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BackCountry Colonial region that ran along the Appalachian mountains through the far western part of the New England Middle and southern colonies.
Subsistence Farming Farm that produces enough food for the family with a small additional amount for trade
Triangular Acts The transatlantic system of trade in which goods, including slaves, were exchanged between Africa England Europe the west indies and the colonies in north America
Smuggling To illegally import or export goods
Cash Crops A crop grown by a farmer to be sold for money rather than personal use
gristmill A mill in which Grain is ground to produce flour or meal
Diversity A variety of people
Artisan A skilled worker such as a weaver or a potter who makes goods by hands a craftsman
Conestoga Wagon A vehicle with wide wheels a curved bed and a canvas cover used by american pioneers traveling west
Indigo Plant grown in the southern colonies that yeild a deep blue dye
Eliza Byrd Introduced Indigo as a successful plantation crop after her farther sent her to supervise his South Carolina plantations when she was 17
William Byrd II Know of the southern planters.
Overseer A worker hired by a planter to watch over and direct the work of slaves
Stono Rebellion Uprising of slaves in south Carolina leading to the tightening of already harsh slaves laws
Appalachian Montians Mountain Range running from Alabama to canada
Fall Line The point at which a waterfall prevents large boats from moving farther upriver.
Piedmont Board 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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