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debt
a condition of owing; especially the state of owing money in amounts greater than one can pay
shackles
a ring or band that prevents free use of the legs or arms -usually used in plural
governor
an official elected or appointed to act as ruler, chief or head of a political unit (as a colony, state, or province)
ablaze
1) being on fire
2) radiant with light or bright color
natives
1) one born or raised in a particular place
2) one of a people living in a place before the arrival of foreigners
colonists
a person who lives in a colony
and or a person who takes part in founding a colony
strait
a narrow channel connecting two large bodies of water -- often used in plural (may cross a isthmus)
passage
a road, path, channel, or course by which something can pass
convenient
suited to a person's comfort or easy use
ethnocentric
favoring one's own ethnic group
vainglorious
being vain and boastful
expedition
a journey or trip undertaken for a specific purpose (as war or exploring) or a group making such a journey
cartographer
a person who makes maps
cartography
the making of maps
controversy
an often long or heated discussion of something about which there is great difference of opinion
contradictory
involving a contradiction -contradictory statements are those which oppose or are opposite to one another