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Vocab chapter 4, s.s

due on thursday

Back Country Ran Along the the Appalachian Mountains and through the far western part of the regions.
Subsistence Farming The farmers produced just enough food for them selves and sometimes a little more to trade in town.
Triangular Trade Was the name given given to a trading route with three stops.
Navigation Acts 1651: The Navigation Acts had four major provisions designed to ensure that England made money from its colonies' trade.
Smuggling Importing or exporting goods illegally-was common
Cash Crop The middle colonies boasted a longer growing season than New England and a soil rich enough to grow cash crops.
Gristmill After harvesting crops the famers took there corn, wheat, rye and others to a gristmill.
Diversity A variety in its people in the Middle Colonies.
Artisans German crafts people became iron workers and makers of glass, furniture, and kitchenware.
Conestoga wagons Germans built these to carry produce into the town.
Indigo A plant that yields a deep blue dye.
Eliza Lucas Introduced indigo as a successful plantation crop after her father supervise his South Carolina plantations when she was 17.
Overseers Men hired by plantation owners to watch over and direct the work of slaves.
Stono Rebellion In September 1739, about 20 slaves gathered at the Stono River just South of Charles town, there they wielded guns and other weapons, they killed several planter families and and marched South beating drums and inviting other slaves to join in the march.
Appalachian Mountains Stretch from eastern Canada south to Alabama. A region of dense forest and rushing streams.
Fall line It's where waterfalls prevent large boats from moving farther up river.
Piedmont It means "foot of the mountains."
Clan Are large groups of families - sometimes in the thousands - that claim a common ancestor.
Created by: s0303156