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World history

chapter 16

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: Derek Vondrak