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Chapter 4 Vocab SS

Backcountry Colonial region that ran along the Appalachian Mountains through the far eastern part of New England, Middle colonies, and Southern colonies.
Subsistence Farming A farm that produces enough food for there family and additional trade.
Triangular trade The name given to a trading route with tree stops.
Navigation Acts Series of laws passed by Parliament in 1651, to ensure England made money from trade.
Smuggling Importing or Exporting goods illegally.
Cash crop Crop grown by a farmer to be sold for money.
Gristmill A mill wich grain is grounded to make flour or meal.
Diversity Variety in its people.
Artisan Craftspeople
Conestoga Wagons To carry their produce to town.
Indigo a plant that yields a deep blue dye.
Eliza Lucas A young women the introduced indigo as a successful plantation crop when she was sent to south carolina plantations when she was 17.
William Byrd ll Was one of the best known of the Southern planters.
Overseer Men hired by planters to watch over and direct the work of slaves.
Stono Rebellion 1739 uprising of slaves in South Carolina leading to the tightening of already harsh slave laws.
Appalachian Mountains Stretched from eastern Canada south to Alabama.
Fall line Is where waterfalls prevent large boats from moving farther upriver.
Piedmont Means "foot of the mountains."
Clan Are large groups of families-sometimes in the thousands-that claim a common ancestor.
Created by: s0303150