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separatist
Puritan who wanted to leave the Church or England
enslaved
when someone has been forced into a system where he or she works for no pay and can be bought and sold as property
Islam
a religion based on the belief that there is only one God and that Muhammad was his most important prophet
renaissance
the period between the 14th and 16th centuries when Europeans made many advances in art, literature, and science
religious persecution
keeping people from worshipping God the they think is right
ambush
to attack by surprise froma hiding place
epidemic
an outbreak of disease that makes many people sick at once
pilgrimage
a journey made by religious people to a place they consider sacred
privateer
the captain of an army, privately owned ship, whom the government has given permission to attack enemy ship, any private ship operated by such a person
pelt
an animal skin with hair or fur still on it
saga
Icelandic legends about events that happened in the past
immunity
the ability to resist getting sick from a disease
puritan
a protestant during the 16th and 17th centuries who wanted to change the church of England
legend
a story that is told over and over again by many generations of people
Columbian exchange
the transfer of peoples, plants, and animals across the Atlantic Ocean after Columbus's first trip to the Americas
plantation
a large farm where crops are grown and the people who tend it live on the land