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Chapter 4: American Life in the Seventeenth Century, 1607-1692

civil war

any conflict between the citizens or inhabitants of the same country.


a group or institution granted legal rights to carry on certain specified activities.


to take away the right to vote.


the ability to mate and produce abundant young.


the right to acquire a certain amount of land granted to the person who finances the passage of a laborer.


a social group arranged in ranks or classes.


an inland region set back from a port, river, or seacoast.


a sermon or prophecy recounting wrongdoing, warning of doom, and calling for repentance.


the illegal execution of an accused person by mob action, without due process of law.


fit for servants; humble or low.

middle passage

that portion of a slave ship's journey in which slaves were carried from Africa to the Americas.


an armed force of citizens called out only in emergencies.

social structure

the basic pattern of the distribution of status and wealth in a society.


the territory adjoining water affected by tides--that is, near the seacoast or coastal rivers.

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