One of the people who travelled by boat from England and founded in 1620 the first permanent colony in New England near Plymouth, pilgrims A member of the Religious Society of Friends, a Christian movement founded by George Fox around 1650. Quaker A system of government in which priests govern in the name of God or a God. Theocracy of water brought or touched by the tides. Tidewater Pawtuxet Indian, later of the Wampanoag tribe in present-day Massachusetts. Squanto A person or institution that owes a sum of money. Debtor The founder of the Georgia colony JamesOglethorpe hostility and mistreatment, mainly because of race or political religious beliefs. Persecutions that relate to a people or are characteristic of a people, especially a (ethnic) group that shares a common and distinctive culture, religion, language, language or other. EthnicDiversity A tropical plant in the pea family, which was once widely cultivated as a source of dark blue dyes. Indigo A person under contract to work for a certain period of time for another person, usually without pay, but in exchange for free passage to a new country. IndenturedServants When people allow others to think or practice other religions and beliefs.

Religious tolerance Medium colonies have been recalled. BreadbasketColonies An area where crops such as coffee, sugar and tobacco are grown by local workers. Plantation A kind of British colony mainly in North America and the Caribbean in the 17th century. ProprietaryColony Member of a group of English Protestants of the late 16th and 17th centuries, who considered the Reformation of the Church of England under Elizabeth incomplete and tried to simplify and regulate forms of worship. Puritans An agreement that pilgrims obtained in 1620 on the ship, the Mayflower, just before landing at Plymouth Rock. MayflowerCompact A Puritan spiritual advisor, 15-year-old mother and a prominent participant in the antithetical controversy that rocked the Massachusetts Bay Colony infant from 1636 to 1638. AnneHutchinson lived in rural areas. Backcountry State laws established to determine the status of slaves and the rights of their owners.