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colonize
to establish settlements in an uninhabited area
expedition
a journey for a specific purpose, such as exploration
renegade
an outcast
speculator
one who buys something, such as land, hoping it will increase in value and , when sold, provide a profit
barter
the practice of exchanging one product for another rather than using money to purchase the product
pelt
the skin from a fur-bearing animal
diplomat
one who is skilled in dealing with other people
immunity
natural ability to resist infection
century
a period of one hundred years
allegiance
loyalty
ally
a person or country that cooperates with others on some project
socialist
one who believes that land, natural resources, and the chief industries should be owned by the community as a whole rather than by individuals
propaganda
the spreading of ideas to help or hurt a cause
treaty
a formal agreement between two or more nations
siege
a situation that occurs when armed forces try to capture a fortified fort or town by surrounding it and preventing any supplies from reaching it