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To keep order, teh 41 men on the Mayflower signed an agreement, or ____________.
Compact
The men on the Mayfloweragreed to make laws for the good of the colony and to obey those laws. This agreement was known as the ___________________. IT IS THE FIRST EXAMPLE OF SELF RULE IN THE AMERICAS.
Mayflower Compact
Tisquantum stayed with the Pilgrims and became their __________. He translated the Indian's language and lifeways.
interpreter
A water route cutting through North America.

Cartier was hoping to find this
Northwest Passage
a system of trading,

Used by the Indian tribes in eastern Canada
trade network
Hurons acted as______--that is, they did business for other Indian Groups
Agents
A fleet of War Ships.

Spain had one of these and it was defeated by England
Armada
Money left over after everything has been paid for.
profit
A person who makes a journey for a religious reason
Pilgrim
Name of the pilgrim's ship
Mayflower
The Spanish Word for "conquerors"
Conquistadors
A war between people of the same country
Civil War
Gifts of Money to explorers who would lead expeditions into the northern continent
Grants
main part of the continent
mainland
Stories without proof
Rumors
Declaring that Spain owned the land
CLAIMED land for Spain
soldiers ran away from their duties
desertions
People who teach religion to others
Missionaries
Settlement ruled by another country
Colony
People who live in a colony
Colonists
Huge farms
Plantations
How did the Spanish acquire Mexico for their empire?
P. 124
What were the results of Coronado's expediton?
p. 129
How did the Spanish get workers to help build New Spain?
p. 132-133
Why were the French eager to trade with the Indians for their furs?
p. 136