Busy. Please wait.
Log in with Clever

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever

Username is available taken
show password

Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't Know
Remaining cards (0)
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Colonial Economy

What is the definition for economy? The production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services
What are the common jobs found in the colonies? Trapping, Small farms, Sawmills
Name 3 jobs found in the new england region. Timber, ship building and fishing
Name 2 jobs for the middle colonies. Growing of staple crops and trading
What is a staple crop? Crops that are always in high demand
What jobs did the southern colonies have they grew Cash crops
what is a cash crop? Crops that can be sold for money
What was an indentured servant? someone who would work for 4-7 years for a trip to the colonies.
what is a slave? someone who was forced to work for their entire life without benefits
Why did indentured servants eventually die off? Because most of the servants didn't make it 4-7 years.
What is an import? Something that is shipped into your country from another country.
what is an export? something that is shipped from your country to another country
what is favorable balance of trade? Having more money on exports than on imports
How did Britain make money from the colonies? they forced them to send raw materials and then britain would use the materials to make manufactured goods and sell it back to them for a profit.
Created by: 18AnkromA
Popular History sets




Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!
"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards