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The right to acquire a certain amount of land granted to the person who finances the passage of a laborer
Headright
To take away the right to vote
Disfranchise
Any conflict between the citizens or inhabitants of the same country
Civil War
The territory adjoining water affected by tides-that is, near the seacoast or coastal rivers
Tidewater
That portion of a slave ship's journey in which slaves were carried from Africa to the Americas
Middle Passage
The ability to mate and produce abundant young
Fertility
Fit for servants; humble or low
Menial
An armed force of citizens called out only in emergencies
Militia
A social group arranged in ranks or classes
Hierarchy
A group or institution granted legal rights to carry on certain specified activities
Corporation
A sermon or prophecy recounting wrongdoing, warning of doom, and calling for repentance
Jeremiad
The illegal execution of an accused person by mob action, without due process of law
Lynching
An inland region set back from a port, river, or seacoast
Hinterland
The basic pattern of the distribution of status and wealth in a society
Social Structure
Of noble or upper-class descent
Blue Blood