Study your flashcards anywhere!

Download the official Cram app for free >

  • Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
Reading...
Front

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key

image

Play button

image

Play button

image

Progress

1/16

Click to flip

16 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
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
one that governs; especially : an official elected or appointed to act as ruler, chief executive, 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
1 : the action or process of passing from one place or condition to another
2 a : a road, path, channel, or course by which something can pass
convenient
suited to a person's comfort or easy use <a convenient time> <a convenient place>
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, causing, or being a contradiction <contradictory statements are those which oppose or are opposite to one another>