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charter
the right to organize a settlement
burgess
representatives
constituton
formal plan of goverment
toleration
the acceptance of different beliefs
dissenters
people who dissagreed with established views
persecuted
to treat harshly because of their beliefs and differences
diversity
variety
debators
people who are unable to pay debt
subsistence farming
produced just enough to meet the needs of their familys
triangular trade
a trade route between the west indies, american colonies, and west africa
cash crops
crops that could be sold easily in marketes in colonies and overseas
indetured servant
people who agreed to work a certain amount of time wtih out pay to pay for a journey to america
overseer
bosses
charter colony
a colony established by a group of people that were given a document allowing them to settle
proprietary colony
colony run by indivuals or groups to whom land was granted
royal colony
colony run by govaner and a council appointed by the king and queen
import
to buy goods from foreign markets
smuggling
trading illegally with other nations
boycott
refusing to buy goods
repeal
cancelled
resolution
formal expression of opinion
militia
group of citizen soldiers
minutemen
companies of civilian soldiers who boasted about fighting
petition
formal request
preamble
introduction