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Colonial America: the to weave thread into fabric. fabric, hats, and other fashion accessories. miller: a person who grinds grain into flour. name given to this country when talking about the years 1607–1776. muff: a fur sleeve, with two open ends. colonies: early settlements in America. It was called the New World by people from Europe because it was new to them. America. colonist: a person who came to settle America. cooper: a person who makes wooden containers. craftsmen: skilled people in a trade who make a certain type of good.
Other Titles in the Series Guided Reading Level: N Interest Level: 1–3 Did You Know? Colonial America is the name given to America when talking about the years 1607–1776.
Name given to this country when talking about the years 1607–1776. muff: a fur sleeve, with two open ends. colonies: early settlements in America. It was called the New World by people from Europe because it was new to them. America. colonist: a person who came to settle America. cooper: a person who makes wooden containers. craftsmen: skilled people in a trade who make a certain type of good. custom made: made just for you. dye: to make a color. 25 New World: what is now slave: a person owned by another person and forced to work without pay, against their will.