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colonization
the establishing of a settlementin a distant country by a group of immigrants who remain associated with their parent country
Craftsmen
people who practice a craft with great skill
Debtors
people who owe money.
economic venture
a money making undertaking;for example, when the Virginia Company of London sent settlers to the New World.
Indentured Servants
men or women who agreed to work without pay in order to have their passage paid to the New World.
Mayflower Compact
An agreemant in which the Pilgrims decided to set up government and make fair laws.
Proprietor
Owner of a colony.
Puritans
Members of a group who wanted simpler forms of worship and stricter morals.
quakers
religous gruop that settled the Pensylvania Colony; one who "trembeled at the word of the Lord
raw materials
matials thathave not been processed(trees, cotton, tobacco)
religious persecution
to cause to suffer because of a belief, particularly a religious beleif
religious reformers
peolpe who formed various Protesant churches
separtist
one hwo withdraws from a church, a dissenter
slaves
africans who were owned as property for life, with no rights
social postition
one's place in society