Staar Vocabulary

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Staar Vocabulary
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  1. Buisness founded by a group of people who make an investment and share in profits and losses
    joint stock company
  2. land claimed by a country in a different area of the world. Settlers are sent to this area to maintain claim
    colony
  3. settlement of colony
    colonization
  4. Colony exists to benifit Mother Country financially; maintaining wealth by controlling trade
    mercantilism
  5. business compete for consumers who are free to decide where to purchase goods. Gov. has control
    Free enterprise
  6. trade route that existed between the 13 colonies, africa, and the west indies. traded rum, sugar, and slaves
    triangular trade
  7. got passage to north america in exchange of work. servants worked without pay for certain period of time
    indentured servants
  8. african american who is purchased to pork for life on a plantation
    slave
  9. buying and selling of humans for forced labor
    slave trade
  10. large farms that grew cash crops. the land was farmed by slaves who lived on the land
    plantation system
  11. crops grown to sell
    cash crop
  12. crops that are always in demand
    staple crops
  13. production of goods inĀ  a factory setting
    industry
  14. tax placed on goods coming into a country
    tarriff
  15. a tarriff placed on foreign goods to protect domestic industry
    protective tarriff
  16. to show favorism towards a group
    bias
  17. system of government in which power is held by a queen or king
    monarchy
  18. Massachusetts, rhode island, connecticut, and new hampshire
    new england
  19. new york, new jersey, deleware, and pennsylvania
    middle colonies
  20. Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina , South Carolina and Georgia
    Southern Colonies
  21. issues relating to government and a citizens' relationship with government
    political reasons
  22. issues relating to how people make money for their families; the production of goods and services
    economic reasons
  23. issues relating society including people, language, religion, education, art, etc.
    social reasons
  24. person who wanted to separate from the church of england
    pilgrim
  25. person who wanted to "purify" or reform the Church of England
    Puritan
  26. area that is ismilar in climate, geographic features, and economies
    region
  27. complaint
    Grievance
  28. to change
    amend
  29. a change in the constitution
    amendment
  30. to officially accept
    ratify
  31. rights that all people possess; rights the government cannot deny
    unalienable rights
  32. freedom
    liberty
  33. introduction
    preamble
  34. putting government duty ahead of personal desires
    civic virtue
  35. responibilities of citizenship includes voting, and paying taxes
    civic duty
  36. rebelling against government not meeting your civic duties
    civic disobedience
  37. to do away with, bring something to an end
    abolish
  38. person who wanted slavery to end
    abolitionist
  39. men who helped shape the united states through ideas, documents, and leadership
    founding fathers
  40. group of people with similar ideas about government
    political party
  41. allows the supreme court to declare laws unconstitutional
    judicial review
  42. to declare legally void; invalidate
    nullify
  43. view that the states should hold more power than the Federal government
    States' Rights
  44. the belief that the United States should spread from sea to shining sea
    manifest destiny
  45. moving from one country to another
    immigration
  46. new ways of doing things based on new discoveries
    innovation
  47. to change
    reform
  48. to formally surrender; give up
    cede
  49. to withdraw
    secede
  50. group of states formally united under one government
    union
  51. everyone, regardless of sex, race, or ethnicity, has equal rights
    equality
  52. to be added to a larger entity
    annex
  53. to take the legal steps and become a citizen
    naturalized citizen
  54. making the section more important than the group
    sectionalism
  55. a firsthand or eyewitness account of an event
    primary source

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