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French explorer who set up Quebec and explored the Lake Champlain area.
Champlain
The way in which the 3 branches of govt. make sure that no branch has too much power. ex. President can veto a law.
Checks and balances
The time period during which part of the Americas were colonies of Great Britain before becoming independent country of the U.S.
Colonial Period
the introduction which tells the purpose of the Constitution
Preamble
changes or additions to the Constitution
amendments
Island in N.Y. Bay through which immigrants traveled on their way into the U.S.
Ellis Island
the things that are in your surroundings
environment
when things are equal for all
equality
imaginary line at 0 degrees latitude.
runs around the center of the earth
it divides the Northern and Southern hemispheres
equator
someone from Europe including Great Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Holland, and Spain
Europe
a person who explores or investigates a new place to find out more about it
example-Columbus, Magellan, Cartier
explorer
a product that a community sells to others.

example-Brazil exports nuts to the U.S.
export
Something that is true or actually happened

Samantha is a girl.
fact
A feeling or view about something or someone

example-Samantha is nice.
opinion
War between Britain & France and their allies (friends). 1754 1759
cause-claims to land
Britain won.
French and Indian War