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colony
a land that is ruled by another country
planatation
a large farm
slavery
the practice of holding people against their will and making them work without pay
borderlands
areas of land on or near the borders between countries, colonies, or regions
presidio
a Spanish fort
mission
a small religious settlement
haciendas
large, Spanish-owned estates of land, usually run as farms or cattle ranches
raw material
a resource that can be used to make a product
stock
part ownership in a business
cash crop
a crop that people grow to sell
profit
the of money left over after expenses are taken out
indentured servants
Individuals who agreed to work for a period of time in exchange for free passage to N. America
legislature
Lawmaking branch of the goverment
represent
to speak for
royal colony
A colony under the direct control of a monarch