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religious toleration
the freedom of everyone to practice their religions as they want to
yeoman
self-sufficient farmers in Pennsylvania and other colonies
proprietor
a single owner of an enormous amount of land
fall line
a line of waterfalls that exists up and down the East Coast between the hills and the coastal plain below
Piedmont
a region of rolling hills in the middle colonies that runs from the Appalachian Mountains to the ocean
backcountry
the unsettled, or wilderness part of each colony, usually beyond the fall line
holy experiment
the Pennsylvania colony as governed by Penn, so-called because it was governed according to Quaker beliefs
apprentice
a person who works with an older, experienced person to learn a skill
subsistence
farming where the farmers raised just enough wheat or corn to feed themselves