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indentured servant

A person who worked for another person in order to pay back a debt


Very small pieces of soil that are carried by water currents and settle to the bottom of a river, stream, or other body of water


A settlement in a distant land under the control of another nation


The person in charge; an owner, ruler, or governor


To give permission to settle on a piece of land


Money owed to a person, business, or government


A person who is forced to work for someone else without pay, usually under poor conditions


A large farming estate

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