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ch.4 vocabulary

QuestionAnswer
Backcountry ran along the appalachian mountains through the far western part of the other regions
subsistnce farming proudcing enough food for yourself
triangular trade a trading route with 3 stops
navigation acts had 4 major provisions deigned to ensure that england made money
smuggling importing or exporting goods illegally
cash crop a crop grown by a farmer to be sold for money rather than for personal use
gristmill a mill in which grain is ground to produce flour or meal
diversity a variety of people
artisan a skilled worked , like a weaver or a potter
conestoga wagon a vehicle with wide wheels
indigo a plant grown in the southern colonies that yields a deep blue dye
eliza lucas introduced indigo as a successful plantation crop after her father sent her to supervise his South Carolina plantations when she was 17 years old
william byrd II one of the best known southern planters, remembered for his writting
overseer men hired by planters to watch over and direct the work of slaves
stono rebellion In Sept. 1739 about 20 slaves gathered at Stono river just south of Charles Town and had a rebellion
applalachian mountains A mountain range that stretches from eastern Canada south to Alabama
fall line a point at which a waterfall prevents large boats from moving farther up river
piedmont a broad plateau that leads to the foot of a mountain range
clan a large group of families that claim a common ancestor
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