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Ch. 5 Sect. 2 Vocab

Central America & the Caribbean Geography & History

cash crop farm crop sold for profit
scarcity a shortage of something
triangular trade trade among three continents: the Americas, Europe, and Africa
multitude large numbers
staple a basic part of people's diet
viceroy a governor of Spain's colonies in the Americas who represented the Spanish king and queen
province a smaller part of a larger country, especially in Canada
harbor a place where ships can land protected from the open sea
dictator a ruler with complete control
commonweatlth a nation that governs itself but is part of a larger country
Created by: ltandbob