Summary: American Life In The 17th Century

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Aakash Patel US 1 honor Chapter 4-“American Life in the 17th Century. Key Terms:-  Indentured Servants -The people were paid for going to the new world and working for a certain number of years. They were referred to as indentured servants.  Headright system -It was a system where settlers, who paid for the passage, were given some land.  Bacon’s Rebellion -It was a revolt against the governor William Berkeley. It was led by Nathaniel Bacon.  Royal African Company -It’s a company launched by English government that conducts trade on the Atlantic coast of Africa.  Middle Passage -The journey of ships with slaves from West Africa to the West Indies.  Slave Codes -Laws that limited the rights of Blacks.  Congregational Church -The Protestant

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