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colonial economy

producing just enough to meet immediate needs subsistence farming
a crop that can be sold easily in markets cash crop
variety, such as of ethnic or national groups diversity
trade route between three destinations, such as Britain, Africa and America triangular trade
rules focusing on the behavior and punishment of enslaved people slave code
what were important industries in New England? Building ships, shipping, fishing, and whaling
Southern colonists were usually __________. farmers
What are large farms and where are they located? plantations; along rivers
What did plantation owners have more of? What did they control? money and power; the economy and politics in the Southern Colonies
What was the main crop in Maryland and Virginia? tobacco
What did the Southern farmers start using because workers cost too much? enslaved Africans
What was the main cash crop in South Carolina and Georgia? Rice
What became important parts of the colonial economy? Slavery and slave trade
How did the Enslaved Africans get to the Americas? They traveled by ship from Europe to West Africa and then to the Americas. then the ships returned to Europe.
Where did most Africans work? in the fields
Created by: colorguard101
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