colonial governing body made up of elected representatives. The assembly created laws for the colony.
written document that defines the laws and privileges of a state or country and is granted by a sovereign power
system is which immigrants were granted land in a colony as an incentive to settle in the colony
individual who agreed to work for a set number of years in exchange for passage to the Americas as well as food, shelter, and clothing during their period of service
British philanthropist who worked on various reform measures to benefit the country's poor. He helped establish the Georgia Colony.
business entity made up of many shareholders who buy a part of the company in hopes of earning a profit
Algonquian-speaking Native American group that lived in the areas of present-day Virginia and Maryland