US HISTORY 1

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US HISTORY 1
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chapter 1 and two of my history class
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  1. Roanoke
    City in the center of virginia
  2. Redestination
    Fate or Destiny
  3. Protestant Reformation
    Religious movement. Roman catholic resulted in protastants
  4. Mestizos
     spanish Marrying black and indians
  5. Encomienda System
    people in the settlement given indian laborers
  6. Hernan Cortez
    • Minor goverment functioary of cuba
    • dreamed of  glory, riches, aventure
  7. Conquistadors
    men eager for personal glory and material gain
  8. eric the red
    • named greenland 
    • good in public relations
  9. Small pox
    Communicative disease 
  10. Aztec
    native empire
  11. Maize
    native term for corn
  12. beringia
    land bridge that existed during the ice age
  13. Cotton Mather
    american minister that made fear of witchs
  14. Lord Baltimore
    • given almost royal powers
    • settlers swore alligence to him
  15. Indentured servants
    • servent for a fixed time. 
    • Earner land after
  16. Sticking weed
    tobacco 
  17. powhatan
    most powerful indian confederation east of the mississippi
  18. Starving time
    virginia settlers lacked goverment so lacked food... some cannibalism

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