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social studies vocab

TermDefinition
Proclamation of 1763 no white settlers could cross the Appalachain Mountains to start new settlements
Middle Passage the most inhumane aspect of the colonial trade; the from voyage for black Africans across the Atlantic Ocean - from freedom to slavery
militia civilians trained to fight in emergencies
New England Town Meeting an example of direct democracy where New England citizens in small communities voted directly on proposed laws
overseer was hired by large plantation owners to force black slaves to work hard
plantation system in the southern colonies along the Atlantic coast, large farms produced tobacco, rice, and indigo - where black slaves did the work
Pontiac's War an Ottawa chief who in 1763 put together an alliance of Native Americans who attacked the British forts around the Great Lakes
salutary neglect England passed many laws on the colonists which were not enforced; the colonists ignored these laws and benefited from this lack of British control
smuggling trading illegally with other nations
speculator a person who risks money now in order to make a large profit in the future
subsistence farming farming in which only enough food to feed one's family is produced
tidewater in the southern colonies along the Atlantic Coast, the area in which large farms called plantations produce cash crops
Treaty of Paris the formal end to the French and Indian War
Triangular Trade Routes New England merchants developed trade routes, resulting in New England becoming the richest region of the colonies
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