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Term Definition
Direct democracy Is a system of government in which an assembly of ordinary citizens makes decisions.
Jury Is a panel of citizens who make judgments in a trial
Republic Is a system of government in which the people choose
Legislature Is a group of people who have the power to make laws
Habeas corpus Principle that a person cannot be held without being charged with a specific crime
Bills of rights A written list of freedoms that a government promises
Cartographer A map maker
Plantation Large estate formed by many workers
Christopher Columbus An explorer
Colony A group of people who settle in a new land but ruled by there native lands

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