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Honors W History 11

Chapter 16 Vocabulary

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 one spreading Christianity
revenue income from taxes
compact agreement
triangular trade goods for slaves for goods
repeal cancel
monopoly exclusive business control
inflation general rise in prices
capitalism investment of capital to make a profit
entrepreneur merchant taking big risks for big profits
joint stock company amasses capital to outfit a ship
mercantilism nation needs more exports than imports
tariff tax on import
Created by: amandagonzalez