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League of the Iroquois
Powerful confederation consisting of five Eastern Indian Tribes who sided with the British against the French, driving the French from North America
Cortes
Conquered the Aztecs
Burgesses
Representatives that make laws for the colony.
Pilgrims
Adverturers eager to improve their lives by settling new lands.
Toleration Act
Provided freedom of worship in Maryland.
Quaker
Radical religious and social groups of Protestants.
Cash Crop
Crops grown and sold for profit.
Tidewater
Plantations in Virginia, located along the James, Potomac, Rappahannock & York rivers.Very rich.
Piedmont
Araea of Virginia, beyond the Tidewater area that was forest and rolling hills settled by poor farmer sand former indentured servants. It was overtaxed by the Tidewater area.
Bacon's Rebellion
Rebellion of Piedmont farmers against unfiar taxation from the Tidewater group.
Middle Passage
Passage of slaves from Africa to the colonies. Slaves were sandwiched in and many did not survive the voyage.
Artisans
People skilled in trade.
New England Colonies
Main, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut.
South Colonies
Colonies located soth of Pennsylvania. Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia.
Middle Colonies
Located south of New England, North of Virginia including New York, Pennsylvania,Delaware and New Jersey.
Mayflower Compact
Laws approved by the majority.
Mayflower Compact
Laws approved by the majority.