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American revolution  ch 1
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  • 1. American RevolutionChapter 1
    By Mrs. Berg
  • 2. America
    noun    America is the country we live in. It has 50 states. California is one of them.
    American – person or thing from the United States
  • 3. American Indians
    noun    A group of people who were native to America.
  • 4. Britain
    A Kingdom divided into England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland – also called Great Britain
    British – people or things from Britain
  • 5. Colony
    noun    a town set up by people who came from another country
    Colonies – more than one colony
    Colonist– person who sets up a new town in different country
    Colonial – from the colonies, colonists, or of that time
  • 6. Country
    noun    the land where a group of people are united under a single government
    Countries – more than one country
    Country can also mean a place with lots of farms
  • 7. Crops
    noun    Plants farmers grow to sell.
  • 8. Europe
    noun    This continent is the home of France, England, Germany, and Holland, Finland, and Sweden.
    European – people and things from Europe
  • 9. forests
    noun    A place where many trees grow; woods
  • 10. merchants
    noun    people who own a store and buy, sell, or trade things with people who need them.
    Merchandise – things that merchants sell
  • 11. Middle Colonies
    noun    The name given to the English colonies of Delaware, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania before the American Revolution
  • 12. Natural Resources
    noun    things that occur naturally; water,land, trees, plants, animals... that we use to live
  • 13. New England
     noun    The colonies in the north: New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut.
  • 14. plantations
    noun    large farms that used slave labor for its crops
  • 15. products
    noun    things made and sold that people need or want
  • 16. prosper
    verb    Grow stronger, gain wealth, to be successful
  • 17. Revolution
    noun    to try to change the government that is controlling you and set up a new government
    Revolutionary – process of changing to become better
  • 18. shipbuilders
    noun    A person who builds ships as a business.  
  • 19. slaves
    noun    A person who is owned by someone.  
  • 20. Southern Colonies
    noun    The colonies that were most southern: Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Maryland
  • 21. wildlife
    noun    wild animals living in their natural environment.

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