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A beginner who learns a trade or a craft from an experienced master.
apprentice 137
A revival of religious feeling in the American colonies during the 1730s and 1740s.
Great Awakening 139
An 18th –century movement that emphasized the use of reason and the scientific method to obtain knowledge.
enlightenment 140
“Great Charter,” a document guaranteeing basic political rights in England, approved by King John in 1215.
Magna Carta 141
England's chief lawmaking body.
Parliament 142
an agreement signed by William and Mary to respect the rights of English citizens and of Parliament, including the right to free elections.
English Bill of Rights 144
the overthrow of English King James II in 1688 and his replacement by William and Mary.
"Glorious Revolution" 144
a hands-off policy of England toward its American colonies during the first half of the 1700s. 144
salutary neglect
Major early Canadian city; also a province of eastern Canda. 146,m148
Quebec 146,m148
Atlantic-to-Great Lakes waterway used by early explorers of mid-North America. 146,m148
St. Lawrence River 146,m148
a buckskin from an adult male deer was a unit of money for settlers. 127
buck n.
a large group of families that claim a common ancestor. 127
clan
second longest U.S. river, south from Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico. 146,m153
Mississippi River
a conflict in North America from 1754 to 1763 that was part of a worldwide struggle between France and Britain;Britain deffeated France and gained French Canada. 147
French and Indian War n.
The first formal proposal to unite the American colonies, put forth by Benjamin Franklin. 149
Albany Plan of Union
A battle won by the British over the French, and the turning point in the French and Indian War. 150
Battle of Quebec
the 1763 treaty that ended the French and Indian War; Britain gained up all of North America east of the Mississippi River. 150
Treaty of Paris
a revolt against British forts and American settlers in 1763, led in part by Ottawa war leader Pontiac, in response to settlers’ claims of Native American lands and to harsh treatment by British soldiers. 151
Pontiac's Rebellion
An order in which Britain prohibited its American colonists from settling west of the Appalachian Mountains. 151
Proclamation of 1763