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Shriyansh tripathiPeriod – 2ndDate – 9/12/18AP United States HistoryUnit 1 - Colonial AmericaTermsChapter 2 — “The Planting of English America: 1500—1733,” pp. 25-331.Francis Drake - Sir Francis Drake was an English sea captain, privateer, slave trader, naval officer and explorer of the Elizabethan era.2.Walter Raleigh - Sir Walter Raleigh was an English landed gentleman, writer, poet, soldier, politician, courtier, spy and explorer.3.Spanish Armada - The Spanish Armada was aSpanish fleet of 130 ships that sailed from A Coruña in late May 1588, under the command of the Duke of Medina Sidonia, with the purpose of escorting an army from Flanders to invade England.4.enclosure movement - Enclosure was the legal process in England of consolidating small landholdings into larger farms.5.primogeniture - the right of succession belonging to the firstborn child, especially the feudal rule by which the whole real estate of an intestate passed to the eldest son.6.joint stock company - a company whose stock is owned jointly by the shareholders.

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