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13 colonies

for 5th graders
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Colonists
people who settled in the colonies
House of Burgesses
the first lawmaking body in the colonies
Indentured Servants
people who agreed to work for a period of time in exchange for free passage from Europe
Mayflower Compact
the plan of government decided on by the pilgrims
Pilgrim
a person who makes a journey for religious reasons
Triangular trade
the import and export of goods, crops, and slaves between Europe, Africa, and The Americas
Democracy
a form of government where decisions are based on majority rule