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direct democracy a type of government where a group of citizens make decisions for the nation
jury a group of people who make judgements to decide if a person is guilty or innocent in a court of law.
republic a system of government where the people choose representatives to govern for them
bill of rights a document which lists the freedoms a government promises its citizens to protect.
legislature a group of people who have the power to make laws, like the United States' Congress
habeas corpus the belief that a person cannot be held prisioner without being charged with a crime
cartographer a person who studies geography and makes maps
Christopher Columbus an explorer known for gringing Europe in contact with the Americas by crossint the Atlantic Ocean
colony a community of people who settle in a new land, but are ruled by the government of their home country
plantation a huge estate which is farmed by many workers, often slaves

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