Unit 1 Chapter 1 Francisco Hernandez Per.8 S.S

Term Definition
direct democracy A system of government were citizens make decisions
jury A panel of citizens that make judgments in court
republic A system of government in which citizens choose representatives
legislature A powerful group of people
bill of rights A document of freedom
habeas corpus A principle that states a person can't be in prison without being charged
cartographer a mapmaker
Christopher Columbus An Italian sailor
colony A group of people
plantation Large estate farmed by many workers