group of people who settle in a distant land and are ruled by the government of their native land
legal document giving certain rights to establish a colony
gov't in which voters elect representatives to make laws
house of Burgesses
governing body of Virginia ( house of representatives)
Document written by pilgrims establishing themselves as a political society and setting guidelines for a gov't
one who disagrees with authority/church
a person or group made to bear the blame for others
when a nation's strength/wealth comes from building its gold supply and expanding its trade
violating trade laws by illegally taking goods into or out of a country.
To be mutually dependent on (ex: countries that trade, colonies and England )
Colonial trade route between New England ( rum) , Africa ( slaves) and the West Indies( molasses)
Ocean trip from Africa to Americas ( on the triangular trade route) where thousands of enslaves Africans died.
person who agreed to work without wages for some time in exchange for passage to colonies.
person who learns a trade or craft from a master ( cooper, chandler, blacksmith, carpenter)