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Southern Colonies

Southern colonies vocabulary

Constitution Written plan of government.
Debtor People who have been put in prison for owing money.
Backcountry What the settlers called the land beyond or "in the back of" the area settled by Europeans.
Planter Plantation owner.
Overseer A person hired by plantation owners to watch enslaved people as they work.
Indigo The dye produced by plants to use in the cloth making process.
Interdependence Depending on another of economic resources.
Broker A person who is paid to buy and sell for someone else.
Calverts The family that started Maryland colony.
Toleration Act Gave religious freedom to all Christians in Maryland colony.
Lords Proprietors The eight English leaders of the Carolina Colony.
James Oglethorpe 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 given by a government to a person.
Proprietary Colony A colony owned and riled by one person who was chosen by the king or queen.
Cash Crop A crop that people grow to sell.
Created by: gavinoconnor22