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ch. 4 vocabulary

Backcountry it's a colony region that runs around the appalachian mt.
Subsistence farming a farm that produces enough food for the family with a small additional amountfor trade.
Triangular trade transatlantic system to trade in which goods were exchanged.
Navigation acts a series of laws passed by parliament,beginning in 1651,to ensure that england made money from its colonies trade.
Ssmuggling to ill egally import or export goods.
Cash crop a crop grown by a farmer to be sold for money rather than for personal use.
Gristmill a mill in which grain is ground to produce flour of meal.
Diversity a variety of people.
Artisan a skilled worker,such as a weaver or a potter who makes goods by hand,a craftsperson.
Conestoga wagon a vehicle with wide wheels,a curved bed,and a canvas cover used by american pioneers traveling west.
Indigo a plant grown in the southern colonies that yields a deep blue dye.
Eliza Lucas a young women who introduced indigo as a successful plantation crop in south Carolina.
William Byrd || one of the best known of the southern planters.
Overseer a worker hired by a planter to watch over and direct the work of slaves.
Stone rebellion a 1739 uprising of slaves in south Carolina,leading to the tightening of already harsh slaves laws.
Appalachian mt. a mountain range that stretches from eastern Canada,south to Alabama.
Fall line the point at which a waterfall prevents large boats from moving farther upriver.
Piedmont a broad plateau that leads to the foot of a mountain range.
clan a large group of families that claim a common ancestor.
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