A system created by the crown an Encomienda was a grant of land and the native people living on it. Encomenderos (the people who received the grant) were responsible for the protection of the people entrusted to them. In reality Encomienda’s were nothing more than slavery.

Proclamation of 1763: was issued October 7th, 1763 by King George III, it created boundary between the Indian lands which were reserved west of the boundary and the white settlements. - Dalila

Stamp Act: A law passed by the British government in 1765 that required the payment of a tax to Britain on a great variety of papers and documents, including newspapers, that were produced in the American colonies.

John Locke: Was a important role in history because He spoke up about natural rights such as life, liberty, and property with the social contract. As well as helped influence the Declaration of Independence, 1776.

Stamp Act Congress:It was the first significant congress/meeting of the American Colonies. They passed the resolutions to basically make the King of England treat the colonies fairly and not tax them for any papers or forms.

Common Sense: was written by Thomas Paine from 1775-1776. Common Sense promoted the independence gained from Great Britain to people who belonged to the Thirteen Colonies. -Mega

"Pequot War" was an armed conflict in 1637 that led to the destruction of one of New England's most powerful Indian groups.

Middle Passage- was a stage of the triangular trade, were millions of Africans were shipped to the New World as part of the Atlantic slave trade.