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chapter 5 vocab

subsistence farming producing just enough to meet immediate needs
cash crop a crop that can be sold easily in markets
diversity variety, such as ethnic or national groups
triangular trade a trade route between three destinations, such as Britain, West Africa, and the West Indies
slave code rules focusing on the behavior and punishment or enslaved people
representative government a system by which people elect delegates to make laws and conduct government
suspend to set aside or temporarily stop operation of something
impose to force on others
export to sell abroad
import to bring in from foreign markets
mercantilism an economic theory whose goal is building a state's wealth and power by increasing export and accumulating precious metals in return
apprentice a young person who learns a trade from a skilled craftsperson
immigration the permanent movement from one country to another
epidemic an illness that affects large numbers of people
adapt to change in response to a new sets of conditions
emphasis a special stress or indication of importance
civic virtue the democratic ideas, practices, and values that are at the heart of citizenship in a free society
militia a military force made up of ordinary citizens
iroquois confederacy a group of Native American nations in eastern North America joined together
alliance partership
convert to change the religious beliefs of someone
neutral taking no side
principal most important
rely to depend upon
allay to reduce in strength
victual food
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