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21 Cards in this Set

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explorers who received grants from Spain
conquistadors
first powered a cotton mill in 1783
steam engine
sun-dried mud brick
adobe
plantation bosses
overseers
petition
formal request
British mercenaries
Hessians
study of ancient people
archaeology
narrow, twisting passage to an ocean
strait
gives legal right to inventions
patent
hit-and-run war technique
guerrilla warfare
united protesters opposed to British rule
Intolerable acts
fought the redcoats
minutemen
long period of little rainfall
drought
soldiers who run away
deserters
Bought from foreign markets
imports
movement of angry farmers
Shay's Rebellion
taxes on foreign imported goods
custom duties
money for investment
capital
a learning assistant
apprentice
a highly developed society
civilization
people who refuse to fight
pacifists