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Chapter 4 Vocab - Textbook: America History of our Nation
Transcript of Chapter 4 Vocab - Textbook: America History of our Nation
A Three-way trade between the colonies, the islands of the Caribbean, and Africa
The belief that one race is superior or inferior to another
A person who signed a contract to work from 4 to 10 years in the colonies for anyone who would pay for his or her ocean passage to the Americans.
Strict laws that restricted the rights and activities or slaves
a writ requiring a person to be brought before a judge or court, especially for investigation of a restraint of the person's liberty, used as a protection against illegal imprisonment.
The right of journalists to publish the truth without restriction or penalty.
The “great charter” of English liberties, forced from King John by the English barons and sealed at Runnymede, June 15, 1215.
Made up of small planters, indepentent farmers, and artisans
The class below the nobility in England
Schools that women opened in their homes to teach girls and boys to read and write
Bill of Rights
First 10 amentments to the US Constitution
Someone who learns a trade by working for someone in that trade for a certain period of time.
A school suported by taxes
a deliberative body of persons, usually elective, who are empowered to make, change, or repeal the laws of a country or state; the branch of government having the power to make laws, as distinguished from the executive and judicial branches of government.
The Publishing of statements that damage a person's reputation
a kinship group consisting of a family nucleus and various relatives, as grandparents, usually living in one household and functioning as a larger unit.