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Crispus Attucks
Patriot and former slave who was killed by British soldiers in the Boston Massacre. (p. 186)
Deganawida
Huron-born leader of the Iroquois who helped organize the Iroquois Confederacy.
Hiawatha
Mohawk leader who, with Deganawida, helped organize the Iroquois Confederacy. (p. 178)
Paul Revere
Boston silversmith who, in 1775, warned colonists of the advance of British soldiers at the start of the American Revolution. (p. 182)
George Washington
Commander of the colonial army in the American Revolution and first President of the United States, 1789-1797.
American
Revolution
The war fought by the American colonies to end British rule.
Boston Massacre
A protest in 1770 against British rule in which five American Patriots were killed. (p. 186)
circle graph
A graph that shows the sizes of different parts of a whole; also called a pie graph. (p. 198)
conclusion
A statement that pulls together several pieces of information and gives them a meaning. (p. 190)
Iroquois
Confederacy
A political union of six Native American groups founded around 1570. (p. 176)
Line graph
A graph that shows how a piece of information changes over time. (p. 198)
Longhouse
A long wooden building in an Iroquois village that housed many families.
Minutemen
Volunteer colonial soldiers who served against the British in the American Revolution: they were said to be ready to fight at a minute's notice. (p. 186)
Patriot
A colonist who was opposed to British rule.
population
The number of people who live in a place or area. (p. 200)
rural
of the countryside; including farms, small villages, or unsettled land. (p. 209)
sachem
a council member of the Iroquois Confederacy. (p. 178)
suburb
A community outside of but near a larger city. (p. 202)
sweatshop
A factory where workers are employed at poor wages and in unhealthy conditions. (p. 195)
tenement
A crowded, poorly maintained apartment building. (p. 194)
urban
Of a city.