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servant who worked for a set amount of time to pay off a debt
indentured
SENSE written by Thomas Paine to encourage independence
Common
natives that Columbus "encountered" on San Salvador
Taino
COMPACT agreement to govern Plymouth's new settlers
Mayflower
founded the colony where the Steelers now play football
William Penn
English philosopher who believed in natural rights for people
John Locke
Boston _____ - early conflict between the colonoists and the British
Massacre
King of England during the American Revolution
King George III
____ Act - Law passed by Parliament to raise money
Sugar
_____-Stock Company - invested in new colony of Jamestown
Joint
_____ of 1763, prevented colonists from moving west of the Appalachian Mts.
Proclamation
government led by no one
anarchy
the Columbian _____ impacted 3 continents
Exchange
change in the constitution
admendment
Parliament passed laws to levy ____ in order to help pay for the war in Europe
taxes
law that provoked colonists and taxed their daily goods
Stamp Act
leader of Jamestown
John Smith
stated that the colonies were to be states, free from English rule
Delaration of Independence
first representative body of government in the colonies
Virginia House of Burgesses
cash crop that saved Jamestown
tobacco
wrote the Declaration of Independence
Jefferson
John _____ was the leader of Massachusetts Bay Colony
Winthrop
act requiring colonists to give shelter and food to British troops
Quartering
a term meaning "rebirth" which brought a change in people's thinking
Renaissance
father of the Constitution
Madison
slave cruise which was not fun
Middle Passage
to refuse to buy goods or services
boycott
Leader of the Sons of Liberty
Samuel Adams