Flashcards in Chapter 3 - Early NYC Deck (17):
A road or waterway that travelers follow
To declare that land belongs to a country
Is land ruled by another country
The Official in charge of a colony
Who is Verrazano?
An Italian explorer who explored New York Bay.
Who is Henry Hudson?
Sailed the Hudson River
Who is Samuel de Champlain?
French explorer that founded Quebec, Canada
What is latitude?
Measure how far something is north or south of the equator
What is longitude?
Measure how far something is east or west of the prime meridian.
What is a founder?
A person who starts something
What is slavery?
It's a cruel system in which one person owns another
What is diversity?
Variety among the people
What is tolerance?
A respect for other people's differences
What is a RIGHT?
A freedom the government must protect
Trial by Jury
What is an assembly?
A group elected by the people to make laws
What is a tax?
A fee paid to the government for services