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Unit 1 Review Jamestown- Site of the first Representative Government in North America Paleo-Indians- Prehistoric People who moved into North America from Asia along the Beringia land bridge Tobacco- Cash crop that provided a way for the colonists to make money and therefore survive Push/pull Factors- Reasons that cause people to move from one place to another Christopher Columbus- Italian sailor who opened North America to exploration and colonization Henry Hudson- English explorer who attempted to find the Northwest Passage Treaty of Paris- Name of treaty ending French and Indian war; awarded French land in North America to Britain Pennsylvania- Founded by Quakers, offered religious tolerance for Christians. Indentured Servant- an individual who worked without wages for a specified number of years in exchange for transportation to the American colonies Encomienda- under which a Spanish soldier or colonist was granted a tract of land or a village together with its Indian inhabitants Matriarchal Leadership- Leadership is passed down through women Great Lakes Region- Dominated by French fur traders Northwest Passage- Trade route between the Atlantic and Pacific in the northern part of
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This note was uploaded on 11/24/2010 for the course HISTORY eb34 taught by Professor Bonewell during the Winter '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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