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Southern Colonies

Constitution A written plan of government
Debtor A person who had been in prison for owing money
Backcountry What the settlers called the land beyond, or "in the back of" the area settled by Europeons
Planter Plantation owner
Overseer A person hired by plantation owners to watch enslaved people as they work
Indigo The dye produce by plants to use in the cloth making process
Interdependence A person who depends on another for economic resources
Broker A person who is paid to buy and sell for someone else
Calverts The family that started Maryland
Toleration Act Gave religious freedom to all Christians in the Maryland colony
Lords Propietors The eight English leaders of the Carolina Colony
James Ogothrope Founded Georgia
Great Wagon Road Immigrants and settlers followed this Native American trail west with their wagons
Tuscarora War Fighting 1711 between settlers in North Carolina and Tuscarora Native Americans
Plantation A large farm
Charter An official paper in which certain rights are givin by a government to a person, group, or business
Proprietary Colony a colony owned or ruled by one person who was chosen by the king or queen
Cash Crop A crop that people grow to sell
Created by: benjaminlinton22