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Chapter 3 Vocabulary. Joint stock company. A company that was backed by investors to earn profits. Indentured servants. Sold their labor to pay for passage to a colony. Patroon. A person that brought 50 settlers to New Netherland. Pilgrim. A group of religious seperatists. Puritan.

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Joint stock company
Joint stock company

  • A company that was backed by investors to earn profits


Indentured servants
Indentured servants

  • Sold their labor to pay for passage to a colony


Patroon
Patroon

  • A person that brought 50 settlers to New Netherland


Pilgrim
Pilgrim

  • A group of religious seperatists


Puritan
Puritan

  • Reformers within the Church of England


Challenger
Challenger

  • One who seeks change – Anne Hutchinson- challenged Puritan leaders


Governor
Governor

  • A position of political power – Peter Stuyvesant was the Governor of New Netherland


Proprietary colony
Proprietary colony

  • A colony owned by a person -Duke of York - proprietor of New Netherland - renames it New York.


Tolerance
Tolerance

  • A fair attitude

  • Practiced by the Quakers – William Penn


Refuge
Refuge

  • A safe place - James Oglethorpe – Georgia refuge for debtors


Mayflower compact
Mayflower Compact

  • Established the idea of self government in the colonies


Migration
migration

  • A large group of people moving

  • The great migration - Puritans


Charter
charter

  • Government issued written contract


Work ethic
Work ethic

  • A belief in the importance of working hard, a job well done – John Smith - Jamestown


Purify
purify

  • To cleanse



House of burgesses
House of Burgesses

  • First representative assembly in the colonies


Rebellion
rebellion

  • defianceofanyauthority


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