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(Unit 3) Colonization and Settlement-5th Grade

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Push Factors

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things that tend to push people out of a place

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Pull Factors

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things that pull people to a new area

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Colony

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a territory controlled by another country

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Settlement

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a new community in a new place

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plantation

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a very large farm where people grow crops to sell

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Fort

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buildings and land protected by a tall wall and often lookout towers

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Joint-Stock Company

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when people invest in a company in order to earn profits

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The Virginia Company

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the joint-stock company that began the settlement

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Charter

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a written contract that gave a company or a person the right to establish a colony

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Indentured Servant

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a person who agreed to work as a servant for a certain number of years in exchange for a trip to the "New World"

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Jamestown

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an English settlement in the colony of Virginia founded in 1607

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Cash Crop

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a crop that is grown in order to be sold

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Legislature

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a law-making group

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House of Burgesses

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the Jamestown group of men who made the laws

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Royal Colony

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a colony that is under the direct control of a king or queen

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Proprietor

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a person who was given land for a colony by the king or queen and allowed to govern the colony

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Proprietary Colony

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a colony that was governed by a proprietor

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Southern Colonies

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the region of five colonies located in the southern part of the land claimed by England

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Pilgrims

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the group of English settlers who founded the Plymouth Colony

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Freedom of Religion

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the right to have any religious beliefs you want or no religious beliefs at all

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Compact

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a written agreement

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Mayflower Compact

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the agreement the Pilgrims signed that created a government for their colony

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Puritans

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the group of English settlers who founded the Massachusetts Bay Colony

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New England Colonies

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the region of four colonies located in the northern part of the land claimed by England

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Quakers

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members of a religious group who often faced religious persecution

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Middle Colonies

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the region of four colonies that developed between New England and the Southern Colonies

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Contradiction

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when two ideas or actions are in conflict

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Perspective

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how a person looks at a problem or an event

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Treaty

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an agreement between two groups of two countries