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Chapter 16 vocab

Chapter 16 vocabulary

TermDefinition
conquistador conqueror.
immunity resistance.
alliance association.
civil war war within same nation.
viceroy royal representative.
plantation large estate for workers.
encomienda right to demand labor or taxes.
peon forced laborer.
peninsular colonist born in Spain.
creole American-born descendant of Spanish settler.
mestizo Native American and Spanish descendant.
mulatto African and Spanish descendant.
privateer pirate.
missionary
revenue income from taxes
compact an agreement among people.
triangular trade Atlantic slave trade formed one part of a three legged trade network.
repeal cancel the law
monopoly Is the exclusive control of a business or industry slave trade.
inflation The economic cycle that involves a rise i prices linked to a sharp increase in the amount of money available is today.
capitalism the investment of money to make a profit.
entrpreneur Enterprising merchants, organized, managed, and assumed the risks of doing business.
join stock company developed in late medieval times, grew in importance
mercantillism
tariff
Taínos people who lived in villages and grew corn,yams and cotton.They were friendly and generous toward the Spanish.
Hernan Cortés Hernan Cortes (1485-1547) lands on coast of Mexico with 600 men and few cannons. Burns his ships. Marches his men to Tenochitian, capital of Aztec ruler, Montezuma.
Malinche Young Indian Woman who served as Cortés,translator and adviser.
Moctezume An Aztec Emperor.He send gift of gold and silver.
Francisco Pizarro
Atahulpa
Council of the Indies
Bartolome de las Casas
New Laws of the the Idies
Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz
Samuel de Champlain
Louis XIV
Jamestown
Pilgrims
Mayflower Compact
French and Indian War
Treaty of Paris
Middle Passage
Asante
Usman dan Fodio
Boer
Shaka
Great Trek
Columbian exchange
commercial revolution
putting-out system
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