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Route

A road or waterway that travelers follow

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Claim

To declare that land belongs to a country

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Colony

Is land ruled by another country

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Governor

The Official in charge of a colony

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Who is Verrazano?

An Italian explorer who explored New York Bay.

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Who is Henry Hudson?

Sailed the Hudson River

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Who is Samuel de Champlain?

French explorer that founded Quebec, Canada

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What is latitude?

Measure how far something is north or south of the equator

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What is longitude?

Measure how far something is east or west of the prime meridian.

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What is a founder?

A person who starts something

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What is slavery?

It's a cruel system in which one person owns another

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What is diversity?

Variety among the people

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What is tolerance?

A respect for other people's differences

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What is a RIGHT?

A freedom the government must protect

Trial by Jury

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What is an assembly?

A group elected by the people to make laws

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What is a tax?

A fee paid to the government for services

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What is the charter of liberties?

It described how government would work and it listed people's rights

Freedom of religion

Governor did not control the assembly