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Chapter 4- European Settlements

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diversity
the variety of people in a group
claim
something declared as one's own property especially a piece of land
compact
an agreement
invest
to put money into something to try to earn more money
invasion
an attcak by an armed force to conquer another country
charter
a document giving permission to a person or group to do something
missionary
a person who teaches his or her religion to others who have different beliefs
tolerance
respect for beliefs that are different from one's own
cash crop
a crop that people sell and grow to earn money
stock
a share of ownership in a community
parallel timelines
two or more timelines grouped together
cape
a strip of land tht stretches into a body of water
pilgrim
a person who makes a long journey for religious reasons
indentured servant
someone who agrees to work for a number of years in exchange for the cost of a voyage to North America
armada
a Spanish word for a large fleet of ships