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colonists
people who live in a colony
grant
gift of money
compact
an agreement
agent
a person who does business for other people
Northwest Passage
a water route that explorers wanted to find so that traders could go through North America to Asia
profit
the money left over after everything has been paid for
rumor
stories without proof
Armada
fleet of war ships
cival war
a war between people of the same country.
colony
a settlement ruled by another country
interpreter
Aperson who translates from one language to another.
conquistador
Spanish conquerors in the Americas during the early 1500s.
trade network
a system in which trade takes place between certain groups of people.
claim
to declare that you or your country owns something
plantations
huge farms
pilgrim
a person who makes a journey for a religious reason
Mayflower Compact
An agreement by those on the Mayflower to make and obey laws for their colony. This was the first self-rule by American Colonists.
desertion
running away from duties, such as military duties.
mainland
the main part of a continent
missionary
a person who teaches his or her religion to others