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They use this to see how old something was when it was once alive

Radiocarbon dating

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People who move from place to place

Nomads

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Maize

Corn

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Underground house built by the Anasazi for worship

Kivas

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A system that promises land and protection in return for work and military support

Feudalism

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Rebirth in the interest in learning

Renaissance

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A new type of ship that was used by early explorers to the Americas that contained the ballas, the lateen sails

Caravel

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A navigating device that uses the sun location in relationship to the horizon to determine where they were

Astrolabe

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The exchange of goods between the old world and the new world after Columbus discovered the Americas

Colombian exchange

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Spanish conqueror

Conquistadors

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Separatists who wanted to separate themselves from the English church; founded Plymouth colony

Pilgrims

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Wanted to purify the English church if Catholic rituals. They left because they were persecuted. Founded Massachusetts

Puritans

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Spanish ranch

Hacienda

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Land the conquistadors gave the people they fought for them. Included land, and natives who worked on it

Encomienda

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The leg of the triangular trade that brought slaves to America.

Middle Passage

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Trade between Old world (Europe), New world (America), Africa

Triangular trade

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Person skilled in a creative craft

Artisan

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Idea that a country's power depended on its wealth

Merchantilism

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Age of reason. Idea that all problems in the world can be solved by logic and reason

Enlightenment

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A person who worked for so many years to get their passage to America

Indentured servant

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Search warrant

Writ of assistance

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Militia for the American army that could be ready in a minute

Minutemen

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Person who was loyal and thought we shouldn't have a revolution against the king

Loyalist

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Someone loyal to the revolution

Patriot

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Where people have the power through voting; select their own form of government

Republic

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Freeing of slaves

Emancipation

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The idea that people should be able to choose their form of government

Popular sovereignty

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Change to the constitution; 27 to our constitution

Amendment

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People who wanted the constitution to be ratified; wrote 88 papers encouraging the ratification of the constitution

Federalists

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People who did not want the constitution to be ratification

Anti-Federalist

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