefs.