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An area of land that serves as a barrier
Buffer
Areas of land on or near the borders of two adjoining countries, colonies or regions
Borderlands
Fort
presidio
Long-lasting
permanent
Not plentiful
scarce
Some ranchers in the borderlands of northern Mexico built large estates and they were called
haciendas
Self-supporting
Self-sufficient
small religious communities
missions
A colony where the king rules over the colony rather than the business people
Royal colony
The carrying of canoes and supplies around waterfalls and rapids or overland between rivers
portage
branch rivers
tributaries
The king gives ownership of a colony to one person and that person is allowed to rule
proprietary colony
owner
proprietor
document giving a person or group of people official approval to take a certain action
charter
crop that people raise to sell to others rather than to use themselves
cash crop
a safe place
refuge
Group of religious settlers who wanted to make the Church of England more pure
Puritans
The first written system of government in North America
Fundamental Orders
People who come to live in a country after leaving their home country
Immigrants
Plant from which blue dye is made
Indigo
People who had been in prison for owing money
debtors